The Berkley Schools YouTube Channel has many videos for parents!
Currently online are many parent and college aid nights.
Check all the videos out here: https://www.youtube.com/user/BerkleySchools/videos
Social Media: Teens, Tweens and Social Media
Learn more about social media and your children by watching this presentation by Oakland Schools.
Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything—for free. What started out as Sal making a few algebra videos for his cousins has grown to over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.
Adolescent Depression vs Teenage Moodiness
See the powerpoint presentation below for information about Adolescent Depression vs Teenage Moodiness. This presentation was made at Norup International School to parents. During this presentation, parents watched this TED video as a resource: http://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_breel_confessions_of_a_depressed_comic.html
College Savings Plans
The earlier financial planning takes place the better.
Michigan has two programs to assist families in this effort.
Michigan Education Trust (MET) is a prepaid tuition program that allows parents, grandparents, or others to pre-purchase undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees. For additional information about MET, call 1-800-MET-4-KID (1-800-638-4543) or visit the website at www.setwithmet.com.
Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP) is designed to assist families with preparing for higher education expenses. Parents and others can open an account for a child/beneficiary that can grow through regular contributions and through investment growth. Various investment options are available. For additional information about MESP, call 1-877-861-MESP (1-877-861-6377) or visit the website at www.misaves.com.
Files & Folders
Links & Emails
- Adolescent Depression or Teenage Moodiness
- ~Bullying Prevention Resource Guide
- ~Childnet International
- ~College Prep-101: Advice and Checklists for College Planning
- ~The Cool Spot: Information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure
- ~Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free
- ~How to Study