After three years of preparation, the first official three-day Godly Play Core Training event saw eight trainees graduate as fully-fledged Godly Play storytellers in October, 2013.
If you live in Manitoba, consider coming to one of our fall meetings! Not only will you get a good meal, but you’ll be inspired by how God is using TeachBeyond in 32 countries and counting.
Evaluation, grading, and assessment are an integral part of our vocation as teachers. So much of what we do revolves around, or is influenced by, our assessment and evaluation practices. I that it makes sense for us to examine these practices in light of a Biblical view of teaching and learning. In their book, A […]
The North American leadership meetings, held in Chicago in early October, have come and gone. Now we’re in the praying, further planning, and implementation stage. Note: It’s always the praying stage.
“There’s no such thing as a stupid question.” Really? Teachers often say this familiar line as a way to invite their students to ask whatever is on their mind – which, as we all know, can be a minefield. However, our focus in this On Practice is not on student questions, but on teacher-directed questions. As teachers, […]
The TeachBeyond North American leadership has been meeting for the past week in Chicago to talk about strategy, to evaluate where we are, and to plan for the future. Sometimes, though, it’s more than just a lot of talk and strategizing. Look who got together: all these guys were coaches at one time or another […]
From a teacher in Europe: We who are safe forget the risks some take to bring Christ to the nations. Some of my boarding students were recounting stories of how their parents are working in difficult and, in some cases, dangerous situations. They are facing political turmoil, the aftermath of natural disasters, and/or religious persecution […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about community lately. It’s something we all need — something for which we were created. It’s one of the many ways we reflect the image of our Creator. As John Donne said, “No man is an island unto himself.” And yet, as one of my mentors told me years ago, […]
Sharing Ideas and Resources As a TeachBeyond community, we all have access to different educational ideas and resources, but we really haven’t had an effective forum to share them with each other. We’d like to change that. I’m not sure how this will eventually look, but while we’re exploring our options, I’d like to open […]
Who could imagine that this would be the third straight year we would be taking a team, sponsored by TeachBeyond, back to Moldova to share the Gospel and run an English Language Camp for teens?