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April 2023

April 2023

Annual Resource Guide

Browsing the Bookshelves

About four years ago, I bought a house built in 1876 with a ton of history and a genuine “Michigan basement”—a six-­foot [...]

The Overwhelming, Never-­Ending Silence of God: Teaching Shūsaku Endō’s Silence in a Christian School

In our modern North American churches, we often sing of the “overwhelming, never-­ending, reckless love of God” to remind us of how [...]

Disability in Children’s Literature: Eight Books You Should Have in Your Classroom Library

Christine Scholma and Bill Boerman-­Cornell Teachers face increasingly difficult challenges when they make choices about children’s and young adult texts to use [...]

Found Families: An Idea for Blending Whole-­Class Novels and Student Choice in Middle School and High School English Classrooms

The ideas in this article spring from three important identities I carry in my heart: reader, teacher, and child in the family [...]

Hi, My Name Is . . .

We have all been there before. One hand in your pocket, the other hand holding a beverage while you engage in small [...]

Calling All Boundary Pioneers: Making Sense of Science and Religion

Making Sense of Science and Religion: Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond, by Joseph W. Shane, et al. (National Science Teaching Association, [...]

The Tortoise Wins: You’re Only Human

You’re Only Human: How Your Limits Reflect God’s Design and Why That’s Good News, by Kelly M. Kapic (Brazos, 2022) The hare once [...]

Three Nesting Dolls: A History of Reformed Christian Education in Canada

Education for Hope: A Course Correction, by John E. Hull (Friesen, 2022) Dr. John Hull is a Christian educator and scholar born in [...]