The Book of Mormon details the master class on leadership that Jesus Christ taught during His first day among the Nephites.
Elder Dale G. Renlund reminds the faculty of BYU that their responsibility to help students draw closer to Christ is more than a job—it is a blessing.
With students at the center, the mission of a BYU education is to be broad, deep, spiritually strengthening and character building.
Jay E. Jensen lays out principles of teaching and learning, both in councils and families, that invite the Spirit so all may be edified together.
Section 88 of the Doctrine and Covenants directed the early Saints to build the School of the Prophets and establish a pattern for every school in Zion.
Our children - or the children around us - are also children of God who have been entrusted to our care. We must nurture them and teach them all we can.
In many universities, the priorities of research, citizenship, and teaching compete with one another. At BYU they should complement each othe.
You can learn vitally important things by what you hear and see and, even more, by what you feel, as prompted by the Holy Ghost.
We all have meaningful stories to tell. I know we do. If we tell them and let this marvelous generation of computer- and video-literate youth film them, I know we will draw others into tenderly telling their meaningful stories, too.
Nephi delighted in plainness so that his people could learn. Similarly, we should live our lives and teach the gospel with more simplicity.
We receive the most powerful education when we seek to answer the questions of our hearts, diligently taking both our efforts and answers to the Lord.
To transmit religious traditions to their children, parents must live their own testimonies and understand how to balance love and control.
The art of mentoring at BYU is about teaching not only minds, but hearts. Let me share some experiences with teachers and mentors who love and serve.
To improve our teaching, we must improve our learning by eliminating both fear and vanity, which inhibit our learning, to better understand students.
It is time we re-evaluated what falls under the umbrella of scholarship for our faculty—because it is so much more than research at the expense of teaching.
A teacher's attitude can have far-reaching effects on students. Learn to admit, with humility and faith and love, what you don't know—and what you do know.