Should all kids learn to code?
Coding languages are the backbone of our interconnected world. Here's why your kid needs to understand digital language — no matter what career they pursue.
Preschooler math — teach them shapes and spatial skills
An understanding of shapes, sizes, and relative places will help your little one in more ways than you might think.
Could early math skills matter more than early reading skills?
Research suggests early math skills are a better predictor of academic success than early reading skills — but preschools aren't teaching them.
Getting girls hooked on science
I'm hoping to inspire my daughter to enjoy and embrace science—for great career prospects.
We’re killing kids’ ambitions. Why?
When students get good grades in certain subjects and lesser grades in others, they may take it as a sign of what they're good at. This could explain the high rates of attrition in STEM subjects in high school and college.
The hidden benefits of reading aloud — even for older kids
Educator Jim Trelease explains why reading aloud to your child, no matter what her age, is the magic bullet for creating a lifelong reader.
Preparing your preschooler to read
You are your child's first — and most influential — teacher. Learn how giving your little one daily opportunities to practice emerging reading skills will help her thrive.
The "right" way to teach reading
There's a "right" way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students not learning – or learning the wrong way?