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Closing the Achievement Gap in Texas
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of Simon Middle School's 620 students are economically disadvantaged, 95% are minority, 52% are English language learners, and 14% have special needs, so ensuring that all of its students are successful could be a challenge. But the school, located in Kyle, Texas,...
Using Graphic Novels to Open the Gateway for Struggling Readers
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students' content-area literacy skills. This means that social studies teachers must draw on powerful texts. The problem is that many students enter our classrooms lacking an interest in reading. One type of text that social studies teachers can use to engage...
Distance Learning: The Wave of the Future
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and students in both classrooms were discussing the same piece of literature. Each student analyzed the author's style and offered unique takeaways about attributes of the plot. However, there was not just one teacher facilitating the learning experience; instead,...
Project SUCCESS: The Way Forward in Middle School
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school administrative team that there is a classroom intervention that does not require substantial increases in staffing, does not require extra funds from the school or district, but still manages to dramatically increase student achievement? Would you be...
What Have Rubrics Got To Do With It?
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students. Our focus should be on changing our classrooms into environments that are focused on learning with support from teacher feedback and self-assessment. With any luck, you still will be able to use those traditional rubrics you have been perfecting as...
Transition by Design: The Power of Vertical Teams
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Students’ middle school experience plays a key role in their success in high school and beyond—we know that. But less well-known is how an innovative strategy called vertical teaming can help young adolescents make their transition to high school more...
Joining Forces for the Future
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school to close the achievement gap. The Department of Middle Childhood Education at Lourdes College in Sylvania, Ohio, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Toledo and AmeriCorps, is providing mentors and tutors at Jones Middle School, an urban middle...
Students Use Graphic Organizers to Improve Mathematical Problem-Solving Communications
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students as well as some teachers. As international comparisons, national commissions, and state assessment results confirm, students have difficulty solving mathematical applications problems (Lester, 2007; U. S. Department of Education Institute of...
RAFTing with Raptors: Connecting Science, English Language Arts, and the Common Core State Standards
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& Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, or CCSS for ELA/Literacy, are designed to extend literacy learning beyond ELA to other content areas. The CCSS for ELA/Literacy are not intended to replace content standards but are...
Will your students be prepared … or just educated?
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each soon-to-be grad about his or her plans after graduation. Keep in mind, these kids had just spent close to 20,000 hours in classrooms over a 16-year period. They had taken hundreds of tests, sat through thousands of lectures, and studied countless hours....
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