September 2012 • Volume 44 • Number 1
Educating Young Adolescents around the World
Articles in this issue offer an international perspective on middle level education, giving educators opportunities to transform their practices through a broadened perspective. We highlight middle level programs and practices in the United States, New Zealand, France, American Samoa, Australia, and the United Kingdom while covering topics such as transitions to and from the middle grades, area-based initiatives like the Harlem Children's Zone in the United States, programs that connect university faculty with teachers, community partnerships, and a rationale and framework for promoting global competence in the middle grades.
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A View from the Middle
David C. Virtue
Viewing Middle Level Education through an International Lens
Sandra L. Stacki
Internationalizing the Field of Middle Level Education
AMLE in Action
Information about what's going on at AMLE and with AMLE affiliates and members.
Middle Grades Transition Programs around the Globe
Colin Andrews & Penny Bishop
Effective school transition programs take a comprehensive approach to ensuring student success in the middle grades.
Looking Beyond Harlem: International Insights for Area-based Initiatives
Peter M. Miller, Jordi Díaz Gibson, Gitte Miller Balslev, & Martin Scanlan
Area-based initiatives in France and the United Kingdom offer lessons for other countries.
A Culturally Responsive, Transnational Middle Grades Teacher Education Program in American Samoa
Deborah K. Zuercher, Jon Yoshioka, Paul D. Deering, Katie Martin, Kezia Curry, Tara O'Neill, & Sheila W. Apisa
Educators in American Samoa learn about teaching young adolescents through a transnational master's degree program.
Applied Learning and Community Partnerships Improve Student Engagement in Australia
Bruce Pridham & Craig Deed
Applied learning in a community context helps make school more engaging for young adolescents.
Parents and Communities as Partners in Teaching Writing in Canadian Middle Grades Classrooms
Jill Kedersha McClay, Shelley Stagg Peterson, & Rhonda Nixon
Teachers engage the support of parents and their communities for writing instruction.
Turning Points 2000: Lessons Learned
Judith Ann Conk
The world awaits: Building global competence in the middle grades.
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