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Kids & Teens — activities, story times, homework help and more
Countywide programs to promote literacy for children and adults
Ten neighborhood hubs help parents raise children healthy, safe and strong
Talk with children about online dangers the same way you would about drugs and alcohol or driving a car, experts say.
• Students succeed when their parents are involved and motivated to help with homework.
• Palm Beach County libraries offer lots of help for struggling parents and students.
• Generally, parents should expect their child to build on 10 minutes of homework per grade level.
During the early school years, children are focused on learning to read. But once children hit third grade, they begin reading to learn. That means if children can’t read well, they will fall behind in other subjects — science, social studies and even math — which increasingly depends on word problems as well as math facts.