Office of Parental Involvement & The Parent Academy
Online tools and information available to assist Parents and
students in Elementary, Middle, and High School.
www.dadeschools.net This website assists parents, students, and the community
to find information about services, programs in the Miami-Dade County Public
• Navigate through the Parent Resource Guide: a one-stop source of helpful
tips and information to guide you as you guide your child. In this online resource, you will find
useful information on helping your child in school, becoming active with parent organizations such as
the PTA/PTSA, and understanding standardized tests.
• Access the Parent Portal and look up your child’s attendance, academic performance and more!
• Access The Parent Academy’s site and look at the calendar of workshops and activities
available for families and other information available to help your child succeed in school.
Additional links through The Parent Academy: Riverdeep Destination Success and Tumblebook
www.eduplace.com Need to find activities for your child? This website provides a home activity
center, ideas for outdoor games, educational materials and activities for students in elementary
and middle school.
www.homeworkspot.com Need help with homework? Need assistance finding
references and tools to complete assignments? This websites assists parents and
students to access articles by topic or search by keyword, access free tutoring, and
other information to complete assignments and homework in all grade levels.
www.number2.com This website can assist parents of middle and high school students with test
preparation in two ways. Parents can access a vast reservoir of questions, vocabulary drills, and
interactive tutorials. Parents can also use the coaching system to link with their child's account and
get updates on their progress. FREE!
www.nuestrosninos.com Nos proponemos seguir facilitando comunicación interactiva e información a
padres e hijos mediante esta pagina en el Internet; pláticas productivas para padres y proveedores,
foros comunitarios constructivos, educativos, informativos, e inspiradores en los que nos reunimos a
crecer y aprender en familia. Bienvenidos padres de hijos en educación media y superior.
http://www.usa.gov/gobiernousa/Educacion/Padres.shtml Esta hoja electrónica facilita información
y recursos accesibles para familias hablan el ingles como segunda lengua. También tiene a la
disposición temas de interés para padres e hijos, conferencias a larga distancia, publicaciones en
español, y un foro de preguntas y respuestas Información para todos los grados escolares.
http://www.Funbrain.com is a popular online destination for
interactive, educational games for children of all ages. Engaging
arcade-style and Flash games help kids build skills while making
http://www.FamilyEducation.com provides parents with
educational printables, parenting ideas, expert family advice,
arts & crafts projects, and many more activities for children of
all ages (babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and K-12 children).
Parents can browse information by both grade level and school
subject, find homework help by grade, and learn skill-building
tips to help your children excel.
http://fcat.com This website provides FCAT support systems
and tools for parents and students, FCAT practice test, tutorial
assistance, educational games, vocabulary builder, and much
www.FACTS.org This FREE online advising website helps students plan and track their education
progress from middle school through college, sponsored by the Department of Education and the
Florida Center for Advising & Academic Support.
http://www.college.gov/wps/portal This website is being built by the U.S. Department of Education
in collaboration with students. This site is intended to be the go-to source for information and
resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year
colleges and universities, and vocational or career schools). Most importantly, college.gov is intended
to provide inspiration and hope to all students, and encourage them to consider and pursue a
www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov This website provides information on federal student aid programs
to help students and their families evaluate their options for planning and paying for education
beyond high school. Esta información esta a su disposición en ingles y en español.
To access FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Submit 2008-2009 FAFSA on the Web Applications by midnight
Central Daylight time, June 30, 2009.
Submit 2009-2010 FAFSA on the Web Applications by midnight
Central Daylight time, June 30, 2010. More»
For copies of this brochure in English and Spanish, visit
www.edpubs.org or call 1-877-4ED-PUBS.
This information is available at: http://parents.dadeschools.net
“ Connecting Families, Communities, and Schools”