Samantha Gilmer

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Samantha Gilmer
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“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”
 
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Ocean Habitats PowerPoint Includes the following slides: "The Ocean We Want To Know" youtube video What animals live in the ocean? Why is the Ocean Salty? Where does sand come from? What do you know about the ocean’s temperature? What causes ocean
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Ancient China PowerPoint Includes the following topics: Map of China The Yangtze River The Yellow River (Huang He) Gobi Desert The Great Wall of China Work Traditions Chinese Village Tea Growing Wok Herders Chinese Inventions Chinese
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Rock and Rock Cycle Test with Answer Key Test includes the following: 8 multiple choice questions 6 fill-in the blank questions 5 short answer questions
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Simile and Metaphor Lesson Plans. (4th Grade Language Arts) Includes: Pre-assessment, formative assessment, summative assessment, higher-order thinking questions, lesson development, guided practice, modeling, critical thinking/problem
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Plant Life Cycle Test & Answer Key 10 multiple choice questions
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Life Cycle of a Frog Test Test includes the following: -9 multiple choice questions -1 bonus question
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Hurricanes PowerPoint Includes the following: What is a hurricane? What is the difference between a typhoon & a hurricane? (youtube video) Marine warning sings diagram and youtube video Structure of a hurricane Hurricane classification
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Personal Space Lesson Plan Lesson plan includes the following: -Hula hoop activity -Teacher model ideas -Role play activities -Feedback ideas -Reteach activities -Additional activities
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Types of Rocks PowerPoint Slides include the following: Rocks are all around us!! What are rocks made of?? What is a rock?? Igneous rocks and video Sedimentary rocks and video Metamorphic rocks and video Think, Pair, Share activity
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Introduction to Tornadoes PowerPoint includes the following: 1. What is a tornado?? 2. How do tornadoes form?? 3. What is a waterspout? 4. When and where do tornadoes most likely to occur? 5. Tornado lingo 6. Before/during/after a tornado 7. Watch a
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly PowerPoint PowerPoint includes the following: -Some facts about butterflies -Parts of a Butterfly -How does a butterfly eat? -1st Stage—Egg -2nd Stage—Caterpillar (Larva) -3rd Stage—Pupa (Chrysalis) -4th Stage—Butterfly
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Earthquake Study Guide Includes the following: -What is an earthquake? -Where are they most likely to happen? -How long is the impact? -What causes an earthquake? -What is a seismograph? -What is a tsunami? -What to do before/during/after an
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Ancient Egypt PowerPoint Discusses the following topics: Beliefs Great Pyramid of Giza Pyramids and inside pyramids Mummies How they built the pyramids Conclusion
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Water Cycle Lab Book & Study Guide Includes 9 labs: How do you use water in your daily life? Understand the properties of water. 3 states of water: liquid, ice, and steam Cloud model Water cycle model
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Ocean Lab Book and Study Guide Labs include the following: Why is the Ocean Salty? Ocean Temperatures Layers of the Ocean Floor Salty Water Evaporation Sink or Float Pollution and Food Chains
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Sound Lab Book with Answer Key Includes the following labs: How to Make Sounds Good Vibrations Rubber Band Guitar Rockin’ Rice Vocal Vibrations How Sound Travels String Telephone Loud or Soft
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Includes the following slides: What is a volcano? How are volcanoes formed? What are the different stages of volcanoes? Why do volcanoes erupt? How many volcanoes are there? What are the different types of volcanoes? What is the difference between
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Martin Luther King, Jr. PowerPoint Includes the following slides: Martin Luther King's Childhood Marriage Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Racial Segregation Montgomery Bus Boycott and youtube video "I Have a Dream" Speech and youtube video Nobel
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29 Slides Includes the Following: What do you know about ancient Rome?? (Youtube video) Where is Rome located? What do you know about the Roman Empire? What did the soldiers use to defend themselves? (Youtube video) How was the army in action? How
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Magnetic Car Experiment Materials Needed: 2 bar magnets Empty matchbox Modeling clay Drinking straw Scissors Tape Card Compass Toothpicks
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my 3rd year teaching 2nd grade special education. In my second grade classroom, I appropriately plan instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse students. I utilize different teaching methods (small groups, class discussions, and collaborative learning) to meet the variety of learning needs. Throughout the school day, I include an array of accommodations, remediation, and enrichment so that all learning styles are met. For visual learners, SMART Board presentations, graphic organizers, and classroom posters are included in the lesson. For kinesthetic learners, an assortment of hands-on activities is used during the school day. For auditory learners, aside from hearing the lesson presentations, students are engaged in various online review games using KUNO tablets. In my opinion, knowing who your students are, as individuals, is an important part of high-quality teaching.

MY TEACHING STYLE

As an educator, it is my desire to help students meet their fullest potential by providing a warm, safe environment that supports risk-taking and individualism. I believe that in order to establish such an environment a teacher’s role is to act as a facilitator. The environment supports hands-on, small-group activities which allow for group exploratory and group discovery. I strongly believe that if I integrate critical thinking lessons in the curriculum, students would be able to lay the foundation for a creative society.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Just completed my Master's degree!!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Master's of Education-King University, 2013 Bachelor of Arts PreK-6, Special Education PreK-12-UVA-Wise, 2011 Algebra 1 Add-on-UVA-Wise, 2011

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

As a teacher, it is my responsibility to encourage students’ development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills. I organize students into cooperative groups at least once a week. I often group students in the following informal methods: think-pair-share, fishbowl, say something, and question-answer relationship (QAR).

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