The CACE Roundtable

An ongoing discussion of Christian education with CACE fellows and director Tim Van Soelen.

Teacher Shortage and Strategic Compensation: Conversation with Jon Eckert

April 23, 2018

Jon and I have had prior conversations on Collective Leadership, and I’ve become more convinced that building the professional and leadership capacity of educators within our schools and profession who enjoy doing hard and innovative work together is the primary way to improve our schools, educational opportunities for students, and… Read more

“My Masters Story…”

April 19, 2018

I was on vacation with my family in Florida when I saw a man wearing a Masters Tournament golf hat. I started a brief conversation with this complete stranger by asking him if he was attending the tournament this year. This led to a very fun conversation and something that… Read more

Considering the Power of Bilingual Christian Education

April 3, 2018

Let’s say a world-renowned soccer expert happens to observe your preschooler, and then approaches you saying, “Excuse me, but I just have to tell you that your child has ridiculous potential to become a soccer star.” Odds are you will enroll your future standout in a soccer program before the… Read more

The Teachers’ Lounge

By teachers, for teachers about teaching.

No More Crappy Homework

April 10, 2018

In his blog, “No More Crappy Homework,” David Mulder poses a question to his readers wondering if homework is worthwhile. He concludes: In some cases, yes. But in other cases…I would say it’s probably crappy homework, the kind I assigned to my middle school students 15 years ago. I am… Read more

Do Sweat the Small Stuff

January 4, 2018

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men… (Colossians 3:23) Thank God for singing cosmic rhythms into the steady beat of time! He fills our waiting hearts with hope-inspired imagination of how things might be different each new day, week,… Read more

For the Love of…

November 28, 2017

For the love of money is the root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. (1 Timothy 6:10) “If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t… Read more

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