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    Our New Website is LIVE!

    We are excited to announce the launch of the brand new PLS Classes website. Our last site was almost 10 years old (that’s dinosaur age for a website) so it was way overdue for a redesign! This project has been a labor of love and has involved every member of our marketing team as well […]

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    How to Build a Better Lunchbox: Ideas to Help F...

    What are you having for lunch today? Between planning classes, grading assignments, and taking care of your own family, finding the time to pack yourself a nutritious and delicious lunch can sometimes take a back seat, leaving you to grab a few things on your way out the door or order out. The good news […]

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    Back to School Discussion Prompts Printable

    The first couple of weeks of school can be filled with anxiety and uncertainty. As a teacher, it is important to create a comfortable environment where you get to know your students and they get to know you and each other. Implementing discussion activities into your mornings may help break the ice, develop relationships, and […]

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    2022 Back to School Instagram Giveaway

    In honor of back to school season, we’re kicking things off with a Back to School Giveaway! We are thrilled to be partnering with Western New York teacher, Hailey Glynn (@growing_with_glynn on Instagram), to grant one lucky winner the chance to win a back to school classroom bundle, including a Cricut Explore Air™ 2, Mint […]

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    Back to School 2022 Promotion

    Welcome back to the classrooms, folks! As you begin to prepare for another school year, we’re offering you a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card* for each course you successfully complete between August 17th – September 2nd. Use the promo code […]

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    First Day of School Ice-Breaker Activities

    The first day of school is packed with anticipation, excitement, and first day jitters for teachers and students alike! From new students, classrooms, and schedules, it’s important to help students make connections starting on Day 1. To help you ease some of the stress involved with that first week of school and to help you […]

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    The Benefits of Walking

    Teachers and students spend the school day exercising their minds, but it can be easy to forget how important it is to move and strengthen our bodies as well. Even creating time for a short walk each day can lead to a range of lifelong health benefits, improve learning and comprehension, and enhance your quality […]

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    Back-to-School Supplies Steals & Deals Pri...

    Looking to get a head start on school supply shopping for the new school year? We’re here to help! This free school supply printable shares the best deals and steals this year as well as a handful of teacher discounts to look out for. Disclaimer: PLS Classes is not affiliated with any of the retailers […]

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    Sweet Summer Smoothies from the PLS Classes Team

    There’s nothing more refreshing during the hot summer months than a cold, sweet smoothie. As temperatures continue to rise, we want to help you stay cool. Here are some of our employees’ favorite smoothie recipes to keep you hydrated, healthy, and recharged this summer. Disclaimer: The recipes below are suggestions. Feel free to modify based […]

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    Summer Bucket List for Teachers

    Summertime is finally here, which means it’s time for you to get some well-deserved rest and relaxation after a busy school year. While taking the time to recharge is essential, summer is also a great opportunity to pursue passion projects, learn a new skill, or finally finish those tasks you placed on the back burner […]

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    All About Juneteenth: The History Of and How to...

    Juneteenth, also referred to as America’s Second Independence Day, marks an important event in our nation’s history, as does its declaration as a federal holiday in 2021. Incorporating Juneteenth activities into your classroom is a great way to engage students while promoting an understanding of the history and meaning of this important day. In this […]

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    Summer Break Bucket List Printable

    Did someone say summer vacation? Ah yes, the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Looking for ways to have fun in the sun this summer? We’ve got you covered! This free Summer Break Bucket List printable provides a list of activities to keep you, your students, and just about anyone active this summer. This worksheet, […]

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    Fun-Filled Winter Worksheets Printable

    The weeks before winter break are filled with excitement and anticipation. Keeping students engaged and focused during these weeks can be challenging, but it can also be a fun opportunity to implement winter-related activities in the classroom. In our winter printable, we’ve provided three activities to get students thinking about winter vocabulary. Winter BINGO Not […]

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    Our Cyber Monday deal is back!

    Enroll in a PLS Class now through Tuesday, 11/29 using one of our two available promo codes:  The best part? You can enroll in as many courses as you’d like. But wait there’s more… For every enrollment, we will also donate $10 to KABOOM!, a not-for-profit organization that works with underserved communities to build safe […]

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    Thanksgiving Desserts from Our Team

    Thanksgiving isn’t complete without dessert! This year we’re sharing our team’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert recipes that are just too gourd to pass up. Ashley Jankowski, Marketing Advisor Pumpkin Pie Truffle Balls Ingredients: [  ] – 4 oz. cream cheese [  ] – 2 tbsp powdered sugar [  ] – 1/3 cups  pumpkin puree [  ] […]

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    STEM Day Instagram Giveaway With Dee Romito

    In honor of National STEM Day, we are partnering with Western New York children’s author, Dee Romito, to give away two complete sets of her Fort Builders, Inc. series for you and a friend. These chapter books are a great introduction to STEM for young readers and provide examples of collaboration and problem-solving.  To Enter: […]

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    Celebrate STEM Day with Children’s Author Dee R...

    National STEM Day is celebrated every year on November 8th to encourage children to explore their interests in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. In honor of the day, we’ve teamed up with children’s author Dee Romito who wrote the Fort Builders, Inc. series to encourage a love of learning and problem […]

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    Gratitude Journal Prompts for Teachers Printable

    Thanksgiving is just a wobble, gobble, and turkey trot away. With Thanksgiving comes reflection and appreciation. An effective way of self-reflection and self-care is by journaling which is why we created this free journal prompt printable for teachers to acknowledge moments that bring them gratitude both in and out of the classroom. This printable provides […]

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