Have you downloaded your free 2018-2019 School Year Calendar? This monthly calendar begins with July and ends with June, and the weekday spaces are extra wide to give you plenty of room for writing. The calendar has portrait-style pages which are perfect for storing in 3-ring binders, too. Sign up here and I’ll email this freebie to you, or download it from my TpT store. Enjoy! ~ Laura Candler
If you’re an upper elementary teacher who loves what you do, consider joining my private Facebook group, the Upper Elementary Teacher Connection. It’s a virtual meeting room where teachers of students in grades 2 through 6 can connect and collaborate to share their passion for teaching.Read more
Each year on September 11th, we reflect on a series of horrific events that changed the course of history. As a teacher, you might be struggling with whether or not you should discuss 9/11 with your students. Although your students weren’t even born in 2001, it’s importantRead more
If you’re looking for a fun way to form partners for cooperative learning lessons, try the Appointment Clock Buddies strategy. The activity is a terrific icebreaker that also serves another useful purpose. Within just a few minutes, each of your students will have four unique partnersRead more
Did you know that Scholastic offers a fabulous back-to-school deal that makes it possible to get thousands of bonus points with your first order? The bigger your order, the more points you earn, and if you can place an order of $300 or more, you’ll get 10,000Read 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.