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Leading a Restorative Learning Community

Restorative learning strategies are critical for teachers, students, and administrators in a challenging educational environment.

How to Increase Parent Involvement in Education

Parent involvement in education leads to better outcomes for their children. Learn strategies for how to involve parents in the classroom.

How Teachers Can Help Students Form Healthy Eating Habits

Teaching healthy eating habits early sets children up for a lifetime of good nutrition. Learn how to teach healthy eating at Fresno Pacific Worldwide.

Ideas For Teaching Physical Education

Teaching physical education to students starting at a young age develops healthy habits throughout life. Learn to teach PE at FPU.

Golf 101: Teaching Golf to K-14 Students

Teaching golf to K-14 students isa healthy way to build character, discipline and sportsmanship. Learn to teach golf at Fresno Pacific University.

How to Identify Teen Substance Abuse: A Guide to Help Struggling Teens

Teen substance abuse is a serious, persistent challenge for teachers. Learn best practices for detecting and managing teen addiction at FPU.

Updating Your Digital Art Curriculum

Create a digital art curriculum using Chromebook and a selection of cloud-based apps. Engage your students with fun digital art projects.

Benefits of Creating a Classroom Website

A classroom website strengthens communication, collaboration and participation between teachers, students and parents. Learn how to create one at FPU.

How to Create a Kahoot! Lesson Plan

Learn to create a Kahoot! lesson plan and use this popular and innovative platform in your classroom. Earn professional development credits at FPU.

The Online Format is Perfect for Advancement Courses for Teachers

With online advancement courses for teachers, educators can expand their skills, grow their networks, and share ideas. Learn online at FPU.

Video Conferencing in the Classroom

Video conferencing in the classroom is a powerful tool in any teacher’s toolbox. Lean the technology and earn PD credits online at FPU.

Why Schools are Using Cloud Computing Tools in the Classroom

Cloud computing tools help you to work more efficiently and better engage with students. Earn an online professional development certificate at FPU.

Process Drama and How to Teach Empathy in the Classroom

Process drama is a powerful tool for teaching students empathy. Learn how with FPU's Teaching Empathy: The Human Experience and Process Drama course.

What is Information Literacy?

Information literacy important for active citizenship. Learn how to guide students safely in the online world at Fresno Pacific University.

Top Tools for Online Teaching

Learn about the top tools for online teaching with a free download from Fresno Pacific. Discover powerful ways to put them to use in the classroom.

Top Tips for Teaching Online

Teaching online is challenging. Fresno Pacific University offers a free infographic giving educators tips and best practices for teaching online.

How to Engage Students Online

Engage your students online with tools like Kahoot! and gamification. Get more student engagement tips with a free infographic from FPU.

Tips for Creating  Educational  Videos for Your Classroom

Learn tips for creating educational videos with a free infographic from Fresno Pacific University. Dig deeper with online courses for teachers.

What Physical Education Certificates are Available for PE Teachers?

The physical education certificates available from Fresno Pacific University offer PE teachers a variety of options for expanding their skills and expertise.

Why Should Teachers Earn a Professional Development Certificate?

Earning a professional development certificate keeps your skills sharp and your students engaged. Choose from the many programs offered by FPU.

Learn to Implement Social Emotional Learning Activities into the Classroom

Social emotional learning activities help improve the lives of students: academically, emotionally and socially. Earn an online SEL certificate at FPU.

Cloud Computing Tools for Education

Cloud computing tools for education are key to a more efficient and engaging classroom. Learn cloud computing at Fresno Pacific University.

Advance Your Digital Classroom Skills by Earning an Online Teaching Certificate from Fresno Pacific University

With an online teaching certificate from Fresno Pacific University, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to create a successful digital classroom.

Fresno Pacific University Offers Colorado Teaching License Renewal Courses

Find Colorado teaching license renewal courses, including professional development, and college or university coursework. Study online at FPU.

Recreational Mathematics Puzzles and Activities for Teachers

Recreational mathematics puzzles are a great, fun way for teachers to introduce math and logic concepts to students. Learn how online at FPU.

Using Google in the Classroom

Using Google in the classroom offers innovative ways to teach and learn. Take the online All Things Google course at Fresno Pacific University.

How to Teach a Lesson on Japanese Internment Camps

Teach the lesson on Japanese internment camps. Teach this important chapter of American History. Learn how at Fresno Pacific University.

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Physical Education

SEL and physical education are important components of healthy social and emotional development in young people. Study online at Fresno Pacific University.

Building a Positive Classroom Environment

A positive classroom environment is an essential element for low-income children to thrive despite difficult circumstances. Learn how online at FPU.

What Is Social And Emotional Learning?

Social emotional learning is critical to student success in the classroom and throughout life. FPU courses prepare teachers to apply SEL concepts.

Creating Engaging Student-Centered Teaching Experiences for Online Students

A student-centered teaching environment is built with intention, planning, and proven design concepts to create a rewarding online educational experience.

Resources for Remote (At-Home) Learning and Our Commitment to You

Resources for Remote Learning and Our Commitment to You

Teaching Resources (Websites, Videos, Podcasts)

Teaching resources to help teachers succeed in and out of the classroom. Informative websites, videos, and podcasts.

How Can I Be Better at Teaching Online? Part 2

More tips for better online teaching from Fresno Pacific University's Todd Vasquez, PhD. Learn to create an imaginative, rewarding online learning experience.

How can I be better at teaching online? Part 1

Online teaching can be a difficult transition for many teachers. It takes work, imagination and creative thinking, but the process can be fun and rewarding.

Resources for Teaching Online

Developing strong online teaching skills is an important issue for educators. FPU offers a free list of resources for teaching online.

What is a Pecha Kucha Presentation?

Pecha Kucha is a presentation method that calls for telling a story using images rather than reading text from slides during a PowerPoint presentation

Earn a Supplemental Computer Science Teaching Credential in California

California teachers can earn their supplemental computer science teaching credential at Fresno Pacific University

Shake Up Learning with Technology for The Classroom

The Shake Up Learning book application from Fresno Pacific University gives teachers the tools to transform their classroom

The Role of Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Social and emotional development is important for a child's education. Teachers learn SEL instruction online at FPU

Bring Gamification into Your Classroom

FPU professional development course can help you learn how to incorporate gamification in the classroom to help students engage using tools they love.

5 Activities to Get Your Students Excited for STEM-STEAM Day 2019

As National STEM-STEAM Day 2019 approaches, it’s important for teachers to consider how they can increase student interest in these topics. Learn more with STEM PD courses from FPU.

How to Gain Expertise in Classroom Restorative Discipline

Fresno Pacific University can help you become an expert in restorative discipline strategies for classroom management through our online certificate program.

A Summer Guide to Teacher Wellness and Health

It’s a stressful world. Some studies indicate that the 21st century is even more stressful (so far) than the 20th century. That can be especially true in schools, where teacher wellness and health is not always the priority.

Self-Guided Travel Courses for Teachers

Teachers who need continuing education credits can take self-guided travel courses to add depth of information to their classroom lessons.

The Importance of Creating Peer/Student Mediators

Peer mediation is a great classroom tool. Teachers can learn how to implement this with FPU continuing education courses.

What is the Teacher's Role in Closing the Achievement Gap?

Fresno Pacific University offers a professional development course to help teachers implement tools in their classroom that will help close the achievement gap.

What is Classroom Restorative Discipline?

Fresno Pacific University offers continuing education course on restorative discipline for teachers who are looking for new classroom management strategies.

5 Summer Activities for Teachers

The opportunities are endless for summer activities for teachers. Travel, work, volunteering and professional development are some of the most popular choices. As you enjoy this summer, think about taking on some of the following. 

The Advantages of Professional Development for Educators

Fresno Pacific University aims to make Professional Development for Educators relevant, dynamic, useful, and easy to obtain.

The Importance of Creating Classroom Peer Mediators

Classroom peer mediators are students who help solve conflicts in the classroom. Find out more with professional development courses from FPU.

The Importance of Digital Innovation in the Classroom

Fresno Pacific University offers a Digital Innovator Certificate for teachers who want to learn more about the most effective way to use modern technology as an educational tool.

Why Become a Google Certified Educator?

Professional development in technology such as Google Certified Educator Courses can help make you a better teacher and teach your students how to become good digital citizens.

Cloud Computing, Google, Twitter and More: Tech Tools for Teachers

Educators that want to learn about modern tech tools for teachers that can help them make a bigger difference in classrooms today can choose certificate programs at Fresno Pacific University.

5 Ways to Integrate Arts Into Your Ocean Science Unit

Arts integration is an approach to teaching where standards in history, math or science, are taught in and through the arts. Fun ocean science art common core lesson ideas.

What is Recreational Math and How Can it Help Students?

Recreational math has become a popular topic with teachers who want to maximize young students' chances of succeeding in math.

Teach Big Ideas with Games for Students

Tips for Teachers: Teachers are discovering the benefits of teaching big ideas with games for students in the classroom. Learn more from Fresno Pacific.

Why Writing and Communication Skills for Students Are More Important Than Ever

Teacher's learn about improving the writing and communication skills of their students with continuing education courses offered at Fresno Pacific.

Bullying: How To Spot It, How To Stop It

Bullying has become so prevalent the federal government set up a website to aid parents, teachers and friends. Here are some tips on both spotting and stopping bullying.

7 Wellness Ideas For Stress Management

Stress management is important for everyone. For teachers, it can be a vital part of everyday life. Here are some simple stress management tips to help teachers face each day with a more calm, relaxed attitude.

5 Simple Ways To Get Technology in the Classroom

Some in the teaching profession love technology and have rushed to incorporate it any way they can into their classroom. Others are a bit more hesitant. It’s sometimes cumbersome to put into place and the benefits aren’t always immediately recognizable. Here are some simple ways to use technology in the classroom.