Hi, I'm Laurie!
I am so glad you are here! I am a literacy coach in Hollywood, Florida. I am happily married with two wonderful children and a dog. My passions include reading, traveling, and spending time with my family. I have taught in grades one through five, certified in gifted education, and have my reading specialist and media specialist endorsements. My goal with Kraus in the Schoolhouse is to create resources that enrich your classroom experience! Thanks for visiting!
Latest Blog Posts
Building a Classroom Community When Returning Back to School￼
Back to school season is here and it is time to think about building a classroom community. Of course, we want our classrooms to be
Distance Learning Discussions
As we prepare for the upcoming school year, distance learning is the new reality for many teachers and students. As discussed in my previous post,
Distance Learning Rules and Expectations
Distance learning is the new reality for many schools around the world bringing a whole new level of anxiety for many teachers. As teachers adjust
All About Hurricanes
Hurricanes bring strong winds, lots of rain, and high levels of anxiety. As a South Floridian, every hurricane season brings with it the uncertainty of
Debra Frasier Author Visit
Looking for a great way to promote literacy at your school? A great idea is to host an author visit. As one of my jobs
Teaching the U.S. Constitution
With Constitution Day approaching, how do you plan on teaching your students about this historical document? The Constitution of the United States is the Supreme