Teaching and learning in grades 4-8

How to Review Books for MiddleWeb

Education publishers are sharing new books about professional practice with MiddleWeb, and we’re looking for educators who’d like to select a book & write the review. Get the details here.

Socratic Seminars in the Middle

Learn how Socratic Seminars can help students develop effective habits of discussion, explain their ideas, and support them with evidence in this guest post by Sarah Tantillo, who provides a complete how-to with many resources!

The Brain-Literacy Connection

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.

Must-Have CCSS Math Guide

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.