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Sixth grade is a huge jump in child development. Here's a great educational resource to help kids stay on top of their work.
Texting may have it's place in modern times, but does it have its place in the classroom? Get the facts on chronic teen texting.
Making the transition from grade school to middle school is a huge adjustment. Here's what kids and parents need to know about bullying, sex, and other issues.
Fall is fast approaching, and your teen is about to enter high school.  What now?
Could later start times at school erase the tradition of the moody and unproductive teenager? Find out why your teen should start school a little later.
Here are four ways you can help your child navigate middle school.
Playing games can be a great way to learn, and the middle years are no exception. Here are 8 cool games sure to kick learning into high gear.
Got a reluctant reader on your hands? Here's how to encourage your reluctant reader to hit the books.
Kids often get frustrated and lose interest in their assignments. You can help: hereâs an age-by-age guide to being your child's homework coach:
How can parents encourage independence and help tweens cope with middle school? The answer may be as simple as giving them a good book.
Is your child locker-ready?  Here are expert parenting tips on how to make the transition between cubby and locker a smooth one.
What distinguishes cyberbullying from other forms of bullying? This articles discusses cyberbullying, the extent of the problem and what can be done about it.
Differences in growth rates and vocabulary development manifest themselves early in a childâs life and seem most closely correlated with socioeconomic status.
Place value is perhaps the most fundamental concept imbedded in the elementary and middle school mathematics curriculum. This article discusses it in depth.
Explains generalization (the transfer of learning to new situations) and suggests strategies to develop and maintain generalization skills.
Discusses in depth the 5 skills that students need to acquire to do better in science: acquisitive, organizational, creative, manipulative, and communicative.
Provides a list of the differences between junior high and middle school including approaches to instruction, scheduling, and the organization of teachers.
Summarizes factors that affect reading comprehension in terms of both the reader and the reading material.  Learn about subskills and reading models to improve
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