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, open access 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 8, Issue 1 (2022)



The Importance of Relationships in Middle Grades Education: Editorial Remarks
James F. Nagle, Saint Michael's College and Penny A. Bishop, University of Vermont



#MeToo and the Middle Level
Nicole Hesson, York College of Pennsylvania



Mathematics Mobility in the Middle Grades: Tracking the Odds of Completing Calculus
Kristian Edosomwan, Texas A&M University; Jamaal Young, Texas A&M University; Jemimah Young, Texas A&M University; and Alana Tholen, University of Iowa


Creating Brave & Productive Learning Environments for Young Adolescents: Parents’ Perspectives of Teacher-Parent and Teacher-Student Relationships
Leslie Rogers, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and Dan Hyson, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Practitioner Perspective


Including Students in Anti-Bias and Anti-Racism Work
Nicole M. Thompson, Browns River Middle School