Strategies and Techniques

Effective Drill

The Value of Teacher Training | Algebra | Strategies and Techniques

Line upon line...again and again and again. Here are effective drill methods for your lower grade classroom.

Let Me Introduce…

The Value of Teacher Training | Strategies and Techniques

Are there ways to introduce your subject to the class that gets their attention and helps them to be able grasp what you are teaching?

Meaningful Memory Work

The Value of Teacher Training | Strategies and Techniques

What systems work for memorizing? How can we make it stick for long-term? What is the value of memorization? How do I assign and grade memory work?

Breathing Life Into History

| Length : 65 | File type : Teaching Material

History is a lively story full of original characters, interesting places, and surprising plot twists. But history class tends to reduce it to a lifeless assortment of facts and dates. How can we resu... Read More

Why Do I Need to Learn This?

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | Length : 17 | File type : Video

When faced with a difficult concept or task, students often ask, Why do we have to learn this? What is behind this familiar and frustrating response? In most cases, John Mark suggests, the question... Read More

Breathing Life into History

Contributor: Lyndon Martin | File type : Teaching Material

History is a lively story full of original characters, interesting places, and surprising plot twists. But history class tends to reduce it to a lifeless assortment of facts and dates. How can we re... Read More

I Can’t Do This

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | Length : 16 | File type : Video

When students tell you they can't do something, what are they really saying? What's behind the expression of defeat? John Mark suggests three possibilities and how to respond: The student may be ... Read More

Building Analytical Skills

Think. Just think. Yes, but how? What does it mean to analyze? What are key concepts in analyzing a scenario? How can we help students to think beyond the current moment?

Building Relational Skills

Nathan Yoder | Strategies and Techniques

Relationships can be complicated. We are not some sort of inanimate objects with no feelings. How can we teach our students to relate to each other and to life in general in a Biblical and personable ... Read More

Staff Development: Empowering the Educator to Engage the Learner

Contributors: Howard Lichty | Length : 10 | File type : Video

The process of becoming a better teacher holds so much potential for enjoyment and inspiration, especially when a group of teachers grows together. An administrator can help give this process the vita... Read More