Welcome to Middle Grades Institute 2016!
Thanks for joining over 120 educators for our 23rd year of improving learning for young adolescents. This year’s theme of Flexible Pathways for Young Adolescents stems from knowing the nature and needs of this age group
and from Vermont’s recent adoption of Act 77 - creating Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs), Proficiency Based Learning and Flexible Pathways for all middle and high school students. We invite you to immerse yourself in learning through Town Meeting, Team Time, Fostering Relationships, small group discussions, one-on-one consultations, and visiting students.
This website provides the resources for our learning for this week and beyond.
Learning at MGI
To demonstrate strong middle level teaching practice, the faculty at MGI will model the educational structure, inquiry based pedagogy, and learner center instruction that we hope all middle level teachers will embrace for the 21st century.
There are three primary learning outcomes for MGI. Participants are expected to: