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Somer Lewis
lewiss@uncw.edu
910.962.7244

Watson College of Education
UNCW
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

Parents Websites

Resources on Parents for Teachers

14 Steps to Teacher Assertiveness How to Cope With Difficult Parents
http://www.teachers.net/gazette/MAY03/moore.html

Discipline Help
http://www.disciplinehelp.com
Reference for handling more than 117 misbehaviors at school and at home. Describes behavior, effects, actions, common mistakes made when handling the misbehavior, and appropriate ways of handling the situation.

Education World: Parent Involvement in Schools
http://www.education-world.com/a_special/parent_involvement.shtml
A huge list of topic-related articles that provide ideas, tips, and additional resources.

Home Visits "Really, Really Work"
http://www.educationworld.com/a_admin/admin/admin342.shtml
Article shares the views of educators who believe that home visits early in the school year are one of the easiest ways to establish relationships that support student learning.

Sites To Help Parents Help Their Children with the Internet
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/parents.htm
A large list of links sorted by subject that would be useful to provide to your students’ parents.

Survival Guide for New Teachers
http://www.ed.gov/teachers/become/about/survivalguide/index.html
A how-to for new teachers to learn to work effectively with veteran teachers, principals, parents, and teacher educators.

T.I.P.S. Tips for Involving Parents in Schoolwork
http://www.csos.jhu.edu/p2000/tips/TIPSmain.htm
Search tips by subject, activities, templates, projects, and resources.

Resources for Parents

Discipline Help
http://www.disciplinehelp.com
Reference for handling more than 117 misbehaviors at school and at home. Describes behavior, effects, actions, common mistakes made when handling the misbehavior, and appropriate ways of handling the situation.

Education World: Parent Involvement in Schools
http://www.education-world.com/a_special/parent_involvement.shtml
A huge list of topic-related articles that provide ideas, tips, and additional resources.