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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.

Back-to-School Books

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 ...

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 text anxiety and wh...

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

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Fun Wintertime Educational Activities for Kids and Families

There’s plenty to do during the winter months besides sledding, skating, and enjoying hot chocolate. Nature and the outdoors beckon, with much for children to lear...

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.

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