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Kids Speak: What Is Camp All About?

During the summer of 2000, campers in approximately 20 camps accredited by the American Camp Association shared their insights about summer camp.

What Your Child Should Be Learning: State Tests

Teaching the standards, testing strategies and time management will help your child be prepared for state tests.

Bright Ideas From our Readers: Low-Cost Summer Learning Fun

GreatSchools' readers share their ideas for inexpensive summer activities that keep children busy and learning all year long.

Young teen's dilemma: Too old for camp, too young to work

There are exciting alternatives for middle-schoolers and young high-schoolers who are too old for day camp but too young to be left alone.

Macaroni word play

Make words out of macaroni to help your beginning reader practice language skills.

Seven steps to succeeding in middle school

Help your child feel confident and perform well in middle school.

Your fourth grader and PE

Fitness tests measure fourth graders' strength, flexibility, and aerobic abilities.

Testing in Virginia: An Overview

A GreatSchools guide to standardized tests

Testing in North Dakota: An Overview

A GreatSchools guide to standardized tests

Follow the lines

How you can help at home: In this activity your child explores different kinds of lines.