communication

Communicating Clearly

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

Effective Oratory

Some people can say in 5 minutes what other people say in 15 minutes. Enough said.

Listening Well

Often if you stop and really listen, you can hear more than you might first guess. Listening to students, parents, and co-teachers is important and must be done with wisdom.

Communicating Well from the Beginning

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

Communication can make or break your school year. From the onset, you want to be intentional on communicating your expectations to your students and patrons as well as hearing their expectations, ... Read More

The Age of the iChristian: Identifying the Traps

Contributor: John Coblentz | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

Technology has given us many blessings in life. However, what are some of the negative consequences in this digital age?

I? You? Us?

Contributor: Aaron Derstine | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Team rules decree that the board, parents, and teachers are on the same team. Will they be able to perform together?

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

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