How to Love the Troubled Student

Contributor: Judith Yoder | File type : Article

I worked with a troubled student for two years. This dear girl came from a troubled home. Her parents were going through a divorce. Not only that, she also was suddenly caught in the midst of Mennon... Read More

Asking Questions In Discipline (Anthony Hurst)

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 60 | File type : Audio

Asking questions can help win the heart of the child and show him what he has done wrong. But some questions lead to confusion and frustration. We will discuss the how, when, and why’s of these quest... Read More

Exercising Loving Firmness (Marcus Kauffman)

Contributor: Marcus Kauffman | Length : 34 | File type : Audio

"Lack of balance impedes success." Mr. Kauffman shares personal stories to help us see the importance of being filled with mercy and truth as we teach our students.

Building Life-Long Skills: Using a Classroom Financial System

Contributor: Chester Weaver | Length : 9 | File type : Video

How do you manage the little infractions that test your classroom discipline? How do you organize school chores? Teach money management skills? Choose year-end gifts?Chester Weaver describes the m... Read More

Discipline: Preventive and Corrective (grades 3 and up) Howard Bean

Contributor: Howard Bean | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Across the country, discipline problems are the number one reason for teachers leaving the classroom. What are some ways to prevent discipline problems? How can a teacher give effective, corrective di... Read More

Cross-cultural Classroom Management Handout

Amy Zimmerman

This document outlines ideas and reminders for managing a cross-cultural classroom, and accompanies Amy Zimmerman's Teachers' Week workshop on that topic.Download this document or read it below. ... Read More

Education That Builds Character

Contributor: Howard Bean | Length : 50 | File type : Audio

What sort of parent and teacher must I be in order to form character in my children and students? Howard examines the personal qualities and practices of those who lead children in the steps of Jesus.... Read More

Loving Children as Fathers and Mothers

Contributor: Dale Eby | Length : 53 | File type : Audio

The teacher stands in loco parentis, says Dale; while the child is in school, we stand in the place of the child's parents to love and instruct. How can we better implement some of the things we know ... Read More

Enjoying School, Delighting in God: Classroom Culture

Contributor: Joseph Shantz | Length : 6 | File type : Video

What kind of classroom culture do you want? Joey Shantz wants his 7th graders to enjoy, rather than dread, learning. The classroom, he says, can be a fun, motivating place where students began to ... Read More

How can I maintain a disciplined classroom with students from undisciplined homes?

Contributor: Brian Martin | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Students bring minds bent towards sin and hearts hurt by a fallen world. In this video, three educators discuss the power of clear guidelines to bring students security and discipline. The three spe... Read More