Helping Your Child With Today’s Math

Little girls doing homework on a laptop computer

A parents’ guide to surviving math class all over again: valuable tools to help you help your child with today’s mathematics. Math looks different these days. When you visit your child’s math class, it may look different from what you remember. For example, 2 apples + 2 apples still equals 4 apples, and learning your […]

“Just because I have autism doesn’t mean I can’t shine”

American Black preschool daughter kids doing homework learning education with her sister living together at home.

Editor’s note: This is the second in an occasional series exploring career challenges and successes for those individuals on the autism spectrum. By ROGER MOONEY “Everyone has a mountain to climb and autism has not been my mountain, it has been my opportunity for victory.” – Rachel Barcellona on Instagram Rachel Barcellona will tell you her […]

Help Your Child Develop Early Math Skills

little boy and girl learn to write and calculate numbers

Before they start school, most children develop an understanding of addition and subtraction through everyday interactions. Learn what informal activities give children a head start when they start learning math in school. Children are using early math skills throughout their daily routines and activities. This is good news as these skills are important for being […]

5 Tips for Creating a Summer Reading Environment for Kids

toddler girl with book

Whether it’s a cozy corner in your living room or a special space in your child’s bedroom, creating a summer reading environment for your kids will inspire them to read and make diving into books even more enjoyable. This helps children experience reading as a fun summer activity — like going to the pool or […]

What is an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)?

Individualized Education Plan

According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), public schools must create an IEP for all children needing special education accommodations. From the age of 3 until graduating from high school, students may be eligible for an IEP.

The Super Simple Way to Help Your Kids Become Stronger Readers

The Super Simple Way to Help Your Kids Become Stronger Readers

I studied early literacy for several semesters in college, but there are still more methods for teaching reading than I can name. In my own experiences as a mother and a reading tutor, one method stands out from the rest: dyad reading. However, most parents I talk to have never even heard of dyad reading.