This is an exerpt from a full article on KidsHealth.org.
10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School
Parental support plays a crucial role in helping preteens and teens succeed in middle school. But as students grow more independent during these years, it can be challenging for parents to know which situations call for involvement and which ones call for a more behind-the-scenes approach.Here are 10 ways to keep your child on track for academic success in middle school.
Attend Back-to-School Night and Parent-Teacher Conferences
Visit the School and Its Website
Support Homework Expectations
Send Your Child to School Ready to Learn
Instill Organization Skills
Teach Study Skills
Know the Disciplinary and Bullying Policies
Take Attendance Seriously
Make Time to Talk About School
© 1995- 2016 . The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.