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Category: Back to School

Preparing students for middle school does not have to be challenging. Check out these 10 tips to make the transition from elementary to middle school less stressful from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Helpful Tips for Preparing Students for Middle School

Preparing students for middle school can be a challenge, but it does not have to be. Check out these middle school prep tips to help students with the transition from elementary school to middle school. These tips are for elementary teachers, middle school teachers and families. It takes a village

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It is important to keep in contact with parents through out the school year. Check out the amazing examples of parent-teacher communication ideas from 2 Peas and a Dog. #classroommanagement #parentcontact #newteachers

Effective Parent-Teacher Communication: Keeping the Lines Open

Parent-teacher communication should not be overlooked. It is important to keep in contact with parents throughout the school year. Check out the amazing examples below of parent-teacher communication ideas. Keeping The Lines Open: Parent-Teacher Communication I start the year with a “sunshine” phone call home to welcome the new family

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Save time and money with this classroom bulletin board teacher life hack from 2 Peas and a Dog. #newteachers #teacherlifehack #lifehack #classroomsetup #classroomorganization

Teacher Life Hack Classroom Uses for Wrapping Paper

Wondering about classroom uses for wrapping paper? Scroll down to read more. I love the teacher life hack series on this blog. This week Lisa from Chalkboard Superhero shares her great bulletin board tips. I’ve always loved using gift wrap on my bulletin boards, even as the borders! They always have such

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Chalkola marker review by 2 Peas and a Dog. Interested in chalk markers read about their uses in this blog post. #art #chalkmarkers #classroomdecoration

Chalkola Chalk Markers Review

I was sent a package of Chalkola Chalk Markers to review in my classroom. I did not receive any additional compensation for this review beyond the free markers. It was exciting to learn that Chalkola is now shipping to Canada. Nothing is more frustrating than finding a product you want

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Useful English Language Arts Classroom Set Up Ideas

English Language Arts classroom set up ideas need to be tailored to the grade you are teaching. I think about classroom set up during my summer. Every back to school season teachers think about the best way to set up their classrooms. Rows? Groups? Flexible seating? They also wonder where

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Ideas To Help Prepare For Back To School

It is a good idea to prepare for back to school. For some teachers back to school season is fast approaching, for others they are casually thinking about the next school year and mentally preparing a list of changes they want to make.   This blog post is a collection

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Easy Middle School Classroom Set Up Ideas

Middle school classroom set up can be a challenge to ensure that the room looks visually appealing without looking too young for the age group. It is important that your room has enough space to accommodate middle school students. This is my middle school classroom tour for the 2016-2017 school

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