ERIC Number: ED403980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Middle Ground: News of Middle-Level Education, 1995.
Holland, Holly, Ed.
Middle Ground, Spr-Win 1995
These three 1995 newsletter issues explore concepts and problems relevant to middle-level education. The cover story for the spring issue examines new trends in educational assessment. Additional briefs in this issue discuss team teaching, school reform as a community-wide effort, and home-school collaboration. The cover article for the Fall issue explores service learning in the middle school. Additional briefs in this issue discuss the hazards of "ditto" or mimeographed worksheets; a magazine for deaf students; the link between one's name and self-esteem in middle school; and use of online computer research in the middle school. The cover article of the Winter issue discusses interdisciplinary team teaching. Additional briefs in this issue discuss National Science Education Standards, and a student-produced educational television show. Each newsletter issue also has additional sections on resources, book reviews, grant information, and learning from the experiences of veteran teachers. (HTH)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Testing, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Parent School Relationship, Professional Development, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Team Teaching
National Middle School Association, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; phone: 800-528-6672.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Middle School Association, Columbus, OH.
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