Teach well. Be happy. In this book, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, author of the popular education blog "Tweenteacher" shares ideas for teaching an age group that too often presents a challenge for educators. With sparkling humor and a unique, fundamental understanding of the middle children of education, the award-winning teacher offers tried-and-true strategies for:

  • Creating a tween-centric classroom environment
  • Building community in the middle school classroom
  • Encouraging deeper thinking and curiosity among tweens
  • Understanding and informing tweens about how they learn

Conversational and practical, this book aims to motivate and inspire middle school teachers as they work to engage their students, instruct with rigor, and improve their own experiences as Tweenteachers!

chapter 4|13 pages

Tips for Using Data Formatively

chapter 5|9 pages

Tips to Help Keep Their Time Meaningful

chapter 6|13 pages

Tips for Teaching Deeper Thinking

chapter 7|25 pages

Tips for Teaching Tweens to be Teachers

chapter 13|8 pages

Tips for Being Flexible

chapter 15|8 pages

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself