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This is your go-to place for FREE, educational resources and worksheets. Plus, you’ll find tips on how to navigate school and helpful strategies for how to raise happy, successful students.

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All Grades


Turning Your Child’s Education From Unknown to Known

Learn how the Sylvan Insight Assessment™ can help your children catch up, keep up or get ahead, to get the most out of their education.

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Sylvan Reading Adventures with Random House Children’s Books

Get book recommendations each month for kids of all ages, as well as engaging puzzles, word scrambles and other activities.

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Questions to Ask at the End of the School Year

You’ll love these open-ended discussion starters to stimulate a productive (and fun) conversation! Plus, it will surely result in some pride!

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Sylvan End-of-Year Checklist

At the end of the school year, many students start losing steam. We have some down-to-the-wire, end-of-year steps to ensure your child doesn’t lose academic momentum!

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The Final Report Card: How to Finish Strong

It’s easy for kids to get into a “school slump” when summer break is in sight. Here are 5 tips to beat the end-of-year school fatigue and finish strong.

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8 Reasons to Keep Your Child Learning This Summer

It’s trigonometry time! These unit circles will help your high schooler solve trigonometry problems.

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4 Things You Can Do This Summer to Impact Your Child’s Education

It’s trigonometry time! These unit circles will help your high schooler solve trigonometry problems.

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The Importance of Nurturing a Growth Mindset

A mindset is an attitude, inclination or disposition. We outline a few tips on how kids can foster a more positive outlook, attitude and frame of mind.

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Elementary School

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From Good Student to Exceptional Student - What Does It Take?

If your child is trying to take academics to the next level, we think that just a few adjustments in work habits and outlook can help! Read on for ideas.

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Learning Math Outside the Classroom

You CAN make math fun! We’ve got a list of math activities that turn into lessons, which you can easily incorporate into your daily life.

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Preventing Homework Procrastination

Use these five tips you can incorporate into your child’s routine to avoid homework procrastination and jump-start their success.

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Developing Effective Study Skills

5 Easy-to-Use Tools to turn your Procrastinator into a Time Management Master!

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Study Tips and Techniques

Encourage your child to use these study tips and techniques before the next exam and see the stress come down and grades go up!

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Middle School

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How to Spot Signs of School Anxiety in Middle Schoolers

If you think you might have an anxious middle schooler, read on for some signs to look for school anxiety, ideas for when to intervene and how to help.

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My 7th Grader is Falling Behind—How Do I Help?

7th grade can be a wake-up call for many students who cruised through their primary years. Here are some things to look for and steps you can take to get your child back on track.

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Six Smart Study Skills for Middle Schoolers

Middle school can be tough—bigger workloads, tougher concepts, juggling schedules. We’ve outlined six smart study skill tips to help middle schoolers stay on top of it all.

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How Your Middle Schooler Can Finish the School Year Strong

We’re at the finish line, but there’s still time for students to regroup and get on track to finish the year strong—and gain healthy habits they can take for the rest of their life!

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Strategies for Supporting Online Learning in Middle School

Learning how to navigate online school at home has been a challenge, to say the least. Here are two moms’ perspectives on what worked for their teens this year.

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High School

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COVID-19 and the Current State of College/University Readiness & the SAT®/ACT®

Our experts put together all the latest info and what you need to know about what “test optional” really means.

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How to Make a 6-Month SAT® or ACT® Study Plan

Studying for the entrance exams takes time and a plan. We think a “6-month game plan” will be useful and build confidence for teens who are looking to prep for the big tests.

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10 Ways to Help Kids Focus

It’s easy for kids to get distracted. Check out these ten tips on how to help your child develop the skill of focus.

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Transition to High School: Must-Read-Tips for Parents

We’ve got you covered with strategies to help your teen (and you) navigate these years!

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When it Comes to AP Courses, How Many Are Enough?

We’ve put together a few things to think about to help your teen determine what’s manageable.

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Preventing Homework Procrastination

Use these five tips you can incorporate into your child’s routine to avoid homework procrastination and jump-start their success.

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