Jonathan Erb

24 Contributions

The Freedom to Educate
Publication Date: 2021-12-20 | File type: Article

Nearly five decades downstream of Wisconsin v. Yoder, it can be easy to forget that the freedom to offer our Read More...

Building Analytical Skills
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

Think. Just think. Yes, but how? What does it mean to analyze? What are key concepts in analyzing a scenario? Read More...

The Teacher's Persona
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

A teacher’s persona is about his or her personality, yet there’s more to it than that. What is persona? Should Read More...

Communicating Clearly
Publication Date: 2021-06-08 | File type: Audio

You must communicate as a teacher, but is your communication clear? Clear communication involves understanding your audience and building on Read More...

Dealing with Dysfunctional Homes: What Teachers Can Do, What Boards Can Do
Publication Date: 2020-12-11 | File type: Video

Dysfunctional homes directly impact schools. While some situations cause only minor annoyances, others hinder the student’s and the school’s ability Read More...

Does Curriculum Matter? Is the Ladder Leaning Against the Right Wall?
Publication Date: 2020-09-04 | File type: Video

In school and at home, children encounter so many influences. Which ones are important? Jonathan urges us to take seriously Read More...

Board: A Teacher Talks
Publication Date: 2019-08-09 | File type: Audio

Okay, board, listen up. A teacher is going to share with you some board-shaking ideas. We hope that this workshop Read More...

New Teachers Pitfalls
Publication Date: 2019-08-09 | File type: Audio

Explaining how the lack of familiarity with the teaching field often makes a beginning teacher susceptible to troublesome areas; four Read More...

New Teachers Preparation
Publication Date: 2019-08-09 | File type: Audio

The teacher needs to know what he is going to teach; how does the teacher know when he has enough; Read More...

Novice Teacher Training Prelude
Publication Date: 2019-08-09 | File type: Audio

Let’s get started! First, the instructors introduce themselves. Next, you will get oriented in this novice track through descriptions of Read More...

The Seven Laws of Teaching
Publication Date: 2019-08-09 | File type: Audio

A brief overview of this classic book about teachers and learners; to impart knowledge of these laws and their underlying Read More...

Attributes of an Anabaptist School by Jonathan Erb
Publication Date: 2019-01-03 | File type: Audio

What makes a school Anabaptist? Citing the examples of the earliest Anabaptists, Jonathan takes a sobering look at what our Read More...

Dealing with Dysfunctional Homes by Jonathan Erb
Publication Date: 2019-01-03 | File type: Audio

Some home situations lead to annoyance. Some lead to a breakdown of the student’s ability to function at school. Jonathan Read More...

Stories of Wisdom (Jonas Sauder & Jonathan Erb)
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...

Learning Disability or Misbehavior?
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

Drawing on the teaching ministry of Jesus, participants discuss signs of attitude issues versus learning disabilities, and responses that honor Read More...

Flexibility in Teaching Approaches
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

How can we change our methods to maximize the learning experience? Jonathan guides participants in considering self-analysis and flexibility in Read More...

Grading Processes and Record Keeping, Part I
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

Jonathan leads a discussion on best practices in grading and record-keeping, stressing that although this is a significant part of Read More...

Grading Processes and Record Keeping, Part II
Publication Date: 2017-01-10 | File type: Audio

Jonathan leads a discussion on best practices in grading and record-keeping, stressing that although this is a significant part of Read More...

Why Do We Serve? (Jonathan Erb)
Publication Date: 2015-12-31 | File type: Audio

Service suggests selflessness and work–even undesirable work. However, we serve because we understand Christ’s sacrifice, his holiness, and his example Read More...

The Five R's: The Service Skills Your Students Need
Publication Date: 2015-12-31 | File type: Audio

Jonathan expands lesson content beyond the three R’s. The academic setting provides a forum for teaching five R’s of service Read More...

Benefitting from Achievement Tests
Publication Date: 2013-08-08 | File type: Audio

What are they? Why should we give them? Jonathan looks at the data and gives a thorough look at achievement Read More...

Acceptance that Empowers
Publication Date: 2013-08-06 | File type: Audio

Acceptance, rejection, and all the complexities with this issue have created a lot of issues in our schools. Jonathan takes Read More...

What Motivates a Child's Behavior?
Publication Date: 2012-08-08 | File type: Audio

Many different factors go into motivating and changing children’s behaviors. Jonathan deals with how to help a child be motivated Read More...

Discerning between Inability and Unwillingness
Publication Date: 2008-08-21 | File type: Audio

Stanley addresses the importance of a clear conscience and calls us to a higher level of integrity. Courtesy Western Fellowship Read More...

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