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Watson Road Elementary
For Parents
 

Welcome Parents!

 
What parents should know about their children using the internet...... (see attachment)
 
In this section you will find ideas about reading with your children, learn about our parent book section and great online resources about internet safety and current information important to parents on a variety of subjects. If you have any other suggestions, please feel free to email Mrs. Mamchur - linda.mamchur@sd23.bc.ca
 
Here are some great Family Literacy Web Sites:
Family Literacy Day
Family Literacy Educational Resources
Reading Answers
Reading is Fundamental
 
Our library also has a great selection of Adult books:
 
Welcome parents! Please feel free to come in and take a look at our selection. We happily accept donations of books that are in good shape and of course highly recommended by you!
 
Here are a few of the great titles we have in our collection:
 
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
Too Close to the Falls by Catherine Gildiner
Step on a Crack by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
If you are interested in signing out books please come into the library from 8:00 - 8:30 or 2:30 - 3:00 any day of the week, this way we can ensure someone is available to help you.
 
Here are some helpful online resources for parents:
 

Internet Safety:

 
Educational Sites Reviews and Games for Kids
 
Our children are growing up in a digital world which includes all types of potential social networking such as Facebook, MSN, My Space and blogging. Here is an excellent article about what you need to know to keep them safe on these sites.
 
Be aware of what kids do online, safety tips, challenges and how to get more involved.
 
Here is the latest in safety concerns, internat trends and protecting your children's privacy
 
Tips for parents
 
 
General Information:
 
Provides Parenting Information and tips
 
Parenting Advice, family games, recipes and activites for children
 
 
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