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Classroom Organization

Create an organized classroom space that will enable students independence and save teachers time searching for items.

Keeping the Classroom Organized

  Do you feel a constant need to keep your classroom and teaching materials organized and neat? I NEED to be organized in my classroom. If I am not I feel physically awful.  Recently, I wrote a very detailed…

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…

Tips and photos on how to organize your book clubs, literature circle or guided reading novel sets by 2 Peas and a Dog.

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…

Classroom libraries can always benefit from renovation. Read this informative blog post on how to renovate, and make over your classroom library on a budget from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Classroom Library Makeover

I have had the same classroom library organization, bin labels and bins since at least my 3rd year of teaching. I was tired of the red and blue colour scheme.  The bins were dirty from years of classroom use,…

How I Organize My Classroom

My focus this week in my classroom was organization, de-cluttering and finishing up units so we start new after March Break.  My progress was captured in the photos below. Many of my anchor charts were looking very tired as…

Got Paper? Get Goos(e) Paper

If your school is anything like mine paper is at a premium, but your students visit the lined paper box daily.  To solve this dilemma many teachers at my school have a GOOS (Good On One Side) paper box. Students know that…