Kinder to Career Resources

It's never to early to begin talk to your student about what they want to be when they get older. Elementary is the perfect time to introduce your student to the many career opportunities that are available.

 

Resources

Academic

Academic Resources

Khan Academy

Free practice exercises, videos, and a personalized learning dashboard for kindergarten to college

National Center for Families

A Site with tools to empower parents and children struggling with low literacy, language skills and living in poverty

National Center for Learning Disabilities – Supporting Academic Success

Start with a Book: Read. Talk. Explore!

The free resources from Start with a Book build on what young children already like — dinosaurs, building, animals, sports, superheroes and music — so that parents, camp counselors, and others can have fun and interact meaningfully with children while helping to strengthen their reading skills.

Reading Rockets

Celebrate the joy of reading and writing with daily children’s literature quiz, reading adventure packs, colorful bilingual doorhangers and other fun printables, e-cards, quotable quotes, and web widgets.

Helping your child Learn Mathematics

This booklet includes a range of activities for families with children from preschool age through grade 5. The activities are designed for you to have fun with your child while developing and reinforcing mathematical skills.

Math Tips for Parents

From summer learning to year round math tips, find answers and advice for supporting your child in mathematics.

Great Math Website for Kids

Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14.

 

Career

Career Resources

Starting The Conversation: Talk With Your Kids About Their Future TODAY

Career View

Career View provides elementary worksheets/lessons, activates, and more for each grade level.

Jobs! A Career Coloring Book

This coloring book introduces students in grades K through 2 to the world of work. Featuring a poem and fun illustrations of sample jobs for coloring.

Paws in Jobland

Paws in Jobland takes elementary school students on a lively tour through the neighborhood of Jobland. Along the way, they learn how to identify personal interests and explore careers.

Kids Work!

A virtual community of workplaces, designed to give students an interactive job exploration experience that connects school work to real work.

Social Support

Social and Emotional Support Resources

Stop Bullying Kids Videos

If you have done everything you can to resolve the situation and nothing has worked, or someone is in immediate danger, there are ways to get help.

Bullying. NO WAY!

Parents, caregivers and early childhood educators are children's first teachers about positive and healthy relationships. You don't need to use the word 'bullying' to begin to teach young children a wide range of skills that will prevent bullying.

Emotional Support and Student Learning

In caring schools, a critical connection has been made between students’ academic achievement and their need to feel safe, accepted, and valued.

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Social, Emotional and Behavioral Challenges

National Center for Learning Disabilities – Identifying Struggling Students

Understood for learning & attention issues

For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.