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transformation of education? See what Brookings Institution suggests (ASCD Worldwide).
Conscience and Inner Awakening… Action Research of a Teaching forEmpowerment Program in South India (ALEA).
Teaching Christian Worldview
is a brief primer on a topic worth knowing for educators in Lutheran schools. (All About…). Google Christian worldview for teachers or challenges to Christian teaching for additional resources.
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publication schedule… LEA network
publications will take summer vacation May 28–August 6. (You may hear from us
when situations warrant a release.) Network listservs and social media remain
operational for networking among you.
May 25, 2018
for the previous issue.
New partnership… Congratulations to the
Lutheran educators in Guatemala who launched a new professional organization
this weekend at their conference. Asociacion de Cristianos Luteranos Educadores
de America (ACLEA) translates to Association of Christian Lutheran Educators in
the Americas. Lutheran educators of other Latin American countries can become
part of this association. Lutheran Education Association and LeadAChild
have been helping leadership in Guatemala and other Central American countries
develop the concept of such an organization.
planning for the 2019 convocation.
The Convocation Budget Guide, Convocation Deposit Options, and Convocation Installment Plan can help.
South India… Teach for Empowerment in South India (ALEA).
Language learning… Scientists Reveal Cut-Off Age for Learning a New Language (Independent). (ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief)
The what? The Great Commission: Shame on Us (Tom
Couser/Passing the Torch).
On Christian biblical worldview…
While most of the following Reformed sources need your Lutheran discernment, some
may inform you in the struggle to address worldviews other than Christian
Axis: This ministry has a “Cultural Translator” email
they send weekly that provides insight into ways culture is influencing
The Colson Center features a daily
radio and email commentary called Breakpoint. It focuses on timely issues
occurring in culture in relation to the Christian worldview.
All About Worldview: This website
serves as an excellent resource with information about the Christian worldview
as well as the major non-Christian worldviews
The Dennison Forum provides a daily
email that thoughtfully addresses issues of the day with biblical truth.
Sean McDowell is the son of renowned
apologist Josh McDowell. His website includes numerous articles on various
to Roy Faletti from Summit Ministries for these leads.)
May 11, 2018
Scroll down for the previous issue.
You will want to read Karin Semler’s “Learning is a Treasure” in the latest issue of Shaping
Quality… Teacher Magazine comments on Assessing Global Competence.
Take your temperature… Why Warmth Is the Underappreciated Skill Leaders Need (KelloggInsight). (BoardSource SmartBrief) You might
recognize it as agape.
better grasp of Christian worldview? Check out a resource
from Summit Ministries (while ignoring references to decision theology).
(Thanks to Roy Faletti for this lead.)
learning… Why We Need to Teach Kids the“What’s Next?” Mindset (Focus2Achieve).
Considering a change? “… we also need to
remember that it may not matter to the Holy Spirit in which Peoria we decide to
teach. If two congregations have extended Calls, we may in faith exercise our
freedom to move to Kansas or to stay in Illinois. Assuming our ministry will be
productive in either place, our Savior may encourage us to choose for
ourselves.” (Jane Fryar in chapter 11 of A Teacher of the Church, edited by Russ Moulds, Wipf and Stock
April 20, 2018
April is National Poetry Month in the
United States. So you might want to explore a more global
recognition with sites such as Hello Poetry, Famous Poets and Poems, and maybe these mentions of site from a recent issue of MIDnet’s
Tips of the Week: 5 Ways to Celebrate Poetry (edutopia), 5 Poems to Learn for National Poetry Month (education world), Selection of Christian Poetry, and—if you dare—poetry about pottery (All Poetry)!
A new way to learn language… Techno Teachers: Finnish School Tests Robot Educators (VOA).
heavy reading… Unlocking the Science of How Kids Think (EducationNext).
AI, AI, AI…
How Artificial Intelligence is Already Transforming Education (Education Week Education Futures).
religion… Give yourself 28 minutes to listen to a KFUO interview with Lutheran toxicologist Dr. Michael Dourson as he demonstrates that nature and the Bible are
in accord. (The interview actually starts about 4 minutes into the broadcast.) (LifeTogether)
April 6, 2018
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