The New Explanation to Luther’s Small Catechism in Lutheran Schools

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Ah . . . the good old days in Lutheran education. Our schools were full. Nearly every student came from a strong Lutheran family. The culture of faith understandings were consistent from one generation to the next. The interpretation of words such as grace, confirmation, catechism, and introit were well-known and established. “Being Lutheran” was a clear identity in Lutheran …

Teach like Your Hard Drive Crashed

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We have all experienced those signs that something is amiss with our computer. The system crashes with ever increasing frequency. Booting up the device takes longer and may not provide easy access to content. Folder and file names scramble and change. The wait time to open files and programs becomes annoyingly lengthy. The computer runs louder and hotter than before. …

Baseball Cards and Sticky Learning

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Those of you who know me personally recognize that I am a lifelong baseball fan who is passionate about both the game today and also its history. I can trace that passion to two early activities in my life. First, WGN-TV in Chicago broadcast every Cubs home game when I was a youth, so I had an early view of …

Faith and Personalized Learning

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While I write for this blog and teach online for Concordia University Wisconsin, my day job is held at Lutheran High School, Parker, Colorado. One of my passions in education is being an advocate for personalized learning within schools. To that end, I am the Director of Lights Academy at Lutheran High School, an accelerated, project-based, personalized learning experience at …

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Why Faithfully Learning?

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Things just aren’t the same in the world of work. A generation ago, someone welcomed into corporate America was likely to remain with that company for his or her entire career. Company training taught workers new skills that were needed along the way. Graduation from college seemed like a true graduation from learning for most folks. Fast forward to the …

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Why Faithfully Learning?

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Things just aren’t the same in the world of work. A generation ago, someone welcomed into corporate America was likely to remain with that company for his or her entire career. Company training taught workers new skills that were needed along the way. Graduation from college seemed like a true graduation from learning for most folks. Fast forward to the …