This We Believe

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This book describes the 16 vital characteristics of successful middle grades schools, and is a critical resource for everyone involved in the education, health, and well being of today's young adolescents. See More...

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If you are committed to helping young adolescents become successful, responsible, global citizens, the Association for Middle Level Education invites you to read and implement This We Believe.

This book describes the 16 vital characteristics of successful middle grades schools, and is a critical resource for everyone involved in the education, health, and well being of today’s young adolescents. Now in its fourth edition, AMLE’s landmark position statement shares the enduring lessons learned in more than 35 years of active middle school advocacy. When its concepts are embraced, students are prepared for success in school and career.

Since 1982, This We Believe has been a foundational piece for countless organizations, policymakers, school districts, schools, colleges, and universities in the public and private sectors. This We Believe is the essential guide for educators and others involved in creating successful schools for young adolescents.

In this edition:

  • 16 characteristics fully described
  • Four essential attributes identified
  • Chart of characteristics and attributes
  • Extra attention to digital tools, exceptional education
  • ESL/ELL, service learning, and learning in a global economy
  • New section that articulates the vision on major goals
  • Call to Action
  • A NEW research section

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Research & Resources
in Support of This We Believe

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Research and Resources in Support of This We Believe is an invaluable and concise guide for educators and those dedicated to the education of young adolescents. See More...

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Research and Resources in Support of This We Believe is an invaluable and concise guide for educators and those dedicated to the education of young adolescents. This edition, an essential companion to NMSA/AMLE's position paper This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents, articulates the research related to the middle school concept and the 16 characteristics of successful middle grades schools.

This book includes:

  • Rationale for middle grades research
  • Research on the middle school concept
  • Research summaries about major topic areas
  • Brief annotations for the 16 characteristics of This We Believe
  • Recommended resources
  • Seven recommendations for future research

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This We Believe in Action

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Getting the attention of educators, parents, and policymakers can be difficult, and without buy-in from everyone involved, implementing the middle school concept can seem impossible. This resource shows you not only that it can be done, but also demonstrates exactly how to do it in your school! See More...

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The middle school concept is a reality, not a theory. Make it work in your school!

In today’s world, getting the attention of educators, parents, and policymakers can be difficult, and without buy-in from everyone involved, successfully implementing the middle school concept can seem impossible. This resource shows you not only that it can be done, but also demonstrates exactly how to do it in your school!

Read and watch as eight schools from around the country show you how their schools have implemented the 16 characteristics of successful middle level schools identified in This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents.

This comprehensive resource visualizes what successful middle level schools can be and gives all middle level leaders information and direction to take action and fully implement the middle school concept—providing the challenging and engaging educational experiences every young adolescent deserves.

Highlights:

  • Newly revised to match the 16 characteristics of successful middle level schools identified in This We Believe.
  • Demonstrates and explains to educators, parents, and policymakers what makes a truly successful middle level school.
  • A DVD of "in action" scenarios featuring compelling scenes from eight highly successful middle level schools across the country.

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