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The Art of Noticing Your Students

Contributor: Dorcas Peight | File type : Blog Post

I was a very green first-year teacher when I stumbled upon a helpful assumption about human nature. It seemed to me that neither the students nor the teacher could do our best work when we felt lo... Read More

Prayer of the Teacher

Contributor: Dorcas Peight | File type : Blog Post

Not a Good Day “The directions say I am supposed to find fourteen adverbs in this story,” she said. “I only found three of them, two not’s and one very.” I was tired of this day and of... Read More

Behind the Mask

Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

“Good morning…uh…uh…uh,” I said to the girl coming down the hall. Her mask was over her nose. Her hood covered her head so only her eyes peeked out. Who is the girl behind the mask? “U... Read More

Preschool Preview

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

When four- and five-year-old children think about school, what do they imagine? Do the smatterings they hear from older siblings, cousins, and friends give them a fun picture or a bleak one? I was... Read More

Attitude Adjustment

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

Bop! “I need an attitude adjustment,” Loren announced, as he hit himself on the head to give the adjustment. “I smell your attitude, and it’s stinky!” Rachel informed her older sister... Read More

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

Letter to My Father

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

Faithfulness, Part III Clayton Shenk founded Tidings of Peace Christian School in York, PA, and led the school for 24 years. In 2019, he passed the leadership of the school to his son, Austin. Sh... Read More

Climbing inside His Skin

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Blog Post

“Who is my neighbor?” When the lawyer tempting Him asked this question, Jesus responded with the story of the Good Samaritan. A man was robbed, beaten, and left for dead. A priest and a Levit... Read More

How Do I Make Them Feel?

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“Forty-one students?  How do you expect me to teach 41?”  complained the first-grade teacher in her students’ hearing. How did this make them feel?  Some children felt unwanted, and ma... Read More

The Age of the iChristian: Finding Our Way Through the Maze of Technology

Contributor: John Coblentz | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

What is the most important thing you will do in life? How do we think about what we love in the current age?