popular topics in your child's school

  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    Girl Scout Cookie Quiz
    How much do you know about these sweet treats? Take this quiz and find out. ...
    Holly Hartman
  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    Boy Scouts Quiz
    Test your boy scout knowledge with this quiz. ...
    Holly Hartman
  • Teen girl standing at locker with cell phone
    Kids and Cell Phones
    Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?
    Should cell phones be allowed in school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most schools now allow students to have cell phones but requi...
    Maya Cohen
  • 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
  • Word Searches Printables
    See You Later
    Look through this word search to find the word for "good-bye" in different languages of the world. ...
  • School and Learning
    Overscheduled Kids
    Tween Burnout
    Tween Burnout Scouting, dance lessons, karate classes, chess clubs, soccer teams, swim meets—the list of extracurricular activities tweens may be involved in is endless. Too many structured activities can deprive tweens of the time they need t...
  • School and Learning
    Year-Round Schooling
    Year-Round School
    The pros and cons of year-round school are dealt with in this article. ...
  • School and Learning
    Child's Advocate
    The Successful Advocate Quiz
    Take our Successful Advocate quiz, and find out what it takes to be your child's champion. ...
  • 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
    Math Standards
    Math Standards
    Do you know what your child should be learning in math? Take our math standards quiz and see what you know. ...
  • School and Learning
    School Uniforms
    School Uniforms: Pros and Cons
    School Uniforms: Pros and ConsThere is something comforting about schoolchildren dressed in pleats and plaid. Maybe it reminds us of our own childhood, or conjures up thoughts of order and safety. Whatever the reason, one thing's for sure -- sch...
    Ann Svensen
  • School and Learning
    Education Reform
    What's Happening in Education Reform?
    A lot has happened this year in the world of education reform! Do you know the new lingo? ...
  • School and Learning
    Education Reform
    Do You Know the Latest Classroom Lingo?
    What's all the talk about ed reform? Take our quiz and find out how much you really know! ...
  • School and Learning
    School Boards
    What Do You Know About School Boards?
    Take this quiz, developed with the National School Boards Foundation, and find out how school boards really work! ...
  • School and Learning
    Year-Round Schooling
    Evaluating the Year-Round School System
    Evaluating the Year-Round School SystemAlmost 2 million students attend year-round schools today, an increase of 400% in the last 12 years. Will your kids be the next to kiss that long summer vacation goodbye? If your school system is busting at ...
    Ann Svensen
  • School and Learning
    Small Classrooms
    Smaller Class Size: How Much Do You Know About the Trend?
    See how much you know about the benefits of smaller classes for children. ...
  • School and Learning
    Learning Environment
    Girls and School Culture
    Girls and School Culture Alert! Any time your daughter's grades drop more than half a letter grade on her report card, for example from an A to a B, you want to find out what the problem is. Don't delay. While all children do not excel in every...
  • School and Learning
    Kindergarten Readiness
    Is Kindergarten Ready for Your Child?
    Is Kindergarten Ready for Your Child? Besides considering your child's needs, abilities, and maturity, you also should take the time to evaluate the kindergarten program in your school district. Finding out about your local kindergarten will giv...