We are in the process of evaluating a variety of policies as we plan for the upcoming school year. In particular, we are interested in the following areas:Student discipline - How do you communicate…Continue
Started by Ari S. Yares. Last reply by Ed Cluett May 10, 2012.
Hello, We have been talking to several middle schools in our area about revising/creating an athletic league that is a bit more stable (numbers of teams/athletes) so schedules and other details can…Continue
Started by Pete Smith. Last reply by Alex Ragone Dec 16, 2010.
Sorry, I realized I sent this as an email and really wanted to just start a discussion. Novice mistake :)Hi All,I'm a middle school robotics teacher and noticed that in the 2 years I've been teaching…Continue
Started by Andrea Meller. Last reply by Laura Blankenship Jul 27, 2010.
This Thursday we're broadcasting a talk about growing up in South Africa during the Apartheid era. Would love to have your students thoughts/comments added - either before, during, or after. The…Continue
Started by Steve Romary Mar 29, 2010.
Hi,Last year, as part of a three week session that included study skills, we began teaching sixth graders about their brains, and this year we are following up with them in seventh grade during their…Continue
Started by Laurie Bartels. Last reply by Patricia S. McRae "Trish" Mar 23, 2010.
I have been using Ning successfully in my 8th grade class. I really like the blogs and discussions. They have been able to share videos they have created as well.My problem: I would love to use Ning…Continue
Started by Jessica McMahon. Last reply by Kimberly Caise Aug 5, 2009.
We are currently debating the merits of assigning small (typically VERY small) grades to students to encourage responsibility. In particular, students are often asked to have a graded project or…Continue
Started by Lynn R. Salehi. Last reply by Lynn R. Salehi Apr 19, 2009.
I'm trying to get a sense of what other middle schools are doing (formally and informally) about educating the students about drugs and alcohol. Really wondering about everything from factual…Continue
Started by Sarah Crowley. Last reply by Joe Isola Mar 30, 2009.
We are working on figuring out how to implement a conflict resolution program to work with bullying issues in the middle school. Has anyone read the book entitled "Conflict Resolution" by Kreidler,…Continue
Started by Pascale. Last reply by Melanie Hutchinson Mar 18, 2009.
Hi. Can anyone recommend a sex ed curriculum for middle school students - preferably for boys?
Started by michelle cohen Mar 10, 2009.
Collegiate Middle School is in the process of revamping its Life Skills class. I'm working on the 'interpersonal skills' aspect of the program. Anyone out there with lesson plans/programs that might…Continue
Started by William Hill Mar 10, 2009.