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Find great resources, tips, and ideas for families - reading, writing, ACT prep, and so much more. These resources are available to help parents and caregivers to continue and reinforce your child’s education.  Please note that this is not a complete list of resources, we will continue to add more as they become available. 

bilingual   Resource available in multiple languages.

 

Career Planning

  • Career One Stop
    Career One Stop is a source for career exploration, training and jobs. Students are able to complete interest inventories, research certain careers, or learn more about the military.
  • Kuder
    Provides college and career resources to help best prepare students for life after high school. Resources include areas in resume building, applying to scholarships, career exploration, summer internships and much more.

  • MS Works Magazine
    MS Works Magazine connects you with everything you need to know to find a great career and a great future in Mississippi. Visit this site to explore the MS Works Magazine and utilize helpful career development tools. 

College Planning

  • Advanced Placement (College Board)
    • Explainer Videos: New videos are available to give students quick, easily accessible information about their test day experience, what they need to do to prepare, exam security, and more.
    • College Planning Tools
  • Get2College
    A program of the Woodward Hines Education Foundation, Get2College specializes in college planning and financial aid in Mississippi. We serve any student seeking a post-secondary education, with a special focus on students who have been traditionally underrepresented in college. 

Digital Safety

Dyslexia

  • Alta Read 
    ALTA is an international professional certifying organization dedicated to the remediation of written language skills. ALTA certifies individuals trained in the remediation of written language skills. ALTA requires that members meet specific standards, maintain CEUs, and follow the organization's Code of Ethics.
  • International Dyslexia Association 
    To create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need.
  • Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity 
    This website is a resource to illuminate the creative and intellectual strengths of those with dyslexia, to disseminate the latest scientific research and practical resources, and to transform the treatment of all dyslexic children and adults. 

English Learners

  • Colorin Colorado bilingual
    English Learner resources organized by grade. Resources include articles, videos, webcasts, tip sheets, and recommended websites.

Gifted Learners

  • National Association of Gifted Children (PreK - 12th)
    The National Association for Gifted Children provides resources regarding understanding Covid-19 along with best practices for online teaching and resources to support the learning and social-emotional needs of gifted learners. 
  • Resources for Inquisitive Students 
    This digest of 146 resources features topics from art to space, and everything in between. There are options that require screen-time and others that involve play and discovery. Every student with questions is bound to find some answers here.
  • Virtual Gifted and Talented Enrichment Support Materials 
    The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education has curated a vast array of resources for students, parents, and teachers to educational needs of gifted students virtually. This digest is organized by content area and grade level with options to meet the teaching needs of parents and teachers and the learning needs of gifted children. KAGE continues to update this collection of resources.