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The Road Ahead, 3rd question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. Oct 30, 2012. 1 Reply

 After viewing the video "The Road Ahead," share ideas by joining in the forum discussion below:3) What can we do to prepare students for change AND remain faithful to the enduring ideas of Christian…Continue

The Road Ahead, 2nd question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. Oct 30, 2012. 1 Reply

After viewing the video "The Road Ahead," share ideas by joining in the forum discussion below:2)  What obstacles currently stand in our way as we strive to prepare students for 2025?Continue

The Road Ahead, 1st question

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After viewing the video "The Road Ahead," share ideas by joining in the forum discussion below:1)  What is your school already doing to address the road ahead?Continue

 

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Child Development

by Dr. Milton V. UeckerPart 6 of 8 part seriesCognitive DevelopmentPROMOTING COGNITIVE GROWTH: A Synthesis of PracticesProvide a variety of hands-on learning materialsInvolve all the senses in the learning of new conceptsExpose the children to new places and peopleAllow for active exploration of the learning environmentProvide dress-up clothing and a variety of fabrics cut in basic geometric shapesBuild on experiences that are within the context of the child’s immediate worldPractice new skills…See More
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Child Development

By Milton V. Uecker, Ed.D.Part 5 of 8 part seriesCognitive DevelopmentLiteracy DevelopmentThrough a process similar to talking, a child progresses through stages of symbol identification (reading) and symbol production (writing).  The child who is read to often realizes that symbols represent reality.  No sooner has the child begun to talk than he or she recognizes the golden arches and other common symbols.  By age three they understand that print has meaning and the child may tell the story…See More
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Child Development

By Milton V. Uecker, Ed.D.Part 4 of 8 part seriesCognitive DevelopmentLanguage DevelopmentThe differences between the major cognitive theorists are illustrated when addressing the question of how language is acquired. The behaviorist sees language learning as the result of verbal approximations that are reinforced by parents and other care providers.  As words and sentences emerge, rewarded language is reinforced and repeated.  Over time one’s language develops.  The social learning theorist…See More
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Planning to Promote Biblical Integration

Week 9by Dr. Milton UeckerQuestion 7:  How do the biblically integrated concepts and ideas from within this study impact the way I live? Integration is not complete until the student has related the implications of the Truth to his or her life.  Through obedience to the Truth, the life of the learner is transformed.  The ultimate end of integration is the answer to the Francis Schaeffer’s well known question, “How Then Shall We Live?”  All learning must be connected to real life and, most…See More
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Planning to Promote Biblical Integration

Week 8by Dr. Milton UeckerQuestion 6.  Will the content of this lesson provide an opportunity to integrate Truth through the process of Critical Thinking?It could be said that biblical integration is the highest form of critical thinking.  The emphasis on critical thinking is found throughout educational dialogue and practice today.  It is viewed as one of the key factors in preparing students with 21st century skills.  This emphasis may be relatively new, but the practice is mandated and…See More
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Planning to Promote Biblical Integration

Week 7by Dr. Milton Uecker5. Does the material present opportunities to discuss character?  Moral choices?Perhaps one of the most common means of biblical integration is related to literature and historical narrative.  Centered upon questions related to values and right and wrong, literature at all levels provides examples and non-examples of character and moral choices.  As teachers lead children through the process of uncovering the protagonist, antagonist and other supporting characters…See More
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Planning to Promote Biblical Integration

Week 6by Dr. Milton Uecker4. Does the introduction to my course provide an opportunity to address the Christian view of my discipline? Can I design my first week of class to address worldview and other theoretical foundations for thinking within the discipline?Every course of study should begin with examining the impact of the fall on knowledge and ethics within the discipline.  In order to do this one must first think through the discipline from a biblical perspective.  Is there a Christian…See More
Sep 25
Milton V. Uecker replied to Lisa Lanpher's discussion Summer Book Club: Heart and Mind
"Posted by Kristen Dickerson What will you do differently (or encourage teachers to do differently) as a result of having read Heart and Mind? As a person, I am a fairly social person. I feel capable of relating to others, being empathetic and…"
Jul 17
Milton V. Uecker replied to Lisa Lanpher's discussion Summer Book Club: Love Your God with All Your Mind
" Moreland argues from a position that believes there is a devaluing of the mind within evangelical circles. To what degree do Christian schools devalue the Christian mind? Generally speaking do students within Christian Schools develop and…"
Jul 17
Milton V. Uecker replied to Lisa Lanpher's discussion The Christian Worldview: A Memory Verse Curriculum
"There is a special beauty in knowing longer passages as part of the overall Bible Memory curriculum.  Here at CIU our president asks students to join him in memorizing an entire book of the New Testament over the course of a…"
Feb 21
Milton V. Uecker commented on Milton V. Uecker's blog post Common Core State Standards
"Thank you Pam and welcome to the Lowrie Center.  I was particularly interested in your two concerns and want to respond to them.  Your first concern is not unlike the problems that we have faced for decades.  When Christian…"
Nov 12, 2013
Pam Horneck commented on Milton V. Uecker's blog post Common Core State Standards
"This is a wonderful idea, having Common Core Bible standards. Before coming to NorthStar, I taught in another Christian school for 17 years, and while we 'bragged' that we had a Christian school, we didn't have a single biblical…"
Nov 12, 2013
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Nov 12, 2013
Milton V. Uecker replied to Lisa Lanpher's discussion ACSI Nexus Live 2013
"I believe the thing that stood out to me was the reinforcement of the idea that if we are to successful in our effort to teach worldview then we must address parental involvement and understanding (Sean McDowell).  What will we do to assist…"
Oct 22, 2013
Milton V. Uecker left a comment for TIM MCGILL
"Tim, Welcome to the Lowrie Center. Joel's dissertation is the one under the heading "Postmodern Bible Teacher". I have another son that has done research related to the Spiritual Lives of Today's Teenagers. He has published…"
Oct 10, 2013

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Child Development

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 2:45pm 0 Comments

by Dr. Milton V. Uecker

Part 6 of 8 part series

Cognitive Development

PROMOTING COGNITIVE GROWTH: A Synthesis of Practices

Provide a variety of hands-on learning materials

Involve all the senses in the learning of new concepts

Expose the children to new places and people

Allow for active…

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Child Development

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By Milton V. Uecker, Ed.D.

Part 5 of 8 part series

Cognitive Development…

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Child Development

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

By Milton V. Uecker, Ed.D.

Part 4 of 8 part series

Cognitive Development

Language Development

The differences between the major cognitive theorists are illustrated when addressing the question of how language is acquired. 

The behaviorist sees language learning as the result of verbal approximations that are…

Continue

Planning to Promote Biblical Integration

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Week 9

by Dr. Milton Uecker

Question 7:  How do the biblically integrated concepts and ideas from within this study impact the way I live? 

Integration is not complete until the student has related the implications of the Truth to his or her life.  Through obedience to the Truth, the life of the learner is transformed.  The ultimate end of integration is the answer to the Francis…

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