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. […]
Written by Stacy McNerney, Partner Success Lead, Hallow, [email protected] Children often enjoy a magical–and meaningful–experience in the weeks leading up to Christmas, thanks to trusted adults in their lives. Parents, grandparents, teachers, and more play a critical role helping children embrace the excitement of preparing for Jesus’s birth. However, many everyday holiday activities are more […]
As we celebrate Thanksgiving, our gratitude for God’s grace is abundant for the gift of Catholic schools whose doors are open.
Whether you’ve got tons of data on hand that you don’t know what to do with or are looking for new solutions for your school to provide you with better data, here are some of the top ways that data – and great tools that provide great data – can benefit your school.
Written by Karen Barreras, Director of Leadership Engagement, NCEA, [email protected] Please remember to celebrate your school’s principal today! During a spelling lesson when I was in elementary school, my teacher gave us a clue to remember the difference between the words principle and principal. Simply, our principal could be remembered as being our “pal.” As […]
The seven themes of Catholic Social Teaching are another organizer you can use to integrate faith formation in social studies courses.
In this captivating narrative, we gain an understanding into the remarkable journey of the National Catholic Junior High Academic Decathlon (AJHD), where a principal and her students’ experience led to an unforgettable day of competition and camaraderie that has everyone eagerly anticipating this year’s competition at St. Anne Catholic School, Diocese of Galveston-Houston.
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 […]
Saint John Paul II once said, “Catholic education aims not only to communicate facts but also to transmit a coherent, comprehensive vision of life, in the conviction that the truths contained in that vision liberate students in the most profound meaning of human freedom.” What a joy it is when Catholic school students are given […]