IEP meetings are those first steps for the year, that daunting beginning. It's about what you and your child's team consider goals, but it also about you.
Who would have thought a Sesame Street video starring the Cookie Monster - of all characters - could teach preschoolers self-control?
Cooking during the holiday season offers a great chance to work with kids on math and fractions in a practical, hands-on way.
An ongoing study suggests that blending movement - like dance - and computer programming supports girls in building computational thinking skills.
Labels - whether negative or positive - can have a lasting effect on a child’s feelings of self-worth.
The opportunity to teach sex education during the years when sexual and reproductive health behaviors are being developed is frequently missed,
A study shows that girls in single-sex schools more often feel more pressure to conform to gender roles than girls in mixed-sex schools.
Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant - or did they acquire their intelligence because they knew to try harder?
What do you need to do to get a GED (General Educational Development) high school equivalency? Find out here.
What do geniuses have in common with kindergarteners? Lousy spelling. Here are the 150 most commonly misspelled words. How many do you get wrong?
If you think sleeping is a long and sometimes pointless exercise, know this: scientists have found that sleep can help boost your ability to learn.
Intelligence is important in academics, but it's not everything. Reserchers are finding psychological & biological links between intelligence and curiosity.
Heavy backpacks can do damage to kids' backs and bodies. From medical professionals, here's how to to choose and use a backpack safely!
With more than $500 per child on the line, parents have to think frugally when shopping for back-to-school. Here are ways to save on back-to-school,
It's hard to tell my daughter has a disability, because she can behave normally, but she has a form of autism called Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome.
Unschooling is an educational philosophy that prepares kids for an uncertain and rapidly changing future. Consider this a beginner's guide to unschooling.
What is Radical Unschooling? Here's an introduction to this educational philosophy, an alternative to typical schooling.
Scientists found even high-performing schools don’t influence their students' abstract reasoning, suggesting that test scores don't help cognitive abilities
What is a paraprofessional? A special education para, also called a teacher’s aide or assistant, provides educational support to the classroom teacher.
A new study sheds light on what happens to 'cool' kids when they grow up
Scientists find that when teaching young children, there is a trade-off between direct instruction and kids learning independent exploration.
It wasn't until I became the parent of a child in need of special education that I realized the value of three breaths.
After a child is found eligible for special education and related services, a meeting must be held within 30 days to develop to the IEP.
So my child has been found eligible for special education, and I agree. What’s next?