Africans Americans faced severe repression when Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926. In this updated MiddleWeb resource, we share links that trace the impact of African Americans in politics, the arts & science and take a look at the future of Black History Month.
Themed resource collections for grades 4-8
In this Resource Roundup we’ve pulled together a selection of classic and contemporary resources about the effective use of rubrics in the classroom. Follow the links and discover many examples of rubrics, devised for a variety of purposes.
From classroom to building to district, implementing parent teacher conference strategies collected from educators can strengthen communication and benefit students. Included: student led conferences, co-teaching approaches, challenges parents and guardians face.
Where does humor fit into the classroom? Just about anywhere! Check out these refreshed resources on why humor works, how to share it, and where to find it. Funny math, ELA, social studies, and science resources abound.
Beginning your first year as a middle level teacher? Our resource collection points to plenty of how-to advice that will guide you through the first weeks of school and all the way to the first snows and beyond. We begin with quick links to some of our favorite articles about mastering the middle.
Hands-on learning can spark students’ imagination when school moves outdoors. It can also increase engagement & improve academic performance. Teachers and administrators from coast to coast are finding ways to open doors to Nature.
It’s face to face, school or district wide, sometimes wi-fi’d, and always free. Most of all, EdCamp is do-it-yourself PD, planned by volunteers and led by attendees.
What’s waiting for you on the other side of the door? Lots of excitement, a few nervous moments, and faces filled with questions. Welcome back! We’ve rounded up lots of useful resources for your first days.
Can Halloween be fun when candy gives way to cogitation? Looks that way from the resource collection we’ve conjured up for this holiday season.
Facing the ‘December Dilemma’ of how to include winter holidays in the instructional day? This MiddleWeb resource offers a multi-faceted look at religious and non-religious aspects of the season, legal issues, and some ideas for seasonal lesson planning.