Live online tutoring is available every day from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST. All you need is a County of Los Angeles Library card and an internet connection. If you do not have a library card, apply online at: https://lacountylibrary.org/library-cards/
Homework Help: Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. http://main.lacounty.ca.brainfuse.com/authenticate.asp
Additional free resources are available at either:
https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/center/learningexpresslibrary/school-center-ccss/home/middle-school or https://www.khanacademy.org/
Parent Education Workshops by Ludington Institute Family Enrichment:
Top 5 Ways To Raise A Healthy Teenager
Tips and Tools: Keeping Your Teenager Safe on Social Media
Improve Your Grades: Study Skills and Test Taking
Social Media Apps and Terms
Setting Limits Boundaries with Your Teenager
Drug Use and Abuse:
California Department of Education website on alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and prevention.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) site for teens and their parents about the dangers of drug use. Includes facts, games, and stories.
Drug use and abuse resources for parents who may be dealing with teen drug use and abuse.
Covers the different reasons young people abuse drugs and how to prevent the problem.
Drug abuse facts. Recognizing the signs, symptoms, and effects of drug abuse and addiction.
Tips on talking to kids about drugs, as well as information on specific drugs, slang names for drugs, what they look like, and frequently asked questions.
Parenting site launched by the White House of National Drug Control Policy.
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention.
The Frequently Asked Questions about bullying are extracted from key concepts presented in the California Department of Education's publication titled "Bullying at School."
Learn about how to respond to bullying by participating in games, viewing webisodes, and listening to real life stories.
Resources for parents about bullying.
The Stop Bullying Now intervention is based on the work of many researchers in bullying prevention including England's Smith and Sharp.
What cyberbullying is, how it works, and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies.
Provides cyber bullying statistics, downloads, fact sheets, stories, cases, research, resources, strategies, and solutions to help you stop online cruelty.
A public advertising campaign aimed at preventing cyberbullying.
Bullying is no longer on the playgrounds -- it has moved to cyber space.
This site is an easy read for kids and it has a section that gives to parents on how to discuss cyberbullying with their kids.
This article gives a general overview of several dangers on the Internet, such as child online safety, social media safety, etc. Helpful for parents and teachers to reference.
Cyberbullying: The Definitive Guide