For older children, handwriting help is available. Find out the causes of poor writing, including fine motor skill issues, as well as tips to help improve handwriting skills for kids. Whether the child prints or uses cursive, there are steps that parents can take to better their child’s writing.
Parenting Preteens & Tweens
The tween and preteen years are busy. Your not-a-child and not-a-teen is adjusting to, well, just about everything! There are multiple classes to attend, myriad activities to try and clubs to join; there are growth spurts (or lack thereof) to endure, emotions to control; there are notes and books and lockers to organize, and, oh, you want them to actually learn something too? Find advice, opinion and tips for helping your child succeed and thrive during the middle school years, written and vetted by experienced parents, teachers and other educational professionals.
If you are like most parents, you have questions about standardized testing. This article will provide ways parents can help their child succeed on standardized tests.
Sometimes kids need help with homework. One of the most important things a parent can do to help is provide a routine and appropriate setting for kids to work.
If you’ve ever needed tips for how to succeed in middle school, you’ve come to the right place! As a teacher, there are things I would love for parents to do to help make their children more successful in middle school.
Do you have a small budget and want to buy something nice for your son or daughter’s middle school teachers? Here are a few ideas from a real, live middle school teacher.