Browsing articles in "Middle School Issues"
Nov
7
2009

Should You Be Your Child’s Facebook Friend?

As a teacher, I’ve given advice to parents for years. Although not “new” in today’s fast paced technical revolution, social networking sites and the discussion regarding the pros and cons of parental involvement hadn’t really struck me as particularly important until this photo sparked (sorry) my interest. I am concerned about those of you who …Related Posts:10 Tips for Surviving the Family Reunion With Kids

Sep
28
2009

Advice about talking to teachers about disabilities/illness

My daughter has JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) and has flare ups form time to time that make normal school activities like writing, participating in PE or carrying her backpack much harder for her. We’ve had to deal with plenty of school absences, surprise doctors’ appointments and everything else that goes along with having a kid …Related Posts:Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessFive Reasons Tweens and Teens Have Problems Making and Keeping FriendsDon’t Let Your [...]

Aug
16
2009

Volunteering in middle school

I volunteered all the time when my daughter was in elementary school.  Now that she is starting middle school, she has asked me not to help out at her school.  I am a stay at home mom and I’d really like to help out. Volunteering is one of the best ways to stay on top of …Related Posts:No Related Posts Found

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