Additional Resources to Elevate Learning
As you strive to help your students elevate their learning, consider using the following resources to assist in your personal study and improvement. These resources could also be used as part of inservice opportunities at the area or local level.
In two Elevate Learning videos, Chad H Webb, administrator of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion, comments on the Elevate Learning priority. Specifically, Brother Webb focuses on how the principles of elevating learning were implemented in seminary and institute classrooms.
Gospel Teaching and Learning: A Handbook for Teachers and Leaders in Seminaries and Institutes of Religion
As you study the following sections of Gospel Teaching and Learning: A Handbook for Teachers and Leaders in Seminaries and Institutes of Religion, your learning and your students’ learning will be elevated:
“The Objective of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion,” Gospel Teaching and Learning (2012), x
“Fundamentals of Gospel Teaching and Learning,” Gospel Teaching and Learning (2012), 10–37
“Teaching the Scriptures in Seminaries and Institutes of Religion,” Gospel Teaching and Learning (2012), 38–46
“Preparing to Teach,” Gospel Teaching and Learning (2012), 47–57
Teaching with Power
Visit the “Teaching with Power” website and review the video and written examples of how teachers and students can obtain the word, obtain the Spirit, and cultivate desire as they seek to establish expectations and provide opportunities that inspire students to have meaningful experiences with the word of God.
Implications for Institute
As the elevate Learning priority was implemented, significant changes were applied to the institute experience. New cornerstone classes were introduced, along with higher expectations for teachers and students. Read or review those changes:
Teacher Training Resources that Elevate Learning
Review the following new-teacher training videos through the lens of elevating learning. What are some principles you may not have thought of?