Core Inspiration by Laura Santos

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This Math Workshop Starter Kit is designed to help you organize your math workshop routines, and boost student independence during your math block. These teacher tools are used in my third grade classroom, but are designed to be used with any grade
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These Class Newsletter Templates are designed to make organizing your parent communication a breeze. With several fresh and stylish designs to choose from, your class newsletter is sure to POP in that pile of papers parents have to sift through each
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This kit is loaded with all the labels you need to transform your classroom library into an organized, student-friendly reading zone. With 136 premade labels to choose from, you can label your books by genre/topic, DRA Level, Guided Reading/F&P
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This streamline behavior management approach is a highly effective tool for teaching students to be consistently mindful, respectful, responsible, and independent. It is also a powerful, yet discreet way to hold students accountable for their
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This product includes 160 Chalkboard-Themed Classroom Labels. These labels will help you organize supplies around the classroom so they are easily accessible to you and your students. To help you get started with labeling your own classroom, I
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CLASSROOM ECONOMY TOOLKIT Everything you need to organize a classroom economy system that helps students practice money management, focuses on job responsibilities, and rewards students in meaningful ways. Included in this toolkit are editable and
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This bundle of 12 back to school resources includes everything you will need to jump start your first week of school. These activities and lessons will help you: ★ Boost parent communication ★ Establish a classroom job system ★ Establish a behavior
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This Meet the Teacher page is a short letter that allows students and parents to get to know more about you at the beginning of the year. This page can be placed on students’ desks the morning of the first day along with their bellwork or
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This lesson plan outlines an interactive read aloud for the book Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney and an accompanying goal setting activity. Interactive Read Aloud: Students will discuss how the plot and setting in the book Miss Rumphius influence
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This kit is loaded with all the labels you need to transform your classroom library into an organized, student-friendly reading zone. With 136 premade labels to choose from, you can label your books by genre/topic, DRA Level, Guided Reading/F&P
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OVERVIEW: This questionnaire can be used at the beginning of the school year, or included in packets distributed to incoming students throughout the year. These questions are aimed at informing the teacher about each student’s home life and allows
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The 279 mountain-themed labels in this kit will help you organize supplies around your classroom so they are easily accessible to you and your students. You will receive 251 pre-made labels. This includes 80 supply labels in three different sizes
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A Lesson On Following Directions is a great way to remind your students how important it is to carefully read directions before beginning a task. This lesson is perfect to implement at the beginning of the school year or any time your class needs a
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During this design challenge & team building activity, students will work together to build castles using only index cards. As they design their castle, they are not allowed to use verbal communication, move about the room, or use any additional
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You never know what unplanned surprises the morning of the first day of school holds for you, making step 1 of this easy-to-understand activity a great option for first day bellwork. Continue the activity throughout the first days of school to begin
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This bundle is packed with tools to establish a smooth-running classroom where students are held accountable for responsible and respectful learning decisions. To learn more about the behavior management tools included in this resource, read below.
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OVERVIEW: Your students will each be interviewing a classmate using a set of provided questions, and writing a short informational piece about their partner using their interview answers. This activity is a perfect class building activity for the
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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
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This back to school resource is stocked with four All About Me Activities designed for use with second and third graders. These activities allow you to learn about your students during the first weeks of school and gives them the opportunity to
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This toolkit is designed to help you communicate the importance of responsible Chromebook or laptop use in your classroom. Whether you are introducing your routines and expectations at the beginning of the school year, or need to revamp your
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have seven years of elementary teaching experience in grades 2-4. My strengths are classroom management, organization and designing resources that promote writing across the curriculum. You can read more about my classroom at my blog, Core Inspiration by Laura Santos.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Self-Directed Learning M.A.T.H. Workshop Interactive Learning Inquiry and Conversation-Driven Instruction Critical Thinking Reading Workshop Writing Workshop MindUp Curriculum 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 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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