Teaching Life Skills That Matter

| Length : 67 | File type : Teaching Material

Schools hope to participate in shaping a student’s worldview through curriculum and teachers. Sometimes they unintentionally neglect vital life skills in this effort. This breakout wrestles with the... Read More

My Vision for My Students

Contributors: Samuel Stoltzfus | File type : Article

Samuel shares a plethora ideas for emotionally and intellectually healthy activities for upper elementary students. Now that school is over for the year and summer lies ahead, my students have ... Read More

Extra-Curricular Study

Contributors: Robert Heatwole | Length : 23 | File type : Audio

Have you ever wondered how to justify the following two statements? 1. Readers are leaders. 2. John has so much spare time he is always asking for a library book. Well, I have wondered too. But could ... Read More

Class Trips

Contributors: Murray Horst | Length : 23 | File type : Audio

Class trips are always a highlight for the students and teachers alike. We all enjoy planning them, participating in them as well as reminiscing on them. However, why do we go on class trips? Are clas... Read More

Christmas Bulletin Board Idea

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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 st... Read More

Priorities for High School: Focus on the Core

Contributors: 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 b... Read More