Help your 4th grader catch up on U.S. history with these stories
Help a child who is new to the U.S. make sense of the history in your region by exposing her to stories based on real history. Here’s how.
The secret to making reading fun for your 3rd grader
When children love to read, it gives them an academic advantage. Here’s one easy way to spark your child’s interest in reading for fun.
How to help your ELL 2nd grader with crazy English spelling
Four ways you can help your child learn to spell in English — even if you don’t read or speak much English yourself.
2 sight words games to help your 1st grader learn to read
Playing these sight word memorization games with your child will help her learn to read faster.
Helping a kindergartner who's learning English build the self-confidence to speak in class
Here are four ways parents can help their kids build the confidence needed to participate in class — even though they’re still learning English.
Teens have less face time with their friends — and are lonelier than ever
According to a new study, teen loneliness rates have surged since 2010, the year the smartphone came into widespread use.
Immigrant children learned English in half the time when they were held back in 3rd grade
While mandatory retention policies are not generally effective, this substantial study shows that holding third graders who are learning English back — and supporting them extensively as a result — may be effective.
Why rich parents are more likely to be unethical
Research shows that wealthy people will go to great lengths to maintain their higher status. Shocker: entitlement plays a role.
Why meritocracy is a myth in college admissions
From test prep and early admissions to donations — here's what these education researchers argue is wrong with the getting-into-college process as we know it.