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# kthix10

Apprenticeship Alum

Joined 4 years ago from IL

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I am a mom to THREE adorable kids, who are getting bigger each day.  I have two older kids and a newborn.

I taught math and various other things for 10 years both in the public and private sector.  I am a National Board Certified Teacher in math and am here to pass on some of the ideas I used in my classroom. I am now a test development specialist and a specialize in common core assessment with k - 8.

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### How to Get the Stink Out of Your House from a Skunk

3 years ago

How to get the stink out of the house from that skunk. A few thoughts on those skunks and cleaning up the smell

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### How to Model Multiplication of Fractions

3 years ago

Modeling fractions that are being multiplied will help you understand and work toward an abstract concept of multiplying fractions.

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### How to Make Your Own Stanley Cup

3 years ago

A simple and cheap way to celebrate with your own Stanley Cup - The Cup is in the House.

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### What is a Safe Temperature Range for Kids to Play Outside?

3 years ago

Is it too hot outside for my kids to play? Is it too cold outside for the kids to play outside?

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### How to Tire Kids Out to Get Them to Sleep

3 years ago

Good tips for tiring out the kids and getting them to sleep. After a long day at work my kids need to run off the energy that I don't have.

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### How to Build Blanket Forts

17 months ago

Making forts with my kids entertains them on rainy, snowy, cold, or any day they can't be outside.

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### How to Sanitize and Disinfect a Toothbrush

3 weeks ago

Step by Step Guide to cleaning and disinfecting a toothbrush

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### Fun Multiplication Facts and Tricks

3 years ago

Let's learn some fun facts of multiplication and learn the multiplication facts.

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### What to Pack for a Trip to an Indoor Waterpark

7 months ago

Taking the kids on a trip to an indoor waterpark, here is what to bring to make the trip enjoyable and easy.

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### Free Flash Cards for Learning Addition

3 years ago

A list of great places to find free addition flashcards online and printable.

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### How to Make an R2D2 Costume

4 years ago

This year my completely awesome 3 year old decided to be R2D2 from Star Wars. I wasn't surprised because him and all his 3-5 year old friends are conspiring to be Star Wars characters. Of course he had to pick one of...

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### How to Get Your Teacher Application Noticed by School Districts.

4 years ago

Trying to find a teaching job in the state of Illinois or really anywhere. These are a few thing that might help you get noticed before the interview and hopefully land you that interview.

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### Getting Ready For Kindergarten, Have you been teaching your child the wrong alphabet?

4 years ago

Is your child learning the correct letter formation in preschool that they will learn at your local school district?

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### How to Make Fabulous Grilled Hot Wings

2 years ago

the summer is hot so the oven is off, time to make those chicken wings on the grill

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### How to Calculate Interest, Compound both short & long methods

4 years ago

A quick and simple overview of compound interest

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### One Teachers thoughts on Zero's aren't Permitted (ZAP)

4 years ago

A few thoughts on where education is headed on the stance of not giving zeros

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### How to Remember and use Roman Numerals

4 years ago

The easy mnemonic device for remembering Roman Numerals and their order. Lucky Cows Drink Milk gives you the simple steps to remember the order of roman devices.

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### What are the Properties of Addition and Multiplication?

3 years ago

Math properties explained with simple easy hints for your memory to use the properties and remember which one is which.

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### What are the Basic Elements in Geometry?

4 years ago

The basic elements of geometry explained in a simple, easy to understand manner that will help you become a master mathematician.

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### Converting within the Metric System using the Metric Staircase

4 years ago

How to convert in the Metric system using the Metric Staircase as a visual example to help you go from mili all the way to Kilo.

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### How to Measure an Angle

4 years ago

How to measure an angle using a protractor.

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### How to Save those Favorite Jeans When They Start to become Threadbare without Sewing

4 years ago

How I saved my favorite pair of jeans from being destroyed. The threadbare pair of jeans got a new life in one easy step.

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### How to do Partial Products Multiplication

4 years ago

How to do partial products multiplication in place of traditional multiplication steps.

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### Ten Items Every Mom Should Keep in Her Car

7 months ago

Ten things every super mom should keep in her car to stay organized and prepared.

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### How to Teach Fractions & Measurement Skills with a Ruler and an Inch

7 months ago

A look at how to teach fractions and measurement using the customary system of inches.

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### Pi & the Circumference of a Circle, Easy Project for Visual Reinforcement.

4 years ago

A easy activity for pi day or any day to talk about circumference of a circle. This is an easy project to relate the circumference of a circle and pi

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### What is an Array? Repeated Addition Arrays with a Simple, Cheap Manipulative

4 years ago

Learn about arrays and how we can use them to solve equations of addition and multiplication. Easy cheap manipulative for arrays.

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