Parenting Tips on Helping Your Child Transition to Middle School
Transitioning from Elementary School to Middle School is a great challenge for many kids. The expectations of meeting new kids from other schools, having more serious school work, and meeting different teachers are part of the concerns. Then there is just negotiating the new landscape. Finding your way in a larger building, going from classroom to classroom and getting there on time, and meeting new expectations of parents and teachers adds even more stress.
How can you help your child prepare for this new experience so they can think of it in a positive light with new opportunities for friendships and learning?