6th grade teacher Kevin Hodgson says The Graphic Novels Classroom by Maureen Bakis is not just about reading engagement but opening doors to student expression.
Teaching and learning in grades 4-8
Special ed teacher Cossondra George found Co-Teaching That Works: Structures and Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning by Anne M. Beninghof to be a smart book full of excellent resources and ideas. But a little naive about Time.
In Patti Grayson’s global classroom, students learn from experts & kids in other nations; have authentic audiences for their work & sharpen 21stC skills.
The Million Words activity can be a wonderful way to connect with parents – if it’s done right. This MiddleWeb Classic conversation includes all you need to know.
STEM projects require student teamwork. Anne Jolly offers 7 steps to help students gain team skills and behaviors.
José Vilson writes a book review in the form of a professional love letter to middle grades teacher Cindi Rigsbee, author of Finding Mrs. Warnecke: The Difference Teachers Make.
This MiddleWeb Classic from 1998 was the most viewed webpage ever on our original site. It’s back. Math geeks rejoice!
Beyond the Five Paragraph Essay by Kimberly Hill Campbell and Kristi Latimer provides a process, plan & writing formats “that breathe life back into student writing,” says teacher-reviewer Liz Wisniewski.
What is a STEM lesson, exactly, and how can math teachers and others develop lessons, even in isolation? Keyword: Engineering.
It’s an exciting time to be a new middle grades educator, says expert Rick Wormeli, if you keep four fundamentals in mind as you work with young adolescents.