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This "I Have, Who Has?" game focuses on place value for the first grade. All cards focus on counting tens and ones. There are 28 cards, however...
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This 22 slide powerpoint illustrates the meaning behind long division. Step by step, the student is able to visualize the "why" for each step in...
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Hi Tchrgrl!
I recently bought your bundle of cut and paste activities. I love them! They are very first grade friendly. However, I am making my centers for the upcoming weeks and we are studying digraphs. I noticed the download of book 3 Digraphs is a repeat of the short vowel book #2. Is there anyway to fix this?
Thanks
Shelby
April 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi,
The Blends and Digraphs book and the CVC book are not the same. Only the headers are the same.

The headers are the same because I did not want to sacrifice a picture with a blend/digraph in it because the pictures are limited and it would not make a difference to the skill being taught. If I were to use a blend/digraph as a header I would have run out of pictures. However, all of the cut and paste pictures in that book are different and contain blends and digraphs.

Thanks,

Anna
April 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Kimberly M.
I purchased smartboard phonemic pack but when I opened in my activeinspire it did not transfer object pictures. Our media specialist can't help, any ideas on how to get it to open correctly. I really want to use this as it looks so awesome!
April 2, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I don't think the interactive qualities are compatible with ActiveInspire, but I am not qualified to say that. I have not used ActiveInspire. However, there is SMART Notebook Interactive Viewer software that is free:http://www.smarttech.com/Home+Page/Support/Browse+Support/Download+Software

You will be able to use that I think.

Anna
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Buyer re: Phonics Blends and Digraphs Flashcards
Hi. I'm wondering if there are 4 pictures on a page or 16? I'm looking for smaller flash cards and 4 on a page is a little too large.
March 21, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
There are 4 pictures on a page. You might be able to change your printer settings and print it at a smaller percentage.

Also, I have a desktop helper that may interest you, as it has small pictures. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/First-Grade-Deskplate-Name-Tag-46824

Thanks for your inquiry :)

Anna
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Buyer re: I Have Who Has Place Value Base 10 Blocks and Cubes--Set of 20 and 28 cards.
Do these card only have ten sticks and cubes or do they also include some with hundred flats?
January 27, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
No hundreds flats. Sorry. It was designed for first grade.
January 27, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Jacqueline Y.
oh, I see. Sorry, I just looked at the headers and not the pictures. Thanks for the clarification! Great Product!!
October 27, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Jacqueline Y.
I recently purchased the Cut, Paste, and Spell bundle. The book 3 says that it is blends and diagraphs but the one I downloaded is CVC's similar to book 2.
October 26, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi! Thanks for contacting me! They look very similar, and follow the same sequence. I also used the same "rules" or "headers". However, the pictures are different and all of the pictures have blends or digraphs in them. I did because I didn't want to use different examples for the headers for the short vowels. I didn't want to lose any pictures with digraphs in them by using them as the example. It worked out really well this year because they look so similar. I gave the students who struggle with short e and short i those sheets from the CVC book for 3 days of morning work, then, after they mastered those, I gave them the ones with blends and digraphs to reinforce what they just learned. I find that kids that are weak on certain vowels, show it when other parts of the words are difficult, such as blends and digraphs. So this was nice reinforcement.
October 26, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Periwinkle Pencils and Pinwheels  (TpT Seller) re: SMARTboard Combo Pack Word Families Picture Sorting/Writing Self-Checking Center
I am a bit confused by some of the pages. What are the earlier pages for? If they are for vocabulary, it might be helpful if the words were provided. Also, can you do an update and put the dice back in? I don't like the basket but I am not familiar enough with the program to go in and do that myself.
September 23, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Thanks so much for your questions. The first few pages are all the pictures used throughout the file. You will see that kids will even ask about easy pictures so you should introduce them first to avoid confusion and interruption. I will put the dice in (the program has the dice on the first game and you could copy them or get them from the accessories that are built into the program) and send you the file if you send me your email to tchrgrl@gmail.com

Also, the master list of all the words used is at the end of each file.

Anna
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Darlene H. re: Rhyming SMARTboard Lesson: Phonemic Awareness and Elkonin Boxes
I just bought the Smart Board Phonics/Phonemic Awareness Combo Pack. Can't wait to use it in my literacy centers. I didn't see the Elkonin Boxes for the Short Vowel A. Would you include that in this zip file too? I like that feature especially because it has the students writing the words to match the pictures. Thank you!
September 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I just added the Elkonin Boxes. Thanks for letting me know! So glad you like that!
September 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Free Word Families SMARTboard With Matching Cut, Paste & Spell Worksheets
I love how you made this self checking smartboard activity. Could you tell me where you got the template to make it self checking. I'm referring to the template that has two buttons on it. Thank you

kathy samsky
June 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
The frame is in the program but the self- checking template I made myself! It was very labor extensive grouping everything just right...That's a great compliment! Thanks!
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Buyer re: SMARTboard Combo Pack Word Families Picture Sorting/Writing Self-Checking Center
Hi- Do you think that you will be adding the long vowels to this pack? It would be GREAT if you did.
Thanks,
Yvonnee
June 16, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Thanks Yvonne! I will be working on that this summer. Thanks for the awesome feedback. I am so glad you are satisfied!
June 16, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Cut, Paste & Spell Picture Sorting Books 1, 2, 3 & 4 -Developmental Spelling
Hi- Are these included in your smartboard bundles?
Thanks,
Yvonnee
June 16, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Thanks for your question! Just Book 1 is included with the bundle, as it deals with word families. The book is a companion as each worksheet closely matches each smartboard slide so that it can be used for reinforcement or assessment.

Anna
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Buyer re: SMARTboard Combo Pack Word Families Picture Sorting/Writing Self-Checking Center
Hi- Is this pack completely different from your other bundled pack?
Thanks,
Yvonnee
June 16, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
It is a completely different pack. This one focuses solely on word families. Each Smartboard contains all of the word families for that particular vowel. The Combo Pack comes with the word family cut and paste worksheets for each vowel, which is all of Book 1: Cut, Paste & Spell Word Families. If the files are purchased separately, then the word family worksheets that focus on that particular vowel are included, not the whole book. Thanks for your inquiry!

Anna
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Buyer re: Elkonin Phonics Sound Box Task Cards Digraphs and Ending Blends Combo Pack
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Fab 4  (TpT Seller)
Fab 4 is almost to 100 followers!!! You have mentioned that you would like to be part of the give away. Can we please have your email address and what type of item you would like to donate, along with grade level. Thanks!!
May 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I see that you are at 100 followers! Congratulations! Please email me at Tchrgrl@gmail.com and I will send you an item for your give away if it is not too late!

Anna
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Buyer re: Blank Clock Template
Your clock is very nice. However, I was wondering if you could offer this clock with another color, perhaps green or blue or even multi-colored? The reddish color with the black makes it a bit difficult to focus on the numbers.

Thanks for your time and contribution to help kids learn.
Sami
April 23, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I changed the clock to be all black and blue and black. I think I may like the all black better. Thanks for the suggestion! :)

Anna
April 23, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Sherry Y. re: Smartboard Rocks and Minerals Interactive Lessons
Hi Tchrgrl,

I just bought your rocks and minerals file. But like the others, cannot open it. Could you send it to me as a powerpoint? My email is syoung@rsu24.org
Thank you!

Sherry Young
April 15, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Do you have a Smartboard? The others bought it but did not have a Smartboard or the Smartboard program.

The Smartboard Rocks and Minerals is designed to be interactive and will lose it's interactive qualities if it is exported as a powerpoint.

I will send you the file as a PPT, but it will not be interactive. I am working on transfering the whole file to PPT and rearranging/changing things so it is desirable as a PPT as well. I will email you the exported one now and the new one when it is finished, which should be by this weekend.

Anna
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Buyer re: Rhyming SMARTboard Lesson: Phonemic Awareness and Elkonin Boxes
Hi- do you have a bundle of your phonemic awareness smart board files and powerpoint.

Thanks
Yvonnee
March 31, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi Yvonnee,

I have bundled the 5 short vowel Phonics Smartboard files, the Rhyming Smartboard file and the Short/Long Smartboard file here:
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Smartboard-PhonicsPhonemic-Awareness-Combo-Pack

Thanks for asking! Anna
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Buyer re: Smartboard Rocks and Minerals Interactive Lessons
I also can not open the rocks and minerals file. What can I do to open it?
February 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
Tchrgrl
Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Do you have the Smartboard program?
February 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Elizabeth Reynolds  (TpT Seller) re: Smartboard Rocks and Minerals Interactive Lessons
Is there anyway to use the program without the Smart Board software? I have Memio.

Thank you,
Elizabeth
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I think that you can open it online at this web address, but I am not sure. http://express.smarttech.com/#

You can also download the program for a 30 day free trial, export the file into powerpoint and tweak it. If you already purchased it, I can export it to Powerpoint for you and send it to your email if you send me your address at tchrgrl@gmail.com
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Bonnie B. re: Comprehensive Smartboard Fraction Lessons Unit, 118 Slides!
Hi. I love your lesson! My school however does not have smart notebook 11. I think we have smart notebook 9 or 10. If I purchase, is there another way for me to use the slides possibly in a powerpoint?
January 27, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi! Thanks so much for the compliment. The fraction unit was designed in either Smart Notebook 9 or 10. It is a great unit and I know that you will love it. Please let me know if you have any issues.
Anna
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Brenda T. re: Comprehensive Smartboard Fraction Lessons Unit, 118 Slides!
does this item include instruction on the subtraction of mixed numbers with renaming?
December 15, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi! Thank you for your inquiry. This unit does not address the subtraction of mixed numbers. The highest the unit goes is adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. However, it is an excellent resource for giving students a solid understanding of fractions before that point.
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Buyer re: Comprehensive Smartboard Fraction Lessons Unit, 118 Slides!
Can you send me the powerpoint? I still cannot view it. Thanks!
December 10, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Yes, can you email me the address to which you would like it sent?
tchrgrl@gmail.com
December 17, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Comprehensive Smartboard Fraction Lessons Unit, 118 Slides!
Hi! I bought your fractions slideshow but am unable to open it. Is there another type of file or something I need to support it?

Thanks!
December 4, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Do you have the Smartboard program and a Smartboard? If not, you can download the viewer from smarttech.com or I can send you the powerpoint. However the Power Point is not as interactive.
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Brandi L. re: Long Division Powerpoint
How many slides are included in this presentation?
December 2, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi,

The presentation is 22 slides long. Thanks for asking that, I did not realize it was not in the description.

Anna
December 2, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

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Dottie H. re: Smartboard Statistical Investigation: Line Plot, Median, Mode & Range with M&Ms
Hi Anna, can this be use with a mimio tablet?
November 12, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I have not done this before, but I found a link that may help you. http://fdlrs.leeschools.net/pdf/technology/Saving%20SMART%20Notebook%20Files%20to%20MimioStudio%20Files.pdf

If I can help you with this process, just email me at tchrgrl@gmail.com
November 12, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

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John B T. re: Smartboard Statistical Investigation: Line Plot, Median, Mode & Range with M&Ms
Hi, Anna! Actually, I am unable to download it. I didn't look at it closely. I thought it was a powerpoint. Could you send it to me anyway? Thanks!
November 12, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi Jennifer!
I exported the file into a powerpoint and sent that to you. It lost a few of the flash activities, but I sent you the pdf book as well. Hope that helps!
Anna
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John B T. re: Smartboard Statistical Investigation: Line Plot, Median, Mode & Range with M&Ms
I did not receive the file. Is there any way you can send it to my email? I already paid for it. My email is: jennifer-thompson@ukr.qsi.org Thanks!
November 12, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Hi Jennifer,

Thank you so much for purchasing my product. At the top of every page of this website is a gray bar, the third option from the left says, "My Purchases." If you click on that, you should be able to download my product and every other product you have purchased. I would be happy to send it to you if you are not able to do this. This is an important page because when sellers update their product, you can re-download it. I have updated a few of my products before. Thanks again, and let me know if you still need it emailed to you.
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Nancy F. re: Smartboard Statistical Investigation: Line Plot, Median, Mode & Range with M&Ms
What program did you use to write this? Is notebook the program?
October 1, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I used the Smartboard program (notebook).
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Buyer re: Smartboard Rocks and Minerals Interactive Lessons
Hello!
I just purchased this power point. When I try to open it, it won't let me. It says that the file was sent as an email attachment and can't be decoded.
Is there another way to open it?
Thank you,
Danielle

Yes, I have the Smart Board, but what program do I need to open it?
September 30, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
Tchrgrl
Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Do you have a smartboard and the program?
September 30, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Skeletal System Smartboard Bones and Joints with Experiment
Do you know if there is a way to use this with promethean? This looks awesome, and I would love to use it!
April 20, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I don't know. I have heard that some people have downloaded the smartboard viewer from the website. I do not know how that would work. I would go to their website, download the viewer, and download a free smartboard file to see if it would work.
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Jan F. re: Smartboard Animal Lessons: Ecosystems, Adaptations, and Food Chains
Does this product work on a Promethean board?
April 15, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I don't know. I have heard that some people have downloaded the smartboard viewer from the website. I do not know how that would work. I would go to their website, download the viewer, and download a free smartboard file to see if it would work.
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Sapphire  (TpT Seller) re: Comprehensive Smartboard Fraction Lessons Unit, 118 Slides!
Do you anything similar for multiplying and dividing fractions?
November 29, 2011 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I don't have anything for multiplying and dividing fractions. Sorry.
November 30, 2011 Report inappropriate comment

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I would be interested in using some of your materials on my website universalhomeschool.com (this website is due to be released in August 2011). The site will mainly focus on teaching videos for children who are being homeschooled, or need the extra help. We will offer math, reading and writing. I started building this site about a year ago and during this time I have been creating videos, quizzes, worksheets and lesson plans. I originally wanted a site that would be available for free to parents and teachers. Unfortunately because of the cost of the hosting, development, materials, and other overheads having a free site would be impossible so I will be charging a yearly fee to have access to the site. This will be anywhere between $30 and $50.
Therefore I am asking you for permission to use your work on my website. I will pay for your materials, give you the credit, create a link to your page and give you free membership.
If you are not interested, that is fine I understand. Let me know if you would like to discuss another agreement.
Thanks
Gary Joseph
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Yes, a ppt. would be something I could use. I am trying to gather as many good resources as I can find to begin my fractions unit in a few weeks. I have a group of extremely low 3rd graders. Thanks for your quick response.
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
The Fraction Unit is now available as a PowerPoint! Hope you are pleased with the results. I am certain your students will benefit from the visual understanding of fractions. Though, with low third graders, you will probably only use 80% of the Unit because I designed it for 3rd through 5th grade. Please let me know how it turns out! Be sure to download the sample PowerPoint I have made available. In addition, I have reduced the price to $10.00 for the remainder of February.
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Buyer re: Comprehensive Smartboard Fraction Lessons Unit, 118 Slides!
Can you do a download without Smartboard activities? I would love to buy your product, it looks great; but I don't have a Smartboard.
February 13, 2011 Report inappropriate comment
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
I was considering changing the file into a powerpoint. It is still an amazing visual unit even if the teacher is doing the manipulating, or having the kids come to the computer. Would a powerpoint work for you?
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Buyer re: Number Sense and Operations Jeopardy
I have an interactive white board and would love to use this application. I can't seem to open it. Could you direct to where I can get the application or maybe just tell me how to do it? I do have a MAC which may be the issue :)
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Tchrgrl  (TpT Seller)
Do you have the smartboard software?
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My expertise is in beginning reading/phonics/word study. I am a reading specialist and studied under renowned professors Shane Templeton and Donald Bear. I am a National Board Certified Teacher. Visit my blog: http://tchrgrl.blogspot.com I have been a teacher for 14 years. I have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. I am currently teaching 1st grade. Five years ago I wrote a grant for a SMARTboard and received two for our school. Then, I entered the SMART Teacher content challenge contest and was the North American Primary Winner! I won a fabulous trip to London which was incredible. What a city! SMARTtech is an amazing company with amazing people and using their product has changed my life.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is hands on fun! I encourage students to be in charge of their learning and praise all of their efforts. I try to build a thorough understanding in the students for each subject I teach. I enjoy putting together valuable, clean looking lessons. When I design SMARTboard lessons, I always keep the goal in mind: Students are supposed to touch the board on most of the slides. I don't like to look for several different files, so I like to produce whole units of study. Check out my fraction unit. It is amazing, if I do say so myself!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

North American Primary winner of the Smart Teacher Content Challenge Contest.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. of Science in Elementary Education M.ED. Literacy Studies Other areas of expertise: Word Study

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Elementary school teachers are the hardest working people in the world. I enjoy helping my colleagues find time to have a life outside of school. I strive for perfection. Please email me at tchrgrl@gmail.com with any comments or suggestions, or visit my blog at http://tchrgrl.blogspot.com