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Get Ready…Go Out

As we are about to start a new year it’s important that all teachers recognize some important things about their students Growth: they have grown from last year, regardless of what grade they are in and whether or not they … Continue reading

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The Bible, Reading, Connections, Moving Forward

As I reflect back on my children learning to read I remember them first learning letters, then words then sentences.  My oldest started reading at 3 we know this because he went on a Ferris wheel and said “don’t rock … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina; Praying with Scripture

I’ve talked about Lectio Divina Before Prayer 100 Ways Prayer by Memory? 50 ways to Pray The Importance of Continuing Education but wanted to draw your attention to several websites to find Random Verses to pray from The First is Bible … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father not just your father not just my father not just his or her father but Our Father the father of creation of people we like and love of people we don’t like even the father of bullies even … Continue reading

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50 Ways To Pray, by Teresa A. Blythe

Usually I reserve my book reviews for my “Book Reviews” page, but his one is so appropriate even more so for those of us who teach others to pray I thought it really belonged here.   50 ways to Pray … Continue reading

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Welcoming the New (Calendar) Year

Starting a new year is a great way to reteach the liturgical calendar. Especially for younger children who are drilled daily about the day/month/year the liturgical calendar can be a little more difficult to understand this is the type I … Continue reading

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Teaching Compassion in a world of Hypocrites

What is Compassion? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary com·pas·sion noun \kəm-ˈpa-shən\ : a feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc. the entry in the dictionary goes further though  with examples of the word … Continue reading

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Praying in Color???

In my classroom (1st grade religious education) we work a lot on prayer. We Memorize traditional prayers The Our Father The Hail Mary The Glory Be The Sign of the Cross before meals before bed after waking We talk(alot) about … Continue reading

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How to make it real

When teaching any topic, but specifically math and religious ed(ok I’m not really concerning math here….but thought I’d throw it in there) We need to find a way to make it real for our students. and of course how we … Continue reading

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All Are Welcome!…are they?

In our churches we have the song All Are Welcome by Marty Haugen All Are Welcome by Marty Haugen Let us build a house where love can dwell And all can safely live, A place where saints and children tell … Continue reading

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