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Shaped by GodShaped 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

Child of God: A Quick & Easy Christmas ProgramChild of God: A Quick & Easy Christmas Program
by Laura Keeley and Robert J. Keeley

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.

In the Presence of Each Other: A Pedogogy of StorytellingIn the Presence of Each Other: A Pedagogy of Storytelling
by Dr. Johanna Kuyvenhoven

Dr. Johanna Kuyvenhoven's new book examines the educational benefits of the use of oral storytelling in the classroom. Read more about Dr. Kuyvenhoven, or order the book online at Amazon.

Helping Our Children Grow in Faith by Dr. Robery KeeleyHelping Our Children Grow in Faith
by Robert Keeley

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 ShalomEducating for Shalom
edited by Prof. Clarence Joldersma

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 ClassroomNegotiating 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 DisabiltiesA 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.

Other publications from the education department

Christian Educators Journal
Calvin faculty members are regular contributors.

Writings in Christian Education
The Calvin College Monograph Series, publications from the National Union of Christian Schools, and Christian Educator's Journal articles.