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April, 1998


MiddleWeb
http://www.middleweb.com/
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8

CONTENT:
MiddleWeb was created to provide resources for educators and parents interested in middle-grades reform.

AESTHETICS:
The site offers a variety of graphics and fonts. The overall layout of the site is easy to read.

ORGANIZATION:
The site plans to add a search engine. Currently the sections of the site are well-marked. Users can view the online help guide for tips to navigating the site.

REVIEW:
Education reform is a hot topic - especially middle school reform. Issues of gender, age, class size, and content are all being reviewed. Viewers interested in such ideas will find a great deal of information here. The site provides the latest news and topic discussions. The archives at the site allow access to past news pages. Users will find links to other resources, divided by topic. Educators can find information on curriculum and instruction. The authors have added an online guide called the "MiddleWeb Guide to Standards-Based Reform." There is a wealth of information for educators and parents interested in keeping abreast of the latest happenings in middle-grades reform.