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Parent-proven tips to get kids reading

Try these ideas from GreatSchools parents to get your child excited about reading.

Study skills for middle school and beyond

Your child has a better chance of succeeding in college if she masters school survival skills now. Here's how you can help her get organized and learn to study effectively.

10 ways to keep your child reading this summer

Use these creative ideas to get your child hooked on reading this summer.

Five tips for painless writing

Searching for ways to turn the page on your child's writing? Look no further.

What is STEM - and why should you care?

Key things parents can do to give their children an edge in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Bright ideas from our readers: Real-life math activities

Our readers share tips on how to teach their children real-life math skills.

"But Mom, I hate to read!": Tips for reluctant readers

Show your reluctant reader that books can help him do the things he loves.

My Child Won't Turn Her Work In

My daughter won't turn in her homework. In the classroom, she knows the answers when the teacher asks questions. When she has to do a worksheet in class, she refuses to turn it in. When the teacher asks her about it, she can't find it...

My Son Is Smart, Slow and Stubborn

My son is pretty smart and was just accepted into his school's "gifted and talented" program. The problem is he does everything slowly including copying a simple assignment, taking a bath and eating. He also gets extremely distracted. For example, when he is...

My Son Rushes Through His Work

No matter how hard I try to instill in my son the value of quality over quantity, he does not get it. He constantly rushes through his work and makes careless mistakes. He understands the work. It's the easy, silly things he messes up on...

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