Your students will love Island Conquer Area and Perimeter, a free partner math game with a fun pirate theme! Players plot rectangles on a grid and attempt to find the area or perimeter of those shapes. The grid represents the ocean and the rectangles are the islands. At the end of the game, players calculate the total area or perimeter of their islands to find out who won. Download Island Conquer free from my TpT store or sign up to have it sent to you by email. You’ll be subscribing to my newsletter, too, which will give you access to over 75 more freebies you’ll love! ~ Laura Candler
Thanksgiving is next week, which means it’s time for the annual Sharing our Blessings blog hop and giveaway! I’m excited to be joining over a dozen amazing and generous teacher bloggers for this special event. All of us are tremendously grateful for our blessings, and we wantRead 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
Do you remember singing the silly campfire song about old Mother Leary who left a lantern in her shed? It goes like this:
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.