Back to School

Back to school time. Here's everything you need to know to help your child get classroom ready. Pick the right supplies, transition back into the classroom, and gear up for a great year.

8 Fun First-Day-of-School Traditions

Whether your child is proudly entering kindergarten or a seasoned school vet with a couple of years under her tiny belt, celebrate the first day school by adding one of these fun traditions to her routine. We give them an A+!

20 Smart Back-to-School Tips and Ideas

Get your students off to a smart start with these clever and completely doable strategies for every part of their busy day.

The Smart Way to Talk to Teachers

She may not have great news -- schoolwork struggles? behavior blunders? -- but we've got savvy strategies to fix the problem.

The Insider's Guide to School

After the first-day excitement wears off, what's really in store for your child this year? Get the scoop from parents who were in your shoes last September.

No More Manic Mornings

Say goodbye to frantic mornings -- and cranky kids and parents. Good morning to new, simple rituals that help you start the day off right.

How to Create a Homework HQ

Design a space that works well for schoolwork and keeps your kid on track all year.

Tips for Teaching Math to Pre-K Kids

Your adorable preschooler is just starting to learn about math. Watch how to help her learn the basics.

Best Back-to-School Apps for Parents

Moms and dads need help, too, as back-to-school season begins. We have the scheduling, shopping, and food apps to make the transition a snap for you (and your kids).

How to Choose an Electronic Educational Toy

Learning outside of the classroom can be a ton of fun, and technology has given parents a new set of options. Choose the best, age-appropriate electronic toys for your child to keep her entertained and engaged.

Adorable Lunchboxes and Bags

Send your child to the head of the class with these A+ lunch supplies.

How to Choose a Lunchbox

Avoid brown-bagging your little one's lunch. Find the perfect lunchbox, whether your kid is just starting preschool or is a school veteran.

Back-to-School Backpack Pins

A cute craft for decorating a child's backpack or school bag.

3 Things to Raise a Successful Student

If anyone knows how to raise an academically successful student, it's a teacher. Watch as educational experts share 3 things that can help your kid be a star at school.

How to Choose a Backpack

Cute and trendy backpacks for school are great, but your child's bag should be practical as well. Here's what to consider when buying a backpack.

3 Things to Help Kids Read

Reading is an important life skill, and young children need a lot of practice in and out of the classroom. Learn what 3 things parents should do in order to help their kids read.

Back to School Advice: Morning Routine

Hoping for seamless mornings this back-to-school season? These parents have some great advice for a stress-free morning routine.

Back to School: Dealing With Meanness and Bullying

Kids can be bullies. Share these strategies to help your child deal with mean kids.

Best Back-to-School Supplies: Backpacks

Let the new school year begin! Start with a new backpack to store all of your child's essential back-to-school supplies.

Backpack Facts

Tips to lessen the strain on your child's back.

Working Together with Your Child's Teacher

No matter how old your child is, it's still possible for parents to be helpful from home, express any concerns, and make the most of those times when they do see the teacher. Here's how.