Category: Technology

Virtual Teaching Tips

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

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Why Use Digital Escape Rooms in Middle School?

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.

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How to Listen to Podcasts in the Classroom

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

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Switching from Google Drive to Zip Files

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

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Digital Learning in the English Language Arts Classroom

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

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Check out these awesome tech tools for teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #edtech #classroomtechnology #classroomtech

Useful Teacher Tech Tools

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

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Distance Learning For Middle School ELA

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

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Learn more about flipped classrooms and blended learning and how to integrate this innovative and engaging technology into your classroom from 2 Peas and a Dog. #technology #edtech #blendedlearning #flippedclassroom

Flipped Classroom Tools

Try these flipped classroom tools to help create engaging lessons. Flipped learning, blended learning, Chromebooks, iPads! Keeping up with technology can be a full-time job – if you’re looking to reap the benefits without searching endlessly on Pinterest –  you’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, I’ve

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