Contributions

How to Retain Quality Teachers

Contributor: Deana Swanson | File type : Teaching Material

Note: The following article, written as an open letter, offers a mix of general principles and specific recommendations for leaders of schools. Not all of the recommendations will apply to all sit... Read More

World Geography Infographic Syllabus

Contributor: Piper Burdge | File type : Teaching Material

An infographic-style syllabus and editable template (PowerPoint) for a junior high world geography course. Download the syllabus now or view it below. Download the template now or view it below... Read More

Hope

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, for yonder breaks a new and glorious light!” (Placide Cappeau) It really feels like a weary world, with many hard things in our school family, t... Read More

Book Review: The Happy Teacher Habits – 11 Habits of the Happiest, Most Effective Teachers on Earth

Contributor: Deana Swanson | File type : Blog Post

I’ve been a fan of Michael Linsin for a few years now. I began with reading his information on classroom management which is fantastic, but more recently I’ve been intrigued with his writing o... Read More

The Freedom to Educate

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | File type : Article

Nearly five decades downstream of Wisconsin v. Yoder, it can be easy to forget that the freedom to offer our children a distinctly Christian education is not a given. This article from the Pacific Sch... Read More

Spruce Up Your Room:  Create an Improved Learning Environment

Contributor: Deana Swanson | File type : Blog Post

While every classroom should reflect the personality of the teacher who teaches in it, there are a few additions that will add some creativity and interest to any classroom. These will give your s... Read More

Teaching About Persecution

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

Persecution and martyrs may not seem like topics for children, but at the time of this writing, it is a theme my Sunday School students (1st-3rd grade) are studying. We had lessons about Stephen, ... Read More

Poetry Composition Prompt

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

An assignment in which high school literature students compose an original poem that imitates the form and style of an early American poem. The assignment could be adapted for any literary period or s... Read More

Medieval Literature Projects

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

Two unit-ending projects for high school literature students studying the medieval period in English literature: a medieval-style ballad composition and a history research presentation. Download t... Read More

To Kill a Mockingbird Theme Presentation

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

An assignment in which high school literature students compose a thesis-driven presentation that explores and analyzes an important theme in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Download the ... Read More