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Can These Bones Live? Finding the Life in the Subjects

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 33 | File type : Video

The call of the school: Connecting the heart of the subject, the student, and the teacher. How can teachers as artists stimulate growth in their pupils as they engage God's world together through any... Read More

Motivating the Lethargic

Contributor: Derek Overholt | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

Lethargic: stuck-in-the-mud indifference; apathy. Motivate: to prod to action; to cause to desire change. How do we move from one to the other?

Music Workshops Part 1

Contributor: Matt Derstine | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

What are some reasons for teaching music in our schools? Come explore the ingredients for good music. What is the determining factor in what makes music good or bad?

Music Workshops Part 2

Contributor: Matt Derstine | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

What are some reasons for teaching music in our schools? Come explore the ingredients for good music. What is the determining factor in what makes music good or bad?

Music Workshops Part 3

Contributor: Matt Derstine | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

What are some reasons for teaching music in our schools? Come explore the ingredients for good music. What is the determining factor in what makes music good or bad?

Stories that Teach

Contributor: Jim Morrison | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

Let’s look at stories that teach lessons. There are stories out there that do seem to entertain, but not really teach. What kind of stories can we use that help our teaching program?

Finding Ways to Get Them Excited: Going beyond the Lecture with Objects and Color

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 6 | File type : Video

You've taught the lesson. Your students have learned the parts of speech, the parts of government, or the parts of a tooth. But have they learned? Will they use the information? Do they want to know m... Read More

Incorporating a Missions Perspective

Contributor: Renee George | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do reading, math, and geography classes prepare workers in the kingdom? Renee reflects on the perspective her time in Ghana gave her on teaching school. ... Read More

Activities That Create Sustainable Motivation

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | Length : 6 | File type : Video

How do you keep your students motivated to learn? Erikson cautions against relying too much on external rewards systems or opportunities for silliness. Instead, he recommends activities that teach lif... Read More

You have influence. How are you using it?

Contributor: Jeff Swanson | Length : 4 | File type : Video

If you are a teacher, says Jeff, you have great influence. Are you making the most of it? Jeff discusses personal habits and teaching practices that allow us to effectively inspire students to pursu... Read More