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

Building Reading Skills at Home

12 Ways To Help Your Child Love the Library

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...

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 test 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

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.

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

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.

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...

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

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