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Surprising secrets to school success

Eight ideas about academic learning you may not know.

Online math vs. online literacy

Educators at San Jose's Rocketship charter schools find online math programs more effective than online literacy

Your first grader and math

Laying a strong foundation: First graders learn about money, time, and measurements -- and that's not all.

Your second grader and math

Building on the basics, second graders should be able to add, count, write whole numbers up to 1,000, and much more.

Yes, there's a right way to teach reading

There's a "right" way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students learning – or not learning - the wrong way?

6 ways to develop early math skills

Simple ways you can practice math at home with your child.

How to grow a reader

Tips for turning a fledgling reader into a voracious one.

My child can't read!

What you can do if your child's reading isn't on track.

Word lists: preK to second grade

Words that rhyme, words that snap, words that spell learning fun - check out these free, printable worksheets!

Who says math can't be cool?

Danica McKellar played the ultimate pretty-cool-nice girl. Now she's showing this generation's tween and teen girls that the "whole package" includes being great at math.