There has been a lot of conversation among educators, in the face of Common Core Curriculum becoming the latest educational fad, about how their profession is being de-valued. More and more, success and failure for education is quantified in raw test scores. Educators I know are quite adamant about the fact that all sorts of […]Read More Reflections on Professions and Vocations in a Results-Obsessed Time
A lot has been made lately of the “nones.” It’s an odd word to use in describing someone, but it’s popping up a lot lately in conversations about faith and spirituality and religion. The term refers to those people who claim no religious affiliation. They are not Reformed. They are not Catholic. Neither are they […]Read More Nones vs. Nuns (or why I’m not losing my religion).