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·         GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN weekly publications

·         LEA weekly devotion “Cut and Dried” based on Acts 4:12. You may go directly to the pdf version here.

·         From the Past devotion “Never Just a …” from 2004 based on Gal. 3:28. You may also go directly to the pdf version here.


Genuine imitation…
Here’s a differing viewpoint for these days that celebrate individuality: To Imitate Is to Be Human (Trevin Wax in Kingdom People). Of course, we also have this: “Therefore be imitators of God as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us….” (Eph. 5:1–2 ESV).

LCMS School Department announces… the theme for 2020–2021 is “Sent to Serve,” based on Matt. 20:28. National Lutheran Schools Week 2021 is January 24–30.

Good humor isn’t always ice cream… 20 Quotes About Being a Parent (Dale Hudson in Relevant Children’s Ministry). Some might be worth sharing with parents.

As you plan for next year, there may be some serious challenges, but try to Let Music Take the First Chair in Your Lutheran School (Jeffrey Burkart in Shaping the Future). This article also appears in the current issue of Lutheran Education Journal.

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May 26, 2020

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·         LEADnet, ECEnet, SECnet, MIDnet, PEN, and EncourAGEnet. Updated weekly publications

·         Pandemic Poetry Plaza


Pray for your colleagues.


Summer school online… 15 Online Summer Learning Opportunities (David Kapuler in Tech&Learning).

Pandemic death may have already touched your school and congregation families. If you need some help dealing with grief, check out Guiding Children Through Grief, an archived webinar presented by Carol Ebeling.

Could be timely… Talking with Parents About Struggling Students (Kara Bratton in Shaping the Future).

“How is your teaching different because you are a Christian?”
Here is some unadorned reading—good for a long (16-page) weekend: Instructional Strategies for the Integration of Faith and Learning by John Wesley Taylor V (christintheclassroom).

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May 15, 2020


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New on lea.org

·         GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN weekly publications

·         LEA weekly devotion “Be-All and End-All” based on Eph. 1:21b–22. You may go directly to the pdf version here.

·         From the Past devotion “Like Gods and Goddesses” from 2004 based on Acts 14:8–18. You may also go directly to the pdf version here.


Helping parents help…
For Kids, Doing School at Home Can be Difficult. Some Ways That Parents and Teachers Can Help (Devorah Heitner in T74/SmartBrief on EdTech).

To rhyme or not to… Pandemic Poetry Plaza. Consider sending ed.grube@lea.org an original poem that touches on your pandemic experiences. Student poems are welcome too. Poems are not vetted for literary quality—simply an opportunity for self-expression.

Provoke a few thoughts if you’re up to it…
Top 5 Lies Christians Believe (Nicole Cottrell in ChurchLeaders). How biblical is it?

Eyes, Mind, and Heart characterized the 2019 convocation. They come to you now with some especially encouraging words. Let Eyes, Mind, and Heart briefly visit with you on YouTube.

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here.

May 19, 2020

 

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