There are so many benefits to using the interactive notebook at the middle school level. Comprehension and retention are increased, students learn key concepts in multiple ways, and creativity and higher-level thinking are incorporated on a daily basis.
Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teacher. The Cup Challenge - teach students how to work in cooperative groups with this simple and fun challenge.
Using Math Stations in the Middle School classroom can be daunting but when you have tried and tested materials created and used by other teachers you know that they can and will work in your classroom while also engaging your students. Math may not be fu