25 Facts You Learned in School That Are No Longer True
You don't want your kids to think you're a dinosaur—bring your knowledge up to date with these new facts.
8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist
Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....
How Pink and Blue Became the “Girl” and “Boy” Baby Colors
Pink was once considered to be for boys (seriously)!
5 Traits You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Mom (and 4 You Inherit from Dad)
Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.
33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong
Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...
This “Periodic Table” Shows How Each Element Plays a Part in Our Daily Lives
If you (or your kid) ever wondered why we need to learn about the periodic table, this is for you!
I’ve Homeschooled My Kids for 3 Years—These Are My Best Tricks
While many parents are being forced into homeschooling for the very first time because of COVID-19, I've been doing it...
Should Schools Bring Back Cursive Handwriting?
A variety of educators and politicians across the country are pushing back against the death of cursive, resurrecting the rite...
12 Examples of Handwriting So Perfect It Could Be a Font
Browse through these stunning examples of penmanship that's so lovely you wish it could be a font.
How to Have Neat Handwriting
Improve your penmanship with these simple tips from a handwriting expert and professional calligrapher.
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings
Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to identify and look out for the lonely kids.
What Is Mental Math? Tricks to Help You Ditch the Calculator
First of all, it doesn't mean doing trigonometry in your head.
15 National Geography Bee Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right
How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past National Geographic Bee...
This Is the Difference Between a College and a University
Should the distinction have a big impact on your choice of school?
9 Spelling and Grammar Mistakes Spell Check Won’t Catch
There are some human errors that only humans can catch.
11 Secret Habits of Straight-A Students Even Post-Grads Will Want to Steal
It's not about brains, or about the amount of time spent studying. Many of the highest-scoring students attribute their success...
7 Common Words That Mean the Exact Opposite of What You Think
"Outlaw," "scan," and "irregardless"... you're using them all wrong.
How to Help Prevent School Shootings: 7 Things That Will Make a Difference
Figuring out how to help prevent school shootings is essential to protecting kids and teachers, and these simple but...
15 Family Bonding Activities You Can Do Instead of Black Friday Shopping
Do you really want to deal with those crowds? Didn't think so.