How to Positively Reinforce School Participation

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For most young children, school is a time to see their friends while they play games and learn about the world around them. As children get older, school begins to feel more like an obligation rather than something they’d like to actively engage in. They may attend classes because they have to, but they’re not…

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Outcasts and Social Isolation in Middle School

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For most people, middle school is a pretty tough time. You’re not quite a child anymore, but you’re not a young adult—you’re somewhere in the middle. This also happens to be the age range in which puberty begins for most kids, which just adds to the confusion. Many adolescents at this age end up turning…

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