Category Archives for Classroom Management

How to Calm the Chaos in Your Classroom

August always feels like a month of Sundays.And on one of those mid-August days filled with anxiety and anticipation about the upcoming school year I stumbled over the verse that has become my mantra this year. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to […]

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How to Make Homework Valuable & Hold Students Accountable

how teachers can manage homework, make homework valuable, and hold students accountable for homework

Click here for more information about the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast I stared in amazement and more than a bit of frustration at the crumpled, ripped half sheet of computer paper with 10 random answer scrawled on it. This was “Greg’s” homework. Or rather, it was supposed to be. At least Greg had turned something in, […]

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Simple Solutions to Track Missing Work: End the Missing Work Confusion

Tracking & collecting missing work may just be the bane of many teachers’ existence. It can be so hard to keep everything straight & incredibly frustrating trying to hound students to get it turned in. Aside from simply throwing zero’s in the gradebook and moving on, there’s no simple solution. But I do have some tried-and-true […]

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9 Truths You Need to Know to Create Powerful Discipleship in Your Christian School

What is Christian education? Or rather, what makes it different? Is it about smaller class sizes, better behaved kids, more supportive parents? Does the difference simply lie in the fact that there’s a Bible class and that we open the day with prayer? Or is there more to it than that? While there are many […]

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