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How to Build Biblical Literacy and engage in Scriptures with Children

Get the foundations of how to build biblical literacy with your elementary children. In this short webinar, you’ll learn 3 ways to help build this important muscle in the heart of every child you minister to. Let’s engage children in the Word at a young age!

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Elementary Active Learning

You may have heard about “active learning.” Let's take a few minutes to dive into this topic with Steven Ellair and envision how you can incorporate this practice into your classroom to make learning even more meaningful!

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Connect Set Up Form

Connect Set Up Form for eLearning

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Life Issues Sample Lesson

A sample lesson of the Life Issues from Connect: Bringing Faith to Life parish faith formation program.   

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Reviewing Live Jesus in Our Hearts Curriculum ? Start here

Learning Objectives for Courses 1-4   Primary Source Correlations Revelation and the Old Testament Jesus and the New Testament The Paschal Mystery The Church Foundations and Mission Sacraments and God's Grace (found under General Docs) Morality and God's Love (found under General …

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Using Scripture

There was a time when many Catholics felt discouraged from reading Sacred Scripture for fear of misinterpreting it. Today, the Church encourages regular use of the Bible and even serious study of it among all Catholics. Scripture plays a critical …

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Helping Young Adolescents Pay Attention

Catechists working with young adolescents face the challenge of capturing and keeping their students’ attention during sessions. A wandering mind and a short attention span is natural during adolescence. In addition, some students have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention …

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Effective Group Management

Effective group management is grounded in positive relationships of mutual respect between teachers and students and among students. Viewing young people in a positive light requires dispelling stereotypes that portray them as uncontrollable, disrespectful, and rude. When classes for students …

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Effective Storytelling

Stories are often the best way to capture and convey the power of deep truths and significant relationships. Consider how people are enamored when someone tells the story of meeting and falling in love with their spouse or recalls the …

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Active Learning and Faith Formation

Experience is the best teacher. Once you learn to ride a bike, you never forget—not because you read about it, but because you did it. It is difficult to forget something learned through experience. People tend to learn least through …