Reading & Literature

What Is Storytelling and Why Does It Change People?

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

To be human is to hear and tell stories. In this session, we will look at specific elements of storytelling with examples and analysis. 

God Loves Story

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Describe the ineffable; present the Kingdom of God. 

Finding and Refining Your Story

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

The oyster’s irritant gives way to a pearl. We’ll focus in this session on locating your story and shaping it in beauty. 

Christian-Friendly Books, K-12

Contributor: Edward Lake | File type : Curricular

Kindergarten-Grade 1Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Storytime with the Millers Goodnight Moon The Little Engine that Could Wisdom and the Millers Where the Sidewalk ends ... Read More

Why Teach Literature? by Jonas Sauder

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

What is the value of teaching the children classic literature? Jonas explains that with literature, students connect to reality in a way they might not through other disciplines--and offers extended s... Read More

What Is Good Literature?

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | File type : Article

On a school administrators' email group, Darrell Hershberger posed this question: What makes literature worthwhile? We're working on coming to an answer to this question that will inform our librar... Read More

Encouraging Good Reading and Writing: Library Considerations

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Curricular

What are the essentials in teaching children to read and write well? In this collection, Jonas offers considerations on literature, the library, and public reading practices.Download this documen... Read More

The Exciting Journey: Guiding Your Class to Successful Reading

Contributor: Ruth Anna Kuhns | Length : 12 | File type : Video

View or download on Vimeo Learning to read: everyone is expected to do it, but it won't happen automatically. For some students, it will be far from easy. In this session, learn the principles of p... Read More

Cultivating Wisdom from Literature (Lyndon Hartman)

Contributor: Lyndon Hartman | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Studying quality literature influences how you live life from that day forward. You may gain knowledge, inspiration, warning, or motivation. Teachers can explore literary themes with students and demo... Read More

Cultivating Wisdom from Literature (Anthony Hurst)

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Studying quality literature influences how you live life from that day forward. You may gain knowledge, inspiration, warning, or motivation. Teachers can explore literary themes with students and demo... Read More