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A Bridge from Experience to Meaning

What can we do when experience alone is not enough for real learning?

What Educators Need in the Month of May

It’s May! In many places, that means the trees are blooming, the weather is getting warmer, and it’s time to start planning a summer vacation. In the customer support department at Behrman House, May is an indicator that educators will be calling in to ask all sorts of questions usually related to their curriculum options for the coming school year. Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions like:

Have You Thanked A Teacher Today?

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. Cynthia Ozick

Out of Your Seats: The Value of Movement in the Classroom

At Song Leader Boot Camp in St Louis in February it struck me how often the presenters (song leaders, musicians, and educators) incorporated movement into their song leading and worship techniques. Movement is essential for integrating mind and body, it increases conceptual capacity, and draws participants into the experience in a safe way.