October 27th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Role-Play—Ethics

Middle School Resource Role-Play—Ethics In this activity, students will understand how attitudes and choices affect success at school and at the workplace. They will: Role-play various situations that involve ethical decisions or actions. Cheating on a test Taking credit for another’s work Gossiping about fellow students Forging a parent’s signature Staying homesick when you’re not […]

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May 26th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Word Choice in Writing by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Word Choice in Writing by ECSDM The purpose of this lesson is to help students choose better words when they are writing dialogue. I introduce this lesson in writing remediation lab after the Language Arts teacher has presented this skill to the entire class. Students have a tendency to overuse the word […]

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February 6th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Be an Entrepreneur

Start Your Own Business Students examine characteristics of successful entrepreneurial enterprises and begin their own school business. Students brainstorm businesses they could begin as a class, identifying those that would most likely be successful. Students work with a business mentor to determine the various departments (or jobs) that will be necessary for the business to […]

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