Middle School: School and Academics Articles
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.
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.
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.
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.
Other than starting kindergarten, sixth grade is the biggest jump kids have ever taken in school. Not surprisingly, many children feel completely overwhelmed.
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.
How can parents encourage independence and help tweens cope with middle school? The answer may be as simple as giving them a good book.
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