If your students practice with area and perimeter concepts, grab a copy of my free Island Conquer game and let the fun begin! In this game, the pirates (players) are on a mission to map the islands in Quadrilateral Bay and to conquer them by correctly calculating their areas or perimeters. Island Conquer is a terrific review game because both luck and skill are needed to win. If you’d like to use this math game with your students, click hereto request Island Conquer. When you do, you’ll also be opting in to my email newsletter and you’ll get immediate access to this game and 75 more freebies!
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
Years ago, I searched everywhere to find the perfect calendar to use with my students, but I couldn’t find one that worked. I wanted one with 8 1/2 x 11 inch portrait-style pages that would fit in a 3-ring binder, and I also wanted largeRead more
A few years ago I posted a question on Facebook asking teachers to tell me their favorite book to read aloud for Earth Day, and Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg was the top recommendation. I had not read it before, so IRead more
If you’re looking for a fun and educational math game for your students to play on St. Patrick’s Day, Leprechaun Luck might be exactly what you need! But then again, it might not, and that’s where the challenge comes in!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.