At Home Learning

Thank you for visiting the Ohio Parent Mentor At Home Learning Page. Click the buttons below to find resources designed to help you extend learning into your home. 

REACH is a self-paced interactive reading program to engage parents and children as at-home reading partners. Designed by classroom reading specialists and aligned with kindergarten through third grade standards, these self-paced interactive lessons are enjoyable for all ages.

PBS KIDS offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital content and community-based programs.

INFOhio transforms student learning by providing equitable access to quality resources and cost-effective instructional and technical support for each student, educator, and parent in Ohio.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, created in 1995 by renowned entertainer and philanthropist Dolly Parton—endeavors to send a new book every month to Ohio children from birth to age five. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Ohio mails kids one book each month until their 5th birthday. All kids in Ohio are eligible and this program is available at no cost to families.

“Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” is a public awareness and action campaign that helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions. Using books, parent videos, text messaging, social media, and information from expert partners, Talking is Teaching empowers parents and caregivers with fun and easy ways to improve their babies’ learning.

The Center for Parent Information & Resources is your central “Hub” of information and products created for the network of Parent Centers serving families of children with disabilities

Understood is the lifelong guide for those who learn and think differently. In the past year, we’ve helped more than 20 million people discover their potentials, take control of their lives, and stay on positive paths.

 

The Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL) website has resources for early childhood intervention practitioners, parents, and other caregivers of children, birth to five years of age, with identified disabilities, developmental delays, and those at-risk for poor outcomes.

Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Our reading resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.

The State Library of Ohio, in collaboration with Ohio Ready to Read, is pleased to offer the Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy calendar, and all the resources on this site, to promote family literacy and family engagement across Ohio. The calendar has a monthly theme and unique daily entries that encompass books, songs, activities, and family health and wellness information. Families, caregivers, educators and librarians can use Day by Day Ohio at home and in the library and classroom to further develop early literacy skills that help young children become prepared for and succeed in school. Children will enjoy fun, positive learning experiences that support school success and, ultimately, lifelong learning.