Powerful Learning in Thematic Units: Making Connections in the Middle Level
Presenter: Mark Springer
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Successful middle grades schools inspire and empower students through curriculum that is challenging, exploratory, integrative, and relevant.
Join AMLE and Mark Springer in this free webinar about the fundamentals of integrating curriculum and building interdisciplinary units in the middle level. Walk away with information on how to make this critical work happen in your school.
For 35 years Mr. Springer developed and taught interdisciplinary humanities at Radnor Middle School in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He co-directed the school's gifted program for size years before co-creating the award-winning Watershed Program. In 1998, Mr. Springer pushed his student-centered philosophy even further by creating the Soundings Program, an integrative and democratic curriculum for eighth graders.