Tests. The very word inspires dread in the heart of many a student. Who among us doesn’t remember sitting at a desk, staring down at a thick packet of paper knowing that how well we remembered the answers to the questions could significantly affect our grade in a given class. The bigger the test, the […]
I don’t like being bored. I don’t like going over and over something I already know. I don’t like it when I go to a workshop to learn something new, but instead I hear something I already know. And I don’t like it when I’m asked to apply what I know in the same way—no […]
Come meet one of our TeachBeyond mobilization team and learn firsthand all about the educational opportunities we have in 30+ countries! Canada: Jan. 25-26 – Sunnybrae Bible Camp/Millar College of the Bible Sunnybrae Campus (Sunnybrae, BC) Jan. 30-Feb. 1 – Missions Fest Vancouver (BC) Feb. 6-8 – Missionfest Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB) United States: Jan. 16-17 […]
As teachers, we all know the importance of helping students develop strong vocabularies. This is true no matter if we are teaching first and second graders or seniors in high school. It is also true across disciplines. In fact, the research shows that there is a strong correlation between increased student vocabulary and greater reading […]
Do you live in Manitoba? Have you worked for TeachBeyond or Janz Team in the past (or the present!)? Come to our 60th anniversary celebration and alumni reunion on September 28, 2014! We’re celebrating our past — and we’re celebrating your faithful service! It has taken a lot of people to bring us to where […]
Our partner schools in Bolivia and Central Asia are about to begin their school year but are in desperate need of additional elementary teachers. If you or somebody you know would be interested in serving for a semester or a year – please contact our mobilization team at email@example.com.
August 9, 2014: Today is our busiest departure day for new members in 2015. We have 10 new members flying out to their assignments in three different countries! Pray for our new members as they adjust to their new living and working situations.
Songs around the campfire. Skits. Fun activities. English lessons and conversation. Talks about Jesus. New friendships….Don’t you just love camp?! We do! We are thankful for the hundreds of short term staff that come each year to serve at English Camps and our other, outdoor camps. And we’re excited about all the camps that are […]
This is an exciting time for our new members as we’ll have over a dozen departing for their overseas assignments this week and 21 (and counting) flying out next week! Please pray for smooth flights and great transitions to their new service locations. Others are still raising financial support and hope to leave soon. Pray […]
Several years ago, at an ACSI school administrator’s conference, I heard ACSI’s regional director for international schools (and former BFA head) Tim Schumann speak about the principle of unstringing your bow. Essentially Dr. Schumann was encouraging school leaders to take the time to step away from the battle—the stress and the busyness that comes with […]