Accomplish More by Saying Goodbye to Multitasking and Hello To Single-Tasking

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailYou have eight tabs open in your computer browser. You’re on hold with your doctor’s office while participating in an ongoing text message exchange with your sister about weekend plans and you’re correcting your students’ latest homework assignment. You are a master multitasker, and it’s what helps you get so much done every day—but are… Continue Reading >

New Social-Emotional Learning Course Helps Educators Prepare Students with Key Career Ready Skills

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailIn 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… Continue Reading >

Steve Barkley Shares Five Ways to Help You Conduct Better Parent-Teacher Conferences

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailThere 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… Continue Reading >

Wilkes University Named to “Best Master’s in Online Teaching Programs” List for 2020

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailWilkes University has been named one of the best Master’s in Online Teaching degree programs by, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning. In their list of the top 35 regionally accredited institutions offering a M.S. in Online Teaching, ranked Wilkes University at number 15 based on cost, reputation,… Continue Reading >

It’s Groundhog Day! Six Ways to Help Beat the Winter Blues

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailIt’s amazing that one omniscient yet oblivious rodent can absolutely crush your hope for an early Spring. Across his 120 year history, Punxsutawney Phil (both the original and his predecessors) have predicted 103 prolonged winter seasons, and only 19 early springs.1 That means that if the groundhog is reliable, the chance of an early break to… Continue Reading >