Teaching middle school

Engage and inspire your middle school students with these creative teaching strategies. Discover effective methods to make learning fun and interactive in the classroom.

Teaching middle school is like no other teaching assignment - like no other task on Earth for that matter. As a teacher, you need to be just the right mix of cool and strict - but most important, calm. You need to have a good relationship with your students overall based on mutual respect. But that's much easier said than done. Here's the thing about middle schoolers in particular: They want to look good in front of their peers. What their peers think of them is of utmost importance to them…

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Shannon Amanda

This single classroom procedure has made a HUGE difference in my experience teaching middle school. My first year teaching I didn't do this and I knew that something needed to change. I decided to put into a place a daily bellringer for every one of my classes. I am a Family Consumer Sciences teacher so I teacher 4 different classes!You can call it whatever you want to call it but I call it a bell ringer because my students are expected to be doing it as soon as the bell rings to start…

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Kelly O'Rourke
Try these 4 creative teaching ideas for middle school math task cards. These math problems make learing more fun and engaging than a traditional middle school math worksheet. Whether you teach 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, or 8th grade math, these task card ideas are a perfect fit for the classroom. Engagements, 5th Grade Maths, Math Lessons Middle School, Math Middle School, Middle School Math Worksheets, High School Math Classroom, Math Projects Middle School, Middle School Math Classroom, Middle School Math

Try these 4 creative teaching ideas for middle school math task cards. These math problems make learing more fun and engaging than a traditional middle school math worksheet. Whether you teach 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, or 8th grade math, these task card ideas are a perfect fit for the classroom.

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Elizabeth Darr
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Motivating those fun middle schoolers can be tricky, right? Here are three incentives classroom tested incentives that you can implement right away to help manage your middle school classroom and make it fun! Seriously.

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Jennifer Grimes
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Teachers are lifelong learners who are always looking for new and better ideas to help their students learn. Starting off strong is key—with engaging activities from the very first day of school. As a 7th and 8th grade teacher, I tried different approaches to the first day of school. After some trial and error, I

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Savanna Forst