Author Archives: Amy Graham

Resource List: Education

The echoes of bells are ringing through the halls of the high school where I teach.  September has arrived, and school is back in session.  I’m glad. Reading the Gospels is the best study of good pedagogy.  When I think … more »

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A Theological Pedagogy of Lord of the Flies: Fear Within

The mere mention, even innuendo, of summer reading ignites a visceral response from the high school student. Even my most nerdy, book-wormy students recoil. I am one of those teachers who assigns summer reading, and last summer, my tenth grade … more »

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Campaigning for Influence: A Review of “Please Vote for Me”

I’m a teacher who sometimes feels like a politician.  While I’m not canvassing for votes, I do spend my days canvassing for student buy-in. How can I move high school students to appreciate the written word? On my best days … more »

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