Pear Deck Blog
Develop your Pear Deck skills or deepen your instructional practice with Pear Deck.
January 11, 2023
Power Engaging Professional Development with Pear Deck
No matter what material you have to cover in your next PD session, you can model great instruction (and Pear Deck best practices) for your colleagues or faculty.
March 31, 2022
Lesson Planning With Pear Deck
How do you craft highly-engaging lesson plans? The Pear Deck team dives into useful tips and inspirational ideas for lesson planning — and how Pear Deck can add more opportunities for student participation to any presentation or activitiy.
March 16, 2022
Practices for Combating Pandemic Fatigue
It's been 2 years since COVID changed everything, and both educators and students are still dealing with the consequences. Licensed Professional Counselor Michael E. Creekmore Jr. offers advice for educators and administrators to help students — and themselves — fight pandemic fatigue.
October 6, 2021
Career-Sustaining Behaviors for Educational Leaders
Recovering from disaster — whether a pandemic or a major climate event — can take years to heal and recover. Through his experience weathering a devastating tornado, former Superintendent Dr. C.J. Huff shares the importance of career-sustaining behaviors in times of crisis recovery.
October 6, 2021
FAQs About Pear Deck: Getting Started
Getting started with a new tool can be intimidating, but don’t worry! Pear Deck was designed by educators to be simple, fast, and fun to use. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that new users ask about getting started with Pear Deck.
July 1, 2021
Recruiting Black Male Teachers of Tomorrow
"From kindergarten through high school, I had approximately one Black male teacher. Just one. He was my high school business and marketing teacher, Mr. Jones. He had an enormous impact on me and, I imagine, on many others.” Educator Michael Greene reflects on his K-12 experience, and discusses why inspiring more young Black men to become teachers is important for student success — today and in the future.