Iowa Reading Resource Center Caregivers Resource Hub: Information on core literacy skills, Science of Reading, Structured Literacy, Advocating for your student, Assistive Technology, and Understanding Fastbridge (the screening and progress monitoring assessments used in DMPS).
Reading Partners: comprehensive resources for families to understand and support reading development
Reading Rockets: Reading 101 Guide for Parents
National Center on Improving Literacy: resources to support helping children read and write and with practical ideas and strategies. Many resources available in Spanish.
EL Education: Website with curriculum materials DMPS uses for Literacy instruction. An account can be created to learn about the units of instruction for each grade level.
Prodigy: 10 Free Math Resources to help parents understand their children’s lessons
Khan Academy: Free online courses, lessons and practice
ST Math: Resources for parents and families to help children succeed at math
Illustrative Mathematics: Website with curriculum materials DMPS uses for Math instruction.
Learner Differences Resources
Understood: Nonprofit organization founded by parents of a child with a learning and thinking difference. Resources provide people with the tools and information to navigate challenges, improve skills, discover strengths, and find support.
Decoding Dyslexia Iowa: A compilation of websites, resource sites, information about 504s and IEP, and assistive technology resources.
Institute for Educational Advancement 10 Websites for Gifted Kids: compilation of websites recommended by the IEA’s community for gifted kids
Center for Parent Information and Resources: Resources to help families with behavior at home
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning: Parent training modules and resources for supporting social and emotional skills in children