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7 Common Core questions

Eighty-five percent of U.S. students live in states adopting the new Common Core State Standards. Here are the essential questions - and answers - to get you up to speed.

My Bright 11th-Grader Got a D in Calculus

My son is a junior in high school and he has always wanted to be a mechanical engineer. He designed and built a guitar and is restoring an old 70s Nova. He has been in gifted programs, honors and now AP classes since fourth grade...

How Can I Help My Teen With Algebra?

My daughter is in the 11th grade. She is having problems with algebra 2. Her teacher said that she cannot give her one-on-one tutoring. I took her to a place for evaluation for math. She tested at a fifth-grade level. I am a single parent...

My Son Hates His Algebra Teacher

I have a ninth grader who is failing his algebra class. He tells me that he hates the teacher. He hates the way she dresses. He hates the way she looks. I have met with her several times and we both are frustrated. I can't...

Don't let their brains melt

Avoid summer school (and summer brain drain) with a little e-learning.

If you give a child an allowance ...

Ten tips for teaching kids how money makes the world go round.

Top summer learning activities for teens

Sneak learning into your high schooler's summer days to prevent the off-season brain drain.

Great gifts for all types of girls

Go-to gifts for girls who think outside the pretty pink box.

Teaching toys, invented by kids

We asked our kid toy testers to imagine a new learning toy. Here's what they came up with.

Summer learning

Ten ways to stay off the summer learning slide.

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