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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:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Google Apps
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...
$7.25
$5.80
1,518
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By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Your classroom library is beautifully organized and ready for students to browse. Next thing you know, it’s a cluttered mess that feels too tedious to maintain.    If this sounds familiar, it’s time to use this labeling kit to transform your
Subjects:
Reading, Classroom Management, Library Skills
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms
$14.25
$11.40
1,151
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By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Ready to boost the respect your students have for their classroom, increase the ownership they have for their learning space, and connect classroom jobs to the real world? This Classroom Economy Toolkit has everything you need. This toolkit includes
Subjects:
Life Skills, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Service Learning
$7.00
$5.60
1,058
Digital Download ZIP (26.72 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
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
Subjects:
Problem Solving, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Games
$6.00
$4.80
487
Digital Download ZIP (17.17 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Looking for a way to bring more respectful behavior to your classroom?This classroom management approach is a highly-effective tool for teaching students to be consistently mindful, respectful, responsible, and independent. It is also a powerful,
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Posters, Google Apps
$8.75
$7.00
941
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By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Bring your place value unit to life with this project based learning (PBL) experience. This place value project is designed to help your students apply their knowledge about standard form, expanded form, word form, comparing numbers, and ordering
Subjects:
Math, Place Value
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Centers
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
$7.20
1,098
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 2nd and 3rd grade students exercise application and analysis skills for six different math topics:Place Value (Place Value in the Wild Project)Telling Time & Elapsed Time
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Place Value
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Centers
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...
$47.25 $23.95
$19.16
432
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
During this multiplication project your students will use arrays to design a map for the Winter Wonderland Festival in Snowflake Valley. Then they’ll create a festival directory featuring all the problem solving and equations that correspond with
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Google Apps
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...
$6.95
$5.56
491
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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:
Google Apps, Centers
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...
$12.50 $9.95
$7.96
674
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Camp Array Architect 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 problems throughout
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Google Apps
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, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP5...
$8.00
$6.40
100
Digital Download ZIP (18.03 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
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.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Lesson
$19.75 $12.99
$10.39
277
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Feeling overwhelmed by all the moving parts required to launch Math Workshop? This starter kit helps you organize your differentiated math routines, and boost student independence during your guided math block.With these tools, your organized math
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Centers
$9.95
$7.96
1,370
Digital Download ZIP (93.08 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Your telling time unit is the perfect opportunity to connect math to the real world in a creative way with a math project. Rather than having your students complete worksheet after worksheet in an effort to master reading clocks and telling time,
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Google Apps
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...
$7.25
$5.80
461
Digital Download ZIP (78.80 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Feeling overwhelmed by all the moving parts required to launch Guided Math or Math Workshop? This bundle of tools helps you organize your differentiated Math Workshop routines, and boost student independence during your guided math block. With these
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Centers
$24.95 $19.96
$15.97
398
Bundle
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
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 parents to
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, For Parents
$3.00
$2.40
258
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By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Looking for the perfect tool to build or review third grade math understanding? Discovered your third graders aren’t retaining the skills introduced during your math units? Searching for a low-prep, engaging routine that boosts third grade math
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Mental Math, Place Value
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Google Apps, Centers
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.1a...
$12.50 $9.95
$7.96
506
Bundle
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:
Printables, Centers
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
$1.60
192
Digital Download PDF (0.10 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
With all your differentiated word study groups and hundreds of words to teach & track each week, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. Spend less time prepping and grading your word work activities and still see massive growth for your students
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Rubrics, Centers
$15.00
$12.00
450
Digital Download ZIP (38.56 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Effortlessly keep your math small groups on schedule and efficient during Math Workshop with your own editable digital Guided Math Workshop rotation slides.The carefully-formatted timers in your digital math small group rotation slides will maximize
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management, Instructional Technology
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Google Apps
$14.95
$11.96
408
Digital Download ZIP (38.72 MB)
By Core Inspiration by Laura Santos
Fraction Flower Festival is designed to help your third grade students apply their knowledge about fractions, identifying fractions equal to whole numbers, representing fractions on a number line, finding equivalent fractions, and comparing
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Google Apps
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, MP1, MP2...
$8.00
$6.40
50
Digital Download ZIP (13.73 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Laura Santos is an elementary educator with a passion for making learning a hands-on experience that is accessible to all students. She is an expert in helping you establish effective classroom management systems and easy-to-manage frameworks for differentiated instruction. Laura is excited to help you transform your classroom into an organized learning environment where differentiation helps students feel confident, valued, and inspired to take ownership of their learning!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Math Workshop Project Based Learning Organized Differentiation Responsive Classroom Hands-On Games Problem Solving Technology Integration Student Collaboration Team Building

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Scholastic Instructor Advisory Board Member

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA Public Relations & Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential

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You can read more about my classroom on my blog Core Inspiration.

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