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About GLEnet

Our goal is to connect educators from around the world who serve in any Lutheran education position.  We offer FREE access to this network as a gift from LEA. Simply click here to complete the very simple registration form.

As a member of GLEnet, you will receive the following benefits:

·       Tips of the Week (sent to your email address … see samples below)

·       Listserv access (ability to read comments made by your colleagues and post your own questions and comments)

·       Shaping the Future – LEA’s official online publication made available three times a year

GLEnet Tips



Teacher training trip to Nepal… ServLife’s 2019 teacher training trip is in July, but registration closes at the end of January. Find out more about ServLife. (Thanks to Tim Kurth for this lead.)

The Journey Begins is the 2019 Lutheran Hour Ministry’s new online mission trip. This is just a heads-up for “Passport to Peru,” scheduled for National Lutheran Schools Week at the end of January.

Your wellness is vital to living your life to the fullest of God’s blessings and to the services you provide in your ministry. The LCMS Church Worker Wellness site can help.

Global trips have enriched students according to a teacher in Baton Rouge (The Advocate). (ASCD Global Edition SmartBrief)

Ways to Use Classroom Walls (Larry Ferlazzo in Education Week)… See ideas from other teachers (EdWeek Update). Do your walls reflect the Christian culture of your environment? You might want to visit this Pinterest page on Christian bulletin boards for ideas. (Many religious bulletin boards proclaim the Law (what you should do) rather than the Gospel (what God did for you).

Early bird discount deadline for the 2019 LEA NAC is January 18. Save $$$!   2019 National Administrators Conference February 17–19 in Washington D.C. Late-breaking good news: American Edventures offers a Feb. 16 travel journey—DC SECRETS FAM TOUR—exclusively for attendees of the 2019 NAC. More here. (Use tour code # 901570648.)

January 11, 2019

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Joy to the World: Kids Helping Kids is the GLEnet article by Cheryl Ehlers in the new issue of Shaping the Future. See the story of Cambodian Lutheran schools.

Physics website makes learning physics more engaging in 40 countries. Check it out. (Chalkbeat/Accomplished Teacher)

Do Other Countries Value Classroom Technology Equally? (Laura Ascione in eSchoolNews/SmartBrief on EdTech)… The differences probably won’t surprise you.

How to Be Heard Worldwide From Your Classroom (Jenny Grant Rankin MiddleWeb/ASCD Global Edition)… Tips may offer your school some practical solutions.

2019 LEA National Administrators Conference… includes sectionals and special experiences in partnership with the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty at the Museum of the Bible. February 17–19 in Washington, D.C.

December 14, 2018


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