Children Thrive on Routines: The Power of Rhythms for Individualized Classrooms

Contributor: Marla Bear | Length : 8 | File type : Video

One of the advantages of individualized curricula is that children can work at their own pace. But that flexibility can also become a student's enemy, suggests Marla. She firmly believes that elementa... Read More

It Can Be Done: Preparing for a School Leadership Transition

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Download the video or download audio only Years before he stepped down from leading Tidings of Peace Christian School, Clayton worked with the school board to initiated a transition plan. In this c... Read More

Line by Line: Memorization as a Daily Rhythm

Contributor: Bethany Peachey | Length : 3 | File type : Video

Memorizing poetry: It's a good thing to do, but where in your already full schedule can you add it? Bethany shares how she takes advantage of little moments throughout the day to build students' aware... Read More

The Satisfaction of Learning: Affirmation, Correction, and Guiding Students to Discovery

Contributor: Kyla Mast | Length : 3 | File type : Video

How do you respond to a student's mistake? What do you do when you ask a question, and the student comes up empty? Kyla believes that we should share corrections in ways that make students more confid... Read More

To Grow as a Teacher, Embrace the Unusual

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 5 | File type : Audio

How can you become a better teacher? In Intentional Growth, Melvin explores a range of steps you can take to develop your understanding and your ability to communicate. In this excerpt, he highlig... Read More

Faithful to the End: A Web Meeting for Administrators and High School Students

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Video

On April 24, a group of teachers and school leaders met to discuss: How can teachers support struggling students at a distance? How can you and a disappointing school year positively? What does th... Read More

Why Meet? How Effective Meetings Can Build Your School Culture

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 9 | File type : Video

What's the point of a group of staffers sitting in a room, working through a meeting agenda? Why do board members need to gather? Are meetings just inefficient ways for people to avoid emailing each... Read More

The Good Things of This Time: Guiding Lower-Elementary Learning at Home

Contributor: Anna Zehr | Length : 21 | File type : Video

How do teachers maintain human contact with their students during the shutdown? How can relationships grow during enforced separation? What are some tips for using Zoom effectively? How can students... Read More

Little Video Teaching Assistants

Contributor: Trennis Hostetler | Length : 17 | File type : Video

If you feel lonely in front of your camera, Trennis has an idea: Hire some small assistants. Trennis writes: At first I started really simple by using them as a little intro to my videos to break up ... Read More

How Thinkest Thou?

Contributor: Albert Brubacher | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

True education will always enhance a reverence for God and His Word, building conscience to walk in His Word. It is more than a preparation for life; it is a preparation for eternal life. Life in the ... Read More