After reading Chapters 1–6 in the McCullough text, answer the reflection questions below. Type directly in the boxes; they will expand as you type. Use complete sentences.
Chapter 1 |
Q: In your own words, define “godly character” and explain why it is important for a Christian educator to display such.A: Godly character is being like Christ in everyway. This does not mean that you have to be perfect, but strive to think, act and talk like Him. If we do this in all areas of our ...view middle of the document...
If we show students that we love and are willing to help everyone no matter their background, then they will to learn to do the same. This also helps them trust us as teachers and lets them know we have their best interest at heart. We have to gain their trust and having Godly character helps. |
Chapter 2 |
Q: Respond to question 3 on pg. 32.A: I believe and hope my foundation for my personal life and work life are the same. Sometimes it is hard for me to talk about at work, because I work at a state hospital and there is a lot of diversity. Even though it is hard to talk about I try to let my actions show people what and how I believe. So, if sometimes people do not believe the same way I do, at least they can see something is different and know that it is Christ. |
Q: Respond to question 4 on pg. 32.A: I do not think their foundation should be different, however I know it is a little harder to talk about in public school. In a Christian school it is easy if a child comes to you with a problem to pray with them and teach them that Jesus will look after them. In public school it is not so easy to do that. With that being said the children can see what your foundation is through your actions, so if we believe something we need to walk it out in our actions.