Voices from the Middle offers articles on research and best practices in middle level reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the visual and language arts. Our mission is to be the cornerstone for the ongoing professional development of language arts educators. (Published September, December, March, and May)
Editors: Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp
San Diego State University
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"The higher the stakes associated with a given teacher-evaluation system, the greater should be a teacher’s interest in becoming a skilled user of formative assessment. This is a classic “win-win” situation."
—W. James Popham, p. 13
Expanding the Canon: Virtue or Vice?
Teaching the Language of School and Academics
Grouping in Middle School
Background Knowledge and Vocabulary
Preparing Our Students as Writers
The Faces of Intervention
Looking Back and Moving Forward
Honoring Student Voices
Talking about Talk
Young Adult Literature