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Be a Superhero and Save the Earth combines Writing and Science. Children make themselves as this adorable superhero and write what they will do to save the earth. These writing frames are differentiated to work with various levels. Everything you
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Stop That Blurting and Interrupting is a Behavior Classroom Management resource which was created to support students who have difficulty with calling out. I would say that in the beginning of the year, that is pretty much everyone! This packet
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Making 2 syllable words is a easy and fun resource that reinforces making closed syllable words. Students will love making words by coloring each syllable of a word to make a new word. Motivating and fun for everyone! Answer Keys Included You May
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Are you looking for a great way to get your students to discover Non-Fiction text features in a fun and motivating way? These Non Fiction Text Feature Reading Response Sheets and Lesson Plan Resource was created to teach non fiction features in a
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Let's face it...all children love to try to persuade others especially their parents to believe the way they do! So...why not use these frames to support your students to learn how to persuade others to believe their way! If the topic is right,
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Let’s Go Shopping is a fun way to practice using money, coin values, counting money and adding money. This activity can be used in a math station or center to reinforce and build the concept of money. Directions for Use: ♥ Students choose 2 cards
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Writing Opinion Pieces about Topics and Books Aligned with Common Core Grades 1-3 35 Differentiated Writing Frames
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Lately, if you are like me, you don't always hear those "Magic Words" that your parents or guardians told you to use! In fact, when you do hear them, you blurt out, "Thank you for using those magic words!" We cannot assume that all children will
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Through my years of teaching, I have noticed that most children rely on sounding out when they are faced with an unknown word. Yet, there are many other decoding strategies that children need to learn to become better readers and decoders. These
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Say What? It is almost the end of the year!!! Are you kidding me? Well then it is time to write about some school memories for the End of Year and this booklet allows children to easily look back on the school year and write about those memories.
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February a time to think about KINDNESS, FRIENDSHIP and LOVE! It is so important it is to teach social skills to primary students.  If you have a social curriculum in your school then it is built into the curriculum..  My district used Responsive
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Stations are a great way to give your students what they need and a way for you to work with your Guided Reading groups in a manageable set-up. Do you need an easy way to mange your stations/Centers? This packet includes everything you need to get
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What is Growth Mindset? When students believe they can do something, they recognize that effort or consistently trying will make them better. That being said, they will put in extra time and effort, and that will lead them to higher achievement
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These 21 posters can be hung in your classroom after you discuss or read a book about why we have rules etc. They can be all hung or you can pick and chose which ones you might like to use. They can be attached with yarn or ribbon and hung from
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Every September 22nd is National Elephant Day! BUT with this resource you can celebrate this interesting animal any time you want! Most children find elephants extremely interesting and this packet will spark their interest and love for
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Teach your students to write poetry easily with these poetry writing frames and graphic organizers to ensure success. Explanations of each poetry Genre are defined, examples given and specific frames for drafts with easy to follow instructions for
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Picture me in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Grade: A great first day of school activity! Copy enough templates on card stock so each child can pick one that suits his/her personality or style. Have each child decorate their person with crayons or markers. Run
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Okay...you are back from Winter break and if you are like me you planned everything before you left for break....so make sure you pick up this easy Ring in the New Year booklet berfore break and have it printed and ready to go after the New
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Let's Surf into Learning and Get Your Classroom to look Like a Surfers Dream Come True Your kiddos will LOVE the Surfing theme decorations included in this packet as they "surf" into school. It includes everything and anything you may need to hang
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If you are like me, you love to have activities on hand to simply print and use quickly and easily! If that is the case, these Thanksgiving activities are easy and fun for your students and of course will make you life much easier. These
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Dazzling lessons, sweet resources, and sparkly teaching ideas for your primary classroom!" I help passionate teachers make their life less stressful by creating sweet resources that build a strong classroom community which fosters sparkling relationships with parents...Welcome! I am so happy that you found Sunshine and Lollipops a place where YOU (new primary teachers, student teachers as well as parents and seasoned teachers) will not only find dazzling, creative, differentiated resources and ideas to sweeten and challenge young minds, but also a place to find ways to add a little sparkle to your teaching style so you can continue to SHINE! These sensational ideas and lessons will motivate your students and transcend them into the brilliant land of learning where they will discover ways to become life long learners in a melodious classroom environment that fosters and values teaching and learning. A place where each child is treasured for his uniqueness and will become an active member of your classroom. I learned a LOOOOOng time ago that a little sweetness goes a long way so I have tried to look at the positive side of life as a retired teacher of 30+ years, a wife, mom and Mimi of three. Who doesn’t want to visit their Mimi and experience a reality “Candyland” game with all kinds of forbidden pleasures like lollipops, Hershey hugs and kisses, cupcakes, brownies and all those sugary treats, They can visit and experience the sweetness of Mimi’s and then go back home on a sugary high! My teaching style was and still is to keep all lessons dazzling, fun, hands on and whatever each child needs to learn and grow! I LOVE to differentiate instruction as much as I can! Let’s face it, each year you get a classroom full of kiddos as different as a box of chocolates...Each piece might look pretty much the same on the outside, but when you take a bite, you can see and taste the difference...all sugary and sweet, but different in many ways! I taught fist and second grade full time for 25 years. I looped with my first and second graders for 13 years of my 25 year teaching career! I am now supporting Special Education in a K-1 classroom. In addition to teaching full time, I substitute taught K-4 for 9 years while raising my children. I also have gone into primary classrooms to assist with set up and classroom management ideas as well as supporting ideas for time management!

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style was and still is to keep all lessons dazzling, fun, hands on and whatever each child needs to learn and grow! I LOVE to differentiate instruction as much as I can! Let’s face it, each year you get a classroom full of kiddos as different as a box of chocolates...Each piece might look pretty much the same on the outside, but when you take a bite, you can see and taste the difference...all sugary and sweet, but different in many ways!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Observations from my 2nd grade classroom are featured in a book entitled: Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms: Helping Children Read and Write by Sharon Kletzien and Mariam Dreher published by Scholastic.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Attended West Chester University (BS in Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish) Graduate courses from St. Joseph's University, Penn State and University of Pennsylvania.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have conducted workshops within my school district for Literacy Stations and mentored many new teachers. I have also presented workshops for teachers and administrators on the Everyday Math Program. I have written curriculum and redesigned our first grade curriculum to align with the Common Core Curriculum. I have created lessons to match the Common Core standards. I was Team Leader for First and Second Grade. I have also written grants to develop our Homework Club to support those children who do not have help at home or who are ELL students. I have also presented Behavior Management Techniques and Strategy seminars for future teachers.

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