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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

Reduce Test Stress

Help Your Child Reduce Test Stress

It’s normal for kids to worry about tests, but worrying too much can be bad for kids and their grades. Here’s how to tell if your child has text anxiety and wh...

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

Geocaching 101: Family Fun for All, in Every Season

How about taking the whole family on a scavenger hunt, except one that’s held outdoors and uses high-tech navigation? Learn about this latest outdoor craze that ev...

7 Ideas for Celebrating Leap Day

Celebrate that extra day every four years in February—the 29th—with your kids, using some of these fun and educational activities.

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

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