At many schools, kindergarten kids will be learning reading, basic math, and much more in this exciting, important, and potentially difficult school year.
Our top tips for how parents can help their children succeed and thrive in kindergarten.
Experts discuss the importance of early childhood education. It’s much more than just play time!
Take this quiz to help determine which after-school activity is best for your child.
Common Sense Media rates 11 apps and games that help kids ages 2 and older build reading skills.
Caddying is not only a way to learn valuable skills, it can also earn teens a 4-year college scholarship through the Western Golf Association Evans Scholar Foundation.
If you have a bright child who seems to be losing interest in school, it may not be because they do not like it, they might just be bored.
The results of the Nation’s Report Card are in, and it looks like the majority of high school seniors aren’t college or career ready.
Developing strong reading skills early sets an important foundation for school success.
A new paper just released by youcubed, a Stanford University center dedicated to giving research based mathematics resources to teachers and parents, is supporting the use of visual mathematics.
Dr. Emily Levy is the founder and director of EBL Coaching, a one-on-one tutoring program based in Manhattan, Westchester, and New Jersey. Here she offers expert advice on how to build your child's writing skills.
Common Sense Media launches a new ratings system evaluating character strengths and values in youth media at South by Southwest media conference in Austin this week.
If your child refuses to go to school, it may be because she dealing with a traumatic experience at school or home. Here's how to get to the bottom of her refusal and help her like school.
As the area's first new bridge in more than 50 years arises across the Hudson River, local educators are seizing the opportunity to spark students' interest in STEM learning.
Five area families discuss why they chose the type of school to which they send their children—parochial, charter, public, or private—and the benefits they found in each school setting.
Is your child highly focused? Does she ask a lot of questions? Is he a fast learner, and lazy in the classroom? These are all characteristics of a gifted child. A local expert shares more qualities to look for, and what you can do to help your gifted child.
Edtech is using technology in schools to help teachers teach.
Here are 10 things to keep in mind and to look for when touring and choosing a preschool for your child.
What to do if you child is reading below their grade level.
What parent can do to encourage girls to continue pursuing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) interests.
Local teachers discuss kids and technology as well as how it affects their classrooms and the learning process.
Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.
Elizabeth Rose, a former arts teacher and current substitute teacher, shares her experiences and what it's like to be a sub teaching in New York City public schools.
It's common for a child who was a strong math student to struggle when he or she starts algebra. Here, learn why and how you can help your struggling young student with his or her algebra homework.
Math homework: All kids get it, and some kids struggle through the Common Core State Standards and "new math". We spoke to area experts for the best tips to help you help your kids with math homework.