Elementary School

Elementary School years are important. Help your child make the most of this educational foundation. Learn what kind of activities can support classroom learning and behavioral expectations.

We Need More Physical Education in Schools

Dr. Thom McKenzie explains why it's so important for children to have quality Physical Education in school. Support this issue in your community by sharing this video with your child's teachers, school board members and administrators.

13 Sneaky Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer (Straight From a Homeschooling Mom)

Learn the stealthy ways a homeschooling mom keeps her kids "accidentally" learning all summer long.

Your Kid Will Learn in Kindergarten

The early school years are full of excitement and growth -- and new academic expectations. Find out what skills you can expect your child to master in kindergarten, and how to help your child develop them outside the classroom.

What Your Kid Will Learn in First Grade

See what educational milestones your child will master in first grade, and learn how to help him achieve them at home.

When Your Child Doesn't Want to Go to School

If your child suddenly begs to stay home, here are a few ways to find out what's really going on.

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?

What Your Kids Will Learn in Second Grade

Check our guide to the key learning milestones of second grade and see how you can help your child master them.

These Kids Are Totally #Winning at Crazy Hair Day

You'll want to up your styling game after seeing these kids rocking their crazy hair day looks.

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.

Organizing Tips for a Smarter School Year

These fun finds and simple fix-ups will help you stream line morning routines, cutback on homework stress, and turn your house into a launchpad for outstanding achievements.

Classroom Confidential: Kids Advising Kids

Who's really in the know on what makes a successful school year? Kids! We asked them to share insider insights with their peers. And we've got A+ advice for parents on how to navigate the sticky subjects of education today.

Essential Back-to-School Supplies for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade

Even if you're not ready for your child's first day of school, you can ensure that she'll be ready with all the supplies she'll need to play, learn, and enjoy in class.

How to Practice School Manners

With hundreds of rambunctious children crammed under one roof, it's no wonder that schools are the places where good manners are often forgotten. We asked etiquette experts to share tips for following modern manners in the classroom, cafeteria, playground, and beyond.

First-Graders Are Better Readers Than They Were a Decade Ago

Children entering first grade in 2013 had better skills than similar students 12 years prior, according to a new study.

The School of Your Dreams

When three families were unhappy with options for their kids' education, they each started their own school. Learn what it takes.

Watch This Hilarious Mom Report Live From a Dirty Middle School Bathroom

Ashonti Dixon was so appalled with the unsanitary conditions in a school restroom that she took to Facebook Live to rant about it. And that rant is now bringing about some much-needed change!

3 Things Parents Can Do to Help Kids Manage Homework

Some kids find it difficult to stay on top of homework after a long school day. Here are 3 things parents can do to make the process less stressful.

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.

This Wholesome Second-Grade Survey Is Winning (and Crashing!) the Internet Today

It's hard to find fun this pure! Perhaps that's why this second-grade class's survey has attracted so much attention.

What Do Kids Really Think About School?

Although homework can be a big pain, there are so many things to love about school.

Class Pets

Your kids will go wild for these adorable animal backpacks, lunch bags, and school supplies.

Get Up and Learn! Physical Activity Helps Kids Master Math and Spelling

A new study finds incorporating physical activity into learning boosts test scores in certain subject areas.

Help Your Kid Be a Better Speller

Or should we say, a better S-P-E-L-L-E-R?