Month: June 2020

Use this list to find engaging books for 7th and 8th grade students. Great books for 12 and 13 year olds from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Engaging Books for 7th and 8th Grade Students

It can be a challenge to find engaging books for 7th and 8th-grade students that will keep their attention.  The books listed below would be great for reluctant readers who do not want to read during English class. I have compiled a list of graphic novels, easy reads and high-interest

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Use the chalk talk teaching strategy to get your whole class sharing their ideas.

Chalk Talk Teaching Strategy

The chalk talk teaching strategy is a great teaching technique to get the whole class sharing their ideas. This teaching strategy could also be called a silent discussion.  How Does The Chalk Talk Teaching Strategy Work? In the center of the chalkboard/whiteboard/chart paper write a question or keyword, post and

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Check out these awesome tech tools for teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #edtech #classroomtechnology #classroomtech

Useful Teacher Tech Tools

Teacher tech tools are important because classroom technology continues to evolve a be a huge part of the classroom environment. I can remember thinking I was tech-rich in my first classroom with two old desktop computers that could access the internet.  Teachers are always looking for ways to make their

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How Do Teachers Know It’s Report Card Season

Report card season – every teachers’ favourite time right? I highly doubt that. The 12 items listed below will help you recognize if you are in the report card season. I hope this teacher humour blog post brings a smile to your face. Your dinners look like Olivia Pope’s from

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