Getting Involved: Teresa Maxwell rejuvenated her school's PTA and recruited other parents to join.
Pam Lally brought her school's outdated library back to life.
Elementary school physical education used to be made up of dodge ball and annual fitness tests. At a number of schools today, it's being reinvented.
How you can help at home: Try this fun word-building activity that the whole family can play.
With schools focused on core subjects, there isn't a lot of room for teaching financial literacy. If you want your child to be smart about money, it's up to you.
How you can help at home: Have your child make an invitation on the computer.
Let this simple science experiment inspire your child to hone her powers of scientific observation.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a timeline of important family events.
How you can help at home: In this activity your child learns about cause and effect.
Check out these educational tips to try at home with your child.