education

  1. K-12

    The internet is turning our kids into terrible writers

    Worldwide literacy rates have been rising steadily for the last several decades. Today, more than half the countries with available...
  2. Parenting

    4 Ways to prep your freshman for high school

    The high school transition is one of the most challenging periods in a student's academic career and socioemotional growth cycle....
  3. Parenting

    7 Ways to improve your child's memory

    Memory, or the ability to accurately summon information from the recesses of the mind, is a critical skill at all levels of...
  4. Parenting

    5 Ways to prep your child for Kindergarten

    Beginning kindergarten is a significant step in your student's life, and your child's first day of school is a significant step in...
  5. Parenting

    7 Reasons to explore creative writing with your student

    For many young children, the impulse to create and share stories is natural. Whether your student prefers books of fiction,...
  6. Parenting

    5 Summer vacations that pack an educational punch

    The summer isn't over yet. If you and your student have not experienced a vacation yet, use one of the following suggestions to...
  7. Parenting

    Extracurricular activities that maximize your student's college application

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  8. K-12

    This insanely difficult test is required to get into elite NYC kindergartens

    In New York City, elite schools are using an updated — and even harder — version of IQ testing to find the best and brightest...
  9. K-12

    Neighbors say curb appeal is more important than helping kids read

    Have you seen a "take one book, leave one book" Little Free Library box in your town? While the idea of sharing literature inspires...
  10. Parenting

    7 Ways your child can learn math from the World Cup

    You and your student may already be enjoying this beloved sporting event together, so why not apply some mathematical exercises as...
  11. Family Fun

    Things you can teach your kids at the farmers market

    Taking your kids to the farmers market can be a fun outing — but that’s not all. It can also be a fabulous learning experience for...
  12. Tips & Advice

    These inhumane discipline practices are still legal in U.S. schools

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    Restraint and seclusion have killed more than 20 students and injured and traumatized tens of thousands of others. Why are schools...
  13. K-12

    This powerful ad will make you rethink what you say to your daughter

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    Verizon's powerful new ad suggests we're holding girls back by focusing on their appearances, not their capabilities.
  14. Baby

    No pressure, but your kid's doctor wants you to read aloud from birth

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    The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new recommendation. Parents should read to their kids every day, starting at birth. Because...
  15. Living

    7 Companies with better tuition reimbursement programs than Starbucks

    Starbucks' new tuition reimbursement is good — these companies are better.
  16. Toys and Play

    Put the brakes on road trip boredom with busy boxes

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    While playing the "are we there yet?" game is so much fun, the sounds of your youngsters keeping busy with road trip toys will be...
  17. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Lessons your child should be learning in preschool

    Kindergarten is an important milestone in a child's life. After all, it's the first block in the foundation of education they will...