A Holiday Treat from PLS Classes

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemail‘Tis the season to take a break and enjoy a little bit of peace and quiet. And why not do that with a warm, steaming cup of creamy hot chocolate? We hope you enjoy this holiday recipe from our team at PLS Classes. Homemade Hot Chocolate Ingredients: 2 cups of milk (You can also use… Continue Reading >

Summer Goals: Get Ahead, Learn More, Experience Something New

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailSpring has finally sprung and the fresh, warm air promises that summer vacation will be here before you know it! As the school year winds down, you’ll probably be daydreaming about what you are going to do with your time off. After all, summer break is one of the major benefits of being a teacher…. Continue Reading >

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! ✋

What’s New in Tech for Teachers?

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailJust as students seek out the latest gadgets and innovations in technology, teachers across the country also benefit from advancements in digital learning that facilitate effective instruction and encourage students to learn to the best of their abilities. To inspire your search for the latest technology to blend or differentiate your instructional methods, we’ve compiled… Continue Reading >

The Many Benefits of Learning Online

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailTeachers, if you’re considering taking an online class — the advantages are plentiful. Recent statistics show that nearly 6 million students are enrolled in online courses across the U.S.1 That’s approximately one out of four students enrolled in higher education! And there is no sign of online learning slowing down in the near future. The… Continue Reading >

10 Things You May Not Know about the Home of the 2018 Winter Games

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailEven though the temperatures in PyeongChang, South Korea are frigid, the Winter games are about to heat up. As athletes from around the world gather to compete, we thought we’d share some interesting facts about the host city of the 2018 Winter Games. We hope you enjoy this information and feel free to share with… Continue Reading >

A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving the Week Before Winter Break

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemail“The students are so calm right before December break.” Said no teacher, ever! By now, you’re probably just as excited as your students are about winter break. The week before any holiday break can be stressful for teachers and students alike, with tests and projects that must be completed in spite of the excitement in… Continue Reading >

The Great Balancing Act: The subtle art of being a teacher and a student

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailAs a teacher, your day continues after the school bell rings and the children go home. Oftentimes, you are busy planning lessons, grading papers and organizing for the next day well into the evening. On top of that, add in family and other responsibilities, and it’s amazing that you fit it all in. You may… Continue Reading >