Master Teaching

a blog for teachers who follow the Master Teacher

Songs of Assent

What does Birth do for us? It fills the hungry with good things and initiates The Great Reversal. This week join Kimberly Todd in singing the songs of assent to Birth’s work in us and our students.

December 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mordecai, a master teacher

Sometimes it’s helpful to see how others followed the Master Teacher in their life and work. That’s what this post does. It looks to Mordecai as an ancient model for teachers.

June 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Teaching Falls on the Motivated and Unmotivated Alike

This readers’ favorite narrates a success and a failure and draws lessons from both. May it encourage you to keep learning how to motivate your students!

May 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Lighten the Darkness

As spring blooms in the Northern Hemisphere, this readers’ favorite from our Teaching as a Gift series seems appropriate. May you be the Spring that lightens your students’ darkness!

April 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Dialect of Questions

Kimberly Todd closes out our series on communicating with students with both practical and philosophical advice for asking good questions.

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Adapting and Supplementing Materials: A Quick-start Guide

Materials are anything used in a lesson to transfer knowledge and/or skills to the students. The most common materials are print. The most common of those is the textbook. The role … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teaching as a Better Way

There are still boulders, big and immovable on the path of Life: poverty, inequality, prejudice, and egocentrism to name a few. We, the people of God, have a consuming desire and responsibility to … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fields and Trees

Have you ever wondered why when you run into a student that eagerly answers all of your questions in class, gives creative details and personal examples to illustrate her unique … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment



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