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Fruit Fractions

Here's a clever and tasty way to review fractions with your child.

Ask the Experts about kindergartners

Find answers to your questions about academic problems and school-related behavior.

How One Mom Brought the PTA to Life

Getting Involved: Teresa Maxwell rejuvenated her school's PTA and recruited other parents to join.

How One Mom Rejuvenated the School Library

Pam Lally brought her school's outdated library back to life.

No More Dodge Ball: What's New In PE?

Elementary school physical education used to be made up of dodge ball and annual fitness tests. At a number of schools today, it's being reinvented.

Your kindergartner and art

Kindergartners create a lot of art. They learn the vocabulary of art and elements of art.

Let music be their muse

How you can help at home: Your first-grader listens to music and then draws a picture that illustrates how the music makes her feel.

Poor Reading Skills Drive New Federal Initiatives

New federal initiatives aim to improve early reading instruction in schools across the country.

Play ball

How you can help at home: Practicing catching, bouncing, and kicking skills helps to build coordination and readiness for future sports teams.

Mixing Colors

In this activity your child mixes the primary colors to make secondary colors.