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Month: September 2020

Middle school sub plans are a requirement in some districts. This article contains a list of teaching resources teachers can use from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Middle School Sub Plans

Middle school sub plans are a requirement in some districts. It is required that all teachers in my district have ready-to-go sub plans in their classrooms. Teachers usually have a binder or a magazine holder full of student information and emergency lesson plans.  Sub Binder What should you include in

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14 Ways To Make Geography Class Fun

It is not challenging to make geography class fun and engaging if you use some of the ideas below. Unfortunately, Social Sciences get a bad reputation for being boring – which is the farthest from the truth. Gone are the days of independently reading the textbook and silently writing the

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Graffiti Brainstorm Teaching Strategy

Using a graffiti brainstorm teaching strategy is a great way to activate students’ knowledge about a topic of study. It is really important that we as teachers add variety to our lessons. No student wants to read and answer questions every class. Students need time to interact with their peers

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Free classroom decor ideas for middle school classrooms from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Free Classroom Decor

Accessing free classroom decor is important for all teachers. Money is tight at the end of the summer after not being paid for 2-3 months. Last week a teacher reached out to me and asked if I had any ideas for decorating a classroom on a budget this year. I

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Great Classroom Management Strategies For Middle School

Classroom management strategies for middle school are not the same as elementary strategies. Middle school students are a unique mix of child and teen. Classroom management is a hugely important skill that teachers need to master in order to have successful classroom spaces. Check out this list for classroom management

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