Month: October 2015

Teacher Life Hack Cleaning Routines

Caitlin @ Teach Inspire Change According to Google, a life hack is “a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way.” These weekly blog posts will hopefully provide you with an idea or strategy to make your life less stressed

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Classroom Management in the Music Classroom

I love finding new and inspiring ideas when I visit teaching friends in other specialty subjects. My 8th grade homeroom students get instrumental music twice a week from their music teacher. If it were me teaching music with my extremely limited knowledge (ahem non-existent) of instrumental music, we might end up

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English Language Arts Lesson Planning

Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9 PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for secondary English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.  Every Sunday, we will post the topic and questions on

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Teacher Life Hack Lunch Prep

Linda @ The Purple Teacher According to Google, a life hack is “a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way.” These weekly blog posts will hopefully provide you with an idea or strategy to make your life less stressed

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Celebrating Fall Holidays With Middle School Students

When the fall holiday season arrives I like to change up my lessons to acknowledge the new season, and add some different activities to my lessons. My tip is to embrace the season, and all of it’s holidays. Holiday Themed Curriculum Activities  For Halloween in October, I like to work

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#2ndaryELA Teaching the Classics

  Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9 PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for secondary English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.   Click on the image above to read the

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Technology in the ELA Classroom

  Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9 PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for secondary English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.     Every Sunday, we will post the topic

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Teaching the Novel

Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9 PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for secondary English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.     Every Sunday, we will post the topic and

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