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NOW FULLY EDITABLE! With this Mathematics web quest/unit/project, students experience what it is like to live on their own as single adults. This project challenges them to research a career, rent an apartment, purchase a vehicle, shop for food,
Subjects:
Math, Critical Thinking, Family Consumer Sciences
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, Internet Activities
$9.99
10 ratings
4.0
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This project challenges students to experience math through the Stock Market. It is highly adaptable to any classroom.
Subjects:
Applied Math
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Webquests
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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This Proportional Reasoning and Caffeine Activity will allow students to experience a current real-world issue in a mathematical way. Students use higher order thinking to calculate unit rate, graph proportions/equations, analyze information in
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.RP.A.2a, 7.RP.A.2b, 7.RP.A.2c, 7.RP.A.2d
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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Each student uses the bank register provided with a starting balance to keep track of their bank account. The students draw strips out of a basket that describe different situations requiring them to either add or subtract the money amounts. I
Subjects:
Math, Family Consumer Sciences, Decimals
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Computation, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
5.NBT.B.7
$2.50
6 ratings
4.0
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This Vehicle Design and Purchase activity allows students to experience the simple interest formula with an engaging real-world application. Students research a favorite vehicle and calculate payment and expenses. This is a great way to compare
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.RP.A.1
$2.00
5 ratings
3.9
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This activity allows students to use information in sample sales ads to determine the percent of a discount and sale price of items. An answer sheet is included.
Subjects:
Applied Math, Other (Math), Family Consumer Sciences
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Math Centers
CCSS:
7.RP.A.3
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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Each year the best college basketball teams from all around the country come together to compete for their highest honor, to be named NCAA Champions. In this Web Quest students will experience how Probability and Statistics are used in this aspect
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Webquests
$2.00
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This activity allows students to be teachers too. I have students choose a partner. The purpose of this activity is to separate the partners, each learning a different way to add integers, then require them to come back together to teach each
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Other (Math)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.NS.A.1
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Students use the sales tax map provided from taxfoundation.org/maps to complete this assignment. It requires students to compare receipt totals, after calculating the sales tax of different states. This activity reinforces the skills needed in
Subjects:
Math, Applied Math, Math Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers
CCSS:
7.RP.A.3
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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Need a cross-curricular project? How about a research paper? Included is a rubric and a comprehensive list of famous people (Mathematicians, Scientists, Historians, Authors) from which students can choose to research. This is great for middle
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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These Career Research and Income Calculations activities allow students to experience percent of a number with engaging real-world applications. Students research a favorite career and based on the income, they calculate their monthly net income
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.RP.A.1
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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This card set challenges students to match the decimal exercise to its answer. This is great for partners as a review, a formative assessment, or in a math center. Just copy and cut. The Key is included to post on smart board or provide copies to
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Decimals
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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This matching game allows students to work together to match a fraction card with a decimal card and a percent card. This can be used as a center activity or with partners in a whole class setting. Just print, copy, and cut. Key is included to
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Fractions, Decimals
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
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This versatile lesson allows you to use any colored candy pieces (in case of allergies to peanuts or sales at the store) to calculate theoretical and experimental probability. Students complete data tables, calculate fractions, decimals, and
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.SP.C.7
$2.00
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This activity allows students to identify place value by challenging them to match the term card with the underlined digit card. This is great for centers, formative assessment, or partner activities. Just copy and cut into cards.
Subjects:
Math, Mental Math, Decimals
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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This project is perfect at the beginning, throughout, or at the end of the school year. Students are able to improve their knowledge of past concepts in any subject by becoming “teachers for a day.” This project requires students to complete a
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Oral Communication, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Test Prep, Rubrics
$2.50
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This scatterplot allows students to keep track of their STAR Enterprise Test scores throughout their 7th grade year. The alternating shaded regions indicate their corresponding KPREP levels. They can use it to check trends and set goals.
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
7th
Types:
Test Prep, Classroom Forms, Graphic Organizers
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Students conduct a survey and display the results in a circle graph.
Subjects:
Fractions, Graphing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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Students have the opportunity to experience rate and unit rate through 3 different fun activities. This is set up as either as a task rotation within 1-2 class periods or math centers to use throughout your unit. Each rate center has student-ready
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
7.RP.A.1
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 17 years experience in the middle school mathematics classroom. I am now a District Interventionist and Gifted and Talented Coordinator.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I pride myself in always getting to know my current students and the best way they learn - using many strategies and tools. I have now expanded my reach to all students in my school by reviewing data and making recommendations on how to better reach them at all levels.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2007 Best Buy Teacher Grant Recipient, 2012 Teacher Hero Award Nominee, 2013 Leader in Me Symposium Presenter, 2014 Featured in the 2nd edition of The Leader in Me book, 2014 Featured in Leader in Me training videos,

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Western Kentucky University. 5-8 Mathematics Endorsement, Western Kentucky University. Master of Arts in Education, Western Kentucky University. CEO Rank I, GRREC Gifted and Talented Certification, Campbellsville University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have been a "7 Habits for Highly Effective People" Facilitator since 2012. Being in a Leader in Me school has greatly benefitted my students and has influenced my personal life and my approach to teaching.

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