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What makes a lesson great? Is it the teacher? the topic? the supplies? Or might it be the kids themselves? When you discover how kids learn best, every lesson becomes impactful and memorable. In this training course for children’s ministry workers, you’ll unearth fresh discoveries that will revolutionize how you teach and lead children. You’ll learn how to capture kids’ attention, keep them engaged, give them a solid understanding of God’s Word, and encourage a life-changing relationship with Jesus.
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Meet Shannon Vasquez, an elementary school teacher and KidMin enthusiast. She’ll energize you on the journey to discover an effective approach to teaching children based on Jesus’ model, brain research, and learning styles.
Module 1. A Teaching Parable
Using the Parable of the Sower, you’ll shift your perspective from being just a “teacher” to a “sower” to help kids not just hear, but truly understand God’s Word.
Module 2. Authentic Learning Helps Kids Understand
Discover how to cement learning through experiences, avoiding busywork and incorporating a variety of learning styles. You’ll practice how to use kid-friendly language and realize five ways to focus learning on understanding.
Module 3. Authentic Learning Is Memorable
If we want the seeds of God’s message to take root in kids’ hearts and lives, we need to think beyond short-term knowledge and instead practice strategies for helping kids grow a lifelong friendship with Jesus. This module will unlock secrets of brain research that lead to long-term memory.
Module 4. Authentic Learning Is Meaningful, Not Manipulative
Explore why rewards and competitions may actually hurt kids’ spiritual growth. You’ll discover a Jesus-style method to offer intrinsic motivation for authentic learning.
Module 5. Authentic Learning Bears Fruit
When you plant seeds of faith in good soil, it’s God through the holy spirit who makes it grow. Discover how you can recognize signs of a successful crop as you explore 10 “good soils” for learning today.
Module 6. Wrap Up
You’re now ready to capture kids’ attention, keep them engaged, give them a solid understanding of God’s Word, and encourage life-changing relationships with Jesus. Download your course completion award and determine next steps for your ministry.
How to help kids not just hear but truly understand God’s Word.
Methods to unlock secrets of the brain that lead to long-term memory.
Strategies for using authentic learning to help kids become eager to learn.
Develop an effective approach to teaching children based on Jesus' model, brain research, and learning styles.
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Group U Ministry Certification
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