Reading, writing, math, and science: How to help your child build skills.
Build Math Skills at Home
Some simple strategies and encouragement will benefit students who are struggling in math.
Yes, you can help your child learn math, even if it's not his favorite subject (or yours).See all resources about helping your kids with math
Build Reading Skills at Home
Have you and your child been to your local library lately? In addition to wonderful books, today’s libraries offer multimedia options, community events, fun activi...
These tips from teachers will help your early elementary school child read better and enjoy reading more.See all resources on helping your kids with reading
Build Writing Skills at Home
Parents can add humor—and math and history learning—to this task, which is one that most children initially resist.
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...See all resources about helping your kids with writing
Build Science Skills
Celebrate that extra day every four years in February—the 29th—with your kids, using some of these fun and educational activities.
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...See all resources about helping your kids with science
Building Reading Skills
These books, for kindergarteners to middle schoolers, will capture your kids’ imagination, and they’re perfect for reading aloud.
Reading about going back to school is a great way to ease the transition. Especially with younger children, as you turn the pages together, you can talk about their ...