Knowing Your Destination

I travel a lot. As a result I have gotten pretty good at navigating…

Creating Excellent Educational Environments

We are exploring four foundational pillars of what we mean by…

Moving Towards an Inclusive Classroom

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. That kid over…

A Different Kind of Engagement

At the core of what we do in the classroom is the desire to…

Necessary Evils?

Why did you go into teaching? I can guess that it was not because…

Metaphors for Teaching

Christian educators often talk about biblical integration. Sometimes…

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.