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 your physical health as well as how to…

Here is a list of personal care items that would beneficial for teachers to keep at school from 2 Peas and a Dog. #teachers #teacherlife #schoolsupplies

Personal Care Supplies Every Teacher Needs At School

When I leave for school in the morning I sometimes feel like I am packing for an expedition. I have so many bags and boxes that I bring back and forth to school. To lighten the load in your…

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 at best, that should be reserved for the…

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 teachers time is something we always need more…

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 do everything BUT teach in your classroom. Excited…

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 Assignment from Teachers Pay Teachers to get your…