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School Boards with Foresight

Contributor: Paul Bear | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

We need people who understand history to help guide the school, but with God’s help we need to look forward, discovering and presenting solutions for today’s needs. Focusing on the future can be don... Read More

How to to Take Good Notes

Contributor: James A Goering II | File type : Document

Students who take notes in class outperform students who don’t take notes. Studies have shown that students who don’t take notes in class can forget almost half of what the teacher said within 15 ... Read More

Communicating the Gospel with Clarity and Power

Contributor: Mark Horst | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Why is there so much confusion today about what the Gospel is? Why does so much preaching/teaching seem to lack power? From the Scriptures we will examine the importance of preparing the messenger, ... Read More

Does Your School Endorse Learning By Heart?

Contributor: Linford Horst | Length : 36 | File type : Audio

What is the difference between the ability to find information and the ability to recall what you have learned? More than rote memory, Linford recommends that schools work for mastery.

I Hate Grades

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Blog Post

I hate grades. Well, not exactly. I hate the way students (and parents) are conditioned to think about grades in too many cases. A good grade—or at least a passing grade—is often viewed as ... Read More

Is Better Thinking the Answer for Our People?

Contributor: Steven Brubaker | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Can the challenges in conservative Anabaptism be solved by learning to think better? In a class discussion, Steven Brubaker urges Anabaptist teachers not to view their primary task as raising grea... Read More

Keys to a Christian’s Education

Contributor: Andrew Yoder | File type : Article

Andrew offers two keys for going beyond a Christianized version of secular education to give our students useful preparation for their lives as pilgrims and strangers. This article was published in th... Read More

Teaching Social Studies—Going Beyond the Textbook (Lester Burkholder)

Contributor: Lester Burkholder | Length : 77 | File type : Audio

Lester encourages teachers to spark students' imagination and involvement with history. Courtesy Christian Light Education (CLE).

Asking Effective Questions (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 72 | File type : Audio

Why do we ask questions? Jonas discusses the improved engagement and understanding that comes from questions well asked. Courtesy Christian Light Education (CLE).

Brainstorming Blurb

Contributor: Shalom Mennonite School | File type : Teaching Material

A simple mindmap organizer to aid students in the brainstorming process. Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More