communication

What Parents Want Most from Teachers

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

What parents want most from teachers. Hm. Is this even a thing?Isn’t this like asking what a woman wants in a man? (The correct answer is: Which woman?)Some parents like a relaxed classroom,... Read More

Cultivating Healthy Class Discussions

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Blog Post

Stimulating, productive discussions are among the most rewarding classroom experiences for both teachers and students. But making them happen can be challenging. I’m not sure which is worse: the... Read More

Encouraging People in the Field (Panel Discussion)

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Missionaries often face discouragement. How can we encourage them, thus enhancing their ministries and their potential for long term service?

Commitment, Tough Love, and Unflinching Tenacity in Working with Troubled Children (Brian Martin)

Contributor: Brian Martin | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

How can I overcome relational and communication blocks that exists between myself and a struggling young person? Is there hope for the youth of today? Serious consequences are on the horizon for Ameri... Read More

Language Learning–Is it Worth It?

Contributor: CS | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Why is it so important to communicate well in the language of the people you are ministering to? In what ways is language learning intrinsically a part of effective ministry that bears long-lasting fr... Read More

Connecting with Your Support Base (Jon Stoltzfus)

Contributor: Jon Stoltzfus | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

Presenting your ministry to the public is an important part of your ministry. Whether through newsletters, brochures, or presentations, it is important to share information that is up to date and accu... Read More

Serving the Servants: the Role of the Board in Supporting Leaders (Wes King)

Contributor: Wesley King | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Mission boards, school boards, and ministry boards sit in meetings and make decisions. Is that all they do? Have they completed their responsibility when the meeting has adjourned? The board must prov... Read More

Classroom Management in Cross Cultural Classroom (Amy Zimmerman)

Contributor: Amy Zimmerman | Length : 55 | File type : Audio

Classroom management takes discernment in any classroom, but when the children do not come from the same culture as you, this becomes even more difficult. This presentation looks at a variety of metho... Read More

Start with Why (Kyle Stoltzfus)

Contributor: Kyle Stoltzfus | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Newsletters, websites, and brochures. Oh my. The digital revolution has made a numbing number of channels available for communication. This presentation dives beneath the channels to explore the struc... Read More

Identifying and Developing your Strengths: As Good Stewards (Howard Lichty)

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

As a teacher, many wonderful resources are available. Where do I begin? One of the most helpful resources you can get are the people you teach with. Seek advice and give advice. Listen to this present... Read More