Turning Points in Middle Schools: Strategic Transitions for Educators

Turning Points in Middle Schools: Strategic Transitions for Educators

by Mary Gallagher-Polite, Lela DeToye, John Fritsche, Nanci Grandone, Charlotte Keefe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803962959

ISBN-13: 9780803962958

Pub. Date: 04/24/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

To illustrate the stress that schools face during transition from being a junior high school, this book uses a series of stories from the fictional Dewey Middle School. Among the themes addressed are: physical, social-emotional and intellectual characteristics of early adolescents; advisory periods and affective education; interdisciplinary and team teaching;

Overview

To illustrate the stress that schools face during transition from being a junior high school, this book uses a series of stories from the fictional Dewey Middle School. Among the themes addressed are: physical, social-emotional and intellectual characteristics of early adolescents; advisory periods and affective education; interdisciplinary and team teaching; length of instructional blocks; assessment strategies; and instructional strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803962958
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/24/1996
Series:
Middle School Administration Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Meeting the Dewey Community
Embracing the Middle School Way
Designing the Middle School Curriculum
Teaching and Learning in Middle School
Facing Challenges from the Outside
Looking Forward

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