Four principles of true engagement in middle school ELA webinar series

How can you engage middle school students in ELA—for real? Amplify ELA’s webinar series answers that all-important question, revealing four key actionable principles for creating confident, active learners ready to meet key developmental needs. Check out our recordings of “Four principles of true engagement in middle school ELA,” hosted by Deb Sabin, Chief Academic Officer for Amplify ELA, and the ELA Curriculum team.


1. Principles of true engagement in middle school ELA
In this overview webinar, Larry Berger, CEO of Amplify, joins Deb Sabin to share the four principles that deliver deep engagement in middle school ELA.

2. Empower students to become critical thinkers
Learn strategies for supporting and encouraging a culture of original thinking in your classroom.

3. Provide opportunities and supports for all students to work “up”
Learn differentiation strategies that drive learning and maximize growth for students of all levels.

4. Support feedback systems that develop strengths
Learn how to provide timely and actionable feedback that helps develop student strengths.

About Amplify ELA:

Amplify ELA is a blended curriculum designed specifically for grades 6–8. With Amplify ELA, students learn to tackle any complex text and make observations, grapple with interesting ideas, and find relevance for themselves. Built specifically for middle school, Amplify ELA is an interactive core curriculum that brings complex texts to life. Amplify ELA inspires students to read more deeply, write more vividly, and think more critically. With text always at the center, students are encouraged to make meaning for themselves. They develop ideas and opinions on real-world, relevant texts, instead of focusing on right or wrong answers. We are the program for middle school teachers, offering rich texts that are a delight to teach, better connections with your students through powerful differentiation and assessment tools, and step-by-step instructional guides that save you time and simplify your day.

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