In Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts teacher-author Kelly Gallagher shows us how to teach the real-world writing skills our students urgently need, says literacy coach Francesca LoGiudice.
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For Elena Aguilar, transformation began the day she asked 6th graders to use her first name. Read about a remarkable public school experiment in Oakland CA.
TweenTeacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron taught EL & HS before opting for “Shakespeare and silliness” in the middle. We ask her about tips for new teachers.
In the second of two articles, expert Rick Wormeli urges new middle grades teachers to make quality feedback a priority and not to become slaves of the pacing guide.
A single teacher in a school can be the decisive factor in getting girls excited about mathematics, says teacher-author Jessica Shumway in this MiddleWeb interview.
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.
Paradigm-shifting PD leader Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach tells a story about her grandson to illustrate the power of passion-based learning.
Bits of information cordoned off into 140 character chunks can promote professional growth, if you know how to find and use them. Our Resource Roundup can help.
Teacher-librarian Jenny Luca explains her school’s commitment to helping students develop ePortfolios and good digital footprints.
Our MiddleWeb webinar for new middle grades teachers was a great success. View the video of the 90-min. session and peruse the handouts, slides and related links from Rick Wormeli, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Elizabeth Stein and Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach.