Resources for Family and Community Services

A tool that will help keep you organized! The TEKS Tracker was developed to help you keep track of the TEKS you have covered. See attachment below.

The attachment below contains ten writing prompts that have been specifically written for this course. Please see the TEA link below to access rubrics to assess student writing.
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/writing/

The attachment below contains ten math problems that have been specifically written for this course.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we each can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. The website provides the 2012 Resource Guideā€”Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well Being: A Network for Action. Resource guide includes tip sheets for parents and caregivers, ways to get involved and six protective factors. This is a great way to involve your CTSO and students!
For additional information, visit:
http://www.childwelfare.gov/

Below is an attached zip file containing 16 Child Safety Fact Sheets which may be used when addressing Family and Community Services TEKS

  • (3) The student develops and implements community service activities. The student is expected to:
    • (F) Demonstrate safety practices related to community service or volunteer activities.

Additional resources can be found at http://www.safekids.org/.

Take Action Against Bullying
Learn more about prevention and response strategies for: peer conflict, teen dating violence, hazing, gang violence, harassment, stalking, workplace bullying, cyberbullying, early childhood and young adults.
http://www.stopbullying.gov/

Free iPad Apps

  1. The Opp Guide to Community Service
    (iPhone) Search for community service opportunities in your area
    TEKS 1D, 3A, C
  2. iLeadership
    Easy to use guide for leadership ideas
    TEKS 2B, C,D