Understanding the middle-school mind

10/25/2013 | Edutopia.org

Middle-grades teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron in this blog post shares an excerpt from her book, in which she describes how the mind of a middle-school student works. She writes that to successfully reach middle-school students, teachers should consider both the stage of brain development and the topics that students are most interested in at that age -- primarily themselves.

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