Laura Candler

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By Laura Candler
Talking Sticks is a management strategy that encourages all students to participate equally in a discussion. The ready-to-use discussion cards in this packet will help facilitate the discussion and keep it focused on a particular topic. Editable
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.3, CCRA.SL.4
$4.95
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By Laura Candler
Power Up Learning with Task Cards Double Webinar Pack Includes access to TWO webinars with a total of 2 hours of professional development. Attendance certificate provided! Power Up Learning with Task Cards is based on a two-hour webinar that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Task Cards, Video Files, Professional Development
$6.95
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By Laura Candler
The Discussion Strategies Bundle includes two products, Talking Sticks Discussions and Discussion Connections. Both resources are designed to help students learn to participate actively in whole group or cooperative learning discussions. These
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.3, CCRA.SL.4
$10.45
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By Laura Candler
A bio poem is a simple poem written about a person, and it follows a predictable pattern. You can have students write Bio Poems about themselves, or they can write about famous historical figures, book characters, people they admire, and so on. This
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Laura Candler
The holiday season is a perfect time to teach your class about the importance of giving. Why not adopt a needy family and help make their holiday special? In this packet, you'll find suggested steps that will help make the experience a positive one
Subjects:
Life Skills, School Counseling, Character Education
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Service Learning
FREE
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By Laura Candler
Solve ’n Switch is a simple and fun math cooperative learning strategy to be used with a deck of task cards. In a nutshell, students seated in pairs each take a task card, solve the problem, switch task cards, solve the new problem, and then check
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management, Test Preparation
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
FREE
159 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Team Scoot is a cooperative learning variation of the traditional whole-class Scoot game. In regular Scoot, students move from one desk to another around the room to solve problems on task cards. In Team Scoot, the entire class is involved in the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Cooperative Learning
FREE
121 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Recharge and Write is a cooperative learning strategy that works well in many subject areas to foster higher level thinking and discussion, and in this video Laura Candler explains how to use it for math problem solving. The strategy is quite
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Professional Development
FREE
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By Laura Candler
Are you using Plickers with your students? Plickers is an amazing FREE formative assessment tool that makes it easy to teach interactively. Kids love Plickers, too! The only problem is that Plickers has a bit of a learning curve, and it can be a
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Classroom Management, Test Preparation
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Staff
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Professional Development
FREE
156 ratings
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By Laura Candler
MrOwl is a new platform that makes it easy for teachers to search for online resources and save them, upload photos and documents, organize resources by topic, share them with others, and so much more! On January 30th, at 8 pm ET, I'll be
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Professional Development, Instructional Technology
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Professional Development
FREE
2 ratings
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By Laura Candler
This free month-by-month School Year Calendar is perfect for professional planning, and record-keeping, as well as assigning homework or projects for students. This freebie from Laura Candler includes monthly calendar pages for the 2018 - 2019
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Professional Development, Study Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Professional Documents, Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Laura has 30 years of teaching experience in grades 4, 5, and 6. In addition, she shares her teaching strategies with others via the virtual File Cabinet and her blog on Teaching Resources (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of 7 published books and over 100 ebooks.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Laura is known for her active engagement strategies and cooperative learning lessons. She believes in teaching students to accept responsibility for their own behavior and learning. She uses many interactive strategies and hands-on math lessons. Laura is passionate about using the Reading Workshop approach to share the joy of reading with kids!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Milken Family Foundation Awardee, National Board Certified - Middle Childhood Generalist, Author of educational books for teachers, Creator of Teaching Resources website

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Chapel Hill Master of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Pembroke

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Laura Candler is a retired elementary teacher with 30 years classroom experience as well as the owner of the Teaching Resources website (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of over a dozen books for teachers. She was recognized as a Milken Family Foundation recipient and has her National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

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