Talk to children before they head back to school
August 12, 2021
The transition back to school during the past year’s pandemic was tough on a lot of people, but just in case you think last year’s challenges are behind us, we have some bad news.
In fact, this year’s transition could be equally demanding, even in cases where mask mandates, social distancing and hybrid learning are not in play.
For starters, Kansas State University child development specialist Bradford Wiles noted more children than normal could be experiencing in-class school for the first time. Whereas in most years, it’s the preschoolers and kindergarteners h...