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# Anna Colley

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United States - Georgia
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 Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. - Frederick Douglass

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Seamlessly integrate math and science in this lesson. Put your students' knowledge of coordinate systems and ordered pairs to work to graph the relative locations and shapes of some of the major North Polar Constellations. Location of Polaris (the
Subjects:
Math, Science, Astronomy
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Lesson
\$3.00
719
Have fun practicing cause and effect with your class. This activity can be used in literacy centers, reading stations, small group, or whole group. Students cut out cards containing causes and glue them into a chart showing disastrous effects. The
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Centers
\$2.00
124
Give your students hands-on practice in classifying triangles with this cut and glue geometry activity. Students cut out a variety of triangles and glue them into a graphic organizer, classifying each triangle for both sides and angles. A key is
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$1.50
199
Make critical thinking fun with this pack of 5 logic puzzles. Puzzles progress from easy to challenging to help you scaffold for your students or differentiate for diverse skill levels. Great for gifted education classes, enrichment, morning work,
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
\$3.00
83
Please note: This activity is also included in the MLK Day Packet resource. Your students will enjoy celebrating MLK Day and Black History Month with this fun graphing activity! Your students will put their knowledge of coordinate systems,
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$2.75
72
Show your appreciation for your school nurse (if you're still lucky enough to have one!) by having your students personalize these adorable themed cards for School Nurse Day (celebrated each year on the Wednesday that falls between May 6 and May
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Writing
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$1.00
84
This is one of my most popular items! Get your students excited about learning with file folder centers and games! This file folder game focuses on the reading skill of identifying author's purpose. You get everything you need to put together the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Centers
\$3.00
137
'Tis the season for following directions! Help your students practice following multi-step written directions with this fun and challenging seasonal activity. Students begin with the word HOLIDAYS and follow the directions to change HOLIDAYS into a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, For All Subject Areas
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
293
Students falling over themselves to proofread?! This is what happened in my classroom when I put up this bulletin board--before I even had a chance to introduce it! Students immediately gravitated to the board from the first day and began puzzling
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Grammar, Writing
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Centers
\$5.00
173
Get out the scissors and glue! Students cut out cards showing pictures of various objects. They then decide the appropriate unit to use when measuring the weight or mass of the object and sort the cards into a chart. Separate charts are included for
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
\$2.50
162
The Schoolhouse Rock series of videos are packed with learning potential, but sometimes our students aren't engaged enough with the videos to learn all of the content. I have seen my students' engagement and learning with the Grammar Rock videos
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Grammar
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Movie Guides, Lesson
\$3.50
58
Get into the spirit of Valentine's Day and practice some figurative language at the same time. Students read a humorous letter from a son to his mother and find 10 examples of similes using both the as and the like forms. A bonus box writing
Subjects:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Centers
\$1.00
78
Wait! This activity is also available in a pack of 5 fall and winter ordered pairs practice activities! It's like getting one activity free! Click here for the pack of 5 activities.Celebrate the season with this fun winter practice activity! Your
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Visual Arts
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$2.75
81
This fun practice activity will allow students to put their knowledge of coordinate systems, coordinate graphing, and ordered pairs to work creating a mystery picture. Students plot points from a list of ordered pairs and then connect the dots to
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$2.75
48
It's that time of year again--the holidays!--and I have created a pack containing some of my most popular coordinate graphing practice activities for the fall and winter seasons. Your students will have a great time plotting mystery ordered pairs
Subjects:
Graphing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$8.25
\$7.42
55
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Give your students a fun way to review the water cycle with this themed file folder game, A Day at the Beach. Your students will love the break from routine, and you'll love students' improved recall of science concepts and the preparation for
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games
\$3.00
43
Wait! This product is also included as part of the MLK Day Packet, which contains 8 activities themed around Martin Luther King, Jr. Get a better value by buying them together! This cause and effect matching activity can be used in literacy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Centers
\$1.50
71
Wait! This activity is also available in a pack of 5 fall and winter ordered pairs practice activities! It's like getting one activity free! Click here for the pack of 5 activities. Celebrate the season with this fun practice activity! Your
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Visual Arts
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
179
Erin Go Bragh and Happy St. Patrick's Day! Capture your students' enthusiasm for the holiday and use it to get them engaged in math learning. Your students will put their knowledge of coordinate systems, coordinate graphing, and ordered pairs to
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, St. Patrick's Day
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
\$2.75
63
Summer is almost here! Celebrate the end of the school year and the arrival of our favorite season with this fun practice and review activity! Your students will put their knowledge of coordinate systems, coordinate graphing, and ordered pairs to
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$2.75
54
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a public school teacher in a highly respected district in the Atlanta metro area for the past 17 years. I have taught very diverse students, usually all together in one group! After teaching fourth grade for ten years, I am now the technology coordinator for my public, special needs school, where I support staff and serve students from 6th-12th grades as well as young adults aged 18-21. You never know what changes life will bring!

MY TEACHING STYLE

My aim is to grow every student, whether a student is excelling or struggling. I strive to address many different learning styles and multiple intelligences in my lessons so that I can reach students where they are. I firmly believe that all students have strengths, and the strengths can be used to grow students in weaker areas. My work with special education has taught me the value of Universal Design for Learning, and I seek to incorporate those principles into my instruction for all learners, whether staff or student. I often try to pull in other subject areas as I address specific content. I am a big believer in vocabulary development and have incorporated some of Marzano's ideas into my instruction. I consider myself laid back and flexible, but quality instruction (and quality instructional tools) are important to me.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presentations include: Georgia Educational Technology Conference, 2017 "Cutting Up in the Makerspace" Gwinnett Digital Learning Conference, 2012-2017 "Cutting Up in the Makerspace" "If You Have to Ask: Creating Digital Forms and Surveys" "Wonderful Web 2.0" "Become a Graphics Guru" "Intro to Assistive Technology" I have designed professional development at the local school level, cluster (area) level, and at the district level. I earned a grant to provide every teacher in my school a Livescribe smart pen.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S.Ed., University of Georgia, Early Childhood Education, 1996 M.Ed., Walden University, Integrating Technology in the Classroom, 2004 Selected Staff Development History: Quality Plus Teaching Strategies Vocabulary Best Practices (Marzano) Literacy Best Practices (3 years) Opening Eyes to Mathematics Second Step (violence prevention / conflict resolution) Love and Logic (4 years) Continuous Improvement / Using Data (3 years) Georgia Educational Technology Conference attendee, 2011-2017 Gwinnett Digital Learning Conference attendee, 2011-2018

I am a 44 year old Christian, wife, and mom of two beautiful children. I live outside of Atlanta, Georgia in beautiful Gwinnett County. I enjoy discipling others at church, reading, movies, photography, and designing great curriculum materials for YOU!