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Apr
01
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Is Learning Geography Still Relevant?

This month’s epistula features an article by Ned Bustard about the relevance of geography in an age of GPS and ever more portable computing devices. As someone who has never been particularly gifted in or appreciative of geography, I found it very compelling … I came across a video of a man-on-the-street interviewing Americans for...

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Mar
28
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A look at synchronous online education: An interview with Veritas Press president Marlin Detweiler

Parents looking for an alternative to traditional education may become overwhelmed with the options for online high school classes.  According to Detweiler, the president of Veritas Press, when ineffective online schools are lumped together with the effective schools, it makes it harder for those who are effective to distinguish themselves.  Detweiler strongly emphasizes the importance...

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Mar
22
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Online Education: The Wave of the Future?

We often  hear that because something is the “wave of the future” we should jump on board  and go with it. This new thing must be good if it is the wave of the future.  Certainly this phrase is being used regarding online education, but it behooves  us to examine  the nature of this “wave,”...

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Mar
15
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The Redundancy of Christian Education

The term Christian  education is redundant. In a very real and substantial sense it is  repetitious to call education Christian. While preparing for a new  school year, this year, the idea of what education truly is came home very  clearly. As is likely the case for you, I probably heard it before, but the  clarity...

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Mar
08
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Two Questions

As Christian students learn to interact with the world  around them, they need to be equipped by their education to ask and answer the  two following fundamental questions, which are: what is being said? And, is it  true? In the world of Christian education, the two most common  ways of missing the point of worldview...

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