Citations with the tag: MIDDLE school students
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- Middle School Kids Speak Out.
// Instructor; May/Jun2008, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p50
No abstract available.
- Girl talk.
// NEA Today; Jan97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p18
Reviews the report `Girls in the Middle: Working to Succeed in Schools.' Cost of the publication.
- Girls in the middle: Working to succeed in school.
// Women's International Network News; Winter97, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p77
Focuses on the report `Girls in the Middle: Working to Succeed in School,' published by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation. Focus on the critical choices that middle school girls make in their daily lives; Factors that support the success of middle school girls.
- Transition classes keep kids on-grade.
King, Dan; Allen, Diana // Education Digest; Apr96, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p30
Presents a summary of an article entitled `Transition Classes Keep Kids On-Grade,' by Dan King and Diana Allen,' taken from the September 1995 issue of `The Executive Educator,' about the importance of transition classes for middle-school students.
- Succeed with troubled adolescents.
Dougherty, James F.; Greenspan, Norman // Education Digest; Nov96, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p45
Enumerates strategies for dealing with middle school students whose elementary career has seen significant social, emotional and learning problems. Duties of the middle-school administrators; Conducting meetings with parents and administrative team; Development of a specific plan for dealing...
Dougherty, James F.; Greenspan, Norman // Current Science; 3/6/98, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p15
Presents information on facts pertaining to science for middle school students. Reference made to the world's largest attack of hiccups; Details on giraffes who clean the inside of their ears with their tongues; Why do people have a half-monkey-like shape on their fingernails?; Conclusions reached.
- My Twentieth.
Wilson, Paige // Junior Scholastic; 5/7/2001, Vol. 103 Issue 18, p10
Focuses on experiences of a middle school student born with a form of arthrogryposis.
- A `fiver' for a book.
Swiderek, Bobbi // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Sep95, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p84
Asserts that teachers must not only allow middle school students to read, but sometimes must entice them to read. Ways of motivating students to read; Reading in the class; Luring students with swear words; Luring them with the forbidden.
- A catalog of creative inquiry projects guaranteed to motivate at the middle.
Johnson-Kuby, Sue Ann; Katz, Claudia Anne // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p312
Describes a catalog of inquiry projects for middle school students. Reflection of the author's life in the book; Basis of historical fiction on real events; Investigation of a scientific concept; Research on a possible career.
- Dressed for success?
Perillo, Jennifer // Scholastic Choices; Sep95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the implementation of a school uniform policy for students of Will Rogers Middle School, Bayside Academy, Long Beach, California. Description of uniform; Administrators' decision that uniforms may help boost school performance and thwart gang violence; Opposition to school uniform...
- Reading resistance in middle school: What can be done?
Baker, Marianne I. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Feb2002, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p364
Focuses on the issue of reading resistance among U.S. middle school students, from the point of view of a boy of Caucasian and African American descent. Topics read for school; View on people who read a lot; Best books he has ever read; Comment on whether the book selections are culturally...
- Humor: A saving grace.
Mann, Thomasina // Teaching Pre K-8; Oct98, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p22
Highlights the significance of humor in teaching middle school children in the United States. How do middle school students use paper clips; Appropriate reaction of a teacher on leaping objects in a classroom courtesy by the student.
- Saying No to Sex.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 02/07/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p10
Reports on the knowledge of middle school students about sex in Oregon.
- MMS girls run at Rice track meet.
Portner, Jessica // Malakoff News (TX); 3/7/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 10, p1B
The article reports on the Rice track relays participated by the Malakoff Middle School girls track team in Texas.
- Dahlstrom kids are voracious readers.
Portner, Jessica // Free Press (Buda, TX); 6/11/2008, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p4C
The article reports on the interest of Dahlstrom Middle School students in reading in Texas.
- GT nominations sought.
Portner, Jessica // Malakoff News (TX); 3/2/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p1A
The article states that parents and community members may nominate middle school students of Malakoff, Texas to be screened for the 2007- 2008 Gifted and Talented program.
- Malakoff Middle School Honor Rolls.
Portner, Jessica // Malakoff News (TX); 3/2/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p6A
The article presents the names of students of 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade selected for 'A' and 'A-B' honor rolls at Malakoff Middle School are presented.
- Exploring the Bermuda Triangle.
Portner, Jessica // Malakoff News (TX); 3/2/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p18A
A photograph of the Malakoff Middle School teacher Janice McKenzie's sixth grade English students of Malakoff, Texas, who wrote reports about the Bermuda Triangle as part of preparations for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test is presented.
- Guess the 1963 Tatum Jr. High Sixth Grader.
Portner, Jessica // Trammel Trace Tribune (Tatum, TX); 6/26/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p2
A photograph of a 1963 Tatum Jr. High sixth grader is presented.
Portner, Jessica // Edgewood Enterprise (TX); 9/14/2006, Vol. 99 Issue 37, p2
A photograph of the building of flute by sixth grade beginning band students with the assistance of band director Bennett Potter of the Edgewood Middle School in Texas is presented.
- Internet connections.
Lindroth, Linda K. // Teaching Pre K-8; Mar96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p58
Presents information on sites on the Internet that feature various subject areas of interest to middle school teachers in the United States. Includes art education; Resources for music education; Visual art; Writing techniques.
- New Test Shows Many in Ariz. Not On Track for College.
Lindroth, Linda K. // Community College Week; 9/19/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p11
The article reports that the results of the American College Testing (ACT) Explore exam showed that several middle school students in Arizona are not prepared for a four-year college education.
- Early Adopters.
GLASSBERG, BROOKE KOSOFSKY // O, The Oprah Magazine; Jun2011, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p40
The article offers information on the program called Unleashed in which middle school girl students of New York City are taught about dog welfare such as finding homes for them and raising funds.
- Squirrel shooter puts Wallace on lockdown.
GLASSBERG, BROOKE KOSOFSKY // Free Press (Buda, TX); 4/ 4/2012, Vol. 109 Issue 52, p2A
The article reports that the Wallace Middle School students in Kyle, Texas were placed on lockdown when an employee saw a man with a pellet gun who was then trying to shoot a squirrel on his property.
- Haskell students travel to Bob's.
GLASSBERG, BROOKE KOSOFSKY // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX); 12/6/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p2
A photograph of Haskell eighth grade students during their digital photography tour at Bob's is presented.
- Academic contenders emerge.
Cullen, Jim // Free Press (Buda, TX); 12/29/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 38, p3B
The article focuses on the annual University Interscholastic League Academic District Middle School Meet, in which Conroe Independent School District (CISD) middle school students in Buda, Texas compete, wherein the Dahlstrom Middle School Mustangs won the overall meet trophy.
- GT nominations sought.
Cullen, Jim // Malakoff News (TX); 3/23/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p1A
The article announces the March 23, 2007 deadline for nominating Malakoff Middle School students in Texas to be screened for the 2007-2008 Gifted and Talented program.
- THE FOODCORPS CHRONICLE.
Holland, Kimberly // Cooking Light; Apr2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p42
The article looks at how Jackie Billhymer, a volunteer for the nonprofit organization FoodCorps, worked with middle school students in Arkansas to farm chickens, which not only provided eggs for the cafeteria and fertilizer for the grounds but also helped the students break down social barriers.
- Up In Smoke.
Hampton, Laura // Jacksonville Magazine; Jun2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p36
The article presents a study which reveals that 11% high school students and 4% of middle school students in Florida have tried hookah smoking.
- 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Honorees.
Hampton, Laura // Leadership for Student Activities; May2012, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the availability of applications for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in the U.S., recognizing high and middle school students who serve their communities.
- `Girls in the middle'.
Harris, Julie Gerrard // Off Our Backs; Oct96, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p4
Focuses on the report `Girls in the Middle: Working to Succeed in School.' Focus on gender inequality and reform in American Schools; Exploration of the three strategies used by girls in middle schools; Stress on the use of combination of the strategies; Girl's need for constant encouragement...
- Writing a wrong.
McGarvey, Jack // Teacher Magazine; Oct97, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p52
Opinion. Discusses the frustration felt by sixth graders at Westport, Connecticut middle school in using pencils during the state-mandated standardized examinations. Failure by the state to recognize students use of computers to compose; Testmakers' adherence to handwritten tests; Preference...
- A Microcomputer Beliefs Inventory for middle school students: Scale development and validation.
Riggs, Iris M.; Enochs, Larry G. // Journal of Research on Computing in Education; Spring93, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p383
Presents the development and validation of the Microcomputer Beliefs Inventory (MBI) to measure the self-efficacy and outcome expectancy beliefs of middle school students toward computers. Use of the General Attitudes Toward Computers (GATC) and the ESTES Attitude Toward Science scales to...
- BMS Bullpups ground the Eagles.
Riggs, Iris M.; Enochs, Larry G. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas); 1/25/2012, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p10B
The article offers information on the results of bullpup competitions in Burnet Middle School (BMS) in Burnet, Texas for seventh-grade B, seventh-grade A, and eight-grade B.
Riggs, Iris M.; Enochs, Larry G. // Youth Studies Australia; Jun1996, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p58
Presents an abstract of the study `Predictors of middle school students' use of self-handicapping strategies,' by C. Midgley and T. Urdan and published in the 15th volume of the 1995 issue of the `Journal of Early Adolescence.'
- January Warm-ups.
Broderick, Patricia; Raymond, Allen // Teaching Pre K-8; Jan2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p65
Evaluates the Study Smart organizer for middle school students. Features of the organizer; Information on its binding and writing spaces; Price of the product.
- Cyberbullying - where does it end?
HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 9/26/2012, Vol. 110 Issue 26, p3B
The article informs about the increasing threats to middle school students regarding the cyberbullying in the U.S.
- Commonly reported problems in middle-school children.
Vara, Vidyavathi; Kelly, I.W. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun94, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1283
Investigates the relationship between common problems and gender for middle-school children in Saskatchewan. Participation of 139 students who were asked to describe in writing a problem that has bothered them during the previous month; Order of reported problems for boys and girls in terms of...
- Middle school helps less fortunate.
Vara, Vidyavathi; Kelly, I.W. // Wentzville Journal; 12/26/2012, Vol. 50 Issue 52, pA4
The article focuses on students at Wenztville Middle School in St. Charles County, Missouri and Care Club volunteers who assisted in distributing donated clothing and personal items to residents of the Salvation Army Harbor Light homeless shelter in St. Louis on December 7, 2012.
- History raises funds for charity.
Vara, Vidyavathi; Kelly, I.W. // Wentzville Journal; 12/26/2012, Vol. 50 Issue 52, pA4
The article focuses on grade five students at Emge Elementary School in O'Fallon, St. Charles County, Missouri who dressed as historical figures for the school's Living History Museum on November 15, 2012 to raise funds for the charity Ronald McDonald House.
- District middle schools audition in local solo and ensemble contest.
Vara, Vidyavathi; Kelly, I.W. // Free Press (Buda, TX); 12/17/2008, Vol. 105 Issue 37, p3B
The article reports that Chapa Middle School for Solo and Ensemble auditions were participated by Hays Consolidated Independent School District middle school (MS) bands, including Chapa MS, Dahlstrom MS, and Barton MS.
- Challenges and Prizes for Middle School Students.
Vara, Vidyavathi; Kelly, I.W. // NSTA Express; 12/6/2010, p2
The article offers information regarding a web-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competition Ecybermission sponsored by the U.S. Army for middle school students in which they can participate and win prizes.
- New York Finds Waste Tactics in Minds of Babes.
O'Connell, Kim A. // Waste Age; Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p24
Discusses the proposals of middle-school students for the redevelopment of the Fresh Kills landfill in Staten Island, New York. Details of the preparations of the students for their designs and solutions to the Fresh Kills landfill; Information on the proposal of student Angelina Ngo;...
- Middle school starts college readiness program.
Watt, Katherine // Inside Tucson Business; 02/12/2001, Vol. 10 Issue 47, p11
Focuses on the Dreams Come True program, a college readiness program for sixth- and seventh-graders in Arizona that planners hope will nurture students' ambition and someday bring their talents to the community. Sources of program funding; Design of a college readiness course covering basic...
- The vocational interests of Hispanic, African American, and white middle school students.
Davison Aviles, Robert M.; Spokane, Arnold R. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Oct99, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p138
Discusses the vocational interests of Hispanic, African American, and White middle school students. Ethnicity effects on General Occupational Themes; Academic comfort and introversion/extroversion; Comparisons among ethnic groups.
- Future of Nocca's old home, middle school uncertain.
Kamerick, Megan // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/31/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p17
Features Nocca/Riverfront as the future home of the middle school Nocca Academy in New Orleans, Louisiana. History of Nocca/Riverfront; Transfer on the control of Nocca/Riverfront to the state; Assessment on the establishment of an academy for middle school students.
- A comparison of time in the training zone from two independent studies involving middle school...
Strand, Brad; Reeder, Steve // Physical Educator; Early Winter93, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p180
Compares the results of two independent studies of time spent in the training zone for middle school physical education students. Subjects' wearing of a Polar Vantage XL wireless heart rate monitor (HRM); Pre-selection and pre-programming of a training zone on HRM.
- Career needs of Chinese middle school students and implications for school guidance in the...
France, M. Honore; Jin, Yiming // Career Development Quarterly; Dec91, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p155
Examines the results of a career needs assessment of Chinese middle school children, their parents, and teachers by juxtaposing them with a Canadian sample. Reform in the Chinese educational system; Efforts by researchers to develop career guidance materials; Students' preferred occupations.
- Broadening career horizons for students in at-risk environments.
O'Brien, Karen M.; Dukstein, Rebecca D. // Career Development Quarterly; Mar1999, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p215
Discusses a career intervention program called Career Horizons Program which involved seventh grade students who were at-risk for vocational underachievement. Students' enhanced confidence in performing tasks related to investigating, selecting and implementing a career choice; Suggestions on...
- Scuba-dive into reading.
Salembier, George B.; Cheng, Lia Cravedi // Teaching Exceptional Children; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p68
Describes SCUBA-D which is a strategy used for the improvement of word recognition skills for middle school students with or without learning disabilities. Information on six cues for students to use when having word recognition problems; Discussion on guidelines for the usage of SCUBA-D;...