When you use glasses of water as musical instruments, your child learns about pitch.
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.
Getting Involved: Teresa Maxwell rejuvenated her school's PTA and recruited other parents to join.
Pam Lally brought her school's outdated library back to life.
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.
How you can help at home: Try this fun word-building activity that the whole family can play.
With schools focused on core subjects, there isn't a lot of room for teaching financial literacy. If you want your child to be smart about money, it's up to you.
How you can help at home: Have your child make an invitation on the computer.
Let this simple science experiment inspire your child to hone her powers of scientific observation.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a timeline of important family events.