How can teachers help students enjoy reading and learning – and avoid the “summer slide” – during several months away from school? Visit MiddleWeb’s expanded resource for Summer 2014, where you’ll find teacher ideas and heaps of book suggestions.
Whether summer means it’s time to relax, bolster your professional know-how, or improve your bank balance, we have suggestions from your educator colleagues (and other sources) that can help. Plan now!
What can you and your students accomplish the last few weeks of school? Educators share activities that align learning with fun and help ensure a fruitful conclusion.
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.
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.
Women’s history is no longer in hiding, thanks to scholars who are documenting women’s impact on society. Middle grades teachers can help their students trace that history with these resources, curated by MiddleWeb co-editor Susan B. Curtis.
Common Core State Standards: We point to essential links, free PD resources, critiques, help for parents & future forecasts.
In the middle grades, arts integration can deepen learning, address the Common Core, and spark academic progress across the curriculum.
Middle Level Education Month celebrates the education of young adolescents, often misunder- stood, misguided, and even maddening – but also magnificent.
How to turn science, tech, engineering & math into problem- & project-based activities that simulate real-world R&D? Find the basics & the practice here.