The Ear of the Heart

Wouldn’t it be great if all students were great listeners? I know my students hear me when I speak, but I’m not always sure they are listening. Every Fall, one of my lessons in middle school Religion class is about the difference between hearing and listening. In this lesson, students share their stories of hearing their parents ask them to …

Renée Stoeckle: Winning Hearts Through Data and Doctrine

From The Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame: For Catholic education to continue and thrive in America, we need more proponents on the political frontlines. We need advocates who are willing to speak with policymakers, pastors, and parents to ensure that Catholic education is available to all families, regardless of wealth or status. Specifically, we need …