Getting the school year off to a great start is essential, which means that what you do the first week of school can make all the difference! How to Launch a Super School Year is a free 4-part video course that’s jam-packed with back-to-school strategies and free resources. Learn more or sign up now for this fast-paced, energizing presentation by Laura Candler!
Dr. Howard Gardner first proposed Multiple Intelligence (MI) theory over 40 years ago, suggesting that IQ is not one-dimensional, and that it can’t be described by a single number. Instead, he proposed that there are at least 8 different types of intelligence, including visual-spatial, musical-rhythmic, interpersonal, andRead more
Do you listen to podcasts? I’ve been listening to them off and on for a few years, but it wasn’t until recently that I became a podcast fanatic. My addiction started last fall when my husband and I were renovating a older home. He wasRead more
Seating students together is not enough to ensure teamwork. Many kids have very little idea how to interact appropriately with their classmates. They simply lack the social skills needed to perform the most basic cooperative learning tasks. Lack of social skills is probably the biggest factor contributingRead more
The Caring Classrooms Community on DonorsChoose.org is kicking off the new school year by hosting a one-day Back to School Bonanza contest on August 13th! As it turns out, this is a great day for a contest because the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are addingRead more
Laura is the owner of Teaching Resources and a former 5th grade teacher from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Laura was a classroom teacher for 30 years, and she now spends her time creating books and resources for elementary educators. While Laura was teaching, she was the recipient of the prestigious Milken Family Foundation Educator Award, and she received National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist. She has presented educational workshops online and around the country for over 20 years She’s the author of 10 books for teachers as well as over 100 digital resources.