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Homework case study #3: Scattershot syndrome

Distraction, disorder, disarray: Is this more than ordinary homework pain?

Homework case study #4: Disorganization disorder

One middle-schooler struggles not with the academics but the assignment itself.

How Do I Manage My Child's Homework?

My daughter's homework load has increased with more research reports and assignments that are due over a longer period of time. She has been procrastinating until the last minute. Then she panics, stays up late and turns in work that is not up to par...

Helping your child be more organized

Use a day planner to help you and your child keep his busy life organized.

How Can I Help My Procrastinating Tween?

My son is an eighth-grader and a very smart boy (straight A student in all pre-AP courses) and quite ambitious, too. But he always procrastinates and most of the time goes to sleep very late at night (between 12 and 2 a.m.) and sometimes gets...

Help your child with multi-digit multiplication problems

Learn two simple ways to solve multi-digit multiplication problems.

Stop the math madness for your tween

Even if you don't crunch numbers with your breakfast cereal, you can teach your middle-schooler how math fits into everyday life skills and ways to get homework done.

Improving Older Kids' Reading Speed and Comprehension

Do you want to know what can be done to improve your middle or high school student's reading speed and comprehension? In this article, an expert addresses this concern.

How Older Kids Can Improve Their Writing Skills

Helping older students improve their writing skills requires both excellent instruction and age-appropriate practice - and lots of it. An expert explains this in parent-friendly terms.

What is STEM - and why should you care?

Key things parents can do to give their children an edge in science, technology, engineering, and math.