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Simple Tips for a Kinder Middle School Culture

By Naomi Drew, M.A., and Christa M. Tinari, M.A., coauthors of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying Kids thrive in an atmosphere of kindness. They blossom, do better in … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Parents of Students Transitioning to Middle School

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. For those of us on summer break, the end of July signals that our days of summertime frolicking are quickly coming to … Continue reading

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Writing from—and to—the Heart: Middle School Writing that Matters

By Jim Delisle Ph.D., coauthor of Building Strong Writers in Middle School As students transition from their early years of schooling to young adolescence, a rush of new emotions and thoughts leads many of them into a period of exploration and … Continue reading

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Strategies for Successful Co-Teaching

By Kelli J. Esteves, Ed.D., and Elizabeth Whitten, Ph.D., coauthors of RTI in Middle School Classrooms: Proven Tools and Strategies We asked middle school teachers to share the questions and concerns they have about co-teaching in schools that have implemented … Continue reading

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School Counselors: Engage Parents with a Family Check-Up

By Laurel Lisovskis, BSW Part 6 in our Share the Wealth series. Click to read other Share the Wealth posts. Looking for a way to gently guide parents who want to play a bigger role in their child’s academic experience … Continue reading

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