Middle School: School and Academics Articles
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?
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.
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.
Other than starting kindergarten, sixth grade is the biggest jump kids have ever taken in school. Not surprisingly, many children feel completely overwhelmed.
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?
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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