Category: Classroom Management and Organization

In this informative blog post about 5 More Mistakes New Teachers Make, new teachers are provided with five essential tips for being successful in their first year. Experienced teachers read this post to see how you can best support the new teachers in your schools from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #newteachers #teachers #education

5 More Mistakes New Teachers Make

A few years ago I wrote a blog post called 5 Mistakes New Teachers Make. I have had time to reflect on more of my experiences working with new teachers and I am ready to add to my original list of new teacher mistakes.   1. Bell Work. Bell work

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English Language Arts Classroom Set Up Ideas

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 should they keep student supplies and textbooks. I love the ideas shared this week by teachers and

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Top 3 tips for preparing for an unexpected sick day from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

How To Prepare For An Unexpected Sick Day

It can happen to any teacher —– you go to bed feeling normal and you wake up feeling terrible. In those short hours of sleep, your body stopped fighting all those germs you brought home and raises the “it’s time to rest” flag. I try really hard to listen to

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End of the Year Classroom Management Strategies

The end of the year always sneaks up on me. One moment it’s Christmas time – then all of a sudden daylight savings, warmer days and May and June emerge out of nowhere. I always tell myself – “This year will be different! I won’t get caught up and not

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The simple and easy classroom organization ideas explained in this blog post can be implemented at any time in your classroom. Don't wait until next back to school season to make your classroom space more efficiently used, start TODAY! From the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Classroom Organization Hacks

Several times a month we bring you a teacher time saver life hack to make your school days run more smoothly. Today we have a great infographic with many different classroom organization hacks that will get you excited to organize and clean your classroom space. I firmly believe that a

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Setting up a middle school classroom can be challenging to ensure that the room looks visually appealing without looking too young for the age group. It is important that your room have enough space to accommodate middle school students. See how to set up a middle school classroom from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

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

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Strategies To Help New Students

Today we have a guest blogger Sara Boehm, on the blog discussing how to help new students with the transition into their new school.  Starting at a new school after moving to a new home in a new city can be exciting, but it can also be nerve-wracking and stressful. For hundreds

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