Can writing help middle-schoolers adjust?

Can writing help middle-schoolers adjust?

Can writing help middle-schoolers adjust?
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Rising seventh-graders who participated in writing exercises that had them reflect on the academic and social changes they were experiencing as they started middle school had better grades at the end of the year, said researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Geoffrey Borman said the intervention worked because it helped students understand that everyone worries about fitting in and that they shouldn't be afraid to ask teachers for help.

TIME magazine 

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