Hosting a career day is a great experiential learning opportunity for your students from 2 Peas and a Dog. #careerday #experientiallearning #education

How to Host a Career Day at Your School

Planning a career day or career week is a great experience to have students think beyond the four walls of their classroom. It brings the real world into the classroom and helps students begin to think about their futures. …

Must Have Tech Tools for the Classroom

I love learning about new technology and implementing it into my daily lessons where possible. I love the Google Extension Print-Friendly PDF. It helps reduce paper usage and makes my classroom lessons Google Classroom ready. Kristy from 2 Peas…

Teachers we work way too much on grading and marking. Read these key tips for streamlining your marking load from 2 Peas and a Dog. #marking #grading #newteacher #classroommanagement

Strategies for Streamlining Assessment & Evaluation

Assessment and evaluation eats up a huge part of any teacher’s day. We are constantly monitoring our students and providing timely feedback to ensure they achieve their best. The tips below will give you some ready to use tips…

Student book clubs for students are a great addition to any English classroom or any subject area. Book clubs allow for student choice, differentiation, and many other advantages from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #books #bookclubs #lessonplans #reading #novels

5 Reasons to Use Student Book Clubs

Book clubs for students are a great addition to any English classroom (or any subject area). I try to incorporate at least 1 or 2 book club sessions with my students each year. My students like the variety of…

Don't stress about lesson planning. Use these tips and tricks to save your sanity and time from 2 Peas and a Dog. #lessonplan #lessonplans #lessonplanning #teachers

Ditch the Stress – Lesson Planning Tips for Teachers

Lesson planning is a key skill. As teachers we know that lesson planning takes up as much time as well allow. The tips below will help you develop a more efficient lesson planning system. I plan with the end…

Media literacy is a key component to a balanced literacy program. It is the ability to think critically about the media sources people interact with daily. Read my 5 top reasons why teaching media literacy is important. #medialiteracy #media #balancedliteracy #englishlanguagearts #lessonplans

Why Teach Media Literacy? A Guide For Teachers

  Media literacy is a key still students will need in life to be successful. My top priority in the classroom is helping students learning in a fun and safe environment. I love to integrate mass media sources in…