Welcome to the joyful, terrifying, and, often, chaotic world of middle school! It has been said that middle school students are interested in absolutely everything … for half an hour. Other than the first three years of life, this is the grade span in which youngsters are most transformed. They enter middle school as children and leave as young adults.
The resources below will help you better understand the life of a middle school student. The videos that follow give an understanding of the basis of our shared view of grading at the middle school level.
The Middle Years Newsletter for Middle School Parents
www.amle.org Association for Middle Level Education
www.middleweb.com Teaching and Learning in Grades 4-8
Videos related to Grading and Assessment in Middle School