PEN has published the following fact sheets, available in Spanish or English.
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:
A Guide for Wyoming Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren -- Currently Being Updated
This guide gives grandparents who are raising grandchildren an overview of available services and programs, a general direction in getting needed assistance, and encouragement and support for performing the task of nurturing, guiding, protecting, and providing for their grandchildren. The guide offers tips and general information that grandparents may need to consider as they take on the responsibility of raising their grandchildren.
PEN Notes are a series of fact sheets on strategies and tips on typical parenting issues that affect our families.
- Parent Involvement
- Productive Parent/Teacher Conferences
- Self Esteem
- Homework: Hassles and Strategies
- Dads Do Make a Difference
- Safe Schools
- Home Alone
- Raising a Reader
- Our Children and the Internet
- Preparing for the PAWS -- Currently being edited
- Is Your Child Ready for School?
- Summer Fun!
- Peer Pressure
- The Motivated Child
- Easing the Teasing
- Activity Overload
- Stopping the Backtalk
- Learning Styles
- Adventuring with Children
- Tips for Becoming a More Effective Parent
- Successful Single-Parenting
- Adolescent Brain Growth
- Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?
- Habits for Better Health and Wellness
- MAP Testing
- Shyness in Children
- Progress Monitoring
- Lost in a Maze of Acroynms
- Universal Design
Thoughts for Tots
Thoughts for Tots are a series of early childhood fact sheets from A – Z with tips and ideas on raising infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
- #A Get Ready to Read
- #B Managing Morning Madness
- #C Teachable Moments
- #D Nurturing a Toddler's Gifts
- #E Who's Listening?
- #F Let's Get Active
- #G The Trouble with Perfect
- #H Bedtime Battles
- #I Understanding the Fear Factors
- #J Keeping Clean
- #K Tempering Temper Tantrums
- #L Understanding and Handling Bedwetting
- #M Choosing Child Care
- #N Ouch! Biting Hurts!
- #O Learning to Use Words
- #P Sibling Rivalry
- #Q Raising Well-Behaved Children is No Accident
- #R Is It Lying or Telling Tales?
- #S If I Want It, It's Mine!
- #T Chubbiness in Children
- #U Infant and Toddler Brain Building
- #V Home Safety for Children
- #W Those Troublesome Thumbs
- #X Toilet Training Toddlers
- #Y Who's Whining Now?
- #Z Teaching Children through Positive Discipline and Guidance
Education Extras are a series of fact sheets on educational issues specific to Wyoming that relate to standards, accountability, assessments, and No Child Left Behind.
- State of Wyoming Education Standards
- Supplemental Educational Services(SES)
- Adequate Yearly Progress(AYP)
- Building Intervention Team and/or Building At-Risk Team
- No Child Left Behind
- Guidelines for Parents Regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Title 1: What It Means to Parents and Students
- Ten Key Benefits for Parents of English Language Learners
- McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act
- Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS)-- Currently being edited
- School Wellness Policy
- Hathaway Scholarship Program - An Overview
- Parental Involvement
- Highly Qualified Teachers
- Success Curriculum for Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility
- Parent Options Under NCLB
Reading and writing are skills we use in every part of our life. Together these skills form literacy and are the building blocks of your child’s future. Literacy begins long before a child starts school. Join Julie Yager and Carolyn Lampman Brubaker as they explore dozens of entertaining activities to help develop early literacy skills and build a love of reading and writing.