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Introducing a MAJOR new resource for our Supporting Members!
Sunday Software has donated 17 of its Bible story and Bible game computer software programs to Rotation.org for use by our supporting members in their Sunday Schools and congregation's homes for free! Join today.
- Awesome Bible Stories
- Galilee Flyer
- Exodus Adventures
- Cal and Marty's Scripture Memory Game
- The Ten Commandments
- ...and more!
View the software descriptions, graphics, and free guides in our new Bible Software Forum. Supporting members can click the download links and get the programs today for free.
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Treasure hunters Robin Stewart and Cathy Walz are helping us rediscover some of the "buried" lesson and resource treasures at Rotation.org. Come see their first couple of rediscoveries.
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About the Rotation Model and Organization of Our Site
You may have noticed that our Bible Story Lesson Forums are organized around "major" Bible stories and and creative teaching methods such as video and art (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." View a short video about the Model.
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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