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Homework Overload: How Much Homework is Too Much?

September 17th, 2020

Homework is a critical learning modality that helps students practice what they’ve learned and reinforce learning concepts. With students learning… Continue Reading >

Get Your Students Excited About Learning in an Unconventional School Year

September 14th, 2020

We can all agree that the last school year did not go as planned. The 2020-2021 school year is also… Continue Reading >

Steve Barkley and ESC Region 13 Offer New Online Course: Virtual Learning and Coaching

September 8th, 2020

Steve Barkley has teamed up with ESC Region 13 in Texas to bring you a personalized learning and coaching course… Continue Reading >

Five Ways to Create a Sense of Community in a Virtual Classroom

August 14th, 2020

A classroom community is formed when students come together as a class to work towards the common goal of learning…. Continue Reading >

Top Remote Learning Platforms for Teachers and Students

August 11th, 2020

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. — Chinese Proverb… Continue Reading >

The Importance of Social-Emotional Learning As We Approach the New School Year

August 6th, 2020

When schools open in the fall, whether they open online, in-person, or somewhere in between, the only thing we know… Continue Reading >

The Importance of Practicing Self-Reflection with PLS 3rd Learning’s CEO Dr. Don Jacobs

August 6th, 2020

Today, we have a very special guest blog from the CEO of PLS 3rd Learning (the parent company of PLS… Continue Reading >

PLS Classes and Wilkes University Announce New Instructional Coaching Endorsement

July 28th, 2020

The School of Education at Wilkes University and PLS Classes are pleased to offer a new PDE endorsement in Instructional… Continue Reading >

Consistency and Flexibility are Key Traits of Outstanding Classrooms

July 16th, 2020

Today, we are sharing an article written by our special guest and partner Steve Barkley. For the past 40 years,… Continue Reading >

Create a Classroom Culture that Empowers Your Students, Even During Distance Learning

July 14th, 2020

Giving students more autonomy over their education and creating climates that foster student expression are growing priorities in K–12 education…. Continue Reading >