Another Middle Grades Review is Online and Available to All!

We are happy to announce that the latest issue of Middle Grades Review has been released. The journal 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. Read the latest issue here:


Educating for Equity Volume 4, Issue 3 (2018)




Educating for Equity: Editorial Remarks
Penny A. Bishop, University of Vermont and James F. Nagle, Saint Michael's College




A Critical Exploratory Analysis of Black Girls' Achievement in 8th grade U.S. History
Jemimah Lea Young, University of Iowa; Marquita D. Foster, University of North Texas; and Donna M. Druery



The Education of Escobar Cruz: Sports, Identity and Masculinity in Middle School
Eligio Martinez Jr., Claremont Graduate University



Southern Disclosure: One Southern-and-Queer Middle School Teacher’s Narrative
Jonathan M. Coker, University of South Florida and Leia K. Cain, University of South Florida



Computational Thinking Integration into Middle Grades Science Classrooms: Strategies for Meeting the Challenges
Danielle Cadieux Boulden, North Carolina State University; Eric Wiebe, North Carolina State University; Bita Akram, North Carolina State University; Osman Aksit, North Carolina State University; Philip Sheridan Buffum, North Carolina State University; Bradford Mott, North Carolina State University; Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, University of Florida; and James Lester, North Carolina State University


Practitioner Perspective


Walking the Talk: Promoting Middle School Philosophy by Embracing Student Voices
Rick Marlatt, New Mexico State University - Main Campus


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