Everything You Wanted To Know About Classroom Libraries

Classroom libraries can either bring life or clutter to a classroom. They are an important part of any thriving classroom. Check out these classroom library resources ito help you build your dream classroom library. Topics include classroom library setup, maintenance and finding great books from 2 Peas and a Dog. #classroomlibrary #classroombooks #readinglessons

Classroom libraries can either bring life or clutter to a classroom. They are an important part of any thriving classroom. Check out the resources below to help you build your dream classroom library. It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it.

Classroom Library Setup

Creating a Dynamic Classroom Library

It can be a challenge to create a dynamic and useful middle school classroom library from scratch. Read to find out lots of great organization and book acquiring tips.

Classroom Library Makeover

Classroom libraries can always benefit from renovation. Read this informative blog post on how to renovate, and make over your classroom library on a budget.

Finding Affordable Books For Your Classroom Library

Having a well-stocked classroom library and novel set collection is essential for any English Language Arts (ELA) teacher. Schools do not always have the budget to provide these resources for their teachers, leaving many teachers to purchase these books. Read this great list of places to start your search for classroom novels.

Classroom Library Maintenance

Why Classroom Libraries Are Important

Classroom libraries are important because not all schools have a physical library space, students need frequent access to books and they provide a venue for book recommendations. Get the details on these 3 key reasons for creating and maintaining a classroom library space. Suggestions for classroom library set up, maintenance, classroom library organization and book recommendations.

5 Classroom Library Myths

Classroom libraries are very important. Read about 5 different myths that circulate about classroom libraries.

Reading Assignments

Middle and High School Classroom Organization and Setup Ideas

Are you making the most of your classroom space? A great classroom setup can inspire students and teachers alike. I’ve rounded up some of my most popular blog posts with great tips and inspiration for setting up your best…

Teaching note-taking skills is a very important skill to actively teach to our students. Learn how to teach this important skill. #notetaking #lessonplans #teachers

Teaching Note-taking Skills

Teaching note-taking skills is a very important skill to actively teach to our students. I have to imagine that I am not the only teacher to have found herself in the position of meeting students who do not know…

How to Get Started with Reader’s Workshop

Reader’s workshop is a shift in our traditional teacher mindset where everyone is reading the same thing at the same time. I do a hybrid model of reader’s workshop that mixes whole class novels with a lot of independent…

Help your middle school students find a mystery novel series they will love from 2 Peas and a Dog. #mysterynovel #middleschool #reading

10 Mystery Novels for Middle School Students

It is important that students read a variety of genres. This article will share 10 different mystery novels for middle school students are engaging and will keep them reading.  Mystery novels are very popular among middle school students. One…

We all have “those days”. The days where nothing you do is right and it seems like the walls are crashing down around you. Teaching is an exhausting profession. Read about tips for building up resilience and recovery on challenging days from 2 Peas and Dog. #teacherselfcare #teachers #teacherlife #teaching #newteachers

Building Resilience: Recovery Tips for Challenging Days

Building resilience is a key thing to learn as a teacher. Not every day is going to be Instagram perfect contrary to what you see online. We must find ways to build resilience and recover from challenging days. We…