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Why is algebra so important?

Algebra is known as a gatekeeper subject, so when should your child take it?

Reading Tips and Picks for Tweens and Teens

Summer is a great time to help your middle or high school student prepare for challenging reading assignments in the fall.

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Reluctant writers may just need an online audience.

Undercover math: The tweener's dream house

In this math activity, your child draws his bedroom to scale and creates his fantasy home.

Online math vs. online literacy

Educators at San Jose's Rocketship charter schools find online math programs more effective than online literacy

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?

Who says math can't be cool?

Danica McKellar played the ultimate pretty-cool-nice girl. Now she's showing this generation's tween and teen girls that the "whole package" includes being great at math.

Math tips for every grade

Too many kids get math-phobic as they get older. Here's how to keep your child passionate about math from kindergarten through high school.

Is your child learning reading the right way?

It's not just about learning to read. It's also about how your child is being taught to read. Here are the most popular approaches - one of these is likely used at your child's school.

Online learning: Hot picks

Does your child need academic support, or just a little inspiration? Tutors, test prep, instructional videos, and learning communities are just a click away.