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Global grade: How do U.S. students compare?

How do U.S. students compare to students in other countries? It's not as bad as some say, but there is room for improvement.

Your fifth grader and math

Fifth grade math kicks off with a limited look at the wide world of algebra.

Your fourth grader and math

Real numbers in the real world: Fourth grade math emphasizes applying what kids know and knowing what they apply.

Your third grader and math

Facts, facts, and more facts! In addition to drilling those times tables, third graders focus on math facts rather than fancy ideas.

Your kindergartner and science

Kindergartners discover the similarities and differences in animals and plants as well as their identifying characteristics.

Your fourth grader and the arts

In a rich art program, your child will learn about visual arts, music, theater and dance.

What to expect in third grade

Learn about what to expect for your child in third grade.

What to expect in sixth grade

Learn about what to expect for your child in sixth grade.

Teaching elementary schoolers persistence

How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).

Say wha-? Twenty-five bits of edubabble you need to know

Learn these 25 educational terms and you're on the road to eduspeak proficiency.