As teachers, we often give verbal clues in class to encourage students to record the information that we deem important. Unfortunately, rather than listening carefully to the information presented, actively synthesizing this information, and recording the key concepts and ideas along with unfamiliar terminology, students often simply try to write down everything they hear. Far […]
What does the theory of transformational education look like in a class of 8-year-olds – or any grade? Here are some principles to help you.
From a teacher in Africa: Zee simply blesses you with her presence. She entered second grade shy, somewhat reserved, and very compliant. Over the last several weeks, though, she has blossomed into a child that exudes a contagious joy. She grew up in an orphanage, but now is a foster child living with one of the […]
From a teacher in West Africa: A group of us foreign teachers played a soccer match against some of our school’s national staff. The majority of our national workers are from a Muslim background, so it was an awesome time to show unity and God’s love. What an opportunity to begin making friends. Along […]
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.
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?
A Word From the Principal How’s our little flock doing, nine months from last fall? The younger students are becoming more independent. They show great progress in both languages and spend an amazing time playing during recess putting their creativity into organizing new games. Everybody is having fun!