Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
When it comes to fitting in at preschool, what really counts, apparently, is a child's haircut, clothes, and how much he or she fits into gender norms.
Being a kid can be very rewarding when parents, teachers and caregivers use these fun printable reward charts!
For some, having college kids come home for the holidays is as joyous as seen one of those old holiday movies, with festive gatherings and delicious food.
Here are 12 different summer activities to keep kids busy and help them get some learning in - all without electronic devices.
Nice weather brings many opportunities for fun and learning through water play.
Summer is the perfect time for students of all ages to relax, but it’s also a time when learning loss - the summer slide - can occur. Get some tips here!
Teenagers have altered biological clocks and need more sleep, which suggests that a later school start time for teens might be just what the doctor ordered.
Parents who take the helicopter parenting approach may be hindering their child's development by becoming too heavily involved in homework.
There's not enough emphasis on the strengths of people with autism, Temple Grandin says - and that's something parents and teachers need to change.
When children are unmotivated at school, new research suggests their genes may be part of the equation.
Don’t let crafty kid messes add to your stresses! Here are some tips to clean up craft project fun.
If you want to give your kids an edge in life, teach them to perform under pressure.
A new study says that preschoolers should be encouraged to write at a young age -- even before they make their first step into a classroom.
Helping kids learn to deal with conflicts in healthy ways is important - but how can you tell they're experiencing bullying or just peer conflict?
Kids can maintain their reading skills over summer break by reading aloud to the local attention hound: the family dog.
Research shows common methods for helping children with ADHD may be misguided - for learning, those kids need to wiggle and squirm.
Tired of giving high-tech gifts for every birthday or holiday? Don't forget the lasting joy of giving gifts that last, like these classic books for kids.
Your goal as a parent is to help keep reading fun and engaging for your kids, so here are a few tips you can use to celebrate reading all year long!
Researchers looked at different types of video games for kids and the amount of time spent playing, and this is what they found.
Kids who are frequent readers differ substantially in a number of ways from those children who read books for fun less than one day a week.
Reading is more than just a pleasurable pastime - it can expand the mind in many different ways, and may even enhance a child's intelligence.
Despite manmade paper snowflakes looking the same every year, scientists say the old saying is true: no two snowflakes are alike - if they're large enough.
Whenever finals loom, teachers may want to avoid reminding students of the negative consequences of failing a test. Here's why.