Month: November 2014

D&C 41-44

This lesson didn’t turn out how I expected, but it was a nice lesson.  This is one of those rare cases where I probably got more out of the lesson than anyone, but I think we all learned something. To open the lesson, I reminded them of the overview we had last week about the

D&C 36-40

Ha! I found my lesson notes for this lesson!  I am going to back date it so that it shows in order on the website, but really I’m writing this three weeks after I gave the lesson, so hopefully I can remember how it went. This was the At The Ohio lesson for me, so

D&C 30-35

I felt good about this lesson when it was over.  My attempt to accommodate my visually impaired student was successful, and the discussion was pretty great. The student in class who was a former seminary teacher texted me afterward to thank me for it.  It’s nice to have a good lesson every now and again.

D&C 24-29

This lesson felt a lot better to me for some reason.  I didn’t spend as much time on Emma as I expected to, given the audience, but it worked out fine. My outline is pretty sparse, but I’ll try to fill in the deets. Started out by asking students to look over these sections and

D&C 20-23

Okay — this lesson bombed for me.  Even I was bored teaching this junk.  The ladies seemed fine with it, but I was bored to death. My lesson objectives were Students will learn about the organization of the church Students will review the duties of church offices/priesthood with an eye toward the duties of the

How to Teach with the Spirit

When I first began teaching, I kept hearing people say that teachers should “teach with the Spirit”.  What did that even mean?  It’s not like I can control when the Holy Ghost testifies or if another person can hear or listen to him, right?  Does teaching with the spirit mean I should scrap the manual

What’s new with the website?

I’ve completed the move to WordPress, or at least, I’ve completed it far enough to take the website live, anyway.  I’ll blog another day about why I moved to WordPress from Drupal, but for now, I’m just going to make a quick run-down of the new features of the site. Streamlined Menus I hate to