Contributor: Kendall Myers
Summer offers a welcome break from school, for student and teacher alike. But the extended time off can also work against hard-won academic gains, especially for younger students still learning to rea... Read More
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
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
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
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
Contributor: Kyla Mast | Length : 3 | File type : Video
How do you respond to a student's mistake? What do you do when you ask a question, and the student comes up empty? Kyla believes that we should share corrections in ways that make students more confid... Read More
Contributor: Trennis Hostetler | Length : 17 | File type : Video
If you feel lonely in front of your camera, Trennis has an idea: Hire some small assistants. Trennis writes:
At first I started really simple by using them as a little intro to my videos to break up ... Read More
Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Teaching Material
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Karen used tickets and certificates to keep her students on a path of math skill improvement.
The letter to parents explains the process.
The second page of the ... Read More
Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Curricular
Decorate your classroom door with a Candy Land theme! Scroll down for a description of how Karen used this to motivate academic achievement.
Karen incorporated the theme into classroom management... Read More
Contributor: Keeshon Washington | Length : 11 | File type : Video
Clear expectations enable students to be productive and learn more quickly. But what does the teacher do when a student comes to school in emotional distress? Rather than brush aside the trauma, Keesh... Read More