GreatSchools parents share their stories about the unique, sometimes unexpected ways they boost their children's learning.
Writing goes from zero to 60 in kindergarten, from tracing the ABCs and culminating in higher level thinking skills like forming, organizing, and expressing complete thoughts.
Your second grader’s vocabulary and word sense are blossoming – and just in time, as writing projects this year require more detail and nuance.
From high-frequency words to full paragraphs with introductions, details, and conclusions, first graders learn how to organize and present their thoughts in writing.
Do-it-yourself magnetic poetry kits make language come alive.
Help your child get excited about books by creating a personalized book mark or writing a book of her own.
GreatSchools parents chime in with ideas for improving kids' numbers sense.
Keep tabs on what kids should be learning in reading, from kindergarten through fifth grade.
Educators at San Jose's Rocketship charter schools find online math programs more effective than online literacy
Laying a strong foundation: First graders learn about money, time, and measurements -- and that's not all.