Teaching Content to Language Learners: Creating Order in (what feels like) Chaos

Teaching content to a classroom with diverse language proficiencies can feel overwhelming. We feel the pressure for our language learners (ELs) to gain more vocabulary, increase their linguistic complexity, and eliminate errors – all while they learn the class material! Here is some background information that will help you implement Jessica Weaver’s suggestions from a […]



Developing a Sticky Faith

One of the books that has significantly influenced the way that I think about Christian education is Sticky Faith by Dr. Kara Powell and Dr. Chap Clark. The book is based on a longitudinal research project asking: why are so many young people—who would claim an active Christian faith position when they leave high school–unable […]




Special Featured Five

Here are five job openings that need to be filled now. TeachBeyond Employment Services Officer Dowers Grove, IL, USA We are seeking an Employment Services Officer to serve in our suburban Chicago office. This person will be responsible for supporting TeachBeyond members by administering several employment-related tasks. It is an important, full-time role for someone […]


Pray For Peace In The DRC

“They want reform. They want change. They need jobs, education and so on.  It’s very basic living issues that are driving the unrest,”  said TeachBeyond President George Durance about the rioting in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Civil unrest began in early October when DRC President Joseph Kabila postponed elections for two years. George was interviewed on Mission Network […]