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Brilliance Builders
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Ancient China looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. T...
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Ancient Egypt looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. T...
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Career Planning Quizzes will help students to explore their work potential and gather personal insights for their own career planning strategies....
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Latitude and Longitude PowerPoint helps students discover the secrets of parallels and meridians. Students learn to understand the latitude and ...
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Ancient Rome, The Empire Unit contains information, activities, and quizzes, explaining ancient Rome, and the rise of the Roman empire. Content ...
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Ancient Greece looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. ...
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Ancient Rome looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. To...
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Ancient India looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. T...
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Weather and Forecasting Studies contains information and projects explaining forms of precipitation, cloud identification, weather gauges, mounta...
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Volcanoes, An Introductory Unit of Study is designed to introduce students to some of the "hows" and "whys" concerning volcanoes and their erupti...
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Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Life Skills Series provides 95 worksheet pages to help students with the complex processes involved in reading...
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Ratio, Proportion and Scaling Skills - Volume One Worksheets contains challenging and fun activities and exercises to help students practice and ...
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Japan, Hands-On Activities and Worksheets presents hands-on activities involving arts, crafts, cooking, and historical aids all on the thematic s...
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Reading Comprehension Worksheets - The World Around Us provides 69 worksheets to help students with the complex processes involved in reading com...
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Safety and First Aid Unit presents elements of safety, emergency response, and the basic requirements of First Aid. Presented topics include: F...
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English Language Arts Worksheets for a Full-Year contains enough worksheets to last for an entire year of English Language Arts studies. Topics ...
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World Geography is designed to supplement and/or introduce material in a study of world social studies/geography curriculum. Each activity works...
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Native Americans - An Indigenous People Unit helps to tell the story of the first inhabitants of the Americas and the Caribbean. The unit take...
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The Westing Game Study Guide presents vocabulary and questions, and quizzes (& Keys) based on grouped chapters from the novel (1-4, 5-8, 9-12...
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Science Quickies contains 68 quick science demonstrations and experiments that can be done at the beginning of science class to grab students' at...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over a twenty-five year period have taught grades 4-12 inclusive. Five years teaching exclusively Business Education classes. Last twenty years teaching various Junior and High School subjects. Have also participated in school wide evaluations. Currently retired from teaching and enjoying re-developing and sharing my years of collected educational materials.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Teaching and learning is a quest of personal discovery, one for me based on traditional methods, hands-on experiences, and a technology-rich environment.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Thomas and Violet Zapara Excellence in Teaching Award, 1993. Canada Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia Master of Education Degree, May 2006. Major: Curriculum Studies, Emphasis: Learning and Technology. Canadian University College, College Heights, Alberta: Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska (Extension) Bachelor of Education Degree, May 1985. Major: Business Administration, Minor: Religion

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My hobbies include gardening, photography, reading, computers, Bernese Mountain Dogs, travel, and outdoor activities such as hiking and camping.

GRADES

PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, Middle Ages, Foreign Language, French, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Other (Music), Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Career and Technical Education, Health, Canadian History, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Religion, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Business, Statistics, School Counseling, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Cooking, Algebra 2, ESL / ELL / EFL, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Black History Month, Spring, For All Subjects, Informational Text