Valerie Salven

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By Valerie Salven
Do your students speak "Airplane"? Do they know about Sir Isaac Newton and Daniel Bernoulli?They will after they complete this lesson!This package of STEM lesson materials includes a PDF slideshow featuring photographs and basic line drawings of a
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Physics, Other (Science)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, Worksheets, Activities
$7.00
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By Valerie Salven
Aeronautical Chart Information...an opportunity to have some fun with applied math, science and geography. There's even a section that illustrates some chart information of special interest to "drone" hobbyists!Why are airport runways numbered the
Subjects:
Applied Math, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, Examinations - Quizzes, Other
$6.50
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By Valerie Salven
Give your students insight into some great pilots and aviation events, as well as guided practice in using QR codes and URLs to search for information. Questions are available to your students in either paper or PDF formats. They may use QR codes,
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Study Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Webquests
$6.00
7
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By Valerie Salven
Come along on a ride in a small airplane!Give young people a photo-filled introduction to small airplanes, including glimpses of the preflight, takeoff, cruise flight and landing. This isn’t clip art ─ this is real!There are many aviation
Subjects:
Reading, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff
$6.00
6
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By Valerie Salven
Two Aviation-Themed Units (plus a free bonus) for Grades 7 - 10Students in the 7th through 10th grades will enjoy learning about aviation along with history, geography, science and applied math. They will learn some practical geography, science and
Subjects:
U.S. History, Geography, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, Other, Activities
$13.50
$10.00
3
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By Valerie Salven
Willa Brown, C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Noel Parrish: Four extraordinary individuals who worked hard to make a unit of black military pilots possible and to make it a success. While not a complete history of the “Tuskegee
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$5.00
1
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By Valerie Salven
For Eastern Airlines Flight 401 on December 29, 1972, the end of the flight was not the end of the story. It was the beginning of a ghost mystery—or, perhaps, a story of guardian angels—that continued for more than a year until the benign and even
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing-Essays, Halloween
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Scripts
$5.00
1
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By Valerie Salven
What is an airport like!? This package is the next-best thing to being there. Join Roxy the dog as she tours a medium-sized airport.If you are also able to arrange for your class to take a field trip to a nearby airport, this package is a great way
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, Activities, Fun Stuff
$6.00
3
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By Valerie Salven
Additional Photos Added 8/2018! Fourteen quotes on 14 posters. Aviation photographs with quotes inspire and give flight to your thoughts. Great for dressing up a classroom or your own room (or office).Each image and quotation is saved in a TIFF
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Science), Education
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$5.00
2
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By Valerie Salven
Good decision-making can be taught. One way is to review hazardous attitudes and the “antidote thoughts” that allow you to evaluate a situation and respond appropriately.The hazardous attitudes discussed in this slideshow (anti-authority,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Critical Thinking, Psychology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$5.00
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By Valerie Salven
These scenarios are adapted from actual airplane pilot reports filed with the Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) and are suitable for use by CFIs and ground instructors in pilot seminars or small guided-discussion groups. The scenario titles
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$6.00
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By Valerie Salven
What do Air Traffic Controllers do?This resource is suitable for use with students interested in careers as air traffic controllers or elsewhere in aviation; and those who simply want to learn more about the work done by air traffic controllers. It
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Career and Technical Education, Problem Solving
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, Multimedia
$5.00
2
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By Valerie Salven
Here's an exciting "introduction to aviation" for young learners that includes:Airport Tour with Roxy the Dog—Terminal Building and Firehouse Included!.Airplane Flight! Just for Fun.Both packages are great for classroom use or simply for sharing
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Fun Stuff
$12.00
$10.80
2
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By Valerie Salven
Here are some good puzzles for a pilot seminar —this slideshow contains scenarios based on emergencies and instrument malfunctions that happened inflight. The slideshow includes tips for troubleshooting an in-flight electrical system failure and
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Critical Thinking, Professional Development
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
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By Valerie Salven
Save on three aviation-history-themed titles with this bundle, plus receive a free bonus.Two of the titles are suitable for use with students in the 8th, 9th and 10th grades; One of these titles may also be used with 7th grade students and two may
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$17.00
$15.30
Bundle
By Valerie Salven
Amelia Earhart was an influential woman of her time. Although she is famous for her unfinished last flight, she attempted and accomplished much in the years before... She was a volunteer nurse’s aide in Canada during World War I; the first female
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Women's History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, Interactive Whiteboard, Video Files
$5.00
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By Valerie Salven
Teach your students about the way airplane pilots compensate for the effect of wind on a flight path. Your lesson will include some geometry, trigonometry, geography..and history along the way. In 240 B.C., Eratosthenes knew the Earth was round and
Subjects:
Geometry, Trigonometry, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$5.00
Digital Download ZIP (80.91 MB)
By Valerie Salven
Aviation History Bookmarks treat you to bits of history about famous pilots and aviation events along with suggestions for further reading—focusing on books authored by the pilots themselves.These six, two-sided, bookmarks present:—Charles Lindberg
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Library Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
2
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By Valerie Salven
Welcome to 1941 and pre-World War II United States of America. Farm Security Administration photographer Jack Delano visited the new airport in Washington, D.C. in July of 1941. He spent at least two days there; this slideshow is a compilation of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Interactive Whiteboard
$2.00
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By Valerie Salven
A cargo pilot is experiencing hypoxia and trying to communicate with an air traffic controller. A recording of the pilot's slurred words is included along with a transcript (on the slides) of the conversation between him and the controller,
Subjects:
Biology, Other (Specialty), Professional Development
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
Digital Download ZIP (78.00 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-certificated ground instructor who served as an FAA Safety Team (FAAST) Lead Representative for seven years; an attorney retired from 27 years of service in Kentucky state government; an instrument-rated private pilot; and a freelance writer with articles published in "Plane & Pilot" and "Pilot Journal" magazines. I have worked as a summer camp director and instructor for the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, teaching young people ages 10-15. Contact me at : Valerie172n@gmail.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

Scenarios and true stories are practical, engaging and encourage group discussion.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

FAA Safety Team, Central Region, Certificate of Appreciation: "For exceptional contribution to FAA Safety Team events and the aviation industry."

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S., University of Kentucky; J.D., University of Louisville; Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating and Ground Instructor Certificate: Aero-Tech, Inc., Lexington, KY.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Member of Toastmasters International. I organized and/or presented free "WINGS" safety seminars for pilots on a (usually) monthly basis for five years as an FAA Safety Team (FAAST) Lead Representative.

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