Middle E-Connections is an e-mail newsletter that Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), formerly National Middle School Association, members receive monthly during the school year. This brief, easy-to-read publication highlights trends and issues in middle level education. Each issue contains a featured article along with news and information about AMLE resources, initiatives, and website features. To receive issues of Middle E-Connections as they are released join AMLE today. View a free sample issue.
Using Team Time Effectively
Bring Class Discussions to Life
Make Food Drives Come Alive!
Manage Your Classroom AND Keep Your Sanity
Young Adolescents Helping Younger Kids Identify and Prevent Cyberbullying
Build a Productive Parent-Teacher Team
Winning the Battle for Students' Attention 10 Minutes at a Time
Keep Them Reading and Sharing This Summer
Help Students Transition to High School Smoothly
Authentic Assessment Challenges and Empowers Students
Will your students be prepared … or just educated?
Proactive Anti-Bullying Activities
Expanding the Conversation about Student Achievement
Using Classroom Management to Close the Achievement Gap
Establishing Expectations and Creating Community
Knowing Students Empowers Better Teaching
Sharpen Your Axe
Easing the Transition to High School
Are You Teaching Theoretical Students?
Easy 10-Minute Review Strategies!
Build Relationships—Join the Club!
Chris L. Bennett
Reduce Cyberbullying through Climate Control
Sameer Hinduja & Justin W. Patchin
Power Up with Powerful Teaming
Connecting Learning to Real Life
Helping Students Ride Out the Emotional Roller Coaster
Modeling the Behavior We Want To See
Jason D. Klohr
Teachers Promoting Healthy Change
Homework Havoc? There's an App for That
Ensuring Success with Learning Stations
Edited by Cheri Howman
Safe and Easy Video Sharing
No Child Left Hungry
Too Much Structure, Not Enough Freedom
Christopher L. Doyle
Leaders Mentoring Leaders
Jason D. Klohr
Power Play—The Gotcha Technique
Plan a Smooth Transition
The Art of Acknowledging Students
Help Kids Cope in Tough Economy
Success Through the Long Winter Months
Spice and Surprise for Advisory
Keeping Teams Healthy
Walls with a Purpose
Plan a Trip Outside the Classroom
Goal-Oriented Teachers Benefit Everyone
Safe in ALL Ways
The Quest for a Democratic Classroom
Classroom Management or Magic Dust?
Teach Them How to Use Their Wings
Too Much Self-Esteem in Classrooms?
It Isn't Always Obvious
Establish a Bond that Matters
Are Your Students Prepared for the Organizational Demands of Middle School?
Five Ways to Make a Difference
Student Work Reveals the Truth
Social Skills … We All Need Reminders
Take Charge of Your Own PD
Oral Fluency and the Content Teacher
School Climate - Putting it in Context
An Ambitious Agenda at the Middle Level
Helping a Grieving Student
Using the Next Grade as a Threat
Announcing the Test Is Not Enough
The Valentine's Conundrum
Holidays Are Stressful for Middle Schoolers, Too
Parent-Teacher Conferences—Careful Planning Makes the Difference
Phones, Blogs, Text Messages—Students' Use of Technology
Easy Public Relations Ideas for Teachers
Preparing for Teaching Interviews
Adapted by Cheri Howman
Differentiation or differentiation?
Cindy A. Strickland
Projects Can Work for Parents, Too
Fragile in February
Obesity, Health Promotion, and Academic Achievement