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!
I’ve been raving about Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club for years because I truly believe that it’s a life-changing resource. Membership isn’t free, but it’s worth every penny of your investment. The 40 HTW Club only accepts new members twice a year, in JulyRead more
Seasonal lessons are perfect for the weeks leading up to the winter holidays. Those days can be chaotic, so it’s important to plan lessons that are both meaningful and fun. Kids are more likely to stay on task when they are actively engaged in learning, and that’sRead 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
Teaching kids what it means to have a growth mindset is often easier than helping them replace their fixed mindset thoughts and behaviors with more empowering ones. For example, students who’ve learned that mistakes are an important part of the growing process may still be reluctant to tryRead 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.