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This series of podcast programs provides the independent learner — at home or at school — with the opportunity to learn good basic organizational skills and strategies for success in middle school. In ten lessons that interact with "The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!" textbook, students are entertained and educated as they follow along with the chronically disorganized kids of U.B. Smart Middle School. The podcasts are also a great way to supplement your school's in-class SOS instruction.

The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World! Susan Mulcaire

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    • 4.1, 17 Ratings

This series of podcast programs provides the independent learner — at home or at school — with the opportunity to learn good basic organizational skills and strategies for success in middle school. In ten lessons that interact with "The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!" textbook, students are entertained and educated as they follow along with the chronically disorganized kids of U.B. Smart Middle School. The podcasts are also a great way to supplement your school's in-class SOS instruction.

    Lesson 10: "Levels, Challenges and Cheats. Guru Bob Explains It All"

    Lesson 10: "Levels, Challenges and Cheats. Guru Bob Explains It All"

    In the final podcast of the S.O.S. podcast series, the U.B. Smart Middle School students race up Motivation Mountain where they learn grade and activity goal setting, along with other strategies for ruling their middle school world!

    • 27 min
    Lesson 9: "What's Stalking Sara?"

    Lesson 9: "What's Stalking Sara?"

    Scattered Sara has been acting a little odd -- she thinks she's being followed. In this podcast, Sara realizes that her social studies project is sneaking up on her! It's due in two days, and she hasn't done any of the work! Homework detective Ace Bandich helps Sara solve The Case of the Sneaky Social Studies Project, by showing her how to successfully manage a long term project. Based on Tween Publishing's organizational skills workbook The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!

    • 25 min
    Lesson 8: "Perfect Polly Goes Totally Mental"

    Lesson 8: "Perfect Polly Goes Totally Mental"

    Books, homework, permission slips, lunch… Perfect Polly is totally dependent on her mom to remind her of what she needs to bring to school every day. In this podcast, Polly learns how to use her amazing mental powers to remember, on her own, everything she needs to bring to school every day. Based on Tween Publishing's organizational skills workbook The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!

    • 25 min
    Lesson 7: "The Rubric Road Trip"

    Lesson 7: "The Rubric Road Trip"

    Jamal receives low scores on his Health class project because he didn't use the rubric correctly. In this podcast, Jamal, Larry, Polly, Chris and Sara take a Rubric Road Trip to learn the rules of rubric road! Based on Tween Publishing's organizational skills workbook The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!

    • 25 min
    Lesson 6: "Due Dates, Deadlines & Directions: Polly Takes To Do Notes"

    Lesson 6: "Due Dates, Deadlines & Directions: Polly Takes To Do Notes"

    Perfect Polly did well on tests and quizzes, and expects a good grade in her history class. But, when her report card arrives, she is shocked to discover that her failure to follow directions, and missed due dates and deadlines, doomed her grade. Polly learns about grade averaging, and why it's important to take notes on due dates, deadlines and directions. Based on Tween Publishing's organizational skills workbook The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!

    • 25 min
    Lesson 5: "Jamal Has a Bad Dream"

    Lesson 5: "Jamal Has a Bad Dream"

    Jamal is troubled when he dreams he is a middle school teacher. He soon realizes that his dream isn't about being a teacher, it's about being a responsible middle school student – being prepared, persistent and polite. U.B. Smart Middle School students call into the "Responsible Student Hotline", for advice about responsibility dilemmas. Based on Tween Publishing's organizational skills workbook The Middle School Student's Guide to Ruling the World!

    • 30 min

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