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Jonny and the Pencil: An Object Lesson on Letting Jesus Help

Contributor: Lucinda J Kinsinger | File type : Blog Post

The most memorable object lesson I heard as a child was told to me by an old preacher with a gray beard. I don’t remember the preacher’s name, but I remember his story. It went something like ... Read More

Literature Test Of Places Unit 2

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | File type : Teaching Material

A test for eighth grade Abeka Literature, unit 2. Students are tested on literature stories and poetry centered around school. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Literature Test Of Places Unit 3

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | File type : Teaching Material

A test for eighth grade Abeka Literature, unit 3. Students are tested on literature stories and poetry centered around the neighborhood. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Art: Techniques for Aging Your Characters

Contributor: Nadia Gura | Length : 29 | File type : Audio

Do you have trouble finding age-appropriate models? Are you looking for techniques to age a model or make him or her appear younger? Learn the visual clues that help illustrate the aging process. We w... Read More

The Deacons Choice

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 27 | File type : Audio

When people oppose us, we may be tempted to defend ourselves by judging them. Leroy takes us with his family on a journey of reconciliation and new-found respect..

What Is Storytelling and Why Does It Change People?

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

To be human is to hear and tell stories. In this session, we will look at specific elements of storytelling with examples and analysis. 

Finding and Refining Your Story

Contributor: Leroy Hershberger | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

The oyster’s irritant gives way to a pearl. We’ll focus in this session on locating your story and shaping it in beauty. 

Education Is a Gateway: The Story of Elida Mennonite School

Contributor: Lyndon Hartman | Length : 8 | File type : Video

Born in the year of D-Day and V-E Day, Elida Mennonite School is one of the oldest private schools still operated by conservative Anabaptists. Lyndon describes how the Mennonite community built the sc... Read More

Why Teach Literature? by Jonas Sauder

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

What is the value of teaching classic literature to children? Jonas explains that with literature, students connect to reality in a way they might not through other disciplines--and offers extended se... Read More

Show Them, Tell Them: Techniques to Communicate the Stories of the Bible

Contributor: Yvonne King | Length : 25 | File type : Video

It's Bible story time, so you reach for the Bible story book. Will your students engage with the message? Will they understand how the people of the story felt? By learning the story so well that y... Read More