Insights into Student Motivation
On the lookout for motivation strategies that work? Read our roundup of blog posts, interviews and studies for fresh ideas to engage learners.
EdCamp: Do It Yourself PD
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.
Bullying & Cyberbullying
The incidence of bullying is highest in the middle grades. Throughout the year, these resources can help schools respond to & prevent bullying and cyberbullying.
Transliteracy for Middle Graders
From pencil and paper to social media, students can learn in so many ways. You can help them understand and integrate the literacies crowding the classroom.
Learning about Elections
In our Resource Roundup, access election basics, lessons, videos, a mock election how-to, art-oriented activities & more, all selected for the middle grades.
Labor Day Past & Present
We look at Labor Day's origin and the US labor movement’s past triumphs & current challenges. You'll find resources for history & current events, across grades 4-8.
Algebra in the Middle Grades
Early middle grades preparation can improve algebra success and help meet Common Core standards. We highlight research & kid-friendly learning resources.
Last-Minute Lesson Planning
Need lesson ideas fast? Our list provides quick and simple searches for multi-faceted lessons across content areas.
Keep Up with YA Books
Keeping up with YA books just got easier, thanks to YALSA’s free app, Teen Book Finder. Lots, too, on what’s ahead, audiobooks & book trailers, kids’ favorites.