January 2021 | PLS Classes

Month: January 2021

PLS Course Spotlight

Five Reasons to Consider Enrolling in Cultural ...

“The timing of the course fits perfectly into current events.” “Through this course, I learned strategies to educate students on multicultural awareness.” “I better understand the concepts of privilege and racism and how they are widespread.” Have you ever wondered how your sphere of influence, your individual identity, and your culture impact your teaching and […]

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Great Ideas in Teaching

Reflecting on 2020 and Looking Ahead with Hope

By Susan Corrie School leaders spend a large percentage of time during each school year planning and preparing for the next school year. As a rookie principal, I remember a veteran colleague sharing that “being a building principal is like trying to change the tires on a speeding semi.” Daily tasks and emergencies are intertwined […]

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PLS Course Spotlight

Our Next Block of 4-Week Online Courses Starts ...

We are offering two 4-week accelerated courses starting on February 2nd. Our 4-week courses have been designed to meet the demands of busy teachers. Earn graduate credit that you can apply to your master’s degree program. Differentiated Instruction for Today’s Classroom™ In this course, you’ll acquire key knowledge, skills, and strategies to differentiate instruction in […]

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Teaching During COVID-19

How to Help Your Remote and Hybrid Students Mak...

For children, friendships are means to be forged through tactile moments and experiences. Little children build forts together, chase one another on a playground, and play make-believe together. Older children hang out and listen to music, play basketball, or even attend events and concerts together. As we continue to keep our children and teachers safe […]

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Mental Health Resources

Brain Breaks: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

“Can we take a break?” How many times in a typical day do you receive that question from a student? While you may wonder if they’re hoping to sneak a peek at their smartphone, in reality, their body and mind may be asking for a brief reset. In the classroom, brain breaks are short breaks […]

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