Cindy Martin was an elementary teacher for 20 years. National Board Certified in 2003 in early childhood. She began her career in Orange County Public Schools 1996-2000 and worked in Volusia County Public Schools from 2000-2017. Her main goal is to inspire students to love learning by creating engaging educational experiences. She believes that RIGOR and ENGAGEMENT can COEXIST. Cindy Martin loves to take ordinary lessons and make them extraordinary!
2000 Walmart Teacher of the Year 2003 National Board Certified in Early Childhood Gen 2004 Crystal Apple Award 2010 Startup Nation Leading Moms in Business Winner 2019 Presenter for the National TpT Conference 2020 Presenter for the first VIRTUAL National TpT Conference
Lyman High School 1990 University of Central Florida 1996
Mrs. Martin is an elementary teacher, National Board Certified in 2003 in early childhood. She has two children, a son who is in 9th grade and a daughter in 11th grade. Mrs. Martin believes that it is necessary to acknowledge visual, auditory and tactile learning styles when teaching students. She uses a balanced approach to teaching students. Her main goal is to inspire students to love learning by creating FUN educational experiences. She loves incorporating new technology in her classroom, and is a child advocate. Students in the past have fond memories of her Polar Express PJ Day, hot cocoa on cold mornings, making personality pigs,writing books, her photo albums she makes for each student, mixing liquid to make GAK, using candy for math, seeing her dressed up like The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, trips to the Treasure Box for good behavior and fun literacy center activities. She writes blogs and started this store to inspire teachers to be creative in the classroom. You can follow her on Twitter under the name Teachersbrain.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, U.S. History, World History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Statistics, School Counseling, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Forensics, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Handwriting, For Administrators, Coaching, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Engineering, Phonics, Close Reading, Women's History Month, Classroom Community