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1994

Bridgewater State University

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Caught In The Middle: The Challenge Of Middle Level Education, Charles C. Robinson Dec 1994

Caught In The Middle: The Challenge Of Middle Level Education, Charles C. Robinson

Bridgewater Review

There is widespread evidence that a mismatch exists between what middle level schools offer and what 10 to 14 year olds need. More and more of these “early adolescents” are experimenting with drugs and alcohol, becoming pregnant, and dropping out. These issues and the increased incidents of violence at this age cause many parents to view with anxiety their children's transition from the relatively safe elementary school to the unknown, often maligned middle or junior high school. Prospective teachers most often choose not to work in the middle grades because they don’t think they can work with “those ...


The Changing College Classroom: A View From Cart, Glenn Pavlicek, Sandra Faiman-Silva, Maxine Rawlins, Shu-Chen Tu Jan 1994

The Changing College Classroom: A View From Cart, Glenn Pavlicek, Sandra Faiman-Silva, Maxine Rawlins, Shu-Chen Tu

Bridgewater Review

Higher education, like many institutions in the United States, is undergoing profound change. At Bridgewater, faculty members are increasingly becoming aware that societal issues, computerization and the demands of a highly competitive economy require a reevaluation of the classroom and the process of learning. At a conference sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching in May, four Bridgewater faculty members and a librarian joined in a panel discussion to offer their perspectives on “the changing college classroom.”