Education

Who Me? Yes Me! FLAME into Action….

Who Me? If you respond in this way when your principal asks you to consider a future in school administration, FLAME is designed especially for you! Yes, Me! If you aspire to be an administrator in Lutheran schools, FLAME is also designed for you!   FLAME Leaders in seven Midwest Districts of the LCMS know… Read more »

District Tweets @BrockbergPhD

What can you expect from the Indiana District tweets? I will not tweet about : the BigTen, how well Tony Romo called the SuperBowl, what’s trending in entertainment, my recent vacation (no selfies!) nor retweet political controversy in Washington D.C.   I will send SAVVY tweets and retweets about : educational policy debates within Indiana… Read more »

Have You Registered Your Teachers for TEC21 Yet?

The TEC21 Workshop Program is a unique professional development strategy with a mission to: • Connect Lutheran educators at local, regional, national and international levels • Assist teachers in gaining new expertise to confidently and effectively integrate technology into the learning environment • Encourage and equip TEC21 teachers to become peer resources in their schools… Read more »

Three Questions about Communication

Question 1: What do the Erie Canal, the Wittenberg door, the Pony Express, and the original Wireless (not Bluetooth) have in common?  A few hints: The Erie Canal not only transported goods; the flow of ideas along this channel catalyzed sentiments for the abolitionist movement throughout New England and to the expanding West Martin Luther’s… Read more »

Integrating Computer Science in the Elementary & Middle Schools – Free Indiana Workshops

Elementary CS Fundamentals Workshops These one- or two-day Computer Science Fundamentals workshops provide participants with an intro to computer science and pedagogy, an overview of quality elementary CS curriculum, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities. This is a free opportunity, and sub reimbursement is available. See this informational page for dates, locations, and to sign up. Contact… Read more »

Lutheran School Wellness Policy

The following are resources that pertain to the Lutheran School Wellness Policy. Lutheran School Wellness Policy (Editable Word Document) Healthy School Environment Rubric Wellness Policy Evaluation Tool Wellness School Assessment Tool

TEC21 Workshop Enrollment Open for 2019-2020 School Year

Open Enrollment for the TEC21 Workshop Program begins January 2 and seats for this progressive professional development program go fast. The TEC21 Workshop Program is a unique professional development strategy with a mission to: • Connect Lutheran educators at local, regional, national and international levels • Assist teachers in gaining new expertise to confidently and effectively… Read more »

Upcoming Curriculum Conversations

Are you a middle or high school MATH teacher? SCIENCE? SOCIAL STUDIES?  Do you teach ART, MUSIC, P.E., COMPUTER, or S.T.E.A.M. at your school? An opportunity to meet and talk with others around the IN District who do exactly what you do is just around the corner! Please consider attending an upcoming IN DISTRICT CURRICULUM… Read more »

Preparing for the ILEARN Statewide Readiness Test

All schools administering AIR assessments in Spring 2019 are required to participate in the Statewide Readiness Test (SRT) on January 23, or in the event of a school closing/delay or other conflict, the backup date (January 28). Schools should select a 30-minute block of time between the hours of 8 to 11 a.m. ET to… Read more »

iLearn Introduction

Below is a link to a two-page document to help you, your teachers, and staff address and prepare for  the upcoming Assessments from the Indian Department of Education.  The introduction expresses that “you can webcrawl all over the DOE website, OR you can sprint through the attachment to navigate ILEARN professionally.”  I trust you and… Read more »