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

Building Reading Skills at Home

Early Elementary Reading Tips

Teach Your Child To Love Reading

These tips from teachers will help your early elementary school child read better and enjoy reading more.

How To Read With Your Child

You have a big influence on your child when you spend time reading together. Learn how to make the most of this special time.

Building Math Skills at Home

Mastering Math

Mastering Math

Yes, you can help your child learn math, even if it's not his favorite subject (or yours).

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 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...

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.

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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