Philosophy & Leadership

Educating in Changing Times

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Article

Resources for Schooling at Home A ship lost at sea for many days suddenly sighted a friendly vessel. From the mast of the unfortunate vessel was seen a signal: “Water, water. We die of thirst.”... 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

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

Unprecedented Times? The Pandemic in Its Historical Context

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Blog Post

I suppose I’ve heard the term unprecedented used more often in the last six weeks than I have in the last sixty years. I’ve used it myself. Until I realized how often it’s being misused. ... Read More

Preparing for Schooling from Home

Contributor: | File type : Collection

In this series of documents, Jonas suggests a framework for providing sustainable education at home. This framework seeks not to remake school as school, but to adjust in order to effectively support... Read More

Productive Board Meetings

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

It has been said that your greatest personal asset is your time and school board members are often among the busiest men in the community. How can board meetings become highly productive and an excell... Read More

Why Teach History?

Contributor: Michael S Martin | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Boring, just a multitude of dates and names, musty tomes... or lively, fascinating, must-read? In this fast-paced modern society, we need history more than ever. Find out who you are, where you came f... 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

Practical Steps In Choosing Curriculum

Contributor: Michael S Martin | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

Student needs, teacher suggestions, parental wants—who finally makes school curriculum decisions? Should cost be a factor? How much do we adjust curriculum for slow or disadvantaged students? Is a Bi... Read More