about the teacher
Dr. Stacy Lung is the Executive Director of Lutheran Island Camp in Henning, MN. Stacy has a Ph.D. in Educational Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. and an M.S. in Environmental Education from Concordia University Wisconsin. Her research is focused on the significance of facilitating experiences of wonder in education, particularly in science education, where wonder can help point us to the Creator. Stacy has taught online courses in both adult learning and K12 contexts since 2013. She educated her children in the forests of northern Wisconsin. Stacy seeks to invoke the inquisitive awe of children in the woods for learners of all ages and in all settings.
I believe education is important because it is a feature of God’s design for His image-bearers. We are unique in our ability to not only experience the creation in which God placed us but to reflect upon those experiences, understand the underlying principles that God uses to govern creation, and act in accordance with those principles. The ability to learn and change is part of our image-bearing, and participation in learning facilitates this collective image-bearing. Perhaps most importantly, I can project a genuine wonder about the subjects …