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Learn how Socratic Seminars can help students develop effective habits of discussion, explain their ideas, and support them with evidence.
Each fall students involved in the Global Read Aloud listen to a book and talk about it with kids around the world. Teacher/creator Pernille Ripp tells how to join in.
As he contemplates his new role as middle level division leader, Charlie Gramatges considers the middle school essentials that best serve young adolescents.
Eighth graders present a video and describe the creation of their “I AM Wall” – part of a project on stereotyping that included reading S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders.
Media literacy consultant Frank Baker makes the case that students should be writing scripts and screenplays as part of their schoolwork.
In a new MiddleWeb blog, three outstanding middle grades teachers explore the Future of History in a connected world, from multiple perspectives.
Blogging is essential in Pernille Ripp’s classroom. “It’s a way to check their emotional temperature & for them to talk to the world.” Here’s her 10-step process.
When teachers design their own observations, colleagues can help them zero in on key questions and gather helpful data to improve practice.