We maintain long-term enthusiasm in our classroom by seeing teaching as a ministry, not just a job. When we choose to focus on serving our students rather than on what we can get out of teaching, our lives will be rich and full.
This excerpt was taken from a longer talk, “Maintaining Enthusiasm for the Long Haul,” presented at Teachers Week 2014.
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CONTRIBUTOR: Carol Burkholder
SERIES: Teachers' Week 2014All items in the series:
- A Visit To Haiti's Schools (Michael Overholt)
- Bible Classes That Build Discipleship (Kyle Lehman)
- Decisions And The Heart (Michael Overholt)
- Devotions For Upper Grades (Matt Petersheim)
- Improving Communication With Your Fellow Staff (Diana Sauder)
- Maintaining Enthusiasm for the Long Haul
- Maintaining Vitality (John Coblentz)
- Multi-Grade Teaching (Rachel Miller)
- Pastor, Parent, Teacher? Dealing With Multiple Roles In The Classroom (Luke Bennetch)
- Persevering (John Coblentz)
- Reactive Attachment Disorder Part 2 (Sumner Loomis)
- Students and Sound Decisions (Michael Overholt)
- Students and Sound Thinking (Michael Overholt)
- Understanding Myself (John Coblentz)
- Understanding The Demands (John Coblentz)
- We Are More Alike Than Different (Nevin Strite)
- Personal Holiness Makes a Difference
- Intentional Service Brings Fulfillment to Teaching