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Looking for advice on integrating iPads in middle school classrooms? In this curated guide, we’ve compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
How using multiple modalities to teach can help you remember student names -- and the activities are Common Core aligned.
Administrator Ben Johnson offers up tricks of the trade for working with middle school kids.
Beth Holland turns to apps that can engage middle school readers in a deeper understanding of narrative elements, character study, and author intent.
Implementing Common Core English in middle school is going to be a challenge. Matt Davis curates some of the best resources online that can help update existing content.
Three recent studies show why we need to divert middle and high school students from values and behaviors that may harm them in adulthood.
When students created a toolkit to help their peers break the system of bullying, their passion drove effective collaboration on a thoughtful, high-quality product.
In schools and at home, journaling is often a solo experience. See what happens when students in a middle school art class start collaboratively working in each other's sketch journals.
By inviting her class to choose their own subjects for a historical reformers project, Sarah Cooper learned a lot about her students' interests and passions.
Bring teens into their potential as tech leaders by providing them with resources and opportunities, helping them focus, and authentically engaging them.
Check out this engaging lesson on Cesar Chavez that uses primary sources and discussion to inspire critical thinking and empathy.
An iPad lets students consume and interact with content, a fun and efficient way of meeting the Common Core standards for integrating and analyzing information.
As the school year begins, it's important for teachers to remember the difference between rules and routines in the classroom.
Family and community involvement play essential roles in the success of schools, explains blogger Anne O'Brien.
It's time to reflect on what keeps you in the classroom.
Blogger Rebecca Alber provides tips for scaffolding collaboration in the classroom.
Watch a determined middle school teacher transform his crowded classroom space to enable deeper learning and effective teamwork -- with help from his students, community volunteers, and a few experts.
Blogger Elena Aguilar shares 20 tips to help teachers better connect with parents.
Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron launches this three-part series by advising middle school teachers to read up on brain research which will give insight on how the 'tween brain works.