How can teachers help students enjoy reading and learning – and avoid the “summer slide” – during the months away from school? Visit MiddleWeb’s expanded resource for Summer 2017, where you’ll find teacher ideas and heaps of book and online suggestions.
Author: Susan Curtis
What can you and your students accomplish the last few weeks of school? In this MiddleWeb Resource Roundup educators share activities that align learning with fun, offer ideas for responding to stress, and suggest strategies to help sustain your classroom community .
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.
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, just updated and expanded, for Women’s History Month and beyond.
The incidence of bullying is highest in the middle grades. Throughout the year, these resources can help schools respond to & prevent bullying and cyberbullying.
As winter break affords time for reading by the fire and reflecting on the teaching life, MiddleWeb offers a mix of blog posts and guest articles on what can make teaching a joy, where to look for New Year suggestions, and how to access some really deep laughs.
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.
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.
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.
We look at Labor Day’s origin and the United States labor movement’s past triumphs and current challenges. You’ll find resources for history and current events across grades 4-8.