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Title:
Middle grades education : a reference handbook
Author:
Williams-Boyd, Pat.
Publication Information:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xviii, 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781851095100
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Book

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An expert guide to the development of the middle school model as the best educational environment designed to address students' developmental and social needs as well as educational needs.

* Learning activities for all instructional strategies including differentiated instruction, inquiry-based and concept-based education, critical thinking and problem-solving strategies, the use of multiple intelligences, learning styles and cultural congruence, and cooperative learning

* Planning guides and step-by-step presentations of academic service-learning, which connects the classroom to the community


Author Notes

Pat Williams-Boyd is associate professor of education at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, and the director of Middle Vision: Center for Dynamic Middle Level Education. Her published works include ABC-CLIO's Educational Leadership: A Reference Handbook .