Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your fifth grader needs to learn — and how you can help at home.
My son is in fifth grade, and he still reverses some of his numbers. He doesn't reverse his b's and d's like he used to, but he still writes his 4s, 5s and 6s backward about 50% of the time. This doesn't seem to impede...
Yes, kids should be out playing. But when you're waiting in line at the grocery store and your child's begging for your smartphone, try one of these apps to keep your child's brain sizzling.
Keep your child's brain actively engaged while school's out with these fun reading, math, science, and art activities.
How you can help at home: Have your child explore probability with socks.
With schools focused on core subjects, there isn't a lot of room for teaching financial literacy. If you want your child to be smart about money, it's up to you.
These fun games are perfect for those long car rides.
How you can help at home: Have your child plan a real or virtual trip - budget and all.
Our readers offer their advice about how to teach money management to children.
The authors of The Financially Intelligent Parent recommend giving your child an allowance - but don't tie it to chores.