Philosophy of Education

Physical Education & Health: Statement of Philosophy and Purpose

Contributors: Arlyn Nisly | File type : Document

This document from Pilgrim Christian School grounds the school's physical education and health programs in a thoughtful understanding of divine creation and human embodiment. We take care of our bodie... Read More

Can These Bones Live? Finding the Life in the Subjects

Contributors: 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

Why Teach History?

Contributors: 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?

Contributors: 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

Pray For Your School

Contributors: Michael S Martin | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

We agonize over how to help teachers. We spend hours at board meetings discussing “slow” students. We wonder how to help the children from stressful home situations. We long to recover innocence in ... Read More

Building On Our Heritage

Contributors: Sheldon Yoder | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Having a clear-eyed understanding of our heritage on the one hand and a clear perspective of “the times” on the other, how do we build on our heritage in times like these? What exactly do we wish to... Read More

Claiming Our Heritage

Contributors: Sheldon Yoder | Length : 22 | File type : Audio

An inheritance requires work in order to benefit its recipients. What is this heritage of Christian schooling we’ve been handed? How can we go about actively claiming our heritage?

Our Christian School 2040

Contributors: Norwood Shank | Length : 31 | File type : Audio

If we follow existing practices and patterns, what will our school look like twenty years hence? If we wish for an improved outcome twenty years hence, what are some steps we should consider now to ac... Read More

School Matters, Past, Present, and Future

Contributors: Gerald Miller | Length : 35 | File type : Audio

This topic examines where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. How well are we doing what we set out to do, and how will we be doing in the future?

Why Should We Teach Government?

Contributors: Arlyn Nisly | File type : Article

Image by Ann Dixon via Pixabay In a recent email exchange, David Yoder asked, “What would be your response to a student asking about why we as an Anabaptist, largely non-politically involved, sc... Read More