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This TED Talk Unit (6 TED Talk lessons) is appropriate for Psychology, Social Studies, English, or Health courses.Six TED Talk lessons included in this bundle focus on the topic of MENTAL HEALTH and Wellness.PLEASE PREVIEW TED TALKS BEFORE VIEWING
Subjects:
Health, Other (Social Studies - History), Psychology
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$3.99
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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:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Back to School
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Google Apps
CCSS:
SL.11-12.3, CCRA.R.7
$1.79
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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:
7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Google Apps
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
46
Online Resource
Google Slides™
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:
Social Studies - History, Health, Psychology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.49
52
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By Social Studies Toolbox
This TED Talk Lesson Bundle includes over 30 TED Talk lessons and activities for less than half the price if purchased individually! TED Talk lessons make great supplements to planned units or great mini-lessons on their own. TED Lessons are perfect
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
$16.00
97
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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:
Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7
$1.49
46
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By Social Studies Toolbox
This engaging and visually appealing interactive Google slide resource covers the main components of a middle or high school syllabus. I've included a "gameboard-syle" interactive slide with links to each page in the syllabus. In addition, I
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Syllabi, Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
RH.6-8.7
$2.49
31
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource is intended to be used with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED Talk, The Danger of a Single Story. The TED Talk (video), worksheet, and class discussion can be completed in one class period. The video, worksheet, and online activity can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Back to School
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets
$1.89
30
Digital Download PDF (0.49 MB)
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:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff
Types:
Syllabi, Classroom Forms
$2.49
60
Digital Download PPTX (12.21 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:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7, CCRA.SL.1, RH.6-8.7
$1.89
54
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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:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff
Types:
Syllabi, Handouts
$1.99
39
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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:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff
Types:
Syllabi, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$33.46
$23.42
62
Bundle
By Social Studies Toolbox
In this activity, students select two characters from a novel or film to analyze. As students read/watch, they find evidence of characters functioning at each level on Maslow's Hierarchy. As they find evidence, they fill in charts on their
Subjects:
Life Skills, Literature, Psychology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
$1.69
22
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
This worksheet is intended to be used with the movie "Radio." "Radio" is based on the true story of James Robert "Radio" Kennedy and Hanna High School football coach Harold Jones. This movie and worksheet is appropriate for middle and high
Subjects:
Life Skills, Character Education, Classroom Community
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Movie Guides
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7
$1.79
28
Digital Download PDF (0.12 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! I used
Subjects:
School Counseling, Character Education, Classroom Community
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Staff
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.99
27
Digital Download PDF (3.31 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:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.9
$4.29
20
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource includes worksheets for 5 of my best-selling TED Talk lessons including: Do Schools Kill Creativity, Sir Ken Robinson Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth 10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation, Celeste
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
SL.11-12.3, CCRA.R.7
$3.49
33
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By Social Studies Toolbox
*Recently Updated! This TED Talk lesson is intended to be used with Nadine Burke Harris' TED Talk "How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime." This multi-part lesson includes questions pertaining to Dr. Harris' TED Talk, an online
Subjects:
Life Skills, Psychology, Child Care
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
SL.11-12.3
$1.69
21
Digital Download PDF (0.19 MB)
By Social Studies Toolbox
This resource includes 5 resources to use with John Lewis' March: Book One or Two: These resources can be used alone or use all of them when you teach March Books One or Two! (I am including all of the resources I have created over the past several
Subjects:
U.S. History, Literature, Black History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Task Cards
$1.99
18
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By Social Studies Toolbox
In this gallery walk, active engagement is facilitated as students walk throughout the classroom, rotating though nine stations. As students work together in small groups they are encouraged to share ideas and respond to meaningful questions
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7, CCRA.L.1, RH.6-8.7
$1.79
22
Digital Download PDF (1.70 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a full-time practicing teacher with over 20 years of classroom experience. I currently serve as a middle school Social Studies teacher, Mock Trial coach, and Student Council Advisor. 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 with my husband, two children, and dog in the beautiful driftless region of Southwest Wisconsin.

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