Teaching Beyond

Beth[1] taught a world history class. When she came to the section…

We Pursue Transformation

The first of four TeachBeyond principles for Transformational Education helps us know where to go and how to get there: “We pursue transformation which aligns with God’s creative design while trusting the Spirit for complete transformation into the image of Christ.”

Creating a Yearly Curriculum Guide

This edition of OnPractice may seem a bit counter-intuitive:…

Principles of Curriculum Planning

Curriculum planning--whether for a full year or simply a unit--doesn't need to be scary. Here are a few key principles to keep in mind as you approach planning the curriculum for your course.

Teachers As Beauty Creators

The goal of teaching should be to create beauty; this is a role that goes beyond a set of rules or a list of words or calculations.

Hospitality in Foreign Language Education

Language skills can fade with time, but if we can help students cultivate a welcoming heart of love for the stranger, it will have a lifelong impact.

Recognizing the Different Ways Boys Learn

Boys and girls are different. They play differently, relate…

The Gifts of Language Learners

As Christian teachers, we’ve thought carefully about how biblical worldview shapes our interactions with our students and colleagues. But we may not have thought about how our Christian faith speaks specifically to language teaching and learning.

What does the Incarnation Have to do with Teaching?

As believers we seek to live a fully integrated life, weaving…

Helping Students with Learning Differences

The number of students with special needs seems to be growing. So what are we to do in our classrooms? How do we effectively address this growing need?