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By The Colorado Classroom
Pi Day Fun Activity will let you celebrate Pi Day this March with little effort and everything already prepared. You get 20 activities to help you and your class explore circles and the magical ratio of pi. Now in 2016 - Newly revised. Comes with
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Decimals
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$3.14
$2.51
158 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Do you want your students to write, use, and solve ratio and equivalent ratio problems? What about being able to extend their knowledge and apply the skills? If so, then this resource is just right for you. It includes 32 task cards plus a
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Numbers, Word Problems
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Task Cards
CCSS:
6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3a
$4.00
$3.20
109 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Do you want your students to be able to name coordinates on a grid and find similar ratios? What about graphing ratios using word problems? If so, then this resource is right up your alley. It includes 32 graphing rate task cards plus a 12-page
Subjects:
Applied Math, Graphing, Other (Math)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Math Centers, Task Cards
$4.00
$3.20
60 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.57 MB)
By The Colorado Classroom
Mean, median, mode, and range are explored in this activity lesson pack complete with lesson plans, student packets, and graphing pages. You and your students will tackle these four important measures of central tendency through a fun lab activity
Subjects:
Numbers, Other (Math), Statistics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Math Centers
CCSS:
6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.A.3, 7.SP.B.4
$6.00
$4.80
73 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Probability Outcomes Card Sort will have your students practicing probability and determining outcomes. Students will classify each of the 20 events and sort them into 5 categories – impossible, less likely, even odds (50% chance), more likely, and
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math), Statistics
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$3.00
$2.40
48 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Probability is the topic of this Power Point show, and you'll cover the basics of probability with this interactive performance. In this zipped file you will receive two PowerPoint Shows of the same material. One show simply eliminates the last
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Other (Math)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Computation
$3.50
$2.80
42 ratings
3.9
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By The Colorado Classroom
This Order of Operations activity includes 15 problems which can be cut out and used in small groups, for a math station or as a review activity. Students are given a set of numbers, operations and a total they must reach. They must figure out how
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Order of Operations
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$4.00
$3.20
32 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
This bundle assembles three great ratio task card lessons together for one incredible price. Have students learn about ratios and equivalent ratios, understand unit rates and how to find them, and graph ratios on a coordinate system. Each task
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Other (Math)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Computation, Math Centers, Task Cards
$11.00 $8.50
$6.80
40 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Powers & Exponents Task Cards are more than just task cards. You receive a seven page mini-lesson on reading and writing exponents, a practice worksheet, and 24 task cards on powers and exponents. The 7 page mini-lesson teaches students the
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Other (Math)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Task Cards
$3.00
$2.40
13 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Whole Number Operation Task Cards are more than just task cards. You receive my math operation word wall posters, a practice word operation worksheet, and 32 task cards on whole number operations. The word wall posters provide a list of common
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Task Cards
$3.00
$2.40
21 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
This decimal review game will allow your students to practice estimating, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals. They will also work on place values, comparing, and writing numbers in standard form. It’s a lot to practice, but
Subjects:
Math, Decimals, Place Value
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Games
$3.00
$2.40
17 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Order of Operations Task Cards includes more than just task cards. You receive a twenty-one page mini-lesson on the order of operations plus 32 task cards for practice with this highly important skill. The 21 page mini-lesson teaches students the
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Order of Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Computation, Math Centers, Task Cards
$3.00
$2.40
13 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Do you want your students to be able to write unit rates, find unit rates, or determine if two unit rates are equivalent? What about extending their skills and extrapolating the given rate at a higher rate? If your answers are yes, then this
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Math Centers, Task Cards
$3.00
$2.40
3 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Greatest Common Factors offers a 10 slide teaching guide and 32 task cards on factors, common factors, and greatest common factors. The mini lesson covers definitions and offers 4 methods to reach the greatest common factor of a set of numbers.
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Task Cards
$3.00
$2.40
4 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Solve basic algebraic one step equations with this simple and handy scavenger hunt. Using all four operations, students will find the missing variable to complete the problems. All equations work out to whole numbers ranging from the ones to the
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Games
$3.00
$2.40
7 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Review functions and input/output tables with this simple and handy scavenger hunt. Students will find and write equations for functions, find the missing term in a function, identify ordered pairs, determine if solutions will work for a given
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Games
$3.00
$2.40
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Number Form Card Sort will have your students practicing number forms by sorting cards by standard form, expanded form, and word form. Numbers range from hundreds to tens of thousands. Two sheets of cards provide for a variety of difficulty.
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Other (Math)
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Interactive Notebooks
$3.00
$2.40
4 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
This whole number review game will allow your students to practice order of operations, exponents, and basic algebraic substitution as they get up and out of their seats for a fun and crowd pleasing activity. It’s a lot to practice, but they’ll do
Subjects:
Algebra, Basic Operations, Order of Operations
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Games
$3.00
$2.40
3 ratings
4.0
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By The Colorado Classroom
Prime Factorization Task Cards include a 23-page mini lesson on prime factorization plus 32 task cards on this important concept. The mini lesson covers primes and composites, divisibility, and prime factorization. While the 32 task cards ask
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Task Cards
$3.00
$2.40
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.40 MB)
By The Colorado Classroom
Solve basic algebraic one step equations with this simple and handy scavenger hunt. Using all four operations, students will find the missing variable to complete the problems. All equations work out to whole numbers ranging from one to fifty.
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Games
$3.00
$2.40
3 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've taught 6th grade for almost my entire career, but in two very distinct ways. My first teaching position was at a charter school where I taught 6th grade for eleven years. Sixth grade was considered an elementary grade there, and so I have taught all the disciplines for the majority of my career. Wanting another challenge, I moved on to a local middle school and have been teaching sixth grade math for six years. For the majority of my career I have enjoyed acting as a team leader, grade level leader, and content representative. I have presented at several conferences focusing on organizational techniques, classroom management, and social studies curriculum. I like to make my fellow educator's job easier whenever possible.

MY TEACHING STYLE

During my teaching of social studies, I specialized in using simulations to bring the history alive. Overall, I tend to use a variety of teaching styles based on my goals and objectives for each lesson. These can vary from direct instruction and journaling, to student led creations, games, cooperative learning, and more. I really like to get kids involved in their learning and make things hands on.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Team of the Year -TCA East Elementary, 2006, Nominated Teacher of the Year - TCA East Elementary, 2000, 2006, Teacher of the Year - TCA East Elementary, 2007

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Secondary Education - University of Wisconsin: Milwaukee (Major: history; Minor: geography)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

When I was eight years old I had a second grade teacher that had a remarkable effect on me and showed me what a teacher could really do to inspire their students. Ever since then I have wanted to be a teacher and try to emulate her. I hope to be even half the educator she was. You can contact me at thecoloradoclassroom@gmail.com

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