Anthony Hurst

31 Contributions

10-Minute Talks
Publication Date: 2022-03-04 | File type: Audio

A series of brief talks from CASBI 2022. Mark Webb – “Keeping Minutes” Lyndon Hartman – “High School? How Far?” Read More...

Cultivating a Servant Heart
Publication Date: 2021-08-02 | File type: Teaching Material

Teaching is demanding. We constantly look for ways to be efficient and reduce stress. But in all this, we need Read More...

Evaluating the Effects of Technology
Publication Date: 2021-08-02 | File type: Teaching Material

Tens of billions of brain cells work in delicate balance, giving us the ability to think, memorize, express emotions, and Read More...

More than Math and Science: Caring for the Emotional Needs of Your Students
Publication Date: 2020-08-28 | File type: Video

The teacher’s job is to impart knowledge and to train skills. But students are more than knowledge acquisition machines. Anthony Read More...

The Principal: Dealing Effectively with Issues
Publication Date: 2020-03-07 | File type: Audio

This session is part of the series on the role of the principal or administrator. A team needs a captain, Read More...

Teaching Out of Who You Are: Avoiding Pitfalls as You Build on Your Strengths
Publication Date: 2019-08-02 | File type: Video

How can you teach like other teachers, the ones you look up to so much? Don’t even try, says Anthony. Read More...

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Understanding Your Role
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

So you’ve been called to teach. What do you have to do? Anthony guides newer teachers in exploring their roles Read More...

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Fulfilling the Expectations
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

What do parents expect of their children’s teacher? What does the board want? How does the church see your role? Read More...

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Developing Proper Relationships
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

Teachers are professionals. You have a job to do. But when you’ve successfully made it through the English book, your Read More...

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Managing the Demands
Publication Date: 2019-08-01 | File type: Audio

Since we care so much about doing everything well… we shouldn’t try to do everything. Lest we burn out in Read More...

Small Problems, Small Solutions: Dealing with Issues before They Overwhelm You
Publication Date: 2018-12-18 | File type: Video

If a student breaks an important rule, your classroom culture is disrupted. But which rules are important? Which violations can Read More...

What Do They Need to Know? Focusing Instruction with Learning Maps
Publication Date: 2018-12-13 | File type: Video

How do you decide what you will require students to learn? In English and math, these decisions are usually made Read More...

How Can I Get My Students to Sing? Positive School Culture, Engaging Music Practices
Publication Date: 2018-12-13 | File type: Video

What do you do if your students won’t sing? If they don’t sing well? Anthony describes three principles to keep Read More...

Components of Classroom Culture
Publication Date: 2018-08-09 | File type: Audio

Culture is the “hidden curriculum” or “persona” that shapes and influences every aspect of your classroom. Mr. Hurst focuses on Read More...

Re-Igniting the Passion to Teach
Publication Date: 2018-08-09 | File type: Audio

How can we begin the year with the passion, vision, and energy needed to do well when the draining aspects Read More...

Choose Your Attitude
Publication Date: 2018-08-02 | File type: Audio

Does the thought of teaching invigorate you, or has the classroom become misery? Anthony calls us to depend, always, on Read More...

Late Homework and Test-Taking Policy
Publication Date: 2018-03-19 | File type: Curricular

Myerstown School drew up these policies in an effort to bring uniformity to their approach to late homework and test-taking. Read More...

Cultivating a Healthy School Culture
Publication Date: 2018-03-02 | File type: Audio

A school’s culture accounts for much of the shaping power of education. Anthony Hurst discusses the board’s attitude and responsibilities Read More...

Equipping and Supporting Your Teachers
Publication Date: 2018-03-02 | File type: Audio

“The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters. The hardest thing about being a teacher is that Read More...

Cultivating Wisdom from Literature (Anthony Hurst)
Publication Date: 2017-10-14 | File type: Audio

Studying quality literature influences how you live life from that day forward. You may gain knowledge, inspiration, warning, or motivation. Read More...

Stories of Wisdom (Anthony Hurst & Gary Horst)
Publication Date: 2017-10-14 | File type: Audio

Enjoy a family-oriented evening as two presenters alternate with stories that illustrate wisdom from various school disciplines–nature, history, human interst, Read More...

Defining and Implementing School Vision
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

Anthony addresses the gap between hearing and thinking about what we need to do as a school board and gives Read More...

The Role Of The Teacher, Part 1 (Anthony Hurst)
Publication Date: 2012-10-14 | File type: Audio

Educator, servant, referee, counselor, and mentor: each role affords special opportunites but within specific limitations. Pass it on:

The Role Of The Teacher, Part 2 (Anthony Hurst)
Publication Date: 2012-10-14 | File type: Audio

Educator, servant, referee, counselor, and mentor: each role affords special opportunites but within specific limitations. Pass it on:

The ADHD Question (Anthony Hurst)
Publication Date: 2012-10-14 | File type: Audio

The complex and controversial subject of ADHD will likely never be completely understood. We will first consider possible physical factors Read More...

Asking Questions In Discipline (Anthony Hurst)
Publication Date: 2012-10-14 | File type: Audio

Asking questions can help win the heart of the child and show him what he has done wrong. But some Read More...

Exercising Authority with a Servant Heart (Anthony Hurst)
Publication Date: 2011-10-14 | File type: Audio

The fact that we teachers have authority over our students is a given. How and why we use it makes Read More...

Teacher Generated Problems
Publication Date: 2010-08-09 | File type: Audio

In this talk given at Faith Builders Teacher’s Week 2010, Anthony Hurst talks about the need for things like consistency, Read More...

WHAT Am I to Teach?
Publication Date: 2008-10-14 | File type: Audio

Teaching science and social studies can feel overwhelming – there is so much information and students cannot retain all of Read More...

The Teacher Becoming an Agent of Change
Publication Date: 1998-03-21 | File type: Audio

How do you want to see your students change? Becoming more like Christ is a process of change driven by Read More...

Encouraging Student Creativity
Publication Date: 1997-08-06 | File type: Audio

Anthony delves into the value of creative expression, and ways teachers can foster each student’s expressive development. Courtesy FBEP. Pass Read More...

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