Veteran music educator Nancy Flanagan shares the story of how a “solid bar band” taught her to be a better teacher by immersing her in the rhythm and flow.
Teacher & consultant Dayna Laur shares stories from her book “Authentic Learning Experiences” and urges educators to create real-world PBL classrooms.
Common Core math experts Leslie Texas & Tammy Jones offer strategies to help students become mathematical thinkers. Included: free instructional resources.
Magazines about popular culture are an effective tool to teach media literacy and “a host of Common Core standards,” says expert Frank W. Baker.
Filmmaker Kesa Kivel worked with middle school students in an after-school YWCA program to produce a short film about the slavery experience in the United States.
The greatest gift we can give our students is the confidence and know-how to teach themselves. Joseph Ball shares a project that does just that.
Middle school is full of real-life challenges. Fortunately,, says school leader Charlie Gramatges, young adolescents “have resilience built into their programming.”
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.
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.
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.”