School Culture

Conflict Resolution

| Length : 8 | File type : Video

How should a teacher respond when a student challenges their authority in front of the class? What should a teacher do when they realized they've handled a situation poorly? Drawing on stories from h... Read More

Developing a Servant Heart: Stories of Ministry

Contributor: Johnny Miller | File type : Teaching Material

Do you truly want to be God's servant? What are you doing for the Kingdom of Heaven? Using the parable of the talents, Johnny Miller calls us to use what God has given us to work in God's kingdom and ... Read More

Prayer as Ministry

Contributor: John Coblentz | File type : Teaching Material

Praying for others and with others is a ministry we easily neglect. But both Jesus and Paul—the two lives most visible to us in the New Testament—show us that prayer is essential to ministry, not ... Read More

Boards That Make a Difference

Contributor: Gary Paul Miller | File type : Teaching Material

In this session, Gary Miller considers a board’s role in governance and its composition and organization, as well as different hats that board members wear. He focuses on identifying key characteris... Read More

Why Do I Need to Learn This?

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | Length : 17 | File type : Video

When faced with a difficult concept or task, students often ask, Why do we have to learn this? What is behind this familiar and frustrating response? In most cases, John Mark suggests, the question... Read More

Practical Steps to Influence School Culture

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 31 | File type : Audio

Schools do not exist in a vacuum; they exist inside a broader framework of which their culture is a reflection. Gerald Miller defines school culture and gives a few practical steps that boards can tak... Read More

Confronting Cliques and Bullying

Contributor: Matt Petersheim | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

Cliques and bullying hurt everyone, from those involved to those standing on the sidelines. This talk gives school leaders information, awareness, and motivation so that they can stop cliques and bull... Read More

Challenges and Opportunities of a Smaller School

Contributor: Matt Petersheim | Length : 74 | File type : Audio

Small schools have a unique set of challenges, such as lack of facilities or staff. However, these issues can also be opportunities for the school. In this breakout, the speaker discusses some of thes... Read More

Challenges and Opportunities of a Larger School

Contributor: Ernie Weaver | Length : 72 | File type : Audio

Challenges and opportunities often walk hand in hand. In this session, Ernie Weaver shows that the challenges of a large school can also be opportunities. In addition, members of the audience address ... Read More

I Can’t Do This

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | Length : 16 | File type : Video

When students tell you they can't do something, what are they really saying? What's behind the expression of defeat? John Mark suggests three possibilities and how to respond: The student may be ... Read More