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08/09/2017
Transitioning to a new school can be nerve-racking and tough. The idea of starting over in a new place where your child probably doesn’t know anyone can make them feel anxious. Here are a few suggestions that you can follow to help your child’s transitioning period be a little bit easier. Change can be hard, especially for those leaving something or someone behind. Adjusting to something new takes time, patience, and effort. With the new school year about to start, chances are that your child is transferring to a different school. A significant change is coming their way. Whether they’re only moving up a grade or starting over in an entirely different district, transitioning to a new school stirs a ton of emotions. How can you make this transitioning period easier on your child? You can start by reading these suggestions The Tutoring Center, Auburn TX has compiled for you in this post. They might help your child have a better school year.

Be Emotionally Supportive

It’s essential that you let your child know that you are there for them if ever they need to talk. Encourage them to talk about their feelings and worries about transitioning to a new school. Just listen to them and be empathetic, don’t try to solve their problems. Sometimes children just need to be heard. Be patient while they adjust to their new school. You might feel that your child is not acting as they usually do the first few weeks of school, and it’s completely natural. The adjusting period takes time. If this behavior lasts a long time and your child’s attitude doesn’t improve, you might need to look for help.

Get Familiar with the Area

If you haven’t done this by now, it’s time you start familiarizing yourself with the new neighborhood. If it’s a whole new town, check out nearby parks, libraries, and places of interest. You should also head to your child’s new school and ask the principal if you can tour the grounds. Your child will get to know where their classroom will be and where the bathrooms and the cafeteria are. Many schools assign a “buddy” for the first weeks of school to help new students find their way around, but an early tour might help your child feel more comfortable on their first day.

Make Friends

One of worst parts of transitioning to a new school is leaving old friends behind and starting over in a place where you don’t know anybody. You shouldn’t push or overwhelm your child to make friends fast, but giving them a hand couldn’t hurt. See if you can arrange a playdate with some of the children who will be in their class. Maybe meet up in the park to lessen the pressure. The same goes for you. You should try to get in contact with the other school parents to make friends and create a network of connections.

Try Tutoring

Tutoring is an excellent idea at any time, not just when students are struggling. Perhaps your child comes from a different school system and might need to catch up with their new school plan. Maybe reinforcing what they already know will make them feel more confident about their new school. Whatever the reason may be, tutoring in Auburn is a fantastic idea. Your child might even make some new friends in the reduced tutoring groups that The Tutoring Center, Auburn TX has. To learn about their tutoring options, you can call them at (530) 878-5010.

Get School Supplies

Make the start of the school year more exciting by letting your child choose their school supplies. Make a list of all the supplies they will need like, crayons, notebooks, pencils, folders, and so on. Talk about all the things your child will learn in school with those supplies. Help them out in selecting a new outfit for their first day of school. A brand new outfit might help them look forward to starting over in a new school. As a tip to make it easier on your wallet, start shopping for a few things at a time until you complete the list.

 Bring Back Old Routines

A change of school doesn't mean old routines should be modified. Quite the opposite actually. Routines are of extreme importance to youngsters. If your child is used to performing certain routines or rituals before or after school, be sure to stick to them. Treat this new first day of school as you would any other day.

Start out the New School Year with Tutoring

Tutoring can help boost your child's academic potential. All these changes can affect your child's grades. You can easily prevent this by enrolling them in a tutoring program at The Tutoring Center, Auburn TX.  Call them at (530) 878-5010 to learn about their tutoring options in Auburn.

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