Middle Grades Research Journal

Volume 10 #3, 2015

Preface, Frances R. Spielhagen. Exploring 8th Grade Minority and Female Students’ Statistical Literacy Skills using TIMSS: Do Differences Exist? Jamie D. Mills. Strengthening Academic Vocabulary with Word Generation® Helps Sixth Grade Students Improve Reading Comprehension, Kouider Mokhtari & Justin Velten. Scaffolding the Persuasive Writing of Middle School Students, Joseph R. Boyle & Annemarie H. Hindman. Middle Grades Teachers' Use of Motivational Practices to Support Their Visions and Identities as Middle Grades Educators, Amanda Wall & Samuel D. Miller. Examining cognitive predictors of academic cheating among urban middle school students: The role of home school dissonance, Kenneth M. Tyler.