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Is Tolerance Enough?

  By Chanda Rhodes Coblentz | Webster defines tolerance as “the ability to accept, experience, or survive something harmful or unpleasant.” When I think of things that I tolerate, a few things come to mind:…


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Teaching is Leading

    By Rhoda Sommers | Most teachers became educators because they wanted to help students learn and realize their full potential. Being a leader is not typically part of a teacher’s vision; however, being…






The V.O.I.C.E. Journal

Developed just for you

By Rhoda C. Sommers, Ph.D. Dean, School of Education & Human Development Greetings, brothers and sisters called to the ministry of education!   The School of Education & Human Development at Malone University is delighted…


Eighth graders and their Malone student Mentors connected in the cafeteria over substantial amounts of ice cream.

You have a V.O.I.C.E to share

By Patty Long, Ed.D. What a privilege it is to contribute to the inaugural issue of The V.O.I.C.E. (Vision, Opportunity and Inquiry in Christ-centered Education). No doubt much thought and consideration have gone into planning…


Kim Smith-Robbins is in her 11th year as an elementary teacher in an inner-city school district.

Do NOT give up

By Kim Smith-Robbins I’m in my 11th year as an elementary teacher in an inner city school district. I’ve taught in the inner city since the day I was hired. It isn’t always easy, but…