The advent of the internet has drastically changed the way teachers teach and manage their classrooms. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed it even further. Teachers have had to adjust content in order to reach a range of students who are no longer sitting right there, in person, in the classroom.
These virtual teaching tips will hopefully help you plan for fully remote virtual teaching or hybrid learning. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges for all of us, but the challenges of online/virtual teaching for educators have been momentous. For some of us, teaching in this way may have been
Digital escape rooms are a great learning and engaging activity to use with your middle school students. Below are four reasons I love using middle school digital escape rooms with my classes. 1. Collaboration and Team Building Students work in groups (or independently if they prefer) to solve each challenge.
Podcasts can be used in the classroom for a variety of purposes. They are great for practicing listening skills, listening to stories, building a classroom community, and reinforcing academic content, among many others. What is a Podcast? Have you ever heard older family members tell you about listening to shows
Switch from Google Drive to Zip Files For several years, 2 Peas and a Dog has provided the individual PDFs of our resources through a Google Drive link. This Google Drive method has been switched to a zip file method that can be downloaded from Teacher Pay Teachers. Why The
Digital learning in the English Language Arts classroom can be a challenge if you are not prepared. Teachers learned a lot about digital learning during the 2020 Covid-19 emergency digital learning that occurred. Below are my top 3 tips for digital learning. 1. Giving students choices is very important in
Teacher tech tools are important because classroom technology continues to evolve a be a huge part of the classroom environment. I can remember thinking I was tech-rich in my first classroom with two old desktop computers that could access the internet. Teachers are always looking for ways to make their
Distance learning is the new normal for many teachers as of March 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus that has become a global pandemic. Below are four different ready to go lessons for Middle School ELA. These distance learning lessons require pen and paper or access to an online learning