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Elementary students can totally do Genius Hour! Read about how my first year of time failed (just a little) and the changes I made to make it successful.
Curious about guided math but don't know where you can fit it in? Guided math fits pretty easily into almost any numeracy program. It is a great way to differentiate your curriculum and keep lessons engaging. #math #teacher #guidedmath
The end of the year is a stressful time. Ten teacher bloggers have taken the time to share their thoughts on how to make classroom management more manageable during the year end chaos from 2 Peas and a Dog. #endoftheyear #teaching
Integrating Technology Into The English Language Arts Classroom
Technology can be integrated into any subject area. Check out how other teachers are using technology in their English Language Arts classrooms from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.
5 Classroom Library Myths
Classroom libraries are very important. Read about 5 different myths that circulate about classroom libraries from 2 Peas and a Dog. #literacy #englishlanguagearts #classroomlibrary #reading #classroommanagement
Special Activities for the End of the Year
Special out of the box ideas for end of the year activities that will help students stay focused until the end - from 2 Peas and a Dog.#endoftheyear #lessonplans
Preparing for a Substitute Teacher
Simple things you can do as a teacher to ensure your supply teacher has a great day from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.
Creative Writing Prompts and Activities
Get your students excited about writing with these no prep creative writing prompts. Students will select their topic from 20 different writing prompts. These prompts can be used as a stand-alone assignment, sub plans or enrichment task. Integrate these prompts into your Writer's Workshop classes or any ELA writing lesson. ($) #creativewriting #teacherspayteachers #englishlanguagearts #writing #lessonplans
Using Puzzles and Games in the Classroom to Engage Students
Find great ideas for keeping students engaged in learning with puzzles and games from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.
Teaching Literature Skills Ideas for English Language Arts Teachers
Teaching literature skills to students is an important part of your English Language Arts program. Get more ready to use teaching ideas from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.
Let students take ownership of their own gym class and develop a way to stay fit that works for them. This is a 5-lesson unit and a project-based activity that encourages kids to GET ACTIVE and STAY FIT! It is great for health and career, physical education, fitness, and general wellness.
Teacher Life Hack Student Bulletin Board Creation
Busy teachers try this teacher life hack and save time by delegating some tasks to your students. Let students create your bulletin boards from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.
Take a sneak peek into my classroom for one session of guided math. See how I prepare, instruct, and follow up on a lesson. Guided Math can easily be done in 20 minutes a day!
One of the most important things that teachers do is provide timely and accurate feedback on student learning. Learn more about assessment, evaluation and measuring student learning from 2 Peas and a Dog.
Assessing guided math doesn't have to be a huge chore in your teaching day. By keeping organized ahead of time you can easily see how students are progressing and create meaningful assessments. Read on for my foolproof system in second, third, and fourth grade.