Middle Grades Review Call for Manuscripts

Middle Grades Review Call for Manuscripts

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Call for Manuscripts: Middle Grades Review
Issue 3(3): General Issue
Submission Date: October 15, 2017
Publication Date: December, 2017

About Middle Grades Review

Middle Grades Review  provides a provocative forum for debate within the fields of middle grades education and early adolescence. Inviting a critical perspective, the Review is a peer-reviewed, open-source, indexed venue for scholars and practitioners who wish to broaden the discourse of middle grades education by challenging conventional wisdom. In this general issue, the Review seeks pieces that explore the three key themes of democratic education, innovation, and social justice, in relation to early adolescence and/or middle grades education.

Types of Submission

1. Essays pose opinion, positing or discussing theory, and/or offering critique (under 3000 words, excluding references).

2. Research and Inquiry are reports of original research that represent any paradigm or methodology. The Review prioritizes inquiry that involves middle grades students in at least one of the following ways: as participants, consultants or co-researchers (under 7500 words, excluding references).

3. Practitioner Perspectives are accounts of teacher and/or student practice (under 3000 words, excluding references).

4. Responses are brief responses to previous articles in any of the above three categories. Responses should stimulate debate in the middle grades community by extending the original manuscript’s content, or by presenting an opposing interpretation or perspective (under 2000 words, excluding references).

Manuscripts can be submitted online here or at http://scholarworks.uvm.edu/mgreview