The end of the year is fast approaching and it can be difficult to keep students engaged. Use these fun and interesting end of the year lesson plans to keep your classes working until the last few days. #englishlanguagearts #lessonplans #endoftheyear #teachers #lessons

Stress Free End of the Year Lessons

End of the year lessons are soon going to become very important as the countdown is on and your students attentions are quickly dwindling.  The important thing is to keep them engaged in those last few weeks in purposeful learning…

9 engaging fantasy fiction book series for middle school students from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #middleschool #fantasyfiction #independentreading

9 Fantasy Fiction Series For Middle School Students

Some students love to read novels that are part of a series. Below are 9 fantasy fiction book series recommendations. Each recommendation comes with a brief summary and a link to Common Sense Media to see if the series…

15 graduation songs for your end of the year slideshow or celebration from 2 Peas and a Dog. #endoftheyear #graduation #graduationsongs

Graduation Songs for End of the Year Slideshows

Graduation songs are always difficult to find at the moment you need them for your year-end slideshows and celebrations. I have linked 22 popular graduation songs that can be used the next time you need some songs to spice…

Creating an Engaging Summer English Project

Summer reading projects are required in some schools, and they can become very onerous on the students and teachers. Today’s blog post is written by Rebecca Gettelman who is a middle and high school teacher from the Midwest. She…

Teachers love Spring Break. Read 10 reasons why this is a much loved time of year for teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #education #teacherhumor #springbreak #teachers

10 Reasons Why Teachers Love Spring Break

Spring Break is a favorite time of year for many teachers. When someone mentions the word “Spring Break” people automatically assume wild parties at the beach. For teachers this is the farest thing from their minds. On Spring Break I…

10 Ways to Create a Beautiful Classroom Space

Creating a beautiful classroom space is important because you and your students spend a lot of time in this space every day. I am in my classroom every day at the very least from 8 am to 4 pm…