ERIC Number: ED387262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: 0
High Strides (The Bimonthly Report on Urban Middle Grades). September 1994-June 1995.
Holland, Holly E.
High Strides, v7 n1-5 Sep/Oct 1994-May/Jun 1995
This document, comprised of five issues of a newsletter published by the National Middle School Association, focuses on teaching concerns and practice in urban middle grades. Regular features of issues include an editorial section, a resources column, a "News to Use" section, and feature articles. The following are some articles presented in the issues: (1) "The Joy of Cooking: It's Time To Reread the Ingredients for School Change" (Holly Holland); (2) "Teacher Education Misses the Middle: Few Colleges Prepare Teachers To Lead Middle School Classrooms" (Phillip Walzer); (3) "This Does Not Compute! Urban Schools Lose Speed in the Technology Race" (Bill Zlatos); (4) "Setting Standards for Excellence: Math Goals Help Teachers Aim Higher" (Linda Jacobson); and (5) "Charting Its Own Future: Oakland's Jingletown Middle School Joins Charter Crusade" (David Livingstone Fore). (BGC).
Descriptors: Change Agents, Educational Change, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Teacher Education, Urban Education, Urban Environment, Urban Schools, Urban Teaching
National Middle School Association, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081, phone: 800-528-6672 ($4 per issue; 1-year subscription, $15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Middle School Association, Columbus, OH.