Little Geniuses

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Little Geniuses
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Hands-On Learning is FUN and EFFECTIVE. Using GAMES as a teaching strategy empowers children to become active THINKERS.
 
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By Little Geniuses
"Making Friends" is a wonderful poem that can be displayed as a poster on your classroom wall, all year long.Children love to recite this poem together and it can be included in their own writing folder to take home and learn, sing or
Subjects:
Character Education, Poetry, Valentine's Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Posters
$4.95
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By Little Geniuses
Mental Math addition strategies are fun to learn when kids are immersed in easy but effective, cooperative activities. The optimal way to understand how to best combine numbers in your head is to have fun, interactive ways to explore these concepts
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Mental Math, Place Value
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Math Centers
$3.99
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By Little Geniuses
Factoring With Dominoes and Get Into Shape With Factors are two engaging, "hands-on" domino math games for kids.With step by step game instructions, game samples, teaching tips and study guides, your students will further develop their understanding
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Problem Solving
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.A.4, 3.OA.B.5, 3.OA.B.6, 3.OA.C.7, 4.OA.A.1, 4.OA.B.4
$5.99
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By Little Geniuses
Graph-O is an engaging and motivating math game that helps children practice number recognition and subitizing, while making decisions using logical reasoning skills. The game boards are designed differently, allowing students to focus on a variety
Subjects:
Graphing, Numbers, Problem Solving
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
$1.99
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By Little Geniuses
Halloween Mad Libs includes new rhymes and poems for your students that have been adapted from familiar Nursery Rhymes. With over 20 different reading and writing activities, your students will be able to create their own funny poems and rhymes
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.25
11
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By Little Geniuses
Last Place Takes All includes FOUR engaging "hands-on" domino math games that motivate children to actively count, match,subitize and talk their math out loud.The goal of each game is to be the last player to place a domino into any square in order
Subjects:
Numbers, Special Education, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.CC.A.2, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4a, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.3, K.OA.A.4, K.OA.A.5
$3.99
14
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By Little Geniuses
This is the ultimate package of PRINTABLE primary math games that will keep you and your students busy all year long.Hands-on games and activities cover a range of common core standards:* Number recognition* Subitizing* Graphing :
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Graphing, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.CC.A.2, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.CC.C.7, 1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.B.4, 1.OA.C.5, 1.OA.C.6, 1.OA.D.7...
$6.99
6
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By Little Geniuses
A-Mazing Tens is a favorite math game for kids of all ages. This engaging "hands-on" activity challenges players to think strategically as they build combinations up to and including ten. Cooperatively, students problem solve and make decisions
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Numbers, Problem Solving
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.D.8, 2.OA.A.1, 2.OA.B.2
$4.75
7
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By Little Geniuses
These motivating, "hands-on" domino math games are a student and teacher favorite! The simple, easy to follow rules allow your students to get playing and scoring "math goals" in no time.These activities have been leveled to accommodate for
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.OA.A.1, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.B.3, 2.OA.B.2
$5.99
11
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By Little Geniuses
Conversion Jeopardy is more than just a fun interactive game!This resource comes complete with 72 individual Question and Answer Cards, plus effective teaching ideas, samples and lesson ideas that help even the most reluctant learner become
Subjects:
Fractions, Math Test Prep, Decimals
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
7.NS.A.2d, 8.NS.A.1, 6.RP.A.3c
$7.50
9
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By Little Geniuses
Kids love rolling dice and playing games so why not combine this with practicing basic math skills?These engaging, hands-on games and activities are perfect for reinforcing the following skills:* Counting* Number Sequencing* Number Recognition*
Subjects:
Graphing, Numbers, Halloween
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$4.50
10
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By Little Geniuses
Multiplication Moves includes engaging "hands-on" math games that help children learn to multiply in a fun way.The useful teaching tips, easy instructions, colorful game boards and motivating materials all make this activity a "keeper".Students love
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Problem Solving, Mental Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Printables, Games
CCSS:
3.NBT.A.3, 4.NBT.B.5, 3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.A.4, 3.OA.C.7, 4.OA.A.1, 4.OA.A.2
$4.99
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By Little Geniuses
Twisted Division is a fun problem solving division game that is engaging and motivating to play. Students roll dice, flip dominoes and create their own equations to solve. The player with the least quotient wins!The game boards are multi-leveled to
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Mental Math, Place Value
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.B.6, 5.NBT.A.1, 3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.A.4, 3.OA.C.7
$3.99
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By Little Geniuses
Get your students playing these two terrific domino games that reinforce counting, recognizing number patterns, subitizing, problem solving and more. Game A: Is a fun math game for kindergarten and grade one students to practice matching, counting,
Subjects:
Numbers, Back to School, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.A.2
$2.75
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By Little Geniuses
Dividing with Decimals includes a combination of games that motivate students to practice dividing a whole number into a number in place value with a decimal. Students roll dice and use good logical reasoning skills to determine and problem solve
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Decimals, Place Value
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
$4.50
7
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By Little Geniuses
This motivating and unique, adding and subtracting, place value game includes varying levels of game boards and rules. This is perfect for differentiated instruction and players of equal ability can choose to challenge one another, when they are
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Special Education, Place Value
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
$3.99
8
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By Little Geniuses
Introducing Fractions includes FOUR game activities with a variety of printable game boards.Children love dice and dominoes, so to combine these learning tools with simple game ideas is motivating and fun.The game rules are simple and flexible,
Subjects:
Fractions, Numbers, Special Education
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.2a, 3.NF.A.3, 3.NF.A.3a, 3.NF.A.3b, 3.NF.A.3c, 3.NF.A.3d, 4.NF.A.1
$5.75
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By Little Geniuses
The "Silly Sentence Christmas Game" is a fantastic literacy game for everyone. Teams flip up four different "Starter Letters" and race to brainstorm their list of Christmas Words that begin with these letters. Teams then "race against the clock" to
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.75
13
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By Little Geniuses
Graphing and Early Numeracy Dice Games is a terrific "hands-on" activity that your students will love! You will get a variety of graphs that allow children to practice and master a variety of skills. Kids focus on Numbers, Number Words, Colors,
Subjects:
Graphing, Numbers, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$3.75
9
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By Little Geniuses
Equationary and Number Riddles are two awesome activities that help students practice and understand linear equations. Think PICTIONARY and Equationary is a simple game for teams to demonstrate their understanding algebraically. You get: 20
Subjects:
Algebra, Word Problems, Oral Communication
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Games
$4.75
5
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Joanne is a seasoned educator, with extensive background in literacy, math and special education. Joanne is one of the original co-founders of "Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks" and has co-authored over 15 teacher resource game books sold world-wide. Her most current two math resources focus on using dominoes and dice as motivating fun tools, to help children become more confident in their math skills. Joanne has taken her passion to a new level that fosters student-centered, inquiry based learning to meet the demands of 21st Century Learners. Joanne is regarded as an expert in teacher professional development and has been a key note speaker and has presented math and literacy workshops for more than 20 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Joanne's pedagogical philosophy is grounded in the belief that children learn best in a collaborative environment that is hands-on, engaging, open-ended and inquiry based.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Recipient of the award for "Creative and Unique Ideas" from the Learning Disabilities Association. Woman of Vision Award.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.Ed. with a major in English and Special Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Joanne continues to create new and exciting math and literacy resources that compliment any elementary teacher's classroom. Joanne continues to volunteer in the classroom and believes that this helps her keep current with what is happening in schools today. This also helps her prioritize what resources are most needed and most effective for students, of all learning styles and abilities.

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