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Brent's Blog: Valuing the Middle Level Student

Brent's Blog: Valuing the Middle Level Student | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it

Great school value students. 

 

The first characteristic of a successful school for young adolescents as described by "This We Believe" is: Educators value young adolescents and are prepared to teach them. The Association of Middle Level Educators places this in the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment part of the characteristics of successful schools.

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What I Wish I Had Known about Student Motivation

What I Wish I Had Known about Student Motivation | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
“You’re a smart kid; I just wish you’d apply yourself in my class.”
 
Most teachers have uttered a similar phrase. I know I did.
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21st Century Fluencies for the Digital Age - Middle Ground

21st Century Fluencies for the Digital Age - Middle Ground | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
To be successful in today's world, students need to be school smart and street smart. That means we must transfer the responsibility for learning from the teacher to the student.
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The Kindles Are Coming: Ereaders and tablets are springing up in schools—and librarians are leading the way

The Kindles Are Coming: Ereaders and tablets are springing up in schools—and librarians are leading the way | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
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Middle Schoolers Getting Prepped for College

Middle Schoolers Getting Prepped for College | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
Successful efforts aimed at the middle grades, experts say, must go beyond specifying coursework.
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Middle school model re-thought

Middle school model re-thought | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it

Cincinnati Public and other districts are moving away from isolating grades 7-8.

 

Waidelich said the most important factor is whether teaching methods are geared to that group (grades 5-9).

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Arlington Public Schools

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Check out the "Middle School Egyptian Unit Introduction Movie" parts I and II.  Very creative teachers.

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Association for Middle Level Education - AMLE

Association for Middle Level Education - AMLE | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), formerly National Middle School Association, serves as a voice for professionals, parents, and others interested in the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents.
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Middle Schoolers Rank Phys. Ed. as Favorite Subject in Survey

Middle Schoolers Rank Phys. Ed. as Favorite Subject in Survey | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
Education Week news producer Bryan Toporek brings you K-12 sports coverage that reaches far beyond box scores.
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A Teacher's Life for Me: Friday's Five: Reasons You Shouldn't Grade Homework

A Teacher's Life for Me: Friday's Five: Reasons You Shouldn't Grade Homework | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
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Teaching in the Middle: Turning Zeroes to 60s - Middle Ground

Teaching in the Middle: Turning Zeroes to 60s - Middle Ground | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
Turning zeroes into 60s. It's adjusting the grading scale so that each grade has an appropriate amount of influence on the student's summative evaluation and each grade provides information for effective decision making.
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Platt Middle School's library using Nooks to get kids reading - Boulder Daily Camera

Platt Middle School's library using Nooks to get kids reading - Boulder Daily Camera | Middle Level Education | Scoop.it
Platt Middle School sixth-grader Colton Futter wanted to read "The Hunger Games," but his school library didnt have a paper copy of the popular book available.
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Xtranormal: Ode to #Pencilchat: Technology Integration in the Classroom

In honor of Twitter's #pencilchat, I put together some of the more memorable tweets to create this video. I plan to use it for upcoming professional development workshops about technology integration in the classroom.

Via Kaye Henrickson
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