Ed Tech and Roto Tillers

By ECA Staff | Jan 5, 2017

At ECA we remain fully committed to our classical Christian approach to education.  In recent years we have bolstered our ability to utilize technology in the classroom to enhance the educational process while staying committed to the classical methodologies in our teaching style.  Our teachers use the internet, computer labs, and “smart-boards” to enhance their…

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Christ as Center of Classroom

By ECA Staff | Nov 7, 2016

Guest Blogger:  Pam Gergen, 1st Grade, ECA Looking back over the years, I can honestly say I have always wanted to be a teacher since my Kindergarten year…decades ago.  I remember how each of my elementary teachers always had their rooms organized, neat, decorative but not chaotic and always had that one thing that was…

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Education Quality Assurance at ECA

By Jim Johnson | Oct 25, 2016

Educational quality is something many parents are clamoring for in the United States. It is only fair to assume that ECA parents have the same desire for their children, and we are also convinced that our parents value the spiritual impact of our educational approach as well. While we have an intrinsic concept that our…

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The Significance of Field Trips and Experience Days at ECA Elementary

By Jim Johnson | Oct 10, 2016

By Darla Blue, Interim Elementary Principal Are field trips and experience days important? Can they teach a subject in a different and possibly more meaningful way than what a student might find in the classroom? Do they give the student a deeper insight into the subject matter that they are studying? How do they fit…

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Parents’ Priorities for Their Children’s Education Tell a Story!

By Jim Johnson | Sep 29, 2016

The Association for Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Barna Group have completed a joint study on “Parents’ Goals for Education.” ECA is an accredited member of ACSI, and the Barna Group states that they “provide spiritual influencers with credible knowledge and clear thinking, enabling them to navigate a complex and changing culture.” Recently I…

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Emphasizing the Vocalization of Truth

By Jim Johnson | Sep 1, 2016

When I was a lad, my elder relatives had a saying about children, “Children should be seen and not heard.” I took it that they wanted time for adult conversation, and it took a great deal of self-control for my siblings and me to remain silent. Today, it doesn’t seem difficult to keep children quiet.…

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