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The Dock List is a selection of recordings for teachers, administrators, board members, parents, and pastors serving in Anabaptist education. Recordings are courtesy of CASBI, Christian Light, Faith Builders, and other conservative Anabaptist organizations. More recordings are available at thedockforlearning.org.

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The Dock List is a selection of recordings for teachers, administrators, board members, parents, and pastors serving in Anabaptist education. Recordings are courtesy of CASBI, Christian Light, Faith Builders, and other conservative Anabaptist organizations. More recordings are available at thedockforlearning.org.

    Introduction to Diverse Learners: Part 1 of 5

    Introduction to Diverse Learners: Part 1 of 5

    Classrooms are greenhouses, students are plants, and teachers are gardeners. This analogy introduces a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities. In this introductory video, Becky outlines the purpose of the series, establishes some foundational terms and concepts related to learning disabilities, and discusses the drawbacks and benefits of diagnostic labels. As teachers study their students in light of established research, they become better equipped to meet individual student needs with knowledge and empathy.



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    • 9 min
    Learning by Doing: Developing Activities that Inspire and Inform

    Learning by Doing: Developing Activities that Inspire and Inform

    What does making a Renaissance-era dome out of newspaper or role-playing a labor strike have to do with school? Learning, of course. In this video, Deana Swanson shares some ideas and tips for making your classroom a lively site of learning that engages students not simply in reading and thinking but in making and handling. With enough creativity, forethought, and flexibility, active learning can happen in any subject.







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    Grammar Songs: Practical Grammar Songs for Grades 3-6

    Grammar Songs: Practical Grammar Songs for Grades 3-6

    Learning grammar doesn’t have to be a soul-crushing exercise in memorizing arcane rules and terms as Spencer and his students demonstrate in this video. Grammar songs not only make learning more lively and fun, they aid with memorization, helping students retain knowledge they might forget with more rote forms of learning.

    Spencer used grammar songs from these resources:



    * Well-Ordered Language Level 1A & 1B Songs & Chants

    * Well-Ordered Language Level 2A & 2B Songs & Chants

    * Well-Ordered Language Level 3A & 3B and Level 4A & 4B Songs & Chants

    * Audio Memory Grammar Songs CD & Workbook Set





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    Diagramming Sentences: Strategies for Learning Sentence Structure

    Diagramming Sentences: Strategies for Learning Sentence Structure

    Do your English students struggle with diagramming sentences? Sentence diagramming is a classic method for helping students see the structure of a complete thought, but the process can get messy, especially for some students. In this video, Deana Swanson demonstrates some teaching methods for making sentence diagramming effective and enjoyable for students.





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    Classroom Management: Practical Advice for Large Classrooms

    Classroom Management: Practical Advice for Large Classrooms

    A well-managed classroom serves students by keeping the focus of class activity where it belongs: on learning. But classroom management takes effort, especially in larger classrooms. Amy Zimmerman shares some practical tips and methods for keeping classrooms running smoothly, including how to communicate expectations, practice procedures, and manage homework. With adequate planning and practice, even large classrooms can become lively sites of learning.



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    Passing the Baton: How to Transition Administrations Well

    Passing the Baton: How to Transition Administrations Well

    Transitions of leadership are always difficult. But do they have to be as disruptive and stressful as they often are? How can an outgoing administrator effectively pass on his knowledge to a new administrator, especially if that knowledge was accumulated over years of experience? In this video, Howard Lichty and Joseph Shantz offer recommendations and share perspectives from their current transition of leadership at Countryside Christian School. With deliberate planning and adequate foresight, periods of transition can be more than smooth and non-disruptive. They can even be times of innovation and improvement.



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    • 10 min

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