God is the greatest teacher there is and inviting God in on a daily basis can lead us to knew understanding.
I can do no other than give my students what has been given to me. We all stand within traditions, consciously or not, choosing to think and live out of ways that others have before us.
If we won't be getting rid of schools anytime soon, what will education look like in 10 years? That's always a fun and important question to think about and reflect on.
Since I first started teaching 36 years ago, in some ways, teaching has changed significantly. In other ways, we're still trying to accomplish the same thing.
At the time I graduated from eighth grade, “googol” was still just a number. If someone had told me then that my children would one day carry in their pockets small devices with tiny motors, called search engines, that could pull from the air any fact I had acquired in nine years of schooling, would I have believed it? Perhaps.
I’m very concerned about faith formation in Christian schools. I'm concerned about students knowing all the right answers, but not really believing it. I’m concerned that they’re going to get so Bibled-out that they’ll go through the motions, but not really own their faith.