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Great Web Resources for Parents and Students
The websites listed below offer students and family’s academic, social and emotional resources and information. Many are available in other languages.   Los Angeles Unified School District’s web site Thomas Starr King Middle School web site Amazing parent and teen resources For kids and teens, Weekly e-letter for kids, teens and parents, in English and Spanish Safety, health, college and career planning Suicide Prevention and info for survivors This site contains lots of practical information on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Great site for info on all topics relating to family American Psychological Association Transitioning, study skills, planning, friends American Medical Association health and support resources  American School Psychologist Association National Institute for Mental Health Nat’l Alliance for M.H. American Academy of Child &Adolescent Psychiatry Support for Caregivers, families Check for local family and teen support groups Free grief counseling for children National Center for Learning Disabilities Learning Disabilities Assoc. of America International Dyslexia Association (IDA) National Association for Gifted California Association for the Gifted  Support for Grandparents raising grandchildren Resources re: the “choking game” Children and Adults with ADHD  Type in “Adolescent Health”
Additional Academic Planning Info, Homework Help and Study Skills Los Angeles Public Library homework and live homework help Harvey Mudd College free over-the-phone tutoring for math and science California Department of Education, CST testing, and resources to prepare for the CAHSEE LA County Office of Education, go to resources and web links Internet Public Library, links to all topics Great study resources  Great Skills Site! Links to study skills Time Management and other skills Women and girls in math and science Makes flash cards for all subjects, all grade levels Great outlines/study guides for all academic subjects & Math support web sites & Interactive web site linked to math book  Great study skills resources  Math website will re-teach math concepts Math help
California’s Public Colleges and Universities

University of California (UC): or /doorways
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California State University (CSU):
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Community Colleges (CC):  
CC Campus Locations: (English &Spanish): College planning and funding information College and career planning tool for all BUSD students through 12th gr. Create a portfolio, use site ID 0105688 Password: dastarr, use your permanent school id# to create your portfolio
Anti-Bully/Relational Aggression
Some of the sites listed below have great info/resources about bullying, safety, etc. In addition those listed below offer additional support. The Human Relations Council The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use A guide for interpreting net language, meaning and symbols Contains info, resources and programs on cyberbulling Web resources from Teaching Tolerance International Bully Prevention Association Operation Respect Creating safe environments Internet Safety
Great Learning Resources, Catalogs and Learning Tools Los Angeles Public Library homework and live homework help DK Eyewitness Publishing Discovery Kids resources An array of Museum quality, entertaining, educational products that extend the “museum experience” into the home
Educational learning toys and books to reinforce skills High-quality books can help you guide and support your children Useful educational materials to help parents maximize their effectiveness with youth School House Rock: Computer games, DVD’s and CD’s include Multiplication, Grammar, Science and History Rock to reinforce curriculum students are learning in school Museum of Online Museums LA County Museum of Art offers free membership for youth until 18 years old Youth Poetry Slam site Remo Percussion and Drum shop on Coldwater Canyon, just north of Sherman Way offers FREE community drum circles Tuesday nights 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.  Check the website for more information. 89.9 National Public Radio, wonderful learning programming! The website for National Public Radio, check archives for gems! Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist monk shares meditations and information about mindful presence to assist with stress, anger, anxiety and grief Hidden Kitchens & The Hidden World of Girls. Wonderful!