The Curious Christian Teacher Podcast

Interview with Darryl DeBoer, Teaching for Transformation

June 16, 2020

In this episode, Darryl DeBoer suggests that we are not merely preparing our students for the future.  He unpacks the three core practices of Teaching for Transformation.  Firstly, he shares why it is crucial to articulate a Deep Hope for our teaching – this alone will change the way you think and ‘do’ planning.  He then introduces the practice of Storyline to locate our education inside God’s big story.   Thirdly, Darryl discusses Biblical Throughlines (the inspiration for Threads which have been referred to in previous episodes).  Darryl finishes with the challenge that our classes must provide real,  authentic work for real people to meet a real need (TfT).

We were so blessed and encouraged to be part of this conversation and can’t wait to share it with you.

Darryl is a Senior Fellow for the Center of the Advancement of Christian Education (CACE) at Dordt University and the K-12 Director of Learning at Surrey Christian Schools.

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