Emerging from Covid-19: Addressing Student Ability

Elizabeth DombrowskiThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

Assessing Student Needs

As we emerge from the chaos that has been the Covid-19 pandemic, I am hearing a lot of messages and concern about learning loss. And with new government funding in the form of EANS funds and other Covid-19 related grants, schools are being encouraged to explore all kinds of options for addressing the ‘learning loss’ impacts of the pandemic. Leaders … Read More

Getting the Big Things Right: Priorities for School Leaders

Gary ArnoldThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

Priorities for School Leaders

Axios founder Jim VandeHei built his nimble, voracious media channel on five words: get the big things right. My mind immediately recalled VanderHei’s mantra when Drs. Smith and Lepine asked me to write a follow-up to their foundational blogpost, “Keeping a Kingdom Mindset.” How do transformational leaders get (and keep) the big things right? Big Thing #1: Posture In both … Read More

What the World Needs Now: A CDL4 Retrospective

Deeper Learning, The CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

As we reflect on the 4th annual Deeper Learning gathering of Christian/faith-based schools, we are grateful for the “real work for real people” being done all around the world. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, there are around 32,000 faith-based schools just in the United States, educating more than 3 million students. We rejoice in being part of … Read More

More Than a School: Teaching Kids How to Think

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Hope Academy

In their “More Than a School” video series, Hope Academy is seeking to spotlight the things that make them truly unique, through the voices of people who make Hope special. In this episode, Mr. Choi unpacks the ways they help students learn how to think as we shape hearts, minds, and affections through classical, Christ-centered education.

Sacred Spaces

Steven LevyThe CACE Roundtable, The Teachers' Lounge2 Comments

Last year I was visiting a beautiful new school building (that’s you, Minnehaha), a facility rebuilt after a horrific explosion that destroyed much of the former campus. The staff spent countless hours with architects and builders to imagine the new space. Walking into a place that has been so thoughtfully imagined, so intentionally designed, so intimately prepared felt like a … Read More