This issue of OnPractice is taking a slightly different format than normal as we hear from one of our school leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Heritier Fima will share with us his perspective on what Transformational Education looks like. A complete transcript (in English) can be found after the video. I want […]
We teach who we are. As Christians, we should allow the Bible to shape our identity, relationships, priorities, etc. If scripture changes us, then the way we teach should also change. Therefore, we should “aspire to ‘incarnate’ the biblical vision, living it out in the day to day interactions of the classroom.” A helpful way […]
We just celebrated St Patrick’s Day, which reminded me that several years ago a provocatively entitled book upset conventional wisdom. It was Thomas Cahill’s, How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe. Those of us with an Irish heritage didn’t […]
Here are tools that teachers can use to help students develop intellectual virtues.
Here are four questions I ask myself while planning activities that use play to teach.
We had a team of faithful east Africans serving in a variety of ways
We need more teams and individuals for English Camps in 2017. Would you consider helping us — or sharing these needs with your friends? Time is running out, so pray for us as we look for people to staff our camps. And…if you are interested: Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information about […]
Five jobs where teacher certification is not required.
For the Christian educator, be that person a teacher or leader, the primary goal of teaching and learning is to present everyone mature in Christ. Christian education fosters maturity in Christ, preparing students for both life beyond school and eternity, for honouring and glorifying God. The first Scriptural underpinning for this is the Great Commission. […]
Do you want to make an impact in missions through education? We invite you to learn, dream, and pray with us during the coming months as we share specific opportunities for you to serve with TeachBeyond. Every two weeks, we will be highlighting five unique positions at our schools and projects around the world. We […]