Continuing Education News
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
AI in the Classroom
Artificial intelligence - particularly natural language processing tools such as ChatGPT - are already having an impact in the classroom.
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Three Mindfulness Practices for Busy or Burned-Out Teachers
Mindfulness simply means staying aware of the moment that you are in, no matter what that moment holds. When teachers practice mindfulness, they learn to approach classroom situations with greater presence of mind.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Excel for Teachers
Excel for teachers helps streamline their work and educate their students about information technology. Learn Excel at Fresno Pacific University.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Health and Today’s Teenager: Understanding High School Student Health Issues
Understanding teen health issues is an essential component of a child’s success in school and in life. Earn PD credits in teen health at FPU.
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
How to Create a Bitmoji Classroom for Your Online Students
Creating a Bitmoji classroom is a fun way to engage your online students. Learn techniques and best practices at Fresno Pacific University.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
How Teachers Can Learn to Create PE Games for Elementary School Students
PE Games for Elementary students can be fun, physically challenging and educational. Earn a physical education certificate at FPU.
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Google Tools for Education - Google Drive
Google in the Classroom offers educators a variety of tools to manage their modern classrooms. Earn professional credit at FPU.
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
How to Use Canva for Education
Canva for Education allows students and teachers digital tools to enhance the learning experience. Learn best practices online at TUW.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
The Benefits of Physical Activity and Exercise in the Classroom
The benefits of physical activity for children are many, including enhanced academic performance and improved physical, mental and emotional health.
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, February 10, 2023
Why Educators Should Learn About Multicultural Literature and Teaching
Teaching multicultural literature broadens students’ perspectives and appreciation for other cultures. Hone your skills at FPU.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Investing in Human Capital: Early Childhood Education
Investing in human capital, starting with early childhood education, is critical to human development. Earn your certificate at FPU.
Monday, February 6, 2023
Current Trends in Curriculum Design Strategies
The best curriculum design strategies meet the needs of a diverse student population. Learn best practices and the latest trends at FPU.
Monday, January 23, 2023
A Teacher’s Role in Helping Their Students Through the Loss of Family or Friend
Knowing how to address grief in the classroom is an essential skill for educators. Grow your skills with online professional development at Fresno Pacific University.
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Creative Ways to Bring CQ into Your Classroom
Developing cultural intelligence in the classroom is a journey teachers share with their students. Build CQ skills online at Fresno Pacific University.
Sunday, December 11, 2022
Positive Learning Experiences Lead to Transfer-Level Learning
Creating positive student experiences leads to transfer-level learning, boosting academic and real-life success. Learn student engagement skills at FPU.
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Ways to Take Control of Your Teaching Career and Prevent Burnout
To prevent teacher burnout, educators can develop their emotional resilience skills to help them meet the profession’s growing challenges.
Friday, November 11, 2022
Why Teachers Quit
Understanding why teachers quit leads to potential solutions. Professional development is one avenue for teacher retention.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Teaching Classical Literature
Teaching classical literature opens doors of perception and insight in readers. Learn to help students read and understand great literature at Fresno Pacific University.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
How to Communicate with Parents and the School Board
Educators who communicate successfully with parents help improve student outcomes. Grow your communication skills at Fresno Pacific University.
Monday, November 7, 2022
History of Social Emotional Learning
The history of social emotional learning dates back to ancient Greece and informs modern educational research. Study SEL online at FPU.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
A History Lesson for Teachers: Inventions
From the early humans who learned how to control fire to the invention of the integrated circuit, dive into inventions that changed the world with FPU.
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, August 31, 2022
The Importance of Developing Self Directed Learning and Study Habits
Students who practice self-directed learning take the initiative in their education, perfecting the skills to plan & evaluate their own learning experiences.
Monday, August 8, 2022
The Importance of Educator Care and Support
Educator support services combined with teacher self-care are critical to avoiding burnout and meeting the demands of a rewarding profession.
Friday, August 5, 2022
The Best Way for Teaching Children How to Read: A Hotly Debated Topic
Teaching children how to read is a teacher’s first and most critical task. Learn methods and best practices at Touro University Worldwide.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Developing Teachers to be Leaders
Professional learning communities provide leadership opportunities for teachers working to improve student outcomes. Earn a PD certificate online at FPU
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, June 27, 2022
Many U.S. Educators Believe Current Standardized Testing is a Flawed System
Standardized testing often incentivizes the wrong outcomes. How changes to testing can improve education quality.
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Incorporating Global Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom
Global diversity and inclusion are the bedrock for an open, safe, multicultural classroom. Learn best practices online at Touro University Worldwide.
Friday, April 22, 2022
Zoom Best Practices for Teachers
Zoom best practices for teachers help engage students remotely and in the classroom. Learn how to use Zoom in the classroom online at FPU.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
What is Information Technology and How to Incorporate It into Education
Incorporating information technology in the classroom engages a digital-native generation. Learn to use technology tools in the modern classroom.
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Restorative Practices in Schools: Putting Restorative Circles to Work
Adopting restorative practices in schools promotes a safe, equitable and inclusive space for students. Learn methods and strategies at FPU.
Friday, April 1, 2022
The Importance of Special Education Law and Ethics
Understand special education law and ethics and develop your career as a special education teacher. Study online at Fresno Pacific University.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
YouTube Tips for Teachers
FPU offers a professional development course, YouTube for Teachers, that helps teachers find great YouTube content that will enhance their curriculum and engage today's students.
Friday, March 25, 2022
Self-Care for Teachers to Avoid Teacher Burnout
Teacher self-care is essential. Avoiding burnout is key to a successful teaching career. FPU offers two courses to help teachers cope and thrive.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Why Are Rubrics Important to Classroom Success?
Various types of rubrics allow teachers flexibility and consistency in grading students’ learning and achievement. Learn to use rubrics online at FPU.
Friday, March 11, 2022
How Graphic Novels Can be a Good Teaching Tool in Elementary School
Teaching graphic novels in elementary school is an excellent tool to engage students in reading through imaginative text and images.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
PowerPoint: Powerful Presentations
PowerPoint for teachers is a powerful tool for engaging students in learning. Learn techniques and best practices at FPU.
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, November 10, 2021
The Ethics of Computing
The ethics of computing is a hotly debated topic in our digital world. Learn the principles of ethical computing from physical health to social impacts.
Friday, November 5, 2021
How to Teach Computer Science
Learning how to teach computer science is critical in the modern classroom. Earn supplementary authorization to teach computer science at FPU.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
How to Incorporate SEL in the Classroom
Social emotional learning (SEL) teaches children self-awareness, emotional intelligence and empathy. These skills serve them throughout their lives.
Monday, November 1, 2021
States In Every Part of the Country Have Teacher Shortages
Nearly all states have teacher shortages. Now is a good time for new teachers entering the profession and veteran teachers to update their skill set.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
What Is a Documents Camera and Why Do Teachers Need One?
Using a document camera for the classroom is the high-tech version of the venerable overhead projector. Learn what a document camera can do at FPU.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Online Teaching Tools for the Classroom
The latest online teaching tools for the classroom offers teachers creative and fun ways to engage their students and facilitate learning.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
How to Incorporate Technology in the Classroom
Learning how to incorporate technology in the classroom is an important addition to the modern teacher’s toolbox. Learn how at FPU.
Monday, October 18, 2021
What is STEM Education and Why Is It Important?
STEM education and science literacy are essential parts of a well-rounded education. Learn techniques to engage your students with STEM.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Physical Activities for Kids: The Benefits of an Active Lifestyle
Physical activities for kids open the door to a lifetime of physical and mental health. Help your students develop healthy habits.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
What Can You Do with iMovie in the Classroom?
Explore what you can do with iMovie in the classroom. Teach creativity, digital storytelling, and project-based learning to your students.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Team Sports vs Individual Sports: Both Offer Lessons to Students
Team sports and individual sports - which is best for students? Both offer advantages and disadvantages. Learn best practices for teaching individual sports.
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.
Friday, July 23, 2021
4 Ways to Teach Empathy to Kids
Teaching empathy in the classroom allows students to develop the emotional and cognitive skills they need throughout life. Learn empathy education at FPU.
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.
Sunday, April 4, 2021
Advice for New Teachers: Making the Most of Your First Year and Avoiding Teacher Burnout
Advice for new teachers in their first year: find a mentor, take steps to avoid burnout and continue on a path of professional development.
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.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Earn PD Units with a Data-Driven Decision Making Course
The data-driven decision making course offering from FPU help teachers improve how they teach in the classroom.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Technology Training for Teachers with Online PD Courses from Fresno Pacific University
Technology training for teachers is an ideal way to maintain professional development credits and stay current with technology tools and software.
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.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Online Professional Development Points for Virginia Teachers
Online professional development for Virginia teachers. Satisfy state continuing education point requirements online at Fresno Pacific University.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Whole Child Approach to Teaching
With the whole child approach to teaching children learn to become their best selves. Learn whole child teaching 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 17, 2020
How Video Lectures Improve the Quality of a Course
Using video can improve the quality of a course. Use videos from The Great Courses to meet professional development Goals at Fresno Pacific University.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Professional Development for New Jersey Teachers
Professional development for New Jersey Teachers. Satisfy state requirements online at Fresno Pacific University.
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.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Computer Science Professional Development for Ohio Teachers
Teachers can meet the requirements for computer science professional development for Ohio. Online courses are available from Fresno Pacific University.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Using the Chromebook in Your Classroom
Google Chromebooks are an attractive option for teachers who want to leverage technology in their classroom. Learn how to use the Chromebook for the classroom.
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.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Nevada Teacher Professional Development 100% Online
Fresno Pacific University offers Nevada teacher professional development through hundreds of online courses and development certificates.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Computer Science Authorization Courses in California
Online computer science authorization courses from Fresno Pacific University allow California teachers to integrate computer instruction in K-12 classrooms
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, March 6, 2020
How to Use Canvas in the Classroom
The Teaching with Canvas course from Fresno Pacific University gives teachers all they need to know to use Canvas in the classroom
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Online @ONE Courses for California Community College Faculty
Fresno Pacific University offers @ONE courses helping California Community College faculty learn digital teaching tools
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
What Are My State’s Requirements for Teacher Professional Development?
Meet state requirements for teacher professional development online at Fresno Pacific University
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
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
ACSI Approved Courses Benefit Christian Educators
Fresno Pacific University offers ACSI approved online certification programs for Christian educators.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Learn How to Teach Disc Golf in Physical Education Classes
Learn how to teach disc golf with FPU’s online PD course for PE and non-PE teachers.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
How Pennsylvania Teachers Can Meet Act 48 Requirements Through Online Courses
Pennsylvania teachers can meet their Act 48 requirements with online courses from Fresno Pacific University
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Creating a Successful Independent Reading Environment in Your Classroom
Create a classroom environment for independent reading with the Successful Independent Reading course from Fresno State University
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Ohio Professional Development Course Options at FPU
Teachers who need to Earn Ohio Professional Development credits can turn to FPU for a variety of courses not offered in their state.
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.
Friday, December 20, 2019
What Are The Illinois Teacher Professional Development Requirements?
Learn about the Illinois professional development requirements to maintain teacher certification for IL teachers.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
The Value of a STEM Teaching Certificate
A STEM Teaching Certificate prepares you to fulfill an important teaching role in the U.S. by preparing teachers to integrate STEM into their curriculum.
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.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Earn Professional Development Credits with The Great Courses: Life in the World's Oceans
The Great Courses teams up with FPU to bring teachers an exciting course on Life in the World's Oceans and the opportunity to earn graduate level professional development credits.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Expand Your Knowledge with The Great Courses: How We Learn
Teachers of all grade levels and subjects can benefit form this course about How We Learn. Earn professional development credits and improve your teaching game.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Learn About the American West with The Great Courses History
FPU partners with The Great Courses to offer a course like no other on The American West. Benefit from FPU expertise and The Great Courses stunning course materials.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Fresno Pacific University Partners with The Great Courses to Create Three New Professional Development Courses for Teachers
Fresno Pacific University has partnered with The Great Courses to create three new graduate-level courses with topics on eduction, social studies and science.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
The Great Courses Teams Up with FPU to Offer Professional Development Courses for Teachers
The Great Courses is teaming up with Fresno Pacific University to offer exciting, informative and useful professional development courses for teachers.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Massachusetts Professional Development Requirements for Teachers
Teachers who need Massachusetts Professional Development hours can earn them online with high-quality courses from Fresno Pacific University.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Maryland Teacher Certificate Renewal and Online Options
Teachers who need their Maryland Teacher Certificate Renewal can turn to FPU for high-quality online professional development hours.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
What is Immersive Technology?
Fresno Pacific University offers continuing education courses for teachers who want to learn how to use immersive technology in the classroom.
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, August 5, 2019
Professional Development for Missouri Teachers
Missouri teachers can earn needed PD hours for their CCPC certification through Fresno Pacific's convenient online format.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6 Reasons for Teachers to Take Fresno Pacific Professional Development Courses for Teachers Online
Enrolling in online professional development classes does more than increase teaching skills. Teachers may also benefit from promotion and increase salary opportunities. Find out more at FPU.
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.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Hear it From Students: Why Take Online Professional Development Courses for Teachers at Fresno Pacific
Fresno Pacific University prides itself on providing online professional development courses for teachers that are relevant and able to be applied to the classroom environment immediately.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
What are the Requirements to Become a Teacher in California?
Teachers in California can earn higher salaries and the best teaching jobs through professional development courses like those offered at FPU.
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.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Salary Advancement Courses for Teachers
With teaching, like any career, attaining more knowledge and experience leads to a better chance of advancement and earning a higher salary. Increase teacher salary with advancement courses at FPU.
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.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Relevant Professional Development for Teachers
Fresno Pacific University has been perfecting the art of professional development for teachers for more than 40 years. Find out how FPU is doing it different.
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.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Can a Coaching Certificate Make You a Better Coach?
A Coaching Certificate from Fresno Pacific University provides the expertise and knowledge needed to lead as a coach who is ready for the challenges and successes that come with the title.
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.
Monday, March 4, 2019
Why Teachers Need to Know How to Manage Technology in the Classroom
Fresno Pacific University offers online continuing education courses that help teachers make the most out of new technology in the classroom.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Why Choose Fresno Pacific University to Earn a Degree?
Fresno Pacific University offers both online and traditional programs for students who are looking for the perfect fit for their continuing education.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
How to Build Character, Enhance Motivation with a Coaching Certificate Program
Coaching Certificate Programs such as those at Fresno Pacific University help coaches take their leadership skills to a new level.
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.
Friday, December 28, 2018
What is Global Awareness and Why Does it Matter?
The ability to teach global awareness in the classroom is more important than ever as technology brings the world closer together.
Monday, December 17, 2018
Why Today's Students Need Media Literacy More Than Ever
Media literacy is more important than ever in today's world of constant messaging. Teachers can help children be critical thinkers when consuming media.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Where are Teachers Needed the Most in California?
California's teacher shortage means an abundance of teaching jobs are available.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Learn Restorative Strategies for the Classroom
Restorative Strategies help teachers create a positive classroom environment.
Friday, November 9, 2018
How Does California Teacher Pay Compare?
California Teacher Pay is higher than most states in the U.S.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
What is a Micro-credential for Teachers?
Micro-credentials are an efficient way for teachers to achieve continuing education goals in a competency-based capacity.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
How Does a Professional Teaching Certificate Improve my Career?
A professional Teaching Certificate provides existing teachers with continuing knowledge and a foundation for an advanced degree
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The California Teacher Shortage is Getting Worse
Although California ranks high in the nation for teacher pay, benefits and other perks, the California teacher shortage continues to worsen.
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.
Monday, August 13, 2018
The Benefits of Workshops for California Teachers
Workshops for California teachers provide the opportunity to learn new skills from professionals, often peers who have knowledge to share.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The Importance of an Inclusive Classroom
Fostering an inclusive classroom can be a challenge for teachers. The following article highlights some areas where inclusion can be promoted and supported.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Why Continuing Education Training Is Important Even If Your District Doesn’t Require It
Continuing education (CE) can seem like an extra burden for busy teachers, but the return on investment can prove significant. With the online programs now available, it’s never been more convenient to get the benefits of CE.
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.
Monday, June 25, 2018
How Students Benefit From Learning Coding
Coding is a great skill for kids to learn. Here are some ways that learning coding can help improve a student’s overall performance.
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.