In a new series, 4th grade teacher Becky Bair tells what happened when she & 2 teammates pressed for a school “climate shift” on behalf of their most vulnerable students.
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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 to strengthen your connections with parents and guardians with care as well as enthusiasm.
“Together Teacher” Maia Heyck-Merlin has organizational ideas for teachers in stationary and rotating classrooms and teachers who travel from room to room.
Thanks to a popular blog and a 5-star Amazon book, career teacher Donalyn Miller has become a national champion of YA reading. We talk with her.
Our first MiddleWeb blog will boldly go wherever STEM might take us, guided by science teacher Anne Jolly. Read her first post!
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.
National teacher leader and NBCT Nancy Flanagan reveals the essence of excellent teaching in the middle grades by answering four questions that a new middle grades educator might ask. Question #1: How can I build trusting relationships with these students?
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.