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Information about assessment & evaluation (marking/grading) practices.

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…

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…

Help students gain authentic learning experiences by designing their own assessments. Learn more about student designed assessments from 2 Peas and a Dog. #studentlearning #classroommanagement #studentlearning #projects #projectbasedlearning

Student Designed Assessments

Student designed assessments is a hot topic in today’s education system. Classroom teacher and illustrator extraordinaire David Rickert is guest posting on the 2 Peas and a Dog blog to discuss this important topic. My most memorable class in…

Measuring Student Learning Tips for Teachers

Providing students timely and accurate feedback on their learning is one of the most important parts of teaching. Learn more about assessment, evaluation and measuring student learning. In this #2ndaryELA Twitter chat recap, teachers share common assessments they use,…

Grading Policies and Tips in the English Language Arts Classroom

If you ask any English Language Arts teacher they will tell you that grading/marking is the most time-consuming part of their job. During this week’s Twitter Chat, teachers shared their best advice for balancing the marking load as well…

How To Write Long Range Plans

Long Range Plans sometimes called Scope and Sequence are important for digging deeper into the curriculum (standards), and to ensure you cover all the required material before the end of the year. Here is my process for creating long…