Philosophy & Leadership

Ready to Meet? How to Prepare as an Attendee or Chairperson

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 16 | File type : Video

Meetings draw on the strengths of each person to accomplish a shared agenda. But a poorly planned meeting can easily waste more time and energy than it redeems. In this video, Philip Horst outlines so... Read More

Does Curriculum Matter? Is the Ladder Leaning Against the Right Wall?

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 30 | File type : Video

In school and at home, children encounter so many influences. Which ones are important? Jonathan urges us to take seriously the influences we place on our children. Each teacher in our school is curri... Read More

Can These Bones Live? Finding the Life in the Subjects

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 33 | File type : Video

The call of the school: Connecting the heart of the subject, the student, and the teacher. How can teachers as artists stimulate growth in their pupils as they engage God's world together through any... Read More

Recommended Book Series for Elementary

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Curricular

From two elementary teachers, this list suggests series that provide your child with material to grow into reading. The list is in progress; download the file and edit it to fit your situation. D... Read More

Must-Reads Book List

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Curricular

The compilers chose for this list books recognized as timeless classics, or books that form values or expand the minds of readers. Books listed in the preschool through lower elementary sections can b... Read More

Harassment Policy Template

Contributor: | File type : Document

None of our schools intends to allow sexual harassment or discrimination because of race, ethnicity, or disability. But ignoring the possibility of such harassment does not mean it won't happen. In th... Read More

How Will You Talk about COVID? Framing the Conversation for Your Students

Contributor: Patrick Heatwole | Length : 15 | File type : Video

COVID will change your classroom, your students, and your teaching experience this year--and not just with more masks, social distancing, and handwashing. Students have been hearing opinions about the... Read More

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Fulfilling the Expectations

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

What do parents expect of their children's teacher? What does the board want? How does the church see your role? Anthony encourages us to place the vocation of teaching in its context within the commu... Read More

Supporting the Parents

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

If parents are responsible to train their children, what are they doing in schools? Matthew examines the school's role in serving the goals of godly parents.

Selling the Church

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Does your school develop students who love their local church? In the classroom, your students can polish their ideas for perfecting congregational practice, but they won't thrive until they embrace t... Read More
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