History and Geography

Civitas Teachers Manual

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

The teachers' manual gives instructions for playing the classroom game of civilization-building. Download the manual, preview it below, or Download an editable version For an explanation of C... Read More

Civitas Components

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

This zip folder contains the printable components for Civitas: Cards representing wood, grain, ore, and other supplies The continent image Cards representing soldiers, cities, and schools ... Read More

Civitas: A Classroom Game for Learning How Civilizations Grow

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 3 | File type : Video

What does it take to sustain a city? How can your students appreciate the work and resources required to make their daily lives comfortable? Austin wanted to send his students into the wilderness to e... Read More

Civitas

Civitas is a classroom game in which students develop their understanding of the work needed to support a civilization.

World History Culmination Project

Contributor: Byron Dueck | File type : Teaching Material

This document outlines ideas for a final project in world history, and provides topic ideas and guidelines that apply across projects. Download the document or view it below. ... Read More

Classroom Posters: Faith of Our Fathers (Trachselwald Castle)

Contributor: Anya Hursh | File type : Curricular

Anya made these posters for a school theme on "Faith of Our Fathers." The castle in the pictures is Trachselwald, where many Anabaptist prisoners were held before their execution. ... Read More

Why Should We Teach Government?

Contributor: Arlyn Nisly | File type : Article

Image by Ann Dixon via Pixabay In a recent email exchange, David Yoder asked, “What would be your response to a student asking about why we as an Anabaptist, largely non-politically involved, sc... Read More

Key Differences Between Evangelicals and Anabaptists

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Article

Evangelicals have more influence on Anabaptists in the United States than any other Christian group. Because they believe the same as the Anabaptists on issues such as the authority of Scripture, we f... Read More

The Russian Mennonite Story: The Bitter End

Contributor: Chester Weaver | File type : Curricular

Thousands upon thousands of Russian Mennonites perished in Russia from 1917 until the 1980s. Summary of the six turbulent times The Civil War of 1917 – 1920 and the famine of 1921 – 1922 ... Read More

Mennonite Holocaust Perpetrators?

Contributor: Chester Weaver | File type : Article

Mennonites as Holocaust perpetrators? Did Mennonites actually help destroy Jews? Yes, unfortunately so. Recent research is uncovering this unsavory truth, too long hidden in darkness. Consider the ... Read More