Will and Wisdom

Dan BeerensInnovation, The CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

As I consider beginning to work with schools through CACE in both of the areas of improvement and innovation I think it is appropriate to start with the words will and wisdom. Over the years I have observed that effective change in schools is often simply a matter of having the will to do something. The leader must possess the … Read More

Introducing CACE

Tim Van SoelenCACE NewsLeave a Comment

The creation of The Center for Advancement of Christian Education (CACE) was announced at the opening session of the 2013 Andreas Center Conference at Dordt University on Thursday evening, October 31.  The center aims to help innovate, improve, sustain, and promote Christian education at the primary, secondary, and college/university levels. Learn more about CACE’s creation, mission, and future.

The Not-So-Common Core?

Tim Van SoelenSchool LeadersLeave a Comment

It is difficult to subscribe to any type of education newsfeed without seeing an article, blog post, or political response (for/against) the Common Core State Standards. What began as a seemingly unified attempt to address the United States’ “middle-of-the-pack” performance on international tests (e.g. PISA, TIMSS) as well as create a rigorous set of national standards that would raise achievement … Read More