Middle school students who spend a week on campus attending specially designed classes and being exposed to college life find the experience motivating, a new study shows.
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May 14, 2014
March 31, 2014
"We believe there's been a lack of transformative innovation in K-12," according to Joel Rose, founder of nonprofit New Classrooms. His website proposes, "an alternate credible vision for what's possible in schools."
March 05, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to double the number of middle school students in after-school programs over the next year.
December 09, 2013
A teacher has developed a formula to debate topics like gun control with her middle school students.
November 27, 2013
Recently we highlighted "35 High Schools Worth Visiting." That led to a request for a similar compilation of inspiring elementary and middle schools. Far from exhaustive, our list includes schools that achieve extraordinary results, create powerful learning experiences, and/or have created innovative technology blends.
October 31, 2013
PBS Math Club's interactive video series seeks to relate math to students' interests to make it more interesting to a middle school demographic.
October 14, 2013
A California program that is designed to help disadvantaged middle school students get on the pathway to college is showing promise and is looking to expand across California.
May 17, 2013
Students at East Side Middle School in New York City observe and conduct experiments on elephants in Thailand via online video chatting.
May 15, 2013
I present a handful of resources that can be utilized by secondary history, physical geography, and visual arts teachers wishing to add more Asian content into the classroom.
February 26, 2013
If a new nonprofit in Colorado has its way, physics will become a mainstay of middle school science.