Parent Resources

Learning is a lifelong endeavor, and our parents model this every day.

As partners in the education of our children, families have the opportunity to spend time in the classrooms, sharing special talents and knowledge, helping with projects/events and leading by example.

We value our families and work to ensure a strong home-school connection.

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BOOK LIST
We are all life-long learners and avid readers! Here are some of our favorite titles. You can help support our fundraising efforts with your purchases through smile.amazon.com.

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
http://richardlouv.com/books/last-child/

Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World by Tony Wagner
http://www.tonywagner.com/creating-innovators/

Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing our Kids for the Innovation Era by Tony Wagner
https://www.mltsfilm.org/

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
http://www.catherinethimmesh.com/books/girls.html

Teach Like A Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator by Dave Burgess
http://daveburgess.com/

Conscious Parenting: The Holistic Guide to Raising and Nourishing Healthy, Happy Children by Gabriel Cousens
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2htJWkqwr4

Kids Deserve It! Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking by Todd Nesloney
http://www.kidsdeserveit.com/

Mindful Education: Cultivating Well-Being in Teachers and Students by Daniel Rechtschaffen
http://danielrechtschaffen.com/books/

Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergarten: The Handbook for Outdoor Learning by David Sobel
http://naturalstart.org/resources/nature-preschools-and-forest-kindergartens-handbook-outdoor-learning

ONLINE RESOURCES
Some of our Favorite On-line Places

Project-Based Learning:

http://www.edutopia.org/pbl-research-learning-outcomes

http://www.nea.org/tools/16963.htm