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January 22, 2013

School Safety and Climate: Mirrors, Tubas, and Notebook Paper

Dru Tomlin of the Association for Middle Level Education details creative approaches to school safety and enhancing school climate.

November 08, 2012

Advisory + Academics = Student Success

AMLE President Jeff La Roux shares his experiences with advisory programs. He finds that such programs help students build character while supporting and enhancing academics and increasing cooperation and teamwork.

September 06, 2012

Working as a Team for Student Success: The Middle to High School Transition

William D. Waidelich, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), reminds us that the transition from middle school to high school requires the focus of parents and educators working together throughout the school year.

May 08, 2012

Preparing for a Different Kind of Middle Grades Classroom

In preparation for the full implementation of Common Core State Standards, the Association for Middle Level Education shows how middle grades principles from This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents weave with the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). When combined, these research-based concepts prepare educators to increase academic achievement for all students.

April 03, 2012

Engaging Students...Dangling the Carrot

Successful middle grades teachers engage students by presenting them with opportunities to embrace their own learning and giving them the chance to explore what they take an interest in. We need to give students every chance to exceed our expectations, and this can be done while meeting standards and raising test scores.

February 21, 2012

Doing What's Best for the Middle Grades

It's not about grade configuration or the name on the building; it's about implementing proven, research-based practices that benefit middle grades students wherever they are.

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