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Learning Styles-Auditory

The second most common learning style after visual learning is auditory learning.  This group of individuals will learn best by listening and and by speaking. So how do you know if a child is an auditory learner? Auditory learners tend to benefit the most from the traditional teaching techniques.  They enjoy a lecture-style approach as …

Learning Styles-Visual

As week seek to find the best ways of educating our students, it may be helpful to explore the three basic learning styles.  These styles are preferences by people for how they best take in information.  They are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic (hands-on).  This post focuses on visual learners who make up approximately 40 percent …

Discipline-Part 2

In Preventive Discipline Part 1, I discussed how so many problems in the classroom can be avoided completely if good preventive measures are implemented.  In Part 2, I will give some practical suggestions for dealing with issues that you may confront in the Bible class. If a child is being inattentive, walk around the classroom …

Preventive Discipline-Part 1

Hebrews 12:11 says, “Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.” So much of the time when we talk about discipline, we are only thinking of punishment.  While punishment or corrective discipline is certainly …

Get Visual

It is so important that our children discover the truths conveyed in simple Bible stories.  But if we bore them to tears, they won’t hear us or the message in those stories.  We must grab their attention and convey the message effectively if we want them to grasp the truths in God’s Word. Hold everything!  …