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Managing Middle School Madness: Helping Parents and Teachers Understand the 'Wonder Years'
     

Managing Middle School Madness: Helping Parents and Teachers Understand the 'Wonder Years'

by Glen Gilderman
 

ISBN-10: 1578865158

ISBN-13: 9781578865154

Pub. Date: 12/01/2006

Publisher: R&L Education

For many parents and students, the transition from elementary school to middle school can be difficult. Managing Middle School Madness is a compilation of advice and information to help parents prepare for the behavioral, social, and academic adjustments that students may encounter. In this book, Glen Gilderman offers practical tips on topics such as preparing for the

Overview

For many parents and students, the transition from elementary school to middle school can be difficult. Managing Middle School Madness is a compilation of advice and information to help parents prepare for the behavioral, social, and academic adjustments that students may encounter. In this book, Glen Gilderman offers practical tips on topics such as preparing for the first day of school, establishing strong parent-teacher relationships, helping with organizational skills, setting up rewards for grades, monitoring student friendships, and understanding bullying. He also advises on how parents can maintain awareness of tough issues such as alcohol and drug use, teenage pregnancy, depression, eating disorders, and suicide. Included are worksheets for parents and children and resources that can be used throughout the middle school years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578865154
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Dealing with the School Chapter 2 Dealing with the Teacher Chapter 3 Dealing with Other Kids Chapter 4 What the Parent Can Do Chapter 5 Parents Helping Parents Chapter 6 Suicide and Other Tough Stuff Chapter 7 Once School Starts... Chapter 8 Improving Study and Testing Skills Chapter 9 Advice to an 8th-Grader Chapter 10 Zap 19

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