Middle School Social Studies


Middle School Social Studies

Place where middle school teachers can share lessons, questions, tools, books, or really anything. Also a place to start dialogue with high school teachers to alleviate transitional issues between middle school and high school.

Members: 96
Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2013

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Looking for American Civil War "experts" for blogging project

Help! My 8th grade Honors students are blogging about the research process and we are looking for "experts" for our students to blog with about their topics.  The "experts" can be other 8th grade…Continue

Started by Janice Haraz Nov 19, 2012.

First Week of School 13 Replies

I was just wondering what other middle school social studies teachers do the first week of school that sets the tone for the year. Other than school/class rules does anyone have any history based…Continue

Tags: getting to know you activity, first day of schools

Started by Kristi Barber. Last reply by Regina Schaffer Aug 30, 2012.

Class Competition Revisited 6 Replies

I posted a discussion last August about having a "houses" competition between classes. (which can be read here…Continue

Started by Kristi Barber. Last reply by Jason Eifling Jul 30, 2012.

Flipping a Middle School Classroom? 4 Replies

   One of the new methods for providing direct instruction to students is to do so using the power of the internet: YouTube, Vimeo, and other video streaming services. I teach 8th grade and mulled…Continue

Started by Jesse Peters. Last reply by Regina Schaffer Jul 10, 2012.

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