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Tips for helping your child with writing assignments

Written language may be the most difficult form of language expression. For children with LD, it can be a serious challenge. Learn how to support your child in this important subject.

Help! My Child Got 4 Fs

I just came from an unsuccessful parent-teacher conference. Here's my story: Yesterday my really smart child comes home in tears and says "Mom, I got 4 F's." We sit down, she says she doesn't understand the instructions. These are her first F's in...

How Can I Help My Child With Sequencing?

In the fourth-grade class, students read one-and-a-half pages of a story of history. After reading, they must put a list of eight things from the story in sequential order. My son is not able to do well in this area and it has affected his...

Help your child make and reach goals

Giving kids a sense of purpose is easy with our four-step plan.

Help your child with multi-digit addition problems

Learn two easy ways to solve multi-digit addition problems.

What worked: Creative learning tips for second through fifth grade

GreatSchools parents share their stories about the unique, sometimes unexpected ways they boost their children's learning.

Six ways to encourage young writers

Follow these suggestions to encourage your child's budding writing skills.

Summer writing

From making metaphors to writing a news story, these fun summer worksheets will keep writing skills sharp.

Summer numbers

Multiply the learning and the fun with these summer math worksheets.

How is your child’s school teaching math?

Chances are your child’s math class is different than what you remember. Here’s our guide to some of the popular math curricula in schools today.