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A Foundation of Faith One Hundred Years of Seminary
An historical and worldwide perspective on how the seminary program has enriched lives and helped young adults build their belief and faith in Christ.
A Sense of Purpose
How teachers can help students cultivate a sense of purpose and better understand their relationship with Christ and the gospel.
A Student-Centered Classroom: A Teacher’s Reflections
Sister Weller talks about her experience as a seminary teacher.
A Student-Centered Classroom: An Example
Excerpts from Sister Weller's seminary class.
President Eyring advises on the importance of asking questions.
Asking Questions: Analyzing Context and Content
Examples of how to ask questions to help students analyze context and content.
Asking Questions: Encouraging Application
Examples of how to ask questions to help encourage application.
Asking Questions: Identifying Doctrine and Principles
Examples of how to ask questions to help students identify doctrine and principles.
Asking Questions: Inviting Feelings and Testimony
Examples of how to ask questions to help students invite feelings and testimony.
Asking Questions: Searching for Information
A teacher brainstorms on how to ask questions to best help students search for information.
Asking Questions: Understanding Doctrine and Principles
Examples of how to ask questions to help students understand doctrine and principles.
An overview of the fundamentals in the curriculum.
Expecting More from Your Students
Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson shares her experience in seminary.
Explain, Share and Testify: Students' Testimonies
Student interviews of how explaining, sharing and testifying helps them.
Identifying Doctrines and Principles
Focused reading and study of the scriptures allows teachers and students to narrow down on key doctrines and principles.
Identifying Doctrines and Princlples: Students' Testimonies
Students share their testimonies of the importance of identifying and understanding core doctrines and principles.
Introduction to the Teacher Manual
A teacher gets an introduction to the teacher manual.
Inviting the Spirit: Teachers
Seminary instructors give suggestions on how teachers can invite the spirit.
Inviting the Spirit: Teachers and Students
Teachers and Students share their testimonies about the importance of inviting the spirit during lessons.
Lesson Preparation: Decide Which Principles to Emphasize
A teacher learns how to identify the most important principles for students to learn and apply.
Lesson Preparation: Determine the Emphasis Level of Each Verse Segment
A teacher learns how to determine fundamental level.
Lesson Preparation: Identify Doctrine and Principles
A teacher learns how to identify doctrine and principles within her lesson.
Lesson Preparation: Verse Segments and Summary Statements
A teacher learns how to find verse segments within her lesson.
Obtain the Word
A worried teacher gets some advice on how to prepare for and teach lessons.
Teachers share their purpose.
Parable of the Gems
How to help students grow closer to Christ by seeking out spiritual gems in the scriptures.
Prophetic Teaching about the Student's Role in Learning
Counsel from Church leaders on the role of students in learning.
Reaching the Individual
Brother Chad Webb tells the story of a teacher who helped a struggling student by showing genuine love and interest.
Brother Chad H. Webb invites teachers to think and talk about how to be even more centered in the scriptures.
Sister Egan's Class
Sister Egan provides an example of how seminary instructors can show concern for their students.
Using the spirit to teach is vital to help students learn about the gospel and understand the atonement.
Studying the Scriptures Sequentially
Elder Bednar explains how to study the scripture sequentially.
Teach with Charity
Elder Neil L. Andersen says that without Christ-like charity for our students we cannot succeed as teachers.
Teaching Students Their Role
Brother Howell trains his students on their role.
Teaching by the Spirit
A seminary instructor shares her testimony of the importance of using the spirit in teaching and learning.
Teaching the Scriptures Sequentially
How to improve upon teaching the scriptures sequentially.
The Fundamentals in the Curriculum
An in-depth review of what the fundamentals are in the curriculum.
The Lord Knows Every Need
Elder Scott advises teachers to trust the Lord to enlighten them on the needs of their students.
The Master Teacher
Elder Packer talks about how instructors can live and teach as the Savior.
Three Core Beliefs
Brother Chad H. Webb uses a personal story to highlight the importance of dedication and careful thought in lesson preparation and teaching.
Understand, Feel, and Apply Principles
A group shares their experience with understanding, feeling, and applying principles.
Understanding Context and Content
A group reviews and discusses understanding content and context.
Using the Scriptures and the Teacher Manual
A teacher learns how to use both in her lesson.