It's never too early or too late to help your child develop the skills for academic success. Learn how to build these skills and stay on track all year long.
Thanks to craigslist, underemployed teachers, and a vast juggernaut of corporate tutoring franchises, the idea of one-on-one help for kids is no longer just another activity for the over-enriched children of the rich. But is it really worth the time, effort, and money?
If you're still looking for a book that will spark your child's interest in reading this summer, check these resources.
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.
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.
How you can help at home: Support your child with these writing strategies.
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.
If your child has writer's block, these tips from writing coaches may help.
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.
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.