MiddleWeb is all about the middle grades — with a sharp focus on teaching and learning in grades 4-8. Topics range from bullying to history lesson redesigns to restoring a students' right to wonder.
Ben Johnson looks at how a middle school teacher can cope? Two tools: Distraction and Relationship.
EdQuest in Canada promotes middle school science telecollaoration, worth a look.
NSTA has a section devoted to professional development of middle school science teachers.
Medicines In My Home
The United States Food and Drug Administration in collaboration with NCPIE and Montgomery County, Maryland, have developed a middle school curriculum called Medicines in My Home--about safe use of over-the-counter medicines.
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Many Internet based projects focus on the middle school level where it is presumed that students have attained a sufficient, general skill level to engage in these projects at least semi-autonomously and the curriculum is not so rigid that interdisciplinary projects cannot be accommodated.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• Assessment of Hands-On Elementary Science Projects
• FT STEM – Building Airplanes
• Maker Movement
• Maps and Globes
• Remote-Sensing Investigations
• School Health Educators
• TED Talks Education
• Teaching Physical Science Through Children's Literature