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Parent Resources

The following resource list has been compiled by DSST: Byers parent community to help in understanding the DSST framework. Have a resource to add to the list? Email byersstp@gmail.com.


How Children Succeed: Grit Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough


Mindset by Carol Dweck


Teach Like a Champion by Doug Lemov


Brain Rules by John Medina


Driven by Data by Bambrick- Santoyo


Focus by Mike Schmoker


Creating Innovators: The making of Young People Who Will Change the World by Tony Wagner 


Building Resilience in Children & Teens by Kenneth Ginsburg


Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Teens and Tweens by Laura Kastner, PhD, Jennifer Wyatt


The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.  by Daniel Coyle


Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell  


Lana's Parent Support Forum Documents - Managing Tech without Measuring It, PPIC May 2017 Courses

Daniel Hettleman's Stress Management: How Parents Can Help themselves and their Teens - Worksheet: Moving One Step at a Time


Denver Public Library (Closest Branch to Byers is on Broadway/Bayaud)


Dr. Jimmy’s Parenting Priorities for Teens


Common Core State Standards Initiative


Roland G. Fryer J. , Injecting Charter School Best Practices into Traditional Public Schools: Evidence From Field Experiments*

Quarterly Journal of Economics (2014)















Byers Parent Link

The Byers Parent Link is an online app powered by the program MySchoolAnywhere (MSA) that helps parents connect with the school community. STP uses the Parent Link to communicate with families. The Parent Link is available only to DSST: Byers parents and staff. On the Parent Link, you will find advisory listings, individual family data, and volunteer signup opportunities. You can customize which family data is displayed. (For example, you can choose to show your email address but not your physical address.)


New families can “opt in” to the Parent Link using the link https://myschoolanywhere.com/join.a5w and the invitation code: DSSTByers.

After a family opts in, the Parent Link coordinator (a parent volunteer) checks with the school office to verify the family’s 2018-19 enrollment at DSST: Byers. Once enrollment is verified, parents are granted access to the Parent Link.

Questions? Contact parentlink@byersstp.com