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Check out our parent primers, and get a referesher on the topics your child is studying in school.

 

Has it been awhile since you were a student in elementary school? Check out our parent primers, and get a referesher on the topics your child is studying in school. A reminder of the basics -- from American history through writing -- will help you follow along when your kid talks about her day, and make it easier to help with any homework struggles.

Articles

Get a grip on grammar so you can help your child parse the parts of speech.
Refresh your memory of key historical people and events with this handy guide.
Remember whether “i” comes before or after “e” — and other spelling rules.
Refresh your inner author with a tour through creative writing terminology.
Find out how you can help with your child's foreign language homework ... even if you don't speak the language yourself.
Refresh your memory on the branch of science that deals with the wonders of life.
Use this guide to help steer your young geologist, meteorologist, or oceanographer along the craggy coast of science.
Learn the important developments for your young writer.
girl on computer looking at world map
Get a refresher on geography topics and terms.
Brush up on the documents, history, and ideology of the U.S. government so you can help your child understand what makes America unique.
Mathematics is an extremely important subject that provides learners with many important tools. Get the basics here so you can help your child.

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