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46 - Gary Marsters & Kevin Petrie: Faith Engagement & School Culture

May 25, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley interview Gary Marsters, assistant head of school at Avondale School in New South Wales, and Professor Kevin Petrie, of Avondale University-College. We discuss their recent research in the field of Faith Engagement and School Culture. You can find some of their published research at research.avondale.edu.au Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com




45 - *BONUS*: Wordsmithing & Vision Casting

May 17, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley discuss some behind-the-scenes thoughts regarding our mission and how to best articulate it. We chat about skepticism, cynicism, and what we really meant by saying we're "allergic to cheap rhetoric." Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com




44 - Dr. Sam Fecich: Professor, Author, & Podcast Host

May 10, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley interview Dr. Sam Fecich, professor, author, and host of the EDUMagic Podcast. We discuss all things pre-service teachers and how to enact the intersection of faith and learning within a teacher preparation context. Find Dr. Fecich at www.sfecich.com Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com




43 - "Grand Paradox" Indeed!

April 19, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave brings an interlude episode to the podcast as we end our Book Club (Ken Wytsma's "The Grand Paradox") and reconsider the podcast for these pandemic times.

*Link to "On Our Temporary Conditions" quotation Dave mentioned in the episode!

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42 - How to Answer Students' Spiritual Questions

March 2, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley discuss different questions asked by students of different ages and how we as teachers can approach answering them. Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com



41 - Rethinking "The Will of God"

February 24, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this shortened "book club" episode, Dave considers Chapter 8 of The Grand Paradox by Ken Wytsma that deals with personal calling and mission, sometimes called "vocation" in Christian communities. Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com



40 - Highlight Chapels & What Makes Them Good

February 16, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley discuss some recent Chapels in their respective schools that were highlights, and why exactly they were worth noting. Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com



40 - Highlight Chapels and What Makes Them Good

February 16, 2020

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley discuss some recent Chapels in their respective schools that were highlights, and why exactly they were worth noting. Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com


38 - "Reflection & Doubt"

January 20, 2020

Not Many of You Should Become Teachers,' is a podcast that explores the world of K-12 education as it intersects with Christian faith. In this episode Dave shares from his end of semester reflections. He also dives into The Grand Paradox, by Ken Wytsma, specifically the chapter on doubt. Dave talks about what it means to have honest doubt vs stupid doubt, and how that translates into being skeptical and not cynical.

Music by Josh Woodward (www.joshwoodward.com).

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37 - "Assessment of Bible Learning"

January 5, 2020

Not Many of You Should Become Teachers,' is a podcast that explores the world of K-12 education as it intersects with Christian faith. In this episode Riley shares from his recent blog post on assessment. How can we assess Bible learning? What are age appropriate Bible class learning targets? How do we account for background knowledge deficits? What does proficiency look like in Bible class? See www.notmanyofyou.com/blog for the full post. Music by Josh Woodward (www.joshwoodward.com). www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches


36 - "A Year in Review"

December 22, 2019

Not Many of You Should Become Teachers,' is a podcast that explores the world of K-12 education as it intersects with Christian faith. In this episode we share 3 highlights, 2 pieces of learning, and 1 piece of advice from the last year. Thank you to everyone who has been listening over the last year! Music by Josh Woodward (www.joshwoodward.com). www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches



35 - "Alumni Perspective Vol. II"

December 9, 2019

Not Many of You Should Become Teachers,' is a podcast that explores the world of K-12 education as it intersects with Christian faith. In this episode we chat with future teacher Amy Beugelink, an alumna of our very own Christian school. She discusses her highs, her lows, and her skepticism. Music by Josh Woodward (www.joshwoodward.com). www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches


34 - "Alanna Banta, Literacy & Skepticism"

November 25, 2019

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley interview Alanna Banta, High School English Teacher. Alanna has been teaching her students about learning from different voices and what it means to be skeptical. This episode also includes part five of the Grand Paradox Book Club (by Ken Wytsma). Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com

33 - "Juliet Hiller, 4th Grade Teacher & TWU Faculty Associate"

November 11, 2019

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley interview Juliet Hiller, 4th Grade Teacher and Faculty Associate @ TWU. Juliet loves Bob Goff and Fine Arts and more! This episode also includes part four of the Grand Paradox Book Club (by Ken Wytsma). Follow Not Many Of You Should Become Teachers: www.notmanyofyou.com @notmanyofyou @MrRileyDueck @MrMcFTeaches Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com


32 - "Adam Woelders, Head of School LCS"

October 27, 2019

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley interview Adam Woelders, Head of School at Langley Christian School. Adam has taught in both the public school system and at independent schools. His diverse experiences bring a lot to the conversation about faith and learning. This episode also includes part three of the Grand Paradox Book Club (by Ken Wytsma).

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31 - "Shaping Christian Learning" Debrief (Kuyers Institute 2019)

October 13, 2019

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave and Riley take time to debrief the Kuyers Institute Conference, "Shaping Christian Learning" at Calvin University. Our debrief includes work from many scholars, including Beth Green, Ken Badley, Maxie Burch, Rhonda McEwan, David I Smith, Albert Cheng and others. A highlight you won't want to miss is the "Practicing Faith Survey" - in which we talk about the assessment of faith formation. This episode also includes part two of the Grand Paradox Book Club (by Ken Wytsma).

Practicing Faith Survey (NMOY Notes)

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30 - What Faith & Learning is NOT

September 30 2019

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Dave goes over what it was like to introduce Faith & Learning to new teachers in Christian Ed, as well as some thoughts from Riley on why we can't "fix" Christian Education. This episode also includes part one of the Grand Paradox Book Club (by Ken Wytsma) - Introduction & Chapter 1.

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29 - Back to School, Seminary, & Over-Spiritualization

September 16, 2019

Welcome to Season 3 of Not Many of You Should Become Teachers. In this episode, Riley and Dave talk about what it has been like to start the school year and jump into spiritual formation with a new group. The Faith and Learning conversation continues as they talk about seminary, over-spiritualization, and upcoming bookclub! Music by Josh Woodward - www.joshwoodward.com

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