Sometimes even the best of us need some help…
Terrific Web Sites … Just for Middle School Students is an aptly named Web page. Created by Rick Donahue, a computer technology teacher at Eastchester (New York) Middle School, Terrific Web Sites started out as a resource for Eastchester’s students; it was designed to provide them with an easy-to-browse list of links that related to the school curriculum and other topics of interest.
Another great all-purpose website for homework help…
And another… http://www.homeworkspot.com/middle/
Teachers, tutors, and home schoolers, here is a HUGE list of online academics resources. You are sure to find something you can use here, and the quality of the content is very good.
And another list of great homework helpers… http://www.commonsensemedia.org/website-lists/ages-12-14
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One of the most helpful things you can do for a young student who is struggling in school is to hire a good tutor. Often, this is the crucial catalyst needed to get a student on the road to independent success in school. A third party (the tutor) can be just the right voice with the right message at the right time. I’ve seen it so many times; I’m a big believer in the effectiveness of a good tutor.
What Parents Should Know About Teachers
Too often parents and teachers do not understand each other. Their goals may be the same, but their roles and circumstances can be polar opposites. A little more understanding can go a long way to help kids enjoy learning and have more success.