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Year: 2018

Book Review of "How I Resist" essay anthology. #bookreview #teens #englishclass #highschool

Book Review “How I Resist”

How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation Edited by: Maureen Johnson would be a great book for a high school Civics, English or Government classes.  It would also be a benefit to high school classroom and school libraries.  I received a complimentary copy of this book. All

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Find out where to look for lesson ideas and inspiration from 2 Peas and a Dog. #lessonplan #lessonplanning #teachers

Lesson Ideas: Where to Look for Inspiration

It can be time-consuming and exhausting to search aimlessly for lesson ideas. I get my best ideas for lesson plans when I am exercising! So if that’s not the motivation for you to get moving I don’t know what is. I get daily lesson inspiration from Instagram Stories and my

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Must Have Tech Tools for the Classroom

I love learning about new technology and implementing it into my daily lessons where possible. I love the Google Extension Print-Friendly PDF. It helps reduce paper usage and makes my classroom lessons Google Classroom ready. Kristy from 2 Peas and a Dog Google Classroom – it has cut down on

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Teachers we work way too much on grading and marking. Read these key tips for streamlining your marking load from 2 Peas and a Dog. #marking #grading #newteacher #classroommanagement

Strategies for Streamlining Assessment & Evaluation

Assessment and evaluation eat up a huge part of any teacher’s day. We are constantly monitoring our students and providing timely feedback to ensure they achieve their best. The tips below from several different teachers will give you some ready-to-use tips to streamline your current marking practices. My students usually

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Student book clubs for students are a great addition to any English classroom or any subject area. Book clubs allow for student choice, differentiation, and many other advantages from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #books #bookclubs #lessonplans #reading #novels

5 Reasons to Use Student Book Clubs

Book clubs for students are a great addition to any English classroom (or any subject area). I try to incorporate at least 1 or 2 book club sessions with my students each year. My students like the variety of book clubs, short stories and whole-class novels in my English program.

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