My name is Laura Smith.  I teach K-8 Computer Skills at Trinity Lutheran Christian School in Joppa, Maryland.  I am also a STAR Discovery Educator, a SIIA CODiE Awards Judge for three years running, and a Classcraft Ambassador!  Please click the links below for more information.


I also invite you to connect with me on social media!  My twitter is @agentlaurasmith, and i’m on LinkedIn at agentlaurasmith as well.  I love learning with and from other teachers!  Looking forward to talking with you.

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Random Acts Of Kindness month 2015 is coming!!

Hello friends! Each year, at Christmastime, I encourage my students to complete random acts of kindness.  I post a new […]

Latest Diigo Links 11/18/2015

Four questions that encourage growth mindset among students | Teacher Network | The Guardian tags: growthmindset selfesteem learning 20 Tips […]

Latest Diigo Links 11/11/2015

5 Ways to Lay the Foundation for Innovation #InnovatorsMindset George Couros describes five ways to foster innovation in your school. […]

Teaching students to think critically

In a 1986 study, a researcher asked grader-schoolers the following question: “There are 125 sheep and five dogs in a […]

Latest Diigo Links 11/03/2015

5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum – Brilliant or Insane tags: digital learning elearning How To Design A 21st […]

Latest Diigo Links 10/27/2015

Book Study Mondays: Passion & Immersion – Math Coach’s Corner EXCELLENT resource! If you haven’t read Teach Like A Pirate […]

Latest Diigo Links 10/24/2015

Free presentation templates Free templates for Google Slides tags: google slideshow templates Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite […]

Latest Diigo Links 10/23/2015

Formative assessments in real time tags: assessment Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Latest Diigo Links 10/22/2015

Econ Essentials Several interactive learning simulations about topics such as fuel costs, food origins, and supply and demand. tags: learning […]

Latest Diigo Links 10/21/2015

GAMEUP Brain Pop’s Educational Games portal tags: games learning math socialstudies science programming Posted from Diigo. The rest of my […]