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The Summer Bucket List for the Teacher

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

At the end of a school term, I sent off my students with a list of fifty tasks to complete over the summer. Certainly they were all optional, and some were more educational than others. This year,... Read More

A Prayer During COVID-19: The Speed of Grace

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Blog Post

Oh Lord, My life has been a constant state of rushing, from one thing to the next. On the Appalachian Trail, when we were supposed to be “getting away from it all,” I was constantly pushing... Read More

Worksheet 1.5 Counting

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Teaching Material

A music worksheet where students write the number of beats under each note and rest. They also are shown the difference in slurs, ties, and phrase marks. Download this worksheet now or read it belo... Read More

Music Worksheet 1.5 Answer Key

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Teaching Material

An answer key for music worksheet 1.5 created by Nolan Martin. In this worksheet, students write the number of beats under each note and rest. They also are shown the difference in slurs, ties, and ph... Read More

Be Still

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

Recently, I became aware of how deeply I fear not having enough time to do all that needs to be done at school along with fulfilling responsibilities at home. This fear creates tension in my soul, wea... Read More

Refreshments Will Be Served

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

 “Refreshments will be served.”  Sometimes we hear this announced in regards to a meeting or event.  Refreshments are not something I’m very good at. I don’t always think ahead, or I wonder... Read More

Less is More

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

Sometimes less is more. Usually on Saturdays I dance to the background tune of “see how much you can get done today.”  It is a wearisome song and wears me out both emotionally and physical... Read More

Restful Breaks

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

Likely every teacher eagerly anticipates Christmas vacation and other breaks, just as their students do.  A favorite memory of this past Christmas break is when I spent most of the day alone at our l... Read More

Sabbatical Policy

Contributor: Pilgrim Christian School | File type : Document

Pilgrim Christian School maintains a sabbatical policy that allows staff members to take leave after six years of service. This document details expectations and compensation for such sabbaticals. Co... Read More