The education your child receives will set the groundwork for future successes. No matter his age -- from kindergarten to high school -- we have all the advice and information you need on reaching potential in reading, writing, math, and more.

Dad's Hilarious Tardy Note for Daughter Goes Viral

A dad sent a so-true-it's-funny tardy note to his daughter's teacher, explaining why she was late to school.

Age-by-Age Guide to Reading to Your Baby

Get your child to fall in love with reading at an early age.

Your Child's Behavior at Home vs School

Does your child act drastically different at school than he does at home? Here's how to get your teacher's pet to keep up his angelic behavior around you.

10 Great Math Apps for Kids

These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.

Science Fun: 5 Everyday Science Experiments

Kids are born researchers. (Yours have probably asked "why" 14 times already today!) Entertain them and illustrate basic scientific concepts with five easy experiments -- no Ph.D. required.

Why Grouping Kids Based on Ability Works

The hottest trend in grade-school teaching: grouping kids based on ability. Here, experts weigh in on why this approach is working.

Thrive in 2025: Holding Kids Back for Success

More and more parents are waiting an extra year to enroll their child in kindergarten. Is a late start a smarter start?

The Best Children's Books of 2014

Children's librarians and families selected their fave titles from the thousands published this year. Put these on your gift list!

Kids Predict Their Future Careers - and It's Hilarious!

Some adults still don't know what they want to be when they grow up but these kids sure have it figured out!

Tips on Reading to Your Baby

Don't skip the bedtime story, because reading is one of the most important things you can do to encourage your munchkin's language development. Here are seven tips for reading to your baby.

Thrive in 2025: Help Your Son Succeed in School

Today's classrooms are geared toward girls, and it's easy for boys to get discouraged at an early age.

Homeschooling 101: What Is Homeschooling?

More parents are now choosing to homeschool instead of sending their children to public or private schools. Learn more about the homeschooling movement and what's involved when parents educate their kids at home.

10 Best Science Apps for Kids

Your child will have a great time learning more about the world with these exciting science apps.

Homework Ruins Everything

Evenings look different once kindergarten hits.

4 Ways to Make Reading Fun

By taking a playful, pressure-free approach, you'll help your child enjoy books on his own in practically no time.

Virtual Elementary School: Should You Enroll Your Kids?

For different personal reasons, many parents are leaning toward online classes for their kids. But is online education the best academic track for your child?

Printable Math and Measurements Worksheets

Once your child enters first and second grade, reinforce basic arithmetic, counting, and measurement skills.

8 Ways to Help Kids Ace Tests

Does your child need help with taking exams? Follow these tips to help your kid be a whiz at pop quizzes and tests.

Jarrett Krosoczka's Tips for Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Jarrett Kroscozka, author and illustrator of the popular Lunch Lady and Platypus Police Squad series, shares his tips for encouraging a love of reading in kids.

Back to School: How to Help Kids Who Cry Easily

If you have a sensitive child, help curb the tears with these coping strategies.

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