Parents and caregivers are the most important teachers children will ever have. Whether it be creating and supporting a positive learning environment, helping children make the transition between schools, or building stronger parent-child relationships, what parents do (and don't do) makes a tremendous impact on their children.
The following resources help parents and other caregivers aid their children's school success.
Get tips for creating a supportive learning environment at home and the community.
Help your children transition into, between, and out of school.
Strengthen your own relationships with your children to help them succeed in school.
Gain an understanding of why friendships are important to children, and what you can do to build your children's friendship skills.
Find out how much TV your children should be watching and get ideas for limiting TV time.
Families as Partners in Education — Minnesota Department of Education — Explore resources that can help you get more engaged in your child's education.
Live Healthy, Live Well — Offers online resources and classes for families to keep bodies, minds, homes, and futures healthy.
Resources for Families — Free web-based resources for families experiencing a family transition like divorce or separation.
Online Courses for Families — Take advantage of free or low-cost online courses on overindulgence, alcohol use, renting, saving money on groceries, and more.