Four Ways to Incorporate Social Emotional Learning into the Classroom

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailAdolescent years are more than a time for educational development. They are a time for young people to learn the critical personal and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in the workplace and life. Schools across the country are incorporating social emotional learning (SEL) techniques into their instruction to help students understand the complexities of emotions… Continue Reading >

Two New On-Site Instructors Join Our Team

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailPlease help us extend a warm welcome to Darnell Decker and Brittany Ranck, the two newest on-site instructors to join the PLS Classes team. Both instructors will be teaching a total of three different courses through our partner Mercyhurst University this fall! What follows is a little background on each instructor as well as information… Continue Reading >

Drake University and PLS Classes Launch New Self-Paced Online Course

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailTogether with our partner Drake University, we are pleased to announce Building a Professional Network, a new self-paced facilitated online course for graduate students in education. Participants will learn knowledge and skills essential to building a professional network. Topics include pedagogy resources, professional responsibilities, 21st century networking tools, and ongoing professional growth to support classroom… Continue Reading >

Four Tips to Connect with Parents and Students Before the First Day of School

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailIt’s hard to believe it’s already August. That means your favorite summertime iced coffee drinks are in limited supply, and you’ll be back to school in only a few short weeks. It also means that you’re not the only one starting to think about the upcoming school year. Your new students and their parents are… Continue Reading >