Just One Educator Can Completely Alter the Trajectory of a Child
Presenter: Baruti Kafele
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4-5pm ET
In this webinar, Baruti Kafele will make the case that despite the challenges, obstacles and even despair that a youngster may bring to school every day, there is always that one educator who can completely alter that youngster's trajectory for the rest of his life.
The ABCs of the Middle Grades Mindset: 10 Terms to Create a Great School
Presenter: Dru Tomlin
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4-5pm ET
Join AMLE and Dr. Dru Tomlin as we examine 10 key terms and ideas that can help any teacher or leader create a great middle grades classroom and school. This engaging webinar will include concepts from Dr. Tomlin's forthcoming AMLE book, The Middle Grades Mindset: A Lesson Plan from A-Z.
Middle Schools: A Place to Belong and Become
Presenter: Patti Kinney, Laurie Barron
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 4-5pm ET
If we reduce down what research tells us about quality middle level education, two concepts rise to the top—belonging and becoming. Based on the AMLE book of the same name, the authors, both award-winning former middle level principals, will share practical strategies they used to ensure their schools were a place where students could both belong and become.
Activities to Strengthen Students' Interdisciplinary Social Studies Thinking, Literacy, and Argumentation Skills
Presenter: Jeremiah Clabough
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 4-5pm ET
In this webinar, we will explore four classroom-ready activities that can be utilized by middle school social studies teachers to strengthen their students' economic, geographical, civic, and historical thinking, literacy, and argumentation skills.