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Your fourth grader and social studies

Fourth graders focus on their state history while mastering places, dates, and regions.

Your first grader and art

First graders explore new art materials and learn the vocabulary and elements of art.

Bright Ideas From Our Readers: Parent-Teacher Ties

GreatSchools readers share their insights about developing good relationships with their children's teachers.

Literacy programs for high schoolers

Can adult literacy programs help high school students who struggle with reading? In this article, an expert answers this question.

Brain food

A successful turnaround educator offers advice on how to bring out the best in your child.

Rethinking report cards

Linking report cards to state standards is the newest report card trend. Here's why schools are doing it and what you can expect if your school makes the change.

The Testing Debate Nationwide: Online Resources

Reading a variety of perspectives will help you sort through the controversies surrounding standardized testing.

Make Social Studies Come Alive

Check out these tips to help your child learn to love social studies.

What worked: Math tips that add up

GreatSchools parents chime in with ideas for improving kids' numbers sense.

Five ways to awaken your child's inner scientist

Make science come alive for your child with these simple tips.