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Thank you for visiting our Academics Resources Hub. Click a topic below to find ideas and resources for working with families to support student academic success areas like Math, English/Language Arts, Art, Social Studies, Physical Education, and Science/Technology! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at

Real Talk: Ideas for Parenting Young Children

RealTalk Webinars for Families with Young Children

Let’s be honest: parenting young children can sometimes be hard. That’s why we asked OSU early childhood experts to weigh ...
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Website: Reading Tips for Families

At this website, families of children birth through elementary school can find helpful tips and activities to encourage your children ...
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Supporting Student Growth Over the Summer

Supporting Student Growth Over the Summer

The five resources featured below contain family-friendly ideas to encourage growth in math, reading, internet/technology use, and typing over the ...
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Podcast: Teaching the ABCs with OSU’s Dr. Shayne Piasta

This podcast from South Side Early Learning features Dr. Shayne Piasta, an associate professor at The Ohio State University, who ...
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Quick Family Guides: Grade Level Expectations for K-5 (Available in English & Spanish)

These family guides from Seek Common Ground can help you as a parent/caregiver understand more about what your child should ...
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International Children’s Digital Library – Over 4,000 digital books in 59 languages for families to read at home

The International Digital Children's Library website contains digital books for families to read with their children in their home language ...
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InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions on: setting up a learning environment ...
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How do families of young children teach early math concepts at home? A Research review from Purdue University

In this review of research from Purdue University, they share what they found by looking at large scale, long-term studies ...
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Literacy Central October 2018 Calendar

Printable Calendars with Daily Literacy-At-Home Activities

These pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten - 5th Grade calendars are a great resource for you to engage your child in activities ...
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Family-Centered Instructional Planning Do's and Don'ts for Remote Learning

Family-Centered Instructional Planning Do’s and Don’ts for Remote Learning

We know that many teachers are working to ensure students can be successful remote learners this school year. Our guide ...
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