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Category: Godly Play

Guiding imaginative hearts

by Ginny Strubing Just after college, I began teaching first and second grades. Though in a traditional classroom at the time, Maria Montessori’s “The Secret of Childhood,” resonated in a way that traditional methods of teaching did not, and I went on to become a Montessori teacher. Teaching the four-year-olds at Calvary has allowed me to bring my teaching experience into the spiritual world.  Teaching Godly Play is very similar to the Montessori method. Though the teachers... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Monday, June 1, 2015

Ministry Spotlight: Godly Play

If you have walked down the education wing on the second floor of Calvary during formation any time over the last ten years, you have witnessed our young people engaged in Godly Play.   Godly Play is a Montessori-based curriculum developed by Episcopal priest, Jerome Berryman, who is a graduate of the Center for Advanced Montessori Studies in Bergamo, Italy. According to Berryman, Godly Play’s goal is to “use the language of Christian tradition to encounter God and find direction in... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Monday, June 1, 2015