Read, Think, Talk: Effective Discussions around the Textbook

Contributor: Bethany Beiler | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Your students benefit from reading aloud. They practice skills of enunciation, voice projection, and confidence in a group. But how can you maximize their subject-area learning during class read-aloud... Read More

PA History Chapter 12 Lesson 4 Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 5 | File type : Video

A news clip of Martin Luther King Jr. and the campaign to lift segregation laws in Burmingham, Alabama.Download for offline viewing... Read More

PA History Chapter 11 Lesson 3 Marian Anderson Sings

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 2 | File type : Video

Achieving Their Best Test: Preparing Your Students for the Testing Experience

Contributor: Allen Troyer | Length : 9 | File type : Video

What do eggs, bubbles, and two sharp pencils have in common? They're all connected to success in achievement tests! Allen Troyer has helped schools improve their testing experience for more than twent... Read More

How Can I Get My Students to Sing? Positive School Culture, Engaging Music Practices

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 10 | File type : Video

What do you do if your students won't sing? If they don't sing well? Anthony describes three principles to keep music practice enjoyable and effective:Invest in a positive school culture. Be ... Read More

Constantly Connecting: Getting and Keeping Your Students’ Attention

Contributor: Andrea Stoltzfus | Length : 3 | File type : Video

No matter how valuable the lesson you're teaching, some students will struggle to stay focused. From calling on students to hooks that provoke reflection, Andrea explains the simple activities she inc... Read More

Dealing with Dilemmas Panel Discussion

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

Experienced school leaders respond to questions regarding manipulative parents, school readiness, and related topics. Moderated by Jonas Sauder.This is a follow-up discussion to the Dealing with D... Read More

Examining Your School’s Hidden Curriculum by Gerald Miller

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 35 | File type : Audio

The effects of the texts and reading material in your school are obvious; they shape your students. But what about the less obvious curriculum, the one that hides in plain sight? Gerald addresses the ... Read More

Ministers Promoting The School in the Congregation by Wendell Miller

Contributor: Wendell Miller | Length : 50 | File type : Audio

The people we respect influence our values, says Wendell. Good ministers who earn their congregants respect gain the opportunity to encourage the church's vision for the school. Wendell encourages pas... Read More

Attributes of an Anabaptist School by Jonathan Erb

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 55 | File type : Audio

What makes a school Anabaptist? Citing the examples of the earliest Anabaptists, Jonathan takes a sobering look at what our schools have to offer--and of what we must be ware.