5 ways to support kids who are starting middle and high school remotely
Logging into Zoom from home is probably not the way your child imagined this big milestone. Here's how you can help ease their disappointment and smooth the transition.
Your child's life in the time of coronavirus
What is life in the time of coronavirus like for your child? Here's year-by-year insight into how to support your child emotionally during this strange time.
Your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grader's life in the time of coronavirus
Elementary school students have an outsized enthusiasm that can't be contained within four walls.
Your 5th grader's life in the time of coronavirus
What do school closures and quarantine mean for your 5th grader? A big let down after finally making it to the top in elementary school.
Your 12th grader's life in the time of coronavirus
School closure means no closure for millions of 12th graders looking forward to end-of-year activities and high school graduation.
Your 11th grader’s life in the time of coronavirus
What do school closures and quarantine mean for your 11th grader? A difficult interruption during high school’s most difficult year.
Your 9th or 10th grader's life in the time of coronavirus
What do school closures mean for your 9th or 10th grader? Don’t underestimate the impact of all the little things they're missing.
Your 6th or 7th grader's life in the time of coronavirus
What do school closures and quarantine mean for your 6th or 7th grader? Changes, inside and out, that are a lot for a middle schooler to handle.
Your 8th grader's life in the time of coronavirus
What do school closures and quarantine mean for your 8th grader? A sense of loss and a need for empathy, support, and some parental social distancing.
Fixes for 7 common middle school problems
Going from elementary to middle school is a big change. Here's how you can support your child socially, emotionally, and academically.
Helping a kindergartner who's learning English build the self-confidence to speak in class
Here are four ways parents can help their kids build the confidence needed to participate in class — even though they’re still learning English.
Teens have less face time with their friends — and are lonelier than ever
According to a new study, teen loneliness rates have surged since 2010, the year the smartphone came into widespread use.
6 things to do when your child says, “Nobody likes me!”
Experts weigh in on how to respond when your child feels disliked, excluded, or friendless.
5 things to do when your child wails "But I don't want to go to school!"
Just in time for back-to-school, experts offer their best advice for handling those inevitable mornings.
GreatSchools’ weekly grade-based newsletters empower parents to support their child’s academic and social-emotional learning. One reader shares the role the newsletters have played in her life.
Where teens hang out
It’s 9:00 pm on a Saturday. Do you know what your teen is up to? Maybe yes, maybe not exactly. Here's what to know before you overreact.