Parent University is an on-demand resource created to help parents and guardians become full partners in their child's education. Our goal is to increase collaboration and involvement between schools, families, and community; to educate, empower and connect families with resources that build parent and student confidence, enhance character development and promote life skills to increase the likelihood of family success in academic endeavors.
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Returning to School In-Person
View more videos related to return to in-person learning ON THIS PAGE.
Return to School Safely Grades 2-3 and 4-5
Elementary counselors introduce Grade 2-3 and 4-5 students and families to the health and safety measures in place at our buildings as we return to the hybrid model. Available with subtitles in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, and Arabic by clicking on the video "Settings" tab and selecting "Subtitles."
Return to School Safely Grades K-1
Connecting With Counselors Video Series
Healthy and Safe Social Time for Teens
Adolescence is a stage in life when social connections and experiences are a healthy and critical part of development. Not being able to see friends, go to school events, and play sports can cause sadness and major disappointment for teens and pre-teens and many parents are struggling with the best way to help them cope. Learn about healthy ways kids can maintain social connections while following health and safety guidelines.
Video 2 - Supporting Healthy Online Boundaries
With so many healthy and creative ways for kids to socialize online during the pandemic, our counselors share ways to set and balance responsible online boundaries for your teen.
Video 3 - Social Connections at School
As was the case before the pandemic, students can still participate in a variety of extracurricular activities after school. Encourage your child to get involved. Reach out to your school to find out what is available. Many schools are still offering a variety of clubs and organizations your child can join to stay connected with peers.
Helpful EPS resources
Help Your Child with Focus and Independence During Remote Learning - put together by the Jackson Elementary Coaching Team
Is your child being cared for outside the home during remote learning?
If your child will be cared for outside of your home during the school day, there are some important preparations you should consider. We want to ensure all children are supported and have access to the tools they need for engaged learning in a virtual environment.
Remote learning vocabulary
There are so many acronyms during remote learning! Here are some helpful guides for parents on remote learning vocabulary. We hope you find them helpful.
Step-by-step "how to" resources
Canvas: Student's Virtual Classroom "logging in to get started" (video)
For more information visit the Canvas page.
How to use Home Access Center (video, for subtitles, click ‘settings’ and click 'subtitles/CC' to select the language you prefer.)
Accessing translation on the website | Acceder a la traducción en el sitio web (Spanish) | Truy cập bản dịch trên trang web (Vietnamese) | Доступ к переводу на сайте (Russian) | الوصول إلى الترجمة على الموقع (Arabic)
Quick start guide for students on PC
How to clear your cache in Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
How to request a password reset for your guardian account
How to reset your password (video, for subtitles, click ‘settings’ and click 'subtitles/CC' to select the language you prefer.)
How to use Gradebook in the EPS app (video, for subtitles, click ‘settings’ and click 'subtitles/CC' to select the language you prefer.)
How to enroll your student online
Troubleshooting tips for issues with audio and video with Zoom (Chromebooks)
How to access i-Ready at home
i-Ready assessment at home for families
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Tammy Whipple, Cedar Wood Elementary teacher, explains the meaning of Synchronous vs Asynchronous learning. Available with subtitles in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, and Arabic by clicking on the video "Settings" tab and selecting "Subtitles."