To help class members share how learning during class is blessing their lives, you could write the following question on the board: What is something you did because of what you read in the scriptures this week?
These teaching techniques will help students find meaning in the scriptures.
By Becky Edwards #Teachingmethod Last night during my prayer a teaching idea came to my mind that had never used before. Today I posted a sign "pick a lesson" along with five topics. I let the kids know that THEY would be teaching five mini lessons today. One at a time, several students picked a […]
By Adriene Olsen Murray I used this idea from our Seminary Coordinator. It works best with a short section or block of scriptures. It was really fun. The kids found things that I had not thought of and explained what it meant to them. Divide the board into four columns: Zinger -- find verses in […]
By Susie Waalkes Kershaw I thought I would share how our class is doing the "what stuck with you" idea. We have our own "sacred grove" and every Friday they add a leaf on what they learned that week.53 Jeanette Brooks. We do the "what stuck with you" idea also. It so neat to look back […]
I have a new favorite tool for getting my students to participate! I have had way too many times when I have asked a soul searching question and they just look at me with blank stares and no matter how long I wait (I am good at waiting) I get no response. I know they […]
This idea came from a Pinterest post by Erin Guinup. She didn't post a link to a website, but posted a picture of her chalkboard from doing this activity that you can see at right. You can see her pin on my Seminary Pinterest page. Basically, you start with a topic. Each student is given […]
The purpose of this activity is for kids to learn to pick out what is the most important information in a section of scripture and to summarize it. This is a valuable skill to learn for preparing talks or lessons. Hand each student a mini post it note. Have them place the post it note […]