How do sand and salt make icy roads safer? Your students will be able to answer this question after they conduct this easy hands-on science experiment using simple materials such as ice, salt, and sand. Digital and printable resources included! Read more here!
One of the things I miss most about not being in the classroom is the opportunity to teach kids about the joy of giving. I want to share with you a wonderful activity that I did each year with my class, and I hope you’ll consider doingRead 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’ve been following my blog, you know that Scholastic offers a fabulous back-to-school deal that makes it possible to get thousands of bonus points with your first book order. The bigger your order, the more points you earn, and $300 order will get you 10,000 bonusRead more
Have you heard about International Dot Day? It’s celebrated on September 15th, and it’s all about encouraging kids to discover how they can make a difference. Why is it called “Dot Day”? To find out, read the book that inspired this special day!Read 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.