The Word and the Image: The Importance of Reading For this post, we return to Veith’s book Reading Between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature. Throughout Chapter 1, Veith emphasizes that the Word of God and reading are foundational ..
From time to time, the TED Committee has considered putting together professional videos to help explain who the Federation is, why teaching is great profession, and information for prospective teachers about the interview and hiring process. Rubber finally hit the ..
As Faith Christian School began its first year of high school with 9th graders, one course I was asked to teach was English. One of the first things I did was reach out to some of my high school English ..
We’ve added the spring issue of the Hope Highlights to the Newsletter page. You can follow the link to it here. Some of the highlights to note: Mr. Ron Koole pens an interesting article about Hope’s and his experience with ..
“Physical support for our schools requires more than money; it also demands personal involvement and a great deal of time. Men and women who have a love for their school will spend countless hours working on the school’s behalf. Much of this ..
As we approach the beginning of another school year in a few weeks, some timely reminders and encouragement would serve parents, teachers, and students well. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll post some articles about going back to school ..
This winter, the Federation has once again hired Prof. R. Dykstra to teach the History and Principles of Reformed Education Course. This course typically is offered every other year and is of great benefit for all teachers; past, present, and ..
Scripture verse memorization is a major part of the life of any student in our Protestant Reformed schools as it should be. Not only are they learning the many verses assigned by their teachers throughout the school year, but there ..
In his book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Atul Gawande explores two main topics: quality of life for the geriatric population and end-of-life quality for those diagnosed with a terminal illness. With both topics, Mr. Gawande ..
Another point Mr. Gladwell brings up in David and Goliath is class size. Educational circles have often become enamored with small class sizes. But can class sizes become too small. Using the inverted U, Mr. Gladwell makes that point that ..