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 […]
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 […]
We had another great season of English Camps and Outdoor Adventure Camps in Europe, Eurasia, Asia, and South America. Here is a quick overview and a few pictures of some of our camps.
See every subject and textbook through the lenses of God’s character and authority.
“It’s just an astonishing movement of the Holy Spirit around the world, prodding and probing, and the result is we have this outburst of interest in education.” TeachBeyond President George Durance offered that observation in a recent interview on Mission Network News. He was commenting on the increased interest around the world in quality, values-based […]
When teachers get together to share ideas, their students benefit. When those ideas focus on gospel-driven transformational education, the benefit is eternal. Carl Miller, who recently attended TeachBeyond’s Transformational Education Conference in the Philippines, came away from the conference with a new appreciation for how teachers can let God work through them to bring transformation […]
The long-awaited pre-1990 alumni reunion weekend, July 1 to 3, 2016 was beginning! With much excitement, anticipation, and questions, we rounded the corner and walked towards a group of people. Over the past weeks conversations at our home had been, “These ‘kids’ are in their late 40’s, but in my mind they are still 18! Will […]
FATEB Kinshasa Academy, our partner school in the Democratic Republic of Congo, finished its first year of Kindergarten class with a school celebration thanking the Lord for the great opportunity to transform the lives of students and parents. FKA will be adding a first-grade class in September and teachers hope to welcome many new students. […]
God did amazing things through “The Amazing Race – Quest Edition” held recently in Brazil.
Everyone has their own school history. For some, schools, classrooms, peers, teachers, or other contexts such as their biological family, have not been safe places. To offer a Christian environment, we seek to understand the environment of our own classrooms, and how our own history and presence contributes to this in healthy or unhealthy ways. […]