Back To School

Back To School

What You Need To Know About The New School Year

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 at 04:13 AM PDT

In the Classroom, There's An App for That

In the Classroom, There's An App for That

With the school year about to begin, what’s popular among the thousands of apps, videos and websites designed for the classroom? What are some of the favorites for teachers and why? We asked some technologically...

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 11:44 AM PDT

Why Your Student Might Not Use Textbooks Anymore

Why Your Student Might Not Use Textbooks Anymore

The move to open-source and other digital platforms has not gone unnoticed in the textbook industry, however. Moving away from traditional mediums is something that all publishers are exploring said Nader...

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT

10 Essentials to Fill Your Student's Backpack

10 Essentials to Fill Your Student's Backpack

With class almost back in session, now is a good time to take a look at some back-to-school essentials. Here’s a list of things to fill your kid’s backpack.

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 08:56 AM PDT

School Nutrition Rules in Gridlock as Fed Deadline Nears

School Nutrition Rules in Gridlock as Fed Deadline Nears

While students across the U.S. have been off for the summer, a food fight has been heating up in Washington, D.C., over the type of meals that will be served in schools when they return.

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 08:53 AM PDT

Kids Get 3 Times More Homework Than They Should: Study

Kids Get 3 Times More Homework Than They Should: Study

Elementary school students get three times more homework than is recommended for children their age, according to a new study published in The American Journal of Family Therapy. The study, which surveyed...

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT

17 Back-to-School Hacks for Moms

17 Back-to-School Hacks for Moms

The new school year is coming. There's no escape, nowhere to hide! But you have this on your side: life hacks from veteran parents who really do know what they're talking about. We asked the TODAY Parenting Team