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**TpT Top 20 All-Time Bestseller** *Updated to include descriptions that fit on the BACK of the circle! Now they are *PERFECT* for anyone who comes in your class to lead a Brain Break! If you've already downloaded, just go to "My Purchases" to
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** Featured on the 2 Sisters' Tip of the Week 7/6/12** This is a great activity to combine both math and word work! I pair this sheet with a baggie of play coins and have students determine the worth of each of their spelling words. You could
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With the Common Core's increased emphasis on nonfiction, this packet with be very helpful in keeping your students engaged and involved in a wide variety of activities to understand nonfiction text features. NF Text Features included are: - Table
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This packet includes all of the resources you will need to start a Morning Meeting in your classroom, including a 30+ page E-BOOK to walk you through the entire process!! **To see a quick flip-through of the e-book, click HERE. Included in the
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Are subjects and predicates challenging when it comes to motivating your students? Use this "Complete Sentences" pack and your favorite Star Wars characters to help! Included are: - 3 Anchor Charts (Color and B&W) - Instruction pages for each
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These activities will get you all set for year-long, self- differentiating word work centers and/or math centers! Each activity combines learning spelling with a math concept, like place value, addition, multiplication, cents, and dollars.
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This is another great activity to combine math and word work! I pair this sheet with a baggie of place value blocks in ones, tens & hundreds to have students determine the worth of each word. On the bottom of this page, they are also asked to
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This is a combo set at a discounted price that includes all three of my word work centers in one convenient download. Included are: - How Much is Your Word Worth? (original version with pennies, nickels, dimes & quarters) - Place Value Spelling
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This is a great Spelling/Word Work/Math Station that incorporates spelling, manipulatives, and mental math. Have students create words using Letter Tiles or by making your own using the included pdf pages of 3 sets of A-Z tiles with numbers (A-Z
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This unit includes seven center activities to celebrate the changing seasons into the colorful fall. Included are: - 2 pages of measurement figures (fall items) - 4 pages of 2 & 3-digit number cards- 36 total (to be used in 3 centers- keeps it
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I have been incorporating Mystery Readers into my class for the last six years and it has been fantastic! Mystery Readers are parents, siblings, grandparents, visiting relatives, family friends, neighbors.... basically, anyone with an attachment
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This math activity is the perfect way to engage students, get them moving, and practice different ways to write numbers in standard form, word form, expanded form, and using place value blocks. The Monster Math packet includes 24 cards, 5 student
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This unit includes five center activities to keep you warm in math during the upcoming winter months. Included are: - 3 pages of measurement figures (snowflakes) - 3 pages of clocks- :00, :15, :30, :45 - 2 pages of 2 & 3 digit (mostly 3
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Looking for new, unique, and kinesthetic ways to practice spelling and/or vocabulary words? By incorporating these two centers into your Word Work rotation, you are not only having your students practice their words, but become familiar with
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If you are a fan of having interactive notebooks and are also teaching Health, then you will love this product! Included in this packet are 45+ interactive notebook elements that cover a wide-rage of topics including, but not limited to: -
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This unit includes over five center activities to help teach important vocabulary from Back to School season. Included are: - Making Words (2-9+ letter words) - Word Search (uses most of the Back to School vocabulary words) - Parts of Speech Sort
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This set includes three different versions of my popular Word Work Activity, How Much is Your Word Worth? - The original version features a variety of pennies, nickels, dimes & quarters - #2 features all four coins as well as dollars - #3
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This math activity is the perfect way to engage students, get them moving, and practice different ways to show multiplication: through problems, products, arrays, and fact triangles. The Multiplication Monsters packet includes 24 cards, 5 student
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This language activity is the perfect way to engage students, get them moving, and practice the past, present and future tense of both regular and irregular verbs. The Verb Tense Monsters packet includes 24 cards, 5 student work pages and a
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This is a collection of 135+ different Brain Breaks to use throughout the year during various seasons, topics, or for any reason whatsoever!! These can be used as transitions, breaks in the middle of an activity, something to raise or lower the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for the past 10+ years, the majority of which have been in 3rd grade. It was my favorite grade as a student and is my favorite grade as a teacher :) I have also taught 2nd and 5th in both the big city and now the 'burbs.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My style includes a mixture of humor, activity, and high expectations. I love adding in movement and music whenever I can. We use a lot of Whole Brain Teaching strategies as well as Brain Breaks throughout our day to keep things fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Impact on Education Award 2013, Boulder Valley School District

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS, Early Childhood Education from The Ohio State University MA, Childhood Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, NY

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