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Bridge-Building In Sioux County, Mary Beth Pollema Oct 2019

Bridge-Building In Sioux County, Mary Beth Pollema

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"Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Alex Vasquez, director of Young Life in Sioux County, about his work in the community. He is speaking from several platforms that allow him to serve as a “bridge builder” between cultures within Sioux Center."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­partnering with immigrants in our communities from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/bridge-building-in-sioux-county/


The Walls Within Our Classrooms, Mary Beth Pollema Feb 2019

The Walls Within Our Classrooms, Mary Beth Pollema

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"Sinful hearts are prone to build walls that cause others to be excluded, but God has given us the ministry of reconciliation (II Cor. 5:18) that we are to bring to our classroom communities."

Posting about breaking educational barriers from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-walls-within-our-classrooms/


Creating A Culturally Sensitive Classroom, Barb Hoekstra Sep 2018

Creating A Culturally Sensitive Classroom, Barb Hoekstra

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"Culturally sensitive Christian instructors see their students as image bearers of Christ, as kingdom citizens, and they focus on all aspects of their students, not just their color."

Posting about educating students in a diverse world from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/creating-a-culturally-sensitive-classroom/


The Toughest Question About Christian Education, Leah A. Zuidema Sep 2018

The Toughest Question About Christian Education, Leah A. Zuidema

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"For Christ-centered schools, the desire to promote the common good is a way to make daily life better for everyone."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­the importance of Christian education from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-toughest-question-about-christian-education/


What? How? Why? Who?, Patricia C. Kornelis Aug 2018

What? How? Why? Who?, Patricia C. Kornelis

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What If Assessment Was A Gift?, Patricia C. Kornelis Jul 2018

What If Assessment Was A Gift?, Patricia C. Kornelis

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See The Story, Live The Story, Patricia C. Kornelis Apr 2018

See The Story, Live The Story, Patricia C. Kornelis

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What Does It Mean To Be Successful?, Patricia C. Kornelis Feb 2018

What Does It Mean To Be Successful?, Patricia C. Kornelis

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선교지 기독교 대학의 코어 커리큘럼 작성 / Establishing Core Curriculum At Christian Colleges In The Mission Fields, Jay Shim May 2017

선교지 기독교 대학의 코어 커리큘럼 작성 / Establishing Core Curriculum At Christian Colleges In The Mission Fields, Jay Shim

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This paper deals with establishing Christian core-curriculum from a Reformed point of view (the paper also uses the term “college education that enables mission”) for Christian colleges and universities in the mission fields. The paper explores definition, content, and uses of core-curriculum, and relevant issues that must be deal with for the formation of it in the situation of the mission field. It also provides a plan and roadmap for the formation of three core-curriculum for PAUA member institutions. Faith and education/knowledge are two different tasks. From a Reformed view of life-system, however, they are considered to be structured ...


Love Your Neighbor As Yourself: Learning From Award-Winning Second Language College Teachers, Leendert Van Beek Apr 2017

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself: Learning From Award-Winning Second Language College Teachers, Leendert Van Beek

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What can we learn from award-winning second language teachers so that we can serve the students at our Christian institutions better? A wide spectrum of college teachers was interviewed about their perspectives on the qualities needed to excel, their classroom practices, and their theories of teaching and learning.


Celebrating Diversity In Christian Schools With Differentiation, Patricia C. Kornelis Jan 2017

Celebrating Diversity In Christian Schools With Differentiation, Patricia C. Kornelis

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Does it matter if some of your students are lost and have no idea how to connect with you and with learning? Does it matter if some of your students are consistently ahead and are spending considerable time waiting for the rest of us to catch up?


Let's Build Something Biblical, Mary Beth Pollema Jan 2017

Let's Build Something Biblical, Mary Beth Pollema

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More and more families are ignoring God's mandate to train our covenant children in the instruction of the Lord (Eph. 6:4) and are choosing to educate their children in secular institutions because they do not see the value of Christian education. Why is this? What can we do about it?


Integrating A Christian Worldview Into Literacy Instruction, Gwen R. Marra Jan 2017

Integrating A Christian Worldview Into Literacy Instruction, Gwen R. Marra

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Reaching All The Students In Your Classroom, Kathleen Van Tol Jan 2017

Reaching All The Students In Your Classroom, Kathleen Van Tol

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This presentation discusses scaffolding: distinct instructional techniques which provide the supports that struggling learners may need to learn challenging lesson content. Planning for inclusion of appropriate scaffolding requires that teachers know both their students and their content well.


Case For Christian Higher Education: Two-Year Technical Programs, Too, Joel K. Sikkema Oct 2016

Case For Christian Higher Education: Two-Year Technical Programs, Too, Joel K. Sikkema

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"The importance of today’s professional-technical vocations is critical to the collective work for Christ in today’s world. People serving in these fields are truly at the front lines, responding to God’s word with their hearts, minds, and hands."

Posting about the need for Christian technical training from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/the-case-for-christian-higher-education-two-year-technical-programs-too/


Faith Connections In The Math Classroom, Valorie L. Zonnefeld, Ryan G. Zonnefeld Oct 2016

Faith Connections In The Math Classroom, Valorie L. Zonnefeld, Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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Looking for ways to make faith connections in your math classroom? The Zonnefelds present a framework, developed in collaboration with local teachers, that synthesizes faith connections, the TfT framework, and Common Core standards.


Why Is School Like A Prison?, David J. Mulder Aug 2016

Why Is School Like A Prison?, David J. Mulder

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"Imagine the change in motivation in a classroom that was formerly teacher-directed to one where students have a voice in the learning process!"

Posting about enhancing the student experience from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/why-is-school-like-a-prison/


Resources Preservice Teachers Use To Think About Student Writing, Leah A. Zuidema, James E. Fredricksen Aug 2016

Resources Preservice Teachers Use To Think About Student Writing, Leah A. Zuidema, James E. Fredricksen

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This article identifies five categories of resources that preservice teachers drew on as they considered student writing and planned their own approaches to assessing and teaching writing. Identifying these resources helps us better understand how beginning writing teachers think about student writing—and better understand mismatches that commonly occur between what teacher educators teach and what new teachers actually do. Our study builds on literature that considers how writing teachers are prepared, extends research about how preservice teachers use what they learn,and adds layers of detail to literature about the resources that beginning teachers draw upon to aid and ...


God Loveth Adverbs: Teaching (And Living) Christianly, David J. Mulder Apr 2016

God Loveth Adverbs: Teaching (And Living) Christianly, David J. Mulder

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"In my current role as a teacher educator, I strive to help my students (pre-service teachers) understand what it means to 'teach Christianly.' If I’m honest about it, I am still striving to fully understand what this means in my own teaching practice."

Posting about being a Christ-like teacher from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/god-loveth-adverbs-teaching-and-living-christianly/


Created To Create: Fostering Innovative Education, David J. Mulder Jan 2016

Created To Create: Fostering Innovative Education, David J. Mulder

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"Can we teach kids to be creative? Can we teach students to wonder, to ask questions, to innovate? Or is this, in fact, something that is naturally within them?"

Posting about ­­­­­­­­shifting school culture to allow for more creativity from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/created-to-create-fostering-innovative-education/


Explorers And Immigrants, Nathan L. Tintle Jan 2016

Explorers And Immigrants, Nathan L. Tintle

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"In my research work I am regularly able to live life on the frontier of an unfamiliar land, as an immigrant and an explorer. Day-in and day-out I get to experience the unfamiliarity which is so rewarding and exciting, satisfying the insatiable appetite to do something daring."

Posting about new ways of thinking from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/explorers-and-immigrants/


선교지 기독교 교육의 실제 의미: “선교를 위한 교육”으로부터 “선교할 수 있는 교육”으로 / Practical Meaning Of Christian Education In The Mission Fields: From "Mission Through Education" Toward "Education That Enables Mission”, Jay Shim Jan 2016

선교지 기독교 교육의 실제 의미: “선교를 위한 교육”으로부터 “선교할 수 있는 교육”으로 / Practical Meaning Of Christian Education In The Mission Fields: From "Mission Through Education" Toward "Education That Enables Mission”, Jay Shim

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This article argues for a paradigm transition from “education for mission” model to “education that enables mission” model that is based on an integrative Christian spirituality and worldview. The former model loosely combines two different disciplines without deep consideration of the relationship. It uses education as a means to accomplish mission and may lead to conflicts between the two disciplines and thus sacrifice the unique nature and role of education. The latter model is rooted on a biblical interpretation of the comprehensive redemptive history of God which is reflected in the holistic Christian thought. On such a Christian basis, education ...


Religion In The Early British Literature Classroom: The Challenges Of Teaching Religion And Literature To Students Of Faith, Bob De Smith Jan 2016

Religion In The Early British Literature Classroom: The Challenges Of Teaching Religion And Literature To Students Of Faith, Bob De Smith

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Grace Of Failure, David J. Mulder Nov 2015

Grace Of Failure, David J. Mulder

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"Rather than 'averaging' grades on discrete bits of knowledge and facts, teachers could track growth in understanding the big ideas over time."

Posting about new ways to assess student learning from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/the-grace-of-failure/


Critical Thinking And High-Level Discourse In A 1:1 Environment, Ryan G. Zonnefeld, Valorie L. Zonnefeld Nov 2015

Critical Thinking And High-Level Discourse In A 1:1 Environment, Ryan G. Zonnefeld, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Learn about our experiences co-teaching a K–8 methods course using 1:1 tablets in a high-tech lab. This innovative course included a move away from a textbook to a dynamic research-based curriculum supported by NCTM resources and CCSSM as well as integral utilization of apps, web 2.0 tools, and professional learning networks.


Christian Views Of The Student, Steve Holtrop Nov 2015

Christian Views Of The Student, Steve Holtrop

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"Because we are very influenced by the philosophies of our age, we need to critically examine these -isms through a biblical lens."

Posting about a Christian perspective on understanding students from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/christian-views-of-the-student/


"Digital Natives" Or "The Dumbest Generation?", David J. Mulder Oct 2015

"Digital Natives" Or "The Dumbest Generation?", David J. Mulder

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A common part of the conversation about Millenials is to describe them as exceptionally technologically-savvy; some have called them "digital natives." But research does not bear this out; people of older generations can be equally tech-savvy, and while many Millenials love their phones and social media, etc., the reality is that all of us are acculturated into a particular era of technology, and members of each generation can exhibit a range of comfort and skill working with different technologies.


Does Gender Matter In The Academic World?, Neal Deroo Sep 2015

Does Gender Matter In The Academic World?, Neal Deroo

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Posting about how much gender matters in the academy and higher education from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/does-gender-matter-in-the-academic-world/


Coach, Can We Talk?, Chad Hanson Aug 2015

Coach, Can We Talk?, Chad Hanson

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"Approach talking to a coach after praying for wisdom and writing down objective and productive facts toward helping your child change."

Posting about healthy discussions with coaches from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/coach-can-we-talk/


Back To School, Gwen R. Marra Aug 2015

Back To School, Gwen R. Marra

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Posting about preparing for a new school year from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/back-to-school/