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    Useful Internet Links for Parents and Kids


    Hopewell Avenue Public School:


    Ottawa Carleton District School Board www.ocdsb.ca
    Ottawa Carleton Association of School Councils: www.ocasc.ca
    School Trustee Shawn Menard at shawn.menard@ocdsb.ca




    High School Choices Tips for Choosing a High School and Courses
    General Interest  
    Internet Safety Education www.protectchildren.ca






    Tutor Services Astolot
    Learning Disabilibites Association Learning Disabilities Association
    Curriculum http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/elementary/


    Multiplication Drill: http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm

    Learn to Type

    Math http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/



    History http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html
    Geography http://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/index.html
    Inside the Human Body:



    Surfing the Human Body http://library.thinkquest.org/J001614F/
    Tour of the Human Body http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/tour.htm
    Art http://cybermuse.gallery.ca
    French www.tfo.org/education



    Parent Resources

    The Parent Resource Room is located in the room next to the library in room 304.The Parent Resource Room is home to a library of parenting books for parents to borrow. The books available are listed below.




    I miss you (death) Thomas, Pat
    Beyond the Ridge (death) Goble, Paul
    When I feel angry Cote, Nancy
    6 Most Important Decisions You"ll Ever Make Covey, Sean
    Dinosaurs Divorce Brown, Marc
    Divorce is Not the End of the World
    Stern, Zoe
    Incredible You Dyer, Wayne
    Unstoppable Me Dyer, Wayne
    Care and Keeping of You, The Schaefer, Valorie
    It's so Amazing (sex) Harris, Robie
    It's Perfectly Normal (sex) Harris, Robie
    Once Upon a Dragon (stranger safety) Pendziwol, Jean
    Girl Wars (anti-bullying) Dellasega, Cheryl
    Odd Girl Out (anti bullying) Simmons, Rachel
    And Words Can Hurt Forever (anti bullying) Gerbarino, James
    The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander Coloroso, Barbara
    Adoption Parenting MacLeod, Jean
    Roots of Empathy Gordon, Mary
    Hold on to Your Kids Mate, Gabor
    How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk Faber, Elaine

    How to Talk so Kids Will Learn

    Faber, Elaine
    Siblings Without Rivalry Faber, Elaine
    Raising Your Spirited Child Kurcinka, Mary
    Kids are Worth it Coloroso, Barbara
    Highly Sensitive Child, The Aron, Elaine
    Out of Sync Child, The Cranowitz, Carol
    Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child Manassis, Katharina
    Scattered Minds (ADD) Mate, Gabor
    Driven to Distraction (ADD) Hallowell, Edward M
    Delivered from Distraction (ADD) Hallowell, Edward M
    A Mind at a Time (LD) Levine, Mel
    Being Smart About Gifted Children Matthews, Dona
    Why Gender Matters Sax, Leonard
    Under Pressure Honore, Carl
    Feeling Great Orlick, Terry
    The Optimistic Child
    Seligman, Martin
    The Shelter of Each Other Pipher, Mary
    Unconditional Parenting Kohn, Alfie
    Breaking the Good Mom Myth Schafer, Alyson
    Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment Garbarino, James
    Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child Gottman, John
    The Explosive Child Greene, Ross
    Raising Cain Kindlon, Dan
    Raising Children Compassionately Rosenberg, Marshall
    Secrets of Discipline Morrish, Ronald
    Flip Tips Morrish, Ronald
    Secrets of the Teenage Brain Feinstein, Sheryl
    Attachment Parenting Granju, Katie Allison
    Real Boys Pollack, William
    Kids Parents and Power Struggles Kurcinka, Mary
    Girls Will Be Girls Deak, Joanne
    Don't Call me Shy Adelman, Laurie


    Reading Power Gear, Adrienne
    Reading With Meaning Miller, Debbie
    Overcoming Dyslexia Shaywitz, Sally



    1. When are Council Meetings?
    Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month in the school library at 7pm.

    2. When is Council elected?
    Council is elected at the first Council meeting of each new school year in September.

    3. Who can attend Council?
    Anyone can attend Council meetings but only elected Council members can vote on motions.