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Kris

  • Teacher Health Tips

    Teachers need to stay healthy! We are only as good as the energy we have to give to our students. This blog post will give you tips on how to maintain…

  • Don't assume middle school students are too old for the holidays. They love celebrating different seasons! Check out these holiday lesson plans for middle school ELA. These lesson plans are engaging and focused on real academic skills that allow you to have fun and get grades at the same time from 2 Peas and a Dog. #holdiaylesons #christmaslessons #middleschoolela

    Holiday Lesson Plans for Middle School

    It can be a challenge to find age-appropriate holiday lesson plans for middle school students. Some activities I see online are not rigorous and academic-focused in nature. They are timer fillers…

  • Assessment is a critical part of any teacher’s job. Read about five different quick assessment strategies that will provide the teacher with insight into their students’ learning from 2 Peas and a Dog. #assessment #grading #middleschool

    Quick Assessment Strategies

    Using a variety of assessment strategies is an important part of any teacher’s job. They need to know if their students are understanding and retaining the lessons taught in class. As…

  • Find engaging and rigorous December lesson plans for middle school ELA in this blog post. It should not be stressful finding quality lesson plans for ELA. Check out these middle school ELA lesson plans to find quality ideas for teaching in December. #christmaslessonplans #holidayseason #middleschoolela #decemberlessonplans

    December Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    It should not be stressful finding quality December lesson plans for middle school ELA. During the run-up to the end of the calendar year it can often feel more like you…

  • Find great ideas for teaching art as well as art lesson ideas, art teaching resources, art work and supplies storage and assignments from 2 Peas and a Dog. #artlessons #lessonplans #artteacher

    Ideas for Teaching Art

    Teaching art but don’t know where to start? How about right here!  I’ve gathered together a collection of past blog posts related to art as well as my popular Art Sketchbook…