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Surprising secrets to school success

Eight ideas about academic learning you may not know.

Homework chart

Motivate your child with this homework chart.

Homework Helper

Help your child take control of his homework load.

Yes, there's a right way to teach reading

There's a "right" way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students learning – or not learning - the wrong way?

How to grow a reader

Tips for turning a fledgling reader into a voracious one.

My child can't read!

What you can do if your child's reading isn't on track.

The instant guide to time management for kids

Teaching children organizational skills is key to helping them succeed in school and life.

How Can I Help My Second-Grader Work Independently?

My son does well academically, with the exception of being a bit behind in reading, but he seems to have issues with working independently. He can do the work, but constantly needs prodding to get it done. He also gets very frustrated when he doesn't...

Help! My Child Makes Careless Mistakes

My second-grade son tends to zip through his work at school, thus making careless mistakes. He is a bright kid who knows the material; however, he is typically the first one finished and does not take time to proof his work. His math grade on...

How Do I Help My Son Get Organized?

I would like to be able to help my son with organizational skills as he has a hard time organizing (especially his desk at school). If there was some way I could help him with organizing that is fun for a kid, this would be...