Welcome to Parent University!
Inspired Learning strives to provide educational opportunities for parents as well as students in order to increase parent involvement and empower parents to raise children who are successful not only in school, but also in life. Check back with us often for new resources and links related to our themes for the month!
This Fall at Inspired Learning:
We will be hosting 2 Parent Workshops per month. Monthly parent workshops can be found on our Upcoming Events page and related links as well as useful tips are listed below.
Internet Safety 101: Helpful Guides for Parents
Check out our top internet safety advice to make sure going online is a positive experience for you and your child: Discover the Internet together. Agree with your child rules for Internet use in your home. Encourage your child to be careful when disclosing personal information.
Halloween Safety Tips
If you’re new to the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, you may wonder what your role is and how much you can offer. Remember this: You may not be an expert about special education, but you are an expert about your child.
20 Organizational Tips for a Low Stress Year
Start the school year off right with these 20 back-to-school home organization tips. Set up a homework station before school starts where the kids can get their work done. Color code school binders and activity sports bags to make it easier to get out the door in the morning. Find out tips for keeping track of all those school papers, getting off to school on time and how to make sure that the school year starts smoothly.
Screen Time App
Incredibly, children are spending over 7 hours a day on their smartphones, this is significantly more than the recommended healthy amount of 2 hours.Screen Time is here to help parents ensure their kids are discovering all that childhood has to offer, online and off. The Screen Time app provides simple monitoring and management tools to achieve a happy balance… argument free!
Helping your Gradeschooler with Homework
When it comes to homework, be there to offer support and guidance, answer questions, help interpret assignment instructions, and review the completed work. But resist the urge to provide the right answers or complete assignments.
Focus on helping kids develop the problem-solving skills they'll need to get through this assignment and any others, and offer your encouragement as they do. They'll develop confidence and a love of learning from doing it themselves.
Community Resources and Partners: