Third Grade: Social and Emotional Articles
It's easy to see how third grade spells new social challenges: smack-dab in the middle of elementary school, third graders are eager to be bigger, older, and cooler than can be. Third grade is the time when the social attitudes that will characterize the years to come, are defined.
Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their third grader.
By third grade, children are more confident in settings away from their parents. Even though he's more independent, your third grader still needs you to guide him on some of the finer points in life, including good manners.
"I wont hit him anymore." Sound familiar? So, don't just let your child say he'll change, have him change! Talk to your child when he says he wants to change bad behavior.