Does Curriculum Matter? Is the Ladder Leaning Against the Right Wall?

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 30 | File type : Video

In school and at home, children encounter so many influences. Which ones are important? Jonathan urges us to take seriously the influences we place on our children. Each teacher in our school is curri... Read More

Needed: Your Input; Filling Your Role at Your Next Meeting

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 7 | File type : Video

What are meetings for? We don't just gather to drink coffee and work our way through a dry agenda. Meetings are meant for discussion, new ideas, and even conflict, says Philip. But how can we engage w... 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

Remember to STAR: Honing Communication Skills in Reading Class

Contributor: Bethany Peachey | Length : 5 | File type : Video

In reading class, students practice the reading skills that allow them to spend time in a book all by themselves. But reading is not merely a private affair. How can you make reading class an opportun... 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

Components of Classroom Culture

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 62 | File type : Audio

Culture is the "hidden curriculum" or "persona" that shapes and influences every aspect of your classroom. Mr. Hurst focuses on the spiritual, academic, and social aspects of a school and the teacher'... Read More

Discipline: Preventative and Corrective

Contributor: Howard Bean | Length : 62 | File type : Audio

Across the country, discipline problems are the number one reason for teachers leaving the classroom. What are some ways to prevent discipline problems? How can a teacher give effective, corrective di... Read More

Relating to Old Order Amish and Mennonite Donors

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Our churches are blessed with many competent and generous businessmen who play a vital role in funding Kingdom work. Nonprofit organizations who share values held by Amish and Old Order Mennonite dono... Read More

Stronger Together

Contributor: Darrell Nisly | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Supporting agencies, mission boards, administrators, missionaries, and receiving bodies are all important links in the chain to effective ministry. Strong, trusting relationships in this chain are cru... Read More

Building Confidence with Your Support Base

Contributor: Melvin Lehman | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

At the center of the health of a non-profit organization are integrity and trustworthiness. Finances, public relations, and board strength are just a few areas that are tested on occasion in this aren... Read More