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Transescent - The Journal of the Missouri Middle School Association
Transescent November 2000 Current Issue
November 2000


Get Recharged by Looking at Literary Workshop
     Kathy Gibson

Minimizing the Complexities and Horror of the Holocaust:
     Using Simulations in an Attempt to Convey Historical Experiences
     Samuel Totten

NMSA Conference Art Award Winner

Making the Reading Connection: Using the Reading/Writing
     Workshop in the Special Education Classroom
     Leslie Laws

Implications for Technology in the Social Studies Classroom
     Steve Hinch

Northwest Region Focus--Robidoux Middle School
     The School on the Move Academically
     Debbie Ballin

The Value of Character Education for Middle School Students
     Janice Reynolds

Seventh Graders are Showing Respect??? YOU BET!!!!
     Betty L. Browning

"Fred," the Overhead Arrowhead
     John E. Marquardt

Common Learning Difficulties and Lesson Planning
     Ellen Fennick

Writing Up Teacher Research
     David R. Goodwin

Survey of Block Scheduling in Florida Middle Schools
     Karen Castor Dentel & Paul George

Conference Focus: Roundtable Discussions
     Doris Cameron


President's Message
From the Editors
Web Review
2001 Conference Information

Submitting to The Transescent

Transescent Staff Transescent Staff
Kathy Gibson and Dr. Toni Briegel
The Transescent welcomes manuscripts describing classroom activities, curriculum ideas, or current research on middle level education. The editors are particularly interested in publishing the work of Missouri middle level teachers. We also need quality photos of your students in action, pen and ink sketches by student artists, and examples of good creative writing by middle level students. Article length should be between 500-2,000 words (2-9 pages). Double space all copy with standard margins. Follow the APA Publications Manual for style. Quality action photographs and illustrations related to your manuscript are encouraged. Please identify all people in each photo from left to right, front to back. Submit three copies of manuscript and a cover page giving author(s), professional affiliation, a brief biographical sketch, address and phone number. If possible, include a copy of the manuscript on a 3.5 disk for Macintosh format. The Transescent can only consider original work which has not been previously published. NO DOUBLE SUBMISSIONS. Manuscripts will be acknowledged upon receipt. Submit manuscripts and inquiries to:

Toni Briegel
The Transescent Co-Editor
203 Hill Hall
901 S. National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65804
E-mail: [email protected]

Missouri Middle School Association
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