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Megha Shankri - Student Voice Winner

AMLE Announces Megha Shankri as Winner of International Middle School Student Voice Contest

For Immediate Release November 7, 2021 Students competed for the top prize at the AMLE21 annual conference for middle level education Columbus, OH  — The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) announced today that Megha Shankri, an 8th grade student from Branchburg Middle School in New Jersey, had won its inaugural Great Middle School Student

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The Playbook Challenge

AMLE, ASA Launch Funding Contest for Educators to Kickstart Middle Grades Career Exploration Programming

For Immediate Release November 8, 2021 Columbus, OH — The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) and American Student Assistance (ASA) have collaborated to launch The Playbook Challenge, a funding contest aimed at empowering middle grades educators with the resources they need to initiate meaningful career exploration with their middle grades students. The contest follows

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AMLE21 In Review

Top Take-Aways from #AMLE21

What a fantastic weekend of inspiration, idea sharing, and connecting at #AMLE21! Since not all of our members were able to join us online this weekend, we’ve collected some top insights from our 48th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education. Feeling #AMLE21 FOMO? You can still participate by registering for #AMLE21 On Demand with access

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Red Ribbon Week

8 Resources to Incorporate in your School for Red Ribbon Week

This past Saturday marked the beginning of Red Ribbon Week. Celebrated annually from October 23-31, Red Ribbon Week raises awareness for substance-use prevention programs and efforts. Around the country, students are learning about the importance of staying substance-free and saying “NO” to risky behaviors like underage drinking and underage cannabis use. As educators, we play

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AMLE Student Voice Contest Semi-Finalists

AMLE Announces Student Semi-Finalists in International Middle School Student Voice Contest

For Immediate Release October 21, 2021 Students will compete for the top prize at the AMLE21 conference in November. Columbus, OH – The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) announced today the semi-finalists in its inaugural Great Middle School Student Voice Off Contest, an international competition in which kids aged 10-15 make persuasive arguments for

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Post-Pandemic Preparation: Reimagining Middle School Partnerships

COVID-19 created unprecedented challenges but also served as a catalyst to rethink important aspects of our schools. One area where I see a big opportunity is to reimage middle school culture. AMLE’s landmark position paper The Successful Middle School: This We Believe highlights the importance of engaging families as valued partners and collaborating with community

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Re-Learning and Re-Assessing: Practical Tips

Not everyone is comfortable with re-do’s and re-takes, which are more appropriately recognized as re-learning (or learning properly) and re-assessing. Some of us experience pushback when suggesting these practices to colleagues, then succumb to those pressures thereby denying their use in our classes. As a result, our students don’t learn the required content and skills.

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