curriculum

Fifty Years of Ministry

Contributor: Merna Shank | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

What was Sanford Shank’s vision when he founded Christian Light Publications in 1969? How has the ministry of Christian Light reached around the world in recent years? Hear and see how God has blesse... Read More

Science Curriculum Ideas

Contributor: Daniel Rutt | File type : Curricular

The exchange below occurred in Spring 2019 in a school administrators' email group. Travis Rutt Would anyone be willing to share curriculum ideas in science? Right now we are using BJU but our editi... Read More

History, Inspiration, and How-To: Teaching Art in a Multi-Grade Classroom

Contributor: Rebecca Beiler | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Rebecca hoped to train her students in art technique while introducing them to art history and concepts—but she didn't want to create every lesson from scratch. In this video, she talks about the wa... Read More

Resources and Ideas for the Special Ed Classroom

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | File type : Curricular

In part one, Becky lists a series of tools and techniques that you may find helpful in teaching children with learning disabilities. In part two, she adds curricula and activities from a number of pub... Read More

Planning Ahead for Art

Contributor: Becky Sue Kreider | File type : Curricular

When should I start planning ahead for my art classes?  A. Plan ahead before school startsGet enough art ideas together for most of the year.Make an example of each one. Note any pre... Read More

What Do They Need to Know? Focusing Instruction with Learning Maps

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you decide what you will require students to learn? In English and math, these decisions are usually made by your curriculum, says Anthony. But there are so many things to learn in science clas... Read More

The Math They See, the Math They Use: Demonstrating Concepts with Math Manipulatives

Contributor: Piper Burdge | Length : 16 | File type : Video

In math, we expect students to memorize steps and learn processes with the hope that they will understand the concepts as they use them. But this last step—understanding—often never happens, say P... Read More

Advice for selecting curriculum

Contributor: James E. Gochnauer

Written in a letter to other administrators, Mr. Gochnauer gives helpful advice for selecting curriculum from his "own mistakes and (the) first-hand experience of living through the mistakes of others... Read More

Why We Teach World Cultures and Geography

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | Length : 4 | File type : Video

In 11th and 12th grade, students at Maranatha Christian School study world cultures and geography. Peter Goertzen explains why the school values the course, and why they choose it at this level over... Read More

What Summer Can Do

Contributor: Leon Troyer | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Summer: Time to be outside, focusing on something other than the next day's classes. But fall, and the first days of school, will be here soon. Leon shares how he made lesson planning less overwhe... Read More