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How to use math to teach first graders to share

Four ways to teach sharing with math.

Games to help your first grader learn math

Four fun ways to improve your child's math skills.

Your first grader and Common Core: a cheat sheet

Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your first grader needs to learn — and how you can help at home.

Great learning gifts for your first grader

Give fun and learning all in one with any of these 6 favorite toys, games, and books.

Your child and reading: A grade-by-grade guide

Keep tabs on what kids should be learning in reading, from kindergarten through fifth grade.

What to expect in second grade

Learn about what to expect for your child in second grade.

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.

Reading tips for every grade

Expert tricks to improve your Kindergartner through 5th grader’s reading.

Your first grader and writing under the Common Core Standards

From high-frequency words to full paragraphs with introductions, details, and conclusions, first graders learn how to organize and present their thoughts in writing.

Parent picks: What first- and second-graders are reading this summer

GreatSchools members share their favorite children's books, from classics to trendy tales.

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