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This is just what you need when teaching, reviewing, and reinforcing ratios, proportions, and rates! Four of my best-selling Ratio products in o...
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Decimal Place Value Lineup deepens understanding of decimal place value with an engaging and cooperative method. Each student in a group is giv...
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Ratios and Proportions are a critical area within the Common Core. These printable lessons and practice in understanding tape diagrams and doubl...
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Seven 5th grade CCSS-aligned math games, mini-lessons, task cards, and practice printables for use at independent centers, small-group instructio...
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Boost your students' learning with these Ratios and Rates task cards. The word problems are aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards 6.RP.1...
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Boost your students' learning with these Inequalities task cards. The problems are aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards 6.EE.5, 6.EE.6 a...
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This is just what you need when teaching, reviewing, and reinforcing Fractions, Ratios and Rates, Equations, and Expressions! Ten of my best-sell...
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To prepare your students to read independently at higher text complexity bands with the Common Core standards, students need to be exposed to rea...
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Reinforce those ratio and rate math lessons with this fun center activity. Students can play in a small group, individually or as teams, to matc...
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Engage your students cooperatively with Common Core aligned math games and they will review Equations, Expressions, Fractions, Decimals, Percents...
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Adding and subtracting fractions can be fun when your students have these holiday-themed task cards to work with! Use these printable math task ...
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Your students will be required to independently read at higher text complexity bands with the Common Core. To prepare for that, students need to...
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This is just what you need when incorporating Close Reads in your classroom! These three Close Reads will allow you to increase the text complexi...
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This Back to School Common Core Math Review for sixth grade is a set of 28 problems in a task card format based on what your students learned in ...
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This End Of Year Common Core Math Review for fifth grade is a set of 28 problems in a task card format based on what your students learned in fou...
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NOTE: THIS IS THE SAME PRODUCT AS THE HOLIDAY VERSION OF "USING VISUAL MODELS TO SOLVE DIVISION OF FRACTIONS PROBLEMS." THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN A...
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NOTE: THIS IS THE SAME PRODUCT AS "MATH TASK CARDS -MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS AT THE NORTH POLE!" THEY HAVE BEEN ADJUSTED TO BECOME A NON-HOLIDAY T...
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This three page quiz can be used to assess knowledge of unit rates and equivalent ratios. The 8 real-world word problems ask the students to: *...
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This enjoyable, hands-on writing experience can be used as a culminating project and one of your assessments with your Revolutionary War unit. I...
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Make multiplying fractions a festive activity this holiday season! Use these printable math task cards at independent centers, as an Interwrite/...
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Gigi Beaumont
Gigi Beaumont  (TpT Seller) re: Fifth Grade Common Core Math Stations Bundle!
Hello! Can you include some samples of some of the stations in your preview. Thank you! :)
April 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Hi Gigi!

Certainly I can reconfigure the preview to show something of the products within the bundle. In the meantime (especially if you need to know immediately :) ), please copy and paste http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fifth-Grade-Common-Core-Math-Stations-Bundle-815767 into your browser
and you will find links to each of the products which are contained within the bundle. There you will see individual previews for each product as well as (and more importantly!) full descriptions of each and every product. It's essential to see exactly what you're buying, which is why I include a link to each product. Thank you for asking and I will work on that more encompassing preview for the Bundle tonight! :)
April 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

The Marvelous Middle Grades
The Marvelous Middle Grades  (TpT Seller) re: Math Stations Common Core Review Mega Bundle!
I LOVE this bundle, but found a little mistake today as I was working through it with my students. On problem 1 on the double number line activity, the student page has 42 total problems on their number line, but the problem and the answer key both have 28 total problems. I double checked the download today to make sure I didn't miss an updated version and it was the same. Thanks for all your hard work! These activities have truly helped my students!
April 9, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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I just downloaded your Dividing Fractions:Visual Models to Solve Division of Fractions Problems. I will be using this with my students in the week to come. I was wondering if you would be willing to send me an editable copy to translate into French for my french students.

Thank you.
February 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
I apologize for the delay in reply. I do not provide editable copies of my work. This is partly due to Terms of Use with clipart I use, partly due to format changes which would take place (and would alter much of the visuals of this product), and partly due to the amount of hours I spend creating work which I save to PDF. I apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Thank you for purchasing this product and I hope that it serves you well in the classroom.
February 24, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

The Marvelous Middle Grades
I recently bought one of your bundle packs and have used them with my 6th grade students. I love the higher order thinking skills involved. I found a few mistakes on an answer key and wanted to let you know. On the Express Yourself answer key in the Math Stations Common Core Review Mega bundle, you have the second one under number 9 as not equivalent. If you use Order of Operations, these two expressions are equivalent, however I do understand your reasoning that the Associative Property doesn't hold true with subtraction.

Also on number 12b, the answer should be "j3" since the problem ask for "three times as many tables"

I love your work and gave you positive feedback on my purchase, I just wanted you to be aware of these errors so you could fix them for future buyers.
January 22, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Thank you so much for your helpful response, you are so kind! I just checked with a friend of mine, to be on the safe side (!), who holds a Ph.D and teaches math in a teacher preparation college. She assures me that the associative property does not hold with subtraction so it cannot be equivalent. As for the second issue, the question is not asking for how many tables Jelly's has, it's asking how many tables Yummy's has, so the division holds true. I do very much appreciate that you took the time to let me know of these issues you found and that you still gave me positive feedback. Thank you and I hope the stations continue to be of great help in your classroom! :)
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Amy M.
Have tried several different things. Will ask someone tomorrow for help and see what we can come up with! Thanks for the quick response!!
December 9, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
That's so odd! I can't think what it could be. Please let me know how it goes, as I printed and laminated a set just today to give to my teaching partner to use.
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Amy M.
Before I rate your product, I was wondering if maybe I was doing something wrong. I went to print the fractions at the North Pole cards and they all end up getting cut off on both sides?? Any suggestions?
December 9, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Try changing the print orientation to landscape. I created these in PP and, although they usually print fine in portrait, I like the size in landscape better. I print all of my work before posting, in case there's an issue, but I did not have an issue with these. Please let me know if you have further problems.
December 9, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Close Reads Bundle for the 6-8 Grade Band!
Is this bundle $11 or $1? The product description has it as $1.
November 13, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
The bundle is $11.00. The $1.00 is a reference to the 4-5 Grade Band Close Read (which can be used as an assessment) included, which is normally priced at $4.00. I apologize for any confusion!
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Abbie Love  (TpT Seller)
I still see an issue with the wording on the tape diagrams. Number 2, Ollie lost 2 games to every 5 won by Noelle. By the wording of your question, the arrow and 18 need to go OVER the 2 tape not over the difference between the two. The answer by the algorithm confirms that the units are 9, not 6. If Noelle won 18 more than Ollie lost the way you have it would be correct.

Abbie Love
October 16, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Adaptive Educator
Adaptive Educator  (TpT Seller)
Does your product called "Tape Diagrams & Double Number Lines: Minilessons and Practice Printables" include practice solving percent problems using a double number line? Your preview only shows ratios and rates, which I just finished...I wish I had seen this first!
September 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Yes, it does. I need to fix the preview! I model with an example and then practice problems are provided for the student to work on with a teacher or independently.
September 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

MrsHildebrand
MrsHildebrand  (TpT Seller)
Send me your email and I will send you my Friday Fun Mega Pack! Congrats! Erica at cheyzoefreedom@yahoo.ca
September 19, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Christina K. re: Math Stations Common Core Review Mega Bundle!
I have purchased the math stations common core bundle and am not able to unzip it. Would you be able to email me pdf.format?

tack@ruraltel.net
Thank you.
September 10, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Hi, ckirchhoff. I'm sorry about the zip issue, I've not had that problem with any of my bundles. My advice would be to first check with TpT Support and see if there's an issue that they can fix for you from the TpT end or help you with your computer. Under "My Purchases", there is a convenient button labeled "Need Help? Download Difficulties". If you click on that, it will give you immediate help with your purchases.
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Buyer re: Back to School - 6th Grade Common Core Math Review Task Cards
Does it say what 5th grade standard each of the tasks is aligned to?
August 31, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
On the cover, I have listed the aligned standards from each domain that are addressed with the problems. I did not put them on each of the task cards.
August 31, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Close Reads Bundle for the 6-8 Grade Band!
Do you have this in pdf or word?
August 25, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
They are in PDF.
August 25, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

The Peanut Gallery
The Peanut Gallery  (TpT Seller)
I received your message and no, no, no! Do not be upset! There is no reason to email me another resource. I am not disappointed in it at all! It's a great resource!:) I am just a goof!

Thanks, though, for being so sweet. You are a doll...and I still love that doggie picture.
August 19, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Aw, you're a sweetie! Thank you SO much for your great rating, I appreciate it! And I remember YOUR adorable pup!!
August 19, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Innovative Teacher
Innovative Teacher  (TpT Seller)
Hello Alwayslearning,

I just started a thread where you can offer a sneak peek of the products that you are putting up for sale. Click on the link to add your sneak peek! http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=25116
August 15, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Decimal Place Value Lineup - Activity to Compare, Order, and Convert Decimals
How many sets of cards are their for the students to compare and order?
August 8, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Thank you for asking this question, I will change my product description to include this information. There are five sets of six cards. I hope this works for you!
August 8, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Klaire Pearson  (TpT Seller) re: Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure: Reading Response Guide
This isn't a question, but I just wanted to share that I remember reading this book when I was in 6th grade and I loved it!
July 25, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Thanks for the comment! Its a great story and integrates well with SS. My kids really enjoy it!
July 25, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Tiny Toes
Tiny Toes  (TpT Seller)
Hey there! Could you email me at iTeachTinyToes@gmail.com Thanks!!
July 14, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Thanks for the comment!! I think the story's great, and nicely integrates with SS. Thanks again! :)
July 25, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Gail Tanner  (TpT Seller) re: Back to School - Establishing the Writer's Notebook
I didn't see a place for comments, but I wanted to say thank you for yesterday's freebie. I was looking through it this morning and think it is fantastic. It's very clear and organized and just right for my students. I can't wait to use it this year. Thank you! I look forward to shopping with you. ;)
July 7, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Thank you so VERY much for your positive feedback, very kind of you to take the time! I'm thrilled you found something you know will help your students. I hope you'll find many items in my store that you'll like for your students in the near future! Happy teaching!
July 7, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Sir Arthur Dee
Sir Arthur Dee  (TpT Seller)
Hi, AlwaysLearning! I saw your comment in the topic I posted in the Seller's Forum. I already posted my response.

Thank you.

Sir Arthur Dee
April 11, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Live Love Math
Live Love Math  (TpT Seller) re: Find Someone Who...Knows Fractions Game!
This looks great, and I can't wait to use it in my classroom. Quick comment, though--there is a typo on the answer key. The fraction for 0.75 should be 3/4, not 1/4. I just thought I would let you know since it was a featured download today :-)
April 7, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Thank you SO VERY much, Danielle! I just corrected and re-uploaded. I checked off the 'notify buyers' box, and hope it works for Free Downloads so that everyone gets the corrected copy. One too many last minute changes...that's what I'm going to blame it on! Thanks again, you are too kind. Your newest follower...
April 7, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Hi, I teach grades K-2 but may be bumped up to 3, 4 or 5 next September, so I am glad I found your space on TPT. I teach in the Bronx,( since 1997) but my question is for my part time homework help/ tutoring of my 9 year old grandson. He is having a hard time with some of his multiplication facts, ( he was held over in grade 2 in Mt Vernon NY and is presently in grade 3. I didn't have a problem with his mom ( some 20 years ago when she was 10- she memorized all of the tables) What can I do, we memorized most of the table, have done pictures of arrays... help!
April 7, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
For me, it was always about concentrating ONLY on one number at a time. Each night, for a few minutes, have your grandson only work on, say, his 'fours'. Have him make his own flash cards....doesn't have to be anything fancy. The fact on the front and (in light pencil!) the answer on the reverse. You could find some cool 'boy' stickers to dress them up! Do them backwards and forwards until he knows them without hesitating for a beat. You could offer a reward for those few minutes each evening so he doesn't become recalcitrant, but make it about doing something fun with you, his grandma. This worked for one of my own children, and several of my students who've struggled with the facts. Time is NEVER wasted working on these, as you well know being an educator yourself. My students (I teach sixth grade this year) who do well in math are also the students who know their facts through and through. I VERY much hope this helps you....!!!
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Desi's Classroom Cafe
Desi's Classroom Cafe  (TpT Seller)
Thanks for liking me on facebook! I look forward to following your store! :) Your stuff looks awesome! :)
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I am Bullyproof Music  (TpT Seller)
haha first "Liking" you....Now "Following" you. You are keeping me very busy today. Love the feel of your store! I see "NY", which explains a lot. My oldest son lives in Queens. Stay warm! ps that pup, that face!
February 8, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
I have to admit, he's pretty adorable! And a better icon than my mug! Thanks for following. This is what I love about TpT, meeting so many GREAT people! Success to you!
February 9, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Michele Luck's Social Studies
Wendy,
I just want to touch base to make sure you were still participating in the Middle School Conference Opportunity! Please take a look at the thread in the forum to get the latest updates. And if you haven't sent your conference fee, please do so as soon as possible!
Thanks,
Michele
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=139539#p139539
January 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Oh gosh Michele, thank you for the email. I had utterly forgotten about this and have not checked the thread since before Christmas! To read about your illness was frightening but so glad that things are progressing so well! I hope you are feeling better and better each and every day!
I went to the thread and, by scrolling back and forth, I was able to get myself somewhat up to date. It looks like I owe $20 still, and need to package up and send to you a laminated product (anything, right?), business cards, as well as a giveaway? I don't know if I can get everything ready before you leave for Greensboro, but I'm hoping to get it to you there, if this is ok. I'm assuming you'll post your new address in the thread? Thanks so much for the email reminder, you are so sweet to remind laggards like myself when you have so much on your plate right now!
Prayers going your way, Wendy (AlwaysLearning)
January 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs  (TpT Seller)
I just saw you on the front page and your profile grabbed my attention since it is sooooo cute!!! :D

Happy Holidays and Happy TpT-ing!!!

Take Care,
Beth / Zippy
December 2, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
AlwaysLearning
AlwaysLearning  (TpT Seller)
Aw, what a nice thing to read on a chilly, rainy night here! Thanks, my puppy is my standard-bearer! Happy Holidays to you, too!
December 2, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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I'm in my twelfth year of teaching. I have taught sixth grade now for three years, after nine years at 4th grade, and am loving my fabulous middle-schoolers!

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Was included in Circle of Excellence three times during undergraduate experience. Finalist for Elementary Education Undergraduate of the Year, as a (very) mature student.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated summa cum laude from Buffalo State College as an adult non-traditional student. Received M.Ed in 2006.

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Still loving the actual art and science of teaching. Nothing compares to that moment when a student's eyes light up and the 'aha' appears! !