Learning in the Continuum

Kent EzellThe CACE Roundtable1 Comment

Many of us were taught to have a beginning, middle, and end to our lessons. In other words, we thought it was important to close out our lessons neatly. The Zeigarnik Effect suggests that we reconsider.

Why We Love Career and Technical Education – Part One

Tim Van SoelenThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

High school students in Christian school Career and Technical Education (CTE) course

We have an interesting paradox in the national and world labor market. Co-existing are millions of jobs unfilled, high unemployment rates, and a notably high youth unemployment rate. This paradox has led governments, policymakers, employers, and schools leaders to pay more attention to vocational education and training (VET), also referred to as career and technical education (CTE).

Student:Teacher Ratios

Simon JeynesThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

What is the right number of children in a class? Is this primarily an academic or a financial decision? Does it matter what age the children are? Let’s investigate the different aspects of this important question.

Lessons Confirmed from 2020

Erik EllefsenThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

This blog is inspired by my great friend, Joel Gaines, who wrote a Converge blog “Three Lessons I Can’t Unlearn from 2020.” If you haven’t read his thoughts, I would highly encourage you to; however, this blog is not a follow-up to Joel’s, but inspired as I am more convinced of things, I’ve written about in the past as we … Read More

What Kind of a School?

Dan BeerensThe CACE Roundtable6 Comments

During the eight years I taught EDUC 501 as an adjunct at Dordt University, my graduate classes increasingly became a mix of Christian and public school teachers. In order to put all of my students on a common ground of biblical understanding, I used Our World Belongs to God: A Contemporary Testimony, a wonderful “creed” published by the Christian Reformed … Read More