motivation

Start with Why (Kyle Stoltzfus)

Contributor: Kyle Stoltzfus | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Newsletters, websites, and brochures. Oh my. The digital revolution has made a numbing number of channels available for communication. This presentation dives beneath the channels to explore the struc... Read More

Avoiding Overload and Burnout (Arthur Nisly)

Contributor: Arthur Nisly | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

After describing what overload and burnout looks like, this presentation discusses and looks at solutions to common external and internal causes, wrestling with what it means to have appropriate balan... Read More

Serving Within Your Strengths (Merle Herr)

Contributor: Merle Herr | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

Have you ever wondered why you are better at some tasks than others? Part of the answer to this question lies in understanding your strengths and weaknesses in work skills. This session teaches how to... Read More

Getting Children on Board

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

“Come, children. Let’s get those four loads of laundry folded and put away,” said Mother.“Sure, Mom, I’m glad to help. Can I fold the biggest basket?” said no child ever.There ... Read More

Furnish Them with a Gospel Perspective (John D. Martin)

Contributor: John D Martin | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

A call to live and to preach the church as the Kingdom of God today.

Reading Café

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

My first-graders enjoyed hosting a Reading Café where, instead of serving food, we served stories!  This was a fun culmination to our reading classes.  Each first-grader was to choose three sto... Read More

Ten Reasons Students Don’t Like School and What You Can Do About It, Part 2 (Jeremy Sauder)

Contributor: Jeremy Sauder | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Does this sound familiar? First-graders come eager and ready to learn. Middle schoolers refer to school as prison. Seniors are glad they survived. The teacher has power to make or break this pattern, ... Read More

Ten Reasons Students Don’t Like School and What You Can Do About It, Part 1 (Jeremy Sauder)

Contributor: Jeremy Sauder | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Does this sound familiar? First-graders come eager and ready to learn. Middle schoolers refer to school as prison. Seniors are glad they survived. The teacher has power to make or break this pattern, ... Read More

Working with High Needs Students (Stephan Gingerich)

Contributor: Stephan Gingerich | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

Every school has them. The ones the teachers and principal gets to know best. Here is practical help and perspective in relating to the ones who give us our profession.

Can’t He, or Won’t He? (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

When a child doesn't perform according to our expectations, what are some of the root causes? Is the issue we face a problem of the will, a disability, a developed inability, a habit, a lack of traini... Read More