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Laura Candler

Fifth Grade Teacher

E. E. Miller Elementary School

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E. E. Miller Elementary School

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Laura Candler
E. E. Miller Elementary School


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"I use reading response journals in a variety of ways as a part of our literature circles," explained Laura Candler, a fifth grade teacher at E. E. Miller Elementary School in Fayetteville, Noreth Carolina, and webmaster of Teaching Resources and Candler Kids.About once a week, just before the literature circle meeting date, Candler has her students write a full response to the book they are reading.They choose a fiction or nonfiction prompt based on the material they are reading, and they are free to select any prompt or make up their own. Journaling AdviceA strong believer in the value of reading response journals, Laura Candler has these suggestions for teachers who are starting to use them in the classroom:Think of journals from the student's point of view. "When we gather for our meeting, each student reads his or her entry, and the rest of the group comments on what was written," reported Candler.Candler is careful not to overdo the use of journals.She wants the students to enjoy their reading, and using journals everyday can make them dread the writing.Collection of the journals usually takes place when the class finishes a literature circle book, and Candler makes comments about what the students have written.Through journals, she gains insight into her students' character as well as what they are thinking about the book they are reading."In a recent literature circle, the students were reading The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith, a wonderful book about a boy whose grandfather comes to live with his family," recalled Candler.


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Laura Candler5th Grade TeacherE. E. Miller Elementary SchoolLaura Candler is a classroom teacher with 18 years experience in elementary and middle school education.She obtained her teaching degree from the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981.She recently became certified through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in the area of Middle Childhood education.Laura is currently teaching 5th grade at E. E. Miller Elementary School in Fayetteville, North Carolina.Laura's teaching style is based on her belief that all kids can learn when provided with exciting educational opportunities.Furthermore, she believes that all kids will LOVE learning when they become part of an active community of learners.She loves to read, and she shares that love through innovative programs like Literary Lunch Bunch meetings and Literature Circles.She loves computers and technology, and shares that love with her students by integrating technology into the curriculum and through their class web site (Candler Kids on the Web at http://home.att.net/~candlers).Laura believes in establishing high expectations for all her students.She strives to help them meet those expectations by using cooperative learning techniques which foster higher-level thinking.This year she is in the second year of a "looping " assignment, which means she is teaching the same students she taught last year.She loves having time to really get to know her students and to share their interest and enthusiasm for learning.In addition to her work in the classroom, Laura is the author of a number of books for teachers.Her first book, The Science Club Companion, was published ten years ago as a guide for Science Club advisors.Laura also enjoys sharing her techniques through teaching educational workshops.She has trained hundreds of teachers in cooperative techniques, both within her school system and throughout the United States.Laura also shares her ideas via the Internet.She recently created a web site called Teaching Resources (http://home.att.net/~teaching) where she posts blackline masters of her favorite activities.Teachers can download the worksheets for free and used them with their students. Laura is the mother of two daughters, Amy, age 6, and Wendy, age 10.They enjoy spending the summers traveling to California to visit relatives.Laura's favorite place to visit is Lake Tahoe, where she spends her days hiking, biking, roller blading, and swimming with her husband and children.Submit your articles here Archives of past issuesccffnav.jpg (1312 bytes)cclcnav.jpg (1440 bytes)


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Laura Candler E. E. Miller Elementary School, Fayetteville


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Laura Candler, who teaches fifth grade in Fayetteville, North Carolina, started a Web page so she could increase communication with parents.Another goal of her page was to highlight the successes of the students in my class.In one section, titled Classroom News, Candler posts pictures and captions of recent activities in the classroom.She also has a Quest Book, where people can send notes to the class or add comments about the Web page.* Laura Candler, Grade 5 teacher E.E. Miller Elementary School, Fayetteville, NC


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