popular topics in transitions

  • School and Learning
    Transitions
    Switching Schools
    Consider your child's opinion if he wants to transfer from a prestigious private school. ...
  • Kids
    Social and Emotional Development
    Social Progress
    Find out what to do when your child is academically proficient but socially and emotionally deficient. ...
  • School and Learning
    Holding Your Child Back
    Retention in Seventh Grade
    Retention is rarely the best solution in seventh grade. Learn some other solutions in this article. ...
  • Kids
    Social and Emotional Development
    Moving Ahead
    When a child is ready to progress academically, she may not necessarily be as emotionally well-developed as her peers. ...
  • School and Learning
    Transitions
    When Schools Are Shut Down
    When an elementary school closes, the transition to a new school will be difficult, but not insurmountable. ...
  • School and Learning
    Resources for Gifted Education
    No Gifted Program for Seventh-Grader
    What can you do when your school's gifted programming ends in the middle-school years? ...
  • Family Life
    Handling Life Changes
    Stressed About a New School
    Moving to a new school and being the new kid almost always cause anxiety. ...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to Middle School
    Isolated in Middle School
    Assist a child to make friends in middle school. ...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to Middle School
    Middle School Adjustment
    Read ideas on helping a child adjust to middle school. ...
  • School and Learning
    Reading Assessments
    Middle School Reading Levels
    Learn what level a typical middle-school child should be reading at. ...
  • 12 Back-to-School Books for Kids of All Ages
    Back-To-School Anxiety
    12 Back-to-School Books for Kids of All Ages
    Starting the school year is a universally exciting and nerve-wracking time for kids (and their parents!). Whether your child is off to preschool, kindergarten, middle school, or any grade in between, find some classic and new back-to-school stori...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Transition to Middle School
    Transition to Junior High School
    The move to junior high school is one of the most difficult transitions that students ever have to make. ...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to High School
    Moving from Middle to High School
    Moving from Middle to High SchoolBrought to you by National PTA Moving Up The move from middle to high school is one of those times when your child needs you most, but is often too embarrassed to ask for support. You may have noticed that your c...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to Middle School
    Moving Up to Middle School
    Moving Up to Middle SchoolBrought to you by National PTA Are They Kids or Teens? Do you remember what is was like to leave your elementary school behind? Some kids are psyched; some are scared. By being aware of the changes at school and the cha...
  • School and Learning
    Reading Assessments
    Middle School Reading Levels
    Learn what level a typical middle-school child should be reading at. ...
  • School and Learning
    Transitions
    First-Day Rehearsal for School
    First-Day Rehearsal for SchoolBrought to you with our partner, American School Counselor Association Help your child overcome any fears of the unknown by rehearsing for the big opening day of school. First, practice all of his activities for the...
  • School and Learning
    End of School Year
    Tips for the End of School
    Tips for the End of SchoolMake a strong finish! Here are the tips and resources you need to help you and your kids survive the end of school and enjoy summer. 1. How to decide which classes your child will take next year. Gifted programs Do you...
  • School and Learning
    Transition to High School
    Easing the Middle-School Transition for a Child with LD
    Easing the Middle-School Transition for a Child with LDUnderstanding the Changes How can you prepare your child with LD for the transition to middle school? The first step is to understand the changes he will be going through, and how his LD may...
    Debra Rubin Berger