as one would think. The following suggestions require more
effort and determination. If you do nothing, you trust
PERFECT STRANGERS to look out for your child's best
your child and your community.
the Internet. Reading and comprehending at the highest
level is the best defense when surfing the Web..
School System. Begin by visiting
each of the websites below. US
Citizens, do the same in your town
Parents & Community welcome
at open sessions
products available to Parents that
will help students succeed on
Standardized tests. One of the
best ways to succeed on any test
is to prepare. Every student should
benefit from being taught strategies
used by scholars to achieve high
scores on standardized tests. This
must be part of all educational
initiatives in the United States. Many
gently used resources are available
at very reasonable prices. Some
products only require shipping
costs. Hold cursor over book for
details. Request copies at school.
when they demonstrate a command of the Language. A
large vocabulary plays a great part in SAT verbal scores.
This simple puzzle will help you learn at least 5 new words
per day. I try to get 100% correct everyday. It doesn't
always work, but I generally remember the words when I
see them again.
Which Internet programs should you join?
Every One Wants to Help me succeed on the Internet.
How do I get on the Job Training?
What about ebooks? Should I Purchase Them?
Why must I learn to write ads?
Do Classified Ads Work?
Are Online Social Networking Communities Helpful & Safe?
Do I need a Blog?
Surfing the Internet requires high levels of reading
comprehension. An avid reader is safer on the
Review graded work
Check appearance of work yourself
Look at handwriting, must have some cursive
How many, if any are online Texts
Reading and study habits
Posture while reading or studying
Do they really need a Facebook Profile?
Friends' study habits are also important
Especially if there are sleepovers
Are major subject projects posted on schools website?
Reading, Achievement scores on Tests discussed
out as much as you can about them.
Who are they? It is an elected board now. Are they
working hard to live up to campaign promises?
informed on vital issues that
affect your child's education
and well being.
The Computer is a wonderful Parental teaching tool. Use the
one you have at home to begin teaching your children to
read, count and problem solve before they learn to read.
They learn to point and click before 2 years old. This is
valuable one on one Learning time.
Everyone Owns The Information
place. Have we become too dependent? Is
overuse of the Internet making us lazy, gullible,
unemployed & functional illiterates? Take control.
Calculate your own route on the information highway.
What humans are capable of accomplishing on the
Internet has changed drastically. The Internet is no longer
unchartered territory. Millions of small companies are
engaged in a fierce struggle aimed at getting rich quickly.
Scores of folks are imitating a guy who claims that he is
getting rich while working in his underwear only 30 minutes
a day. Home based businesses are locked in a battle to
claim your hard earned dollar. There are thousands of
schemes out there designed specifically to collect your
valuable private information. Many of these struggling
entrepreneurs are part of a campaign designed to abscond
with every dollar that you have ever made.
that you have never heard of, received or used.
your family's. Make sure your child has
access to a computer. The computer must
be protected with a good Internet Security Contract.
Use parental controls, and follow directions carefully.
Explore the benefits of computer literacy while
protecting your interests and identity on the Internet.
The NJ Dept. of Education has many free resources
for parents, students, teachers, and community
Retiring or Semi-retired
Use this secure financial planning tool
that uses your earnings record
information to estimate your monthly
Phone - 1-800-772-1213 7am - 7pm
Deaf or hard of hearing
sign up three months before reaching
Other useful Websites
This website contains calculators for
financial planning & information on
money-related matters, such as
retirement planning and starting a small
Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement
The Securities and Exchange
Commission has a wealth of
information on different investment
products & topics available.
This site has a variety of resources for
seniors on topics including retirement
planning, housing and health.
Tools from the U.S.
Department of Education
These databases, books, and
brochures can help parents and
schools make choice work. They were
developed by the U.S. Department of
Education, are free and can be
reproduced without permission.
•School Choice for Administrators
•School Choice for Parents
•Supplemental Educational Services
•Find a School
The U.S. Department of
Education manages grant
programs and provides services
that support school choice.
◦Charter School Facilities Credit
◦Charter School Facilities State Incentive
◦D.C. School Choice Incentive
◦Parent Information and Resource
◦Voluntary Public School Choice
◦Office of Non-Public Education
◦Faith Based and Neighborhood