Use these differentiation ideas for the ELA classroom to help you plan your lessons. Using effective differentiation strategies can improve your lessons to help students engage and retain class content. We had a great #2ndaryELA Twitter chat on Differentiation in the ELA classroom. Several teachers shared their best ideas during the
Month: March 2016
At 2 Peas and a Dog, we LOVE connecting with our readers. We have enjoyed connecting with everyone on our social media channels, but with all of the changes occurring to social media, we wanted a guaranteed method of contacting our fellow teachers to share great teaching content and product
Teachers spend a lot of money on school supplies each year. Don’t let your expensive novel sets get ruined by improper shelving and storage methods. Invest in a few good plastic bins that are compact and stack on top of one another. If you cannot find bins that stack, find
Save your coffee cans to organize tall classroom supplies. I have used coffee cans to organize scissors, rulers, paint brushes. I love this teacher life hack because it is free storage for our classrooms. It is also very compact so it won’t take up too much space in your room.
Margo from Margo’s Math and More shared this great tip for using those left over overhead transparency sheets at your school. Turn unused overhead transparency sheets into overlays for comparing different fractions in picture form. Place the transparency sheets over one another to see how some fractions “fit” perfectly into
Teaching vocabulary is an important part of any English class. We had a great #2ndaryELA Twitter chat last night about how to meaningfully teach vocabulary to our students. Most teachers agreed that teaching vocabulary in context of the novel or unit your class is currently studying is the most effective