Teaching & Learning

Learning by Doing: Developing Activities that Inspire and Inform

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 7 | File type : Audio

What does making a Renaissance-era dome out of newspaper or role-playing a labor strike have to do with school? Learning, of course. In this video, Deana Swanson shares some ideas and tips for making ... Read More

Grammar Songs: Practical Grammar Songs for Grades 3-6

Contributor: Spencer Weaver | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Learning grammar doesn't have to be a soul-crushing exercise in memorizing arcane rules and terms as Spencer and his students demonstrate in this video. Grammar songs not only make learning more livel... Read More

Diagramming Sentences: Strategies for Learning Sentence Structure

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Do your English students struggle with diagramming sentences? Sentence diagramming is a classic method for helping students see the structure of a complete thought, but the process can get messy, espe... Read More

Classroom Management: Practical Advice for Large Classrooms

Contributor: Amy Zimmerman | Length : 11 | File type : Video

A well-managed classroom serves students by keeping the focus of class activity where it belongs: on learning. But classroom management takes effort, especially in larger classrooms. Amy Zimmerman sha... Read More

Dealing with Dysfunctional Homes: What Teachers Can Do, What Boards Can Do

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Dysfunctional homes directly impact schools. While some situations cause only minor annoyances, others hinder the student's and the school's ability to function, and thus demand more significant inter... Read More

Music in Class: A Whole Body Approach with Singing

Contributor: Kyla Mast | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Download the video or download audio only Music is a powerful teaching tool because it involves the entire person: body and mind, sense and soul. In this video, Kyla encourages teachers to harness ... Read More

Motivated Students: Tips for Active Learning in the Individualized Classroom

Contributor: David Miller | Length : 5 | File type : Video

All teachers deal with the question of student motivation, but teachers in more individualized classroom arrangements face some unique challenges. If a student lacks internal motivation, what external... Read More

More than Math and Science: Caring for the Emotional Needs of Your Students

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 37 | File type : Video

The teacher's job is to impart knowledge and to train skills. But students are more than knowledge acquisition machines. Anthony calls us to follow Christ's example in caring for children's needs for ... Read More

Can These Bones Live? Finding the Life in the Subjects

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 33 | File type : Video

The call of the school: Connecting the heart of the subject, the student, and the teacher. How can teachers as artists stimulate growth in their pupils as they engage God's world together through any... Read More

Not by Might, nor by Power, but by My Spirit

Contributor: Stephan Gingerich | Length : 70 | File type : Video

How can you move into an uncertain school year with confidence? Stephan reminds us that the challenges we face are our opportunities to notice the good work of God. Watch the Wednesday Session Dow... Read More