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

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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

Transition and Entry Time in Scheduling

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School Bell

One of the thorny issues in scheduling generally is how much, and whether, to give students any time to transition between classes. There has been generally a move to focus more and more on the amount of teaching time given over the course of the year and so every second seems to have become precious.

Design a Dual Credit Program that Works

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Dual Credit

Administrators, students, and parents can easily get caught up in dual credit opportunities without prioritizing their value in a Christian education. I believe in the mission of Christian education and its eternal impact on students’ lives. The dual credit choices you make for your school must support that mission.

Reflecting on 2020, Working Toward Better in 2021

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2020-2021

Through our strategic planning, data analysis, professional learning groups, and blog posts, CACE supported Christian school leaders through the challenges of 2020. The most read blogs from last year focused on three themes: COVID response, improving teaching and learning, and diversity.

Rising Leaders’ Guide to Change and Innovation: Keeping a Kingdom Mindset

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Keeping a Kingdom Mindset

Is a Christian educator the same as an educator who is Christian? For that matter, does Christian education differ from education of or by Christians? Approaching education with a Kingdom mindset requires that the school and her leaders view all aspects of teaching, learning, culture, sports, and the arts through the lens of the grace and truth of Christ. All … Read More

DEEP CONSISTENCIES: Five Essential Steps to Christian Deeper Learning

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Kids learning with Christian Deeper Learning Strategies

We hope that you enjoyed our series, The Many Roads to Christian Deeper Learning. We are inspired by the variety of partnerships Christian schools have developed to support their mission. Though we featured six approaches, we are aware that additional models are used by faith-based schools to engage students in kingdom life. We also recognize that some Christian schools have … Read More