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An excellent way to introduce what media is, what forms of media there are, what the intended message is and who the intended message is for primary students.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Multimedia, Interactive Whiteboard
$5.00
39 ratings
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Four exciting, hands-on and engaging Hallowe'en Science experiments you can do with your class using simple and easy to find supplies. In the older grades you can even explain the Science behind the chemical and state reactions! This file also
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Other (Science), Halloween
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
This file comes with a pdf of the worksheet to be used with this lesson linked to the image on page 4. If you can't open the pdf please send me a message and I will email it to you right away. Due to copy right laws I had to unlink the commercials
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Other (ELA)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Multimedia, Interactive Whiteboard, Internet Activities
$3.00
4 ratings
3.1
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Your students touch the character where their name is to show they are at school. Each character does something different. Witches - cackle and fly's off of the screen Bats - makes bat sounds and fly's off of the screen Ghosts - say boo and fade in
Subjects:
Halloween
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
6 ratings
3.8
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Four (plus one bonus) exciting, hands-on and engaging Christmas Science experiments you can do with your class using simple and easy to find supplies. In the older grades you can even explain the Science behind the chemical and state reactions!
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Other (Science), Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Your students take the turkeys back to the farm (or take the turkeys out of the farm) to indicate whether they are school that day. The turkeys make gobbling sounds when touched. Just change the white "student" to the names of your students (by
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Thanksgiving, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Your students pull down their leaves to the ground to show they are present and the leaves make a crunching sound as they move down. Just change the white "student" to the names of your students (by ungrouping first - don't forget to regroup when
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Print and laminate or put in a plastic sleeve for durability. Provide matching colours of pom poms and tweezers (or just fingers) to work on colours, matching and fine motor skills.
Subjects:
Specialty, Other (ELA)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Games
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Print and laminate or put in a plastic sleeve for durability. Provide matching colours of pom poms and tweezers (or just fingers) to work on colours, matching and fine motor skills. This package includes an alligator, a butterfly, a dinosaur, a
Subjects:
Specialty, Other (ELA)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Games
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Print and laminate or put in a plastic sleeve for durability. Provide matching colours of pom poms and tweezers (or just fingers) to work on colours, matching and fine motor skills.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities
$1.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Print and laminate or put in a plastic sleeve for durability. Provide matching colours of pom poms and tweezers (or just fingers) to work on colours, matching and fine motor skills.
Subjects:
Specialty, Other (ELA)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards
$1.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Your students move their decoration on to the tree to show they are at school. Each decoration plays a difference sound. Candy Cane - "Merry Christmas" Red Light - "Ho Ho Ho" Pink Ornament - snow avalanche White Ornament - sleigh bells
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Your students touch the poppy where their name is to show they are at school. The poppies play 2 seconds of "Last Post" and then fade away. The crosses under the poppy have one of three different sayings, "We'll never forget", "Lest We Forget" and
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Print and laminate or put in a plastic sleeve for durability. Provide matching colours of pom poms and tweezers (or just fingers) to work on colours, matching and fine motor skills.
Subjects:
Specialty, Other (ELA)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Games
$1.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Print and laminate or put in a plastic sleeve for durability. Provide matching colours of pom poms and tweezers (or just fingers) to work on colours, matching and fine motor skills.
Subjects:
Specialty, Other (ELA)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Games
$1.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
There are two pages for you to use. On the first one the students bring the apples up to the tree. On the second one the students bring the apples down from the tree. The apples crunch when touched. Just change the apples to the names of your
Subjects:
Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
An interactive daily September calendar that I use to begin my Math block but it can also be used to start your day. Easy for students to use and manipulate. Also easy to add and delete your own personal pages. Slide 1 - place to write your
Subjects:
Math, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
$5.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
How to use twin pocket folders to exhibit student efforts, progress and achievements. Package includes instructions and details about what I do and two recording charts.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Assessment, For Parents
$3.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
As the students move their names over to the white sign on the teacher's desk to "disappear" a voice says "welcome back". Just change the white "student" to the names of your students. If you need assistance I can change the names for you; just
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
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By Our Inquiring Minds
Students decorate a paper t-shirt all about themselves to reflect who they are and what they enjoy doing. The t-shirts are then hung around the room to display and enjoy. Shannon Waterfield-Knorr
Subjects:
Other (Arts), Other (ELA), Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Fun Stuff
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching since 2006 and have had an opportunity to teach all grades between Kindergarten and Grade 8 and all subject areas (except French).

MY TEACHING STYLE

* Inquiry Based Learning * Collaborative Based Learning

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have completed Reading Part One, Reading Part Two, Special Education Part One and Teaching Students who are Deaf-Blind Part One.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

* 4 Year Honours degree in Psychology at the University of Waterloo * Completed Teacher's College at D'Youville College

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a wife and mom to two beautiful children!

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