Philosophy

Should Christians Study Plato and Aristotle?

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

A man who has not read Homer is like a man who has not seen the ocean. There is a great object of which he has no idea.  -Walter Bagehot Homer, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle and other classical ... Read More

Promote Excellence: A Christian View

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 3 | File type : Audio

If the purpose of your school is to bring people to Christ, why worry about academics? Matt challenges this view, and calls us to see Christian education as excellent education. This excerpt wa... Read More

History Workshops Part 1

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

What are the reasons that we study history? What is history? Is it what happened or what we think happened? How do we dig through bias and teach what really happened? Also, discover a few fascinating ... Read More

History Workshops Part 2

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

What are the reasons that we study history? What is history? Is it what happened or what we think happened? How do we dig through bias and teach what really happened? Also, discover a few fascinating ... Read More

History Workshops Part 3

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 50 | File type : Audio

What are the reasons that we study history? What is history? Is it what happened or what we think happened? How do we dig through bias and teach what really happened? Also, discover a few fascinating ... Read More

Seven Important Topics to Discuss by Doug Kauffman

Contributor: | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

Effectively governing the school means more than keeping the bills paid and the fires put out. Even hiring teachers every year isn't all. Doug raises seven questions that school boards should consider... Read More

Four Classic Books for a Teacher’s Summer

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Blog Post

As your school year ends, it’s a good time to think about how you can grow in preparation for next year. Reading, of course, is a valuable catalyst for growth. Last year, I wrote a post on summer re... Read More

The Basis of Discipleship: God’s Word is Relevant Now

Contributor: Wilmer Horst | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you teach about the variety among world religions? How do you address current events? Wilmer shares his confidence in the effectiveness of God's word to train young people to be disciples. ... Read More

Psychology That Will Harm Us (Melvin Burkholder)

Contributor: Melvin Burkholder | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

What is psychology? How does it touch our daily lives, as persons, or as teachers? What benefits does it offer? What dangers does it pose? The purpose of this topic is to help us think right about a s... Read More

Outline 37 Essay

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Teaching Material

An essay assignment for students to identify modern ideas that have their roots in Enlightenment thought. Download this document or read it below. ... Read More