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 LappSan Diego State University
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Theme: Narration, Persuasion, Argumentation: Teaching Writing with Purpose
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"We believe it is important that we all repave the roads of literacy education to help our students see the value and purpose in real writing. . . . We must provide roads for students to travel that will help them find real purpose in reaching their destinations."
—Lori Czop Assaf and Joël Johnson, p. 33"
Theme: Feed-Forward: Linking Instruction with Assessment
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