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Read the Table of Contents and Introduction
There are two means of ensuring you find a curriculum that meets your church's needs:
• Use clear guidelines to evaluate purchased curriculum resources• Write curriculum resources that are in harmony with a congregation's priorities
With the Christian Educator's Guide to Evaluating and Developing Curriculum, educators will learn how to:
• Articulate the goal and purpose of your congregation's educational ministry• Identify the Six Key Elements of your Christian Education program• Use the Six Key Elements to evaluate purchased curriculum resources• Develop a scope and sequence for writing your own resources• Write session plans that are in agreement with your Six Key Elements• Equip writers to develop session plans consistent with your educational purpose• Train teachers to use the curriculum materials• Evaluate the curriculum resources you have written
Reproducible worksheets throughout make this a highly practical resource for Christian education committees and teaching workshops.
ERRATA: Please note that the book's list of curriculum publishers in the appendix did not include Congregational Ministries Publishing, Presbyterian Churches USA. We regret the oversight.
Nancy E. Hall, MDiv, DMin, describes herself as a pastor, professor, and church musician. An ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches USA, she is currently Associate Professor of Ministry and Congregational Music and Director of Contextual Education at American Baptist Seminary of the West in Berkeley, California, as well as serving as Pastor of First Baptist Church of Berkeley.
Dr. Hall writes and teaches extensively about liturgy in its broadest sense as the work of the people. Among the courses she has taught are Planning Congregational Music; Leading Music for Worship; Worship in Free Church Traditions; and Conversations about Worship.
Rev. Dr. Hall worked closely with the late John Skoglund as coauthor of the twenty-fifth anniversary revision of his classic Manual of Worship.
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