Classroom Management Noise Warning System

For this version of a noise-o-meter I was inspired by the commercials from when I was a kid of the emergency broadcast system. I remember waking up in the middle of the night, having fallen asleep with the TV…

Technology Themed Get To Know You Activity

This year I wanted to do a get to know you activity with my students that fit my technology themed classroom. I searched Pinterest and online blogs and could not find an idea that suited my theme.  Then a…

Middle School Classroom Reveal

I have already finished three weeks of school. I have no idea where the time has gone. I am very happy with my schedule, and all the lovely kids I get to see daily. The best thing about teaching…

Organizing Literature Circle Sets

I love back to school season because it makes me reorganize everything not only in my classroom, but I also tackle areas of my house that I feel need more TLC. Today I cleaned my closet, threw out junk…

Teacher Blogger Tip #1 Appealing Blog Design

Teacher bloggers here are a few tips to think about when designing your teacher blog. Tip #1: Have an Appealing Blog Design The first thing people see when they click on your blog is your design. If it is…

Spice Up Your Book Reports

Book reports need not be boring! Let students’ creativity shine with these creative book reports from 2 Peas and a Dog.Each month, I assign my students a genre to read, but they get to self select the book they…