Christmas Bulletin Board Idea

Contributor: Lyndon Miller | File type : Curricular

Based on Isaiah 9:6, this bulletin board design prompts us to reflect on the importance of Christ's coming. ... Read More

Airplane Party

Contributor: LaFaye Weaver | File type : Curricular

My classroom theme was traveling, so I hosted an airplane party for my students. Their moms and younger siblings were also invited. I started by handing out passports to my students, as well as boa... Read More

Graphic Design: Choosing a Style to Fit Your Purpose

Contributor: Justin Ebersole | Length : 60 | File type : Audio

Understanding the purpose of your publication and how to connect it with the intended audience should be a primary factor in your design choices. Come explore what questions to ask and steps to follow... Read More

Graphic Design: White Space and Hierarchy

Contributor: Justin Ebersole | Length : 62 | File type : Audio

God is the Author of order and structure. A hierarchy of authority and order promotes productivity in life, while confusion and disorder militate against it. Can these principles be applied to the des... Read More

Priorities for High School: Making Electives Manageable

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 10 | File type : Video

During Howard Lichty's time as administrator, Countryside Christian School extended its high school program through grade 12. Part of the appeal of this program, Howard believes, is the flexibility ... Read More

Priorities for High School: Focus on the Core

Contributor: Douglas Groff | Length : 4 | File type : Video

A diverse high school program is a common dream for administrators, says Doug. He counsels schools, however, to be careful not to overreach staff capacities. Instead, schools can best serve students... Read More

52 Team Activity Ideas

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Teaching Material

From mental math to local trivia, this document contains 52 activities for teams to complete. The tasks were collected for teams at an end-of-year family day, but many could be used to encourage teamw... Read More

Equipping Today’s Student: Shop Class at Countryside, Part Two

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Students today are less likely than in the past to possess basic handyman skills. This simply reflects the reality of our economy, but the staff and patrons of Countryside Christian School believe the... Read More

The Cape of Good Hope and Cookie-Baking Grandmas

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Blog Post

In their attempt to find new trade routes to Southeast Asia, Spanish and Portuguese sailors in the 15th century worked tirelessly to figure out what it would take to sail down around the southern ti... Read More

What Do We Want High School to Be? Shop Class at Countryside, Part One

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 7 | File type : Video

As Countryside Christian School expanded its high school program, the community realized that not all students would benefit from a purely academic approach. Instead, Howard Lichty was invited to carr... Read More