Master Teaching

a blog for teachers who follow the Master Teacher


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

Self-care with the Master Teacher

What’s your level of job–and life–stress right now? What do you do to manage stress? Jill Schafhauser recommends taking a silent retreat.

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Reaching the Highly Unmotivated

From her area of expertise, Jill Schafhauser gives practical advice about how to reach the hardest to motivate students.

December 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Student is the Teacher

Jill Schafhauser finds more inspiration toward better teaching in the Master Teacher’s parables. When she led a disccusion on the Prodigal Son, the students took her down an unexpected path.

April 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

The least of these, my students

It’s our third week reassessing our attitudes and behaviors toward the ignored and forgotten. This week and next we’re answering our third essential question: How can I bless the ignored and forgotten? As we revisit this readers’ favorite, Jill’s love for the “least of these” gives us much to think about.

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Eyes on the Master

What can a teacher do to rest and be refreshed for the classroom? Jill Schafhauser explains how it all comes down to staying focused on the right things at the right times.

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The least of these, my students

We’ve asked teachers around the world to answer the question: What does it mean to you to be a teacher who follows the Master Teacher? This week LEAPAsia board member Jill Schafhauser shares from her experiences working in the United States with students with behavioral disorders.

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Matching up Teacher Expectations and Student Behavior

LEAPAsia board member and behavior specialist Jill Schafhauser continues our series on working with different types of students with some practical advice about managing student behavior.

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment



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