Building Fluency: How We Use the Barton System

Contributor: Yvonne King | Length : 7 | File type : Video

How does the Barton System enable small schools and tutors to improve students' fluency in reading and writing? Katie Groff and Yvonne King discuss the strengths of Barton and how their schools impl... Read More

Building Momentum with a Curriculum Review Committee

Contributor: Arlyn Nisly | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Does your school have a method for choosing curriculum? Does your method allow for thoughtful buy-in from the board, teachers, and patrons? In this video, Arlyn describes the process of evaluating... Read More

Helping Students Grasp a Concept with Air Punctuation

Contributor: Ruth Anna Kuhns | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Do your students struggle to remember commas, periods, and capital letters? Ruth Anna demonstrates a memorable kinesthetic method for reinforcing basic punctuation concepts.... Read More

The Basis of Discipleship: God’s Word is Relevant Now

Contributor: Wilmer Horst | Length : 5

How do you teach about the variety among world religions? How do you address current events? Wilmer shares his confidence in the effectiveness of God's word to train young people to be disciples. ... Read More

Create a Culture of Service Rather Than Happiness

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Are your children happy?We have learned to pursue self-satisfaction as a primary goal. But happiness, says Gerald, is a by-product of a life of serving. Encouraging happiness as the endpoint f... Read More

Incorporating a Missions Perspective

Contributor: Renee George | Length : 5

How do reading, math, and geography classes prepare workers in the kingdom? Renee reflects on the perspective her time in Ghana gave her on teaching school.... Read More

Achievement Tests Explained

Contributor: Lorne Martin | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

The why of achievement tests. We maintain what we value, and we value what we understand. Let's see if we can better understand so we perceive the value of what we would like to maintain.

Pros and Cons of Non-Member Patrons (Eugene Amstutz)

Contributor: Eugene Amstutz | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

Sometimes non-member patrons obstruct our goal of maintaining a structured school. Sometimes non-member patrons and their children, given an opportunity to see Jesus lived out in practical life, have ... Read More

Small Things That Make a Big Difference (Ellen Martin)

Contributor: Ellen Martin | Length : 55 | File type : Audio

Do small things really make a difference? A big difference? Who does it affect? Can anyone do small things? Small things make positive and negative differences. We want to focus on the positive differ... Read More

Journey Of a Textbook (Henry Weber)

Contributor: Henry Weber | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

In the last fifty years, many textbooks have been written for use in Christian schools. What happens behind the scenes when a new textbook is being planned? What work is required to write and develop ... Read More