Can You Pass This Quiz of 4th Grade Science Questions?
Elementary school science is probably where you learned a lot of what you know about how the natural world works. Take this quiz to see how well you remember the basics!
Why Writing—Not Typing—Will Make You Smarter
Choosing a pen over a keyboard does wonders for your memory.
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...
How Handwriting Has Changed Over the Last 100 Years
From beautiful ornate script to texting—handwriting has come a long way in the past century.
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.
This Is What a School Day Looks Like in Other Countries
From recess-filled days to class at sunrise, school around the world sometimes looks very different than it does in the...
20 Funny Test Answers That Are Secretly Genius
Even though the answers were very wrong, all of these students should at least get some points for creativity.
What Is Mental Math? Tricks to Help You Ditch the Calculator
First of all, it doesn't mean doing trigonometry in your head.
18 Things You Won’t Find in Schools Anymore
As things evolve, so does the way students are taught, and that means classrooms look a lot different than they...
What Homecoming Looked Like in the 1950s
The celebrations were just as big, but the dresses and football uniforms have changed quite a bit.
This Is What School Pictures Looked Like 75 Years Ago
Getting every student in the class to look at the camera and smile has always been a challenge.
Signs Your Kid’s Backpack Might Be Too Heavy
Today's backpacks are heavier than ever, thanks to kids lugging around textbooks and laptops not to mention sports uniform and...
25 Things Your Kid’s Principal Is Secretly Thinking
Straight from the principal's office: Use these tips for a better school year.
40 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know
A look inside a teacher's mind could help you understand lesson plans and maybe even guide your child to perform...
9 School Subjects You Took That Your Kids Won’t
Schools still teach the basic subjects such as math, science, history, and English, but the others have changed a lot....
17 Reasons My Favorite Teacher Changed My Life
It only takes one person to make a difference in the life of another—and teachers are often that person. Check...
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?
12 Things Your School Bus Driver Wishes You Knew
Curious why your child has an assigned seat? Here are the secrets parents wish they knew about the peculiar demands...
9 Spelling and Grammar Mistakes Spell Check Won’t Catch
There are some human errors that only humans can catch.
12 of the World’s Best Dinosaur Museums
These dinosaur museums will take you back to a time when fantastic creatures ruled the planet. Plus, you'll get up-to-date...
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...