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Sharks, an interactive unit. Use interactive materials and informational text to create fun, fact-filled lapbooks about sharks and how they live. Your kiddos will learn about sharks and their environment and then use the information to take notes
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Women's History Month is the perfect time to teach the contributions women have made to our country and the world. The story of Sonia Sotomayor details her journey to becoming the first Hispanic woman Supreme Court Justice as well as the following
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Your students will learn many interesting facts about insects and spiders while engaging in metacognitive strategies to extract information from charts and diagrams provided in this resource. Students demonstrate knowledge of new information
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This product contains a nine page biography with facts about Nat Turner's life as well as describing the climate in America during the 1860s. Perfect for studying Black History, Civil Rights and prejudice. Activities designed for differentiated
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This resource contains a non-fiction story about alligators and crocodiles and how they live. Scaffolding activities are provided to increase reading comprehension. Materials *Brainstorming chart *Prediction activity *Vocabulary Word
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This is on sale for $2.00 for a special promotion which runs 7/6/17 only. Click here to see more great deals. Reading Comprehension--Scaffolding for differentiated instruction The Great Locomotive Chase of 1862 is the true story of James Andrews
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This big bundle of interactive geography materials covering concepts and vocabulary will give your kids the skills they need to work in the content area. Do your kids know what an isthmus is? Do they know where the International Dateline is? Can
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Your kids will love this lighthouse-themed reading comprehension resource. Students will use a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies to complete the rigorous activities included . The resource is designed in a fun, flip book style. It
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The Black History Reading Comprehension Bundle contains the full version of three original resources. This bundle is perfect to celebrate and honor black Americans who were part of the struggle for equality in America. This bundle highlights the
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Three Thanksgiving resources are all rolled into one easy package. Click on the titles below to check out all three previews. Math Fun Thanksgiving You-Know Multiplication Thanksgiving You-Know is a math multiplication game based on the popular
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Women's History Month is celebrated in March. Harriet Beecher Stowe is the perfect subject for Black History month and Women's History month or anytime as a resource to learn about an influential figure in American history and improve reading
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a retired Special Education teacher with over 20 years experience teaching grades 1 through 8 in elementary and middle school settings. I started out teaching special kids in a self-contained classroom and eventually moved to a resource room. Later, I was invited to teach graduate level courses for the Literacy Department at a Long Island, NY college. I loved teaching the aspiring teachers as well as those veteran teachers who wanted a master’s degree in literacy or special education. When I retired from public school the Director of Special Services asked me to return on a part-time basis to become the district’s first official teacher mentor for new Special Education teachers. That was a great way to continue to share with new teachers. Unfortunately, this position ended when the district had economic problems, like many other districts, and had layoffs for the first time in decades. No new teachers, no need for a mentor. That was a very sad day for all, mostly the kids.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Even though I am retired, I will always be a Special Education teacher at heart. When creating resources my goal is always to prepare lessons that encourage even the most reluctant learners to become active participants. My materials require students to engage in hands-on learning and provide opportunities for them to experience success so they want to participate. Teachers need to turn reluctant learners into can-do kids.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Graduated with Special Education departmental honors

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Elementary Education, N-6; BA in Special Education; MS Literacy Education, K-12

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