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resources for the study of the social sciences from a biblical worldview

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    Archaeology and the Bible Grade 9-Lifelong
    Find specific examples of how archeological discoveries have verified the Bible, including creation, the flood, Jericho, Jesus Christ, lost/long day, Noah's ark and the ark of the covenant, the Tower of Babel and other places and men, women, animals and plants...

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    Classroom Media Literacy Tools for Combating Disinformation and Fake News Grade 3-Lifelong
    "While in the past students previously used more books and encyclopedias to conduct their research and complete their schoolwork, most now use online search engines such as Google. For this reason, media literacy is an essential component of the curriculum,...

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    Computer Technology in the Geography Classroom - Quality Teaching and Learning Grade 9-Tertiary
    "The capacity of technology to bring learning alive for students and make learning significant is immense, yet the demands which such learning places on teachers' computing knowledge and skills can be daunting, and the technical glitches frustrating....

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    Helping Students Appreciate the Contributions of Minorities Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article gives special attention to ways to integrate black history into the social-studies curriculum. Recommendations given will facilitate an ongoing study of black history and heritage. Suggestions are divided into primary, intermediate, and upper...

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    Human Rights - Childrens Rights Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This unit examines human rights on a global scale. "There is no age, gender, or race that is unaffected by the issues involved. What is a basic human right? What are simply wants? Who gets to define these rights?" Along with useful information, this...

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    INFO Editorial: Change, Chaos, and Resilience - Thriving in a Turbulent World Tertiary
    "Ever-evolving technologies, wars, emerging national alliances, changing currencies, redefinitions of what constitutes the family, revolutions on religious fronts, and a myriad of other factors have made turbulence a way of life. Whether positive or negative,...

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    INFO Editorial: Sustainable Reform in the Developing World Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The articles in this issue were selected from presentations at a 3-day Research Forum that was held on the AIIAS campus December 1-3, 2011. The majority of the articles in this issue have to do with education as the avenue to sustainable development." Article...

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    JAE Editorial: The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Sesquicentenary 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Marking the 150th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, this issue addresses use of Adventist heritage studies in the classroom. Articles include: Service: The Fourth Dimension in Adventist...

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    Judy Clements - Dialogue with an Adventist Administrator and Educator in the United Kingdom Tertiary-Lifelong
    “Motivated by a desire to effect change and to transform lives,” Ms. Clements has found great satisfaction in being in a “position of influence to make a significant positive impact on the lives of individuals from all walks of life.”

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    Lovin’ the Social Studies Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will add some new teaching strategies to your lesson plans based on the National Council for the Social Studies thematic strands. It will provide hands-on, interactive, and easy-to-implement methods to enrich...

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    Modernity, Postmodernity and Hypermodernity Tertiary
    Characterization of modernity, postmodernity and hypermodernity based on a metaphor of the times, analyzing the dominant values of each era up to the present day.

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    This curriculum guide was designed for teachers of Grades 9-12 Social Studies courses. It includes rationale, goals, skills list, and a scope and sequence for each major subtopic: US Government, US History, World History, World Geography, Economics, Multicultural...

  • Adventist Resource
    Social Studies: High School Supplement SSD Grade 9-Grade 12
    A handbook to assist teachers in making their classes achieve the ideals of Adventist education in the high school social studies class. It provides ideas, examples and suggestions on how to go about making lesson plans or course outlines Adventist. The handbook...

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    Subject Area Shop Talk - Humanities Grade 9-Grade 12
    This recording is from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada.

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    Teaching Diversity and Media Literacy through Drama Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session demonstrated "how dramatic texts can be useful tools for teaching diversity and media literacy in high school classrooms. The co-presenters [discussed] strategies for assignment design to meet NAD and Common Core...

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    When Is Social Science an Oxymoron? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "How often do we hear the phrase 'the research says' in our discussions about improving teaching and learning? What do we mean by the term ‘research’? For many of us, we use this concept under the assumption that something like the ‘scientific...