Master Teaching

a blog for teachers who follow the Master Teacher

Celebrating His Image

After a few weeks of seeing different teachers’ students “through their eyes,” we’re ready to follow through with this teacher lectionary. Join us today or anytime during this Lent season as we look for the Master Teacher’s image in our students and colleagues.

February 22, 2023 · Leave a comment


Who has reached out to you when you’ve felt lonely? How could you reach out to your students in similar ways? Seeing Jill Schafhauser’s students through her eyes might stir some answers to these questions.

February 8, 2023 · 2 Comments

Path to Understanding

As we see her students and colleagues through her eyes, Erika McIntyre illustrates their learning preferences. In the process, she inspires us to follow their example by mediating on the Word.

January 25, 2023 · Leave a comment

Hopes and Dreams

We’ve asked teachers to give us a glimpse of their students through their eyes. Today, Patrick Seifer tells us about the hopes and dreams of the individuals he’s been teaching in Florida in the United States.

January 12, 2023 · Leave a comment

Modeling with Stories: A Text-driven Approach

Here at Master Teaching, we love books. In this week’s post, Shoshannah Hernandez shows how she models the text-driven approach for her pre- and in-service teachers and inspires them to use books to engage students in language learning.

November 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Reading Aloud in Community

Here at Master Teaching, we love books. In this week’s post, Aliel Cunningham explains how her love of reading plays out in classroom read-alouds.

November 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Acting, Not Just Agreeing

Have you felt overwhelmed not only by the pandemic but also current events brought on in and as a result of COVID-19? As teachers who follow the Master Teacher, how do we respond in the face of inequality or injustice? The answer is not so different from our goals for student learning—We don’t stop at understanding but move forward by putting truth into practice.

September 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Out of Control

Have you felt out of control while teaching under pandemic limitations? Here’s the good news: You’re not in control and never will be, but we can trust the One who is.

September 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Strengthened by Grace

Do you feel burdened as a new semester of teaching (at a distance) looms? Perhaps you need to recalibrate. The burden you carry was not meant for one but two. The Master Teacher is eager to lighten your load.

August 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Can we fail at teaching?

Do you need a fresh way of looking at failure in the classroom especially under pandemic limitations? Let’s consider how the Master Teacher can use our rough places for good and glory.

August 4, 2021 · Leave a comment


Do you need to be refreshed from teaching (and living) under pandemic limitations? Let’s spend some time in communion with the Master Teacher. We always have “in-person” access to Him.

July 21, 2021 · 3 Comments

Living in Limbo

Are you feeling weary of living in uncertainty? Would it help to look at others who lived in limbo for long periods and survived? This lectionary and accompanying study guide look for inspiration for our lifting and listening from people who waited.

February 20, 2021 · Leave a comment



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