Classroom Full of Chatterboxes? Five Techniques to Keep Students Focused

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailStudents will almost always outnumber teachers, which is why, at times, getting an excited, talkative group of students to focus can be one of the most challenging (and sometimes frustrating) aspects of your day. Regardless of the odds, there are proven techniques that can help you ensure you are maximizing the time available in your… Continue Reading >

Happy National High Five Day!

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailPLS 3rd Learning is Celebrating National High Five Day! We’re sending out virtual high fives to teachers, students, and parents around the world. We hope this National High Five Day video celebration will inspire you to do some high fiving of your own. Thanks for watching. High five! ✋

Get Past the Stress of Standardized Tests

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailStandardized testing season is upon us, and these testing weeks can be stressful for teachers, school leadership, parents, and students alike. There is an extreme divide in how individuals feel about the common core standards and methods of teaching and testing. And then there is the pressure of new computer-based testing in some states. If… Continue Reading >

10 Stress Busters for Teachers

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailDid you know that April is stress awareness month? As a teacher, you are probably already very aware of the stress that creeps into your workday. And you are not alone. According to a 2016 study, forty-six percent of teachers say they feel high daily stress, which is on par with other intense professions such… Continue Reading >