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

Building Reading Skills at Home

Summer Reading List

These books, for kindergarteners to middle schoolers, will capture your kids’ imagination, and they’re perfect for reading aloud.

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...

High School Math: How Parents Can Help Build Skills

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

Building Writing Skills at Home

Build Writing Skills

Help Your Child Build Writing Skills

Parents can help by encouraging their children to embrace the concept of revision. Through reviewing and revising, kids will soon see their writing improve.

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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