• Parent Resources

    Below is a list of web links that offer education resources for parents. Please read the short description for each link to see what resource will meet your needs. Please check back often, as this is a work in progress!

    Please email our Communications Department at pr@springfield.k12.or.us to request a specific link you would like to see.

    Parent ToolKit
    Parent ToolKit was created by the NBC News Education Nation to provide grade-by-grade information, tips and resources for parents to be more involved in their kids' education.
    Classroom2.0 is a NING, a kind of social network for those interested in Web2.0 and collaborative technologies in education. Learn more about social media and the use of technology in the classroom.
    United States Department of Education
    Ed.gov provides information about public education in the United States, including grant and funding sources, education policy, educational research, and more.
    Oregon Department of Education The ODE's Parent area provides a wealth of information about public schools in Oregon, including information about the Oregon diploma, service learning, homeless education, early childhood readiness, accelerated learning, talented and gifted resource, etc.

    Oregon Skill Sets Lists of knowledge and skills in career technical education (CTE) that students need to be successful. You can search by career area, by specific occupation, or by key word.
    Common Craft
    Common Craft produces short explanatory videos that are focused on making complex ideas easy to understand. Learn about things your kids are using like blogs, wikis, twitter, social networking, and RSS.
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Educate yourself and your kids about safety offline and online.
    Stand for Children
    Stand for Children is a citizen voice for children. Their mission is to use the power of grassroots action to help all children get the excellent public education and strong support they need to thrive.