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The best place to do homework

Go beyond the desk, and check out these ideas for alternative study spaces.

Tips for no-hassle homework time

Set the stage for homework success with a nightly plan.

Helping your child be more organized

Use a day planner to help you and your child keep his busy life organized.

Help your child with multi-digit multiplication problems

Learn two simple ways to solve multi-digit multiplication problems.

How to Keep Reading With Your Child

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.

Power Reading Talk

How you can help at home: Ask your child lots of questions to build his understanding of what he is reading.

Simple ways to build math skills at home

How you can help at home: Build your child's math skills with these easy strategies.

Fun ways to read with your child

You have a big influence on your child when you read together. Learn how to make the most of this special time.

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...