Reading Without Limits: Teaching Strategies to Build Independent Reading for Life, a practical guide to developing and sustaining lifelong readers, “almost brought me out of retirement,” says veteran middle grades teacher Beverly Maddox.
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Our Fall Book Review Festival features 15 brand-new reviews of professional books – each one written by and for middle grades educators – on teaching strategies, visual & media literacy, test preparation, the Common Core, academic icebreakers, RTI & special education, social studies, mathematics, teacher research, ESL students, and student motivation.
Teach Like a Champion Field Guide: A Practical Resource to Make the 49 Techniques Your Own by Doug Lemov provides new and useful information “to refresh my classroom teaching,” says reviewer Susan Shaver.
In 2003 we staged a 5-day chat with Rick Wormeli to discuss his book for newbies, Day One and Beyond. The chat among novice & veteran teachers was timeless.
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?
TweenTeacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron taught EL & HS before opting for “Shakespeare and silliness” in the middle. We ask her about tips for new teachers.
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.