Middle Grades Spotlight is a best practice periodical for educators produced by the Middle Grades Improvement Office, California Department of Education. The primary intent of the periodical is to illuminate the recommendations in Taking Center Stage: A Commitment to Standards-Based Education for California's Middle Grade Students. The objective is to highlight issues, research, and resources pertinent to middle grades; focus on best practices and strategies of middle schools; and showcase schools that are working toward a center stage position as high performers.
Spring 2007 (Posted 16-Feb-2007; DOC; 858KB; 22pp.)
- Civic Literacy and the Civic Mission of Schools
- Highlighted Middle Schools: Louis Pasteur, San Lorenzo Valley, Zane
- Is Your School Library Relevant to Twenty-First Century Learning?
- The Relevance of Counseling in Middle School