Core Inspiration by Laura Santos

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By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Bring your geometry unit to life with this project based learning (PBL) experience. This simulation is designed to help your third grade students apply their knowledge about the properties of quadrilaterals.During this project based learning unit,
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Assessment
CCSS:
2.G.A.1, 3.G.A.1, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.5, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.4, SL.2.4, SL.2.6, SL.3.4...
$8.00
1,399
Digital Download ZIP (36.09 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Looking for the perfect tool to build or review second grade place value fluency and understanding for numbers 0 - 1,000? Discovered your second graders aren’t retaining the skills introduced during your place value unit? Searching for a low-prep,
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Place Value
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Google Apps, Test Prep
CCSS:
1.MD.B.3, 2.MD.C.7, 2.MD.C.8, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 2.NBT.A.1, 2.NBT.A.1a, 2.NBT.A.1b, 2.NBT.A.2...
$12.00
$9.60
621
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Feeling overwhelmed by all the moving parts involved in running Math Workshop? This starter kit is designed to help you organize your Math Workshop routines, and boost student independence during your math block so it becomes your favorite time of
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Math Centers, Printables
$14.00
1,342
Digital Download ZIP (96.04 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Bring your place value unit to life with this project based learning (PBL) experience. This project is designed to help your students apply their knowledge about standard form, expanded form, word form, comparing numbers, and ordering numbers
Subjects:
Math, Place Value
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Math Centers, Google Apps
CCSS:
2.NBT.A.1, 2.NBT.A.3, 2.NBT.A.4, 3.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.A.3, W.2.7, W.3.7, W.4.7, SL.2.4, SL.2.6...
$9.00
1,054
Digital Download ZIP (79.36 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
The 6 math projects included in this bundle are designed to help your students exercise application and analysis skills for the math topics listed. These projects can be used as whole class units or as enrichment math centers for advanced and
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Place Value
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Math Centers, Google Apps
CCSS:
3.MD.A.1, 3.MD.B.3, 3.MD.B.4, 3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2, 3.NBT.A.3, 3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.4, 3.OA.B.5, 3.G.A.1, MP1...
$48.50
$39.60
390
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
This Math Workshop Organization Bundle is designed to help you organize your math workshop routines, and boost student independence during your math block. All of these teacher tools are used in my third grade classroom, but are designed to be used
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Math Centers, PowerPoint Presentations
$29.00
$23.20
350
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Bring your telling time & elapsed time unit to life with this project based learning (PBL) experience. This project is designed to help your second or third grade students apply their knowledge about telling time & elapsed time through a
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Assessment
CCSS:
2.MD.C.7, 3.MD.A.1, W.2.3, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, W.3.3a, W.3.3c, W.3.3d, MP2, MP4, MP5...
$8.00
425
Digital Download ZIP (78.80 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Winter Wonderland Array Architects is designed to help your third grade students apply their knowledge about equal groups, arrays, multiplication and division fact families, and properties of multiplication as they design arrays and solve word
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Assessment
CCSS:
3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.A.4, 3.OA.B.5, 3.OA.B.6, 3.OA.C.7, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4...
$8.00
426
Digital Download ZIP (19.09 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Looking for the perfect tool to build or review second and third grade math understanding? Discovered your students aren’t retaining the skills introduced during your math units? Searching for a low-prep, engaging routine that boosts your students’
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Mental Math, Place Value
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Google Apps, Printables
CCSS:
3.MD.A.1, 3.MD.C.5, 3.MD.C.5a, 3.MD.C.5b, 3.MD.C.6, 3.MD.C.7, 3.MD.C.7a, 3.MD.C.7b, 3.MD.D.8, 2.NBT.A.1, 2.NBT.A.1b...
$24.00
$19.20
260
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Looking for the perfect tool to build or review second grade place value fluency and understanding for numbers 0 - 100? Discovered your second graders aren’t retaining the skills introduced during your place value unit? Searching for a low-prep,
Subjects:
Measurement, Place Value
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Google Apps, Test Prep
CCSS:
1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 2.NBT.A.1, 2.NBT.A.1a, 2.NBT.A.1b, 2.NBT.A.2, 2.NBT.A.3
$6.00
363
Digital Download ZIP (20.51 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Keep everyone in the classroom on track and efficient during Math Workshop each day with your own editable digital Math Workshop rotation board. Your digital rotation board will maximize student efficiency and create a clam, productive workshop
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Google Apps, Interactive Whiteboard, PowerPoint Presentations
$15.00
393
Digital Download ZIP (38.72 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
The 59 hands-on games included in this bundle are designed to help your second grade students get hands-on math practice, and build a foundational understanding for:★ Addition (9 games)★ Arrays & Multiplication (6 games)★ Data & Graphing (4
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Measurement, Place Value
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Games
CCSS:
2.MD.A.1, 2.MD.A.2, 2.MD.A.3, 2.MD.A.4, 2.MD.B.5, 2.MD.C.7, 2.MD.C.8, 2.MD.D.9, 2.MD.D.10, 2.NBT.A.1, 2.NBT.A.1a...
$59.00
$47.20
436
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
MEASURE-THONThis math simulation is the perfect culminating activity and alternative assessment to measure your students’ understanding of second grade length measurement concepts. During the Measure-Thon math simulation, your students (AKA
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Simulations
CCSS:
2.MD.A.1, 2.MD.A.2, 2.MD.A.3, 2.MD.A.4, 2.MD.B.5, 2.MD.D.9, 2.MD.D.10
$6.50
303
Digital Download ZIP (16.23 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
These fraction modeling tools can help your students create fraction models and build a foundation for finding equivalent & simplified fractions. Students who struggle to manipulate traditional fraction strips benefit from this resource because
Subjects:
Fractions
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Math Centers, Printables
CCSS:
3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.2a, 3.NF.A.2b, 3.NF.A.3, 3.NF.A.3a, 3.NF.A.3b, 3.NF.A.3c, 3.NF.A.3d
$2.00
171
Digital Download PDF (0.12 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
This simulation introduces your students to four methods for displaying data: frequency tables, bar graphs, pictographs and line plots. Students will have the opportunity to record observations about each method for displaying data and
Subjects:
Graphing, Word Problems, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Simulations, Google Apps
CCSS:
2.MD.D.10, 3.MD.B.3
$10.00
128
Digital Download ZIP (49.73 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
These editable posters give your students a visual reference of your daily Math Workshop routine. Two formats are included (pie chart and vertical flow chart) so you can use visuals that best meet the needs of your students. The pie chart and the
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters, Printables
$1.50
408
Digital Download ZIP (4.41 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
This toolkit is designed to help you measure and track your students’ addition and subtraction fact fluency. It includes tools you can use in the classroom, and tools you can send home to support routine fact fluency practice. The focus of each tool
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Assessment
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6, 2.OA.B.2
$14.00
$11.20
86
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
These toolkits are designed to help you measure and track your students’ addition, subtraction, multiplication and division fact fluency. They include tools you can use in the classroom, and tools you can send home to support routine fact fluency
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, For Parents, Assessment
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6, 2.OA.B.2, 3.OA.C.7
$28.00
$19.60
55
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Keep everyone in the classroom on track and efficient during daily learning activities with your own Digital Transition Management System. Your editable transition management display will maximize student efficiency and create a calm, productive
Subjects:
Life Skills, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard, PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$10.00
189
Digital Download ZIP (11.48 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Printable and digital word problems included. These differentiate word problems designed to help second grade students exercise multi-step math problem solving, reasoning, critical thinking, and precise math modeling skills during their addition and
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Assessment
CCSS:
2.NBT.B.5, 2.NBT.B.6, 2.NBT.B.7, 2.NBT.B.8, 2.NBT.B.9, 2.OA.A.1, MP1, MP2, MP4, MP5, MP6
$7.00
108
Digital Download ZIP (22.60 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have ten years of elementary teaching experience in grades 2-4. My strengths are classroom management, organization of workshop-style teaching and learning, and designing resources that make differentiation simple. You can read more about my classroom at my blog Core Inspiration.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Math Workshop Reading Workshop Writing Workshop Project Based Learning Organized Differentiation Responsive Classroom Hands-On Games and Simulations Inquiry and Conversation-Driven Instruction Critical Thinking Technology Integration Student Collaboration and Team building

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Scholastic Instructor Advisory Board Member

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA Public Relations, San Jose State University Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential, San Jose State University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have taught students who have a variety of learning styles and possess the natural ability to ignite passion and enthusiasm for learning in all children. I help each child develop pride and confidence in their strengths so they can use that self-confidence to drive them in the face of academic challenge. Learning about my students' personal interests helps me differentiate my instruction to meet their needs in a way that is interesting and challenging to them resulting in a love for learning.

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