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    How to Encourage Students to Take More Ownershi...

    Accountability is one of the more difficult skills for students to learn. It requires an understanding and consideration of consequences, pride in oneself, care for how one is perceived, and a team-player mentality. Not every student will learn the crucial importance of accountability at home, which means it is all the more essential for you […]

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    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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    New Social-Emotional Learning Course Helps Educ...

    In support of the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s School Climate Improvement Process, PLS Classes proudly offers a new graduate course entitled Social-Emotional Learning: Essential to Student Success. Focusing on the importance of supporting academics with social-emotional learning, participants will explore five key areas: Self-awareness Self-management Responsible decision-making Social awareness Relationship skills Social-Emotional Learning: Essential to […]

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    Steve Barkley Shares Five Ways to Help You Cond...

    There are many opportunities to build trust and communication with parents throughout the school year. One of the most significant times is during parent-teacher conferences. Today, our very special guest blogger Steve Barkley has prepared five guidelines for teachers to follow as they conduct crucial parent-teacher conferences. Conferencing with Parents By, Steve Barkley Parent-teacher conferencing […]

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    How To Identify and Empower Gifted Students

    Teachers with an opportunity to foster the educational experience for gifted students stand to become highly influential in the early learning experiences of a young person who may be destined for high achievements in his or her life. Identifying gifted students in their nascent academic years and engaging them in ways that are both challenging […]

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