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Career Planning Quizzes will help students 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:
Life Skills, School Counseling, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$3.50
232
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By Brilliance Builders
Emergency 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
Subjects:
Life Skills, Physical Education, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$5.00
76
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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:
Geography, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
158
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By Brilliance Builders
Health and Wellness Worksheets are designed to increase knowledge and understanding about health and wellness, and can also be used to evaluate student health behaviors and knowledge of the various topics explored.Topics include: Exploring the
Subjects:
Physical Education, Health, Life Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
54
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By Brilliance Builders
The House of the Scorpion Study Guide contains materials for an activity-based study of this novel by Nancy Farmer.Study Guide activity titles include: Vocabulary (1-3, 4-5, 6-9, 10-14, 15-18, 19-22, 23-38), Anticipation Guide, Annotations,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Study Guides
$5.00
81
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By Brilliance Builders
The Five People You Meet in Heaven Study Guide contains vocabulary and questions arranged according to sections of the novel (The End - The Arrival, The First Person Eddie Meets in Heaven - The First Lesson, The Second Person Eddie Meets in Heaven -
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Study Guides
$5.00
25
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By Brilliance Builders
Money Management and Financial Planning offers a unique resource for teaching an introduction to Personal Finance. Students will explore wealth, money, earnings, checks, credit, saving, budgeting, interest, investing, the stock market, investor
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Business
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
39
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By Brilliance Builders
The Wolves of Yellowstone National Park - Reading Comprehension and Substitute Plan allows students to read and explore the effect wolves have on the ecosystem of Yellowstone National Park.Included is a 3-page reading (Narrative, Yellowstone
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Geography, Science
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$3.50
21
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By Brilliance Builders
Groundwater Aquifers - Reading Comprehension and Substitute Plan allows students to read and explore the huge volume of water flowing beneath our feet for which we take for granted and are putting at risk this most vital of resources.Included is a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Geography, Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$3.00
24
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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: North Africa, Nile River, Pharaohs, Ancient Egyptians, Pyramids and Mummies, Great Pyramid
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
184
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By Brilliance Builders
Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Life Skills 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, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Life Skills
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
116
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By Brilliance Builders
Fever 1793 PowerPoint introduces the author, Laurie Halse Anderson, and the general plot and times of the novel.Slide titles include: Laurie Halse Anderson, General Plot, Historical Background, Two Conflicting Opinions, Strange Methods and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
50
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By Brilliance Builders
The Alchemist Study Guide contains materials for an activity-based study of this novel by Paulo Coelho. Study Guide activity titles include: Pre-Reading Discussion, Vocabulary, Feelings, One of a Kind, Concept Ranking, Getting Into a Character,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Study Guides
$5.00
30
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By Brilliance Builders
Anne of Green Gables Study Guide contains materials for an activity-based study of this novel by Lucy Maude Montgomery.Study Guide activity titles include: Vocabulary (1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-28, 29-33, 34-38), Character Descriptions,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Study Guides
$5.00
26
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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
134
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By Brilliance Builders
Something Wicked This Way Comes Study Guide contains study questions and vocabulary arranged according to grouped chapters of the novel (Prologue, 1-7, 8-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-35, 36-44, 45-54).Also included are the following titles: One of a Kind,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Study Guides
$4.50
29
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By Brilliance Builders
Archaeology - Digging Up the Past PowerPoint introduces the subject of archaeology and digging to solve a puzzle. The PowerPoint asks: How can we find out what happened a long time ago?, Where do we find these things?, What is the work of
Subjects:
Archaeology, Social Studies - History, Ancient History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
43
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By Brilliance Builders
Completing the Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles Inventory can help students determine which intelligences and learning styles are strongest for them. Intelligence inventories are determined for Linguistic Intelligence, Logical-Mathematical
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Study Skills
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$3.00
56
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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: Geography of Western Asia, Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, Coins Change Trading, Sumer,
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
71
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By Brilliance Builders
The Hound of the Baskervilles Study Guide contains vocabulary and questions arranged according to grouped chapters of the novel (1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15).Also included are the following titles: Character Descriptions and Role,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Study Guides
$5.00
13
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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, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, 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, 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, African History, Classroom Community, Hispanic Heritage Month

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