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By The Essential Educator
Host a virtual baby shower or introduce a unit on calculating the cost of a baby with this interactive, animated PowerPoint that shares more than 25 different baby items. It could take just 30 minutes to buzz right through, but that would miss out
Subjects:
Life Skills, Family Consumer Sciences, Child Care
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
11
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By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for school holidays with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is a bundle of eight different resources. Each resource has five different sticker
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$43.00
$30.00
Bundle
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for Valentine's Day with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese. Two designs are included for each of the five snacks.This product is an editable PDF document
Subjects:
Winter, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$8.00
Digital Download PDF (2.08 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Students and teachers alike need a reminder to take time to refuel. Encourage healthy self-care habits with this bulletin board kit.This kit includes the lettering "Self-care PossibiliTEAS" and 30 mugs with self-care activities.You will need:20
Subjects:
Family Consumer Sciences, For All Subjects, Health
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.54 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for encouragement and PBIS rewards with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.61 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for the end of the school year with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two formats:
Subjects:
Summer, End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.73 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for St. Patrick's Day with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two formats: One to
Subjects:
St. Patrick's Day, Spring
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (16.25 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for Halloween with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two formats: One to print on
Subjects:
Halloween
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.62 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for back-to-school with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two formats: One to print
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (1.24 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for school birthdays with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two formats: One to
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.79 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Share healthy snacks for winter holidays including Christmas with these adorable food pun stickers for individual servings of applesauce, oranges, pears, peaches, and cheese.This product is an editable PDF document of five different designs in two
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (2.59 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Inspired by your students' favorite music and dance app: Introduce yourself with this get-to-know-you activity and have students create a poster about themselves. This resource includes a Google Slides presentation for you to edit and add
Subjects:
Family Consumer Sciences, Back to School, Health
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Posters, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
1
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By The Essential Educator
Students and teachers alike need a reminder to take time to refuel. Encourage healthy self-care habits with this bulletin board kit.You will need:7 sheets gray paper7 sheets white paper25+ sheets assorted neon, or desired color, paperThis is also
Subjects:
Family Consumer Sciences, For All Subjects, Health
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.50 MB)
By The Essential Educator
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This bulletin board alerts readers to warning signs of dating violence and provides hotline information.This kit includes the lettering "Don't Fear Your Boo" and 10 ghost cut-outs with warning sign
Subjects:
Family Consumer Sciences, For All Subjects, Health
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.26 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Evaluate student workmanship and employability skills with this SODA acronym rubric.This rubric aligns with Iowa's 21st Century Skills and assesses student employability skills.Personally, I use this to evaluate students at each grading period, four
Subjects:
Business, Family Consumer Sciences, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Rubrics, Assessment
$3.00
Digital Download PDF (0.17 MB)
By The Essential Educator
Teach students how to write a formal thank you note. This presentation shares the five components to a thank you note and shares three examples for each of three occasions:Guest speakersGiftsGifts of moneyWriting great notes of thanks is an
Subjects:
Family Consumer Sciences, Writing, Specialty
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Rubrics, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught Family and Consumer Sciences and Health at the high school level since 2011 and have recently added middle school in 2016.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I hate to sit still so I don't expect my students to! I keep my students engaged and moving and help them apply their classroom learning to the outside world.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

IFCSE New Educator of the Year, 2015

Cedar Rapids West Rotary Recognized Teacher, 2014

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences, Eastern Illinois University

Coursework completed towards Masters of Arts in Instructional Technology, University of Northern Iowa

Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies, Iowa State University 2011

Associate of Arts, Northeast Iowa Community College

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