Teaching & Learning

Don’t Hoard It: Passing On the Gift

Contributor: Aaron Derstine | Length : 8 | File type : Audio

What is your goal as a teacher? Survival? Keeping your job? Teaching is much more than making it to the end of the year, Aaron reminds us. We have the opportunity to invest the precious gifts we h... Read More

PSLI Book Reports

Contributor: Mark Bear | Length : 21 | File type : Audio

The History of Christian Education, A Mennonite Perspective, reviewed by Mark Bear Ideas and Checklists for School Board Members, reviewed by Jake Lehman The Collapse of Parenting, reviewed by Jeff Sc... Read More

Respect Matters and Order and Structure Matter

Contributor: Mahlon Zehr | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Mutual respect and consistent structure are faltering in our schools. With today’s emphasis on creativity and individuality, have we lost the benefits of firm structure and required respect?

Taking the Oversight Willingly

Contributor: Alan Schrock | Length : 10 | File type : Audio

1 Pet 5:2 instructs leaders to rise to the call of responsibility. How can we have positive attitudes about the demanding and complex loads laid on us?

Remember to STAR: Honing Communication Skills in Reading Class

Contributor: Bethany Peachey | Length : 5 | File type : Video

In reading class, students practice the reading skills that allow them to spend time in a book all by themselves. But reading is not merely a private affair. How can you make reading class an opportun... Read More

Choose Your Attitude

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 3 | File type : Audio

Does the thought of teaching invigorate you, or has the classroom become misery? Anthony calls us to depend, always, on the Lord, and to curb the influences that can drag down our teaching. ... Read More

Is Your Classroom a Place of Peace?

Contributor: Sheldon Kauffman | Length : 7 | File type : Audio

Is your classroom a place of peace? Peaceful classrooms allow children to learn, says Sheldon. Even those with learning disabilities benefit from structure, order, and grace. In this excerpt from a... Read More

Peace Defined

Contributor: Edsel Burdge | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

What are the theological and spiritual foundations for peace?

Peace Demonstrated

Contributor: Edsel Burdge | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

What does peace look like when demonstrated? Mr. Burdge sketches the stories of conscientious objectors in World War I.

Peace Deployed

Contributor: Edsel Burdge | Length : 54 | File type : Audio

We all want peace in ourselves and in others around us. How can we nuture attitudes and practices for peace?