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Education offers a broad range of free classroom resources that
complement and extend learning beyond the bell. Foster deeper engagement and
opportunities for students to take charge of their own learning with high
quality, engaging, and relevant tools designed for today’s busy teachers and
parents. Explore our programs and
contests, interactive games, puzzles, lesson
plans, videos and
The California-based website Brightstorm offers online math
help for students with video lessons created by teachers. Most of the site's
math lessons are free, but the company also offers fee-based lessons in
preparation for standardized tests. "Anybody who is confused with their
homework can come to our site, search for the concept, find it really quickly,
and then they can get an explanation that is concise and to the point from a
really talented presenter who is also a great teacher," a Brightstorm
representative said. KGO-TV (San Francisco) (1/4)
Free $200 value SAT and ACT prep for
military children for a small nominal shipping and handling charge.
Family Support Resources:
- School Liaison Officer, Naval Station Everett
Main Line: 425-304-3688 or email@example.com
The School Liaison Officer is the
primary point of contact between the military installation, the local schools
and school districts, transitioning families and the community at large.
- School Liaison Officer, Pacific NW
- Fleet and Family Support Center, Naval Station Everett
Line: 425-304-3367, Counseling Appointment Line: 1-866-854-0638
45th Ave. NE, Suite 857, Marysville, WA 98271
Support and resources for deployment, counseling, transition assistance, family employment,
life skills, etc.
- Deployment Health & Readiness
Online family readiness resources, deployment cycle support
articles, and physical, environ-mental, occupational, and mental health fact
sheets for deplorers’ written in "plain English."
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
and assistance for military personnel, veterans and their families
- Yellow Ribbon Program
clothing, shelter, medical assistance and education for veterans.
Military Family Association / Operation Purple Camp
- Operation Military Kids
- Operation Child Care (for National Guard and Reservists).
- Military Child Education Coalition
- When Dad’s at Sea. (2004).
[for kids ages 5-12]. Mindy L. Pelton
Sam’s Kids: When Duty Calls. (2003).
[for kids ages 5-12].
- You and
Your Military Hero: Building Positive Thinking Skills During Your Hero's
Deployment. (2009). [for
kids ages 5-12]. Focusing on parental
deployment]. Sara Jensen-Fritz, Paula Jones-Johnson & Thea L. Zitzow.
- Finding My
Way: A Teen’s Guide to Living with a Parent Who has Experienced Trauma. (2005). [for kids ages 12-18]. Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D., DeAnne M.
Sherman. (Available at www.SeedsofHopeBooks.com)
- My Story:
Blogs by Four Military Teens.
(2009). [for kids ages 10-18]. Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D., DeAnne M. Sherman.
(Available at www.SeedsofHopeBooks.com)
- A Parent’s
Guide to: Building Resilience in Children and Teens. (2006). [for parents] Kenneth
R. Ginsburg, M.D, M.S.Ed.
Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and
Build Lifelong Resilience. (2007). [for parents].
Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.D.
Children on the Homefront, ZERO TO
THREE. Military families share their unique deployment experiences and
professionals offer tips and strategies for dealing with difficult issues such
as grief and loss from deployment and the challenges that often arise upon
For Children, Youth & Teens:
For Parents and Educators:
Region Northwest website
Everything you’d want to know about
child + youth programs, daycare, family support services, recreation, school
liaison services, housing, and community activities at NAS Whidbey, Naval Base
Kitsap, Naval Station Everett.
Association of School Administrators Toolkit: Supporting the Military Child
A course for school personnel focused on building resilience
among students from military families. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health’s Military Child Initiative.
- Courage to Care, Courage to Talk About War Injuries
Educational information for
providers and families about TBI and war injury developed by the Center for the
Study of Traumatic Stress. Includes information about talking to children about
Personal and family financial counseling, emergency loans,
consumer advice and basic assistance Active duty, National Guard and Reserve are
eligible to use these programs.
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