I have spent most of my adult life with Middle school kids. The following article was fun to help me consider why I keep working with these kids…
Mayhem in the Middle
How middle schools have failed
America—and how to make them work
By Cheri Pierson Yecke
Foreword by Chester E. Finn, Jr.
Link to article: http://www.edexcellence.net/doc/2960_MayhemFINAL.pdf