trying to fit in

Brodkin, Adele M.
September 2008
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2008, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p48
The article offers tips on how parents and teachers can help a child not to be neglected in school. A six-year-old boy who is not as ease with physical activities, experienced being left out by other boys. An expert explains that young children exhaust their own fears of being an outsider by neglecting someone. The boy's parents are advised to have him sign up for a beginner martial arts class or solo tennis lessons. However, his teacher is asked to discourage cruelty and encourage kindness.


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