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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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Literacy Resources in Queens
Find literacy and reading resources in Queens, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults. (read the story...)

Literacy Resources in Manhattan
Find literacy and reading resources in Manhattan, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults. (read the story...)

Literacy Resources in Brooklyn
Find literacy and reading resources in Brooklyn, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Literacy Resources in Westchester County, NY
Find literacy and reading resources in Westchester County, NY, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults. (read the story...)

Literacy Resources in Rockland County, NY
Find literacy and reading resources in Rockland County, NY, including children's reading enrichment programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and adults. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Be a Confident Reader
Dr. J. Richard Gentry, author of "Raising Confident Readers: How to Teach Your Child to Read and Write - from Baby to Age Seven," offers parents tips on how to help their child be a confident reader, establishing literacy skills in childhood that are fundamental for lifelong success. (read the story...)

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child
When evaluating preschools, it helps to know the basics of the most common early education philosophies. Read on for descriptions of Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, play-based, and academic preschools and tips for how to know which is right for your child. (read the story...)

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits
If your child is a chronic procrastinator, try these four approaches recommended by an education expert that are proven to break those bad homework habits. (read the story...)

Is It Time for Preschool?
Study results indicate that attending preschool not only influences a child’s developing mind, but can also set the pace for his or her success in subsequent school experiences. Read on for tips on how to tell when the time is right for your child. (read the story...)

Report Cards and the Midyear Slump
How to help your child avoid the mid-schoolyear slump and keep his education motivation after the holidays. (read the story...)

The FloH Club: Help for the Technologically Impaired
The FloH Club, founded by Florence Henderson, offers aid to those struggling with all types of gizmos and gadgets. (read the story...)

Broadway and Off-Broadway Meet the Teachers
At the Partners In Education – Expo ’09, the New York theater community and area educators come together in a first-ever event. (read the story...)

How to Encourage Good Writing Skills in Your Child
Teaching writing can be intimidating, especially if you don’t feel like you are a good writer yourself. Here are some tips you can use to encourage your kids in grade school or high school — age doesn’t matter; it’s never too late to develop good writing habits. (read the story...)

Back To School: Online Learning in the Classroom
With new software, better technology, and more prevalent wireless options in schools around the region, the Internet is playing a more vital role in the way teachers teach and students learn. (read the story...)

Afterschool Classes & Programs: What Kids and Parents Want Now
With the afterschool landscape ever changing, we’ve identified the newest trends and the hottest programs to help guide you in making the right decision for your child. (read the story...)


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