Parent Toolkit is a one-stop shop resource that was produced and developed with parents in mind. Follow these tips on how to advance your child's physical health and development in 7th grade. Find out how much physical activity your child is getting each day at school and what sorts of activities they are doing in gym class or at recess. This will give you a better understanding of their overall level of physical activity. According to a recent Institute of Medicine report, even the best physical education curriculum fails to provide the necessary 60 minutes of recommended activity a day. Organize family activities that incorporate physical activity, such as walks and bike rides.
8 Things I Know for Sure About (Most) Middle School Kids
8 Things I Know for Sure About (Most) Middle School Kids | Cult of Pedagogy
Lyn Mikel Brown on what adults — parents, educators — can do to lead girls to a more accurate idea of power and activism. They are seizing opportunities closed to previous generations — in science, sports, and leadership. The piece came on the heels of a slew of recent research that showed a rise in depression and anxiety and a dip in confidence for girls, especially as they enter middle school. Friends were telling me stories about their struggling daughters, particularly around social media and feeling left out. Around the same time, a group of us saw the movie Eighth Grade , about an apprehensive year-old girl enduring the last week of middle school. They talked about scenes that resonated with them.
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Maureen plays Minecraft and checks messages in her living room, where she was sitting when her principal called her parents to tell them about a nearly naked picture of their daughter that circulated around her middle school. She crunched the cookies in her mouth, carefully mashing them into chunks. She spit. They made a plunk sound as they hit the toilet water.