Master Teaching

a blog for teachers who follow the Master Teacher

I came away with an increased desire to mentor

Here’s another book to add to your reading list for 2019. Shelly Page describe how this one feeds her desire to mentor other teachers.

January 30, 2019 · 2 Comments

Expanding our Understanding of a Noble Vocation

What’s on your reading list for 2019? After considering David Broersma’s review here, you may be inspired to add another book to your list.

January 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Songs & Sighs for the Season

In this season of celebration, are you or people you love facing another type of season, one of challenge or even suffering? Please join us before the throne where there is relief.

December 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Partnership

What hinders some students from taking ownership? Julie Prentice encourages us to imagine the challenge from their perspective and partner with them toward solutions.

November 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ownership of Behavior

Patrick Seifer gives us food for thought about ownership of behavior in our classrooms. How can we help students take responsibility for what they do (or don’t do)?

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Life after China

Bobby Parrish joins us
today with some thoughts on what it means to be a teacher who follows the Master Teacher. Drawing on some recent experiences, he encourages us to trust.

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Really Listening

In our efforts to make language practice authentic, we may need to consider our approach to teaching listening. Bradley Baurain offers some inspiring ideas and practical advice about helping students listen for understanding and also to relate.

July 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Created with a Mind to Love, Learn, and Sacrifice

While attending this year’s TESOL convention, Shoshannah Hernandez heard about connections between affect, learning, and survival On that Good Friday, she saw deeper links between this research and a greater love. Pentecost seems an appropriate time to consider these connections.

May 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

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