Year: 2016

The weeks leading up to the holiday break can be very stressful if you don't plan ahead. Read below for our top tips for reducing stress before, during and after the holiday break from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Tips For Teachers On How To Reduce Holiday Season Stress

Stress – what every teacher feels in December.  Reducing holiday stress for teachers is a very important topic, but is often overlooked in the busyness of the season. Teachers everywhere look forward to their holiday break in December. Spending the Christmas season with friends and family helps get us through

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Online Book Clubs for Middle and High School Students

During one of our weekly #2ndaryELA Twitter chats, we discussed Online Student Book Clubs. I first discovered this topic after seeing teacher-author Penny Kittle speak about them at the Reading For The Love Of It literacy conference in Toronto last February. Her discussion prompted me to go back to my classroom and

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Ideas for creating more JOY in your classroom during the holiday season from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Promoting Joy During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can leave many people feeling stressed out – determined to have the perfect classroom, house, decorations, meal, etc. You name it and people feel that holidays are synonymous with perfection. My challenge to you this holiday season is to promote joy not only in your classroom but

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With the holiday season approaching the air in our classrooms becomes filled with excitement. It is important that we enjoy the season with our students while maintaining a focus on curriculum and instructional time. Several holiday classroom management tips and lesson ideas are shared in this blog post by 2 Peas and a Dog.

Holiday Season Lessons

Holiday season lessons can be difficult to find.  It is important that we enjoy the season with our students, but also maintain a rigorous curriculum program. I have compiled a list of classroom management tips and engaging holiday season lessons to help teachers and students enjoy the holiday season while

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