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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale


Funder: Walmart Foundation-grayscale


Funder: Leon Lowenstein Foundation-grayscale

Funding for the Walmart Middle School Literacy Initiative is provided by the Walmart Foundation.

Early funding for Inspiring Middle School Literacy was provided by the Leon Lowenstein Foundation.

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These online self-paced lessons for blended learning, funded by the Walmart Foundation, are designed to enhance the literacy skills of struggling readers in grades 5–8.  Each uses videos, interactive activities, note taking, reading, and writing to present students with an engaging science, social studies, mathematics, or English language arts topic.


Each lesson addresses a range of literacy strategies, which are listed in the accompanying teacher's guide.

About Inspiring Middle School Literacy


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About Inspiring Middle School Literacy

This professional development video from WGBH shows how teachers work with their students, using the self-paced lessons from the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection, to improve content knowledge and literacy skills.

  • Grades: 5-8,13+
  • Views: 2295
  • Favorites: 115
Research Principles for Supporting Middle School Literacy


Self-Paced Lesson

Research Principles for Supporting Middle School Literacy

This self-paced lesson designed for teacher professional development introduces research principles for middle school literacy and shows them in action in the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection.

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Views: 1379
  • Favorites: 92
Using Inspiring Middle School Literacy in Afterschool Programs


Self-Paced Lesson

Using Inspiring Middle School Literacy in Afterschool Programs

This self-paced lesson designed for professionals in afterschool programs shows how to use the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection to support language instruction and engagement in learning.

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Views: 592
  • Favorites: 51
Using the Inspiring Middle School Literacy Collection


Self-Paced Lesson

Using the Inspiring Middle School Literacy Collection

This self-paced lesson designed for teacher professional development introduces teaching strategies for integrating the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection into your curriculum.

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Views: 1433
  • Favorites: 84