Monthly Archives: Apr 2015

IT Specialists, Professional Development, Teaching, Webinars

Why Schools Need Curriculum Mapping – Webinar Re-Cap

PrintWebinar led by: Dan Beerens & Mike VandenBerg, Dynamics Internet Solutions

Dan and Mike uncovered many reasons why schools need to be mapping curriculum. Their digital solution is unlike any other. During this webinar, Dan gave us a virtual tour of Curriculum Trak, the web-based tool that Christian schools use to drive their school improvement process. In this webinar he also explored the new faith learning integration tool. Check out the latest way to track curriculum over subject areas and grade levels. This tool even allows schools to network, sharing great ideas, curriculum standards and lesson plan ideas.

View the webinar recording here.

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Blended Learning, Guest Post, Professional Development, Teaching, Webinars

When We Start with Kids: Personalizing Learning with EDIFY

student-laptopsGuest post by: Meghan Daniel, Senior Education Consultant for Kickstand, LLC

Christian Schools International was recently introduced to the folks at Kickstand, LLC and their latest individualized learning product, EDIFY. Take a moment to explore their website to see how EDIFY is being used by students and teachers. Dan Hoekstra, a science teacher from Grand Rapids Christian High School (a CSI member school in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is currently piloting the program in his classroom. He will be sharing his experiences in a webinar hosted by Kickstand, LLC on April 13, 2015. Register here to attend.

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Guest Post, Online Learning, Sevenstar

Online Courses – A Whole New World

BCCS LogoGuest post by: Heather Stroupe, online course monitor at Beaver County Christian School in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The school serves students in grades K-12.

Online classes are changing the world. For the busy adult, they are convenient. For the hard worker looking to change jobs, they are an opportunity. For employees with certifications to meet, they are necessary. For the college student, they can be a requirement. And for the high school student…online classes can be a whole new world.

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