Teaching & Learning

The Satisfaction of Learning: Affirmation, Correction, and Guiding Students to Discovery

Contributor: Kyla Mast | Length : 3 | File type : Video

Download the video or download audio only How do you respond to a student's mistake? What do you do when you ask a question, and the student comes up empty? Kyla believes that we should share corre... Read More

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

To Grow as a Teacher, Embrace the Unusual

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 5 | File type : Audio

How can you become a better teacher? In Intentional Growth, Melvin explores a range of steps you can take to develop your understanding and your ability to communicate. In this excerpt, he highlig... Read More

The Good Things of This Time: Guiding Lower-Elementary Learning at Home

Contributor: Anna Zehr | Length : 21 | File type : Video

How do teachers maintain human contact with their students during the shutdown? How can relationships grow during enforced separation? What are some tips for using Zoom effectively? How can students... Read More

Little Video Teaching Assistants

Contributor: Trennis Hostetler | Length : 17 | File type : Video

If you feel lonely in front of your camera, Trennis has an idea: Hire some small assistants. Trennis writes: At first I started really simple by using them as a little intro to my videos to break up ... Read More

Consistent Grading Methods

Contributor: Robbin Bauman | Length : 53 | File type : Audio

When report card time comes, are your teachers looking forward to the job? Have you, as a board, empowered them with the information that they need to handle this important aspect of their work with c... Read More

The School and the Life of Christ

Contributor: Jake Martins | Length : 12 | File type : Audio

If our schools are to be Christian, they must be grounded in the spiritual reality of the Christian life. Jake urges us to set our affections on what is above.

Dyslexia: Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Your Students

Contributor: Robert Heatwole | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

It seems there is something comforting about naming a problem. A doctor's diagnosis is somewhat consoling, even if the remedy may be difficult. Of course the best is when the doctor can prescribe a fe... Read More

Hands-On Learning

Contributor: Arnold Good | Length : 22 | File type : Audio

There are many ways to learn. We learn by reading, we learn by following the example of others. We learn by asking questions, or by experimentation. Listening to instruction is also a common way to le... Read More

God Is in the Midst of the Christian School

Contributor: John Gerber | Length : 11 | File type : Audio

If our work is to succeed, it must be a channel for making God known. The purpose of learning is to enable us to follow Christ.