Category: Teaching

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God, Beauty and Art: Teaching Students About the Artistry of Nature

Seeing a beautiful sunset always makes me think of God, and nature’s aesthetic often awakens me to…

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Teaching and Learning about Spiritual Friendship (Part One)

Back in the early 90s, one of the greatest joys of my undergrad educational experience was the oppor…

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Using Technology to Enhance Students’ Learning Experience

As a college student, I would bring my laptop to class to take notes on and, while I would occasiona…

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Help! How Will I Learn All These Names?!

The beginning of a new school year, semester, or quarter is often filled with lots of excitement and…

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How to Help Students Remember What They Have Learned

What Teachers Can Do? Start each class with an inspiring prayer, poem, quotation or musical sel…

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Uplifting the Sacred Art of Music in the Classroom

I’ll never forget the day when my first-grade student walked into music class complaining about ho…

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Cultivating Diversity in Music Theory Class

How did the song that Moses and Miriam composed after the parting of the Red Sea sound? Or how would…

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Creative Thinking: Using Natural Objects

“Critical thinking” is currently a buzzword in education. It truly is an important life skill. H…

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Helping Students Understand Grade Point Averages

A few years back, one of my high school Seniors told me that she wanted to know what she could do to…

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