Hi everyone, I'm a first year teacher and I tried to implement interactive notebooks into my curriculum this year (I teach 8th grade U.S. History in a highly successful charter school in Massachusetts). However, I have found that because my class periods are so short (50minutes, I'm used to 90) and because I have such big lessons, I am not finding time to dedicate to the maintenance of the notebook. That extra 5 minutes or so is very precious. Besides, the logistics of the glue sticks and the making sure the 3 ring hole punch is on the correct side of the page, I'm finding that this operation is a disaster. I'm thinking about phasing out the notebooks and trying again next year. I'm just wondering, first, if anyone else had this problem (so I don't feel crazy!) and also if anyone has any suggestions as to what I can do next time. Are Interactive Notebooks possible for the shorter class periods?