Welcome to Rotation.org's Lesson Exchange!In addition to our public lesson forums, supporting members have access to sets of extra creative lessons from our Writing Team. Here's their latest release:
Seven Creative, Faithful, and Fun Lessons for our Supporting Members.
Everyone can read the Lesson Summaries.
Register for a free (limited) membership to access certain features and free content. Or... become a Supporting Member now and get unlimited access to all our forums, including our special Writing Team Lesson Sets!
In addition to Rotation.org's plentiful Lesson Forums, we have an ever-growing collection of free leader and teacher resources. Here are some of the very latest additions:
- 18 Ways to Use Your Cellphone in Your Teaching
- How to Do a Bible Word Study that will Expand Your Teaching Vocabulary and Stoke Your Creativity
- Encourage Your Teachers -- slip this "Teaching Be-attitudes" PDF into an email to your teacher or discuss it at your next meeting
VISIT our Teachers Help Lounge -- get lesson and program help from other Christian educators.
Special Supporting Member Resources
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View and Print from our collection of Bible Video Outlines
These include all 13 videos in the What's in the Bible? series.
Writing Team Lesson Sets!
Over 350 extra-creative, extra-detailed lessons on major Bible stories featuring a wide variety of teaching methods: cooking, art, drama, video, software, music, games, and more!
About the Rotation Model and Organization of Our Site
You may have noticed that our Bible Story Lesson Forums mainly focuses on "major" Bible stories, and is organized by creative teaching methods (aka "workshops"). That's a nod to our Rotation modelers for whom this site was originally created. It ALSO helps traditional Sunday Schools who are looking for something more than the "same-old craft."
Learn more about the Model
Two Rotation Model Principles:
(1) Creative lessons taught in creative spaces we call "workshops" help students learn and WANT to return.
(2) Focusing on major stories for several weeks in a row improves Bible literacy and helps reduce teacher prep time and burnout.
Learn more about how traditional Sunday School classes can take advantage of Rotation practices and ideas.
Here's a typical four-week rotation schedule for 3 different grade groups. If you only have one or two groups of kids, you would still rotate them through all the workshops, but on any given week some workshops would not be in use.
|Week 1||Grades K-1||Grades 2-4||Grades 5-6||Open|
|Week 2||Open||Grades K-1||Grades 2-4||Grades 5-6|
|Week 3||Grades 5-6||Open||Grades K-1||Grades 2-4|
|Week 4||Grades 2-4||Grades 5-6||Open||Grades K-1|
Rotation schedules are super-flexible and scalable to any church size. Add a fifth week and workshop to create a