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Teaching, Learning, and the Mind of Christ

(This post was recently published on the CACE (Center for the Advancement of Christian Education) blog. I am blogging regularly now on this site and on the CACE site.) It was very interesting to meet this past week with the owner of a local architectural firm, who works with building new school buildings and modifying older structures. What was fascinating to Continue Reading

Posted in classroom, encouraging the heart, priorities, student outcomes

Heart shaped leadership

As I have observed various organizations over the years, I have repeatedly seen how critical leadership is to the health and flourishing of the organization. One of the most important aspects of leadership in a Christian organization is the spiritual passion/vitality of the leader – it truly does flow down from the top to the rest of the organization and Continue Reading

Posted in leadership, priorities

A response to the “Creating Innovators” Friedman column

Recently I was asked by Axiom News Service from Ontario, Canada to respond to a recent New York Times column by Thomas Friedman about Tony Wagner’s book, Creating Innovators. My response was reported in two different columns: April 3 – Graduate innovation-ready youth: Harvard education specialist April 4 – We need more than innovation-ready youth

Posted in educational change, international, priorities, student outcomes

Hope you like the new site!

A new year – a new theme for the website and a significant reorganization of the material – all designed to hopefully be more user friendly to you – the end user! I am very grateful to my talented team – my daughter Julie, who took time out from her booming photography business and one year old son to design Continue Reading

Posted in priorities, technology

Where we spend our energy is critical!

This is a very compelling infographic to me – one difference it seems to me is that we get to vote how well to fund education as opposed to the fact that we have to deal with those who break the law. But why is the discrepancy so wide?

Posted in priorities