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 7, Issue 1 (2021)



Teaching and Learning for Our Times, 2.0: Editorial Remarks
James F. Nagle, Saint Michael's College and Penny A. Bishop, University of Vermont



Using a Connected Learning Framework to Promote Democratic Education During a Transition to Online Learning
Abigail H. Baker, Clemson University and Jennifer L. Kassimer, University of Pittsburgh



The Transition From Intermediate School To High School: Insights From Pasifika Families
Emma Cunningham, University of Auckland and Rebecca Jesson, University of Auckland

Practitioner Perspectives


Fostering Brave Spaces for Discussions About Race
Grace I. Gilmour, University of Vermont