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Peers and professionals can help resistant teens learn to read

Does your teenager struggle with reading but resist your suggestions and support? Where can you turn for help? An expert has some ideas for you.

Online resources to get your child excited about reading

If you're still looking for a book that will spark your child's interest in reading this summer, check these resources.

How to Keep Reading With Your Child

How you can help at home: Support your fourth- or fifth-grader's reading skills by reading aloud, listening to your child read and discussing vocabulary.

How to take great notes

Taking good notes requires students to evaluate, organize and summarize information. It's a key survival skill your child will need through high school and beyond.

Best ways to support writing at home

How you can help at home: Support your child with these writing strategies.

Stop the math madness for your tween

Even if you don't crunch numbers with your breakfast cereal, you can teach your middle-schooler how math fits into everyday life skills and ways to get homework done.

Ten expert tips for improving writing

If your child has writer's block, these tips from writing coaches may help.

Improving Older Kids' Reading Speed and Comprehension

Do you want to know what can be done to improve your middle or high school student's reading speed and comprehension? In this article, an expert addresses this concern.

How Older Kids Can Improve Their Writing Skills

Helping older students improve their writing skills requires both excellent instruction and age-appropriate practice - and lots of it. An expert explains this in parent-friendly terms.

When you love to read, but your child doesn't

A book-loving mom shares her frustration and success in getting her dyslexic son to enjoy books.

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