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Wondering about your fifth grader's social life?  Here's the skinny on what's going on
There's a lot going on for third graders. School's getting tougher, their bodies are growing quickly and they're establishing an identity for themselves. Perhaps their biggest focus, however, is their social life. Their friendships become closer and more complex. They look past the adults in their lives and they look forward to seeing their friends, many of whom may stick around for years to come. It's an exciting time for them. For parents, there's a whole new set of things to know. Read this slideshow to learn about the social development of your third grader.
You may have thought your child was social before, but you haven't seen anything yet! Second grade is the year when children truly become social creatures. They become immersed in their school lives, withdrawing from adults and forming circles of friends. For children, this is very exciting but also comes with some stress. For parents, it means that a whole new set of parenting skills need mastering. Read on to find out what happens in the social lives of second graders and how you can help your kid through this important developmental stage.
Second graders are rapidly maturing and establishing identities for themselves. They are learning to think smarter, be more social and take care of themselves, but they're still young kids with kid-like emotions, and you're still a parent who should know what to do. Learn what's happening with your child's emotions, and take a few of our tips.
If you thought the end of kindergarten meant the end of all the arguments, tantrums, crying, ups, downs and in-betweens, we've got bad news for you. Children in first grade are bound to endure a storm of emotional whirlwinds. Some of it makes sense and some of it doesn't, but how you react can help your child through this stage of life. Check out this slideshow to find out what your first grader will do and what you should do.
Picture a fourth grader immersed in a book or journal. Was the child you imagined male or female?  You probably saw a girl â and your guess was probably right.
Wondering about your fourth grader's social life?  Here's the skinny on what's going on.
Expert parenting advice on keeping boys and girls fit and healthy in the third grade.
Got a sibling rivalry brewing at home? This article reveals the five most common reason your kids fight with each and what you can do about it.
For many students second grade is a time of leaps and bounds in PE class. Here's a checklist of new movement abilities that second graders are exploring.
Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their third grader.
Whether it's on the playground or when adult backs are turned, a first grader's peer relationships can tell a lot about what is, and isn't, on their minds.
Here is a parenting guide to teaching your fifth grader the basic fundamentals of etiquette.
Examines how the use of technology can enhance childrenâs cognitive and social development. Includes a list of grade-suitable technology standards.
Read about drama and role play as an intervention in an educational setting. Role playing enables children to express themselves and understand their behavior
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