Month: October 2017

10 Halloween Costume Ideas For English Teachers

Halloween costumes are a way to add some fun to your school day on Halloween. Finding a creative, yet school-suitable Halloween costume can be challenging. Every time I try to shop for a pre-made costume, it is rarely appropriate for an educational setting. Some costumes are too revealing while others

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In this informative blog post about 5 More Mistakes New Teachers Make, new teachers are provided with five essential tips for being successful in their first year. Experienced teachers read this post to see how you can best support the new teachers in your schools from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #newteachers #teachers #education

5 More Mistakes New Teachers Make

A few years ago I wrote a blog post called 5 Mistakes New Teachers Make. I have had time to reflect on more of my experiences working with new teachers and I am ready to add to my original list of new teacher mistakes.   1. Bell Work. Bellwork or

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Creative Writing Lesson Ideas

Creative writing is an important part of the writing journey. The priority in today’s education system is non-fiction and essay writing. It can be hard to remember that students enjoy the opportunity to flex their creative muscles with creative writing assignments. In this blog post, teachers share their best ideas for incorporating creative writing

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Too tired to make a nutritious and delicious dinner? Busy teachers try this teacher life hack and save time by checking out the possibilities of shredded chicken from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Teacher Life Hack Shredded Chicken Meal Ideas

Tammy from the Tarheelstate Teacher discusses several different recipes in this detailed blog post that can be used with a shredded chicken base. These are some fantastic ideas for when you arrive home and don’t want to think about making dinner.  Do you have a life hack you would like

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