Review of Rediscovering Discipleship

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Summary “Discipleship” is a word that is used often in churches but not as often used as it ought to be. Robby Gallaty’s book, Rediscovering Discipleship walks through the biblical idea of discipleship, the historical examples of it, the types of discipleship, and the elements that ought to be included in the process. Gallaty believes […]

YA Book Suggestions

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by Christi Tuit, Laura DeJong, and Justine Keuning-LaFrence As a school counselor, an ELA teacher, and a school librarian, we have always used books to help students connect to fictional characters in order to learn things about themselves. We have found that stories can help us to see truths that are hard to face and […]

Staff Reads: Our Experience with Summer Book Club

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*Please see this month’s editorial for more context on this article. Introduction: What We Did Becoming a “Lifelong Explorer” is one of our school’s “Portrait of a Graduate” goals for all students. As staff members and educators, we want to live into those same goals and values as we aim to mold students into the […]

Review of: Confronting Christianity

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I was teaching a grade twelve biblical studies class when something unexpected happened. In a class full of strong minds and bodies, I saw fear in my students’ eyes. They were afraid of University; not afraid of the workload or the professors, but afraid of not being able to answer the onslaught of questions about […]

Review of: The Standards-Based Classroom: Make Learning the Goal

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by Cory Nikkel and Matt Townsley The Standards-Based Classroom: Make Learning the Goal touts the expertise of two practitioners who have worked ceaselessly to make standards-based learning (SBL) the perfect fit for Champlain Valley School in Vermont. The authors quickly remind readers that SBL will not look and operate the same in every building and […]

Review of: How I Wish I’d Taught Maths

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Presentation Craig Barton, a British math teacher, introduces his topic in a humble fashion—unusual among educators. He endeavors to talk about being a math teacher, and so he begins with his qualifications. While he notes his bona fides as an “Outstanding” teacher with a national and international reputation, including work in Thailand and Cambodia, he […]