This We Believe:
In This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents, the Association for Middle Level Education, formerly National Middle School Association, describes the nature of an educational program that reflects what research and vast experience have demonstrated to be best for 10- to 15-year-olds.
Major Goals of Middle Level Educators
To become a fully functioning, self-actualized person, each young adolescent should
This I Believe Poster: http://www.amle.org/AboutAMLE/ThisWeBelieve/ThisIBelieve/tabid/2320/Default.aspx
Jokes You Can Use:
Hear about the gymnast that was disqualified at the Olympics?
On Our Mind:
Scoopit: Jennifer Mangler
Facebook: Jennifer Johnson, Marianne Mangels
Google+: Zahid Hassan, Andy Winchester
Presidential Birthday Gifts: http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/62717
Why grammar is important- http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/07/i_wont_hire_people_who_use_poo.html
Build a Meerkat http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/build-meerkat/?ar_a=1
Middle School Science Minute
by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or email@example.com)
Summer Reading -- Back to School
The Summer, 2012 edition of Science Scope, a magazine for middle school science teachers produced by the National Science Teachers Association, featured an article entitled "Book Your Summer Vacation." The article was written by Juliana Texley. In this podcast, the third and final installment in this series, three books are featured. They include:
Snap by Katherine Ramsland
The Failure of Environmental Education by Charles Saylan and Daniel Blumstein
Uncovering Student Ideas in Astronomy: 45 New Formative Assessment Probes by Page Keeley
All of these books are available in the NSTA Store:
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Integrating Technology, Pedagogy and Change Knowledge.
By Michael Fullan
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