The partnership between GCA and our families is a beautiful relationship that provides a great benefit for our student. Learn how you can partner more effectively with these leaders that God has placed in your student's life every day.
The goal of Christian education is not just to produce qualified graduates who will go on to become contributing members of society. The goal of Christian education must have an eternal focus.
The amazing thing about being a Christ-follower is that as long as we say “yes” to him, He will take you where He needs you to go. I always use the adage that God takes you around your elbow to touch your nose.
Within a few years (ok – many years), I realized The Instruction Manual for raising children is The Holy Bible, authored by the Creator of life Himself (Gen. 1.26-27) Although I still haven’t found car seat instructions in the book of Proverbs, Solomon commands parents to “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it” (6.22 NASB). From day one, we should start teaching our little ones how to function without us.
Mrs. Kristi Borden has been a kindergarten teacher at GCA for nearly fifteen years. In this post, she shares her wealth of knowledge and experience with parents who may be facing the question of whether or not their child is ready for kindergarten.
Dr. Brad Zockoll, GCA Upper School Bible Instructor, writes regularly on his personal blog. Enjoy one of his recent posts and catch a glimpse of what God taught him through a wayward washing machine.
"Common Core" is a phrase often heard in educational circles, sometimes misunderstood, and occasionally confused. This blog post by Interim Lower School Principal, Mrs. Henderson, will clarify GCA's perspective on academic standards.
How can you encourage a love of reading in your child? Studies indicate that children who are confident in their reading abilities demonstrate overall stronger academic performance.