The Randolph Journey

The Case for Diversity in Middle School

The most fundamental challenge that middle school students face is that of defining and understanding their own identities. These are critical years for figuring out who ...
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Fall Break Reading Ideas for Your Middle School Student

  • Kelly Kessler
  • 28.09.2017
  • books
Fall break is just around the corner and it’s a great time for your child to get in some extra reading. With that in mind, I’ve put together a list of books that come ...
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Why the Middle Years are so Important

Early in my career, a 6th grade student of mine said, with some consternation, “Why are my friends like different people every day?”   I recall it so clearly because it ...
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The demise of the demerit

“I don’t want to get them in trouble, but…” As an educator, I have heard this line hundreds of time from parents and students, even other teachers. It reflects a genuine ...
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