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Reading, writing, math, and science: How to help your child build skills.

Building Reading Skills at Home

Early Elementary Reading Tips

Teach Your Child To Love Reading

These tips from teachers will help your early elementary school child read better and enjoy reading more.

Poetry Boosts Reading Skills

The rhyming and imagery of poems can help kids learn language fundamentals.

Building Math Skills at Home

Handwritten Thank-You Notes Offer Many Ways To Learn

Parents can add humor—and math and history learning—to this task, which is one that most children initially resist.

Mastering Math

Yes, you can help your child learn math, even if it's not his favorite subject (or yours).

Building Writing Skills at Home

Handwritten Thank-You Notes Offer Many Ways To Learn

Parents can add humor—and math and history learning—to this task, which is one that most children initially resist.

Help Your Teenager Become a Confident Writer

A literacy coach and author shares tips to help parents encourage their teen’s writing ability—without doing the work for them or having them take offense duri...

Building Science Skills

Outdoor Winter Activities To Enjoy With Your Kids

It may be snowy and chilly in most parts of the country during wintertime, but that’s no reason for you and your child to remain indoors.

Fun Wintertime Educational Activities for Kids and Families

There’s plenty to do during the winter months besides sledding, skating, and enjoying hot chocolate. Nature and the outdoors beckon, with much for children to lear...

Given the choice, would your child prefer to study math, reading, or science?

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