Activities That Create Sustainable Motivation

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | Length : 6 | File type : Video

How do you keep your students motivated to learn? Erikson cautions against relying too much on external rewards systems or opportunities for silliness. Instead, he recommends activities that teach lif... Read More

You have influence. How are you using it?

Contributor: Jeff Swanson | Length : 4 | File type : Video

If you are a teacher, says Jeff, you have great influence. Are you making the most of it? Jeff discusses personal habits and teaching practices that allow us to effectively inspire students to pursu... Read More

To Better Serve God with His People: Teaching Church History

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you tell the story of our past? What activities and skills do students need to profit from history? Peter explains his approach to church history, and the powerful opportunity to help stude... Read More

How do I expand my knowledge while teaching full time?

Contributor: Rolin Martin | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Teaching is a demanding calling. Daily lesson-prep takes time. But Rolin says that as you teach, you should strive to grow in your understanding of the subjects you are teaching. In this video, he s... Read More

How Do You Improve Relationships with Parents?

Contributor: Martha Stoltzfus | Length : 4 | File type : Video

As a teacher, you have a vision for education. Do you sometimes wish you could work more closely with parents to achieve your goals? In this video, Mark, Martha, and Matt remind us that we must make... Read More

Why Should We Attend CASBI?

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Jonas explains why school board members, administrators, and ministers need events at which to connect with others who share these responsibilities. Like mutual aid for health care and disaster relief... Read More

Building Life-Long Skills: Using a Classroom Financial System

Contributor: Chester Weaver | Length : 9 | File type : Video

How do you manage the little infractions that test your classroom discipline? How do you organize school chores? Teach money management skills? Choose year-end gifts?Chester Weaver describes the m... Read More

Equipping Today’s Student: Shop Class at Countryside, Part Two

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 7 | File type : Video

Students today are less likely than in the past to possess basic handyman skills. This simply reflects the reality of our economy, but the staff and patrons of Countryside Christian School believe the... Read More

What Do We Want High School to Be? Shop Class at Countryside, Part One

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 7 | File type : Video

As Countryside Christian School expanded its high school program, the community realized that not all students would benefit from a purely academic approach. Instead, Howard Lichty was invited to carr... Read More

Student-to-Student Feedback: Why and How Should You Teach It?

Contributor: Piper Burdge | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How can we equip young people to engage constructively at home, at work, and in church? Piper found that training her middle school students in peer feedback encouraged valuable communication skil... Read More