Denise Munoz Bennett

The Junior High and Middle School Models in America

Junior high schools were established in 1909, as a transition point for students between elementary and high school. Junior highs were established primarily to track student academic progress, enabling administrators to either send students to high school for two specific and primary purposes – either to pursue academic subjects for those deemed college-bound, or to …

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Promoting Critical Thinking in the Classroom

Researching a couple of articles on the internet, I found that not only are critical thinking skills recommended by every educational entity and scholar, but that there are tried and tested means to accomplish this for students at a tender age. One article in defining what comprised critical thinking in the classroom, suggested that it …

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