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Children Thrive on Routines: The Power of Rhythms for Individualized Classrooms

Contributor: Marla Bear | Length : 8 | File type : Video

One of the advantages of individualized curricula is that children can work at their own pace. But that flexibility can also become a student's enemy, suggests Marla. She firmly believes that elementa... Read More

It Can Be Done: Preparing for a School Leadership Transition

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Download the video or download audio only Years before he stepped down from leading Tidings of Peace Christian School, Clayton worked with the school board to initiated a transition plan. In this c... Read More

Line by Line: Memorization as a Daily Rhythm

Contributor: Bethany Peachey | Length : 3 | File type : Video

Memorizing poetry: It's a good thing to do, but where in your already full schedule can you add it? Bethany shares how she takes advantage of little moments throughout the day to build students' aware... Read More

The Satisfaction of Learning: Affirmation, Correction, and Guiding Students to Discovery

Contributor: Kyla Mast | Length : 3 | File type : Video

How do you respond to a student's mistake? What do you do when you ask a question, and the student comes up empty? Kyla believes that we should share corrections in ways that make students more confid... Read More

To Grow as a Teacher, Embrace the Unusual

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 5 | File type : Audio

How can you become a better teacher? In Intentional Growth, Melvin explores a range of steps you can take to develop your understanding and your ability to communicate. In this excerpt, he highlig... Read More

Faithful to the End: A Web Meeting for Administrators and High School Students

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Video

On April 24, a group of teachers and school leaders met to discuss: How can teachers support struggling students at a distance? How can you and a disappointing school year positively? What does th... Read More

Why Meet? How Effective Meetings Can Build Your School Culture

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 9 | File type : Video

What's the point of a group of staffers sitting in a room, working through a meeting agenda? Why do board members need to gather? Are meetings just inefficient ways for people to avoid emailing each... 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

Best Practices for Distance Teaching During COVID-19 (Webinar)

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 33 | File type : Video

In this recorded Zoom meeting, three teachers discuss their schools' approaches to the challenges of the shutdown. Download the video or download audio only From the meeting chat: What is the b... Read More

CASBI 2020 Panel Discussion

Contributor: Linford Horst | Length : 67 | File type : Audio

In a heartfelt discussion, panelists explore current issues in Anabaptist schools: How does technology affect our children, and what we can do about it? How much should we pay teachers? What can we do... Read More
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