Student Motivation

Helping the Undisciplined

Contributor: Irene Bontrager | File type : Article

Image by StevePB on PixabayHow do we help those who struggle to maintain discipline? In these notes from a session at REACH 2019, Irene considers the Scriptural basis for discipline, the purpose f... 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

2018 Survey Results: A Focus on Character

Contributor: | File type : Article

In this fourth installment of survey results, we examine what teachers say about their students’ character. We also publish the observations about education that rose to the top for many educ... Read More

2018 Survey Results: Attitudes toward Education and Support from the Community

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How do teachers, board members, and other team members feel about their work in education? In this section of the survey results, we explore morale, as well as levels of support from administration... Read More

Majoring in Motivation (Deana Swanson)

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

Effectively motivating our students goes far beyond a piece of candy or a sticker chart. It is possible to create a classroom culture in which all students, even the ones who are the least excited abo... Read More

Obstacles to Learning – Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Willful (Conrad Sollenberger)

Contributor: Conrad Sollenberger | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

What is with this child!?The objective of this presentation is to discuss various things about human makeup that disrupt learning for a child, learn to identify them, and consider ways to handle ... Read More

Cultivating The Affections (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

Every student brings an attitude along to school. How can teachers help students discipline their attitudes?

Training The Will (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 54 | File type : Audio

Students make choices every day. How can teachers train them to freely, cheerfully and willingly will to do their best?

Shaping The Mind (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Students can study identical content, yet develop different thought processes. How can teachers influence students’ thinking?

Students Becoming Persons (Chester Weaver)

Contributor: Chester Weaver | Length : 62 | File type : Audio

The sooner students discover their own identity the better. This talk discusses hindrances to authentic personhood as well as how the school can nurture personhood development.