Supporting Challenged Kids
This diary entry by a KY principal, from MiddleWeb's early years, reminds us that the work of K12 educators encompasses much more than academics.
Help Writers Cultivate Themes
Good writing has a theme. It's the heartbeat of any essay or story. ELA teacher-author Marilyn Pryle shares her strategies to help students write more thematically.
Why We Need CCSS Math
MS math teacher Kathy Felt makes her case for the Common Core standards and the need for educators to "teach mathematics in deep and engaging ways."
TweenTeacher’s Startup Tips
Amid all the exciting teaching plans for a new year, Heather Wolpert-Gawron (TweenTeacher) shares her list of must-do-firsts to establish a solid classroom culture.
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Julia G. Thompson, author of the 1st Year Teacher's Survival Guide, considers what it means to have a culturally responsive classroom. Tips & resources.
Welcome to Teaching!
Veteran middle grades educator & National TOY finalist Cindi Rigsbee is eager to share her excitement about the profession with new teachers. Be inspired!
Steal Like a Teacher
Teacher Jose Vilson adapts some advice from the best selling book "Steal Like an Artist" by Austin Kleon to the teaching profession. It's the age of the remix.
Review for MiddleWeb
Education publishers are sharing new works with MiddleWeb, and we're looking for educators who'd like to select a book & write the review. Get the details here.
Socratic Seminars in the Middle
Learn how Socratic Seminars can help students develop effective habits of discussion, explain their ideas, and support them with evidence.