Teaching Children Effectively


Level 1

This course provides a practical learning experience designed to equip students with basic skills and effective methods to evangelize children

This course provides a practical learning experience designed to equip students with basic skills and effective methods to evangelize children and immediately begin a neighbourhood or school-based outreach ministry. Emphasis is placed on organizing and conducting meaningful classroom activities that can enrich children spiritually.

Three student practicums are a vital part of the instructional process, providing evaluated experience in applying the principles taught. Five additional teaching sessions with children complete the course requirements.

Course topics include:

  • The Child in the New Testament
  • The Importance of Conversion
  • Leading a Child to Christ
  • The Importance of the Teacher
  • Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation
  • Counseling the Child for Salvation
  • Scripture Memorization
  • Importance of Reaching the Child in the Neighbourhood
  • The Good News Club® Program
  • Discipline
  • Teaching Children to Pray
  • Teaching with Music
  • Visual Communication in Teaching
  • Encouraging the Newly Converted Child

Level 2

TCE Level 2 is designed to provide information and practical methods which will enable the student to effectively guide the saved child in progressive spiritual growth. The course is based on the premise that effective teaching of the Word of God produces change. Students gain skills which will enable them to offer practical help to children as they develop their personal relationship with God.

Two evaluated practicum sessions are included within the course. Five additional required teaching sessions with children enhance the classroom study.

Course topics include:

  • General Concepts of Spiritual Development
  • Growth Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation
  • Teaching the Message of Salvation in the Class Hour
  • Basic Needs of the Child
  • Teaching Confession of Sin
  • The Saved Child's Devotional Life
  • Developing the Child's Appreciation of God
  • Being a Witness for God
  • Teaching Missions
  • Christian Conduct
  • The Ministry of Teaching
  • Use of Objectives in Teaching
  • Motivating Faithful Attendance