Education Department Publications
Shaped by God: Twelve Essentials for Nurturing Faith in Children, Youth, and Adults
by Robert J. Keeley
In this accessible anthology, twelve experts share their perspectives on faith formation at home, in worship, in education, in intergenerational contexts, in people with developmental disabilities, and more. Indispensable reading for pastors, church leaders, education committees, parents, and educators. Read more about Robert Keeley or order the book from Amazon.com
This Christmas program looks at people in the lineage of Christ to help kids (and adults!) understand that we're part of God's family too. Read more about Laura and Robert Keeley's book, or order the book online at Amazon.
Robert Keeley's book aims to help the church nurture the spiritual development of children. It is recommended reading for pastors, parents, and church educators. Read the feature story in Calvin News and Stories, or order the book online at Calvin's bookstore.
Educating for Shalom is a collection of essays related to Christian higher education edited by Education professor Clarence Joldersma. The book was selected as the winner of the Lilly Fellows Program Book Award in September, 2006. Order the book online at Calvin's bookstore.
Negotiating Religious Faith in the Composition Classroom
by Elizabeth Vander Lei (Calvin College) & Bonnie Kyburz (Utah Valley State College)
The authors invite you to consider anew how religious faith can help writers and teachers accomplish the goals of composition. Bringing together scholarship on politics, education, rhetoric and composition, these scholars offer practical suggestions for the teaching of writing. Order the book online at Calvin's bookstore.
A Human Development View of Learning Disabilities: From Theory to Practice
by Corrine E. Kass and Cleborne D. Maddux
"Given the existing state of the field -- its chaotic nature, the professional schisms, the on-going public misperceptions -- this book seeks to provide a historical perspective and to challenge both teachers and researchers with a functional model for understanding learning disabilities and for designing remedial treatment based on the model." Order the book online at Amazon.