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Barcode31662001634567
LocationWinamac
TitleMiddle school matters : the 10 key skills kids need to thrive in middle school and beyond--and how parents can help / Phyllis L. Fagell. First edition. Ed
AuthorFagell, Phyllis L., author.
Call No373.236 FAG
CollectionAdult 300-399
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9780738235080 paperback
International Standard Book Number 0738235083 paperback
Personal Name Fagell, Phyllis L., author.
Title Statement Middle school matters : the 10 key skills kids need to thrive in middle school and beyond--and how parents can help / Phyllis L. Fagell.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice ©2019.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York, NY : Da Capo Press, 2019.
Physical Description xix, 298 pages ; 23 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-280) and index.
Formatted Contents Note Introduction -- What's the big deal about Middle School? -- Values and integrity. Making responsible, healthy, and ethical decisions ; Fostering honesty ; Encouraging kindness and empathy ; Embracing difference in self and others -- Social skills. Managing shifting friendships ; Dealing with bullying ; Coping with gossip and social turmoil ; Growing up sexually healthy ; Preparing for love -- Learning. Encouraging balance and setting reasonable expectations ; Tackling homework ; Intervening when school is a struggle -- Empowerment and resilience. Connecting with boys and helping them connect with others ; Raising strong, empowered girls ; Taking risks in a world of no's ; Managing setbacks and shoring up resilience ; Preparing kids for a changing world -- Conclusion: Moving forward: "Make mistakes, model self-compassion, and grow alongside your child."
Summary, Etc. "Middle school is its own important, distinct territory, and yet it's either written off as an uncomfortable rite of passage or lumped in with other developmental phases. Based on her many years working in schools, professional counselor Phyllis Fagell sees these years instead as a critical stage that parents can't afford to ignore (and though "middle school" includes different grades in various regions, Fagell maintains that the ages make more of a difference than the setting). Though the transition from childhood to adolescence can be tough for kids, this time of rapid physical, intellectual, moral, social, and emotional change is a unique opportunity to proactively build character and confidence. Fagell helps parents use the middle school years as a low-stakes training ground to teach kids the key skills they'll need to thrive now and in the future, including making good friend choices, negotiating conflict, regulating their own emotions, be their own advocates, and more. To answer parents' most common questions and struggles with middle school-aged children, Fagell combines her professional and personal expertise with stories and advice from prominent psychologists, doctors, parents, educators, school professionals, and middle schoolers themselves"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Adolescence.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Home and school.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term EDUCATION / Parent Participation. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Middle school education Parent participation.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Middle school students Social conditions.
Location 373.236 FAG 31662001634567

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