In a season filled with celebrations, MiddleWeb celebrates teachers by sharing some insights into the teaching life, offered by our bloggers and guest writers. We begin with the wonderful 2014 book, Teaching with Heart.
Author: Susan Curtis
On the lookout for motivation strategies that work? Read our roundup of blog posts, interviews and studies for fresh ideas to engage learners.
We can thank the Common Core for making “close reading” a buzz phrase. We can thank educators for building the bare concept into strategies that help students more fully understand the texts they encounter. Our Resource Roundup offers some of the what, why and how.
Common Core State Standards: We point to essential links, free PD resources, critiques, help for parents & future forecasts.
Through research and counseling, professor & author Lisa Hinkelman has learned what girls really want adults to know about their lives and how to help them thrive.
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.
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.
In our Resource Roundup, access election basics, lessons, videos, a mock election how-to, art-oriented activities & more, all selected for the middle grades.