Videos

Teaching Out of Who You Are: Avoiding Pitfalls as You Build on Your Strengths

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 7 | File type : Video

How can you teach like other teachers, the ones you look up to so much? Don't even try, says Anthony. Instead, embrace the way you're made while disciplining your own weaknesses.Anthony contrasts ... Read More

It Makes Life Really Simple: How LastPass Lets You Forget Your Passwords

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Password security: not everyone's favorite topic. IT staff and large corporations can worry about that. Why do you need to be concerned?In fact, hackers steal the passwords of millions of people l... Read More

Start with Simple: Tips to Make the First Year Less Stressful

Contributor: Paul Harrison | Length : 5 | File type : Video

New teachers face a daunting task. There are classrooms to decorate, students to manage, and lessons to teach. Paul reminds us to avoid unrealistic expectations. None of us are masters of a craft the ... Read More

Spiderwebs and Hiking Sticks: How You Can Support a Visionary Leader

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 9 | File type : Video

Clayton has spent nearly 30 years in Christian education—much of it pioneering a school in the city of York. But not everyone has the ability to start new projects. How do the rest of us fit in? Vis... Read More

Finding Pieces of the Puzzle: Connecting Concepts for Grammar Mastery

Contributor: Stewart Ebersole | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Language: it's a wonderful, rich, and complex system for communication. But some of the principles of language don't make much sense until students have learned to understand the system as a whole. Ho... Read More

I’m a Music Teacher. Now What Do I Do?

Contributor: Yuriy Kravetz | Length : 7 | File type : Video

You've agreed to teach music. Now what? Yuriy describes the goals you should consider for your classes, and lays out a step-by-step method for teaching sight-singing.View or download on Vimeo or d... Read More

Speed It Up—Carefully: Old and New Technology to Serve Your School

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 8 | File type : Video

Isn't technology great?Possibly. Technology can speed up whatever we're doing. But if we're not sure about our goals for technology, it will likely get in our way, says Austin. He describes new te... 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

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

To Understand and Do: Teaching Literature for Life Change

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 8 | File type : Video

How important is literature in your school's curriculum? How can you lead your students to godliness through poems, stories, and art? How do you select literature that will influence students towards ... Read More