AMLE on The Balancing Act Television Show
AMLE members were featured guests covering a variety of critical achool and home issues for 10- to 15-year-olds on The Parent-Teacher Corner, on the Lifetime Television morning show, The Balancing Act.
A resource for communities and organizations working to reduce high school dropout rates.
Taking Center Stage – Act II
This middle grades portal, created by the California Department of Education, provides excellent resources to help schools close the achievement gap for student populations.
Rick Stiggins of ETS Assessment Training Institute has written a white paper detailing the need for balanced assessment systems in America's schools if we are to succeed in our mission to help all students learn.
Middle School Portal
The Middle School Portal is a free digital library resource for middle school math and science teachers. Through robust search capabilities, teachers can access online activities, national standards-based lesson suggestions, background content information, and in-depth publications.
All Terrain Brain
All Terrain Brain (ATB) is a multimedia program that encourages middle grades students to tap into their entrepreneurial spirit. A 40-page activity guide provides engaging minds-on and hands-on activities, instructions for youth leaders, and a DVD with 25 short videos that focus on a key entrepreneurial concepts such as sense of self, goal setting, and problem solving. To receive this free resource, please email email@example.com.
Curriki is an international network of educators committed to developing and sharing Open Source Curriculum. Join the Curriki community and contribute, collaborate, and communicate.
Policy Statement on School Health
Released by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in July 2004. The Policy calls on the education community to recognize the enormous impact that health has on the academic achievement of children.
No Child Left Behind and Middle Schools
The Alliance for Excellent Education has recently released "No Child Left Behind and Middle Schools: Confronting the Challlenges" which clarifies the NCLB mandates particular to middle schools.
Safe Passage: Voices from the Middle School
A resource guide for schools, families, and communities. This resource guide presents many options for developing and maintaining safe and welcoming environments within the school, at home, and in the community.