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Provide students, families, and educators
with the resources 
that they need to
start the school year off strong!

Family Engagement | Social-Emotional Learning | Bullying Prevention | Literacy

Parent Guides

Lightswitch Learning Parent Guides are available in multiple languages to meet the diverse needs of your community. Distribute them during open house, back to school, family literacy nights, and other in-school events to provide parents with information on a variety of significant topics!

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Picture Books

These beautifully illustrated picture books are great resources for lesson planning,
featuring Depth of Knowledge sections with discussion questions and activities.

The Emancipation of Grandpa Sandy Wills

Veteran TV journalist, Cheryl Wills, traces her ancestors from modern-day New York City to 19th-century slave plantations in Tennessee, learning valuable lessons along the way.

The Boy Who Opened Our Eyes

Meet Mark, a fearless and kind little boy with special needs. He will open your eyes and you will remember him forever. 

“This heart warming story will not only inspire resilience and empower children to overcome obstacles, it will also teach them to show compassion and embrace differences”.
—David N. Dinkins, 106th Mayor of New York City

Bullying Awareness Activity Books

Bullying Awareness Student Activity Books I, II, & III

Bullying Awareness Student Activity Books provide a comprehensive study of what counts as bullying and what does not. Through hands-on activities that include reading, writing, vocabulary, teamwork, role-playing, and art, students will learn to recognize bullying behavior and what they can do to help stop it.

→ Free teacher’s guide for every 25 activity books purchased
→ All student materials available in English and Spanish
→ $4.98 for each student activity book
→ $14.98 for each teacher’s guide

Informational Text Collections

These series are ideal resources for classroom libraries and independent reading that help to improve literacy while exposing students to everyday applications of STEM concepts, a wide array of careers, world history, social-emotional issues, and much more.

STEM Informational Texts

Career Exploration Informational Texts

Professional Books

The Top Ten Teacher Toolkit

A collection of ten titles produced in collaboration with ASCD, the Top Ten Teacher toolkit will provide practitioners with vivid classroom examples and tips for educators on a broad range of topics critical to success in the 21st century classroom.

A whole child approach ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.

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