Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education
The This We Believe Book Study
July 27, 29 and August 3, 5
7:00 – 8:15 PM EDT
$25.00, includes the book - The Successful Middle School: This We Believe
$10.00 If You already have the book
This is the fee for the combined four sessions.
This four-part series will provide participants with an opportunity to examine the key concepts of “The Successful Middle School: This We Believe.”. Participants will be provided with activities and templates to use for professional development sessions in their schools.
Part One focuses on the importance of middle level education and how the developmental characteristics of young adolescents impact. Instructional design and delivery.
Part Two examines the characteristics of culture and community emphasizing g the need to create and sustain a positive culture and forge partnerships with stakeholders in the community.
Part Three explores curriculum, instruction, and assessment. We will look at ways to engage students in lessons , alternative forms of assessment and creating interdisciplinary units,
Part Four centers on leadership and organization. We will look at creating the mission and vision for the school, teaming and scheduling.
Throughout the sessions, participants will collaborate in breakout rooms, participate in polls, and have an opportunity to interact with the presenters.
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