Category: New Teachers

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

Parent-Teacher Communication: Keeping the Lines Open

Parent-teacher communication should not be overlooked. It is important to keep in contact with parents through out the school year. Check out the amazing examples below of parent-teacher communication ideas. I start the year with a “sunshine” phone call home to welcome the new family into my classroom and invite

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Find out where to look for lesson ideas and inspiration from 2 Peas and a Dog. #lessonplan #lessonplanning #teachers

Lesson Ideas: Where to Look for Inspiration

It can be time consuming and exhausting to search aimlessly for lesson ideas. I get my best ideas for lesson plans when I am exercising! So if that’s not motivation for you to get moving I don’t know what is. I get daily lesson inspiration from Instagram Stories and my

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It can be difficult for new and seasoned teachers to achieve a work-life balance. Find great practical tips on how to manage school work and your home life as a new teacher from 2 Peas and a Dog.

New Teachers: Learn How to Achieve a Work Life Balance

New teachers – it is very important that you learn about work-life balance in your beginning years before teacher burnout sets in. It can be difficult for new and seasoned teachers to achieve a work-life balance. The demands of home and school don’t decrease during your busiest seasons (reporting and

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It is important for teachers to realize that self-care is important. Check out these teacher self-care tips from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Teacher Self Care Tips

It is important for teachers to realize that self-care is important. Check out these teacher self-care tips from our recent #2ndaryELA Twitter chat where real teachers shared their best ideas. Q1: Grading ELA assignments can be time-consuming and stressful. How do you ease your grading load? A1 Use rubrics and

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Advice for new teachers on how to avoid workplace gossip from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Avoiding Workplace Gossip Advice For Teachers

Many teachers can get caught in the negative mindset trap that our colleagues can project onto us. We have the potential to absorb other’s negative comments in the staffroom, teacher workroom, hallways – the possibilities are endless.   It is important to remember that everyone has their own relationships with

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