What is Innovation? When you think of the word “innovation,” what images or ideas come to mind? This is not a rhetorical question! Invoking the word “innovation” in education is a bit like challenging someone to a Rorschach test.
If you believe God is the author of life and the creator of everything that is, this means that He has a perspective, something to say about everything in life: not just relationships and living in a moral way, but about things like language, and math, and science, and music, and every aspect of human endeavor.
In the process of studying the ways heads of K–12 Christian schools lead pastorally, I learned how Christian school leaders craft climate, culture, and community in ways that advance student learning, promote faculty flourishing, and serve as powerful acts of worship.
Here is a list of five really important questions that intentional parents—and those of us who aspire to be intentional parents!—can ask:
You may have a kid like me. You may be exasperated with him or her. You may feel like the world is out to get him or her. He or she may have had a rough year at school. I get it. That’s OK; it’s really all a part of God’s plan for his or her life.
As you read this, your children (whether five or 15) are already off to a new school year. Well, so are mine. This year, however, I’m sending one off to college. Her school-age years are finished. I thought it would certainly be easier the second time around, having launched her sister two years ago.