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A church with small groups vs. a church of small groups – “with” and “of” may be a small distinction but it has major consequences for how a church functions. 456 more words

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7 Types of Questions to Ask in Group

The idea of asking questions instead of always offering answers seems simple, right? It’s easy to understand, but challenging to practice . . . especially when something difficult or controversial comes up in group. 624 more words


raise it up: lifting the level of discourse

the CCSS speaking and listening standards and, for many teachers, danielson domains 3b (using questioning and discussion techniques) and 3c (engaging students in learning), have pushed collaborative discussion to become a much talked about topic in our field and we wholeheartedly agree that the voices heard the most in our classroom should be those of our students; not us. 1,348 more words


Peaceful Acceptance

#thestruggleisreal is a popular hashtag and internet meme. It’s often accompanied by humorous images of a slice of bacon cooked in a flat iron to keep it from curling up, or a roll of paper towels being cut in two for toilet paper, or a stack of dirty laundry thrown next to the (empty) laundry basket. 525 more words


Our Super Awesome Mega Blog!!

On Wednesdays if we have earned enough good behaviuor points we get to blog! We blog in our class with three teams of three students and one team of four students. 100 more words

Language Arts

Spotlight Supper: Thursday 8th September

The annual Spotlight Supper will be held in the Transept Hall on Thursday 8th September, 8.00pm.  This is an informal supper for anyone in a Spotlight group, or who might be interested in finding out more about them. 18 more words


Five Ways to Move Sunday School Forward: The Glass is Half Full

Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26 NIV)

Many see the glass half empty for Sunday School: “Sunday School is dead.” “There is no hope for Sunday School.” “Sunday School is for children and youth.” 482 more words

Sunday School