Master Teaching

a blog for teachers who follow the Master Teacher

3 Lessons from our Master Teacher

Amy Young digs into the Beatitudes and how they apply to teachers. Under the microscope is our attitudes toward teaching and students.

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

3 Tips for New Teachers

Mark Wickersham closes out this series with advice for new teachers. His three tips, both practical and philosophical, bring us back around to rest.

September 21, 2016 · Leave a 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

A Gift of Love

Friend of LEAPAsia E. M. closes out our series on different types of students. She offers discernment for working with students who have disabilities.

October 8, 2014 · 5 Comments

When Depression Sits in your Classroom

Teacher and counselor Amy Young continues our series on types of students with wisdom for working with those who are depressed and suicidal.

October 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

When Opportunity Forgets to Knock

What if we changed just one thing about our past—where we were born, for example?  I could be exactly the same person with my love of learning but be excluded … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment


LEAPAsia board member and long-time teacher Julie Prentice continues our series on different types of students with compassion and wisdom for working with beginners.

September 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

When Students Get It Wrong

When learners make mistakes in class, we may have a hard time deciding how to respond.  If we come from a culture of self-esteem,[1] we may worry about students’ psyche and … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 6 Comments

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

Brought to our Knees

This post begins our new series on different types of students. Check back the next few Wednesdays as we seek wisdom for working with students who lack motivation, act out, give wrong answers, live with disabilities, and more.

August 20, 2014 · 4 Comments



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