Volume II: Middle School Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: A Volume in The Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education


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Edited by Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Sandra L. Stacki
Co-published by Information Age Publishing & National MIddle School Association (2002)
ISBN 1-931576-76-9

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Contents:

Preface
Vincent A. Anfara, Jr.

Introduction: Middle Level Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Steven Jay Gross

1. Curriculum Integration: Theory, Practice, and Research for a Sustainable Future
Billy O’Steen, Pru Cooper, Hiller Spires, Candy Beal, and Carol Pope

2. Exploratory Education in a Society of Knowledge and Risk
Leonard J. Waks

3. Developmental Appropriateness vs. Academic Rigor: An Untenable Dualism in Middle Level Education
Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Leonard Waks

4. Culturally Responsive Instructional Processes
Dave F. Brown

5. Every Student and Every Teacher: Crossing the Boundaries of Middle-level, TESOL, Bilingual, and Special Education
Ellen Skilton-Sylvester and Graciela Slesaransky-Poe

6. Authentic Curriculum: Strengthening Middle Level Education
Micki M. Caskey

7. The Relationship between Middle Grades Teacher Certification and Teaching Practices
Steven B. Mertens, Nancy Flowers, and Peter Mulhall

8. Character Education Infused Into Middle Level Education
Thomas F. Mandeville and Rich Radcliff

9. Reculturing Middle Schools to use Cross-Curricular Portfolios to Support Integrative Learning
Sue Thompson

10. Enabling “Algebra For All” with a Facilitated Instructional Program: A Case Study of a Talent Development Middle School
Robert Balfanz, Douglas Mac Iver, and Debbie Ryan

11. Cohorts in Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Transformational Possibilities and Complexities
Joanne Arhar and Alicia R. Crowe

Conclusion
Sandra L. Stacki