Entries by Liz Hutchinson

Your Classroom, A Home Away From Home

The beginning of the year is an exciting time! It marks new beginnings and, for most teachers, a classroom to create as a home away from home. According Reggio Emilio, the classroom environment is the “third teacher” (with teacher and children being teachers one and two)[1]. So setting up a classroom with care and intentionality […]

The Joy of Teaching God-Worship

Can you identify times in your life when you have been worshipping God, but you weren’t in a church? My first memories of that were at camp, worshipping God in the splendour of His creation. But perhaps more surprisingly, I can still recount the first time I worshipped God in class. It was Biology 101. […]

Cowman International School is our newest partner

TeachBeyond welcomes Cowman International School as a new partner. Located just outside Cap Haitien, Haiti, the school was founded in the 1960s by One Mission Society to serve the children of missionaries. Today, 90 percent of the students are nationals. One Mission Society is in the process of passing ownership into the hands of the […]

Vocabulary Instructional Strategies

Research Supported Explicit Vocabulary Instructional Strategies   Words are a gift from God. Words allow us to communicate with God and with one another. They are a means of growing in grace and in knowledge. Understanding and using words are essential to being a literate person. Therefore, the instruction and development of vocabulary is an […]

Reflecting on Transformational Impact

Here at TeachBeyond, our mission is to provide transformational education to the students and communities in which we serve. Transformation—especially Holy Spirit initiated transformation—is not something that is easily measured; however, if we are serious about achieving our mission, then it would behoove us to spend time reflecting on where we are in our pursuit […]

Using Technology in My Classroom

With the rapid advance of technology, teachers are being encouraged to use educational apps and devices to supplement their instruction. This may cause educators to feel a range of emotion: “Great, I love technology!”, “Ugh, that is a lot to learn and I don’t have time”, “No way! I am sticking to pencil and paper.” […]

Featured Five

Education Specialist TeachBeyond Borders Lesvos, Greece We are looking for a pioneering leader to oversee the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programming for refugees of all ages in Lesvos, Greece. A staff member is particularly needed for October-December 2018 and April-June 2019. Enquire Now High School Maths Teacher William Carey Academy Chittagong, Bangladesh […]

An exercise in FAITH

In our exploration of TeachBeyond’s core values, we have now come to faith. Hebrews 11 is the great Bible chapter on faith and there we find a definition of this value: “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see[1].” The chapter goes on to illustrate what […]

Featured Five

Business Manager International Education Services Middle East IES is seeking a business manager who will oversee the finance department and non-educational related facilities and operations. Management experience preferred. At IES, you will have the opportunity to work in one of the largest unreached nations in the 10/40 window. Inquire Now Guidance Counsellor Evangelical Christian Academy […]

God’s Rubric for Excellence

Excellence: Whatever we do, we do it wholeheartedly to the best of our ability and for the glory of God alone. (from TeachBeyond Identity Statements) Excellence – the last in the list of TeachBeyond core values – is a concept that conjures up a myriad of thoughts and emotions. Perhaps you have memories of basking […]