Year: 2016

Strategies To Help New Students

Today we have a guest blogger Sara Boehm, on the blog discussing how to help new students with the transition into their new school.  Starting at a new school after moving to a new home in a new city can be exciting, but it can also be nerve-wracking and stressful. For hundreds

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It is important that our classrooms and curriculum engage students with both classic and current literature. By incorporating more young adult literature in your classroom through book clubs, lit circles, classroom library options and curriculum students can maintain or gain a love of reading from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

How to Use and Find Young Adult Literature For The ELA Classroom

It is important that our classrooms and curriculum engage students with both classic and current literature. By incorporating more young adult literature in your classroom through book clubs, lit circles, classroom library options and curriculum students can maintain or gain a love of reading. This week’s #2ndaryELA Twitter chat provided

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Having a well stocked classroom library and novel set collection is essential for any English Language Arts (ELA) teacher. Schools do not always have the budget to provide these resources for their teachers, leaving many teachers to purchase these books. Read this great list of places to start your search for classroom novels from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Finding Affordable Books For Your Classroom Library

  Having a well-stocked classroom library and novel set collection is essential for any English Language Arts (ELA) teacher. Schools do not always have the budget to provide these resources for their teachers, leaving many teachers to purchase these books. Finding books for a reasonable price, that fits in your

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Drama lessons and ideas for teachers from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Ideas For Teaching Drama

Where I teach, Drama is a mandatory part of the curriculum for students in Grades 1 to 8. I enjoy teaching drama, but I have heard from other teachers that they find this subject hard to plan for without a textbook or background experience. The following blog post outlines great drama

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Curriculum and Unit Planning Tips for Teachers

Curriculum and unit planning are extremely important tasks that teachers do each year. Last night’s #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was packed with information about how teachers plan out their units for the year. Many teachers shared that they were solely responsible for planning their own curriculum, others said that they have

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