Middle school students face challenges, which often are ignored by teachers and parents alike. Primarily this could be due to physical developmental changes in their environment. Evident changes occur in height, weight and body chemistry along with rapid sexual development. These intense metabolic changes can easily disrupt normal daily activities producing fatigue and inertia. The following pages of document outlines a case study of a middle school aged boy and how he is challenged by bullies his age in the classroom environment.
Many children cannot cope with the changes encountered during middle childhood life and may develop a low self-esteem when they ...