Facing the “December Dilemma “ of how to include winter holidays in the instructional day? This MiddleWeb Resource Roundup offers a multi-faceted look at religious and non-religious aspects of the season and some ideas for seasonal lesson planning.
Call it grit or resilience, it’s a behavior that can serve students well. We’ve gathered advocates’ views, pushback from critics and ideas to build it.
Where does humor fit into the classroom? Just about anywhere! Check out these refreshed resources on why humor works, how to share it & where to find it.
From classroom to building to district, implementing these educators’ ideas can strengthen the conferences to benefit the kids. Included: Student Led Conferences
In this Resource Roundup we’ve pulled together a selection of classic and contemporary resources about the effective use of rubrics in the classroom.
Common Core State Standards: We point to essential links, free PD resources, critiques, help for parents & future forecasts.
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!
Beginning your first year as a middle grades teacher? Our Resource Roundup points to plenty of help, from the first weeks of school to that Christmas smile.
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.