Christian schools were founded on the idea that educating children Christianly would enable them to make a difference in the world. So we came in prepared to teach our subjects Christianly, only to realize that we don’t teach subjects, we teach students.
As it turns out, the latest research is demonstrating what Christian educators have intuitively known all along but have been overwhelmed in actually applying: it’s all about relationship.
The Cultivate Project will equip you to bridge the ever-widening generation gap and infuse a mentoring mindset into the DNA of your school, sparking students’ spiritual growth, personal motivation, academic engagement, and positive social interaction.
As a Christian educator of students, you don’t want to miss this.
Cultivate: Forming the Emerging Generation through Life-on-Life Mentoring
by Jeff Myers and Paul and Paige Gutacker
In our postmodern world of broken homes and technology-mediated relationships, the emerging generation needs positive life-on-life influence from adults now more than ever if they are to truly thrive.
Based on four years of research and work with more than 1,500 Christian schools and churches around the world, Cultivate renews the ancient art of mentoring to help today’s busy Christian educators spark spiritual growth, personal motivation, academic engagement, and positive social interaction in young adults (12-year-olds to 20-somethings).
When educators flourish in their relational skills it leads to verifiable improvements in student spiritual growth, personal motivation, academic engagement, and positive social interaction.
The Cultivate Project Professional Development Training Course helps Christian teachers develop a “mentoring mindset,” which transforms their existing interactions with students into life-shaping mentoring moments so that life-on-life relationships become part of the school’s
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