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Home Tips to Develop Brain Muscles:  “Just Do It!”

Kids learn differently.  That much is certain. Educators are divided on the use of the term “learning styles,” but any good teacher worth his/her salt employs a slew of techniques to make information stick—reading, highlighting, chants, games,...

Managing Media in the Home

A few months ago we looked at the decision that all of us parents need to make regarding when to allow a child to get a personal electronic device.  As difficult as that process is to walk through, I believe the greater challenge we face as...

S.T.E.M.: A Science Teacher's Perspective Part 2

Rather than focusing on one academic area of interest, a classically educated student is educated as a whole. They are taught to respect and nurture their physical and spiritual bodies, to explore and understand the wonder of the natural world...

Stem : A Science Teacher's Perspective Part 1

I've been thinking much about the latest "fad" in education. It seems like every couple of years, an educator and a politician team up to take on what is wrong with education in America. Fueled by frustration, fear, and hope for a quick fix, the...

Should you let your child get a smartphone?

“I feel like we’re Amish.”

I heard this one evening as my teenage children and I discussed the issue of smartphones in our home.  I chuckled to myself inside because I was once that cool, 20-something youth pastor that every teen in the church...