Results for "middle school"


    • Gerald Ardito

      Working with Python Trinkets

      Trinkets are interactive segments of code that are useful as a teaching and learning tool.. They work as live, interactive segments of code, which are embeddable on web pages.  I have been doing some work lately with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys in White Plains to teach them codi...

      Tags: python, cs for teachers, computer science, middle school, STEM, trinkets

      • Gerald Ardito

        The Challenges of Defining and Measuring Student Engagement in Science

        This is a very recent study looking at engagement in middle school science students.

        Tags: science, science education, engagement, middle school

      • Middle School Educators

        Middle School Educators

        This is the online home for middle school educators.
        • Lorna McKenzie

          Reading Response#2

          The physical change that is the most significant in middle schoolers is clearly body shape and size. As adults we have experienced this, yet we are not as empathetic as, perhaps, we should be. The onset of puberty varies during these years – anywhere from age 10 to age 15 (p. 16). Additiona...

          Tags: ed523, readingresponse#2, middle school

          • Lorna McKenzie

            Reading Response #1

            The most salient part of the chapter discusses the need for the middle school teacher to be familiar with early adolescent development, and that, perhaps, should be a driving factor in in effective instruction.  More often than not, teachers are driven by getting through the curriculum (ofte...

            Tags: ed523, Reading Response 1, Middle School, readingresponse#1