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Building Reading Skills at Home

Dealing With Dyslexia

Getting Help for Children With Dyslexia

Could your child have difficulty learning to read because of dyslexia? Here’s how to get your child tested and what you should do after you get the results.

Poetry Boosts Reading Skills

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

Building Math Skills at Home

High School Math

High School Math: How Parents Can Help Build Skills

Some simple strategies and encouragement will benefit students who are struggling in math.

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 test anxiety and wh...

Building Writing Skills at Home

Help Your Teen Be a Confident Writer

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...

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.

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.

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