Middle Grades Research Journal

Volume 6 #1, 2011

Preface, David L. Hough 1. Homework Purpose Scale for Middle School Students: A Validation Study, Jianzhong Xu 2. Interplay Among School Climate, Gender, Attitude Toward Mathematics, and Mathematics Performance of Middle School Students, Namok Choi and Mido Chang 3. Comparing U.S. and Japanese Inquiry-Based Science Practices in Middle Schools, Sachiko Tosa 4. Talk in the Classroom: Meeting the Developmental, Academic, and Cultural Needs of Middle School Students, Penny B. Howell, Shelley Thomas, and Yuliya Ardasheva