Are US parents insane about sports?
Parents are investing more and more time, money, and emotional effort into their kids' sports — despite what the research shows is best for kids.
10 tips to boost kindergarten math skills
Learn 10 easy ways to work a little math talk into your child's day and set your kindergartner up for a lifetime of math success.
Getting girls hooked on science
I'm hoping to inspire my daughter to enjoy and embrace science—for great career prospects.
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.
Your child is gifted… now what?
Your child’s gift comes wrapped in challenges. Learn why parents often struggle to get their gifted children's intellectual and emotional needs met.
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.
Simone's math problem
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?
Cool kitchen science
Introduce your child to chemistry this summer by making ice cream together.
Kelly Gallagher on "Readicide"
Who's killing our kids' love of reading? Readicide's Kelly Gallagher investigates what’s behind this educational crime and how to revive a child’s passion for the written word.
How languages boost the brain
... and six ways you can expose your kids early!
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Is your child on track in science?
From presidents to pundits, everyone's talking about the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Is your child mastering these essential skills? Find out with our grade-by-grade guide.
Science behind a healthy brain
Brain development expert Jane M. Healy shares her most recent findings on how to boost your child's brain — and introduces some surprising risks to consider.
Minority students and STEM
Local program with links to UC Berkeley and Stanford strives to close STEM achievement gap.
Making fitness a family affair
Keeping it simple and fun is the key to making fitness part of the family routine.
Bestseller's writing tips blast through resistance to teach kids to write.
A best-selling author offers five techniques to get kids excited about putting words on the page.