Motivating kids before a holiday break can be a challenge, especially if you’re still expected to teach skills and review academic content. Fortunately, math games make it easy to keep kids on task and learning any time of the year! Click here to learn more and download a free math game your kids will love!
February is packed with fun holidays, making it a great time to integrate seasonal activities into your lessons. This year we celebrate the Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day, to name just a few. I’m sure you’re aware that it’s Black History Month, but I’llRead more
Celebrating the Chinese New Year is a terrific way to introduce kids to the concept of holidays around the world. Your students may not realize that people in other countries often celebrate completely different holidays, or they may celebrate the same holidays but have different holiday traditions.Read more
Are you making any New Year’s Resolutions? If you’re like most people, you’ve identified at least a few goals to accomplish this year, and I’m guessing that improving your physical fitness and health is one of them.Read more
If you were a past follower my Corkboard Connections blog, you might not have known that I also had a website called Teaching Resources. The two were formerly on separate platforms, so I’m super excited that they’re now together here on LauraCandler.com! My original Corkboard Connections postsRead 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.