Does your middle schooler learn best by seeing, hearing, or doing? Figure it out with our quiz. Then find Web sites, books, and learning materials to increase her odds for success at school.
- All Kinds of Minds: Offers video clips that provide a better understanding of the learning process, plus strategies for developing proficiency in math, reading, and writing. Click on the “Parents” tab.
- Association for Middle Level Education: Features advice and articles about the middle-school population.
- Discovering Your Child’s Learning Style by Mariaemma Willis, M.S., and Victoria Kindle Hodson, M.A.: A workbook to help you analyze your child’s style.
- Living With a Work in Progress: A Parent's Guide to Surviving Adolescence by Carol Goldberg Freeman: A humorous but practical look at what can be a difficult time for children.
- Learning devices: A basic tape recorder and electronic spellchecker if your child needs auditory reinforcement; a portable electronic notepad or note-taking device if he lacks dexterity.