“The child’s first and most influential teacher is the parent.” P. Mayfield
Parent and Family Engagement Plans 2018-1
The Timbo School Parent Center
Physical Location: High School Library
Virtual Parent Center: Timbo Parent Center
Reading Initiative for Arkansas provides resources for parents for children from Birth and up to help with reading at home.
Twenty Ways You Can Help Your Children Succeed at School is a bilingual site providing many ways parents can support their children's learning.
My Child/My Student is provided by a sponsorship between education and community organizations, the State Board of Education, and the Arkansas Department of Education to give parents helpful information and tips.
The Center for Effective Parenting has a variety of information on topics including general parenting tips, discipline and intervention strategies, and specific issues or concerns.
Parent Involvement in Education from the Center for Effective Parenting has tips on communication, motivation, organizational, study skills, and testing.
Parent Toolkit includes tips and guides to guide you from Pre-k through high school.
The Arkansas Department of Education offers several links for parents on a range of topics.
Parent Concerns for digital media from Common Sense Media (includes cyberbullying, privacy and safety, etc.
Common Core State Standards
What Parents Should Know About the Common Core State Standards
Frequently Asked Questions About the Common Core State Standards
Homework & Research Tools
Tassel Time K-12 resources with access provided by the District. Contact the school for you username and password
AR Traveler Databases Access library databases for research at home.
Khan Academy provides video tutorials. Especially useful for math at all grade levels.
ReadWriteThink provides resources including games, tools, tips, and how-to's for K-12 students.
Online Resources (PDF files)
Growing Up Drug Free: A Parent's Guide to Prevention (US Dept. of Ed. Publication)
Doing What Works: Increased Learning Time Beyond the Regular School Day (US Dept. of Ed. Publication)
Parent Power: Build the Bridge to Success (US Dept. of Ed. Publication)
Literacy Begins at Home: Teach Them to Read (US Dept. of Ed. Publication)
Shining Stars: Kindergartners Learn to Read- How Parents Can Help Their Kindergartners Learn to Read (National Institute for Literacy)
Shining Stars: First Graders Learn to Read - How Parents Can Help Their First Graders Learn to Read (National Institute for Literacy)
Shining Stars: Second & Third Graders Learn to Read - How Parents Can Help Their Second & Third Graders Learn to Read (National Institute for Literacy)