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Mrs Renz Class
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Teach! Inspire! Be Creative! ... and help other teachers along the way {Especially grades 3-5 and middle school math}
 
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Are you looking for a fun way to teach 11 different forms of poetry and get students reading lots of poetry during the unit? This independent poe...
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I designed Mastery Club years during the early years of my career and have refined it into what it is today. Mastery Club is designed to motivat...
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Students learn Latin and Greek word stems and roots that help them unlock words used in mathematics, science, social studies and everyday reading...
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Students take charge of their own learning with this independent and motivating biography project. Students choose a famous person, read a novel...
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Living in and teaching in Oregon inspired me to create all of my Oregon Trail materials and students LOVE this Oregon Trail simulation! May of o...
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The classroom economy program runs all year and is the backbone of my classroom each year and students absolutely LOVE it! This set includes jus...
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Don’t just study the 50 states! Use this highly motivating 6-week 50 states project where students take charge of their learning and become to...
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“If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon” by Ellen Levine, published by Scholastic (ISBN 0-590-45158-8), is a great non-fiction book for stud...
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This set includes a genre of the month book project and "Genre of the Month" posters for your literacy wall. Students read novels at their readi...
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Learning the vocabulary of math is crucial to reaching a deeper understanding and application of math concepts. This mega set includes 522 pag...
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This is quick one page beginning of year skill assessment to help you check students’ ability to use capital letters and punctuation. Studen...
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This fun and engaging Christmas math lesson uses the song, The 12 Days of Christmas, as its inspiration. Students watch a SMART Board lesson int...
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Updated for 2013-2014 all the way through 2016! There is now also an undated edition for future use & editable PDFs so you can add you own d...
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I’m super excited to offer you this set of grade book essential forms in editable PDF format! That means you get the cute fonts and graphics o...
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Are you in need of a quick behavior contract that will help your student focus to improve behavior that as disruptive to learning? This set is s...
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This 142 page set includes all materials needed for students to write a story and publish a 22+ page book as if they were traveling the Oregon Tr...
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Mastering the vocabulary of math is crucial to reaching a deeper understanding of math concepts. By the time students are fifth graders, there ar...
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2013-2014 School Year Version. NOTE: This WILL be updated for the 2014-2015 & 2015-2016 school years. Purchasers will get the free download...
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Update 7-23-14: By special request, this binder collection has been updated with new forms! The set now includes formatted pages that can accom...
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What better way to get to know your students than with a writing assignment? During the first few weeks of school, students will write a 3-stanz...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I just recently retired from 34 years of teaching primarily 4th, 5th and middle school math and now am creating products for teachers full time and consulting. I am a Disney Teacher Honoree, a Microsoft Worldwide Innovative Teacher, Intel Innovative Teacher, JASON Project Teacher Argonaut to Panama, and Redmond Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year to name a few awards. I most recently served as an Academic Achievement Specialist for my district, assisting teachers with implementation of Common Core Math and also with technology implementation. I've mostly taught fourth grade but over the course of my career, I've also taught fifth and sixth grades, first grade, middle school math, at-risk high schoolers, journalism and computers. I love creating teaching materials and have shared with other teachers for the past 13 years through my classroom website. Peek at my website or my blog, Mrs. Renz' Fourth Grade Class, to see my work. www.mrsrenz.net www.mrsrenzclass.blogspot.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a projects-based kind of teacher and connect standards to students' lives so they gain deeper understanding and enjoy learning. I LOVE teaching math and my goal is to integrate technology as much as possible. Using technology helps us differentiate for our students and meet the standards at the same time. In the classroom, I used my SMART board and find it engages naturally. I teach all students as if they are talented and gifted and challenge them to think critically.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

* Disney Teacher Award Honoree, 2006 * Microsoft's First Worldwide Innovative Teacher. One of 12 teachers selected to represent the USA at Microsoft Headquarters. * Intel Innovative Teacher * JASON Project Teacher Argonaut, Panama Expedition. One of eight teachers selected internationally for Dr. Robert Ballard's expedition team. * Mount Vernon Teachers Institute Recipient from Oregon * Mount Vernon Lesson Plan of the Year Recipient * OnPoint Credit Union Excellence in Education Award * Featured in book, One-On-One with America's Most Inspiring Teachers * Featured in book, Teaching with the Internet K-12: New Literacies for New Times * Redmond Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

* Master of Arts in Teaching, Lewis and Clark College. * Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education, Oregon State University. * Oregon Standard Elementary Teaching Certificate. * Mathematics Endorsement (through Algebra One) * Reading Endorsement

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I've had a classroom website for 14 years and a blog where I share hints, tips and teaching ideas. Come on in! :) Blog: http://mrsrenzclass.blogspot.com Website: www.mrsrenz.net