School Culture

The Authority of the Scriptures (Melvin Lehman)

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 50 | File type : Audio

Before the Bible was cannonized, decisions were based on the authority of the church fathers. The call of the Protestant Reformation was the absolute authority of Scripture. Today we see people inte... Read More

Understanding the Post-Modern Child (Melvin Lehman)

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Mr. Lehman highlights some facets of post-modernism that affect the classroom. These include information explosion, focus on personal story, the relativity of language, and the importance of dialogue... Read More

Classroom Dynamics for the 21st Century (Melvin Lehman)

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

Mr. Lehman talks about some of the changes that post-modernism has brought to classroom management. Some of the differences he mentions are the erosion of the chain of command, straying from text-bas... Read More

Responding to the Communication Revolution (Melvin Lehman)

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

How has the communication revolution of our day affected our lives? Mr. Lehman looks at some positives and negatives. He encourages teachers to help their students learn efficency with the large amo... Read More

Allow Your Children to Fail

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 6 | File type : Video

What is the worst thing a child can experience? It's not failure, says Gerald Miller. In fact, if you take great pains to make sure your children never taste defeat, you might be robbing them of v... Read More

Create a Culture of Service Rather Than Happiness

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Are your children happy?We have learned to pursue self-satisfaction as a primary goal. But happiness, says Gerald, is a by-product of a life of serving. Encouraging happiness as the endpoint f... Read More

Relationships: Fruit or Pursuit? (Melvin Burkholder)

Contributor: Melvin Burkholder | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Could anything in life be more important than good relationships? Those who experience good relationships have more joy and satisfaction in life, they have more influence over others, and they are ena... Read More

Cultivating a Healthy School Culture

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 30 | File type : Audio

A school's culture accounts for much of the shaping power of education. Anthony Hurst discusses the board's attitude and responsibilities for the school's culture.

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Activities That Create Sustainable Motivation

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | Length : 6 | File type : Video

How do you keep your students motivated to learn? Erikson cautions against relying too much on external rewards systems or opportunities for silliness. Instead, he recommends activities that teach lif... Read More

Good Things Happen Here: Building a School Culture

Contributor: Mark Kurtz | Length : 5 | File type : Video

In this video, Mark Kurtz describes the steps his school takes to build a positive culture. Culture is difficult to create, he reminds us, but we should not ignore the value of traditions and repeat... Read More