Strategies and Techniques

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

Teaching Them to Teach Themselves: How Do Your Students Learn?

Contributor: Spencer Weaver | Length : 4 | File type : Video

What if you could tailor each lecture for your students' needs? The twin challenge of the teacher is to know the content and know the student. Spencer describes practices of individualized instruction... Read More

Read, Think, Talk: Effective Discussions around the Textbook

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

Your students benefit from reading aloud. They practice skills of enunciation, voice projection, and confidence in a group. But how can you maximize their subject-area learning during class read-aloud... Read More

Constantly Connecting: Getting and Keeping Your Students’ Attention

Contributor: Andrea Stoltzfus | Length : 3 | File type : Video

No matter how valuable the lesson you're teaching, some students will struggle to stay focused. From calling on students to hooks that provoke reflection, Andrea explains the simple activities she inc... Read More

What Do They Need to Know? Focusing Instruction with Learning Maps

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you decide what you will require students to learn? In English and math, these decisions are usually made by your curriculum, says Anthony. But there are so many things to learn in science clas... Read More

Spare-Time Learning: Activity Lists to Keep Everyone Engaged

Contributor: Cheri Rhodes | Length : 3 | File type : Video

Some students speed through their work. Others need extra coaching. How do you keep the faster students motivated while preserving the time you need to help others? Shannon and Cheri describe a simple... Read More

Classic Poetry Bulletin Boards

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Curricular

Save time by using these bulletin boards created by a teacher, ready for you to print and hang in your classroom. They can be simply stapled to the classroom bulletin board, no borders needed. Most of... Read More