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This TED Talk Unit (7 TED Talk lessons) is appropriate for Psychology, Social Studies, English, or Health courses.Seven TED Talk lessons included in this bundle focus on the topic of MENTAL HEALTH and Wellness.PLEASE PREVIEW TED TALKS BEFORE VIEWING
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Psychology, Health
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Workbooks
CCSS:
SL.9-10.3, SL.9-10.5, RH.9-10.8
$3.99
94
Digital Download ZIP (1.06 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
TED Talk lessons make great supplements to planned units, great mini-lessons, and great "sub day" lessons! This TED Talk Lesson Bundle includes over 30 TED Talk lessons and activities. As an alternative education teacher, I strive to create lessons
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
$31.53
$15.99
109
Bundle
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource is intended to be used with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's powerful TED Talk, The Danger of a Single Story. Adichie's powerful TED Talk is a memorable lesson in stereotypes. This TED Talk lesson makes a wonderful supplement to most middle
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.89
94
Digital Download PDF (0.49 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource includes both a printable worksheet and Google Drive (paperless) option. It is intended to be used with Angela Duckworth's TED Talk, "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance." The TED Talk (video), worksheet, class discussion, and
Subjects:
Life Skills, Back to School, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
SL.11-12.3, CCRA.R.7
$1.89
106
Digital Download ZIP (0.26 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
Why History Matters Interactive Bulletin BoardThis resource includes 25 interactive cards to be used in a bulletin board display focusing on "Why History Matters." Topics included are: Why history matters? What skills do we learn when we study
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RH.6-8.4
$3.29
61
Digital Download ZIP (6.31 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
Mental Health Awareness Interactive Bulletin Board:This resource is appropriate for Health, Psychology, and Social Studies classrooms. Counselors, school nurses, school librarians, or other staff may also find this resource useful as part of a
Subjects:
Psychology, Social Studies - History, Health
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.69
67
Digital Download ZIP (3.68 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource makes a great introductory lesson on identifying and differentiating between primary and secondary sources.This resource includes a Google Slide presentation (20 slides), activities, quiz, and optional doodle notes sheet focusing on
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.9
$3.99
38
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Social Studies Toolbox
This product includes many United States History, American Government, Civics, Social Studies, World History, and "Generic" Syllabus templates. This resource includes both text-editable template pages and completed syllabi (to use as examples).
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff, 6th, 7th
Types:
Syllabi, Classroom Forms
$2.69
76
Digital Download PPTX (12.72 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
New teachers! This "Back to School" bundle includes everything you need to get you through the first week of school and years to come! I've included my most popular bulletin boards, activities, syllabus templates, "Meet the Teacher" forms, and my
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff, 6th, 7th
Types:
Syllabi, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$37.45
$22.00
67
Bundle
By Social Studies Toolbox
Educate your students about "why history matters," how to both think and work like a historian, and much more with this visually appealing and engaging interactive Google Slides resource. Topics covered:What is History?Why does History
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9
$3.89
99
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Social Studies Toolbox
This worksheet is intended to be used with Tim Urban's humorous TED Talk, "Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator." From TED:Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until
Subjects:
Life Skills, Back to School, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7
$1.59
56
Digital Download PDF (0.16 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
This Mega Bundle includes ALL of my best-selling Social Studies Bulletin Boards!"Be an Upstander" Interactive Bulletin BoardThis resource is appropriate for middle and high school students. 30 cards are included in this resource including
Subjects:
Geography, Psychology, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Staff, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Bulletin Board Ideas
$37.56
$18.99
20
Bundle
By Social Studies Toolbox
This TED Talk Unit (6 TED Talk lessons) is appropriate for a high school English or Life Skills course. This unit can be used to supplement a prepared unit or be used as a stand-alone unit on the topic of communication. TED Units also work well with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Life Skills, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
CCSS:
SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.3, CCRA.W.9
$3.99
28
Digital Download ZIP (0.90 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
In this gallery walk, active engagement is facilitated as students walk throughout the classroom, rotating through eight stations. As students work together in small groups they are encouraged to share ideas and respond to meaningful questions
Subjects:
U.S. History, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7, CCRA.SL.1, RH.6-8.7
$1.89
63
Digital Download ZIP (2.71 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
100 skill-based activities (mini-lessons, bell ringers, warm-ups, bell work, start-nows, early-finishers, enrichment work) focusing on historical thinking skills (simple review activities and more complex activities are included). Most activities
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.9
$3.99
9
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource includes both printable worksheets and a Google Drive (paperless) option. This TED Talk lesson is intended to be used with Shane Koyczan's powerful TED Talk, "To This Day ... for the bullied and beautiful." (Warning: "strong language"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Poetry
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7
$1.69
40
Digital Download PDF (0.33 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource includes seven text-editable template pages (including "generic" template" and four completed slides (to use as examples). I've included my old and updated syllabi in this product. These visually appealing templates include: Contact
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff, 7th
Types:
Syllabi, Handouts
$1.89
45
Digital Download PPTX (4.91 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
Incorporate this interactive LGBTQ bulletin board into a Social Studies, Life Skills, English, or Health lesson or use as part of an education and awareness campaign by a middle or high school GSA. Perfect for Ally Week! Your bulletin board will
Subjects:
School Counseling, Character Education, Classroom Community
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Staff, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.99
33
Digital Download ZIP (3.70 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
Save paper with this DIGITAL hexagonal thinking resource!This DIGITAL activity is great for strengthening and deepening understanding of content, and utilizing different learning styles! Students will be engaged and having fun!In this activity,
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.29
34
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Social Studies Toolbox
This highly engaging Introduction to Geography interactive Google slides resource includes activities covering the following topics:26 Vocabulary (Human Geography, Physical Geography, Geographer, Physical Map, Political Map, Thematic Map, Robinson
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7
$3.29
16
Online Resource
Google Slides™
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a full-time practicing classroom teacher with over 20 years of classroom experience. I currently serve as a middle school Social Studies teacher and Mock Trial coach. I have four years experience teaching middle school Social Studies courses including U.S. History and Geography. I have ten years experience directing and teaching in a high school Alternative Education Program. I have eight years experience teaching high school U.S. History, Civil Rigths History, Civics, Social Psychology, Psychology, and World Studies. While serving as the Alternative Education Director and Lead Teacher in my district's High School Alternative Education program, I also served as a high school special education teacher and case manager for three years. My experience includes teaching in both urban and rural school districts in Wisconsin.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Key components of my instruction and assessment include: -Differentiated Instruction -Culturally relevant curriculum -Meaningful and engaging curriculum and assessments

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Influential Teacher Award (UW. Platteville), 2010 Winner "Top Classroom Blogs," Yearbook Dedication (2009), Influential Educator Award (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

*University of Wisconsin Milwaukee- Alternative Education, 2014-2015* *University of Wisconsin Platteville- Cross-Categorical Special Education, 2008-2011* *University of Wisconsin La Crosse- Master of Education, 1996-1998* *University of Wisconsin La Crosse- Bachelor of Science, History, Political Science, 1993-1996*

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I live in the beautiful Driftless Region in southwest Wisconsin!

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