The South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education (SCAMLE) Journal is an open-access, peer-reviewed publication that highlights research-based practices that improve middle schools and the learning that occurs within and outside of the classroom. Readers of this journal are generally teachers, administrators, and other educators who are interested in the issues that young adolescents ages 10-15 and educators of those individuals face. The South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education Journal is published once a year in an online format.
Call for Manuscripts (Deadline: November 30, 2022)
Classroom teachers, administrators, teacher educators, pre-service teachers, graduate students, and researchers are invited to submit manuscripts to the South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education (SCAMLE) professional journal. The SCAMLE Journal welcomes high-quality manuscripts of varying lengths that address the issues and needs of young adolescents. We accept practical, theoretical, and empirical papers, literature reviews, and book reviews specific to middle level education. We also accept creative writing and original artwork from middle level students and educators. Your manuscript must be original and must not be currently submitted for publication anywhere else.
Preparing Your Manuscript
Use the following guidelines to prepare your manuscript:
Submitting your Manuscript
Review of your Manuscript
The review process includes a preliminary evaluation by the journal editor for appropriateness, followed by a blind peer-review process with at least two reviewers from the SCAMLE Journal Editorial Review Board. Acceptance is determined by the reviewers’ recommendations and balance of topics in the annual issue. Your manuscript will be evaluated using the following criteria: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hoKGvEoC-dEEicZx1sZpGWltUZFW8Af2sHlXIIkzg7o/edit
If your manuscript is accepted, we will ask for a brief biography and photo of each author. A decision is typically rendered within 8-10 weeks from the call deadline. Please send questions about manuscript submission to the Editor, Deborah McMurtrie, at SCAMLEJournal@usca.edu or DeborahMc@usca.edu
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Past Editions:Spring 2016 Edition