On the Deaths of Billy Graham and Stephen Hawking

Richard EdlinThe CACE Roundtable

These last two weeks saw the death of two great men; Stephen Hawking and Billy Graham. Both were men of great intellect and persuasion. Stephen Hawking was the great evangelist of science and Billy Graham was the great evangelist of Christian faith. Both men lived lives equally committed to their faith and both died firmly committed to a set of … Read More

Thinking Christianly in Curriculum Design

Richard EdlinThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

Ralph Tyler, Hilda Taba, and Philip Jackson (with the latter’s reminder that even our definitions are a reflection of our worldviews), are some of the gurus of curriculum design. Their ideas, whether we realize it or not, have helped shape our contemporary understanding of curriculum, including the curriculum construction and application process. For example, Tyler’s work over half a century … Read More

The Great “Stop-and-Drop-Shop” Fallacy

Richard EdlinThe CACE Roundtable1 Comment

The other day, I was down at one of our local Christian schools collecting two of my grandchildren, to look after them at the end of the school day, whilst Sue, their mother, was busy running an after-school activity for parents. Actually, my grandson Brendon saw me in the school some time before the final bell when he was visiting … Read More