Lucinda J Kinsinger

Lucinda is an author, a lifelong student, and a former teacher who still looks for opportunities to share her love of learning with children. She lives in Oakland, Maryland, with her husband Ivan, where she spends time writing and pursuing her education online. To read more of her work and learn about the books she has published, visit her blog at lucindajmiller.com.

19 Contributions

A Review for Creative Writing Curriculum
Publication Date: 2021-03-03 | File type: Blog Post

Andrew and Jennifer Yoder’s curriculum is called Creative Writing: Sparkling Bits of Writing, and comes in two books. The first Read More...

The Last Words of Nokseng: The Story Behind "I Have Decided"
Publication Date: 2020-05-28 | File type: Blog Post

Lucinda continues the series of stories of Christian martyrs and heroes from the past. We hope you will be inspired Read More...

Dmitri: A Man Who Praised When It Could Have Killed Him
Publication Date: 2020-04-14 | File type: Blog Post

Lucinda continues the series of stories of Christian martyrs and heroes from the past. We hope you will be inspired Read More...

Perpetua: A Compelling Story for Devotions, History, or Literature Class
Publication Date: 2020-03-13 | File type: Blog Post

With this post, Lucinda begins a series of stories of Christian martyrs and heroes from the past. We hope you Read More...

Should Christians Study Plato and Aristotle?
Publication Date: 2020-01-24 | File type: Blog Post

A man who has not read Homer is like a man who has not seen the ocean. There is a Read More...

Freedom in Christ: Two Object Lessons
Publication Date: 2019-11-22 | File type: Blog Post

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? Who hasn’t asked this question at some point? A simple object lesson involving bleach, Read More...

Jonny and the Pencil: An Object Lesson on Letting Jesus Help
Publication Date: 2019-10-25 | File type: Blog Post

The most memorable object lesson I heard as a child was told to me by an old preacher with a Read More...

Place Yourself in the Feet of a Child
Publication Date: 2019-10-04 | File type: Blog Post

Years after my childhood, I returned to the school I once attended. The rooms of the building were empty and Read More...

Cultural Intelligence
Publication Date: 2019-08-09 | File type: Blog Post

There is only one place in the world where I can walk into the local TV station and get instant Read More...

Creating a Culture of Gratitude
Publication Date: 2019-07-12 | File type: Blog Post

In the black of before-six one morning, I woke riveted by a thought. I grew up in a culture of Read More...

Be a Table Knife
Publication Date: 2019-06-21 | File type: Blog Post

Ever hear a student complain that they’ll never use the algebra they’re struggling through? Or that diagrams in language arts Read More...

Ten Creative Ways to Promote Writing
Publication Date: 2019-04-05 | File type: Blog Post

I am a writer. I have been a teacher. And as a teacher—writer or not—I found writing one of the Read More...

Seven Creative Ways to Promote Reading
Publication Date: 2019-02-14 | File type: Blog Post

Reading opens the door to academic and career success, imagination, knowledge, understanding of others, compassion, and so much more. As Read More...

Using Maps and Genealogies to Understand the Bible’s Story Line
Publication Date: 2019-01-04 | File type: Blog Post

I still remember reciting the seven continents with my fellow small-bodied second graders, remember the exact rhythm and tone of Read More...

Monkeys to Infinity: A Fun Way to Teach Probability
Publication Date: 2018-11-30 | File type: Blog Post

If you put a monkey in front of a typewriter and let him type for a very long time, would Read More...

Your Best, All Things Considered
Publication Date: 2018-10-05 | File type: Blog Post

As a first grader who wanted to do things just right, I took seriously my teacher’s instructions to write neatly. Read More...

If God Laughs, Why Should You?
Publication Date: 2018-08-30 | File type: Blog Post

A question I asked for a long time is, “Does God laugh?” He sings. He loves. He feels anger. He Read More...

The Stranger Within
Publication Date: 2018-08-12 | File type: Blog Post

I lead Bible studies for the women at our local jail, and during the course of my ministry, I have Read More...

A Math Teaching Aid: How to String Counting Beads
Publication Date: 2018-05-24 | File type: Blog Post

As a former elementary grade teacher, at the end of a school year, I would often send summer math drills Read More...

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