Philosophy of Education

A Servant Education: The Vision

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Blog Post

This essay is a collective effort by seven administrators of conservative Anabaptist schools. This group of administrators believes that our schools are poised to aid our churches and homes in the c... 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.

Children Have a Right to be Educated?

Contributor: Kyle Lehman | File type : Blog Post

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Teachers’ Conference 2009

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What Is Our Big Why? The Mission for School

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Darrell Hershberger challenges Christian schools to consider the goal of education. Should we make each student's personal success the ultimate end, or is there a higher vision for our work?... Read More

Striving for Excellence (Richard Wagler)

Contributor: Richard Wagler | Length : 14 | File type : Audio

"And God saw every thing that He had made, and, behold, it was very good." But then Adam ate of the forbidden tree. Now man is depraved, the ground cursed, and sweat and toil the order of the day. Can... Read More

Psychology That Will Harm Us (Melvin Burkholder)

Contributor: Melvin Burkholder | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

What is psychology? How does it touch our daily lives, as persons, or as teachers? What benefits does it offer? What dangers does it pose? The purpose of this topic is to help us think right about a s... Read More

The Dangers of Higher Education (David Horst)

Contributor: David Horst | Length : 20 | File type : Audio

The ability to read and write has always been a blessing to God’s people. Illiteracy was the gateway to the dark ages, where many people were not able to read the scriptures for themselves. But is it... Read More

Is Grade 8 Enough? (Paul Zehr)

Contributor: Paul Zehr | Length : 21 | File type : Audio

Grade 8 was enough for our grandparents. Today we face pressures for Grade 12 education. How should we relate to all of this in 2018?

Swords to Ploughshares: Knowledge to Wisdom, Session 1; Kyle Lehman

Contributor: Kyle Lehman | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Do your students know who they are? Do they appreciate the Anabaptist value on following Christ? In the first of four talks, Kyle encourages us to settle with our Anabaptist heritage, which views know... Read More