High School Teacher’s Blog

Operation Raven: A Shutdown Letter to Patrons

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Blog Post

Schools around the globe have been scrambling to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his letter to patrons, Kendall calls us to live in light of the enduring, sustaining presence of God. March 1... Read More

Perpetua: A Compelling Story for Devotions, History, or Literature Class

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

With this post, Lucinda begins a series of stories of Christian martyrs and heroes from the past. We hope you will be inspired by these histories and perhaps find them helpful in preparing for schoo... Read More

Letter to My Father

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

Faithfulness, Part III Clayton Shenk founded Tidings of Peace Christian School in York, PA, and led the school for 24 years. In 2019, he passed the leadership of the school to his son, Austin. Sh... Read More

Faithfulness Toolbox

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

As a 20-year-old, I mistakenly believed that faithfulness meant saying, “Yes!” to every request I received.  Not only was that unsustainable, it was also very unfaithful because of the amount... Read More

Modeling Faithfulness

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

As a 20-year-old, I entered the teaching profession as a pit stop on my way to bigger and better things. Nine years later I’m still here. In that time, I’ve learned the best thing a teacher ca... Read More

Organizational Systems for Teachers

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Blog Post

Teaching is a stressful job. Teachers must prepare classes, grade student work, plan special activities, and deal with relationship issues. You have so much to do and so much to remember that you in... Read More

Education’s Purpose

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | File type : Blog Post

I have long been fascinated with Booker T. Washington and his methods of education as displayed at the Tuskegee Institute in the late 19th century. Washington firmly believed that education, espec... Read More

Open-Ended Math

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | File type : Blog Post

Over the last several years, I have spent significant time trying to understand and implement the best methods for teaching mathematics--especially to students who think they don't like mathematic... Read More

Three Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Started Teaching

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

As a 20-year-old, I started my career in education with no desire to make it a career. I knew it was a good work and I wanted to do well for at least one year but I had no idea then that I would ... Read More

Developing Effective Study Skills

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Blog Post

Many teachers assume high-school students already have good study skills. I mean, how hard can it be to read a textbook or take notes from a lecture? You would think that eight years of learning t... Read More