relationships

Communicating Well from the Beginning

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

Communication can make or break your school year. From the onset, you want to be intentional on communicating your expectations to your students and patrons as well as hearing their expectations, ... Read More

Be Respectful and Break It Down

Contributor: Darlene Diem | File type : Blog Post

There is an attribute that lubricates relationships and mechanics of home and classroom. It allows learning to flourish and exhausting power battles to diminish. The word itself sounds austere, ye... Read More

What We’d Like Our Teachers to Hear

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

On a quest to hear from young people and understand our Christian schools’ strengths and weaknesses, I recently conducted a survey of youth in Mennonite high schools, asking them what they would... Read More

What is Bullying? And Does it Happen Here?

Contributor: Shari Zook

A study in questions “And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” Matth... Read More

Peace Deployed

Contributor: Edsel Burdge | Length : 54 | File type : Audio

We all want peace in ourselves and in others around us. How can we nuture attitudes and practices for peace?

Peaceful Classrooms: What Are The Ingredients and Why Do They Matter?

Contributor: Sheldon Kauffman | Length : 57 | File type : Audio

Peace is something that we all desire around us. How can we spread peace around us in the everyday routines of our classrooms?

Peace Defined

Contributor: Edsel Burdge | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

What are the theological and spiritual foundations for peace?

How Do I Make Them Feel?

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“Forty-one students?  How do you expect me to teach 41?”  complained the first-grade teacher in her students’ hearing. How did this make them feel?  Some children felt unwanted, and ma... Read More

Sketch of a Servant Teacher: Students of the Master

Contributor: Travis Zook | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

Teaching, at its core, is built on service. These four areas are vital to serve successfully in the classroom: Who are you? Who are you serving? How will you be serving? What keeps you serving? The fi... Read More

Teaching and Dating, Boarding, and Socializing

Contributor: Joel Schrock | Length : 31 | File type : Audio

How does teaching combine with the rest of life?
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