Month: July 2022

Middle School Units

This blog post outlines the various Grade 6, 7 and 8 Science, Social Studies, History and Geography units available from 2 Peas and a Dog. Grade 6 Social Studies Grade 6 Ontario Social Studies Bundle Teachers are provided with 29 in-depth, engaging, and cross-curricular lessons to help their students explore

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Grade 8 Science Ontario Lesson Plans

Trying to find Grade 8 Science Ontario lesson plans can be a challenge! How will you know the resources you are finding are aligned with the 2022 Ontario Curriculum and provide pedagogically appropriate lessons? As easy as worksheets and fill-in-the-blanks lessons are – they will not prepare our students for

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Six Minutes Podcast Lessons

Six Minutes Podcast lessons can be a challenge to find since podcasts are a relatively new medium in the education sphere.  The Six Minutes Podcast is mysterious and mystifying with lots of twists and turns.  All these words describe the storyline of this Six Minutes Podcast. I love Season 1

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The Importance of Professional Development for Teachers

Professional development for teachers is something that makes many groan.  It is not because we have some inherent resistance to improving ourselves and our teaching abilities but because with so many things already piled on our plates, professional development can often seem like just one more thing we have to

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3 Listening Skills Activities For Middle School

Try these 3 listening skills activities for middle school to help students practice and reinforce this valuable skill.  Despite the fact that every teacher since the dawn of time has encouraged his or her students to listen carefully, the vast majority of students still need help improving their listening skills.  

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