ERIC Number: ED402063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-May
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Middle Level Education: An Annotated Bibliography.
Totten, Samuel; And Others
Developed as a reference tool for teachers, administrators, researchers, parents, and others interested in middle level education, this annotated bibliography of 1,757 entries focuses on practical aspects of middle level education and on research related to adolescence and middle level practices. Following an introduction and discussion of general, practical, and research issues, the 24 topic areas selected for inclusion are: (1) philosophy; (2) early adolescent development; (3) middle level programs; (4) middle level administration; (5) middle level facilities; (6) interdisciplinary team organization; (7) adviser/advisee programs; (8) core curriculum; (9) integrated curriculum; (10) behavior and classroom management; (11) exploratory and elective subjects; (12) social issues, community service, and service learning; (13) pedagogical issues and strategies; (14) educational technology; (15) special needs; (16) multicultural issues; (17) assessment; (18); achievement; (19) middle level teacher preparation; (20) middle level teacher inservice and staff development; (21) counseling; (22) health; (23) family and community; and (24) middle level resources. Included in the entries are articles, essays, newsletters, monographs, bibliographies, reports, dissertations, conference papers and proceedings, book reviews, videotapes, books, textbooks, and organizations. The majority of the annotations deal with works appearing since the 1980s, although seminal works from the 1960s onward are included. Each entry lists the full reference, an abstract or description, and an indicator specifying perceived weaknesses of the work. (KDFB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Early Adolescents, Educational Philosophy, Family School Relationship, Inservice Teacher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Multicultural Education, Organizations (Groups), Professional Development, Resource Materials, School Administration, School Community Relationship, School Health Services, School Schedules, Student Behavior, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Education, Team Teaching
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Books
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Audience: Researchers; Parents; Practitioners
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