reading

What Is Good Literature?

Contributor: Darrell Hershberger | File type : Article

On a school administrators' email group, Darrell Hershberger posed this question: What makes literature worthwhile? We're working on coming to an answer to this question that will inform our librar... Read More

Seven Creative Ways to Promote Reading

Contributor: Lucinda J Miller | File type : Blog Post

Reading opens the door to academic and career success, imagination, knowledge, understanding of others, compassion, and so much more. As educators, we can give students no greater gift than positi... Read More

Encouraging Good Reading and Writing: Library Considerations

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Curricular

What are the essentials in teaching children to read and write well? In this collection, Jonas offers considerations on literature, the library, and public reading practices.Download this documen... Read More

To Lack Nothing: Why Practice and Teach Spiritual Disciplines?

Contributor: Arlyn Nisly | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Prayer, reading the Bible, fasting, singing: We know these are good things, but how can we stay motivated to do them? How do we teach them to our students when the results often aren't obvious? Arlyn ... Read More

Short Term Mission Trips (Elijah Yoder)

Contributor: Elijah Yoder | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Whether your mission trip is a work project, hands-on evangelism, or for cultural exposure, your experience can be enhanced by several simple actions. Develop the personal disciplines of reading, pray... Read More

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