Mistakes… Or Learning Opportunities?

Mistakes… Or Learning Opportunities?

September 4, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Have you even been in a situation where you did your best, and still failed?  Being a teacher, I’ve often faced situations like that. I vividly recall one lesson that went completely awry. I had everything planned. I knew the concept I was teaching. I thought my presentation and assisgnment to the students was spot-on. […]

Warning Signs: Who Abuses Children?

Warning Signs: Who Abuses Children?

August 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

When we know the warning signs of potential abuse, we may be able to minimize or prevent abuse from happening.
“Warning sign” is really just another way of saying “opportunity for prevention” – a chance for caring adults to recognize a possible risk and to take action to protect children.
While everyone […]

IWYS – A New Perspective…

IWYS – A New Perspective…

August 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Risks are a part of life. From small risks like planning a picnic on a cloudy day to big risks like trusting a student with a lot of responsibility. But taking risks is also an important part of learning and growing. Last week at PLB, we decided to step forward and do something new and […]

Teaching Tip: Presentations

August 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Many teachers already use presentations through programs such as PowerPoint and Keynote to aid in classroom instruction. Consider ways that presentations might be used more effectively. A general rule of thumb is that the the presentation (slides) should not speak for the presenter. The slides should supplement and highlight main points. Never […]

Minnesota Relicensure PACKAGE #2

August 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

“Your courses fit my needs perfectly.
They were ideal for someone who does not
have a great deal of flexibility, and I learned a lot.”
The Minnesota Relicensure Package #2 is one of two packages that meet the five Minnesota relicensure requirements:

Accommodation & Differentiation
Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies
Reading Instruction
Mental Health
Technology

Enrolling in the […]

New Ideas for the School Classroom

New Ideas for the School Classroom

August 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

I don’t know about you but every year around this time I’m wrapping up my thoughts and reflections from the previous school year and beginning to think about what might make this next year a little different. You know, how can I tweak the things I do well to make them better and what might […]

Core Teaching PACKAGE #2

August 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Essential Instructional Techniques and Tools for Today’s Teacher
“Your courses fit my needs perfectly.
They were ideal for someone who does not
have a great deal of flexibility, and I learned a lot.”
The Core Teaching Package includes the following five courses and saves you $46 over enrolling in them individually. This […]

Technology in the 21st Century Classroom

Technology in the 21st Century Classroom

August 12, 2011 by · 21 Comments 

This course teaches concepts and ideas behind using technology in the classroom. It also helps teachers to understand the various skills that students need to develop in order to use technology in the most effective way. It equips teachers to help students use technology intelligently and responsibly.

What is Emotional Abuse?

What is Emotional Abuse?

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Most States include emotional abuse or “mental injury” in their definitions of abuse or neglect because an action does not need to include force, physical contact or harm in order to be considered abusive.
Emotional abuse may include constant criticism, threats, or rejection, as well as withholding love, support, or guidance. This […]

Understanding Gifted Education

Understanding Gifted Education

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A lot of teachers are unsure on dealing with gifted learners in their classroom. The natural tendency is to assign more work instead of dealing with the child differently, in order to develop a different learning outcome.
“Gifted education” helps the gifted learner squeeze the most out of his learning process. But how exactly do you […]

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