Web Sites for Educators
http://literacy.kent.edu/Oasis/PACT/ "Parent Made Developmental Tools Integrating Parenting, Self-Esteem, Literacy, and Fun" is brought to you by Rita Hoppert and Cincinnati Public Schools Even Start. There are activities galore for young children and their parents!
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Math/index.html "Helping your Child Learn Math" provides age-appropriate math-related activities for parents and children. There is a "Resources" section at the end that lists great math Web sites for parents and children, math books for parents, math books for children, and math magazines for children.
http://www.zerotothree.org/index.htm ZERO TO THREE is a national non-profit charitable organization. Their mission is to "promote the healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf." There are lots of resources on this Web site for both parents and professionals.
http://www.famlit.org The National Center for Family Literacy Web site has information about policy and advocacy, research, publications, training, welfare initiatives and school initiatives, and a variety of other subjects. Their newsletter is published on line. Also, there are links to other resources relevant to Family Literacy.
http://www.familiesusa.org/ Families USA The Voice for Health Care Consumers Web site provides information about health care issues, including Medicaid, managed care, Medicare, children's health, and the uninsured. You'll also find lots of resources for health care advocacy. This is definitely a site for literate adults, but the information offered sheds light on issues that confront all health care consumers. This site could provide background and resource materials for lessons on health in the literacy classroom.