An eclectic collection of humorous and didactic stories. Join two hyperactive boys as they wreck havoc, a crazed motorist as he speeds along, the escapades of college students and the jokes they pull, a parable of two small towns that explains economics and government, a female curmudgeon who wrecks havoc at church, a teacher who is given advice by four mice, a young man's experiences in the Army and a short story that explains basic sentence structures.
The Church has lost its mandate to teach and I'm calling it back. The principles in this book will help your church accomplish the following: 1) Increased retention of messages, 2) Increased participation from members, 3) More excitement from men and young people, 4) Greater joy in teaching, 5) Improved thought life, 6) Becoming more Christ-like, and 7) Greater creativity from your teachers.
This book will illuminate: how we learn, how creativity functions, how emotions fuel thinking, why bureaucracy destroys education, what causes apathy, why grades, tests and lectures crush learning, why textbooks are a sham, how, why art and creativity are so important, why the money goes to facilities as opposed to teachers, why dialogue is such a powerful tool, how to teach more effectively, how joy is important to learning and who needs to take charge and change the system.
Combining drama, song parody and standup comedy this spiel explains Hanukkah in a fun-filled fashion. Join a grandfather as he explains to his granddaughter why the menorah is lit. This spiel is meant to be great fun, but also a vibrant teaching tool for your synagogue.