The Dordt College teacher education program prepares students for service in diverse settings, equipping them with God-centered reflective and transformative skills, knowledge, and dispositions for teaching, learning, and leading.

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Faculty Work from 2017

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Celebrating Diversity in Christian Schools with Differentiation, Patricia C. Kornelis

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Experiencing Joy Through Confession, Eric Forseth

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Grow Up, Ed Starkenburg

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Integrating a Christian Worldview into Literacy Instruction, Gwen R. Marra

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Itchy Ears: Dordt College Graduation - May 6, 2016, Timothy Van Soelen

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Lasting Promise, Ed Starkenburg

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Let's Build Something Biblical, Mary Beth Pollema

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Practicing Prayerful Communication, Gwen R. Marra

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Reaching All the Students in Your Classroom, Kathleen Van Tol

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Resurrection of the Dead, Gwen R. Marra

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The Idol of Tradition, Eric Forseth

Faculty Work from 2016

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Advent Waiting, Gwen R. Marra

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Antidote to Busyness, David J. Mulder

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Comfort, Dennis Vander Plaats

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Created to Create: Fostering Innovative Education, David J. Mulder

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Extro-spection, Empowering Expectations, and Convenient Healing?, Eric Forseth

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Finding Joy When It Isn't Easy, David J. Mulder

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God Loveth Adverbs: Teaching (and Living) Christianly, David J. Mulder

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Here We Are Now... Hold Us Together, David J. Mulder

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Holding Together, Eric Forseth

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How Serving Graduate Students is Different from Serving Adult Undergrads, Steve Holtrop

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How Teaching Has Changed in the Last 36 Years, Ed Starkenburg

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How To Help Your Kid Survive Middle School, David J. Mulder

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I Am the Bread of Life, David J. Mulder

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Informational Texts and Vocabulary for Young Children, Gwen R. Marra

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Iron Sharpens Iron: Co-Teaching in a Teacher Education Program, Patricia C. Kornelis, Gwen R. Marra, and Ed Starkenburg

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Jesus Drives Out an Impure Spirit, Steve Holtrop

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Jesus Raises the Widow's Son, David J. Mulder

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Life of Worship, Ed Starkenburg

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Nature or Nurture: Leadership as a Learned Trait vs. Leadership Inheritance, Eric Forseth

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New Way of Living in the World, Mary Beth Pollema

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Nothing But Net, Joshua E. Bowar

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Seeing is Believing, Timothy Van Soelen

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Team Work Boosts Student Learning and Professional Community, Thomas M. Van Soelen

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Three Steps of "I Am", Eric Forseth

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Water into Wine, David J. Mulder

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What is God's Will in Healing?, Eric Forseth

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Why Is School Like a Prison?, David J. Mulder

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Yearlong Student Teaching: Boom or Bust?, Patricia C. Kornelis and Joshua E. Bowar

Faculty Work from 2015

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5 Tips for a Successful Parent and Teacher Relationship, Gwen R. Marra

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Advent: Clearing a Path for Christmas, Mary Beth Pollema

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Advent: Lessons in Waiting, Barb Hoekstra

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Advent: Waiting, Gwen R. Marra

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Ash Wednesday: Behold, the Lamb of God, David J. Mulder

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Back to School, Gwen R. Marra

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Case for Professional Development Schools: Transforming Teaching and Learning, Patricia C. Kornelis

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Christian Views of the Student, Steve Holtrop

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Common Core: Good or Bad?, Ed Starkenburg

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"Digital Natives" or "The Dumbest Generation?", David J. Mulder

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Doing a Little More for Jesus, David J. Mulder

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Do Not Be Anxious... Rejoice!, David J. Mulder

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Education for All, Kathleen Van Tol

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Expecting: Being Ready, David J. Mulder

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Faith, Politics, and Social Media, David J. Mulder

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Grace of Failure, David J. Mulder

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Hope: How Does One Live a Hope-Filled Life?, David J. Mulder

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Is It Time to Teach Traditional Undergrads as Adult Learners?, Steve Holtrop and Eric Forseth

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Joy, Barb Hoekstra

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Lent: I Don't Know the Man?, Eric Forseth

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Lent: If They Keep Quiet, the Stones Will Cry Out!, Mary Beth Pollema

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Letter to Teachers, David J. Mulder

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Moses, David J. Mulder

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Placing Ourselves in the Story, David J. Mulder

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Re-Creating in Nature, Steve Holtrop

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Regarding Homework…, David J. Mulder

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Social Media: Digital Footprints and Digital Wisdom, David J. Mulder

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Standardized Testing: Help or Harm?, Steve Holtrop

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Stories from Nejapa, Kathleen Van Tol

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Waiting for His Plan to Unfold, Leah A. Zuidema

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We're in the Kid Business, Joshua E. Bowar

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What Happens After an Earthquake, Kathleen Van Tol

Faculty Work from 2014

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Education as Formation, David J. Mulder

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Game Time: Choosing Apps and Games that Align to the Common Core, Ryan G. Zonnefeld and Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Support and Ideas for Economic Education, Ed Starkenburg and Erica Vonk

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Technology- Infused Teacher Preparation: Connecting Technology and Pedagogy, David J. Mulder

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Together We Make Football, Timothy Van Soelen

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Using Dialogic Discussion to Boost Vocabulary, Gwen R. Marra

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Vocabulary Growth Using Nonfiction Literature and Dialogic Discussions in Preschool Classrooms, Gwen R. Marra

Faculty Work from 2013

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Shifting from the “Bucket-o-Points” to “Big Ideas” Assessment, David J. Mulder

Submissions from 2012

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Mission-Directed Governance: Leading the Christian School with Vision, Unity, and Accountability (Book Review), Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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Teaching and Christian Practices: Reshaping Faith and Learning (Book Review), Patricia C. Kornelis

Submissions from 2010

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Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness (Book Review), Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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Wow! What a Ride!: A Journey with Cancer, Cella Bosma and Mike Vanden Bosch

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Wow! What a Ride! A Journey with Cancer (Book Review), Pam Adams

Faculty Work from 2009

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From Vision to Learning: Effectiveness Measures of Christian School Boards, Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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Perceptions and Practices of Pre-School Through Eighth-Grade Christian School International Administrators in the Selection Process of Teachers, Timothy Van Soelen

Submissions from 2008

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Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science (Book Review), David J. Mulder

Books from 2007

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Fostering a Reflective Culture in the Christian School: The Maplewood Story, John Van Dyk

Faculty Work from 2005

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Defining the Phenomenon of Teaching Christianly at a Christian College: A Study Conducted at Dordt College, Barb Hoekstra

Submissions from 2004

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Between Memory and Vision: The Case for Faith-Based Schooling (Book Review), Lloyd Den Boer

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"Historical Background to Conflicts over Religion in Public Schools": A Response, Lloyd Den Boer

Submissions from 2002

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Karl Barth's Anthropology in Light of Modern Thought (Book Review), Kevin Eames

Submissions from 2001

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In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories (Book Review), Pam Adams

Books from 2000

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Craft of Christian Teaching: A Classroom Journey, John Van Dyk

Submissions from 1999

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Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life (Book Review), John Van Dyk

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Phonics, Whole Language, and Biblical Hermeneutics, Pam Adams

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Role of the Religious Heart in the Motivational Process: A Judeo-Christian Perspective, Jack Fennema

Books from 1997

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Letters to Lisa: Conversations with a Christian Teacher, John Van Dyk

Submissions from 1996

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Office of Teacher in Times of School Reform, John Van Dyk

Submissions from 1995

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By What Authority Do We Teach? Sources for Empowering Christian Educators (Book Review), John Van Dyk