Middle School: School and Academics Articles
Science is happening all around us, twenty-four hours a day. Every time we breathe in and out, ride our bikes or cook dinner, we are experiencing scientific events. So why should we limit our child's opportunity to learn about science to one short period of the school day?
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
A theme is an idea or message about life, society, or human nature. And it is often the most hardest element for a middle schooler to identify in a book. But by asking questions as you read your child will be able to better identify themes.
As a middle school writing aide, I know firsthand that grasping the main idea - or seeing the "big picture" - is difficult for budding readers. So to get practice my sixth graders at Corte Madera School summarize articles from newspapers.
Middle school can be a challenge for even the best of students. The good news is, with some teamwork between the parent, school and child--and a trip to the office supply store--this situation can be quickly remedied once and for all.
Kids often get frustrated and lose interest in their assignments. You can help: here's an age-by-age guide to being your child's homework coach.
Some kids never voluntarily pick up a book when they could be playing video games or text messaging. What causes some kids to love reading while others avoid it at all costs?
Hormones are raging. Voices changing. Pimples forming. Bodies growing faster than humanly possible. It's time for middle school, whether you and your child are ready or not!
Kids must become familiar with different forms of writing before they can break free from their sets of rules. Here's a sampling of types of writing, examples of prompts your child may face, and tips to tackle them.
In today's standards-driven, no-nonsense classrooms, boys seem to be struggling to follow-through with homework, let alone sit still for five minutes. So how can you help them get organized and on track?
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