Posts tagged with: teaching

I’ve been thinking quite a bit today about how to describe effective teaching. I came up with the spatula and blender theory. It’s not new truth, it’s just a new way (for me) to point out what makes teaching effective...
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Very excited to announce a NEW CURRICULUM! This is a project I wrote with the help of a former student who became my co-leader. What I’m most proud of about this curriculum is it’s not normal, dry or boring. We...
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We know temptation. We know how it feels to be tempted. We know our triggers. We know (or should know) how to successfully isolate the triggers. We need to teach these skills to our students. We need to talk about...
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For a long time I’ve had a theory that our teaching about sin – though well intentioned – can actually cause our students to sin. Unfortunately, I learned in a recent conversation the theory is true. I’m thankful that I’m...
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This is a video I’ll show to my students because I want to prepare them for success not only in having a thriving relationship with God, but also to have a long view of life; this includes how they use...
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Last night while I was teaching my life group, I asked my boys a question and got absolutely no response. It was a pretty basic question. No response. The section of the lesson was about reaching out to people around us...
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Last week I saw a post on Facebook that jarred me pretty good. A friend of mine posted a photo of a bald tire with a caption about his dad. The caption read something like, “5 years ago today my...
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