Continuing Education News
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
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.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
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
Friday, September 2, 2022
Leading a Restorative Learning Community
Restorative learning strategies are critical for teachers, students, and administrators in a challenging educational environment.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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.
Monday, December 13, 2021
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.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
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.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
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.
Monday, July 26, 2021
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.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
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.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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.
Saturday, May 22, 2021
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.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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.
Friday, April 30, 2021
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.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
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.
Monday, April 19, 2021
What is Information Literacy?
Information literacy important for active citizenship. Learn how to guide students safely in the online world at Fresno Pacific University.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
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.
Friday, March 5, 2021
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.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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.
Monday, February 8, 2021
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.
Friday, February 5, 2021
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.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
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.
Monday, December 28, 2020
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.
Monday, November 23, 2020
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.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
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.
Monday, November 16, 2020
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.
Monday, October 19, 2020
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.
Monday, October 12, 2020
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.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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.
Monday, August 24, 2020
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.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
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.
Monday, August 10, 2020
Resources for Remote (At-Home) Learning and Our Commitment to You
Resources for Remote Learning and Our Commitment to You
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Teaching Resources (Websites, Videos, Podcasts)
Teaching resources to help teachers succeed in and out of the classroom. Informative websites, videos, and podcasts.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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.
Friday, July 10, 2020
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.
Friday, May 22, 2020
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.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Earn a Supplemental Computer Science Teaching Credential in California
California teachers can earn their supplemental computer science teaching credential at Fresno Pacific University
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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
Friday, February 21, 2020
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
Thursday, December 26, 2019
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.
Monday, November 4, 2019
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.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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.
Monday, July 15, 2019
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.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
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.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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.
Monday, June 17, 2019
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.
Friday, May 24, 2019
The Advantages of Professional Development for Educators
Fresno Pacific University aims to make Professional Development for Educators relevant, dynamic, useful, and easy to obtain.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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.
Friday, May 17, 2019
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.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
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.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
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.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
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.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
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.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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.