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Is your child being tracked in math?
The answer is likely yes – even if you don’t know what track your child’s on, where it’s leading, or what it means for your child’s education.
The math phobia phenomenon
A 7-year-old girl is humiliated by her teacher after failing a math test. How many years will it take to cure her math anxiety, an educational illness that plagues millions?
Red flags of a learning issue
How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues.
Are we teaching math all wrong?
Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.
Music and your child's mind
Recent research underscores how playing an instrument (sooner than later) bolsters kids' academic, social, and emotional lives.
Why is algebra so important?
Algebra is known as a gatekeeper subject, so when should your child take it?
10 tips to boost 6th grade math skills
Try these fun ways to boost your child's sixth grade math skills — without a worksheet or textbook in sight.