Our 5 favorite 1st grade reading worksheets
Hone your emerging reader's skills with these challenges, tidbits, and tales.
Tips to help your child be the first to go to college
To get your child successfully through high school and into college, here’s what to do, resources you can rely on, and some hurdles to expect.
Our 5 favorite kindergarten math worksheets
Boost your kindergartner's math skills — counting, sorting, recognizing shapes — with these five fun worksheets!
Our 5 favorite kindergarten writing worksheets
Help your kindergartner build important early writing skills — learning uppercase and lowercase letters, making loops and curves, and more — with these five fun worksheets.
5 great reading worksheets for kindergarteners
Almost ready to read? Boost your early reader's skills with these stories and sounds.
Your kindergartner's math under the Common Core Standards
It's the year to learn basic shapes, special words, and a little counting, adding, and subtracting.
Teacher learns lesson of what it means to be good at math
Hint — there's no need for speed.
Could your child study smarter?
The most effective study technique might not be what you expected.
Classic childhood books for first graders
Explore these timeless tales that offer lessons about compassion and friendship.
Why is group work important in math class?
In the real world you sometimes have to convince people your way is right, and an algorithm doesn't do it.
What to do when history, science, and arts aren't part on your child's curriculum
When history, science, and arts are extras our children are missing facts, perspective, and a complete education. So what can we do?
Falling into the achievement gap
What does it mean to be sucked into the achievement gap — and is there a way out?
What math concept must 6th graders get?
Middle school teacher says kids must rock the ratios before 7th grade.
Inverse operations — what 7th graders must master
Do they know about the "undoing" of addition and multiplication?
What your 8th grader should master in math
Linear functions — shhh...it's pre-algebra, and they've got to get this.
Books to help your 3rd grader improve his reading skills
List of classic — or almost-classic — books to help your child improve reading, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Don't miss the A-G requirements to get into college
California public universities — UCs and CSUs — expect students to have taken some specific classes; be sure to know what those are.
Great books for gifted 4th grade readers
Exciting and relatable tales that will grasp your child's attention while helping them stretch their vocabulary and comprehension.
Great books for gifted 6th grade readers
Engrossing tales with complex language, ideas, and settings that will help your child improve their reading, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.