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.
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Red flags of a learning issue
How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues.
ADHD and dyslexia make kids hate reading, right? Wrong!
Award-winning author Rick Riordan shares how he turned his son with learning disabilities into an insatiable lover of literature.
Music and your child's mind
Recent research underscores how playing an instrument (sooner than later) bolsters kids' academic, social, and emotional lives.
Graphic novels for teens about racism, climate change, and social justice
Here's a reading list of graphic novels — they just may revolutionize your teen's reading and thinking.
Vocabulary words for 1st through 12th graders
Boost your child's verbal skills with our grade-based lists of academic vocabulary words for kids ages 6 to 18.