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Resources by Topic

Child and Family Health

Title Languages Source
Breast Cancer: Detection, Prevention, and Treatment (video) Somali Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Healthy Teeth for Children (video) Vietnamese ECHO Minnesota
How to Talk to Kids about Crisis (video) Vietnamese Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Mental Health Help (video) Vietnamese ECHO Minnesota
Mental Health Help (video) Spanish Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Parent Education for Somali Americans: Autism (video) Somali Mayo Clinic Department of Pediatrics
Prenatal Health (video) Hmong Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Preventing Diabetes in Teens (video) Spanish Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Preventing Diabetes in Teens (video) Somali Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Protect Your Family From Measles (video) Oromo Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO

 

Funding A Child's Education

Helping students and their families pay for college.

Title Languages Source
Helping Children to Succeed in High School and Make It to College (video) Spanish Ronald McDonald House Charities
Make College a Part of Your Future Dakota, English, French, Hmong, Ojibwa, Somali, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Your Guide to Paying for College English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali Minnesota Office of Higher Education

Home-School Collaboration

Bringing parents and school workers together to help children learn and feel successful.

Title Languages Source
Make College a Part of Your Future Dakota, English, French, Hmong, Ojibwe, Somali, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Making Parent-Teacher Conferences Work for Your Child English Parent Teacher Association
Parent Teacher Conference English, Spanish Colorin Colorado
Parent Teacher Conference English Family Education
Parent Teacher Conference English, Spanish Montgomery County Public Schools
Parent Teacher Conference English National Association of School Psychologists Home-School Conferences
Parent Teacher Conference English Parent-Teacher Conference Kit

Parent Involvement

Strategies for engaging parents and other family members in children's education and improve children's learning at home and at school.

Title Languages Source
Committed Parents: The Secret Resource in Your Children's Education Spanish NYU Child Study Center
Continuing Education At Home: Story Time Questions for Parents Chinese, English, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese Neighborhood House
Early Childhood Screening English, Spanish, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Somali, Vietnamese Saint Paul Public Schools
Educational Games and Activities English Resources for Parents at Internet4Classrooms
Family Calendars SPPS English, Hmong, Karen, Somali, Spanish Saint Paul Public Schools
Family Guide English, Hmong, Somali, Spanish Reading Rockets
Getting Your Children Ready for Kindergarten (video) Somali Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Getting Your Children Ready for Kindergarten (video) Spanish Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
How to Improve Your Child's Education at Home and at School English, Spanish, Vietnamese Neighborhood House
Make College a Part of Your Future Dakota, English, French, Hmong, Ojibwe, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
MAP Resources for Parents and Students English Poway Unified School District
Multiple Resources for Parents English PBS Parents
Multiple Resources for Parents Burmese, Cambodian, English, Lao, Somali, Vietnamese San Diego Unified School District
Parents for Somali Parents English Somali American Parent Association
Saint Paul Public Schools English, Karen, Spanish, Hmong, Somali Saint Paul Public Schools
School Resources for Parents English MN Department of Education
Special Education for Young Children (Video) Somali Twin Cities Public Television/ ECHO
Tip Sheets for Parents in 15 Languages Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu People for Education
Tips for Reading with Children Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Lao, Mende, Nuer, Oromo, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tibetan, Tigrinya, Urdu, Vietnamese Minnesota Center for Humanities
Toolkit for Hispanic Families Spanish U.S. Department of Education

Academic Resources for ESL/ELL Students

Providing resources for ESL/ELL parents and students.

Title Languages Source
Bilingual Glossaries Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, Burmese Chinese, French, Haitian, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Serbo-Croatian, Vietnamese, Urdu New York State Education Department
ESL Bits English ESL Bits
Grad to Great Karen Saint Paul Public Schools
Ideas and Resources for Parents of ESL/ELL Students English Teachers First
Make College a Part of Your Future Dakota, English, French, Hmong, Ojibwe, Somali, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Update SPPS Information Karen Saint Paul Public Schools

Understanding the American School System

Understanding how the school system works and how parents and families can help children succeed.

Title Languages Source
Educational Handbook for Refugee Parents Burmese, English, French, Somali, Spanish Bridging Refugee Youth & Children's Services (BRYCS)
Guide to Your Children's Schools: A Parent Handbook Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, Vietnamese Illinois State Board of Education
Registering Child in School Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Russian, Spanish, Tigrinya The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
Tip Sheets for Parents in 15 Languages Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu People for Education