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By Brilliance Builders
Career Planning Quizzes will help students to explore their work potential and gather personal insights for their own career planning strategies. The Personality Quiz asks students read questions and answer Yes or No. There are no right or wrong
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, School Counseling
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$3.00
$2.40
210
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By Brilliance Builders
Ancient Egypt looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived.Topics include: The Geography of North Africa, The Importance of the Nile River, Pharaohs of Egypt, People
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
179
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By Brilliance Builders
Latitude and Longitude PowerPoint helps students discover the secrets of parallels and meridians. Students learn to understand the latitude and longitude lines running across our maps and globes. An overview of latitude and longitude is presented
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.50
$2.80
152
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By Brilliance Builders
Ancient China looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. Topics include: The Geography of China, Early Chinese Civilization, Confucius, Shi Huangdi, The Great
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
131
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By Brilliance Builders
Ancient India looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. Topics include: The Geography of South Asia, City Life in Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, The Aryans,
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
159
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By Brilliance Builders
Ancient Rome looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. Topics include: The Italian Peninsula, The Founding of Rome, Roman Culture, The Roman Republic, The Punic
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
132
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By Brilliance Builders
Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Life Skills Series provides 95 worksheet pages to help students with the complex processes involved in reading comprehension and life skills learning.Each worksheet is divided into vocabulary, text comprehension,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Life Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$7.00
$5.60
112
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By Brilliance Builders
Ancient Rome, The Empire Unit contains information, activities, and quizzes, explaining ancient Rome, and the rise of the Roman empire.Content information includes: Ancient Rome, The Rise of the Roman Empire I (A New Nation Emerges, Expansion
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Handouts
$5.00
$4.00
94
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By Brilliance Builders
World Geography is designed to supplement and/or introduce material in a study of world social studies/geography curriculum. Each activity worksheet helps students learn the names and locations of countries, cities, and geographic features around
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
66
Digital Download PDF (0.84 MB)
By Brilliance Builders
Ancient Greece looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. Topics include: The Geography of Greece, Early People of Greece, Sparta, Athens, Greek Culture, The
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
94
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By Brilliance Builders
Safety and First Aid Unit presents elements of safety, emergency response, and the basic requirements of First Aid.Presented topics include: Family Emergency Plan Template, Emergency Supply Kit Checklist, What Do You Know?, Emergency Response,
Subjects:
Physical Education, Health, Life Skills
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
$7.00
$5.60
73
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By Brilliance Builders
The House of the Scorpion Study Guide contains Vocabulary and Questions arranged according to grouped chapters of the novel (1-3, 4-5, 6-9, 10-14, 15-18, 19-22, 23-25, 26-30, 31-34, 35-38).Also included are the following titles: Anticipation Guide,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Novel Study
$6.00
$4.80
71
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By Brilliance Builders
Volcanoes, An Introductory Unit of Study is designed to introduce students to some of the "hows" and "whys" concerning volcanoes and their eruptions. It may be used "as is" to give an overview of the subject, or as a springboard to launch into a
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
91
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By Brilliance Builders
Ancient Mesopotamia looks at the people and places of the world long ago; who lived long ago, when they lived, where they lived, and how they lived. Topics include: The Geography of Southwest Asia, The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, Sumer, Some
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
66
Digital Download PDF (1.29 MB)
By Brilliance Builders
Job Interview Success Guide helps students increase their competence and confidence during an employment interview.Topics include: Preparing for the Interview, Giving Good Answers to Interview Questions, Developing Appropriate Interview Behaviors,
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Character Education
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
$3.20
60
Digital Download PDF (0.40 MB)
By Brilliance Builders
Health and Wellness Worksheets are designed to increase knowledge and understanding about health and wellness.These worksheets are designed to evaluate student health behaviors and knowledge of the various topics and areas of health.Topics include:
Subjects:
Physical Education, Health, Life Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$7.00
$5.60
51
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By Brilliance Builders
Completing the Multiple Intelligences Inventory can help students determine which intelligences and learning styles are strongest for them. Intelligence inventories are determined for Linguistic Intelligence, Logical-Mathematical Intelligence,
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Study Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$2.50
$2.00
54
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By Brilliance Builders
Elements of a Play PowerPoint presents the basic elements of this type of structured literary form of theatre.Introduced are: What is a play?, Playwrights and Script, Acts and Scenes, Intermission, Skits, Cast of Characters, Narrator, Dialogue,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$3.50
$2.80
66
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By Brilliance Builders
Health Lesson Plans contains the following classroom lesson plans created to be used in Health and Physical Education classes: Lesson Plan: Food and Nutrition Subjects: Science/Health Grades: 3-5 Description: In this unit, students will learn
Subjects:
Science, Physical Education, Health
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Handouts
$3.00
$2.40
42
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By Brilliance Builders
Weather and Forecasting Studies contains information and projects explaining forms of precipitation, cloud identification, weather gauges, mountains and elevation, seasons, thunder and lightning, convection and winds, weather forecasting, the jet
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, Activities
$4.00
$3.20
63
Digital Download PDF (1.55 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over a twenty-five year period have taught grades 4-12 inclusive. Five years teaching exclusively Business Education classes, and twenty years teaching various Junior and High School subjects. Last ten years and currently, serve in curriculum development. Have also participated in school wide evaluations and teacher orientation and mentoring programs. Continue to research and develop curriculum and various educational materials to be used in the classroom.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Teaching and learning is a quest of personal discovery, one for me based on traditional methods, hands-on experiences, and a technology-rich environment.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Thomas and Violet Zapara Excellence in Teaching Award, 1993. Canada Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia Master of Education Degree, May 2006. Major: Curriculum Studies, Emphasis: Learning and Technology. Canadian University College, College Heights, Alberta: Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska (Extension) Bachelor of Education Degree, May 1985. Major: Business Administration, Minor: Religion

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My hobbies include gardening, photography, reading, computers, Bernese Mountain Dogs, travel, and outdoor activities such as hiking and camping.

GRADES

PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff, Not Grade Specific

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Numbers, Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, Middle Ages, World Language, French, Chinese, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Music, Other (Music), Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Career and Technical Education, Health, Business, Educational Administration & Policy, Canadian History, Australian History, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Portuguese, Life Skills, Religion, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Business, School Counseling, Psychology, Economics , Character Education, Family Consumer Sciences, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, General Science, Physical Science, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Cooking, Algebra 2, Employment, ESL / ELL / EFL, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Winter, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, Spring, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, For Administrators, Vocational Education, Coaching, End of Year, Women's History Month, African History, Classroom Community

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