School culture

Invisible?

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“We must be invisible!” my sister and I said to each other when a truck pulled out right in front of us as we were traveling. We did feel invisible – didn’t the driver see us? I wonder if ... 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

Creating a Culture of Gratitude

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

In the black of before-six one morning, I woke riveted by a thought. I grew up in a culture of gratitude. At home, at church, at school, I always heard, “Thank you.” Thank you for what You... Read More

Navigating Transition Times

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

Every object, said Mr. Newton, tends to remain at rest, or to continue in a straight line until compelled to change by external forces. The same is true of children, who have an inordinate fondnes... Read More

Children Have a Right to be Educated?

Contributor: Kyle Lehman | File type : Blog Post

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Golden Rule Hunts

Contributor: John Swartz | File type : Curricular

Hunt down applications of the Golden Rule! This lesson plan was developed as "Situation 1" in the 1970's to aid Manheim Christian School teachers train their students in kingdom values. It includes su... Read More

Loving Our Friends

Contributor: Mannheim Christian Day School | File type : Curricular

"Loving Our Friends" helps teachers incorporate Galatians 6:1-3 in the school culture. This is "Situation 2" in Manheim Christian School's Kingdom Values series from the 1970's. It includes suggested ... Read More

Administration Image Questionnaire

Contributor: Jason Crouch / Bourbon Christian School | File type : Document

This questionaire was designed to be filled out by school staff members. It invites staff members to rate the administrator on 28 specific points, with space at the bottom for extended response. Cour... Read More

Goals of the Teacher

Contributor: Ed Gish | Length : 125 | File type : Audio

Ed shares important goals for teachers and communities, and several attendees summarize their small group discussions on educational goals. Courtesy FBEP.

Involving Homeschool Students

Contributor: Ed Gish | Length : 58 | File type : Audio

Homeschooling, a popular method of education, can strengthen as well as challenge our communities. Ed explores some attitudes to avoid on the parts of homeschool families as well as school administrat... Read More