In Wiring the Brain for Reading: Brain-Based Strategies for Teaching Literacy author Marilee Sprenger covers familiar territory as she links recent research to teaching literacy, says reviewer Julie Dermody.
Teaching and learning in grades 4-8
MS teachers looking for a quick reference to Common Core math standards or a text to stimulate deeper thinking will find it in Common Core Standards For Middle School Mathematics: A Quick-Start Guide, says teacher Rebecca Anderson.
MiddleWeb’s new blogger, 4th grade teacher Mary Tarashuk, shares a story from her memory file that reminds her why she teaches the Kids on the Cusp.
Project learning in history class can increase student investment “and make them care about this stuff,” say our Future of History teacher-bloggers Jody & Shara.
We interview Tina Barseghian, founder and editor of MindShift, the popular blog about the future of teaching and learning in the digital age.
Reviewer Joy Kirr says Mark Barnes’ Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom can help willing teachers increase student ownership of learning.
Math teacher/leader Kathy Felt highly recommends Common Core Standards For Middle School Mathematics: A Quick-Start Guide from ASCD and McREL.
Each fall students involved in the Global Read Aloud listen to a book and talk about it with kids around the world. Teacher/creator Pernille Ripp tells how to join in.
Create and support effective STEM teacher learning teams as “first and fast” as you can, says STEM educator and MidddleWeb blogger Anne Jolly.
Through skill-sharing, collaboration & scaffolding, general & special educators can help most students meet CCSS, says Elizabeth Stein.