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  • common core confusion: a guide to understanding your child
    Helping With Homework
    Common Core Confusion: A Guide to Understanding Your Child's Schoolwork
    Common Core Confusion: A Guide to Understanding Your Child's Schoolwork If you have a school-aged child currently learning under the Common Core Standards, you might have noticed that the curriculum your child is learning is vastly different from...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Summer Learning Tips for LD, boy on laptop
    Summer Learning
    Kick-Start Summer Learning: 5 Motivation Strategies for Kids with LD
    Having trouble getting your child with learning difficulties excited about summer learning? Here are some motivation strategies from psychology expert Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D., that will encourage your child to dive right in to summer learning ac...
    FE Staff
  • Group of students studying in library
    High School Milestones and Obstacles
    Top 10 Skills for High-School Students
    Whether you're a freshman or a senior, developing the following 10 skills will help you achieve success in school, in your chosen career, and in life. ...
    Clint Page
  • Summer Science for Kids, Child on beach learns about her shadow
    Summer Learning
    10 Everyday Ways to Explore Science While Having Fun
    Simple science lessons are all around us during the summer. Prevent summer brain drain in your kids with these mini science experiments and activities for children of all ages. Expand their knowledge of meteorology, zoology, botany, chemistry, an...
    Erin Dower
  • Two young kids running a lemonade stand
    Summer Learning
    11 Everyday Ways to Learn Math While Having Fun
    Math is everywhere, not just in the classroom, and summer is a great time to learn how math relates to the real world. It's more than just addition and subtraction worksheets— it's everywhere you look. Keep your child learning this summer with...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    10 Best Family Destinations for Learning Experiences
    Traveling with kids almost anywhere is a tremendous learning experience, but there are certain places that really excel at educating kids in a fun way. In the "Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Vacations," the FamilyTravelForum.com commun...
  • Internet Safety
    6 Safe Search Engines for Kids
    With school back in session, the Internet can be a great resource for homework help, but you might be worried about your child accessing inappropriate sites and information while he surfs the Web. These safe search engines for kids offer prescree...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Family Life
    Parent/Child Relationships
    How Involved Are You with Your Kids?
    Do you know your child's interests? Are you a hands-on parent? Take this quiz to determine how involved you are with your kids. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • School and Learning
    Is My Child a Good Note-Taker?
    Take this quiz to discover your child's strengths and weaknesses in note taking. ...
  • School and Learning
    What Type of Outliner Is Your Child?
    Discover how your child thinks so that you can help him choose the best outlining structure. ...
  • parent, child prepare for test
    Anxiety Disorders
    9 Anxiety-Busters for Kids Taking Standardized Tests
    Test day jitters are striking earlier than ever. In most states, standardized testing aligned with the Common Core begins in second or third grade, but a few states administer standardized tests as early as kindergarten. Many children experience ...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Homework Philosophies
    Have You Done Your Homework?
    Everyone has to do homework . . . but what do you really know about it? Take this quiz to find out. ...
  • School and Learning
    Math Standards
    Math: It's Elementary
    Get a glimpse into the new state standardized tests. Take our elementary math quiz and find out what your little ones need to know. ...
  • School and Learning
    U.S. History
    1000 Years of School?
    How far have we come in the last 1000 years? Take our quiz and see how much you know. ...
  • top 10 free homework help websites
    Helping With Homework
    Top 10 Free Homework Help Websites
    Is helping your child with homework more frustrating and confusing than ever before, thanks to the new Common Core standards? Do words like metamorphic, integer, and bibliography give you sweaty palms and vague flashbacks to your own school days?...
    Erin Dower
  • Fine Motor Skills Printables
    Keyboard Pattern
    Use this keyboard pattern printable to help your child develop keystroking skills. ...
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Landmark College Two-Column Notes
    Learn how to use the Landmark College Two-Column Notes with this blank template. Click here for an example. ...
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Extreme Mapping Note Template
    Learn how to use the Extreme Mapping Notes with this blank template. Click here for an example. ...