From the May/June, 2015 issue of Touchstone
Beyond Words by David Warren

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Beyond Words

David Warren on Giving & Getting Attention in the Religious Classroom

Children are the most honest audience. You can thrill them or bore them and they cannot hide a smile or a drooping head. Anyone who has taught children in any context has struggled to gain and keep their attention. This seems all the more difficult in religious classrooms, unaided as they are by consequences like grades, the possibility of failure, or parental pressure. That is precisely why educators, especially religious ones, are novelists—that is, creators and purveyors of the new, of the cutting-edge, no matter how it comes to them. . . .


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