Prepare to engage daily with real students and teachers at EBC's K-12 school, Longview Christian Academy, gaining practical insights that set our program apart. Our curriculum goes beyond theory; learn teaching techniques from seasoned educators boasting decades of experience. But the learning doesn't stop there – you'll have the opportunity to apply these techniques in TIBS classrooms, collaborating with fellow students to refine your skills. As the pinnacle of your experience, dedicate your senior year to becoming a student teacher at Longview Christian Academy, where you'll merge knowledge with hands-on practice. At TIBS, we're committed to nurturing effective educators who make a lasting impact, both in the classroom and in the lives of their students.
Key Classes in Religious Education
Teaching Methods, ED100
An in-depth study explaining and demonstrating the most effective methods of teaching and reaching children, with emphasis on story-telling and visual aids.
Philosophy of Education, ED302
A study placing Christian education in its proper perspective with emphasis on its historical and philosophical development, in contrast to the secular humanism being taught in most public schools.
Child Psychology, ED300
A study of the development of a child as a whole, including spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social, and physical phases of a child's life. Emphasis will be on the teaching-learning process of spiritual development and the teaching of character.
Mrs. Ruth Smith,
Head of Religious Education Department