Category: Back to School

Team Building Activities Guest Post

Hello, 2 Peas and a Dog Readers! It’s Matt from Team Building Activities for Kids Central. Kristy was kind enough to let me guest post on her blog, and I’m super excited to share our work with you! I’ve been thinking lately about how hard it can be to get

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Technology Themed Get To Know You Activity

This year I wanted to do a get to know you activity with my students that fit my technology themed classroom. I searched Pinterest and online blogs and could not find an idea that suited my theme.  Then a week before school it came to me – I’ll have my

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Middle School Classroom Reveal

I have already finished three weeks of school. I have no idea where the time has gone. I am very happy with my schedule, and all the lovely kids I get to see daily. The best thing about teaching middle school kids is their sense of humour. They laugh at

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Free: Back to School Bingo Ice Breaker Game

Get students moving on the first day of a school with mingle bingo game! Instructions: Have students wander around the class and find classmates who fit the description in the box. Once they find the student who matches the description in the box, the student who matches must sign their

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Back to School Survival Tips

  First Day Survival Tip #1 Be Over-Prepared I am starting my 7th year of teaching this fall and the one thing I have learned is BE over prepared for the first day. Have extra sheets, icebreakers, desks etc You will need them. I have had 6 first days of school

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Middle School Collaborative Freebies Pinterest Board

I am finding it hard to find good quality middle school related freebies. But, I can’t just sit around complaining can I? No way! Several blogger friends and I have created a board just for YOU. This Pinterest board features freebies that are of good quality, and of use to middle school

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Welcome to the 2012-2013 School Year!

Welcome to 2peasandadog teaching blog! I am so very excited to start blogging in the 2012-2013 school year. I am currently in my 6th year of teaching. During my career I have taught Special Education, Library, and Grades 7 and 8.   My personal teaching goals for this year are: 1- integrate

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