Managing Technology in the Classroom

Over the past few weeks I have been working with teachers from other neighbouring schools on purposefully integrating more technology into our teaching. It has been a great learning experience for myself and I am excited to share a…

5 Reasons to Use Success Criteria in Your Classroom

I will be the first to admit when success criteria became popular, I did not understand why we needed this as we had rubrics. I kept saying “this is just fad it to shall pass.” How naive I was!…

You Live With A Teacher When

Teacher humor is needed to get through the hectic school season. Check out the 10 ways below to see if you live with a teacher! During the school year, they have two moods: complete exhaustion or super stressed. During…

New teachers often make these 5 mistakes that set themselves up for a year of challenging classroom management problems and other avoidable issues from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #newteachers #teachers #middleschool #highschool #education #teachers

5 Mistakes New Teachers Make

It is hard to be a new teacher. Here is a list of 5 new teacher mistakes. Over the past year, I have mentored several new teachers. They are a great wealth of knowledge and really good questions. I…

Student Led Conferences are a good way to have students take on more ownership of their learning, and share this learning with their parents, guardians and teachers. Learn more on the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

How to Organize Student Led Conferences

Where I teach we do not use the traditional Parent-Teacher Interview format. Instead, we use the Student Led Conference format. In this format students prepare assessment materials that they are proud of and need to improve on. They share…