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GEORGIA PIRC

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENT

Georgia Parental Information and Resource Center
PARENT RESOURCES
Reading to Your Child

These are resources designed to improve family reading habits and promote increased reading time with children. Visit the GA PIRC website to access resources and materials that describe strategies to help improve reading habits.

Starting Kindergarten

These are resources that will help parents and children overcome anxiety over entering an unfamiliar environment with new friends and new teachers. Contact the GA Parents as Teachers Network, a GA PIRC Partner, to obtain resources for parents on transitioning to the classroom setting.

Homework Help

These are resources and tips on how parents can use existing resources and new resources to help their child overcome homework challenges. Visit the GA PIRC website to access information to address homework help.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

This is information that will help determine the "who, what, why" of a parent-teacher conference.

Who participates? What typically happens and what should happen during the meeting? Who is responsible for scheduling and conducting the conference? A document providing this information can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website.

PTAs and PTOs

What is the difference between a PTA and PTO? How can you best work with the parent group at your school? What is the role of the parent involvement group at your school? The GA PIRC website provides an explanation of each group.

Transition to Middle School

The transition from elementary school to middle school can be challenging to both the parent and the child. Resources are available that address emotion management as well as what to expect with new academic requirements. A PowerPoint presentation on transition to middle school for parents has been prepared by GA PIRC. Please visit the website for more information.

Helping Your Child Succeed in High School

Information is available that addresses goal setting, decision-making and outside influences as well as learning about necessary testing necessary to graduate high school. Contact the GA PIRC for notification of workshops and training that help parents be better prepared to address high school academic and non-academic success.

100 Tips for Parents

Easy to understand tips make it easier for parents to help with academic success. A document with 100 tips for parents can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website. School can be challenging to both the parent and the child. Resources are available that address emotion management as well as what to expect with new academic requirements. A PowerPoint presentation on transition to middle school for parents has been prepared by GA PIRC. Please visit the website for more information.

Helping Your Child Succeed in High School

Information is available that addresses goal setting, decision-making and outside influences as well as learning about necessary testing necessary to graduate high school. Contact the GAPIRC for notification of workshops and training that help parents be better prepared to address high school academic and non-academic success.

100 Tips for Parents

Easy to understand tips make it easier for parents to help with academic success. A document with 100 tips for parents can be downloaded from the GA PIRC website.

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