Andrea Taktak

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By Andrea Taktak
Group Inquiry lessons are becoming a popular choice for cooperative learning. This lesson/activity was written to be an introduction to the Nervous System. I created these for my semester one Anatomy and Physiology class after a training on Group
Subjects:
Anatomy
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$8.00
29
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a "Group Activity" lesson on the integument, specifically on the skin. I use this as an introduction to this system. This activity contains 4 models with questions and directions to do some labeling. The models are:OverviewSkin
Subjects:
Anatomy
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$6.00
28
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By Andrea Taktak
This is "Group Activity" lesson on the Muscular System. It is meant to be an inquiry based look at some of the major objectives of the unit. Suggested use is as an introduction of a new unit. I created these for my semester one Anatomy and
Subjects:
Anatomy
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$8.00
21
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By Andrea Taktak
This was one of the best lessons of the year! Students choose which of the 7 projects they would like to work on for learning the parts of the cell...then I group students based on their interest and they work as a partnership (for some, individual
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Projects, Activities
$5.00
14
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By Andrea Taktak
Students in my Sports Medicine class must learn about the knee. There is a fantastic video tutorial on YouTube that takes the learner through the major bones, ligaments, and soft tissue of the knee. I created this handout to accompany the video so
Subjects:
Anatomy, Other (Science)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Video Files
$3.50
6
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a "group activity" on the Tissue level of organization. It is meant to introduce this level of organization with respect to Anatomy and Physiology students as the focus is on human tissues. There are 5 models for students to look at and
Subjects:
Anatomy
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$6.50
14
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a complete semester of Forensic Science Lesson plans typed out as daily lesson plans but in a week by week format for 18 weeks plus an exam week. I have taught this course now a total of 6 times and have built it from the ground up at my
Subjects:
Forensics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$30.00
$25.00
17
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By Andrea Taktak
Menu Boards, or Choice Boards are a great way to differentiate instruction. This menu board (tic tac toe board) has three columns which are: cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis. Each topic then has three choices for activities from "easy", "medium" and
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$5.00
6
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By Andrea Taktak
Students in my Sports Medicine class must learn about the shoulder. There is a fantastic video tutorial on YouTube that takes the learner through the major bones, ligaments, and soft tissue of the shoulder. I created this handout to accompany the
Subjects:
Anatomy, Other (Science)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Video Files
$3.00
8
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a "Group Activity" lesson on the Skeletal System. It contains 4 models that address the following topics:1. Basic anatomy of a long bone2. Basic Anatomy of Haversian systems3. Classification of bones by shape4. Appendicular/Axial Skeleton
Subjects:
Anatomy
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$8.00
16
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By Andrea Taktak
Students in my Sports Medicine class must learn about the ankle. There is a fantastic video tutorial on YouTube that takes the learner through the major bones, ligaments, and soft tissue of the ankle. I created this handout to accompany the video
Subjects:
Anatomy, Other (Science)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Video Files
$3.50
5
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a menu board project on Disorders of the Endocrine, Digestive, and Cardiovascular systems. The projects range from simple to complex in descending order with varying amounts of points. A great extension to the Anatomy class.
Subjects:
Anatomy, Health, Anatomy
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Research, Projects
$8.00
4
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By Andrea Taktak
Are you starting a Sports Medicine class for your high school students? I started mine about 8 years ago and am now selling my year long lesson plans to help other schools and teachers get started! My lesson plans are formatted with Bell work, Daily
Subjects:
Exercise Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$75.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.13 MB)
By Andrea Taktak
This document contains 6 case studies on topics of: Subdural hematoma, Cerebral Contusion, concussion, Skull fracture, Second Impact Syndrome, and Punch drunk Syndrome. Students can be individually assigned to complete all 6, or you could group
Subjects:
Anatomy, Other (Science)
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Activities
$6.00
4
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By Andrea Taktak
Students in my Sports Medicine class must learn about the major skin conditions that athletes may face. As an introduction, I found a great website that has a practice quiz (pre-assessment) and slide shows that students can use to preview major
Subjects:
Anatomy, Other (Science), Health
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Webquests
$3.00
5
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a PowerPoint on Blood Typing that I have used in both Anatomy and Physiology and in Forensic Science. There is a slide for students to pause and construct a chart to synthesize the information.
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Forensics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.50
10
Digital Download PPT (0.20 MB)
By Andrea Taktak
This package is a zip file containing several files for an orienteering unit. Including a worksheet to a referenced orienteering article. The referenced article has reinforcement videos to go along with the content. There are also several activities
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Geography, General Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
$10.00
2
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By Andrea Taktak
This is a 25 Slide Presentation on what Forensic Anthropology is about (Introductory). I use it in Forensic Science to talk about what the role of the Forensic Anthropologist is and also some basic information on differences of remains based on
Subjects:
Forensics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
8
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By Andrea Taktak
This file contains 4 Activites in the realm of Impression Evidence: 1. A Shoe Imprint Research Activity- students pick a type of shoe to investigate, role a print (using water clean up poster paint) and do some analysis and research on it, and make
Subjects:
Forensics
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Activities, Laboratory
$10.00
6
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By Andrea Taktak
This 2 page worksheet has 17 review/discussion questions that follow the showing of the movie "GATTACA." I show this when talking about Biotechnology topics and Bioethics.
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$2.00
9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am in my 11th year of teaching science courses at Glen Este High School in Cincinnati, OH. I have a Masters of Education degree in Quality Teaching Strategies from Graceland University. I am a Master Teacher and have a Teacher Leader endorsement from the state of Ohio. I currently teach Honors Biology and elective courses in Forensics and Anatomy and Physiology. I also have taught Environmental Science and a 9th grade General Science course.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I vary my teaching style greatly, my specialty is in Differentiated Instruction, but I also lecture, do lots of hands-on activities, group projects, and utilize our textbooks as resources for gathering information.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated for Who's Who Among High School Teachers 2005, 2006, 2007 Teacher Leader Endorsement 2010 Master Teacher status 2011

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated from Glen Este HS (where I teach) in 1996 Graduate of UC with an Associate of Arts in Pre-Secondary Ed Graduate of Northern Kentucky University in 2000 with Bachelor of Science Graduate of Graceland University in 2005 with Masters of Education in Quality Teaching Strategies. Additional coursework from University of Cincinnati's Teacher Leader program

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am married to a technology teacher who also teaches at a nearby high school, and we have two beautiful children ages 8 and 7.

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