Month: February 2022

Teacher Mental Health Strategies

It is important that teachers focus on their teacher mental health strategies. Teachers do it all, right? Teachers educate, counsel, mentor, clean, entertain, and so much more – all on a daily basis. No matter what grade level we teach, it is a continuous cycle of multitasking.  However, there is

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Middle School Math Enrichment Lessons

Middle School Math Enrichment Ideas It can be challenging to find quality middle school math enrichment ideas. These activities contribute so much to your math classes that taking the time to find and use them is a wonderful way to make your classes that much better.  To help you get

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Resources For Teachers Considering Quitting Teaching

Are you considering quitting teaching? During the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, I kept seeing headlines about the “Great Resignation,” where employees (not teachers) were quitting their jobs to find more fulfilling work.  The Covid-19 pandemic helped people re-evaluate their lifestyle and many realized that the constant hustle of modern

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How To Make Use of Teacher Support Systems

Finding support is only half the battle.  It is important to establish teacher support systems.  Once we have a support network in place, we need to not be afraid to make use of it.   This can be surprisingly challenging for many of us.  We have often been raised to be

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Prevent Teacher Burnout

Teaching can be an enormously rewarding profession, but no one shows you how to prevent teacher burnout. Many teachers even view their career as more of a calling or vocation. It’s a sense of purpose.  But teaching in a school can also be extraordinarily difficult and stressful. It’s a tough

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Free Digital Escape Room

Have you ever used a free digital escape room with your students? Escape rooms are a popular activity these days. And for good reason–they are fun, they are challenging, they often ask us to think creatively, and they can be done with our friends.   For all these reasons, teachers have

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Grade 7 Science Lessons

Do you teach grade 7 science lessons in Ontario?  Are you looking for quality resources that do not require a textbook and are more engaging than just a set of worksheets? 2 Peas and a Dog has created engaging grade 7 science lessons that are ready-to-go and require minimal teacher

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