All Belong and Friendship Ministries Discuss New Relationship

Recently, Elizabeth Dombrowski, Executive Director of All Belong and Tom VanWingerden, the recently retired Executive Director from Friendship Ministries, sat down to discuss the new relationship between All Belong and Friendship.  Joined by Victoria White, Director of Church Services at . . .

Inspired by Belonging: A Sermon Series

The Circle of Congregations Member Meet-Up events are part of the work of All Belong’s church services division.  In this blog post, Rev. Dr. Karen Roberts shares her story about an idea at one of these meetings inspiring her to . . .

EANS FUNDING: WHAT WE KNOW

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has been an incredible disruption to schools. As our political leaders look for ways to support students and schools as they get back on track after this disruption, funding options have been . . .

All Belong Launches 2021 Virtual Auction

All Belong Center for Inclusive Education is set to host their first virtual auction, a first in the organization’s history. All Belong’s annual auction—held in the past as a live gathering—will take place fully online from Thursday, January 28 to . . .

Assessment, Success Criteria, Looking Forward

By Megan Cooke and Phil Stegink We hope you’ve been reading or listening to our previous posts on the topic of assessing learning during this time of at-home teaching.  In the first post we prioritized learning over learner compliance, and we established . . .

Assessment, Learning Intentions, and Learning Engagement

You can listen to this blog here (11 minutes): http://allbelong.org/media/Blog-2_mixdown.mp3 In our first post to this blog on the topic of assessing student learning while teaching remotely, we made the point that assessment of learning continues to have a place in our teaching . . .

Weston Thrives at Providence Christian School

“Weston is a full citizen of first-grade,” remarked Marji Voetberg, All Belong teacher consultant, during a recent visit to Providence Christian School in Kalamazoo, MI. Today, his place of belonging in the classroom fills Weston’s parents and teachers with gratitude . . .