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Scholastic Releases Free Reading App for Kids

Scholastic Releases Free Reading App for Kids

Scholastic has introduced Storia, a free, interactive, and educational reading app for kids that comes with five free ebook downloads and features more than 2,000 titles for kids from toddler through teens.

New Reading Center Focuses on Teaching Children Phonics

New Reading Center Focuses on Teaching Children Phonics

The Academic Associates Reading Center of New York teaches children how to read by focusing on phonics, so they can properly and effectively decode everyday and school-related vocabulary.

Tutors, Classes and Programs for Kids in Suffolk County, LI

Tutors, Classes and Programs for Kids in Suffolk County, LI

Does your child need extra homework help? Find tutors, classes, and educational programs for your kids in Suffolk County on Long Island, including Babylon, Islip, Huntington, and Smithtown, that are available on the weekends or after school to help your kids with math, writing, English, and other enrichment programs to make your kids a success in school.

Forest Hills Learning Center Focuses on English Language Arts

Forest Hills Learning Center Focuses on English Language Arts

Marie Marrone, former English Language Arts teacher, recently opened Quantum Leap Kids Learning Center to give kids the writing skills they aren't getting in today's school curriculum. Marrone also offers two morning programs for 2 1/2-year-olds to provide the foundation needed for learning to read.

Four U.K. STEM Students Created the 2012 Paralympic Torch

Four U.K. STEM Students Created the 2012 Paralympic Torch

A STEMNET team of four 11-14-year-olds invented the 2012 Paralympic torch based on the principle of physical human strength. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Network awarded the team with $1,000 in equipment for their STEM club, and the team will be in attendance at the 2012 Paralympic Torch Relay.

Hamden Hall Country Day School Hosts Engineering is Elementary

Hamden Hall Country Day School Hosts Engineering is Elementary

Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT hosted a training workshop for local elementary teachers on science, technology, engineering, and math education.

No More Molasses Classes

No More Molasses Classes

"America's Educator" Ron Clark, author of "The End of Molasses Classes," talks about how to banish boredom from the classroom, make teaching a desirable profession (again), and what to do when you don't like your kid's teacher.

How Your Children's Friends Affect Their Grades

How Your Children's Friends Affect Their Grades

Your child's friends and relationships have more of an effect on his schoolwork and grades than you may think. Kids with a positive social life tend to perform better academically. Vera Borukhov, a Queens tutor and teacher, offers tips on how to help your child succeed in school by developing the right friendships.

10 Best Children's Books About NYC History

10 Best Children's Books About NYC History

Check out these great books for kids, from beginner to advanced readers, that use New York City as the setting for their tales. The colorful characters and plots in these age-appropriate books are steeped in NYC history, helping teach kids about important landmarks and the people who helped shape the city's culture throughout the years. Plus, download a reading guide to "The Cricket in Times Square," a fictional kid-lit classic, and find out why acting like a tourist in the Big Apple can actually pay off in more ways than one.

How to Make Summer School a Success

How to Make Summer School a Success

Summer school can boost your child's grades and create confidence going into the next school year. Here are tips on how to cure the summer school blues and help make it a success instead.

Best Books for Babies 2011

Best Books for Babies 2011

The Fred Rogers Company, producers of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," has published a 2011 top 10 list of books for babies under 18 months old.

End Your Child's Test Stress

End Your Child's Test Stress

Use these tips from a tutor and education expert to help your kids overcome test anxiety and ace their final exams.

Sylvan Learning's Summer Reading List for Kids

Sylvan Learning's Summer Reading List for Kids

To encourage learning in the summer months, Sylvan Learning offers a suggested reading list for grades K-12 to help parents find the right book for their child.

Embrace Technology to Keep Kids Hooked on Reading

Embrace Technology to Keep Kids Hooked on Reading

As parents, we strive to create a love of reading and a core competence in reading in our kids. So how can we grow engaged readers who can later become great learners? The answer may lie in the digital revolution.

New Summer Math Program Aims to Combat Summer Learning Loss

New Summer Math Program Aims to Combat Summer Learning Loss

Each year, students leave school at the peak of their math skills, only to let those skills wither over the summer as they enjoy camps, vacations, and video games. To combat this, TenMarks Education yesterday released its new summer math programs designed to give parents and students the tools they need to not only keep their math skills sharp, but to help students move ahead for the next school year.

The 2010 Nation's Report Card Shows Gains and Losses in Students' Civics Knowledge

The 2010 Nation's Report Card Shows Gains and Losses in Students' Civics Knowledge

The Civics 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as "The Nation's Report Card," shows that civic knowledge (including knowledge of the American government and political system) has increased in fourth graders but decreased in twelfth graders, while Hispanic students improved across all grades.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Be an Excellent Reader

10 Ways to Help Your Child Be an Excellent Reader

Reading is the most important habit to instill in children. Natacha Beim, teacher and parenting expert, shares her top 10 tips for instilling a love of reading in your child.

How to Prevent a Homework Meltdown

How to Prevent a Homework Meltdown

Is your child easily frustrated, making homework time a nightmare for all involved? Try our four simple solutions to break the cycle of negativity and make homework more manageable.

Literacy Resources in the New York Metro Area

Literacy Resources in the New York Metro Area

Find literacy and reading resources in the New York metro area, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.

Literacy Resources in Nassau County, Long Island

Literacy Resources in Nassau County, Long Island

Find literacy and reading resources in Nassau County, Long Island, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.

Literacy Resources in Suffolk County, Long Island

Literacy Resources in Suffolk County, Long Island

Find literacy and reading resources in Suffolk County, Long Island, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.

Literacy Resources in Queens

Literacy Resources in Queens

Find literacy and reading resources in Queens, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.

Literacy Resources in Manhattan

Literacy Resources in Manhattan

Find literacy and reading resources in Manhattan, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.

Literacy Resources in Brooklyn

Literacy Resources in Brooklyn

Find literacy and reading resources in Brooklyn, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.

Literacy Resources in Fairfield County, CT

Literacy Resources in Fairfield County, CT

Find literacy and reading resources in Fairfield County, CT, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults.




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