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  • Acids and Alkalis: You Can Tell by the Taste Activity
    Chemistry
    Acid or Alkali: You Can Tell by Taste!
    In this fun activity, students "taste-test" various foods and learn that acidic foods like lemons taste different than alkaline foods like broccoli. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Acids and Alkalis interactive courseware is brought to you by N...
  • Properties of Acids and Bases
    Chemistry
    Properties of Acids and Alkalis: pH Values
    Kids learn the pH values of acid and alkali solutions, and also learn the pH values of some common substances like water, lemon juice, and detergent. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Acids and Alkalis interactive courseware is brought to you by ...
  • Life After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to College
    College Alternatives
    Life After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to College
    Attending college after high school isn't for everyone. Some teens choose to take a year or two off before continuing their education, while others jump right into the workforce. If your teen is looking to explore his options, check out these alt...
  • Human Reproduction
    Human Biology
    All About The Human Reproductive System
    In this activity, kids will be asked to answer multiple-choice questions about various aspects of the human reproductive system. This resource from Conquer Science (Grades 5 and 6) interactive courseware is brought to you through the collaborati...
  • Conquer
    School and Learning
    Activity: Assessing Human Impact on the Environment
    In this activity, kids review data on a graph, and then answer questions about the data. The activity featured in this resource asks kids to think critically about the human impact on the environment. This resource from Conquer Science (Grades 5...
  • Conquer Science: Animal Adaptations for Survival
    School and Learning
    Animal Adaptations: The Key to Survival
    Brought to you by Nodma, this printable from Conquer Science (Grades 5 and 6) will teach 5th and 6th grade students about the various structural and behavioral adaptations that animals and other organisms have developed to aid in survival. In th...
  • 5-Year-Old Write Backward
    Cognitive and Psychological Development
    I Need Help! My Five-Year-Old Writes Backward
    Is it normal for a kid to write backward, especially when they're learning? Our expert weighs in on this grandmother's concern. ...
  • World Geography Week
    School and Learning
    6 Fun and Educational Toys to Celebrate Geography Awareness Week
    In 2015, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reported that 75 percent of U.S. eighth-graders did not have a solid foundation in geography. According to U.S. News and World Report, geography is not a required subject in middle and high schoo...
    Laura Richards
  • school fundraising 101
    School Fundraising
    School Fundraising 101
    School fundraising helps raise money for your child's school. Rather than just asking for donations, fundraising is typically an event or a service you provide. School fundraisers may be used to help buy or upgrade the school library, maintain ge...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Need a Homework Helper? 5 Tips for School Success
    School and Learning
    Need a Homework Helper? 5 Tips for School Success
    As a parent, you want your kid to do their very best in school. You already know that in order to do that, your kid needs plenty of sleep, healthy food and a plethora of back to school supplies. However, short of a professional homework helper, w...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • School Forms Printables
    "Thanks, Teacher!" Card Kids Can Color
    Print this free teacher appreciation card to thank your teacher for all the hard work this school year! Kids can add their own touch by coloring this black-and-white card. Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May, but it's nic...
  • How to end homework battles - thinking frustrated child
    School and Learning
    How to End Homework Battles
    Do you find yourself in a nightly battle with your child over homework? Are you tired of seemingly endless numbers of multiplication problems and geography questions plaguing you every night? Don't let it get the best of you. Here are some tips t...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • What do kids really like about school?
    Back to School
    What do Kids REALLY Like About School?
    FamilyEducation asked a bunch of kids what they really like about school. Check out this hilarious video for some honest answers. ...
  • how to get involved in the PTA
    PTA and PTO
    How to Get Involved in the PTA
    If you've never been to a PTA meeting, it can be a little intimidating. A bunch of teachers and parents who all seem to know each other already, all working together to do… what exactly? Don't panic! The PTA is essential to your child's school'...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • 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
  • Avoiding school plagues
    Keeping Kids Healthy
    Keeping Kids Healthy: Avoiding School Plagues
    School is in session, and so are viruses. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that children in schools and day care centers can catch as many as 12 colds per year, on average. However, colds aren't the only viruses that run rampa...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • parents pick the coolest back to school supplies & fashions with advice at familyeducation
    Supplies and Shopping
    Parents Pick the Coolest Back to School Supplies & Fashions With Advice at FamilyEducation
    Instead of wasting hours and hours wandering around the mall looking for school supplies, visit FamilyEducation to find out the coolest back to school clothing trends or the latest gadgets to help your kids in class. Although you could easily spe...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 10 of The Coolest New School Supplies
    Back to School
    10 of The Coolest New School Supplies
    Your kids can head back-to-school in style with these new awesome school supplies and accessories. Homework and lunchtime have never been so fun! Mini Panda Stapler Mini Panda Stapler Use this neat-o, decorative panda stapler to keep your s...
    Rachel Sokol