Lori Maldonado

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By Lori Maldonado
Who else wants to "cover all bases" when it comes to intervention documentation?This comprehensive checklist is designed for working with special needs students who require modifications and accommodations.I use this form as part of my response to
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling, Early Intervention
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Professional Documents, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$3.50
133 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Get rid of students' misconceptions once and for all! This graphic organizer illustrates the relationships between the different types of electromagnetic waves. Includes a teacher copy and a blank student copy. This worksheet could be used this
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$3.00
86 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Students will apply their knowledge of energy, momentum, and Newton’s Laws of Motion to design and construct a crash worthy vehicle. The vehicle must be aerodynamically designed and it must be able to roll along a test ramp (a plastic rain gutter
Subjects:
Physics, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.50
56 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
This diagram shows the way blood flows through the heart. The areas of the heart with MORE oxygen are labeled with an “R”. Students will color these areas RED. The areas of the heart with LESS oxygen are labeled with a “B”. Students will color
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
53 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
A fun, interactive way for your students to explore Newton's First Law of Motion! In Part One (Penny Drop), students will explain in terms of Newton’s First Law why a penny falls into a cup when a card is flicked. In Part Two (Marble Roll),
Subjects:
Physics, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
53 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Who else wants to be organized and prepared for your next parent/teacher/student conference?This conference form is a huge time saver because it is easy to read and simple to fill out!Includes ten categories: Class Participation, Classwork Quality,
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, School Counseling, Early Intervention
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Professional Documents, Classroom Forms, For Principals & Administrators
$2.50
45 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Two different flow charts that illustrate the life cycles of an average star and a massive star. Each diagram includes a completed teacher copy as well as a blank worksheet for students to fill out. I have used these graphic organizers as note
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
38 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
This handout is a printable diagram of the electromagnetic spectrum. Includes a teacher copy and a blank copy for students to fill out. You can also view a full preview of this worksheet
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
32 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Maldonado
Diagram of a solar and a lunar eclipse for students to label. Includes a master teacher copy and a blank worksheet for students to fill out. You can also view a full preview of this graphic organizer
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
37 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Maldonado
This activity includes notes that outline the functions of the circulatory system, the structure and function of the heart, and the path that blood takes through the circulatory system. I use this assignment to assess the extent of my students'
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
$3.00
28 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
This test includes 20 multiple choice questions covering the basic principles of laboratory safety. You can also view a full preview of this assessment :) ************************************************************************* If you like this
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science, Back to School
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Laboratory, Printables
$3.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
This activity allows students to compare and contrast the differences between the male and female reproductive systems. In Part A, students will label each term with an "F" if it is found in the female body, an “M” if it is found in the male body
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Students will label the parts of the respiratory system on the diagram, list the structures on the data table, and then describe the function of each structure. The students enjoy coloring the structures as well. I have used this worksheet as a
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.50
18 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Maldonado
Who else wants students who are excited to learn more about their digestive system? Students will measure different parts of their bodies in order to calculate the approximate length of their digestive system. This is a fun, quick activity can be
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
27 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Who else wants students who understand the concept of different properties of light? Students will predict whether light will be absorbed, reflected, or transmitted through twelve different common household objects. Students will then use a
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
24 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
BUNDLE AND SAVE: OVER 30% DISCOUNT! This bundle includes EVERYTHING you need to teach Newton's Laws of Motion! TEN of my best selling, most highly rated Newton's Laws Resources. All of the activities, labs, and projects included in this bundle
Subjects:
Physics, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Laboratory, Scaffolded Notes
$29.50
$19.00
25 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Students will create a poster of the Electromagnetic Spectrum by copying the provided EM Spectrum onto poster paper, coloring the visible light spectrum, filling in the names of the waves, and labeling the frequency and wavelength as "low" or
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
14 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
While teenagers are more at-risk for making unhealthy choices, developing some specific skills and habits can help mitigate those risks. These activities are designed to introduce students to the decision making process while allowing them to feel
Subjects:
Health, Life Skills, Problem Solving
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.50
19 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Who else wants students who are excited to learn more about their integumentary system? Students will demonstrate how their skin and hair work together to maintain a safe body temperature. This low-prep activity requires very few materials and
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
22 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Maldonado
Students will read the definitions and label the skin anatomy diagram. Answer key included. This diagram had been modified from Enchanted Learning. I have used this worksheet as an in-class assignment as well as a homework assignment. You can
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, Health
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
23 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1998-2010 School District of Palm Beach County, Middle School Science. 2010-2012 Seminole County Public Schools, Middle School Science. 2012–Present SimpleK12.com, Professional Learning Facilitator

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a hands on science teacher who utilizes cooperative learning strategies, higher lever thinking activities, and a variety of educational technology tools. Visit me on Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/scienceconcepts/

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Palm Beach County Schools Dwyer Award Nominee

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. BS, Biology. Minors in Chemistry and Psychology.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have 14 years of experience teaching science at the middle school level. (Twelve years in my hometown of Palm Beach County, FL and two years in Seminole County, FL). I am currently the Community Manager at SimpleK12.com where I facilitate hundreds of live webinars and professional development sessions for teachers and administrators every year. I am fortunate to be able to teach and learn with over 800,000 educators from around the world on a daily basis! I love presenting at EdTech Conferences throughout the United States, including FETC and ISTE. You can follow me on Twitter @Lori_Maldonado. I look forward to connecting and learning with you!

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