Tag Archives: Teaching

Talking is Not Teaching. New Podcast

My latest Podcast, “Talking is not Teaching,” presents a complete re-framing of the approach to teaching the gospel that mirrors much of what is being rolled out in Sunday schools and in Priesthood and Relief society with the Come, Follow Me style … Continue reading

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5 ways to be a learning designer, not just a teacher

What if the word “teacher” were replaced in the English language with the phrase “learning designer”? https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865694321/5-ways-to-be-a-learning-designer-not-just-a-teacher.html

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Do we go to church to be taught or to learn?

We may not think there is much difference between going to church “to be taught” or going to church “to learn.” However, our choice in the matter can make all the difference in our experience at church and in the … Continue reading

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Learning, No Greater Responsibility

One of the great church books on teaching is “Teaching, No Greater Call.” With deference to the timeless truths and principles we can find in that book, I wonder if we need a second book titled “Learning, No Greater Responsibility.” What … Continue reading

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One Significant Way Jesus Used Numbers to Create Meaning

In ancient Jewish times, the number seven symbolized perfection, completion, or fullness. The number seventy combines the perfection of seven with the symbolic completion of ten. Therefore, Jesus is using a form of hyperbole to make a point that our forgiveness … Continue reading

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What is Technology, our master or servant? Deseret News Article

What is Technology, our master or servant? “If technology is any tool or process created or used by humans to solve a need, then the possibilities for understanding, developing and using technologies are magnified. We should fully embrace technology to solve … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals Society of Biblical Literature National Conference 2015

Teaching is a core activity of the Biblical Studies professors.  We are interested in learning from your experiences.  I’m the chair of the SBL section Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies and we are sponsoring four session in 2015.   We welcome … Continue reading

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