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Kindergarten is the perfect time to start building financial literacy skills. Here are 11 ways to introduce financial literacy to your kindergartener.
Here are some practical tools for helping your second grader write letters you'll all feel good about.
Want to help your child boost some academics this summer?  Good news! You can use state standards to guide you. Here's how.
Check out these 10 volunteering ideas that allow any kind of kid to help in a hands-on way and learn to love the feeling of giving back.
Computer programming isn't just for 'techies' anymore! Learn why one school's curriculum is catching up with the times.
Kids are reading more online than ever before. Is this a good thing?
In today's wired world, many lessons are being transferred from the chalkboard to the tablet. Your child’s hooked on interactive games, but have you considered combining this love with education? Give your kid a leg up this school year with these comprehensive second grade apps, which include cool second grade reading apps and fun second grade math apps.
Teens with credit cards are not exactly new, but the credit crisis is. Here are 7 tips for how parents can teach financial responsibility to their children.
Here's a list of top television shows for preschoolers and kindergarteners recommended by the experts.
Tips for preparing your child for the school year to come while providing social learning opportunities throughout the summer.
Where's the culture for kids? Many kids can't find major landmarks on a map. Here are some tips to bring culture for kids and world geography into your home.
Family camping can be easy and fun if you do it right, even for first-time campers. Get some family camping tips right here!
Motivating reluctant readers can be a challenge during the summer, but we've got six great ideas to stimulate reading even when school is a distant memory.
Back to School prep used to mean mastering a few basics like learning to sit still and listen after the lazy days of vacation were over, settling on a school night routine and buying a backpack full of pencils, paper and paste. But today, getting ready to go back to school is not so straightforward. Modern classrooms are wired to the max and adjusting to these new technologies—or learning to put limits on familiar ones—can be a challenge for parents and students alike.
Kids and cell phones are inseparable these days, and with cancer rumors swirling, is handing your child a cell phone equivalent to handing her a cigarette?
Now is the time to help your child score a great summer internship.
For an increasing number of children, play just isn't taking place, and the consequences for child development may be severe.
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