Electives

My Vision for My Students

Contributor: 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

Contributor: 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

Contributor: 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

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
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