Parents & Teachers

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Talking About COVID-19 With Kids & Teens

West Orange Board of Education

Free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense.

Online Safety Guides for Parents and Educators

NJ Department of Education (including CommonCore State Standards)

Questions Form for the NJDOE

Leveled Books

Reading Beyond
Compiled by American Library Association and Children's Book Council, these lists suggest appropriate titles for children reading above their grade level.

Reading is Fundamental
Animated read aloud videos of children’s books. Includes an option to filter by age, a special collection of resources to teach children social and emotional skills, lesson plans and free printables.

Storyline Online
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, and dozens more.