Favorite books for 6th graders
Thought-provoking tales to introduce your sixth grader to different worlds, experiences, and periods in time in age-appropriate ways.
Favorite books for 7th graders
Deep and exciting tales that'll challenge your seventh grader to think critically and expand their horizons while encouraging a lifelong reading habit.
Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.
Infographic: Teaching kids to forgive
Print this illustrated guide to helping kids resolve hurt feelings.
Great books for gifted 8th grade readers
These stories delve into questions of identity and self-awareness in a way that will inspire your eighth grader to consider who they are and who they want to be.
Great books for gifted 7th grade readers
Stories that will engross your seventh grader and help them think deeply about and how they value family, group associations, and history.
Great books for gifted 2nd grade readers
Folktales, historical tales, and fiction that will captivate and challenge your second grade reader with new ideas, words, and settings.
One key 1st grade reading skill
Did George Washington have wooden teeth — or not? Using a nonfiction text, first graders should be able to find out the truth for themselves.