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Use these response sheets and activities to help students express their learning about the tragic, historical events that occured in America on September 11, 2001. This product encourages students to think deeply about events and its effects on the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.75
45
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By Always A Lesson
Literacy coaches, math coaches, interventionist, teacher leaders, new coaches and experienced coaches need a variety of resources to effectively implement instructional partnerships. Snag this GROWING bundle at a discount to find all the things you
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Professional Development
$106.43
$85.14
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By Always A Lesson
When teaching about the seven continents (North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and Antarctica), enhance your students’ learning by engaging them with these visual cards to help them gather and retain new knowledge. TIPS:You
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10
$8.99
58
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By Always A Lesson
A learning walk is an excellent way for teachers to gain new ideas that will enhance their own classroom teaching. Observing in a peer’s classroom can offer a new vibrant look at how to engage students, plan lessons and more! This guide will help
Subjects:
Professional Development, For All Subjects, For Administrators
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms
$3.99
32
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By Always A Lesson
Becoming a mentor teacher is a great responsibility. Using a monthly meeting time effectively can make a huge impact on new teachers that are acclimating to a new school and trying their best to succeed. Available in paper, digital and editable
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
$5.75
29
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By Always A Lesson
Use this form to record a lesson observation of staff members. Great tool for tracking progress, collecting evidence and increasing accountability for staff improvement. Includes Yes/No checklist items and blank space to record detailed
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Professional Development
$2.25
25
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By Always A Lesson
Within a coaching cycle, teacher self-reflection plays an important role in the growth of the teacher. In order to enhance self-reflection discussions, use these question stems to help ensure a meaningful and productive conversation about setting
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$1.99
31
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By Always A Lesson
Use these simple slips to give feedback after visiting a teacher’s classroom or after a brief walk-through observation. Glow (area of strength) and grow (area to develop) is an easy way to communicate to teachers without disrupting their
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Professional Development
$1.50
25
Digital Download ZIP (10.96 MB)
By Always A Lesson
This one-pager guides an instructional coach through a discussion with a teacher after an observation. It includes examples of what topics to address during the observation debrief conversation. Updated 8/7/19: Digital & Editable formats addedIf
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$1.50
34
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By Always A Lesson
These editable, easy to use data tracking pages can be used to help you keep track of students' academic performance and will help you analyze results in an efficient and effective manner. Also included are pages students may use to track their own
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Classroom Forms
$3.25
41
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By Always A Lesson
This resource explains in detail an effective literacy block including components, examples and resources. Questions Addressed:-What should I do during a lengthy literacy block?-What is balanced literacy?-How do I account for a variety of learning
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Professional Development
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Professional Development
$5.99
43
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By Always A Lesson
This visual helps instructional coaches develop a cycle of support for teachers based on their teaching proficiency levels. Includes a keyword box to explain common coaching terminology and space to track where teachers are in the support
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Professional Development
$2.50
20
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By Always A Lesson
As a coach, use this survey as a tool to collect teacher feedback and improve coaching best practices and effectiveness. Includes 9 statements to rate from 1-5 (5 being the best) as well as an open answer section for additional details to share.
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$1.25
20
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By Always A Lesson
Use this survey to gain information from the staff in terms of their performance levels for teaching skills as well as preferences for professional development. Then organize staff by skill level and begin small group or 1:1 coaching sessions.
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Professional Development
$1.75
8
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By Always A Lesson
This presentation is a high engagement activity for students that includes reflection and point of view.Teachers use this for:Beginning of the year activityFirst day of school warm up‘Get to know you’ game for studentsMorning MeetingJournal
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Classroom Community
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$4.25
27
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By Always A Lesson
Preparing for a substitute (sub) teacher just got easier! Print these materials, fill in the necessary information for your specific class, and keep handy for planned or emergency absences! Included: - FAQ page- List of Items to Include in Sub
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables, Classroom Forms
$2.99
12
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By Always A Lesson
Learn the ropes as you take on your first day as an instructional coach. Topics Included: -Why Do We Need Instructional Coaches? -How Can I Prepare To Become A Coach? -How Do I Apply for a Coaching Position? -What is a Coaching Philosophy? / How Do
Subjects:
Professional Development, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
$3.99
14
Digital Download PDF (6.89 MB)
By Always A Lesson
Teach about economics and financial literacy by introducing topics such as goods and services, wants and needs, division of labor, finances, and resources (human, capital and natural). Included:Reading passages and comprehension questionsVocabulary
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Social Studies - History), Economics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$6.50
9
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By Always A Lesson
Explain the difference and importance of natural, human and capital resources as well as differentiate between goods and services. Included:Reading passages with illustrations & comprehension questionsSorting activities Resource problem scenario
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, Geography
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
$3.25
12
Digital Download PDF (3.61 MB)
By Always A Lesson
Have students share their favorite books in a creative way: complete a book report on top of a brown paper bag (or a cereal box)! Information requested include: character traits, setting description, main idea. Have students present their finished
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3
$2.15
10
Digital Download PDF (2.18 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 8 years in two public elementary schools in Charlotte, NC. I currently work as a new teacher coach.

MY TEACHING STYLE

High expectations with unending support

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Certification as an Early Childhood Generalist I recently published my very first book for new and aspiring teachers called "Elementary EDUC 101: What They Didn't Teach You in College." Pass this resource on to those who could benefit! (http://www.amazon.com/Elementary-Educ-101-Didnt-College/dp/1478711868)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Psychology and Special Education, B.A. Curriculum and Supervision, M.A.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I was married on May 8, 2015! (new name = Bridgers) We had our first bundle of joy, Lily Elizabeth, on October 26, 2016. We are currently awaiting our next bundle coming in July!

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