Relationality, Mental Ill-health, and the Coronavirus

Richard EdlinThe CACE Roundtable1 Comment

Woman struggling with depression watches out window

Humans are divinely created as relational creatures, and when things like pandemic-induced and government-enforced social isolation interfere with that creational reality, our well-being and mental health suffer.

Richard Edlin shares his thoughts on how recognition of our relational nature might allow Christians to share hope with others.

New Research Released: Christian Schools and COVID-19 Responses

Dr. Lynn Swaner, Dr. Charlotte Marshall PowellThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

A student works on homework remotely amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Just like schools from all sectors across the globe, Christian schools were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020. In an effort to understand the responses of Christian schools, ACSI Research conducted a survey of U.S. member schools in late April 2020.

The survey shares feedback regarding the transition to distance formats, current distance learning practices, financial impact, enrollment projections, and more.

Reopening 2020

Mark BeadleThe CACE Roundtable3 Comments

Your goal should not be to return to normal. If it is and you succeed, you will have missed a great opportunity. We expect things to be different in the future; the future will be a new normal.

Finish Well

Jon EckertThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

Finish Well

In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever that we, as faculty, help students finish well. We can do that in three ways: engage students’ minds, maintain expectations, and communicate gratitude.

Disruption, Disorientation, Disequilibrium… Now What?

Dr. Lynn Swaner, Dan Beerens, Erik EllefsenThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

As we find ourselves in one of the most challenging times in modern history, nearly all our professional focus is on ensuring continuity of student learning and school operations. But the present crisis also presents educators an opportunity for us to learn as well. If we’re not intentional­­, what opportunities to learn might we be sacrificing?

Disruptions (Part One)

Tim Van SoelenThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

The spread of COVID-19 has caused the biggest disruption of the industry in decades. This has caused a lot of anxiety, frustration, and fear for educators. But how do we respond to and lead through such a disruption?