curriculum

Biology Syllabus

Contributor: Brian J Martin | File type : Curricular

In this overview, Brian describes the goals for a course using A Beka's 10th grade Biology text. He includes methods, procedures, and expectations. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Learning How to Learn: How Kindergarten Prepares Students for First Grade

Contributor: Kayla Yoder | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Every spring, 5- and 6-year-olds file into the first grade classroom at Elida Mennonite School. They are here for kindergarten, their introduction to the world of classroom learning. What can they lea... Read More

Why Should We Teach Government?

Contributor: Arlyn Nisly | File type : Article

Image by Ann Dixon via Pixabay In a recent email exchange, David Yoder asked, “What would be your response to a student asking about why we as an Anabaptist, largely non-politically involved, sc... Read More

Girls and Math: How Going beyond the Rules Helps Students Engage with Math

Contributor: Rolin Martin | Length : 9 | File type : Video

You can teach math in two ways, notes Rolin. Math can be presented as a series of rules that produce reliable results, or as a set of concepts that explain much about the world. Much of our math te... Read More

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 starts Get 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