UnderachievingMiddle-Schooler's Grades SlippingSlipping grades might indicate a bigger problem than learning to adjust to middle school.
EncouragementPlaying Catch-UpSwitching school mid-year can cause academic difficulty.
Transition to Middle School11-year-old Musician Suddenly Ignoring AcademicsIt is not unusual for any student's grades to slip initially upon entry into junior high.
Transition to Middle SchoolSeventh-Grader's Grades Drop SuddenlyThe first year in middle school can be a traumatic transition for adolescents, especially if they did exceptionally well at the elementary level.
Behavior IssuesBalancing Rewards and Discipline with Your Middle-SchoolerIs your middle-schooler having trouble in school? Find out which works better: rewards or discipline.
Transition to Elementary SchoolAll Play and No WorkSome students have trouble adjusting to the stricter environment of the first grade.
Back-To-School AnxietyAdjusting to a New School YearSome children need time to adjust to a new school year.
Transition to Middle SchoolThe Pressures of Middle SchoolThe move to middle school can be tough, even for the best of students.
TransitionsSwitching SchoolsConsider your child's opinion if he wants to transfer from a prestigious private school.
Social and Emotional DevelopmentSocial ProgressFind out what to do when your child is academically proficient but socially and emotionally deficient.
Social and Emotional DevelopmentMoving AheadWhen a child is ready to progress academically, she may not necessarily be as emotionally well-developed as her peers.
TransitionsWhen Schools Are Shut DownWhen an elementary school closes, the transition to a new school will be difficult, but not insurmountable.
Resources for Gifted EducationNo Gifted Program for Seventh-GraderWhat can you do when your school's gifted programming ends in the middle-school years?
Transition to Middle SchoolIsolated in Middle SchoolAssist a child to make friends in middle school.
Transition to Middle SchoolMiddle School AdjustmentRead ideas on helping a child adjust to middle school.
Reading AssessmentsMiddle School Reading LevelsLearn what level a typical middle-school child should be reading at.
Transition to Middle SchoolTransition to Junior High SchoolThe move to junior high school is one of the most difficult transitions that students ever have to make.
Growth and Physical DevelopmentSchool Bag Too Heavy?It's certainly not good for children to be carrying to school more than one-fifth of their weight over the shoulders and on their backs.
Coping With ADHDChild with ADHD Will Have Multiple TeachersFind out what you can do to ease the transition of your ADHD child to a new teaching situation.
Supporting Your LD ChildChild with LD Dreads Middle SchoolMost kids are a little afraid of going to middle school, but they don't all admit it.