Learning or Work: What's the Focus of Your Classroom?

When I worked in the United States, I had the opportunity to…

God's Rubric For Excellence

While this “Rubric for Excellence” is a tongue-in-cheek effort and not intended for use with students or teachers, it captures some of the major issues we all need to wrestle with as we consider what the core value of excellence means in our classrooms and lives.

Asking the Right Question

  I was recently at a conference where I got to chatting…

Partnering with Others

Cooperative learning is widely recognized as valuable for students,…

Thinking in an "On-Demand" World

Our world is increasingly fast-paced. Everything around us, from…

Congeniality as a Classroom Value

This academic year, every other issue of OnPractice has focused…

Back to Basics for ELLs

All students benefit from techniques teachers implement to support English language learners (ELL), and vice versa, many of the techniques good teachers use naturally can particularly help ELLs. Here are three specific techniques teachers implement to make content accessible to English language learners.

Culturally Relevant Transformational Education

It's a relationship that moves students closer to fulfilling how God designed them.

Expectations Matter

What we say (and do) as teachers matters.

Holy Pots and Pans!

Every cooking pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to the…