Many introverted adults recall hating middle school. As parents, though, they have the power to improve it for their own kids. By pushing teachers and administrators to include lesson plans and extracurricular activities that address the needs of introspective students, they can have a huge impact.
A new series of fantasy will be welcomed by fans of the mystical worlds of Potter and the popular "Game of Thrones". "Impyrium" by Henry Neff will have readers eager to dive in to new magic.
When the author (a teacher) began volunteering at her son's middle school, she was shocked by the lack of academic rigor. There were few classes offered for students who needed to be challenged. Technology and engineering were not taught, and kids spend large chunks of time on their cell phones.
Here is a list of the best books which feature Chinese and Chinese-American characters for children ages 8-12. There is a little something for everyone: mystery, fantasy, kung fu, and funny stories.
Okay, you're not quite a teenager yet, you're in middle school! You want to learn to be mature. You have a mind you want to express! Look, no further, a great way is listed here!
Easy 7th or 8th Grade girls flexibility Science Fair Experiment with full instructions and research links.
Full instructions for winning middle school science fair project using robot made from NXT Lego Mindstorms.
Helpful book recommendations can make great gifts for teenage boys. Action books and suspenseful reading keep middle school boys engaged.
Need to make a visual aid for a research project or a speech? Learn about some different types of visual aids and what you can use to make them.
Junior High students can come up with some pretty funny answers to test questions. Although hilarious, teachers look for ways to help students relearn concepts missed.
The transition from elementary school to middle school can be overwhelming for many students. Here are specific organization strategies to help middle school students be successful.
You always go into a classroom thinking that you are the one giving the lessons, but sometimes your students manage teach you a little something.
Popular short stories for students and teenagers. Great choices for those new to the short story and experienced readers.
Is your child having problems in middle school? If you feel like you are going through those awful years all over again, learn how to survive middle school from a parent's (and MSW's) perspective. You are not alone!