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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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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...)


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