Nerd in the Brain

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By Nerd in the Brain
A quick, easy game to practice the proper usage of there, their, and they're. Tic-Tac-Bingo is a super-quick bingo game created to practice using the correct word from that sneaky there/their/they're trio. Students have to identify the correct word
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
31 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
A quick, easy game to practice the proper usage of to, too, and two. Tic-Tac-Bingo is a super-quick bingo game designed to practice using the correct word from that sneaky to/too/two trio. Students have to identify the correct word based on the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Make learning about the Real Number System fun! Students will enjoy classifying numbers and identifying all of those nifty sets a number belongs to with Number System Quadash. :) Quadash cards have four squares...each with a color and number set
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$3.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Everything you need for your students to complete three scavenger hunts! Print and cut out each scavenger hunt and distribute the cards around your room...kids have to solve problems and find the correct answer before moving on to the next card. A
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$3.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Folder Flips are a great way to store a ton of information in one little folder! Students will learn oodles of geometry skills and have fun while they're at it. What's included in the Triangle Sum Theorem & Exterior Angles Theorem pack? *An
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Interactive Notebooks
$6.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Task cards are a great way to review and practice with concepts without overwhelming or boring students! Students can work at their own pace answering one card at a time. This set of 40 task cards provides lots of fun and practice with the Real
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Task Cards
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Folder Flips are a great way to store a ton of information in one little folder! Students will learn oodles of geometry skills and have fun while they're at it. (All activities also work splendidly in interactive notebooks!) What's included in the
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Interactive Notebooks
$6.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Everything you need for your students to complete three scavenger hunts! Print and cut out each scavenger hunt and distribute the cards around your room...kids have to use their periodic table skills to find the correct answer before moving on to
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Chemistry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Science Centers
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
A fun way to practice identifying similes and metaphors! Follow the story of a "berry" hungry vampire while sorting similes and metaphors. (Story written by my oh-so-awesome stepdaughter!) Instructions for metaphor-simile sort and an alternate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Halloween
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
You’re just an innocent villager minding your own business when your tiny village is suddenly attacked by a dragon! A dragon! By cleverly hiding, you manage to avoid being eaten by the dragon (not everyone was so lucky!), and you know what you must
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Basic Operations
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$5.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
A quick, fun way to reinforce two skills: identifying nouns and verbs and understanding that a word’s part of speech depends on its use in a sentence. Headings (in two styles), 30 sentence cards, 6 blank cards and instructions are included in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Crazy Triangles is a Crazy Eights-style game for practicing and reviewing all sorts of fun triangle knowledge and know how! Topics included in this 60-card printable game: *acute, obtuse, and right triangles *isosceles, scalene, and equilateral
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
This 4-Pack of Greatest Common Factor Puzzles is a terrific way to practice finding and identifying greatest common factors. Even better than that? The puzzle format encourages critical thinking and problem solving. Use the puzzles as a small group
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By Nerd in the Brain
How can kids resist adding and subtracting fractions when it's the only thing that will keep their brains safe from zombies?!? This fun game of Zombie Defense encourages students to practice adding, subtracting, and comparing fractions (with unlike
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
A fun way to practice with equivalent fractions! This pack includes three sets of dominoes. Each set includes 28 dominoes with colorful designs and two matching "blank" dominoes for you to use as "wild" dominoes or to quickly replace lost
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$3.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By Nerd in the Brain
Everything you need to play Multiplication Bingo...a great review of multiplication tables from 0s to 12s! Here's what you get: *60 Multiplication fact cards for the caller to use *30 Pre-filled Bingo cards *Blank fact cards for adding in facts
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Encourage your student(s) and/or kid(s) to be thorough and scientific-method-loving with these easy-to-use Science Experiment pages! These pages will work for nearly any science experiment you can dream up. You'll be ready for all of your science
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Laboratory, Printables
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Interactive folder/notebook units are a great way to store a ton of information in one little folder! Students will learn oodles of geometry skills and have fun while they're at it. What's included in the Parallel Lines, Transversals, & Angle
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Interactive Notebooks
$6.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Nerd in the Brain
Silly Sentences is a quick, fun, silly way to practice with parts of speech! Students have to replace the missing word based on part of speech...no matter the nonsense that results. My stepdaughter (now 13) loves this game and actually asks to play.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.35 MB)
By Nerd in the Brain
Learning is fun when it's hands on and interactive! The Negative Exponents Interactive Math Unit is an awesome way to teach, practice, or review using negative exponents. The Interactive Unit includes information about raising integers to
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Arithmetic
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Interactive Notebooks
$6.00
1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

-Taught fabulous 8th grade students for 7 years. -Taught developmental math in community college. -Homeschooled my awesome stepdaughter for 4 years - she's now enrolled in a fabulous music program at a local magnet high school -Tutor math and language arts for grade levels 6 through 12. -Continually creating and designing teaching tools to make math (and other subjects) fun.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in making learning fun and interactive whenever possible.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year for four years! (Okay, to be fair, I taught home school.) ;)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

-Bachelor's degree in theoretical math from UNC-Asheville. -Graduate level coursework in education at UNC-Charlotte. -Two Associate's degrees (science and liberal arts) from Haywood Community College.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have an amazing little family that is just full of awesome. I had so, so much fun home schooling my stepdaughter for 4 years. She has now gone back to school outside of the home as she wants to pursue performing arts school for her incredible talent with music. I'm looking forward to putting all of the things I've learned about teaching middle school math, language arts, and science out in the world for other teachers to enjoy! If you'd like to learn more about the general happenings and activities of our life and school, you can check out my blog at http://nerdinthebrain.com.

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