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Parent Resources

Welcome to Broadview`s parent support page. We hope you will find the following resources helpful to support you and your child`s success.

Broadview General Information
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Click here to view a Broadview Public School initiative presented to Parent Council in January 2015.

 Click here to view a presentation made to staff on the importance of phonological awareness in the early years.

Click here for an extensive list of kindergarten to grade 4 literacy activities prepared for the 2014 Broadview PS Literacy Evening.

Helpful Websites:

 Click here for guides and tool kits for parental engagement and how to support your child from the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE). 

 FSL Homework Toolbox is a website with valuable information for homework success, work habits, research skills, oral communication skills, listening skills and instructional strategies for language and math. Useful tips for FSL and well as English language learners. Worth a visit!

 Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO)

 Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa

 Misunderstood Minds is a website which allows you to experience learning challenges such as many students in the areas of attention, reading, writing and mathematics. Worth a visit!

Ontario Ministry of Education, Supporting Minds, An Educators' Guide to Promoting Students' Mental Health and Well-being, Draft version, 2013.

 OCSSB Parent Guide to Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting (Kindergarten - Grade 8)

Resources to Support Children with Learning Challenges:

 Eide, Brock and Eide, Fernette, The Mislabelled ChildHow Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success, Yyperion, 2006, 492p.

Levine, Mel, A Mind at a Time, Simon & Schuster, 2002, 342p.

Levine, Mel, Educational Care, A system of Understanding and Helping Children with Learning Differences at Home and in School, 2nd Edition, Educators Publishing Service, 358p.

Levine, Mel, The Myth of Laziness, Simon and Schuster, 2003, 258p.                             Excellent book on writing output challenges.

Resources of General Interest:

MacDonald, Barry, Boy Smarts, Mentoring Boys for Success at School, Mentoring Press, 2005, 234p. www.MentoringBoys.com

Mamen, Dr. Maggie, The Pampered Child Syndrome, How to Recognize It, How to Manage It, and How to Avoid It, A Guide for Parents and Professionals, General Store Publishing House, 2004, 154p.

Russell, Alex and Falconer, Tim, Drop the Worry Ball: How to Parent in the Age of Entitlement, Harper Collins, 2012, 343p

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