Gloria Stronks

Gloria Stronks was a classroom teacher and reading specialist in state and Christian schools for 15 years. She later taught at Dordt College and then at Calvin College for a total of 22 years, and is the author or co-author of ten books. Presently, she is a scholar in residence at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington and also, when she is able, travels to India to help teachers in Christian schools in the slums. She writes about this work and the needs of these people on her blog:

If Wishing Made it So: Teaching Students to Make Change

Parents and teachers want children to have the skills to make a difference. But what can we teach to help them survive their teen years, 20s, and 30s with convictions and character intact?


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