Steve Barkley’s Summer Reading List for Educators

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailLooking for some great books to read this summer? You’re in luck! We asked Steve Barkley, a trusted friend and partner of PLS Classes, to recommend the top books teachers should pick up and digest this summer. Steve is an educational consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities… Continue Reading >

Take a Break This Summer: Top Podcasts for Educators

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailSummer break represents a much deserved time of rest and relaxation for teachers across the country. It also offers a great opportunity for you to brush up on your core skills, learn about new and inventive teaching best practices, and dig deeper into what you are passionate about. There are many different ways to grow… Continue Reading >

Summer is Calling: How to Keep Students Focused in the Days Before Summer Vacation

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailThe days are getting longer, the air is warm, the sky is full of sunshine, and your students have one thing on their minds — summer vacation! In the weeks preceding summer break, you may find your students are more likely to stare out the window and daydream than focus on your instruction. Follow these… Continue Reading >