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Author Hunt, Gilbert.

Title The modern middle school [electronic resource] : addressing standards and student needs / by Gilbert H. Hunt, Dennis G. Wiseman, Sandra Pope Bowden.

Imprint Springfield, Ill. : C.C. Thomas Publisher, ©2003.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (x, 246 pages)
Note Revised edition of: The middle level teachers' handbook. c1998.
Summary Middle school educators are facing many challenges in today's educational and political environment due to the focus on excellence as measured by achievement tests. It is the purpose of this book to provide a discussion of how middle schools can provide a strong standards-based academic program while, at the same time, remaining focused on the student-centered principles upon which the middle school experience should be based. The text is intended to aid readers in the development of the teaching philosophies, behaviors, and skills relevant to effective instruction in the unique middle school.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Origins and Essential Elements of Middle Level Schools -- Ch. 2. Essential Characteristics of Middle Level Teachers -- Ch. 3. The Middle School Student -- Ch. 4. Creating a Positive Middle School Climate -- Ch. 5. Developing Appropriate Curriculum -- Ch. 6. Providing Developmentally Appropriate Instruction -- Ch. 7. Assessing and Reporting Progress -- Ch. 8. The American Middle School: A View to the Future.
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Subject Middle school teachers -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Middle schools -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Middle school teaching -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Electronic books -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Wiseman, Dennis.
Bowden, Sandra, 1945-
Other Form: Print version: Hunt, Gilbert. Modern middle school. Springfield, Ill. : C.C. Thomas Publisher, ©2003 9780398074388 (OCoLC)52214831
ISBN 9780398084349 (electronic bk.)
0398084343 (electronic bk.)