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Find great ideas for keeping students engaged in learning with puzzles and games from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Using Puzzles and Games in the Classroom to Engage Students

Using puzzles, games, breakout boxes and escape rooms have become a trend in education. We recently had a #2ndaryELA Twitter chat about using puzzles and games in the ELA classroom. Read about how these teachers are incorporating these strategies…

Creative lesson ideas for the middle and high school classroom from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Creative Lesson Ideas

New year = creative lesson ideas. I love new beginnings. I often use the weeks after a holiday break to implement new things in my classroom. It feels more natural than trying to start something in the middle of…

Engaging Students With Non-Traditional Texts

  It is important that students are given opportunities to engage with non-traditional texts like graphic and free verse novels. Teachers can also use other forms of high-interest media such as infographics, videos, and non-fiction articles. Read this Twitter…

Using stations is a fantastic way to increase engagement in the English Language Arts classroom. Get ideas on how to use and manage stations in your middle or high school ELA classroom from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Learning Stations and Centres in the English Language Classroom

Using learning stations is a fantastic way to increase engagement in the English Language Arts classroom. Students enjoy working collaboratively with their peers. Read this #2ndaryELA Twitter chat recap below to get ideas on how to use and manage…

Creative Writing Lesson Ideas

Creative writing is an important part of the writing journey. The priority in today’s education system is non-fiction and essay writing. It can be hard to remember that students enjoy the opportunity to flex their creative muscles with creative writing assignments.…