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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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Theme: Background Knowledge and Vocabulary

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"When we validate [students’] own words and stories, students thrive as writers and readers by using their funds of knowledge to locate themselves in the world of writing and to give us a glimpse into their life-worlds.
—Beatrice Mendez Newman, p. 30

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