Curated Media

Articles about My Students in the News

Check out my Class Youtube Chanel (click below)

Outdoor Instruction

Working on adding fractions in the park!
Playing soccer on a field trip to a museum on the National Mall!
Exploring Rock Creek park!

Arts-based Instruction

3rd and 4th Grade Designing Stations of the Cross

Using Watercolor to Explore the Protest Art of the United Farm Workers Movement

Watercoloring different landscapes

Art as a Way to be like our Creator God (Spiritual Discipline)

Students were asked how they image God (or magnify him, based on doing things that are like what he does). This artistic student created this painting to show that just like God paints the world with beauty, so can she.

Comics to Explain Biblical History: Creation, Fall, Redemption, Restoration

Creation + Fall


Restoration (Jesus at the Right Hand of God, the Ascension)

(Jesus is telling God that he’s with him in Heaven)

Her expression of adoration for God:

The Light of the World!

Art to Create Collective Memory

Making in the Classroom

4th Grade Skeletal System, Nervous System, and Circulatory Systems

4th Grade Digestive System Model using Fortnite (watch on Youtube)

4th Grade Animal Cell models with Food, Play dough, Sports Gear, and Minecraft

United Farm Workers Movement explained in Legos (watch on Youtube)

Watch this student explain the tension between tenant farmworkers and wealthy land owners in the United Farm Workers movement!

Hands On Science

Comparative Anatomy: Humans vs. Frogs

Connecting Faith and Student Interests to Research

December Inquiry Projects – Empowering Student Interests (7 students, individual)

January Inquiry Projects – Connecting Faith to Research (10 students, theme groups)

February/March Inquiry Projects – Experimenting with Alternative Presentation Ideas (12 students, theme groups)

May/June Inquiry Projects: Differentiating to Support All Students

Connecting Faith to Dragon Ball Z
Connecting Faith to Sea Monsters
Connecting faith to troglodytes
Connecting Faith to Fidget Spinners
Connecting Faith to Sharks and Shark Attacks
Connecting Faith to Tech-based Therapies
A students’ video with many effects, all about Starfruit!

Faith and Social Advocacy

Using Biblical Anti-Racism to Teach Civil Rights

Latino Catholic Forms of Protest in the United Farm Workers Movement

Using Biblical Anti-racism to teach Civil Rights

Researching Diverse Cultures

Locating the Latino Smithsonian Museum

Praying for the Nations Part 1: Group Prayer and Research

Praying for the Nations Part 2: Individual Prayer and Research

“Work and Pray”

Design your Own Religious Order Project

Holy Trinity Action Cards Project

Lectio Divina: Developing a Radical Love for God’s Word

Stations of the Cross and the Struggle for Human Dignity

Just for Fun: Doing Reader’s Theatre over Zoom

Life in Community

Going after Heart Change: Addressing the Spiritual Root of Student Misbehavior

Cross-pollination: Reflecting on How Student’s Interests have Formed me this Year, and vice versa

Subordinating Socio-emotional Curriculum to God’s Word

Applied Theology

From Stewardship to the Restoration of Creation: A Theology for Student’s Great Love of Animals

COVID 19 Pandemic: Talking about Death with Students

Leading Students into the Desert

Teaching Unconditional Surrender: Worshipping God through Mary’s Historical Context and Magnificat Prayer

Christian Approaches to Civil Disobedience, Political Disagreement, and Communication

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