Deeper Learning, Authentic Audiences, and the Bike Path Project with Steven Levy

Steven LevyDeeper Learning

“When student work culminates in a genuine product for an authentic audience, it makes a world of difference.” [podbean resource=”episode=nj765-8fc9a9″ type=”audio-rectangle” height=”100″ skin=”1″ btn-skin=”107″ share=”1″ fonts=”Helvetica” auto=”0″ download=”0″ rtl=”0″] In this conversation I had the opportunity to talk with my friend and fellow CACE Fellow, Steven Levy who was recognized as the Massachusetts State Teacher of the Year (1993), honored … Read More

Beginning Well: Part 3 of a Conversation with Dan Beerens and Steven Levy

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In Part 3 of the CACE summer webinar series Dan Beerens and Steven Levy explore how teachers can create a culture in their classrooms where students are dedicated to excellence. In particular, how to give the message to students at the beginning of the year, that everything they do matters. Participants share ideas how they deliver that message, and Levy presents … Read More

Meet New CACE Fellow Steven Levy

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CACE is extremely excited to announce a new Fellow, Steven Levy. Steven is a master teacher who will be one of the main authors of our new column, The Teachers’ Lounge, a place for teachers to share best practices, ask questions, and connect with one another. Steven comes to CACE most recently from the world of Expeditionary Learning, where he … Read More

What’s Your Plan? Part 2 of a Conversation with Dan Beerens and Steven Levy

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In Part 2 of the CACE summer webinar series Dan Beerens and Steven Levy discuss how school leaders and teachers can use the summer to plan more effectively for the following school year. Part 1 was about “Ending Well” in celebrating the accomplishments of the school year and Part 3 will be about “Beginning Well” as we jump into the … Read More

Ending Well: Part 1 of a Conversation with Dan Beerens and Steven Levy

The Center for the Advancement of Christian EducationThe CACE Roundtable, WebinarsLeave a Comment

The school year is over, and we are in the midst of celebrating the past year with our students and families. Too often we wait until another year is gone by to discuss or think about how we finish, and we continue to do what we’ve always done. Dan Beerens challenged us to think differently and asked us in a … Read More

Teaching for Transformation

Teaching for Transformation Teaching for Transformation (TfT) is a design framework for the creation of authentic, formational learning experiences rooted in a transformational worldview. These learning experiences invite, nurture, and empower teachers and students to play their part in God’s story through their everyday learning. The core practices of TfT are practiced in over 100 schools worldwide to create learning … Read More

A Denver Blessing to Cherish

Dan BeerensDeeper Learning, The CACE Roundtable1 Comment

Although the Denver Christian Deeper Learning conference now seems like a fleeting memory in the rear-view mirror (February was eons ago), it is appropriate to recall with gratitude the blessings experienced as 375\+ educators gathered from all over the world for our 3rd annual Christian Deeper Learning conference! The opportunity for educators to gather for encouragement, learning, and networking (face-to-face!) … Read More

Third Thoughts on Curiosity

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When one of my grandsons comes to stay, you can be sure that among the first books he plucks off the bookshelf and curls up on the couch to read is How Things Work. He has a delightful curiosity in how aspects of the created order function (such as photosynthesis or the limbic system) or how human re-creations operate (such … Read More

Friends Who Wrote Books You Might Enjoy

Dan BeerensThe CACE Roundtable1 Comment

Writing a book is a labor of love. Publishing one in the education sector, and to go a step further, publishing in the Christian education sector, is an even greater labor of love with little hope of any financial return. Recently a number of my friends have done some really good work authoring books, and it is my joy to … Read More