Reasons to Believe

Educators/Homeschoolers

  • Embracing Scrutiny

    As a child I spent a lot of time in my backyard digging up rocks and looking underneath them for unseen worlds of bugs and worms. From the bug’s point of view, however, I’m sure that being … more

  • Engaging Kids with a High Interest in Math and Science

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, interviews Dr. Hugh Ross about his strategies for educators to keep kids with a high interest in math or science engaged with the education process.

    This … more

  • How Do We (and Our Kids) Know God Is Really There?

    It’s common for RTB to receive book recommendations, manuscripts, and review copies of books. For the most part we’re unable to review them, but now and then someone on staff will spare … more

  • Through the Lens: Evolution, "Synthetic Biology" HD

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    Synthetic biology is an emerging discipline which may not be covered in conventional biology textbooks. However, this area of research … more

  • Through the Lens: Evolution, "Synthetic Biology" SD

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    Before watching the video:

    Synthetic biology is an emerging discipline which may not be covered in conventional biology textbooks. However, this area of research … more

  • Quick Guide to Evaluating a Science Textbook

    It’s almost that time of year again when parents stroll the aisles at their local homeschool show or search the internet looking for a new science curriculum. But what happens when you come … more

  • Through the Lens: Evolution, "Microevolution"

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    Review: Do a brief review of the five different definitions of the word "evolution" as explained in the last episode. Which definitions … more

  • Through the Lens: Evolution, "Microevolution" (HD)

    Video Url: http://c450919.r19.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_evo_ep2_microevo_hd.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

    Before watching the video:

    Review: Do a brief review of the five different definitions of the word "evolution" as explained in the last episode. Which definitions … more

  • Through the Lens: Evolution, "What Is Evolution?"

    Video Url: http://c450919.r19.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_evo_ep1_defofevo_sd.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

    Before watching the video:

    Discuss: What do you think of when you hear the word "evolution"? How is it used?

    After the video:

    Discuss: Browse the chapters … more

  • Through the Lens: Evolution, "What Is Evolution?" (HD)

    Video Url: http://c450919.r19.cf2.rackcdn.com/ttl_evo_ep1_defofevo_hd.mp4

    Discussion Ideas

    Before watching the video:

    Discuss: What do you think of when you hear the word "evolution"? How is it used?

    After the video:

    Discuss: Browse the chapters … more

  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 4

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, talks to her daughter, Emily (age 10), about her favorite dinosaur.

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  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 3

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, discusses the question, "When did dinosaurs live?" with her daughter (age 10).

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  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 2

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, discusses general and special revelation with her daughter, Emily (age 10).

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  • Educator's Help Desk: Dinosaurs, Part 1

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    Krista Bontrager, Dean of Online Instruction, interviews her daughter (age 10) about dinosaurs and her favorite dinosaur book.

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