6-8 Middle School
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in grades 6-8.
- Teachers can use inquiry to guide students to engage in learning activities that are personally and culturally relevant to them.
- Strong relationships with teachers combined with early postsecondary planning can improve disabled students’ college and career outcomes.
- Banning cell phones from classrooms can backfire, but teachers can help students think critically about this addictive technology.2.3k
- Teachers can boost middle school students’ self-management skills by using questions to get their mental gears turning.1.9k
- Student misbehavior has been particularly agonizing for teachers this year, but there are proactive steps educators can take to remedy it.1.7k
- There are many reasons students don’t ask for help. Research shows there are strategies to help them overcome their reluctance.1.6k
- For middle and high school students, the last few weeks of school offer a great opportunity to look back on challenges they’ve overcome, celebrate achievements, and dream of what is to come next year.706
- Middle school teachers can guide students to analyze a learning experience by asking about what went well and what could be improved.117
- Some schools are changing the way they teach reading—based on research that shows background knowledge is more critical to comprehension than general skills like ‘finding the main idea.’38.3k