# 21st Century Kids

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 "I think you learn more if you're laughing at the same time." ~ Mary Ann Schaffer

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Students imagine what it would be like to suddenly have \$1,000,000 to spend as they like. This project allows them to practice all stages of the writing process while writing a creative narrative story, practice math skills while creating a budget
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\$3.50
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A Thing or Two About Problem Solving in Reading: A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Prompting Guide & Flip Book for Parents. This is a wonderful resource for parents and educators. It makes a great handout for Literacy Night! It would also make a great
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A performance-based assessment allowing students to demonstrate their number sense, ability to compose and decompose numbers, and use operations to solve problems. Great prep for Common Core Assessments. Contains two levels for
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Students practice basic math facts and build automaticity while playing this fun, familiar game, which is patterned after checkers. This pack contains game boards for multiples of 7 through 12.
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This problem solving activity is designed to be completed cooperatively. Partners find the missing numbers to complete the addition and subtraction equations.
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This multi-level, performance-based activity assesses students' ability to read and interpret bar graphs. Not only must they answer questions about the graph, but they must also prove their answers. The final question is designed to show which
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This quick, fun, warm-up activity asks students to sort words of varying difficulty according to their vowel sounds by feeding them to a dinosaur on the SMARTboard! Simply slide each meat chunk into Tuffy's mouth. Since he only eats short vowels,
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This problem solving activity is designed to be completed cooperatively. Partners find the missing numbers to complete the addition and subtraction equations. (powerpoint version)
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With this fun reading bingo game, student will be motivated to try new types of books as they learn about 15 different genres of literature. They will also practice classifying books within these genres. Students are asked to explain their
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This multi-level activity assesses students' ability to read and interpret bar graphs. Not only must they answer questions about the graph, but they must also explain their strategies and thinking behind their answers. The final question is
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Students can practice counting groups of coins (pennies through half dollars) as they make balanced equations.
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Students solve problems about cookies by extending patterns and adding with equal groups. This activity also introduces multiplication and relates it to repeated addition.
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With this fun reading bingo game, student will be motivated to try new types of books as they learn about 15 different genres of literature. They will also practice classifying books within these genres. Students are asked to explain their
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Students practice basic math facts and build automaticity while playing this fun, familiar game, which is patterned after checkers. This pack contains game boards for multiples of 0 through 6.
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This SMARTboard activity is perfect for spring! Students sort and locate words with a certain number of syllables (one, two or three syllables). They can check their answers by feeding them to a bunny. If they have chosen a word with the correct
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Students practice basic math facts and build automaticity while playing this fun, familiar game, which is patterned after checkers. This pack contains game boards for addition facts: +0, +1, +2, doubles, near doubles, +10, +9, +8, Partners of 10,
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This problem solving activity is designed to be completed cooperatively. Partners find the missing numbers to complete a variety of addition and subtraction equations.
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This problem solving activity is designed to be completed cooperatively. Partners find the missing numbers to complete a variety of addition and subtraction equations. (powerpoint version)
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Students demonstrate their skills with addition and subtraction computation, their knowledge of the relationship between addition and subtraction and their understanding of balance in an equation by filling in missing numbers to complete a variety
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Students can practice counting groups of coins (pennies through half dollars) as they make balanced equations.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MY TEACHING STYLE

I strongly believe that learning should be fun, for teachers as well as students! I love creating new teaching materials, projects, and games to keep things fresh and interesting from year to year.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Goldin Award for Excellence in Education 2008

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Elementary Education MS in Curriculum and Instruction specializing in Reading and Language Studies

I'm currently working as a Reading Recovery teacher and Literacy Specialist