Read Everywhere

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I do most of my reading while I’m driving. Lest you picture me with an open book on my steering wheel casting only occasional glances at the road, allow me to explain. As a high school English teacher, I find that most of my reading revolves around the essays I assign to my students (my […]

Does the Reformation Still Matter? by Karin Maag

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Imagine you are at a teacher’s workshop. You introduce yourself to the teacher sitting next to you and say you are from such-and-such Christian School. The teacher asks what church your school is affiliated with. You say that your school is private, not parochial, and is not directly affiliated with any church, though it places […]

Valuable Resources

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For this issue of CEJ, we asked our panelists either to talk about a recent book they have read and its helpfulness as a Christian educator or to discuss other types of media (podcasts, blogs, newsletters, journals, etc.) they use for ideas, inspiration, and engagement with the work of Christian education. Justin Cook started the […]

Mission (Almost) Impossible

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Day: Thursday My mission, should I choose to accept it: In my one full day of work on this campus, impart a love of reading, match students with books, and teach writing, history, math, Bible, art appreciation, and library skills. 0920 hours: Fifth grade. They have worked for a month on biographies in class, preparing […]