As a life-long middle school advocate, I have always known and valued my students as their teacher and school leader, but recently I became a middle school mom. As a parent, many of my beliefs about doing what is right for middle school children have been affirmed, and I have gained wisdom by seeing the situation from a parent's perspectives. Here are some of the lessons learned or affirmed by a middle school mom.
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Cassada, Kate M. "Things Learned - or Affirmed - as a Middle School Mom." AMLE Magazine, October 2016. http://www.amle.org/BrowsebyTopic/WhatsNew/WNDet.aspx?ArtMID=888&ArticleID=717.
Cassada, Kate M., "Things Learned - or Affirmed - as a Middle School Mom" (2016). School of Professional and Continuing Studies Faculty Publications. 69.