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This is a murder mystery that groups must solve using clues that they earn by solving equations. It is a TON of fun as they practice solving one...

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This is a novel study that includes a 12 day unit plan with daily suggested readings and activities, chapter summaries, character Venn diagram, e...

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This is a great graphic organizer that allows the students to review zero exponents, negative exponents, multiplying and dividing with exponents,...

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This is a collection of discussion cards that I created for review stations. There are five central tendency discussion cards, five box plots di...

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This is a zip file containing seven study guides with guided note sheets for each study guide making up the entire year's worth of notes for 7th ...

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This is a book of all of my 7th grade Find the Error activities. In these activities, students are asked to analyze problems that have been answ...

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This is an activity I use to review before a final test. The stations include order of operations, combine like terms, solving multistep equatio...

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This is another interactive Tic Tac Toe game like the Tic Tac Toe Expressions game I have posted EXCEPT this one has 27 problems. In this game, ...

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This is an activity that I created for my students to find the mistake in rational number problems that have been solved incorrectly. I used comm...

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This is a power point presentation that has 71 different homework assignments that could be used as warm ups if you choose. This is NOT the same ...

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My students LOVE this project. They get to show their creativity through song and dance. They also video their group performing their rap!
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught elementary and middle school for over twenty two years. I currently teach 7th and 8th grade math at a gifted and talented middle school in Georgia. I am also a curriculum writer for NextLesson!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use a variety of teaching strategies in my class. Projects, games, and interactive activities are just a few of the strategies I use. DIFFERENTIATION IS KEY!!!!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Month International Honor Society

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Pioneer RESA - Gifted Education 2012 Piedmont College - Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction 2008 Piedmont College - Masters in Early Childhood Education 2007 West Georgia College - Middle Grades Education 1993 West Georgia College - Early Childhood Education 1991 West Georgia College - Bachelors of Business in Marketing 1988

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My students are always high achieving showing high growth. Differentiation is the key to the success of my students!!

GRADES

PreK, Kindergarten, 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Other (Math), Science, Special Education, Math Test Prep, Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Statistics, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Algebra 2, Short Stories, Mental Math, Decimals, Tools for Common Core