Master Teaching

a blog for teachers who follow the Master Teacher

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

Journeying with Jim Cummins

Alan Seaman closes out our favorite theories series with reflections on Jim Cummins, bilingualism, and caring for the “alien” in our midst.

February 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Linguistic Relativity and Spiritual Transformation

As Kimberly tells us about a favorite theory, she takes us from linguistic relativism to spiritual transformation, from a community of practice to the Body.

February 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Going with the Flow

Bradley Baurain gets us going with the flow this week as he shows how the theory of flow connects with his faith.

February 3, 2016 · 1 Comment


In this week’s post, David Broersma tells us about a learning theory that makes him want to break out in praise to the Creator.

January 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

In the Zone

This week Melissa takes us into the zone, the Zone of Proximal Development, as she shares how a favorite theory, Constructivism, connects with her faith.

January 20, 2016 · 4 Comments

Diversity in the Body

We’ve asked teacher educators to share a favorite learning theory and how it connects with their faith. Judith Lingenfelter starts us off with some reflections on the Theory of Multiple Intelligences.

January 13, 2016 · Leave a comment



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