Strategies and Techniques

How to to Take Good Notes

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Document

Students who take notes in class outperform students who don’t take notes. Studies have shown that students who don’t take notes in class can forget almost half of what the teacher said within 15 ... Read More

How to Read: Improving Reading Comprehension

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Document

Most people know how to “read,” but not nearly as many can comprehend what they read. Reading comprehension is a skill. In this student handout, James outlines methods for reading effectively.... Read More

Sample Classroom Procedures

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Document

A sample of a 5th grade classroom teacher's procedures, including specific incentives for the year based on the classroom candy land theme. Use it for inspiration as you plan your own classroom ways. ... Read More

Turn and Learn: Engaging Every Student with Turn and Tell

Contributor: Rebecca Beiler | Length : 6 | File type : Video

When you ask your class a question, how many students can answer? Too often, says Rebecca, only one. The student you call on will engage while the others sit passively. But with turn and tell, every s... Read More

Getting Ready for School

Contributor: Byron Dueck | File type : Curricular

Byron presents this list to teachers at their school to aid them in preparing for the coming year.Arrange classroom, desks DecoratingWelcome chart Room for student work Achieve... Read More

Beat the Clock, Beat the Class: Building Skills with Healthy Competition

Contributor: Marla Bear | Length : 6 | File type : Video

In schools that use individualized curriculum, students take responsibility for their own learning. But that doesn't mean they should be deprived of the advantages of working together as a class. Dian... Read More

Cultivating Conversations

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Article

In a world of fragmented relationships, conservative Anabaptists have the potential to be increasingly known for their gracious communication and hospitality. They will provide winsome, humble voices ... Read More

Working with Generation iY

Contributor: Brian Martin | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

What should you know about working with young people? How can you fill gaps in a young person’s life that may impact eternity? What assumptions do I carry that hinders ministry? This session will att... Read More

Lessons Learned in Parenting 24 Children in 34 Years

Contributor: Kathryn Nisly | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Parenting six biological children and providing care for over a dozen foster children has been an avenue to receiving Abba’s love like no other personal life experience. Join me for stories, laughter... Read More

Lesson Components for Teaching

Contributor: Daryl Weaver | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

This workshop will explore visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles and the value of incorporating them in our teaching. This will be an interactive workshop where attenders will participate ... Read More