Free Pizza Book Review

The novel “Free Pizza” by G.C. McRae was sent to me for review. The only compensation I received for writing this review was a copy of the novel. Summary: Brian is your average middle school kid except he has…

Teacher burnout is real and happens frequently to teachers in any year of teaching. Here is a list of home and school strategies you can try to help you avoid teacher burnout. #teachers #education #teacherburnout #healthyteachers

Strategies To Avoid Teacher Burnout

Teacher burnout is real and happens frequently to teachers in any year of teaching. It is not just a first five years phenomenon. I have definitely felt the symptoms of teacher burnout in my career, and I have seen…

Best End of the Year Teacher Resources

Finding quality end of the year teacher resources can be challenging. Has the end of the year ever snuck up on you, despite having a whole school year to prepare for it?   You’re not alone! To help you sail…

10 science fiction book series recommendations for middle school students from 2 Peas and a Dog. #sciencefiction #middleschool #reading #independentreading

10 Science Fiction Book Series For Middle School Students

Science Fiction is one of the most popular if not THE most popular genre in my middle school classroom. Students enjoy reading about life that somewhat ressembles their lives, but has a unique spin. Check out the book list…

Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. When planning out their teaching units, it is important that teachers include biographies as a non-fiction text type or as an option in a non-fiction unit. Read about 5 reasons why biographies should be taught and get some great lesson ideas from 2 Peas and a Dog. #biographies #non-fiction #lessonplans #middleschool

Why Teach Biographies?

Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. Students can get stuck in their own worlds and forget about the great things that are happening outside of their immediate community. When planning out their teaching units, it is…