HCOS Newsletter

January 2019

Learner Profile - January

“Who is INQUISITIVE, DISCERNING, and full of WONDER at God’s world”

This month we want to focus on the three key words in the statement above. For our HCOS students, what does it mean to be inquisitive, discerning and full of wonder?

Teaching our students to be inquisitive goes beyond the traditional approach of education. It opens the door for students to be curious, to ask questions and to demonstrate their deeper understanding of content being taught. It requires...

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New Manna for a New Year

Ahhh, the good ole New Year. A chance to push the restart button on that diet, exercise program, elimination of a habit, staying faithful with the weekly reports, catching up with lagging subject areas…the list goes on.

When the Israelites were in the wilderness God provided them with manna every day. If they tried to store extra it went bad. They had to trust God each day for His provision.

In a similar way God provides for us each new year. When I look back at...

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What’s Your Frog? - Avoiding Procrastination

If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first. - Mark Twain

In the fall of 2018, I had the opportunity to attend the iNacol Symposium in Nashville where I was able to listen and learn from many different educational specialists in their respective fields. One of the keynote presenters, Pamela Cantor M.D., shared a very passionate presentation on the some of...

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