motivation

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

Be a Table Knife

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

Ever hear a student complain that they’ll never use the algebra they’re struggling through? Or that diagrams in language arts have nothing to do with real life? The next time you hear statements... Read More

Strategies for Motivation

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | File type : Blog Post

The topic of motivation excites me a good deal more than procedures, rules, and other necessary-but-dry aspects of running a classroom. Here are three motivational strategies for any classroom: ... Read More

Intentional Service Brings Fulfillment to Teaching

Contributor: Carol Burkholder | Length : 4 | File type : Audio

We maintain long-term enthusiasm in our classroom by seeing teaching as a ministry, not just a job. When we choose to focus on serving our students rather than on what we can get out of teaching, our... Read More