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Education Resources

The Early Start Development resource area provides tools, websites, books, and more to assist educators in their daily work and activities with youth. Check back often as these resources can change periodically. 


Google for Education is one of the best sites we have found for educators. They have a wealth of information and resources for every need. 


Books of the Month

Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper

"Stolen from her village, sold to the highest bidder, fifteen-year-old Amaris has only one thing left of her own - Hope." Winner of the Coretta Scott King Award

Ashes by Laurie Halse Anderson

"As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon have narrowly escaped Valley Forge—but their relief is short-lived." 


Student Engagement

Edutopia: Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

The Annie E. Casey Foundation: Increase Successful Diversion for Youth of Color

Teaching Thought: 10 Ways to Give Students More Control of Their Education



Parent Engagement

American Psychological Association - Parent Engagement: Many studies show the effectiveness of parental engagement in schools and how investing in strategies to support parent engagement can promote a positive education and healthy behaviors among children and adolescents.

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