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Improve Reading Comprehension

Help your child improve this crucial skill.

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5 Easy Skills to Teach During Read-Alouds

Try these tips for enriching your young child's reading experience.

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Reading and Writing 101

What parents should know about the Common Core State Standards

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Our Elementary School Guide

What your child will be learning in each grade from PreK through 5

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Raise a Reader

Get strategies to boost your child's reading time.

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10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Learn

Inspire a thirst for knowledge.

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Homework: to Help or Not to Help

On resisting the urge to complete a child's assignments

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Common Core Math Explained

Why the Common Core makes simple Math more complicated

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Want your kids to read? Don't offer a reward.

A researcher offers sneaky ways to get your kids reading this summer.

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Create a Math Library at Home

Help your child see Math as more than just numbers.

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The Common Core Essentials

Five things to read if you're starting from scratch

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Understanding the Key Shifts in Math Instruction

A parent and math consultant tells you what you need to know.

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Making Math Facts Fun

Activities to reinforce math skills at home

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Honoring Black History

A book list for students of all ages

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What Are Insects?

A curated list of read-alouds accompanies this guidebook with activities.

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Children and Trauma

A new approach to helping children who live with "toxic stress"

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Scholastic Summer Reading Challengeā„¢

Keep your children "reading under the stars" all summer long.

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Maurice Sendak in His Own Words

The renowned writer and illustrator on childhood, art and life

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Common Core Assessments

What the new assessments will mean for your child

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"The Fine Black Line"

A conversation with author Andrea Davis Pinkney about her life and work

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What Does a Good Preschool Classroom Look Like

A Q&A with the head of Bank Street Head Start in New York City

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State Teachers of the Year Survey

The 2015 Teachers of the Year weigh in on independent reading.

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English Class in the Common Core Era

Fiction and nonfiction pairings are now more common in ELA classrooms.

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The Benefits of Bedtime Stories

New studies highlight the importance of reading to children from birth.

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