What Should You Expect? Advice for New Teachers

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | Length : 5 | File type : Video

What will teaching be like? What will it require of you? Doug and Erikson describe the surprises new teachers sometimes encounter, and their suggestions for navigating the first years successfully. ... Read More

To Keep Their Attention, Keep Moving: Ways to Call on Students

Contributor: Denise Martin | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Do your instructional methods keep all of your students engaged? Denise Martin believes that, even during a lecture, each student should be paying attention. She demonstrates and explains several me... Read More

Teaching is a Whole-Life Experience

Contributor: Jeremy Sauder | Length : 3 | File type : Audio

Teachers should teach with heart, bringing their experiences and thoughts into the classroom. This impacts students' lives and helps prevent personal burnout.This clip is taken from Jerem... Read More

Technology and Our Children: Addressing a Crisis

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Are you in control of the technology in your home? Does it control your children—and you? In this excerpt from his longer talk on the home's influence, Gerald challenges us to reckon with the cris... Read More

A Teacher’s Delights (Chester Weaver)

Contributor: Chester Weaver | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

How do a teacher's personal interests contribute to his/her teaching quality? Your delights communicate powerfully to students.

Connecting With a Variety of Families (Stephan Gingerich)

Contributor: Stephan Gingerich | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

We see only one side of the coin sitting in the desk in our classrooms. Listen and learn how you can extend your influence and change your corner of the world.

40 Things I’ve Learned In 40 Years Of Teaching (Howard Bean)

Contributor: Howard Bean | Length : 63 | File type : Audio

Mr. Bean gives 40 things he has learned in his 40 years of teaching. These 40 things are about relationships at school and in the community, techniques in working with students, and a teacher's perso... Read More

Can’t He, or Won’t He? (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

When a child doesn't perform according to our expectations, what are some of the root causes? Is the issue we face a problem of the will, a disability, a developed inability, a habit, a lack of traini... Read More

Am I A Teacher? (Jeremy Sauder)

Contributor: Jeremy Sauder | Length : 66 | File type : Audio

Are you a teacher, or are you just doing teaching? One approach leads to fulfillment, the other burnout. Listen to hear some questions, strategies, and to build your vision for the teaching profession... Read More

English Grammar For The Middle School (John Troyer)

Contributor: John Troyer | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

What are the components for a successful English class? What are some common pitfalls students face? Mr. Troyer shares teaching tips and why teaching English has become one of his favorite classes. ... Read More