Let’s Pray

Contributor: Arlene Birt

“Don’t forget to pray for Monster!” This request was called out just as I was preparing to pray at the end of the school day. I had to think quickly—“Who is Monster?” Then I remembered... Read More

Teacher Evaluation Form

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Document

This document gives helpful categories and vocabulary for assessing teacher performance and classroom success. It can be used for self-assessment, or be modified slightly for an administrator to give ... Read More

Storybook Ideas

Contributor: LaFaye Weaver | File type : Document

A list of recommendations for stories to read or recommend to grades 1 to 6. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Song Leading Tips

Contributor: Wesley Gingrich | File type : Teaching Material

This is a compact overview of some basic understandings needed to lead songs, intended to assist a beginner, or someone unfamiliar with round notes. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Multiplication Flashcards Printout

Contributor: Hans Neufeld | File type : Document

Print this document and cut into flashcards. Eleven sheets, times ten flashcards per sheet. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

What Is Poetry?

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document gives a detailed definition of poetry, one that goes beyond basic considerations of rhyme and meter. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Tasting the Seasons

Contributor: Dorcas Peight | File type : Blog Post

Imagine with me a walk in the woods or along a path in a state park, carrying a foraging basket. You bend to pick a purple violet, marvel at its velvety petals, sniff its sweet scent, and then you... Read More

Lord Willing

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“Tomorrow we don’t have school, because the teachers come to work. Monday when we come back, we have music and library.” This was my end-of-day announcement on March 12, 2020. Little did I k... Read More

How to Make a Book

Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

“I can’t wait ‘til journaling time. We get to start our books!” The class they’ve been anticipating for the past few weeks has now arrived. First grade students will embark on their big ... Read More

Summer Reading Challenge

Contributor: Kendall Myers

Summer offers a welcome break from school, for student and teacher alike. But the extended time off can also work against hard-won academic gains, especially for younger students still learning to rea... Read More