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Kim Lightle posted a blog post

Using Literacy Strategies in the Middle School Math and Science Classroom

As they have every year since 1973, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Children’s Book Council released their list of Outstanding Science Trade Books this month. Reviewers from the two organizations aim to select “high quality, engaging, and scientifically accurate books” from publishers of books for children and young people. According to NSTA, this year’s list “covers everything from frogs to cars and takes students from the frigid Antarctic all the way to sunny Kenya.”…See More
Mar 20, 2009
Caroline Hall is now a member of Middle School Portal
Mar 16, 2009
Karolee Smiley posted a blog post

All About Me!

Hi all!In case you are wondering about who I am and where I come from...I graduated from CSU Sacramento in 1993 with a Bachelors in Biology and Psychology, a minor in Anthropology and Introductory Physical Science and a Teaching Credential. Whew. My peers thought I was nuts, not because I had so many teaching subjects, but because I focused my student teaching on Middle School. My adviser thought I was confused when I insisted on doing my Phase 3 student teaching in the junior high. Everyone…See More
Mar 13, 2009
Carolyn Hamilton is now a member of Middle School Portal
Mar 12, 2009
Tom Jenkins posted a discussion

Whats Next?

I would like to suggest that we start a discussion on how to proceed. What do teachers need from this site to help them be successful? Ideas? Suggestions? I assume that this would be the appropriate place to start this conversation.....
Mar 12, 2009
Donelle Blubaugh is now a member of Middle School Portal
Mar 11, 2009
Tom Jenkins posted a blog post

About Me

I'm a middle school teacher of 13 years and still love my job! Even when it involves me trying to play basketball while riding a donkey (see my avatar)...I'm a National Board Certified Teacher (Early Adolescent Science) at Indian Valley Middle School in Enon, Oh. I have also taught in the Springfield City School District and for Wittenberg University in their Masters of Education program, and served as a Lead Educator for Air Camp.I am currently teaching Technology and STEM, but have taught…See More
Mar 10, 2009
Todd Williamson posted a blog post

Diving Right In!

Hi all, just thought I would give you a little background information on myself. I'm Todd Williamson and I teach 7th grade science in Newport, NC. I received my BS in Middle Grades Education with concentrations in Science and Math from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I love working with middle school students because every day is a challenge on MANY different levels! I completed my National Board Certification in Early Adolescent Science in 2008. I have just recently begun…See More
Mar 10, 2009
 

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