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Top-10 high-tech math tutors

These guilt-free video games, software, and phone apps allow kids to indulge their gaming habits while pumping up their math muscles.

Top 10 high-tech math tutors

In the old days -- you know, a couple of years ago -- video games were the beeping, pinging distractions that got in the way of homework. Now iPhones, Nintendo, and the Web are homework. Recently the realm of edu-technology has exploded with a wide variety of...

Math Magic, a 2011 Golden Apple Award winner

A glimpse at our toy testing process – and our toy testers.

Does our approach to teaching math fail even the smartest kids?

Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.

Math's steep summer slide: how far behind is your child?

Kids are losing math skills during the summer. Meanwhile, math standards are becoming more demanding. Here's how to keep your child from plunging down the math slide.

Raising middle schoolers’ EQ and IQ

Think tweens and teens don't listen and don't care? Think again. If this seventh grade math teacher can get kids to be kind and work hard, you can, too.

Your middle schooler and Common Core

The new standards may change how your child experiences reading, math, and writing. Get the lowdown on what will — and won't — be emphasized in class.

Top summer learning activities for middle schoolers

Keep your sixth-, seventh-, or eighth-grader sharp all summer with fun brain boosters.

School's out! Or is it?

Should you give your struggling kid a break over the summer, or is this crucial time wasted?

GreatSchools’ POV on Common Core

How do we feel about this new educational initiative that could transform U.S. classrooms? As always, we’re keeping our eye on what matters most: your child.

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