Author Archives: Cindy

About Cindy

The Lord has taken me on an AWESOME journey preparing me & leading me into His ministry. Because of Jesus' great love & forgiveness, I have a tremendous desire to reach those that do not know His saving grace, as well as disciple those who have accepted His gift of salvation. God has blessed me with the gift public speaking, writing, teaching, consulting, project development, and leading. Remember, Jesus loves you!

I’ve Moved!

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I have moved! Click on this button to go to my new website:

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Mrs. Allen’s 5th Grade Files: 50 Follower Giveaway!!

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Mrs. Allen’s 5th Grade Files: 50 Follower Giveaway!!: I am so excited to have reached the 50 follower milestone in just a few short weeks! I want to thank everyone for hanging with me through …

Check this GIVEAWAY out!

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Well, it has been awhile since I’ve checked in. I will share details later, but wanted to let everyone know about a giveaway by Rowdy in Room 300 .

Christian Educators Association International

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Christian Educators Association International (CEAI) is a Professional Association for Christians in Public and Private Schools. This is an OUTSTANDING organization! I’ve been a member since my student teaching. Their mission is “To Encourage, Equip and Empower Educators according to Biblical Principles.” Just click on the image below to go to their website.

Christian Educators Association International Resources for Christian Educators in Private & Public Schools

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Professional Liability Insurance (up to $2,000,000)
  • Job Action Protection
  • Legal Consultation
  • Teachers of Vision Magazine
  • Creation Museum discount
  • Internet Resources
  • Local Seminars
  • Prayer Network
  • Chapters and Local Networks
  • Medical/Health Consultative Services
  • Medical Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Biblical Worldview Voice
  • Networking Activities
  • New Testaments in the Classroom
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Congregational Partnerships
  • Encourage an Educator – Support A School
  • Educators Sunday – Honoring Educators
  • Staff Support

Using Technology in Your Classroom

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Want to create a great presentation? Check these resources out:

http://prezi.com/index/

Want to help your students with their math facts? Check this resource out:

https://www.xtramath.org/

MasteryConnect is a tool assisting teachers in effectively assessing core standards, monitor student performance, and report student mastery to parents and administrators.

http://www.masteryconnect.com/

Here is a site for Student and Teacher participation. It is certainly worth checking out. I am planning on incorporating this in my classroom this year.

http://www.collaborizeclassroom.com//

I went to a professional development workshop at the Pink Palace Museum this summer and it has a wealth of resources available to teachers online, as well as on site.

http://www.memphismuseums.org/

Here is a great online classroom/meeting area where you can participate in team whiteboarding. I have tutored students online via this website.

http://www.twiddla.com/

Here is a great collaboration resource using Stixy notes. Stixy helps users organize their world on flexible, shareable Web-based bulletin boards called Stixyboards.

http://www.stixy.com

Classroom Organization Center

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What a GREAT find! I ordered 3 of these Classroom Organization Centers for my classroom and can’t wait to use them! I’m going to be so much more organized this year. It is going to help the students in their organization, as well. I found the best deal at eNasco.com (item #SN02352).

5th Grade Blogs

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Looking for a another 5th Grade blog to check out? Well, here is the place to go to find a horde of 5th Grade blogs:

http://www.teachingblogaddict.com/2011/04/5th-grade-blogs.html