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Yes, You Can Challenge Your Brightest Students

Bright students need to be challenged

Who were the brightest, most capable students you’ve ever taught? Can you picture them? Now think about what they did in your class. Were they sufficiently challenged, or did they spend most of their time waiting for the rest of the class to understand concepts they grasped almost immediately? While we teachers tend to focus…

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How to be a Professional Teacher Without Being Distant

How to be a professional teacher without being distant

The road to becoming an effective teacher is not a smooth one. It has many potholes into which we can fall and roadblocks that we must overcome. Few things will trip up a teacher more quickly than trying to be their students’ friend. The teacher may have good motives, desiring to be someone that their…

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How I Stopped Doubting My Salvation

praying for salvation

When I was a teen I struggled with doubts over my salvation. Actually, struggled would be an understatement. For over a year I was plagued by this question, wrestled with it daily, and could find no peace. I had prayed and asked Christ to save me in sixth grade, but in high school I was still…

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The Secret to Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit

Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, meekness, and self-control: These traits are essential to the Christian life, and we need an extra dose of them in our parenting and teaching. But how did these qualities become a Christian to-do list? Most of us spend lots of time and effort working on our self-control, endeavoring…

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The Biblical Response to the Christian Music Debate

In teaching our children or discipling our students, we often have to deal with difficult questions in Christianity. One of these tough questions is how to handle situations about which good Christians disagree. My 8-month-old son is too young to have to worry about this now, but as he grows I know these types of…

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8 Reasons I Chose to Have a Home Birth (and Loved It!)

I hope you don’t mind if I deviate from our normal topic of teaching to discuss a subject very dear to my heart – birth. This past Saturday my nephew was born, and I was so privileged to be there for it! Birth is absolutely amazing, complete with the full spectrum of emotions. As I…

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