Written by Father Tom Simonds, S.J., Director of Secondary Engagement, NCEA, [email protected]. In this blog, through six separate posts, I will be sharing how faculty can develop teaching strategies across the curriculum and across programs using the Four Pillars of the Catechism and other curriculum guides. In this post, I will focus on religious education. […]
The seven themes of Catholic Social Teaching are another organizer you can use to integrate faith formation in social studies courses.
How do we make professional development (PD) meaningful and useful to teachers and others with a broad range of expertise and experience, and who also teach various subjects in classrooms from Pre-K through 12?
Written by Father Tom Simonds, S.J., Director of Secondary Engagement, NCEA, [email protected] Teaching the Catholic faith is everyone’s job in a Catholic school. This is the second blog post in a series, and each post features ideas for teaching the faith in specific disciplines and programs. In this blog, through six separate posts, I will […]
Written by NCEA Staff I was once asked if I was a head person or a heart person. I didn’t understand the question and when asked what that meant was told a head person always thinks with their mind first, and a heart person always goes with their feelings first. Hmmm….my first thought was, I’m […]
Author: Lucas Ostrowski, Founder & CEO Email: [email protected] Website: https://www.educationtechpros.com When the technology teacher at St. Teresa of Calcutta Education Center announced their retirement, principal Robin John knew it would be tricky to find a replacement. Recruiting and hiring a new technology teacher was one of Robin John’s first tasks as the new principal, and […]
Written by John Galvan, Director of Assessments, NCEA. On May 5, 2023, the World Health Organization declared that the COVID-19 pandemic “no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.” For those of us who work in the educational sector, that years-long stretch was a heavy lift. We all needed to see that […]
Erin Ryan, Senior Writer, NWEA, [email protected] In Dyslexia: What every educator should know about the most common learning disability, NWEA literacy experts Tiffany Peltier and Cindy Jiban took an evidence-based look at dyslexia. Here are their answers to some of the questions we received after the webinar. You can read more on the NWEA blog, […]
By Christina Jontra, Chief Navigator – Neptune Navigate [email protected] Living and teaching in the digital age means we no longer are limited to news from three local stations and students aren’t restricted to accessing information from the library during school hours. The phones they carry with them 24/7 give them access to news outlets […]
Modern neuroscience has emphasized the fundamental importance of relational safety in all aspects of childhood development. This notion fully supports our calling as Christians: to love and provide safety for all young ones. As parents and teachers, it can be common to try to control problematic behaviors by using suppression. In a classroom setting this […]