hong kong international school

Concordia University Wisconsin

Concordia University Nebraska


LEA features


Learning and Achievement
Many of us grew up in a summative assessment environment. We have experienced both its limitations and advantages. Dave Black will help us understand how deeper learning takes place and how it works in one Lutheran high school—and consider how it’s good advice for any level of education.

How We Learn What We Know
How important is watching and imitation to learning?
George Guidera’s article forces some serious thinking.

The Faith Factor:
Training Volunteers

Volunteers are blessings, desperately needed to meet needs in parish and school education. Don’t you wish you had a way of training them? Read Kim Marxhausen’s short feature, and you may be on your way to a wish come true.

“Trick Or Treat”
Don’t you have some “unforgettable students” in your past?
Wait until you meet Chuck Strohacker’s!

LEA networks


AMD net

AMDnet Athletic Ministry Directors (AMDnet):
Shaping Athletes: Sportsmanship 101 for Parents

It’s a fine line between being proactive and sounding like you are lecturing parents. What’s an athletic director or coach to do? Jill Schmitzerl provides practical suggestions.

ECE net

ECEnet Early Childhood Educators (ECEnet):
Grace and Peace in the Early Childhood Classroom

Close your eyes and imagine a conflict-free classroom. Think how much more learning could happen if there were no arguments or misbehavior to correct. Open your eyes before you start dreaming, and read how to step closer to a conflict-free classroom.

AGE net

EncourAGEnet Retired Lutheran Educators (EncourAGEnet):
Enjoying Retirement in the Ministry

Want to enjoy retirement? You would do well to think of retirement in ministry—not from ministry. See how one older worker is doing it.

ET net

ETnetElementary Teachers (ETnet):
Getting Fifth and Sixth Graders to LOVE Writing

Learn how one teacher was delightfully surprised by her students’
creativity and eager responses to a writing activity.
Allison Golz also shares specifics for you to try.

GLE net

GLEnet Global Lutheran Educators (GLEnet):
Christ, Communism, and the Classroom

Lutheran education operates in many parts of the world, and Slovakia has a unique story of its own. Blythe Baretto serves there and tells about it.

LEAD net

LEADnet Leadership (LEADnet):
Importance of Following Him to Lead Well

You have learned a lot about leading a school from many sources.
How about God’s Word? Here is one principal’s chronicle.

LD net

LDnet Learning Disabilities (LDnet):
Accommodations: What is Fair?

Every teacher needs to apply accommodations. Kara Bratton
provides helpful tips.

MID net

MIDnet Middle School Educators (MIDnet):
Luther, the Reformation, and a Biblical Worldview

The worldview children develop has a direct correlation to the decisions and choices they make in all areas of their lives. Paul Piel helps us understand what this means for Lutheran schools.

PEN net

PENnetParish Educators (PEN):
Ministry of Modeling at Gloria Dei

If we want children to know about God, we must model the things of God. Here is how one children’s ministry team facilitates a modeling process.

SEC net

SECnetSecondary Educators (SECnet):
(Not) Teaching the Way We Were Taught

Ready to move traditional mathematics teaching to exciting new methodology? Adam Paape is ready to help!


Executive Director’s Word

Editor’s Word

LEA News

LEA Awards

Review, Reflect, Resolve