Middle School: School and Academics Articles
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.
Believe it or not, middle school lays important foundations for higher education. And whether it's calendars or coursework, there's a lot you can do now to pave the way for high school and college success.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
If your child is entering middle school, how can you help? Studies consistently show that, while kids may seem to push parents away, it's a better time than ever to stay involved.
In middle school kids' bookshelves often starts collecting dust. The good news is that authors are coming up with great techniques to draw kids into the world of books.
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.
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