Grade Schoolers Directory
Grade schoolers are children who attend elementary school, which includes kindergarten through fifth or sixth grade. Children usually begin grade school around age 5, when they begin kindergarten. Cities, states, or counties typically set "birthday cut-off" dates that help determine when you can enroll your child in grade school. Grade schoolers may attend a public, private, or home school. Grade school helps teach your child important reading, writing, math, and social skills. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about grade schoolers, from the lessons your child will learn to the challenges they may meet, and much more.
Asthma in Children at School
In order to help control asthma in children at school, parents need to work closely with the school’s staff and their child. WebMD offers guidelines.
Managing Your Child's Asthma at School
If your child has asthma, it's important that his school knows how to recognize and treat symptoms. WebMD explains how to put together an asthma action plan to make sure your child is safe at school.
Diabetes in Children: Preparing a Care Plan for School
To help your child with diabetes have an easier time with school,you need to know the issues your child could face and then plan how to help your child succeed. Remember that your child's experience with diabetes is not the same as another child's experience. A diabetes care plan will help teachers and school staff understand what your child needs to successfully manage diabetes at school. ...
Back-to-School To-Do List: Middle School
WebMD offers a to-do list to help you send your child to middle school healthy, organized, and ready to learn.
Children's Health and How to Prevent Diseases with Vaccination
Here's a primer on exactly what your child needs to have a safe and healthy school year.
Allergic Reactions at School
If your child has life-threatening allergies, going back to school can be stressful. Arm yourself with the facts and protect your child from severe allergic reactions.
Catching Germs at School And In Sports
Help your kids keep school germs at bay. These quick tips from the pros can help.
Parenting Mistakes With Grade-Schoolers: Overscheduling, Bullying, Weight, and More
Are you guilty of these 7 common parenting mistakes? WebMD explains how to correct things like overscheduling your kids, ignoring weight gain, and much more.