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Cultivating Wisdom from Literature (Lyndon Hartman)

Contributor: Lyndon Hartman | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Studying quality literature influences how you live life from that day forward. You may gain knowledge, inspiration, warning, or motivation. Teachers can explore literary themes with students and demo... Read More

Cultivating Wisdom from Literature (Anthony Hurst)

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Studying quality literature in?uences how you live life from that day forward. You may gain knowledge, inspiration, warning, or motivation. Teachers can explore literary themes with students and demon... Read More

Cultivating Wisdom from Literature (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Studying quality literature in?uences how you live life from that day forward. You may gain knowledge, inspiration, warning, or motivation. Teachers can explore literary themes with students and demon... Read More

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

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

Laying a Solid Pre-School Foundation

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Document

How should parents prepare their children for school (and life in general)? How does a school assess whether a child is ready to enroll in first grade? Jonas offers this list of preparation goals. ... Read More

Read with a Plan

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 2 | File type : Audio

You know that reading is a path of growth. But what kind of reading will benefit your teaching the most? Develop a plan, says Melvin, and read with intention.This clip is taken from Melvin... Read More

Developing Speaking Skills Across The Curriculum (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Sometimes students can learn to express clearly articulated thoughts better in settings that are not formally called “public speaking." We will consider ways to develop students' oral skills as they... Read More

Learning By Stories (Chester Weaver)

Contributor: Chester Weaver | Length : 66 | File type : Audio

Stories are engaging, retention-helping, and humanizing. You will hear why stories are so valuable, be encouraged to do teacher story-telling, and experience stories!

Building Fluency: How We Use the Barton System

Contributor: Yvonne King | Length : 7 | File type : Video

How does the Barton System enable small schools and tutors to improve students' fluency in reading and writing? Katie Groff and Yvonne King discuss the strengths of Barton and how their schools impl... Read More