Themes

Faith in the English Language Learning Classroom

The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher. – Luke 6:40. Teaching English to second-language…

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La voluntad de servir

Enseñar es un desafío. Lo es aún más en un contexto cultural e idiomático diferente al nuestro. Pero, así como Jesús enseñó, también nos capacitó para…

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Going to Teach, but Being Taught

I walked into the classroom and a sea of unfamiliar faces—31 of them—met me. I panicked. It was my first class with my ESL Grammar…

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Choosing Volunteer Work Abroad

My experience serving abroad, in Brazil, began as most experiences begin, with uncertainties, fears, and doubts. We may romanticize going abroad on an adventure but…

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Deseo de servir a Dios

Era el año 2017, ya tenía una carrera hecha y un buen trabajo, pero Dios quería un futuro aún mejor para mí. El amor por…

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To Educate is to Share

When I was in the classroom as a student, I focused on following the guidelines of the teacher, who I saw as my guide and…

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Serviço Voluintário e a Educação Adventista

Quando criança eu amava ler histórias de missionários. Elas contavam milagres, curiosidades sobre a cultura de outros países e, especialmente, a abnegação de alguém que…

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Adventist Teachers: Journey to Excellence

In 2002, the Education Department of General Conference established a motto for Adventist education: Journey to Excellence. The excellence we see in our Creator and…

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When the Work Feels Pointless and Thankless

Many people characterize editing as burdensome and unnecessary, but I take pleasure in editing written works. Seeing written works transform gives me a sense of…

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Overscheduling in Children, Part 2: How Schools Can Help

As we discussed in our previous article, overscheduling can have serious consequences for our students. Although parents make many of the scheduling decisions for our…

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A Makerspace in Your Classroom

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams A makerspace, an area dedicated to creation and…

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Overscheduling in Children, Part 1: Effects

Children today have less freedom than children in previous generations. For instance, Clements and Louv say children spend less time playing in natural environments compared…

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