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Middle Grades Review

Middle Grades Review provides a provocative forum for debate within the field of middle grades education. Inviting a critical perspective, the Review is a peer-reviewed, multi-media venue for scholars and practitioners who wish to broaden the discourse of middle grades education by challenging conventional wisdom. The Review seeks pieces that explore three themes: Democratic Education, Innovation, and Social Justice, in relation to middle grades education and early adolescence.

Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3 (2016)

Editorial

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The Nexus of Teacher Beliefs and Culturally Responsive Teaching: Editorial Remarks
James F. Nagle, Saint Michael's College and Penny A. Bishop, University of Vermont

Essays

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The Middle Grades Principal: A Research Agenda
Dana L. Bickmore, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Understanding the Unique Needs of Adolescent Refugee Students
Bobette Bouton, Austin Peay State University

Research

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Synthesizing Middle Grades Research on Cultural Responsiveness: The Importance of a Shared Conceptual Framework
Brianna L. Kennedy, Utrecht University; Kathleen Brinegar, Johnson State College; Ellis Hurd, Illinois State University; and Lisa Harrison, Ohio University - Main Campus

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Teaching in the Middle Grades Today: Examining Teachers’ Beliefs About Middle Grades Teaching
Mike DiCicco, Northern Kentucky University; Chris M. Cook, Appalachian State University; and Shawn A. Faulkner, Northern Kentucky University

Practitioner Perspective

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Eliminating Social Homelessness: Providing a Home to Grow
Kevin Duquette, The Pennsylvania State University; Patrick Akos, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; and Rydell Harrison, Chapel Hill- Carrboro City Schools