From Students to Relationships: Transforming Your Classroom

From Students to Relationships: Transforming Your Classroom

AMLE Podcast Series

Check out this podcast with Heather Boltz, sixth grade English teacher and author of the AMLE Magazine article, "From Students to Relationships: Transforming Your Classroom." Listen in and get valuable insights about how to make relationships work in the middle level.

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Getting to the Heart of Teaching & Learning

Getting to the Heart of Teaching & Learning

AMLE Podcast Series

In this interview, author, speaker, and trainer Tara Brown describes how to create a safe and nurturing environment for students. Her article, originally published in AMLE Magazine, describes 10 strategies for reaching students.
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Topics: Teaching
Partner Spotlight - Pearson

Partner Spotlight - Pearson

AMLE Podcast Series

Katie McClarty, director of the Center for College and Career Success in Pearson’s Research and Innovation Network describes the importance of working with middle grades students on college and career readiness. The Center researches how middle school experiences relate to later success and offers solutions to help students in their personal development and career exploration. Particular emphasis is placed on looking at student academic achievement, behavior, motivation, social engagement, school characteristics, and family circumstances.
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Topics: Teaching
Effective World Language Learning and Instruction

Effective World Language Learning and Instruction

AMLE Podcast Series

Check out this compelling interview with the author of the AMLE Magazine article "Effective Language Learning in Middle Schools", Paul Sandrock, Director of Education with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and Jillian Lykens, German teacher at Beaumont Middle School in Lexington, Kentucky. Listen up as they share their insights into what works with young adolescents who are learning world languages in our middle schools. Get valuable information about the importance of relationships, the value of real-world connections, and the impact of technology on this critical educational area for students ages 10-15 years old.
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Middle Level Journeys - Episode 1

Middle Level Journeys - Episode 1

AMLE Podcast Series

Listen in as AMLE talks to Abbey, a first year teacher, about the hopes she has for herself and her students as the school year begins. Continue to follow Abbey’s journey as we keep the conversation going throughout the school year.
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Single Sex Classrooms

Single Sex Classrooms

AMLE Podcast Series

Ever wonder about the issues regarding the single sex classroom? Jack Berckemeyer and Judith Baenen members of AMLE's On-Site Professional Development cadre take on this hot topic! Judith shares her knowledge of the single sex classroom and why it has become such a huge issue. The conversation also examines the differences between how girls learn versus boys and what teachers can do to address those distinctions.
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Building Positive Relationships with Your Students

Building Positive Relationships with Your Students

AMLE Podcast Series

Join Jack Berckemeyer and Howard Ormond, members of the AMLE On-Site Professional Development Cadre, as they discuss specific strategies to motivate young adolescents. They examine the importance of building positive relationships with students and how teachers can truly impact the lives of young adolescents.
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Motivating Young Adolescents

Motivating Young Adolescents

AMLE Podcast Series

Jack Berckemeyer is joined by Kim Campbell, classroom teacher and member of the AMLE On-Site Professional Development Cadre. Jack and Kim share ideas about student motivation and the role of the classroom teacher. They discuss practical ways to motivate the young adolescent.
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Active Learning for the Creative Classroom

Active Learning for the Creative Classroom

AMLE Podcast Series

AMLE talks with Cally Stockton, author of Minds and Motion: Active Learning for the Classroom about various activities from the book and classroom experiences.
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Dr. Doubet, Formative Assessment

Dr. Doubet, Formative Assessment

AMLE Podcast Series, with Middle School Matters

AMLE and hosts Shawn McGirr and Troy Patterson of Middle School Matters speak with Dr. Kristina Doubet, associate professor of middle and secondary education at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Dr. Doubet shares how formative assessment is a critical first step in differentiating instruction, itemizes misconceptions about the concept, and includes tips on effectively using formative assessment in the classroom.
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