The Parent's Guide to Middle School Here is what Education.com says about its guide: Ready for middle school? From adolescent brain development, to online safety, there's a lot to get your head around. We've got the advice you need whether it's encouraging positive body image, or dealing with bullying. Looking for something a little lighter? Check out our hands-on activities! Hope you find something of interest! http://www.education.com/grade/middle-school/ Making the Move to Middle School
"It"s your child"s biggest transition since kindergarten: He is leaving the cozy nest of elementary school for the wide-open spaces of middle school. It can be daunting for both of you, so start your preparations now. These resources can help you smooth the way, both socially and academically." (From Scholastic.com)
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/collection.jsp?id=84 Parent Involvement at the Middle School Level
This article was prepared by ACCESS ERIC, with funding from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education and is in the public domain.
http://www.middleweb.com/ParntInvl.html The National Middle School Association
"The National Middle School Association is dedicated to improving the educational experiences of young adolescents by providing vision, knowledge, and resources to all who serve them in order to develop healthy, productive, and ethical citizens."