motivation

Tools for Classroom Management

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

Motivation My sixth-grade teacher pulled me into the hall for a conversation. “I know you can do better than this. These pages are sloppy and this is not your best work,” she said. The workb... Read More

The Good Things of This Time: Guiding Lower-Elementary Learning at Home

Contributor: Anna Zehr | Length : 21 | File type : Video

How do teachers maintain human contact with their students during the shutdown? How can relationships grow during enforced separation? What are some tips for using Zoom effectively? How can students... Read More

Equipping for the Kingdom

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Elementary grades establish elementary academic concepts. What of the years beyond?How should our schools be equipping scholars with vision and skills for Kingdom work?

Candyland Land Game Door Décor

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Curricular

Decorate your classroom door with a Candy Land theme! Scroll down for a description of how Karen used this to motivate academic achievement. Karen incorporated the theme into classroom management... Read More

Bookworm Reading Tracker Theme

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Curricular

With this classroom theme, students write a bit about books they have read on a worm segment. Karen has each student tell the class about the book before adding their segment to the bookworm. A pat... Read More

Accomodating Special Needs in the Classroom

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Almost every school has a few students who need extra help and tutoring, yet many of our schools do not have the staff or special resources available for these students. Rather than just let them slip... Read More

Little Stewards, Big Consequences

Contributor: Lyle Musser | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

Stewardship applies to everyone who has God-given resources at their disposal. Students of all ages must learn to be responsible stewards of the time, talent, and treasure entrusted to them by God. Th... Read More

Succeeding in Art Class

Contributor: Charity Nolt | Length : 34 | File type : Audio

How can you, and your students, succeed in art? Charity offers inspiration and practical ideas for avoiding the traps and achieving your goals.

Teaching that Inspires

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

An inspired teacher often will cause the phenomenon of inspired students. Perhaps we could try to be more inspiring for our students…but how?

Education’s Purpose

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | File type : Blog Post

I have long been fascinated with Booker T. Washington and his methods of education as displayed at the Tuskegee Institute in the late 19th century. Washington firmly believed that education, espec... Read More