10 Benefits of Small Class Sizes

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At EF Academy, a majority of our classes have an impressively low student-teacher ratio of 15:1. Small class sizes and an inspiring and highly qualified teaching faculty ensure that students get the absolute most out of their IGCSE, U.S. High School Diploma, IB Diploma or A-Level courses. Read on to find out about the benefits […]

10 Great Math Apps for Kids

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These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.

When it comes to teaching your kids math skills, you’ve done it all: quizzes over breakfast, extra homework help, bedtime stories that sneak in math concepts.

6 Simple Tips for Raising a Reader

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I met a lot of reluctant young readers when I worked in the children’s department of my public library. I also met a lot of frustrated parents who were trying to instill a love (or at least a tolerance) for reading in a world that has so many other distractions. Here are a few things […]

Does Class Size Really Matter?


Education reformers and researchers debate a lot of things, but shouldn’t it be easy for them to agree on the importance of small class sizes in PreK-12 classrooms?

Twenty Ways You Can Help Your Children Succeed At School

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As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher.

When parents and families are involved in their children’s schools, the children do better and have better feelings about going to school. In fact, many studies show that what the family does is more important to a child’s school success than how much money the family makes or how much education the parents have. There are many ways that parents can support their children’s learning at home and throughout the school year.

Here are some ideas to get you started!

How to Use Flashcards with Children


As you may know, Brainscape is among the most popular adaptive web & mobile flashcards platforms among college students, medical students, and adult learners.  The service is generally not sold in licenses to schools, but is directly adopted by these mature learners who realize that flashcards are one of the most effective ways to study.