Dog, Simon, prefers television to books. Credit: Jessica Samakow
What sort of books do you suppose dogs like?Puppies might go for "Go, Dog. Go!" or the Clifford series, while older dogs might prefer "Old Yeller." (Spoiler alert: Th...Researchers say storytime should occasionally go to to the dogs.
Reading to your kids is a great way to give them a head start on reading and math skills. Credit: Getty ImagesAs the debate over public education rages on, a new study points to another factor that could help shape early education programs: Mom'...Moms with poor literacy can affect their children's success in life.
Riley Carney likes to go to the movies when she isn't writing novels or raising nearly $100,000 for her nonprofit organization. Credit: Wendy CarneyRiley Carney is just 16 years old, but she realized early on the link between literacy and pove...
Lyndon Johnson said education is the only valid passport out of poverty. The challenge is getting that passport. The Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report Tuesday that claims 85 percent of low-income children attending low-income school...
Good teachers have a big impact on a student's success. Credit: Getty Images SEATTLE (AP) - Genetics play the biggest role in determining how fast a child learns to read, but a good teacher can make a measurable difference as well, according ...
As an elementary teacher, I get lots of the same kinds of questions from parents every year, and all of them fall into ghe general category of "How can I help my child to do his or her best in school." With Smart Start I'll be adressing a frequently...
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