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    Best Practice Approaches for Multigrade Education Kindergarten-Grade 8 New!!
    "Multigrade educators have to use different approaches and structures to facilitate teaching and learning, as contrasted with the teachers of single grades. As novice and seasoned multigrade teachers navigate the processes related to instruction in a...

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    ChatGPT in the Classroom - Uses, Limitations, and Student and Teacher Experiences Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "Despite initial fears, generative AI is showing promise in helping educators with their jobs and offering new opportunities to students. At the same time, the current limitations of the technology may cause a variety of unexpected consequences."

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    Promoting Plant-Based Diets in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Preschool-Grade 12 New!!
    "Adventist education promotes wholistic mental, physical, social, and spiritual development. Learning about food and nutrition at school helps students understand God’s plan for their overall health. Schools can also help parents learn how to provide...

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    New Thoughts on School Refusal Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "School refusal is a psychosocial issue defined as persistently missing school, educational activities or avoiding activities within the school setting which manifests in children and adolescents from 5 to 17 years of age. It occurs in between 2% and...

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    Nursing at Avondale #1 Again - National Student Survey Rates Course Top Tertiary New!!
    “A government-endorsed national survey of undergraduate students has again ranked the nursing course at Avondale as number one in Australia.”

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    The Story of the Church's 'Wise' Response to the Great War Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    “Research shows a Seventh-day Adventist response to World War 1 that differed from most churches in Australia preserved church and state loyalty. How the church 'tiptoed' between the opposing demands of faithfulness to a theology of church-state separation...

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    Urijah's on a Mission - Lifestyle Medicine Graduand Responds to Health Crisis at Home Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "The influence of his father and an advertisement for a scholarship encouraged Urijah Lilligeto to begin his journey as a healthcare professional who is now helping his country make choices to improve its quality of life."

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    Affective Response as a Catalyst for Reimagining Curriculum and Pedagogy for Teaching of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-Curriculum Priority in Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "In 2018, Australians Together commissioned research on a trial program designed to improve teachers' confidence in relation to teaching the Australian Curriculum's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority....

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    Pathways to School Leadership - Perceptions of Australian Faith-based Education System Employees Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "This article discusses school leadership pathways and recognises the important role that clearly communicated pathways can have on school leader development. It adopts an Australian faith-based education system case study to explore classroom teacher...

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    The Meaning of this Hour - Teaching Higher-Order Thinking as a Pathway to Better Learning Outcomes and Behaviour Modification Grade 5-Grade 12 New!!
    “A rapidly changing society has created the need for a new kind of graduate. The workplace is looking for conversance in higher-order thinking and emotional intelligence. While the predisposition of the student has been seen to be a significant factor...

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    An Exploration of Using Examples and Non-Examples to Develop the Skill of Critical Thinking in Students Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    “In the context of fast-paced and social media driven news and information consumption, the central importance of developing the ability of students to think critically is difficult to overstate. It is vital that students receive an education that includes...

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    Approaches to Faith Integration - A Case Study of Andrews University Employees Tertiary New!!
    "For centuries, Christians have cultivated faith in themselves and others by engaging in prayer, evangelism, discipleship, and education, with Christian tertiary institutions playing a vital role in this nurturing of faith. However, previous studies have...

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    Facing the Lion, Like Samson Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "Face the lion, aligning yourself with the greatest force you have in your arsenal to fight the enemy. In Christ we have everything we need to sustain us."

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    IJFI Editorial: A Dream Come True! Kindergarten-Lifelong New!!
    In this first editorial, Dr. Nwosu describes the mission of the International Journal for Faith Integration as being “to promote faith integration for the holistic development of human capacity.” Additional titles in this issue:

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    IJFI Editorial: Instructions for Our Everyday Living and Work Grade 9-Lifelong New!!
    In this issue, the authors present research-based and practical articles that reflect how God’s instructions in His words affect what we do and how we live. Articles include: Faith...

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    Integration of Faith and Learning - An Incidental or Intentional Approach? Kindergarten-Grade 8 New!!
    The Integration of Faith and Learning (IFL) concept makes Christian education unique. “Yet, despite all the research and information available about IFL the author has discovered that an ‘Intentional’ or an ‘Incidental’ approach...

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    Lessons from COVID-19 - The School Chaplains' Perspective Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "This article aims to contribute to the literature relating to school chaplaincy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It adopts an Australian faith-based education system case study to explore school chaplains' insights of their roles, interactions with staff...

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    Nurturing the Faith of Students -The Role of Support Staff Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    “What is the role of the non-teaching staff in nurturing faith in student lives? How can support staff be most effective in fulfilling that role? In response, the article first presents a biblical perspective regarding the function of the non-teaching...

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    Professional Care of Marginalized Clients - The Pool of Bethesda Mode Lifelong New!!
    “Social workers and other helping professionals often encounter clients with a history of marginalization. Professional ethics demands client centered approaches, which include a client’s right to self-determination. Practitioners often face the...

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    Sexuality and Gender - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    “The church must do more than just point out the correct pathway forward on questions of sex and gender; it must also learn to minister effectively to those grappling with the effects of sin and the Fall on the sense of self and sexuality.”

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    Teach Editorial Vol 16 Issue 2 Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    "In this post-COVID-19 lockdown period, aspirational recovery has progressed beyond a return to past ‘normal’ practice. Sensing the potential for learning from adaptations introduced under the duress of the pandemic, the proven flexibility...

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    The Ant Model - God’s Framework for Sustainable Institutional and National Development Kindergarten-Lifelong New!!
    “This paper examined the challenge recorded in the book of Proverbs 6: 6-11 and analyzed the model that God has deposited in the ant for sustainable development. The scope of the paper covers analysis of the model’s framework and its application...

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    The Freshman 15 and Chemical Design of Earth’s Air Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "Could there be a way to discern acts of intelligence from natural causes in the chemical world? This article addresses the initial aspects of such an analysis from a chemical approach."

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    The Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on the Wellbeing of Staff and Students in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns have had varying effects on school staff and students. Through a combination of an online survey and student focus groups, feedback was obtained about engagement with work during lockdown, what they...

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    Wellbeing in Primary School - Focusing on Friendship Kindergarten-Grade 8 New!!
    “Schools are uniquely placed to play a significant role in a child’s wellbeing development and intervention. So, the next question for us was how we could implement wellbeing initiatives specific to our school and students?”

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    Academia, the Sabbath, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    “As we look forward to the world of digital revolution, the world that moves at unprecedented speed, the theology of the Sabbath invites us to pause and reflect on what it means to be human, created in God's image, in the world where our identity and...

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    Rick Warren and Ellen G. White on Christian Character Development - An Unexpected Meeting of the Minds? Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "As respective leaders in their faith communities, Rick Warren and Ellen White, in writing about aspects of character development, have offered teachers, as well as educators and parents, some valuable insights about a 'project' that ultimately has eternal...

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    The Geoscience Research Institute - A Resource for Teaching a Biblical Understanding of Earth History Grade 9-Lifelong New!!
    Scientists with the Geoscience Research Institute "work to address questions and seek evidence concerning origins within the context of revelation and biblical foundations. Through conducting research and then communicating results, the GRI provides a...

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    A Pioneer of Adventist Church School Curriculum - Alma Baker Mckibbin (1871–1974) Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “The following is a biography of Alma Estelle Baker McKibbin, a pioneering Adventist educator and author of the first Bible lesson textbooks for Adventist primary education. It is adapted from a longer article by Laura Wibberding in the Encyclopedia...

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    A Qualitative Investigation into the Significant Achievement of Pasifika Students in One New Zealand School Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This qualitative case study aimed to investigate why Pasifika students at one school in New Zealand were exhibiting higher levels of achievement than students in schools nationally were on average. The research was conducted through a variety of data...

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    A Student-Centred Mathematics Booklet System - Its Influence on Student's Mathematical Performance and Attitudes to Mathematics Tertiary-Lifelong
    "There are many approaches to teaching mathematics. This paper examines one student-centred approach called the Booklet System used by a number of secondary schools in Brisbane from the mid-1990's for about a decade. Claims made by those advocating this...

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    An Evaluation of the Impact of Reading Adventure Packs on a Six, Seven and Eight Year Old Child’s Attitude Towards Literacy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study examined a School-Home partnership literacy improvement program, the Reading Adventure Pack (RAP), that aims to support the child's involvement in and attitude to reading, and involve the members of the family in the child's reading by supplying...

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    An Ideological Reading of Uncle Arthur’s Bedtime Stories Using Critical Literacy Preschool-Lifelong
    This paper "seeks to expose the overt and covert ideologies of the text so that their power can be recognised and their value evaluated."

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    An Investigation into the Spelling and Grammar Skills of Students who Use Individual Laptop Computers in a Year 6 Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This thesis constitutes a case study of a single Grammar School in the State of New South Wales, Australia during the year 2008. This particular study takes on a qualitative approach to research, adopting a case study methodology taking data from lesson...

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    Embrace the Mud Tertiary-Lifelong
    “We all have different types of ‘mud’ in our lives. Some of us may be going through the worst ‘mud’ life can throw at us: economic crisis, broken relationships, health challenges, losing a loved one, or a spiritual problem. You...

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    High School Worship Assembly and Student Faith Maturity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The development of spirituality and faith in students is one of the main goals of Christian education. The present study investigated this faith development and factors that contributed to it. Within the content of the study, faith was identified in...

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    Participative Leadership in the Toronto Seventh-day Adventist Church - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem: Respect for an authoritarian style of leadership in the church has diminished. Due to societal and cultural changes church members are seeking greater participation in the decision making processes in the church. It was the purpose of this project...

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    Passing on the Torch - How to Convey Religious Values to Young People Tertiary
    This book examines factors, which contribute and enhance the transmission of religious values in young people. The author distills the fundamentals of value incorporation from its definition to the steps needed to teach values. This book will help educators,...

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    Perceptions of the Pastoral Selection Process of Local Conferences in the Australian Union Conference Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This research seeks to identify the perceptions of the pastoral selection process in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand. Specifically, it seeks to gather perceptions of church members as they relate to the strengths and weaknesses...

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    Promoting Health and Wellness in Australian Church Communities - The Parish Nurses' Lived Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Parish nursing, has emerged in Australia over the last decade with an aim to provide holistic health care to people in church community settings through health education, counselling, referral, support and co-ordination of volunteers. Great value has...

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    Publish or Perish - A Study of the Role of Print in the Adventist Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Despite the proliferation of various forms of media, print remains a popular choice for communication among voluntary, nonprofit organisations. The Seventh-day Adventist Church, with its print-rich heritage and a continuing print emphasis, proves ideal...

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    Religious Coping Strategies and the Role of the Local Minister in Supporting Church Members Facing Negative Life Events Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Coping is at the core of life. For religious people, religious coping also plays a significant part in the potential outcome of a crisis. Firstly, this study determined the type of religious coping methods adopted by Australian Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Social Attachment to the Seventh-day Adventist Church Among Young Adults Tertiary
    As part of a ten-year longitudinal study on youth retention in the church, 755 young adults with Seventh-day Adventist backgrounds were surveyed to explore factors that relate to social attachment to the religious community. The sample was distributed throughout...

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    Soft Options or Practical Reality? A Study of Practical Course Options for HSC Students in SDA Schools in NSW Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study examines the perceptions of senior students in four Seventh-day Adventist schools in New South Wales toward the range of subject options available at their school. In particular the study focuses upon students’ perceived levels of satisfaction...

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    Television as a Medium for Evangelism - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The electronic communications media of today appear to offer almost limitless opportunities for communicating the message of the gospel to very large numbers of people. Television in particular occupies a primary place in communicating with people in...

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    The Nature and Effectiveness of a Community - Based Volunteer - Delivered Health Education Program - A New Zealand Based Case Study Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasingly becoming one of the largest contributors to preventable death globally each year. This disease is predominately caused by poor lifestyle choices such as unhealthy diet, inactivity, smoking and the harmful...

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    The Voice of Youth - Central and South Philippines Welcome More Than 8,000 New Members to the Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    “‘Unstoppable’ involved young people in mission and mobilized more than 14,280 young persons, divided into 557 teams, to conduct public evangelism in the central and south Philippines from March 18 to April 1. These evangelistic efforts were...

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    Worship and the Faith of the Family - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The home is the most potent setting for the development of Christian characteristics. The 'ecology' of Christian nurture that once existed in society - the Christian community, the school system taught by at least nominally Christian teachers, the church,...

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    A Gender Inclusive Model in Theological Education for the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study applies a phenomenological design to capture and analyze "clergywomen’s collective lived experience of theological education." The researcher uses the findings from the investigation to develop "a contemporary model for theological...

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    A New Perspective Concerning Place, Reconciliation, and Judgment via a Consideration of the Nexus between Christianity and Indigenous Spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The paper first offers a brief overview of some key concepts of Native Title, inclusive of key dates and events significant to the current native title issues in Australia. It then proffers a new perspective concerning three key issues relevant to the...

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    A Profile Comparison of Perceptions Regarding What Constitutes Effective Worship Team Leadership Held by Adventist Church Stakeholders - Similarities, Contrasts, and Suggestions for a Direction for More Effective Development of the Role Tertiary
    As church programs have become more complex and varied, the variety of roles and number of people involved in church management and leadership has also increased. The worship team leader is one of these emerging roles. As a result of these changes it has become...

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    A Reflective and Quantitative Investigation of Relationships Between Aural Dictation, Sight Singing, Performance and Composition Skills Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study combined two independent investigations into the relationships between aural dictation, sight singing, performance and composition skills. The first investigation involved the composition of a suite of piano pieces as a means of reflecting...

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    A Shout Out about Teaching for Artistic Behaviour [TAB] Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how TAB, a choice based art class model, can increase your students’ engagement and positive behavior.

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    A Taxonomy of the Contemporary Design Landscape Tertiary-Lifelong
    The issue of 'Intelligent Design' sparks debate across the spectrum of scientists, professors and theologians. Rogers research seeks to explore what is meant by 'Intelligent Design' and discuss some of the many theories relating to its meaning.

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    An Analysis of Romans 14:5-6 via the New Perspective on Paul Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Apostle Paul has often been held responsible for transforming the teachings of Jesus the Jew into an anti-Semitic religion of hate. The recent emphasis on Paul’s essential Jewishness and his positive attitude to the Law has given a more historically...

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    An Evaluation of the Traditional SDA Understanding of the Identity of The Rest of Her Seed in Revelation 12:17 Tertiary
    Seventh-day Adventist scholars have long identified the ‘rest of her seed’ of Revelation 12:17 with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This identification is based on the understanding that ‘the rest of her seed’ are an ‘end-time...

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    An Exploration of the Understandings of Adolescents Living in Botswana Pertaining to the Risk of their Peers Contracting HIV and AIDS and Strategies for Reducing its Spread Tertiary
    HIV and AIDS is a major cause of death in most sub-Sahara Africa countries and research shows that older adolescents and young adults are at great risk of HIV infection. It is therefore important to understand and alter those beliefs and practices that put...

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    Book Review - Nature's Destiny: How the laws of biology reveal purposes in the universe Tertiary-Lifelong
    Nature’s Destiny examines the fitness(for carbon based life as we know it on this planet) of a wide variety of essential factors. These factors range from the carbon atom to the very challenging idea that man is uniquely adapted for the use of fire,...

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    Brain Breaks - Help or Hindrance? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This investigation, in one primary classroom, mapped three different types of brain breaks against student enjoyment/engagement, and the time it took students to refocus on their work."

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    Chemistry Experiences of First - year Nursing Students : The Interplay of Self - efficacy , Anxiety , Prior Chemistry Experience and Academic Performance - A Mixed Method Approach Lifelong
    Previous research has established that students with a limited science background find chemistry difficult, with many nursing students experiencing anxiety and a lack of confidence when faced with studying chemistry as part of their degree. One strategy employed...

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    Christianity and Darwinism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Since the publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859, some have viewed Christianity and Darwinism as bitter enemies, and others as useful partners in the process of understanding the nature of reality. Current scholarship suggests that...

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    Christianity's Potential Contribution to Australian Society Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Internationally, the proportion of Christians in developing countries is tending to increase, whereas the proportion of Christians in developed countries generally is decreasing. This paper first provides a brief overview of the current Australian demographic...

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    Christians in a Pluralistic Society - Papyrus Evidence from the Roman Empire Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Christian sources allow readers to gain the impression that the Christians were especially sensitive to, or even exaggerated for apologetic purposes, the Roman government’s hostility towards them. However, by using the often neglected papyrus documents...

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    Classroom Commands and the Novelty Factor - What Happens When a Teacher Gives Commands in a Foreign Language? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "The purpose of this primary classroom-based case study was to examine the impact FLCs had on students’ response times and attitudes when learning about the culture associated with the language of the commands."

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    Conflict Resolution for the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Conflict significantly disrupts achievement within classrooms. It effects individuals but also influences group members and potentially a wider community. Minimizing conflict optimizes opportunity and this is the goal of sharing these insights."

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    CSS Vol 1 Editorial: Miracles and Science Tertiary
    This editorial discusses various ways the Christian church tends to relate to miracles. Also included are student responses when asked about miracles.

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    CSS Vol 3 Editorial: The Science Religion Conflict Tertiary
    "The present conflict between science and religion impacts on many areas of our lives. What do we do when the Bible (for instance) tells us one story of human origins and dignity, while science provides a completely different account? What is the scientist...

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    CSS Vol 4 Editorial: The Christian and Environmental Issues Tertiary
    In 1992, the SDA church made a statement affirming "the centrality of the sabbath doctrine in our stewardship of the earth and of the redemption doctrine in bringing healing at both the personal and environmental level. But to what extent does an institutional...

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    CSS Vol 5 Editorial: Galileo, Origins and Scripture Tertiary
    This editorial discusses the two papers in this edition, The Galileo Incident: What Today's Christian Can Learn and Three Christian Origins Models: Some Theological Implications, and questions that arise from each.

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    CSS Vol 7 Editorial: Design and Providence Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The topic of this volume, Design and Providence, continues the discussion which began previously with the publication of Volume 2 on the topic, The Design Argument."

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    CSS Vol 8 Editorial: Alcohol and the Christian Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    Thompson introduces the way alcohol was understood in ancient Roman and Greek society. Ward looks at the impact of alcohol on our biology from a physiological and biochemical perspective. Ashton examines the impact of alcohol on society. "The reader is...

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    Curriculum and Societal Needs - Stakeholders Perceptions of the Solomon Islands Secondary School Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Education is strongly linked to economic development, prosperity and social progress, yet recently, the Solomon Islands has experienced economic and social problems. This research used a questionnaire and interviews to gather perceptions from curriculum...

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    Curriculum and Societal Needs - Stakeholders Perceptions of the Solomon Islands Secondary School Curriculum Grade 6-Grade 12
    Education is strongly linked to economic development, prosperity and social progress, yet recently, the Solomon Islands has experienced economic and social problems. This research used a questionnaire and interviews to gather perceptions from curriculum stakeholders...

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    Daimon Drink - Ancient Greek and Roman Explanations for Drunkenness Tertiary-Lifelong
    The pleasures and pains of drunkenness is well documented in ancient Greek and Roman literature. Researchers purport that approximately 100 liters of wine was consumed per person per year. Thompson discusses the causes of drunkenness in ancient times and the...

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    Directions for Future Models of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care in Seventh-day Adventist Secondary Schools in Australia - A Modified Delphi Application Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Chaplaincy is increasingly becoming an important service and ministry in public and private schools in Australia. Given the current growth of, but perceived lack of direction for chaplaincy in Seventh-day Adventist schools, this study sought to explore...

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    Drawing Before Writing - A Metacognitive Scaffold to Year 2 Children's Story Writing Grade 1-Grade 4
    "The purpose of the study was to investigate the use of drawing to improve the quality and quantity of children’s writing by using drawing before writing to scaffold children’s thinking during the story writing process."

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    Editorial: International Journal of New Perspectives in Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Editor Vivienne Watts explains the goal of the new journal published by Avondale College. Its main purpose "is to offer new perspectives on Christianity, and to identify ways and means through which Christianity can engage...

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    Editorial: Thinking Through the Design Argument Tertiary
    "The pursuit of God and the pursuit of knowledge are alike exciting journeys which can give substance to our lives." This short editorial explores the tensions and value of both science and faith in understanding issues of origins and design.

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    Environmental Spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    "It is difficult to address the crises of ecology and relevance in religion where the culture is increasingly secular, disbelieving, and unable to ground itself in local experience. This paper proposes that church leaders have the opportunity to change...

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    Functional Structures in the Local Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand - A Paradigm for Renewal Tertiary-Lifelong
    Chapters in this thesis include: The Place of Structure in the Life of the Local Church Functionality - The Relationship Between Structure and Church Health Determining What Makes a Structure Functional Local Church Structure in...

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    Functional Structures in the Local Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand - A Paradigm for Renewal Tertiary
    This thesis analyzes structures, that can be influenced, by the criteria of functionality. It specifically focuses on the local Adventist church in an Australian and New Zealand context. In the first part, it examines how structure is shaped and the role it...

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    Future Leadership of Schools in Australia - Employee Perceptions of Taking on the Challenge Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Educational systems are experiencing a global leadership crisis...there is a lack of willingness from classroom teachers to take on school leadership roles. Anecdotal evidence would suggest this is also the case within Adventist Schools Australia (ASA),...

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    Gender Differences in the Experience of Coronary Artery Surgery Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This treatise outlines a plan to explore, from the patient's point of view, the lived experience of undergoing and recovering from coronary artery surgery. It is postulated that men and women experience widely differing reactions to undergoing this surgical...

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    Genetically Programmed Cell Death - Concepts of Death and Immortality in the Age of the Genome Tertiary-Lifelong
    Scientific discoveries have done much to complicate matters of life and death. Perhaps the most significant such revelation in recent decades has been that every cell in our bodies has a built-in, and genetically controlled suicide capability. This is also...

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    Implementing Change Through Lay Leadership Training in Papua New Guinea - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Rapid cultural change is being forced upon the people of Papua New Guinea as their country strives to keep pace with its Western neighbours. The effects of that change are being felt by members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as they seek to establish...

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    Infidel Geologists! The Cultural Context of Ellen White's Statements on Geological Science Tertiary
    "Ellen White’s repeated and strident denunciations of ‘infidel geologists’ and their ideas in her 1864 monograph 'Spiritual Gifts' are well known. This early origins material was invoked from time to time in her subsequent articles...

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    Living With Simplicity and Complexity - From Social Comment and Scientific Epistemology to Christian Understanding Tertiary-Lifelong
    Author Kevin de Berg examines the distinction between simple and complex causality models and their role in the social, natural, and spiritual dimensions of life. Simple modelling has a very important role in establishing a pattern for understanding which...

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    Marriage and Faith - Ministry to Couples Where One Partner is a Seventh-day Adventist - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A considerable number of Seventh-day Adventists are partners in interfaith marriages. These relationships experience the added stress typical of such marriages. No research appears to have been conducted relating to interfaith marriage involving Seventh-day...

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    Mathematical Manipulatives - Creating an Environment for Understanding, Efficiency, Engagement, and Enjoyment Kindergarten-Grade 4
    The results of this study "showed that students are more engaged when using manipulatives, and that their perception of their learning environment improved in the areas of enjoyment, understanding and efficiency."

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    Old Universe but Young Life? Tertiary
    "Most Seventh-day Adventist thought leaders have never questioned a 'young' age for the Earth’s biosphere... However... many prominent Adventist individuals and institutions now allow or accept a conventional “Big Bang” cosmology...

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    Overcoming Tribal Violence - A Challenge for Contemporary Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "From a selected survey of some recent scientific findings from archaeology and ancient history, the paper draws two main conclusions. First, we who now know enough to follow the Bible story back from Roman Palestine into prehistory can see humanity’s...

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    Pen and Paper - A Simple Formula for Enhancing Wellbeing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beginning as an English activity, this pen pal assignment connecting students with elderly community members evolved into a wellness project benefiting all involved.

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    Pre-Service Teachers' Self-Efficacy and Instructional Tactics Tertiary
    "Research indicates that self-efficacy, a person's belief in their own ability to meet certain expectations, can impact on their success. This concept has implications for pre-service teachers who are required to bridge the gap between theory and practice on...

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    Reflections on Religion, Intelligent Design and Ambiguity in the Universe Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper uses an historical perspective to illustrate the ambiguous way scientific data, that has implications for understanding our place in the universe, has been interpreted. It is shown that the data can be interpreted from a theistic or atheistic perspective....

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    Reproduction, Resistance and Transformation at Maranatha High School Grade 8-Grade 12
    The focus of this thesis is the attempt by the Seventh-day Adventist church to reproduce Adventist culture in students attending one of its schools, Maranatha High School. As a 'critical ethnography', it adopts a theoretical perspective from critical social...

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    Science and Religion - Friends or Foes Tertiary
    "This paper describes core ideas behind science and religion and outlines the differences and common features. Four models describing the relationship between science and religion are briefly outlined. It is proposed that the interaction model is likely...

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    Senior students' perceptions of the factors positively influencing their faith development within the environment of a school - church nexus : A case study of two schools with campus churches Lifelong
    Schools with campus churches can provide an environment where personal faith development and affiliation with a faith community are encouraged. This study investigated senior students’ perceptions of the factors positively influencing their faith development...

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    Some Interesting Facts on Alcohol Consumption Grade 10-Lifelong
    Ashton shares statistics related to alcohol consumption covering a wide variety of subjects from hospital admissions to the cost of family unit breakdowns as the result of alcohol consumption.

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    South Pacific Island Nations Valuegenesis Study 1 Core Report - A Study of Faith Development and Values Formation in Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents and Youth Aged 12-18 Years Grade 6-Grade 12
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church cares deeply about its young people and for this reason it invests heavily in schools, youth ministry programs and supplies support for the families these young people come from. The schools established by the church are widely...

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    Students' and Teachers' Perceptions of Physical Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Students and teachers have a range of perceptions of Physical Education and how it affects students and their learning. Past research has indicated that Physical Education can influence students' academic results as well as their physical development....

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    Subjective Reality - The Hard Question Tertiary-Lifelong
    The manner in which the 100 billion or so neurons in the human brain work together to give us the rich subjective conscious experience has been referred to as the 'hard question'. Author Own Hughes explores this question exposing some of its difficult dimensions....

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 14 Issue 1: Learning From a Pandemic Lifelong
    In this editorial, Perry references recent studies while writing of what new knowledge has emerged from the covid-19 pandemic. Additional articles include: Being...

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    Teaching International Students - An Exploratory View Tertiary
    "This paper examines the reasons for expanded international enrolment and the ways Australian universities are taking their education product to other locations. It next examines the potential conflict that arises when international students, particularly...

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    The Biochemical and Pathophysiological Effects of Alcohol Consumption Tertiary-Lifelong
    "While the stance of some conservative Christian (and other) groups advocating abstinence from alcohol intake may not be popular, contemporary research into alcohol and its effects on the body may lend weight to such a position. The consumption of...

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    The Effectiveness of a Volunteer Delivered Community Based Lifestyle Modification Program For Reducing the Risk Factors Associated With Metabolic Syndrome Tertiary
    "In the latter half of the 20th Century increases in the availability of inexpensive, energy-dense foods combined with an estimated 60-70% reduction in daily energy expenditure, created an “obesogenic” environment. The epidemic of obesity...

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    The Effects of Aerobic Recreation on the Well-being of Members of the Adventist Church - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "That physical and mental health are indispensably related is evidenced by the scriptures, the writings of Ellen White, and modern scientific research. Most Australians, including many Seventh-day Adventists, continue to neglect this relationship and...

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    The Fate of Nature Tertiary
    "The Judaeo-Christian tradition of Creation with its directives for humans to subdue and to have dominion over the Earth has been seen as a factor in the generation of negative or exploitative attitudes towards the natural world, especially among Christians...

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    The Galileo Incident - What Today's Christian Can Learn Tertiary
    "We know that those who fail to learn from the mistakes of history are often condemned to repeat them. Nowhere is this more applicable than in the case of the 450 year old heliostatic challenge posed by the Polish monk, Copernicus. This new paradigm...

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    The History and Significance of the Design Argument Tertiary
    "From biblical times through to our own age, the argument from design has been an important component of Christian apologetics. However, not only has its plausibility waxed and waned over the centuries, but its exponents have not always been agreed over...

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    The Impact of a Lifestyle Education Program (CHIP) on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors - An Australasian Study Tertiary
    In 2011, 45,600 deaths were attributed to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Australia (ABS, 2013). CVD causes disability and death, as well as creating a financial burden to the individual and also to the health care systems. The current treatment of CVD is...

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    The Impact of Avondale College's Ethos, Mission and Values on Six Students Not of the Seventh-day Adventist Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Christian tertiary institutions' ethos, mission and values impacts on students not of the particular faith of the Christian educational institution. This study investigated six fourth year education students' experiences at Avondale College during...

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    The Impact of Discipleship on Wellbeing in Intergenerational Congregations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study explored how intergenerational Christian congregations could provide a potential avenue for connectedness. A mixed-method research approach was adopted to answer the question, how is a person’s wellbeing impacted by their level of social...

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    The Impact of Integrated Movement-Based Activities on Primary School Aged Students in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This study "found that, when a supporting and structured classroom environment is established, [integrated movement-based activities] impact positively on students’ concentration, enjoyment of learning, engagement in learning and interpersonal relationships."

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    The Impact of Involvement in Circle Time on the Social and Emotional Awareness of Students Diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder Preschool-Grade 2
    "This study examines outcomes associated with the implementation of circle time to improve the social and emotional awareness of students diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder."

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    The Relative Impact of a Vegetable-rich Diet on Key Markers of Health in a Cohort of Australian Adolescents Grade 8-Grade 12
    "Childhood obesity is a widespread health problem in Australia. Overweight in childhood can lead to adult overweight and the development of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Effective strategies for reducing childhood obesity are urgently...

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    The Theology of Human Work as Found in the Genesis Narrative Compared with the Co-Creationist Theology of Human Work Tertiary
    This study aims to develop the theology of work that emerges from a close study of the book of Genesis, and to compare this with current Christian theologies of work, especially that known as co-creationism.

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    Thirdspace Engenders Theological Education Tertiary
    "Clergy women in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church speak for the first time of their theological training at a private Christian tertiary institution in Australia. A phenomenological design is used to capture and analyse Clergy women's collective lived...

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    Thirst for Spirits? Thirst for Spirit? Two Models to Explain Alcohol's Impact Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Two main models, the spiritual and the physiological, have been put forward to explain the cause of drunkenness. While the spiritual model was dominant prior to the rise of modern science and medicine, it has been largely replaced during the past two...

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    Three Christian Origins Models - Some Theological Implications Tertiary
    This article discusses three origins models: Young Earth Creationism, Old Earth (or Progressive) Creationism, and Theistic Evolution. Given for each are the definition and proponents, and theological implications for the doctrine of Scripture, the doctrine...

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    Through the Eyes of Youth Leaders : A Study of the Leadership Development Experiences of Youth Leaders in Three Samoan Seventh-day Adventist Churches in the Greater Sydney Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This study set out with the focus of exploring the leadership development experiences of six past youth leaders from three of the Samoan Seventh-day Adventist churches in the Greater Sydney Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in NSW. The study was carried...

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    Tongues in Corinth - The Case for Human Languages - A Study of Corinthians 12-14 Tertiary
    This treatise supports the historical view that the tongues phenomenon in 1 Cor 14 is identical to that in Acts 2. Hence, it argues that the tongues referred to in 1 Corinthians are known human languages and not angel speech, riddles, ecstatic irrational utterances...

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    Trouble in Paradise - One Christian Denomination’s Contemporary Struggle Reconciling Science and Belief Tertiary
    "Proposed amendments to Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental Belief No. 6 represent an attempt to define acceptable Adventist understandings of creation more tightly and to exclude alternative viewpoints in a creedal fashion. In particular, there appears...

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    Will Wonders Never Cease? The Place of Miracles in the Christian Faith Tertiary
    "In the eighteenth century miracles were appealed to as a major proof of the authenticity of Christianity. The advancement of science in the next century reversed that and forced Christian apologists to defend the very possibility of miracles themselves....

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    Accreditation of On-site and Distance Higher Education in the U.S. and Mexico Tertiary
    This paper is the result of a documentary research, in the format of a Specialization Thesis within the framework of the programs of the University of Murcia, which arose in response to several questions posed by the challenges that distance higher education...

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    American Association of Christian Counselors Tertiary-Lifelong
    "AACC is committed to assisting Christian counselors, the entire ‘community of care,’ licensed professionals, pastors, and lay church members with little or no formal training. It is our intention to equip clinical, pastoral, and lay care-givers...

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    Beliefs, Perceptions and Practices of Seventh-day Adventist Educators in Australia and New Zealand Tertiary
    The survey instrument was an updated adaptation of that developed by Plubell (1979) for his study of SDA educators in the American northwest. The anonymously completed questionnaire for this study sought to determine the Australian and New Zealand SDA educators’...

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    Beyond Belief Study Surveys What Millennials Really Think of the 28 Tertiary
    This article shares an interview with researcher Jan Åge Sigvartsen that talks about a major research project at Andrews University, and plans to expand the survey to Adventist young people around the world.

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    Conflict of the Ages Designed for a New Generation Grade 11-Lifelong
    Read how a design studio co-owner is combining his professional skills with his interest in presenting the Adventist message in an attractive way.

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    EGW Writings App Grade 7-Lifelong
    Available on iTunes, the "EGW Writings application enables you to read and search the complete published writings of Ellen G. White, the King James Version of the Bible and Noah Webster’s American Dictionary."

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    Generation Change - Why Our Youth Leave Tertiary
    This article a few of the reasons why youth are slipping out of the church.

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    God in all 66 Grade 9-Lifelong
    A book by book study through the entire Bible, asking of every story, teaching, and event, "What does this reveal to us about God?" Each of the sixty-six books is viewed as part of the inspired record of God's revelation of the truth about Himself...

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    GODencounters Tertiary
    This article presents a review of the book "GODecounters".

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    Homeschool Companion Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Homeschool Companion is a radio show dedicated to providing information to families on a weekly basis."

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    Institute of Church Ministry Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Institute of Church Ministry (ICM)'s mission is to "share the expertise and resources of Andrews University and the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary with the Adventist church in North America."

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    Millennials' Relationship with the Church - It's Complicated Tertiary
    This article presents Alisa's views of the church as a Millenial. She describes the relationship between the Millennials and the church.

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    Miracles in my Life Grade 5-Lifelong
    A collection of eyewitness accounts written by pioneer historian John N. Loughborough (1832-1924). In this book he recalls God's leading in his life and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    Perceptions of Seventh-Day Adventist Church Ministers Toward Seventh-Day Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to identify the perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church ministers concerning the values, effectiveness, fiscal status, and future structure of the SDA schools. Results from the Southern Union showed that the SDA ministers...

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    Perspective - Michiana Adventist Forum Presents Panel Discussion on the Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church Tertiary
    On Saturday, February 21, the Michiana Adventist Forum held a panel discussion on the campus of Andrews University entitled, “The Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church.” This article is a summary of the discussion, written by Scott Moncrieff,...

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    Sermon Illustrations Grade 9-Grade 12
    Large group of sermon or worship talk illustrations along with sermons for young or old. This site also has links to Christian e-sermons, children's sermons, and drama.

  • Adventist Resource
    TEACH Journal Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "TEACH is a journal of Christian education that publishes articles on teaching & professional practice, educational administration, and research & scholarship. It also contains the reflections, impressions and experiences of Christian educators."...

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    The Great Search Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this article, Dr. Richard Hart, the President of Loma Linda University Health, shares some personal reflections on the role of knowledge in the quest for meaning and greater understanding."

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    Walla Walla Engineering Courses - Rob Frohne Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rob Frohne's class notes and links for Walla Walla Engineering Classes he teaches include: Engineering Circuit Analysis (ENGR 228), Engineering Electronics I (ENGR 356), Engineering Electronics II (ENGR 357), Analog Design (ENGR 432), Electromagnetic Propagation and Radiation (ENGR 452), Signals & Systems (ENGR 455), Communications Systems (ENGR 456).

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    What If Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This delightful, very practical set of faith integration examples for K-12 teachers is organized by discipline.

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    Why Do Young People Leave the Church Tertiary
    Jerry Jacques shares in this article some reasons why young people leave the church.

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    A Decade of Encounter Biblical Studies Kindergarten-Grade 10
    “Starting with a brief history of the development of the [South Pacific Division] Encounter Bible curriculum and summary of the evaluative research methodology, this paper draws on teacher, student and administrator interview data in its account of teachers’...

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    A Must Read for Christian Educators - The Latest in Revealing Jesus Series Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “The latest in a series of books about how teachers reveal Jesus to students can help safeguard Christian education in a changing society, says its editors.”

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 11 Issue 2: Celebrate Reformation Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Five hundred years later, we still celebrate Martin Luther’s initiation of the Reformation. Perry points out that God used Luther despite his failure to completely reform himself. In the same way, Christian teachers should be conscious of their own sinful...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 15 Issue 2 Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this editorial, Perry concludes that as educators, we should "seize the opportunity to engage with expansive views, listen if ‘rocks cry out’, and feel the warmth of the Son. Avoid drawing down the blinds to focus only on the comfortable...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 16 Issue 1 Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Perry previews this issue. Articles include: Mr J and his 'Insta' Account: Aaron Builds big Social Media Following to Inspire Other Teachers

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 2 Issue 1: Christian School Characteristics Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, Rieger looks at two defining characteristics of Christian schools. Articles in this issue are titled: Issues in Studying the Bible in Secondary School Religion ClassesChristian School Counselling: Towards Conceptualising...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 2 Issue 2: Questions Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this editorial of the TEACH Journal, Lana Hibbard writes about the importance of sharing faith with students and that it's not about having all the answers but about helping students grow in their faith.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 3 Issue 1: God's Assessment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This devotional-editorial relates school assessments and God's judgment of mankind. God has given us an impossible rubric to follow: Be perfect. It is a pass/fail examination, but we're encouraged to cheat; Christ did all the work, now we just have to sign...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 3 Issue 2: Change in Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Consider the dynamics of change in the life of teachers; just as teachers encourage students to learn new things, they must also be willing to try new techniques and keep up with developments in their field. Articles in this issue are titled: Readers...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 4 Issue 1: Delightful Classrooms Tertiary-Lifelong
    Hibbard highlights the natural delight of children and gives ideas on how to create delightful classrooms. Articles in this issue include these titles: Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management The Friendship Factor EH&S Issues Introducing...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 4 Issue 2: Importance of Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Graeme Perry illustrates the importance of Christian teachers and schools in the prevention of cultural genocide. Articles in this issue are titled: The Place of Play in Twenty-first Century Classrooms: Evidence and Approaches The Revolutions We...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 6 Issue 1: Balance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Guest Editor Sherry Hattingh writes about the meaning and importance of balance in life. Articles in this issue are titled: To Be or Not to Be Kind Hands, Kind Feet A Western Plains Boy’s Diary: Aspects of Outback Life in the 1930s, Through...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 6 Issue 2: The Fascinating Future Grade 7-Tertiary
    Perry wonders if our students will "become immersed in an individualistic indulgent future aspiring to be gods, or will they, by choice, emerge into a Spirit formed, passionately committed God-likeness that is gifted, and lives compassionately."...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 7 Issue 2: Teacher Burnout Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Perry write of the feelings of discouragement and burnout many early career teachers feel, which affects their interactions with students and lowers the quality of their teaching. Articles in this issue are titled: Reflection: The Value-adding Component...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 8 Issue 1: Missionaries Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this editorial, Perry writes of historical attitudes toward Protestant missionaries. He then points out that every classroom is a mission field. Articles in this issue are titled: On Interdisciplinary Learning "Knowing Well" in the Classroom:...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 8 Issue 2: Selflessness Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Perry reflects on the selflessness exhibited by the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winners for their work "against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." He applies these same goals to the work of teachers....

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 9 Issue 1: Death and Life Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Although death has become a preoccupying theme in society, Perry suggests focusing on stories of life. In this issue, authors promote a positive radicalization, transforming for good. Articles include: The Tough Gig - Being Salt and Light Museums...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 9 Issue 2: God is God Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Perry introduces this issue of TEACH after reflecting on the testimony of folk singer Joan Baez. Articles include: Doing Twice as Much Maths in Half the Time - Implementing Scrum Methodology in a Year 7 Mathematics Classroom Developing Autonomy...

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    TEACH Journal: Eternal Health and Safety Issues Preschool-Tertiary
    Inspiring spiritual nurture, this teacher note page uses the metaphor of a power cord to discuss school spiritual power. When power cords are exposed or severed, we immediately work to make the necessary repairs. How much more eagerly should we ensure our...

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    Teacher Registration: Does It Improve Teacher Quality? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This article describes aspects of the (Australian) national teacher registration program, especially the expectation that registration has a role in raising student learning outcomes through improved teacher quality."

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    Teachers Are Representatives - We Are Ambassadors for Christ - 2 Corinthians 5:20 Preschool-Grade 12
    A teacher's reflection on the importance of sharing God's love with her students and their families.

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    Teachers as Miracle Workers? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Weslake reflects on the tough job teachers have in many of the South Pacific Division's mission schools, often with large classes and extremely limited resources.

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    Teaching and Christian Worldview - The Perceptions of Teachers Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This paper is based on teachers’ perceptions of Christian worldview. Specifically, it sought to understand how teachers integrate faith and learning utilising a Christian worldview, how they assess student understanding of Christian worldview,...

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    Teaching Beyond Post-modernism in a Digitalised Society Grade 5-Tertiary
    "The rapid and exponential growth of the internet over the past 40 years has changed the nature of society. Indeed...the internet is our defining medium. This has implications for student learning and, consequently, teacher pedagogy."

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    Teaching Faith in the Twenty First Century - Pointers for Christian Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "What is faith, and how do we go about teaching it in the subjects, relationships and life of schools?"

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    Teaching Principals in Smaller Primary Schools - Their Issues, Challenges and Concerns Preschool-Grade 8
    "It has often been assumed that the principalship role in smaller primary schools is a 'scaled down' version of a full time primary principalship and that similar leadership and management challenges apply. There is limited recognition of the...

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    Teaching Scripture in Public High Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    An Australian Special Religious Education (SRE) teacher describes the provision that allows students in her state to receive religious education at public schools.

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    Teaching with Interactive Simulations - One Small Contribution Toward Science Education for All Kindergarten-Tertiary
    With science-related challenges growing worldwide, all citizens should have an understanding of science in order to participate in the democratic addressing of these issues. Enhancing education will require a variety of methods. "This paper briefly describes...

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    Teaching YA Cancer Narratives - The Fault in Our Stars and Issues with Voicing Illness Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Increasingly publishers are promoting illness as a commodifiable literary product. . . . The aim of this paper is to provide some background context on illness narratives and offer a close reading of the young adult text, The Fault in our Stars...

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    Technology - Learning and Computing from Home in Lockdown Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Students’ levels of out of school access to computers, peripherals and the internet was investigated by surveying Singleton High School students and parents in 2020 both pre and post the covid-19 pandemic lockdown. Though only 54% indicated...

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    Teens Tank Up with Spiritual Fuel Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article reports on Australian young people leading out in spiritual programs.

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    Thailand Diary Tertiary
    In this TEACH Journal article, extracts from the diary of two recent Avondale College graduates who are teaching as volunteers in a refugee camp in Thailand are shared.

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    The Adventist School System and Values Transmission Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "In 2011 Valuegenesis, a major survey of beliefs and values and how they are generated was undertaken for a second time twenty years after it was completed in 1992. It revealed the strength of the concert between the home, the church and the school...

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    The Application of Multiple Intelligences in Two Year 7 Textile Technology Classes Grade 6-Grade 8
    "This study applied the theory of MI (multiple intelligences) within two year seven textile technology classes. Data were collected from student group assessments, surveys and daily engagement levels. The results of the study show that groups whose members...

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    The Attrition from Christian Faith of our Graduates while at University - Why does it happen, and what can be done about it? Tertiary
    “Academic literature, supported by empirical evidence indicates there is a huge drop out from Christian faith amongst those who begin university ostensibly as Christians. While this may be seen as a manifestation of the Parable of the Sower, it nonetheless...

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    The Australian Curriculum - A Look Through the Lens of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The development of the Australian Curriculum is an ambitious task that involves meeting the needs of a large range of interest groups, each with its underlying philosophy and conceptualisation of what constitutes an effective and viable curriculum. The...

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    The Effectiveness of the Methods of Reciprocal Teaching - As Applied within the NSW Primary Subject Human Society and Its Environment - An Exploratory Study Grade 1-Grade 8
    This TEACH journal article examines reciprocal teaching (RT), "a process involving four distinct activities (questioning, clarifying, summarising and predicting) employed in a student-led, team approach to develop reading comprehension skills among primary...

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    The Formation and Enactment of Teacher Expectations of Student Achievement in Private Schooling Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This study examined how teachers form expectations of the students they teach and how their self-reported behaviours in the classroom reflect these expectations. This qualitative study, theoretically informed by phenomenological hermeneutic inquiry,...

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    The Friendship Factor Grade 4-Tertiary
    As chaplains we employ many tools to effect life transformation through the working of the Holy Spirit, but overlook the powerful tool of friendship with our students; friendship has the power to facilitate decisions that form the foundation for lifelong...

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    The Gateway to Learning Grade 1-Grade 12
    In this TEACH Journal article, an account of and reasons for establishing a composite class with a different learning culture is discussed; "one that emphasises independence, academic success, responsibility, organisational and social skills, and community...

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    The God Delusion Delusion Grade 9-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal book review, Leo looks at Richard Dawkin's book, The God Delusion. Dawkins offers four key arguments against religion: it's infantile; it's irrational; God can't be proved to exist; and religion produces violence. Leo responds...

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    The Higher View of Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This paper aims to explore the relevancy of Ellen White’s book, Education, in a postmodern setting. Further, it intends to address whether the guiding influence of the Prophetic Gift is still relevant to Adventist education. This...

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    The Impact of a Physical Activity Session on Year Two Students Subsequent Classroom Behaviour Grade 1-Grade 4
    "The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a 30-minute physical activity (PA) session on Year Two students’ subsequent classroom behaviour...findings highlight the potential value of physical activity as a strategy for increasing student...

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    The Invictus Wellbeing Program - Cultural Architecture and Human Flourishing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about the mental fitness and resiliency course that uses Dr Martin Seligman’s PERMA model to help achieve the wellbeing mandate in the 2008 Melbourne Declaration.

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    The Language of Optimism Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Words are powerful. In the classroom, words are continually exchanged in the exploration of ideas, the sharing of understandings and the development of relationships. Words also give insight into whether a student is optimistic or pessimistic when faced...

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    The Lived Experiences of Students and Faculty of a Christian College who Participated in a Short-term International Mission Trip Tertiary
    One-on-one interviews with mission trip participants revealed the following themes: cultural adaptation, relationships, spiritual factors, and personal gain.

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    The Mechanics of Intelligent Design - Good Enough to Teach? Grade 9-Grade 12
    There has been considerable debate over whether or not Intelligent Design (ID) should be taught to high school students. This TEACH journal article examines some of the basic features of ID as set out by its major proponents. "It also outlines the arguments...

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    The National Professional Standards for Teachers - Towards an Authentic Integrating Domain for Teachers in Christian Schools Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In the context of Australia's National Professional Standards for Teachers, this article considers Christian teachers by exploring and proposing "a new integrating ‘teaching domain’: Teaching Ministry, and three attendant ‘teaching...

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    The Nexus Between Principals’ Leadership Characteristics and Primary Teachers’ Response to Challenges of Change - Teachers Are Functioning on the Outside but How Are They Coping on the Inside? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Significant change is occurring in the education systems in most countries around the world. This article, based on a larger educational change study, examines perceptions of Australian primary teachers employed within the Seventh-day Adventist Church...

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    The Other Hat - Teaching Discernment in the Twenty-first Century Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The 21st century is placing new demands on teachers and schools. Children are growing up in a society that is characterised by exponential change, escalating social issues and everchanging technology. Because of this rapidly changing culture, our students...

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    The Parable of the Master Teacher - Redemptive Discipline and Biblical Metanarrative Grade 9-Lifelong
    Using a school for the setting, this powerful parable summarizes the great controversy and plan of salvation.

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    The Place of Play in Twenty-first Century Classrooms - Evidence and Approaches Preschool-Kindergarten
    "Do our current ways of teaching our young children actually foster the development of effective skills and dispositions for twenty-first century living? A number of authors, (Pink, 2005; Golinkoff & Sharp 2009), have commented that solutions to the...

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    The Potential to Promote Social Cohesion, Self-Efficacy and Metacognitive Activity - A Case Study of Cross-Age Peer-Tutoring Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Cross-age peer-tutoring involves the partnering of students from different educational levels in a tutor-tutee relationship. This case study involves an Australian Christian school that ran a cross-age peer-tutoring program (known as the ‘Buddy’...

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    The Relationship Between School Climate and Student Bullying Grade 3-Grade 8
    "This study investigates the relationship between student perceptions of school climate and selfreported bullying between students...A significant negative relationship was found between measures of positive school climate and the prevalence of student...

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    The Revolutions We Need to Have Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "An edited version of Bryan Cowling’s Opening Address to the National Christian Schools Policy Forum in Canberra on 24 May, 2010." Cowling believes that, "from a Christian educator’s perspective, there are at least eight areas...

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    The Road to Bethlehem - Connecting School and Community Grade 5-Lifelong
    "It is a balmy summer evening and Central Coast Adventist School is preparing to open their gates. Everything is ready for the ‘hordes’ about to stream through the gates. Camels are saddled, farm animals are in their pens, tax collectors are...

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    The Role of the Prinicipal - A Multifaceted Role Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The role of the principal is multidimensional and multifaceted. Sergiovanni (1999) describes aspects of the role as technical, human, educational, symbolic, and cultural, all requiring adequate attention if the role is to be performed well. Principals...

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    The School on the Rubbish Dump - A View from the Far Side Lifelong
    Report on the stark conditions in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and a Christian teacher who is dedicated to providing education to underprivileged children there.

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    The Screwtape Strategies - Hamstringing the Impact and Influence of Christian Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "With acknowledgement to, and written in the spirit of C. S. Lewis’ Screwtape letters, using the literary device of inversion. Hopefully, the device should assist readers to gain insight into and question and critique the tactics used...

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    The Tough Gig - Being Salt and Light Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this Avondale College graduation address, the speaker considers what it means to be salt and light in the workplace.

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    The Transformational Planning Framework - A Pathway to Holistic Biblical Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This religious education framework "offers a process the Bible teacher can follow to teach biblical content with whole-sight and integrate the principles of spiritual formation into classroom practice. It is based on concepts that a pantheon of thought-leaders...

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    The Word Made Flesh Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author of this piece uses metaphors within poetry to describe our need for God.

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    The Writer's Labyrinth - A Reflection on the Principles of Academic Writing Part 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This writer and educator has found “the true source of the creative process by reflecting upon God as Creator in nature and through His Word.”

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    The Writer’s Labyrinth - A Reflection on the Principles of Academic Writing Part 2 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This author views “writing and reading as a way of tracing [God’s] love through the past, present and future.”

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    There Arose a Generation That Did Not Remember - The Challenge of Maintaining Distinctively Christian Institutional Cultures in an Era of Change Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The preservation and perpetuation of core institutional vision, values, ethos and identity to succeeding generations are critical imperatives that confront all Christian educational organisations. Christian institutions have historically been prone...

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    Time Travel - Teaching Australian History Through Speculative Fiction Grade 9-Tertiary
    "At first glance, speculative texts have little in common with historical ones. One represents what has happened, one attempts to predict what might take place. And yet, the speculative allows an exploration of the potential that historical writing does...

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    To Be or Not to Be Grade 11-Lifelong
    Adapted from Ella Smith's 2011 graduation service address at Avondale College. "While each person’s purpose in life is vastly different from Hamlet’s, they must also come to grips with the same inner parameters of who they are, and then choose...

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    Too Busy Not to Play Preschool-Grade 12
    "Parents’ lives today are very busy and many complain about being time-poor. Society seems to be addicted to busyness, with people out of breath trying to catch up and keep up. Busyness even seems to be a symbol of success, but what is the price...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Active Recreation in Nature Preschool-Grade 12
    Many children in urbanized nations such as Australia and the United State experience very limited interaction with nature, as well as inadequate physical activity in general. Consider this article’s suggestions to combat this problem with your classroom...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Amazing World of Seeds Preschool-Grade 2
    A child's curiosity about seed pods leads to "a child-initiated journey of discovery that spanned a term."

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - God and Butterflies Preschool-Grade 4
    “How does learning about butterflies offer opportunities for learning about God?” These Kindy/Year One students found out!

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Encourage the Development of Discerning Reading Habits in Students by Using a Blog? Grade 3-Tertiary
    After noticing their students were more likely to read books they recommended, two English teachers created a blog with short book reviews and ratings. This is a great way for teachers to model good reading habits and help cultivate their students' interest...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Foster Excellence, Engagement and Intergenerational Understanding Through a Year Eight Technology Project? Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Nigel Lynn wanted to engage his design students at Avondale School in meaningful learning experiences in the Technologies Key Learning Area (KLA).

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Link Biblical Principles and a School Behaviour Plan to Encourage Students to Live in the Presence of God? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Bree Hills, principal at Canberra Christian School wanted her students to grasp the idea that biblical beliefs guide how we think and act. With this thought in mind, she led her staff in developing a whole school yearly theme that encourages her...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Teach Students about Service Using a Classroom Management System? Grade 3-Grade 6
    "Fraser, a Year Five teacher at Northpine Christian College, wants his students to understand that there is more to life than material gain. Using a class management system, he adapts the program and adds a twist to help his students recognise the value...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Matthew 14 Kitchen Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Is it possible for an in-school soup kitchen to provide a vehicle for practical Christianity, lessons in prayer and a changing school culture?"

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Outdoor Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how your school can "create a learning space that provides a retreat from the regular classroom and provides an environment where children can connect with learning and with God."

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Toronto Campus News Grade 3-Grade 8
    Looking for an authentic cross-curriculum project to encourage holistic development and incorporate 21st century skills? This teacher’s idea to have her class produce the campus news also provides an opportunity for students to share their faith.

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    Trash, Treasure and Trivia Kindergarten-Tertiary
    While going through years of classroom items and paperwork, a seasoned teacher reflects on his journey and the ministry of teaching.

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    Traumatic Brain Injury - Informed Accommodation in the Classroom Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This paper discusses traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the symptoms that affect a student emotionally, cognitively and socially after experiencing a TBI." It also "suggests effective strategies that teachers can use in their classroom when...

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    Uncle Arthur’s Posthumous Rejoinder Preschool-Lifelong
    This response to an earlier TEACH article critiquing Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories is written from the perspective of Arthur Maxwell.

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    Understanding History - Seventh-day Adventists and their Perspectives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "A knowledge of a Seventh-day Adventist understanding of history explains a great deal about the church and touches on many of the key conflicts and controversies that have affected, and currently affect, the church. Hence, it is topical for the...

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    Up a Tree or in the Mud - How Nature-Based Free Play Contributes to the Wellbeing of Children Preschool-Grade 8
    Many children live very managed, structured and risk-free lives. Consequently, they are not necessarily developing "confidence and resilience that transfer to new situations." In contrast, time outdoors engaging in exploration and free play grows...

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    Using Bendable and Rigid Manipulatives in Primary Mathematics - Is One More Effective Than the Other in Conceptualising 3D Objects from Their 2D Nets? Grade 4-Grade 12
    "The usefulness of manipulatives in the primary maths classroom has been frequently asserted. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two different types of manipulatives, bendable and rigid, as aids for the conceptualisation of...

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    Values-Virtues Leadership and the Australian Professional Standard for Principals - Toward a Distinctive Touchstone for Principals in Christian Faith-Based Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article "challenges school leaders in Christian faith-based (CFB) schools to live Jesus’ kingdom values and virtues in their daily professional working and personal lives."

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    Valuing Early Career Teachers - Putting the Brakes on the Exodus Kindergarten-Tertiary
    New teacher turnover is an international concern. An Australian study provides data revealing that "the main drivers for teachers terminating their teaching career in the first few years are connected to work/life balance, the level of support from administration,...

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    Vision for Learning Part I - A Tool for Educators to Assist in the Detection and Treatment of Vision Difficulties Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This document was created to provide educators with an overview of basic vision difficulties and treatment options. However, it is vitally important to recognise that only a trained practitioner can properly diagnose and treat vision problems...Vision...

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    Vision for Learning Part II - A Tool for Educators to Assist in the Detection and Treatment of Vision Difficulties Preschool-Grade 8
    "It is essential for educators to be aware of the signs and possible causes of visual difficulties. In fact, the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (2013d, para. 5) considers teachers to be the best screeners for vision problems, through simply...

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    Vogel Brothers - Big Hearts for Little People Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Two teacher brothers discuss how they chose the career, what they do to make their classrooms active and fun, how they integrate faith and learning, and what they tell students who are considering becoming teachers.

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    Watch Out for Jack, He's a Real Challenge Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) is a cluster of conditions that are the result of prenatal exposure to alcohol. Children with FASD may have noticeable facial features as well as intellectual, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties....

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    Wellbeing Education for Educators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This study examined the impact of a 10-week multimodal wellbeing intervention (The Lift Project) on pre-service teachers’ personal wellbeing and their perceptions of the value of the intervention when embedded into their course of study."

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    Wellbeing Notebook - Growing Wellbeing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “As schools are looking to offer post-COVID education they need to recognise students at risk and help those who are struggling with their mental health and consequent low levels of personal wellbeing in a very important way.”

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    Wellbeing Notebook - Implementing Wellbeing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This school recognizes “that the true care of our students happens via all of our individual employees, from cleaners and maintenance workers to teachers and administrators. It is the sense that belonging only happens when it is felt from multiple areas,...

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    Wellbeing Notebook - King's Kids - Nurturing Children's Spiritual Life During COVID-19 Preschool-Grade 4
    Seeing a need as churches physically shut down, Abide Family Ministries created an online children's program with Christian content. Five series of King's Kids are now available.

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    Wellbeing Notebook - New Idea or Old Wisdom? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    As the author’s students observed the wellbeing of primary students and then extrapolated the common elements from their notes, “a holistic education that fosters opportunities for service emerged as a common theme. [They] discovered that what...

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    Wellbeing Notebook - Time-in or Time-out? Dealing with Stress-related Reactions of Indigenous Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Rather than being alone to think as with time-out, students receiving time-in are given the opportunity to work with a trusted adult to help regulate their bodies, thus allowing them to deal with issues in a positive and rational manner.

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    What Am I Doing Here? Teachers Share Their Passion and Vision for Teaching Grade 1-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article several teachers share the reasons that they teach and their vision for teaching.

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    What Considerations Are Important for Fostering the Faith Development of Senior Students? A Case Study of Two Schools with Campus Churches Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Campus churches, situated on school grounds, are growing in number within Christian education systems in Australia. In this relationship, the school partners with the campus church in providing a community of faith. This case study investigated senior...

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    What I ‘C’ is a Crucial Tool in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Critical thinking, compassion, contemplation and celebration are important attributes of authentic Christianity that should be fostered in our students. Make Jesus Real is "a school-based values education project, a philosophy for a whole school,...

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    What It Might Mean to Be a Classroom Ready Teacher? Tertiary
    It is suggested that what is considered to be ‘classroom ready’ “is dependent upon a worldview presented as ‘normative’ and ‘authorised’ emerging from a powerful story about the world that in terms of establishing...

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    What Matters Most Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A retired principal promotes simplicity in teaching. His list of five "musts" for teachers shows his belief that students should be actively led by their teacher, not encouraged to be independent learners as is the trend in some schools. Leo's book...

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    What's so Jolly about Phonics? Preschool-Grade 1
    A kindergarten teacher reflects on the alphabet lessons she implemented, emphasizing the fun, interactive, and multi-sensory approach of "jolly phonics."

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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...

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    When the Whole World Was Talking - World Forum on Early Care and Education, 2009 0-2 years-Grade 4
    The author reflects on the significance and weight of the conversations held at the Eighth World Forum on Early Care and Education. Children are our future and how they are treated and educated in their early years begins to mark out a path for them.

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    Where to Go for a Christian Research Degree [Part 1] Tertiary
    “In this mixed methods research project questionnaires and interviews were used to determine what is valued by current and past [higher degree research] candidates of Avondale and which areas of our [higher degree research] programs need further development....

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    Where to Go for a Christian Research Degree? Part 2 of a Two-part Report Tertiary
    “This paper reports on research conducted at [Avondale University] which focused on the following two questions: What were the differences between the way current candidates and graduates reported on their postgraduate learning experiences in the [Master...

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    Why Did My Mentor Teacher Only Give Me a Credit? Tertiary
    "The placement of pre-service teachers in schools to integrate theoretical learning with practical experience is an integral component of many tertiary education courses. Issues with both the reliability and validity of assessment grades in a workplace...

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    Why Parents Are so Bossy - School as a Service Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article "looks at the nature of schools from a services marketing perspective and uses this perspective to understand what happens in schools."

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    With Jesus in the Family - How Early Childhood Attachment Styles Influence Later Relationships, Both with God and in the Workplace 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "Attachment styles profoundly influence human relationships throughout life, including aspects of religion and the workplace. Individual educators as well as educational institutions take on parental qualities in relation to those who rely on them. Depending...

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    Worship in an Early Childhood Setting Preschool-Grade 3
    In this TEACH article author Joan Hope discusses key components of worship time: prayer, music, and story. She also underlines the importance of incorporating these elements into Adventist early childhood learning centers.

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    You Walk Away Each Day Feeling Content Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article explores personal encounters with God in life and in the classroom.

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    Your Classroom as an Orchestra - Practical Differentiation Strategies Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How can we connect deeply with our students, especially in the high school where we teach multiple classes, with students of different abilities? How can we realistically be their 'champion'? The answer lies in knowing, understanding and catering to...

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    Kind Hands, Kind Feet Preschool-Grade 6
    Original words and music, composed by Kindergarten teacher Coralie Fraser.

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    Knowing Well in the Classroom - Epistemic Challenges and Competencies Preschool-Grade 12
    What is mastery in teaching? "What does it mean for a teacher to 'know well'?... This paper proposes that it is the seemingly “self-evident” nature of content knowledge that obscures a range of epistemic questions that could illuminate pedagogical...

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    Kokoda Track - High School Hiking Trip Reflections Grade 5-Grade 12
    A principal recounts her experience taking a group of high school students on a strenuous 6-day hiking excursion. The lessons she learned on the trip were life-impacting.

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    Learning 4 Life - Experiences in Classrooms without Walls Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The term, ‘classroom without walls’, captures the essence of the Year 9 Learning 4 life program at Gilson College. For those teachers who have experienced the behaviour issues of typical Year 9 students and their lack of connection with the traditional curriculum, this article may come as a welcome relief. The program requires time and effort, but the rewards that flow from a well structured and implemented experiential education program more than compensate for the effort and work involved."

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    Learning Thresholds - A Journey in Online Learning and Teaching Tertiary
    Transitioning from face-to-face teaching to an online/blended delivery format can be a scary move to make. This study identified dominant domains of learning thresholds for three tertiary teachers new to online teaching.

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    Left Behind and Invalid Comparisons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Australians are regularly warned they are in danger of being left behind in various areas compared to other nations. “Nowhere, it appears, are comparisons more ubiquitous than in the area of education and schooling.”

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    Let Me Do It and I Will Learn - Investigating Three Models of Student-Centred Learning Grade 5-Grade 12
    The Socratic Seminar, the Graffiti Model and the Pirozzo Matrix were trialed in high school English and history classes, and it was found that “each of these methods created discussion, involvement, cooperation and learning at many levels.”

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    Level One Autism / High-Functioning Autism - Implications for Schools, Principals and Teachers Preschool-Tertiary
    As diagnosis rates of autism spectrum disorder rise, what are the implications in your classroom? Read this article for more information and ideas.

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    Lifestyle the Best Medicine - Annual Appeal Supporting Research into Health and Wellbeing Lifelong
    "One of the world’s leading health and exercise scientists describes the power of 'low tech' for remedying problems created by 'high tech' as one of the most exciting medical discoveries of the past few decades."

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    Lingering in the Word - Author's Take on How Daily Bible Reading Can Change Lives Tertiary-Lifelong
    In addition to being the Adventist Identity Officer for Adventist Schools Australia, Nina Atcheson is an author. Here she answers questions about her new book, As Light Lingers, and how our lives can be changed by spending time with the Bible.

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    Literacy Programs as an Empowering Agent for Women - A Case Study from Papua New Guinea Lifelong
    "Basic literacy is recognised as the means for equipping citizens of a country. In PNG (Papua New Guinea), literacy for women empowers them socially, politically and economically...there are numerous agencies offering literacy courses...It is discovered...

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    Loneliness Gets a Bad Report Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fischer addresses the negative impact loneliness has on children and adolescents, then explores way to combat it.

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    Loving the Unlovely - Teachers Share Their Response Preschool-Tertiary
    Three teachers share their reflections on how to relate to students whose beliefs, attitudes, remarks, thinking, or even appearance may disrupt class harmony. Whether the student is misbehaving or simply doesn't fit in with the others, it is important for...

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    Making a Teachers Day - World Teachers Day - ACE Awards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    After receiving an award from the Australian College of Educators, the author writes of her teaching experiences and ministry.

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    Mamarapha - Teaching Indigenous Adults Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mamarapha commenced as a tertiary level initiative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ministries (ATSIM). Now in its 12th year of operation, the College offers a cluster of courses: pastoral ministry training for indigenous ministers; ministry studies...

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    Managing Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) from a Christian School's Perspective Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Oppositional Defiance Disorder “is a serious juvenile mental health concern causing extreme distress to both parents and educators. This paper has been written from a Christian perspective and describes the criteria for a diagnosis as well as its incidence....

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    Managing Unsatisfactory Teaching Performance in the Classroom - A Christian Approach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "An area that is the cause of much angst and even heartache for educational leaders is the responsibility of managing unsatisfactory performance of staff members. This paper addresses the topic, and provides a step by step process that includes adherence...

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    Maps and Mentors in the Journey to Manhood Grade 5-Tertiary
    "Boys are on a journey to manhood. With reference to academic literature and data from two studies undertaken by the author, this article explores that journey. Particular attention is given to the opportunities and challenges for educators. Aspects of...

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    Maximising the Potential of the Third Teacher - Indoor Developmental Play Environments - 3-8 years Preschool-Grade 2
    The educators of Reggio Emilia call the environment the "third teacher" because it "speaks to children about what they can do, how and where they can do it and how they can work together" (Paiman & Terrani, 1998, p.1). They...

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    Mentoring for Impact Grade 9-Grade 12
    "School based mentoring (SBM) is an increasingly popular component of pastoral care programs in Australian secondary schools. Concurrent with growing consensus over the benefits of SBM, there is increasing recognition that the benefits of SBM can be maximised...

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    Mindset, Perseverance, and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In addition to finding a positive correlation between self-control and grit, this study “found that growth mindset, self-control and grit can all play a part in helping students to achieve academically in primary schools.”

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    Ministering within the School Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "It’s overwhelmingly wonderful having a grade five student’s arms wrapped around your waist as they say, 'I love Jesus', it’s challenging when a year 11 student says, 'but you don’t really believe all this' and satisfying when...

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    Mission Accomplished Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal article, Bond and Long describe their experiences as student missionaries in Thailand. These journal entries describe the latter half of their year teaching together.

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    Models of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Collier discusses the ministerial role of the school in the community, beginning on the inside with students.

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    Mr J and His Insta Account - Aaron Builds Big Social Media Following to Inspire Other Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this interview, learn how Australian teacher Aaron Johnston uses social media to connect with teachers around the world. Johnston also responds to questions about remote learning and the impacts of COVID on learning.

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    Museums of the Mind - My Friendship with Australian Poet, Gwen Harwood Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author details her friendship with Australian poet Gwen Harwood, including samples of their communication.

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    NAPLAN Gains and Explicit Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 6
    K-6 teachers at an Australian school have implemented a specific, intentional form of teaching and learning, resulting in significant growth in student achievement.

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    NASA Sent Me to Space Camp - Alumnus Wins National Award for Mission to Make Science Fun Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Known for his hands-on approach, this science specialist makes sure his students know they are all capable scientists. A recent trip to space camp encouraged him to incorporate more problem-solving activities.

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    Nature-Based Learning in Christian Schools - Essential Element or Optional Extra? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Outside of school, many children are facing decreasing opportunities to interact with nature. Should teachers move toward nature-based learning in response? “This article explores the relationship between nature-based learning and the aims of Christian...

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    Navigating Educational Change - A Teachers Voyage Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Study focused on primary teachers in the system of Adventist Schools Australia (ASA). In order to support teachers working in a significant change environment, it is helpful to understand why there is a difference between those teachers who are dealing...

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    New Start Health Curriculum and Wacky...but true! Magazine Kindergarten-Grade 6
    In this resource review, Lighthouse Christian College shares their health and nutrition curriculum for Australian primary school (Prep to Year 6). NEWSTART is an acronym which stands for: Nutrition, Exercise, Water, Sunlight, Toxin-free, Air, Rest, and Trust...

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    Numbers Don't Tell the Whole Story Grade 9-Tertiary
    "This case study responds to the debate over ‘toxic teachers’, tertiary entry ranking and access to university. Implications for federal and state policy are proposed. For 22 years Avondale College of Higher Education has been operating a...

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    Old School or Cutting Edge? An Examination of Ellen G. White's Views on Education from a Best Practice Twenty-First Century Perspective Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Ellen White “wrote prolifically on the philosophy of Christian education, its goals and its practice. This article explores her views, as written over a century ago, and compares them with several twentyfirst century educational concepts that impact...

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    On Interdisciplinary Learning Grade 7-Tertiary
    Considering the great literary masters, Heslop notes that "each author has his or her own background discipline and approach, but has an empathy for other disciplines." He encourages the extension of this to the school environment. His hope is for...

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    On Teaching the History of the Holocaust - A View from the United States Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Since we live [in] an age of some anxiety over the future of Holocaust memory and Holocaust education, educators should teach Holocaust history without flattening it, providing an approach that wrestles with the specificities of the Holocaust and...

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    One Public School - Building Community at Breakfast Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This case study describes a partnership school, where a breakfast program is used as one way to connect the community and school.

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    Pastoral Care, Action Research, and Teaching as a Profession - Can ‘Joining the Dots’ Facilitate Teacher Reflection Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Educators have increasingly demonstrated commitment to, and invested much effort in advancing the cause of pastoral care, action research, and the status of teaching as a profession, over the last two decades. What is largely unrecognized is how these...

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    Pedagogy - A Lexical Oddity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Young elaborates on the origin, meaning, and usage of the term, focusing on the role of pedagogues in ancient Greek culture.

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    Peer Support Grade 7-Grade 11
    "The purpose of Peer Support in secondary schools is to help the Year 7 group adapt to secondary school by intentionally connecting them with a chosen group of Year 10 or 11 Peer Support Leaders."

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    Pilgrims and Progress Lifelong
    Watching his daughter and her school perform a musical based on The Pilgrim’s Progress helps a father appreciate the book and its message.

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    Post-School Transition - Preparation for High School Students with Disabilities - A Vital Issue for Special Education Grade 12-Lifelong
    "Students with disabilities face many barriers and issues in their schooling years; and perhaps one factor that impacts most on how they succeed into adulthood is the transition program run by the school to bridge the gap between schooling and work,...

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    Potential Plus - Why Orphans Matter to Teachers and Their Students Grade 1-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article looks at how "linking a school to an orphanage in a developing country is one way of linking students, unselfishly, to the needs of humanity." This is a valuable lesson worth teaching our students and could be part...

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    Pre-kindy Purposes, Benefits and Strengths - Reflections During Maternity Leave 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "This paper seeks to explore the purpose, benefits and strengths of [preschool] programs by focusing on one teacher’s reflections on her experience teaching in a highly multi-cultural, city ASA primary school’s pre-kindy."

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    Prepare, Manage and Care - Reflecting on Challenges and Change Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Reflecting on her journey since beginning her career as a multi-grade teacher, the author (now retired) summarizes what she's learned in the following principles: "Know your stuff, have good classroom management and show you really care."

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    Preparing Students from a Different Culture for Examinations - A Pastoral Care Investment with Costs and Benefits Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article reviews teacher action research that examined student study skills needs in a Solomon Islands secondary college. The study focused on three areas: prior study habits; existing, ineffective study habits; and the impact of a study...

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    Problems Arising From Streaming Mathematics Students in Australian Christian Secondary Schools Grade 8-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article focuses on selected sections of a wider research study that investigated the perceptions of students in upper, lower, and mixed-ability stream mathematics classes, regarding their classroom learning environment. The most significant...

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    Promoting Visible Learning through Using Graphic Organisers Grade 1-Tertiary
    Read how graphic organisers can be used to guide students’ deep thinking, in addition to serving as formative and summative assessments for teachers.

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    Protectors or Shapers? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this TEACH journal article, Patrick challenges educators to discuss the dynamic impact that Christian education has exerted and can continue to exert upon Australian society. This article is one response to that challenge.

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    Reactions, Reflections and Responsibility - a Responsive Evaluation of an Emerging Blended eLearning Subject Tertiary
    "This paper discusses the findings of a qualitative investigation that sought to illuminate the perceived benefits of undertaking a blended learning subject at one tertiary institution. While there are several studies detailing the benefits of online learning, this study focused on the student’s perceptions."

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    Readers Theatre, Bible and Fluency Grade 3-Grade 12
    "Readers Theatre has been a dramatic genre for many years. Only recently, however, has it been seriously applied to educational endeavors and, even then, seldom to the teaching of Biblical themes and related values. In view of the mandate to integrate...

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    Reading in Minecraft - A Generation Alpha Case Study Grade 3-Grade 12
    “This qualitative case study reports the Four Resource Model (FRM) reading practices used by a Generation Alpha while playing the game Minecraft. . . . This game presents a multimodal text which this child is able to successfully navigate while designing...

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    Reflection - The Value-adding Component of Service Learning Preschool-Tertiary
    "The current pervasiveness of service learning (SL) in school communities is reinforced by an increasing recognition of SL’s wideranging benefits. To maximise these, however, necessitates an effective process of reflection— the processing...

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    Reflections on a Secure Attachment 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "Relationship provides the grounds for our continued existence. Supportive relationships based on protection and comfort in times of distress provides optimum foundations for individuals to grow and learn. Crucial relationships in early years are usually...

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    Reflections on Pedagogical Hospitality and Remote Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Teaching involves teachers acting as hospitable hosts who create learning spaces that welcome their students into learning...this was reversed when teachers became guests as well as hosts as they ‘entered’ their students’ homes,...

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    Relationships Effecting College Students’ Perception of Family Influence Impacting their Health and Lifestyle Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Investigating the extent of family influence on college students’ perception of health and lifestyle was the focus of this research. Students felt their family influenced their idea of health and for most this was a positive influence with...

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    Research - What Potential Does it Hold for Teacher Practitioners? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The teaching profession finds itself at the crossroads at this time. because the crowded curriculum and the emphasis on core competencies including literacy and numeracy can have the tendency to push research training into the background. The question...

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    Research from the Inside - One Teacher’s Research Journey within a School Setting Tertiary-Lifelong
    “In a secular society such as Australia, why are more and more parents sending their children to faith-based schools? This question led me to pursue PhD research exploring the reasons why parents choose faith-based schools. As I began my research I was...

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    Rethinking Learning in a Lockdown - The Coronavirus Prompts this Principal to ask, What Really Matters? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Research shows us we learn best when feeling safe and happy. Our feelings allow us to engage our frontal cortex rather than going into fight or flight mode. This notion will be at the forefront of our thinking and planning as schools open once again, ensuring...

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    Rick Warren and Ellen G. White on Christian Character Development - An Unexpected Meeting of Minds? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This article examines and discusses how two influential Christian authors from different eras perceive the importance and development of character in the lives of Christian believers. It is a discourse that is intended to offer 'food for thought' to...

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    School and Home School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A 10th grade student attending school outside of her home for the first time compares the pros and cons of homeschooling and traditional school.

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    School and the Law - Common Legal Issues for Private School Administrators and Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article discusses the issues involved in suspending students, suggesting use of the school handbook and respectful communication prior to suspending with the student and his/her family.

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    School and the Law - Today's Teachers Spooked by the Law Preschool-Grade 12
    "Over the last couple of decades there has been a change in our society where litigation and the threat of it in all aspects of life has significantly increased. The schools and, in particular, the teachers have not escaped this change. Child protection...

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    School Chaplaincy Is Effective but Could It Be Better? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Analysis of the data collected in the Valuegenesis II study of 3263 students in Seventh-day Adventist schools, indicates that 63% consider the school chaplain has influenced their development of faith. Further, school chaplaincy is associated with statistically...

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    School Choice - What Motivates Parents Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With more private school options than ever before, many parents are now consumers looking to make an informed decision. What motivates them? Consider this study which "set out to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their...

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    School Choice - What Parents Choose Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Part 2 of 2. The researchers "sought to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their children using a mixed methods approach."

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    School Leader Identification - Perceptions of Australian Faith-Based Education System Employees Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “This article aims to contribute to the literature on school leadership identification. It adopts an Australian faith-based education system case study to explore classroom teacher and school-based administrator perceptions of both current and future...

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    School Leader Preparation and Development Programs - What Teachers Want Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article seeks to contribute to the literature on school leader preparation and development programs by “identifying and discussing elements that current faith-based education system teachers would like to see embedded in the creation of aspirant...

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    School Leadership Aspiration - Differences in Perception of Drivers and Barriers across Hierarchical Levels Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Why are fewer educators wishing to become school leaders? Using research, this article "describes the perceptions of respondents from three hierarchical levels within a faith-based education system as to the factors influencing their willingness or...

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    Service Learning in India Grade 1-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article discusses the important pairing of service learning and learning to teach through their India mission trips.

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    Serving and Leading in Schools - A Discussion of Leadership Models and How Australian School Communities Can Benefit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "History portrays leaders as people of great power, charisma and prestige. Winston Churchill or George Washington could easily exemplify these types of traits. Servants, on the other hand, are portrayed as obsequious, obedient and lacking in...

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    Social and Health Impacts of Alcohol - A Wake-up Call for Christian Educators? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article looks at the community impact of alcohol consumption and the role of Christians.

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    Socioscientific Issues - A Framework for Teaching Ethics Through Controversial Issues in Science Grade 5-Tertiary
    "As science progresses, new techniques and additional information present society with new situations that require ethical analysis and judgement. More than ever before educators of today face the challenge of preparing students with the knowledge...

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    Some Lessons in Leadership Learnt in My 44 Years in Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    An experienced educator shares ten lessons he has learned about leadership. In summary, "The bottom line in leadership has to do with personal attitudes, beliefs, relationships, feelings and values. These are the attributes that constitute the filter...

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    Sorry Matters - Through Indigenous Eyes Grade 9-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal, four indigenous Australians share their response to the national apology for the 'stolen generations' by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd given February 13, 2008.

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    Spirituality in Educational Leadership - Engaging with the Research Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This article reviews eight research studies from literature that focus on spirituality in educational leadership. The discussion will be of interest to educational leaders across a range of sectors who intentionally value spirituality within their professional...

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    St Andrew's Cathedral School's Teaching Christianly Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Although not Adventist, St Andrews is a highly successful Christian school. The framework discussed “seeks to provide practical and clear approaches to Christian education for faculties and teachers.”

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    STEM Down the Track - Two Christian Schools' Further Experiences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Students’ perceptions of what STEM is and how it has been implemented in their schools is reported in this paper. Students were asked in focus groups about what STEM is and how they had seen the progress their two respective schools had made...

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    Stories from Sunnyside - Where it Began Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Stories from Sunnyside does not provide an explanatory framework of Ellen White’s prophetic role, nor a theological charter for argumentative debates. It recalls the narratives in the life of a person engrossed in the depth of God’s...

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    STORM Co - An Introduction to Adventure in Service Tertiary
    This TEACH Journal article outlines the philosophy underpinning the STORM Co program that sends teams of trained young people to work for, learn from and encourage individual communities, sharing God's love through service.

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    STORM Co Programs Change Lives Tertiary
    This TEACH Journal article is an eye-witness report on recent STORM Co teams in action; including community responses.

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    Strategies to Address Educational Needs of Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students with hearing impairments have unique learning needs, especially when it comes to language acquisition. This paper uses research findings to suggest effective management strategies educators can use to target all aspects of student wellbeing.

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    Struggling to Stay Awake - The Sleep Patterns of Adventist Secondary School Students Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Sleep deprivation studies indicate that sleep is vital to emotional, physical and behavioural wellbeing. This study presents the results of a survey in which 945 students in Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools responded to questions about the...

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    Student Peer Bullying - A Brief Overview of the Problem and Some Associated Myths Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Over the past few years the news media has increasingly highlighted the problem of peer bullying in schools. Within school communities there is a considerable divergence of opinion as to how it should be viewed and what should be done to address...

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    Successful, Yet Aspiring to Improve Student Outcomes? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Even great schools benefit from an intentional improvement plan. This article provides information about professional learning communities, as well as eight tips on implementing a school improvement program.

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    Surviving the First Year - What Helps Principals Last the Distance? Grade 1-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article reports on a research study that "investigated the induction experiences and perceptions of a group of novice principals in a national, Christian, independent school system. Semi-structured interviews were used to generate discussion,...

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    Suzuki Organ in Australia - A Musical Revelation in Organ Pedagogy Preschool-Grade 8
    Overview of the Suzuki method of music education for children, as it applies to the study of the organ.

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    Tatian and Basil - Differing Views Regarding the Pagan Educational System of Antiquity Grade 6-Tertiary
    "Tatian believed Christians should not take part in pagan education. Basil believed that Christians could benefit spiritually from this education if they experienced it selectively and wisely. It is concluded that Basil’s view is the wiser...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 1 Issue 1: Modern Christian Teachers Preschool-Tertiary
    "What does it mean to be a Christian teacher in the modern world?" Beyond simply fulfilling a profession and earning a paycheck, teachers are called to be mentors and examples for their students, daily closing the gap between what they teach and...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 10 Issue 1: Stories Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Perry introduces this issue of TEACH by looking ahead to some of the articles, which include: Let Me Do It and I Will Learn - Investigating Three...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 10 Issue 2: Too Much Technology? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Perry briefly discusses pros and cons of the increase in technology usage among students, then describes the other articles in this issue, which include: The...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 11 Issue 1: Worldview Crisis Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is the world in crisis? Despite the claims of a much larger percentage, recent studies revealed only 4% of American adults ages 18-29 hold a biblical worldview! In his editorial, Perry discusses this and other alarming data. Additional articles in this issue...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 12 Issue 1: Neglected Epidemics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Writing of the "neglected epidemic" of Australia's high rate of perinatal deaths, Perry draws a parallel to the loss of youth from Christian belief. Additional articles in this issue include: Traumatic...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 12 Issue 2: Wellbeing Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The overall wellbeing of today's children and adolescents is a concern. In this editorial, Perry introduces a new feature, Wellbeing Notes. Additional articles in this issue include: Watch...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 13 Issue 1: Based on Evidence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As Perry describes in this editorial, the journal “aims to facilitate collaborative exchange of evidence-based classroom understandings, innovative practice and researched findings.” Additional articles in this issue include: Does...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 13 Issue 2: A Bigger Boat Kindergarten-Tertiary
    What is our anxious, modern world lacking? What place do values hold? In his editorial, Graeme Perry describes the need of a bigger and better boat, a salvation ark. Additional articles in this issue include: In...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 14 Issue 2 Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This editorial discusses the unprecedented year of 2020. Additional articles in this issue include: Rethinking Learning in a Lockdown: The Coronavirus...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 15 Issue 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This editorial discusses the climate change crisis and how recognition of the climate change crisis has forced the issue to transform from a political, ideological disruptor to a socially discussed opportunity for making a personal difference for the...

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    Irlen Syndrome - Why the cool coloured shades? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Inclusive education challenges classroom teachers to meet the various need of all their students. “MISViS (Meares-Irlen Syndrome Visual Stress) is one example of a learning disability that will require additional accommodations, but can be readily managed...

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    Is Christian Education Really Ministry? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "It is not uncommon to hear Christian education referred to as the ministry of teaching. But is it just fanciful jargon and cliché? Or is Christian education really ministry?"

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    Issues in Studying the Bible in Secondary School Religion Classes Grade 9-Grade 12
    The use of the Bible in Religion classes in the Christian secondary education context appears to be something that should naturally take place. However, two issues may stand in the way of biblical study actually happening. First, it is all too easy to talk...

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    It's an Adventure - Pre-Service Teachers Serve and See in the NT Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Summer starts early in the Northern Territory. This is what our students discovered during school placements that introduced them to the ministry of teaching in indigenous culture."

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    It's Not About Me Grade 9-Grade 12
    Reflections from a Christian teacher on working and witnessing in a secular Chinese high school.

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    It's Short-Sighted Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Within a transcient, technologically focussed society of potentially chaotic individualism, children need to also be confronted with the comparative stability of imposing, preserved wilderness; the interrelatedness of surviving eco-systems; calmness...

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    Joys, Tensions and Issues - Special Needs Provisions in an Australian, Christian, Education System 2009 / 2010 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This research project investigated the current provisions for students with special needs (SWSN) in a national, Australian, Christian school system (49 schools) during 2009–2010...In addition to the quantitative data reported via questionnaires,...

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    Justifiable or Not? Developing and Preserving a Christian School Ethos Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this TEACH journal article, Youlden suggests "that the best thermometer of what influences parental choice of schooling is the ethos or special character of a school. School ethos evolves within a school environment in response to the school’s...

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    Geography Field Trips - Why Getting Dirty Matters Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This investigation explores past and current literature about field trips and evaluates them against the aims of the Australian Geography Curriculum. The literature reveals that virtual field trips have the potential to offer equal and sometimes superior...

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    Getting on Board with the STEM Revolution - Two Christian Schools’ Experiences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This paper reports on an initial investigation into teachers’ perceptions of the process of introducing the integrated teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) using a cooperative and problem solving approach."

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    Give Them Some Truth Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A parent explains why, in a world where many are throwing out the idea of right and wrong in favor of a 'shades of grey' approach, he chooses to send his daughters to an Adventist school where truth is still sought after and believed in. He also briefly describes...

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    Good? Different? Assessing the Idea of an Atypical Clinical Teaching Model of Initial Teacher Education, Using SWOT Analysis Tertiary
    “Is a Clinical Teaching Model, characterised by a school-embedded, employment-integrated, alternative mode, an opportune path for initial teacher education? A [Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats] Analysis is used to address this question...

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    Green Is the New Black Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "For schools, the often-overlooked bi-product of being ‘green’ relates to the amount of money that can be saved through basic awareness of the resources they’re using—and how careful use can help them stay in the black."

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    Grey Matter Matters Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The brain is extremely complex. The brain has the amazing ability to reshape and reorganise its neural networks, depending on increased or decreased use, making it malleable or ‘plastic’. This plasticity allows for incredible changes to take...

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    Grow 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Vivid imagery in this reflective piece leads to the understanding that growth as a teacher, as well as in life, is limited only by yourself.

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    Growing Wellbing Grade 9-Tertiary
    "This short article discusses how to handle the wellbeing of adolescents in the 21st century given the extent to which modern life is actually arranged to facilitate human floursihing."

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    Growing with Early Childhood Education Kindergarten-Grade 2
    In this TEACH Journal article, the author becomes conscious of the changes that have affected not only early childhood education, but also herself.

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    Guiding Principles for Cultivating Sustainable Christian School Cultures in an Era of Change Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This article presents a selection of findings arising from a recent study that analysed and investigated how sustainable Christian school cultures can be cultivated during changing times. The inquiry was positioned within the contextually bounded system...

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    Highly Effective Teachers Tertiary
    "The question 'What makes an effective teacher?' is an ongoing concern for those involved in education and teaching. This article argues the importance of taking into account both pedagogic and dispositional characteristics when examining what it might...

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    History in the Details - A Historian Reflects on the Value of Letters Grade 11-Lifelong
    As published in Dearest Folks: Letters Home From a Missionary Wife and Mother, letters written by Margaret Watts between 1956 and 1966 as she served in the South Pacific mission field provide valuable insight into the family life of a missionary in...

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    Holistic School Improvement - The Journey in Australian Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Christian schools strive to offer the best possible education, but how can this be most successfully evaluated? “This organisational journey traces transition from an initial recognition of an archaic ‘inspectorial model’ of school evaluation...

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    Homework Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A mother/homemaker reflects on lessons learned about children and parents during her years as a teacher. Currently in what she calls her homework years, she makes connections between being a teacher and a mother.

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    How You Learn to Drive and What it Means to Educators Preschool-Grade 12
    "The general process for learning a new skill follows a series of culminative steps. How did you learn to drive?" Eight steps are illustrated using this example, with the purpose to alert "teachers to the skill acquisition process, remind...

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    Human Touch in the Primary School Setting Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Analysis of interviews conducted at a small faith-based school “indicated the majority of the participants in this study supported the use of ‘healthy’ physical contact, between teachers and students. Students, parents and teachers were mindful...

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    I Am Going to Video You! Behavioural Management in Early Childhood Settings 0-2 years-Grade 3
    This TEACH Journal article lays out excellent discipline strategies for early childhood education teachers.

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    I Love to Tell the Story Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article lays out the importance of introducing to students the story of Jesus as the most interesting, dramatic and personal story of their lives.

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    Imagine, Interrupt, Innovate - Internationalising Teaching and Learning Practice Tertiary
    "Internationalisation of the curriculum is a key research area at the intersection of teaching and learning...this research project identified key discipline areas at Avondale College of Higher Education in which to perform pedagogical intervention...

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    Implementing a Biblical Vision for Education - Challenges Facing Leaders from Primary Campuses of Christian Schools in Sydney, Australia Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This article outlines the results of a recent study that investigated the challenges that leaders from primary campuses of Christian schools in Sydney are faced with as they seek to implement a biblical vision for education, along with strategies...

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    Implementing Interactive Whiteboards - What Can We learn? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article provides helpful pointers from case studies about the benefits of interactive whiteboards, and the process of introducing them in schools.

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    Improving the Writing Skills of English Learners - An Impact on Student Learning Analysis Grade 5-Grade 12
    "In this action research project, English learners’ (ELs) progress is monitored with a variety of formal and informal evaluation methods through the Impact on Student Learning Analysis (ISLA). The purpose of this ISLA is to: a) determine the effect...

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    In Search of a Better Story - Teaching Wisdom to Build Wellbeing in an Increasingly Complex World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Throughout history, seeking wisdom has been integral in the pursuit of a fulfilling, good life. How does this look in our changing, complex world today?

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    In the Footsteps of Jesus - How One Teacher’s Experience Impacted Students’ Learning Grade 7-Lifelong
    A religious studies teacher describes her experiences on a Holy Land tour. She was deliberate about what she wanted to accomplish, and the impact it would have on her students.

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    In What Story Are We Living? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Referencing the debate about Australia’s ANZAC Day, the author reflects on how stories and history affect us. He concludes that “if we have a genuine allegiance to the Lord of the universe, then we have a story to tell of living in His grand Story,...

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    Increasing Life Effectiveness Grade 9-Tertiary
    "The iPod, more than any other device, is indicative of the times in which we live. It provides entertainment and information at the click of a wheel, whenever, and wherever we want it. The iPod is tool of choice for many of the current generation...

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    Independent Studies Endorse Superior Strategies for Teaching Reading and Spelling - Hilliard's Journey Kindergarten-Grade 6
    When students are learning to read, "the precise way in which the complex processes combine must be understood and demonstrated by teachers in order to identify their students’ needs and to teach most effectively. The activities initiated at...

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    International Students in Independent Schools - The Divide Between Attitude to Mathematics Class and Perception of Classroom Environment Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The experience of students with a non-English speaking background (NESB) studying in Australian independent school classrooms is an ongoing concern for administrators of these schools. This paper reports on research by Kilgour and Rickards (2009) into...

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    Introducing Psychology Interns to Counselling in Christian Schools Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The article explores the ways educational and clinical psychology students were able to be incorporated as interns in a school environment. Topics include the value of intern placements, job descriptions, intern selection and contributions, and the overall...

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    Introducing Sunnyside Grade 11-Lifelong
    Written by the author of Stories from Sunnyside, this short article gives the background and setting for the book.

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    Exploring Spirituality in the Teacher-Leadership Role of Mentoring Through Collaborative Action Research Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Colleague mentorship can transform teachers’ practice and the school culture. “This paper reports on a collaborative action research project exploring spirituality in teacher-leadership through the life-world of a New Zealand Christian school principal.”

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    Exploring the Interaction Between Christianity and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Part 3 of a lecture series exploring “new ways of thinking of both Christianity and science that emerge from the manner in which both entities have changed and developed over the last two millennia. It was proposed that an accurate perception of their...

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    Exploring Worldviews - A Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "In an educational environment where multicultural and multi-faith classrooms have become the norm, it is essential that teachers are aware of, and are knowledgeable about contemporary worldviews. This article provides a general framework for exploring...

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    Factors that Influence the Desire to Become Teachers of Technology - An Australian Study Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article reports on researchers who collected data from 337 pre-service teachers enrolled in Technology Teacher Education Programs, in eight tertiary institutions. Strategies for promoting technology teaching and increasing TTEP student intake are proposed, based on the findings.

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    Faith Formation - Perceptions of Primary and High School Students in Australian Adventist Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Faith formation is a topic of considerable interest for those involved in Christian education. In this quantitative investigation, 580 students from Years Four, Six, Eight and Ten from eleven Adventist schools in Australia were surveyed to determine...

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    Flexible Learning Environments Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Read how a teacher restructured her classroom to allow her students the physical, social, and academic benefits of increased movement throughout the day.

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    Flourish - The Impact of an Intergenerational Program on Third-Grade Students’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing with Application to the PERMA Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Intergenerational programs are increasingly being recognised as a means of promoting wellbeing through connecting communities, promoting caring relationships, and combating loneliness and isolation…. The aim of this study was to measure the impact...

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    Forms, Foci and Forces - The Need for Overseas Pre-Service Teacher Professional Experiences Tertiary
    Discusses the benefits of pre-service teaching experiences in developing nations, rather than in more sheltered situations.

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    Fostering the Development of Empathy in the Classroom - A Strategic Response to the Problem of Bullying Preschool-Grade 6
    "Describes the development of empathy within children and provides classroom-based interventions that will foster its development. The development of empathy is a complex process involving both cognitive and affective functioning and awareness. Various...

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    Frog Ponds and Baby Beanies - How One School Fosters Student and Teacher Wellbeing Through Connecting with their Community Grade 7-Grade 12
    This Adventist high school in Australia fosters wellbeing through its service learning program.

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    From Pediatrics to Ministry of Teaching - A Personal Journey Tertiary-Lifelong
    This interview with Wendy Jackson, theology lecturer at Avondale College, focuses on how God led her from a career in medicine to her current role.

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    Book Review - Teachers Behaving Badly? Dilemmas for School Leaders Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the authors raise ethical dilemmas that apply to all teachers, but may be of particular significance to administrators and beginning teachers.

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    Book Review - The Brain that Changes Itself Grade 9-Lifelong
    The mind is not static. The reason education is possible is because the brain can change. This brief book review explores one author's collection of case studies and explanations of the need for change.

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    Book Review: Sex, Gardening and God - Setting the Values for Christian Schools Grade 1-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal book review, Herschell examines Leo's book, noting: "This intriguing text is a 'must read' for educators especially for Christian educators who are intent on developing authentic, responsive, transforming approaches to values education...

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    Boys and Behaviour - Alternative Strategies that Support Boys with ADHD Preschool-Grade 12
    "Boys are diagnosed five times more often than girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and frequently medication has become the first option in addressing this condition. Many teachers find it difficult to cope with boys with ADHD due...

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    Boys' Music Education - Using the Boys' Music Ecosystem Model to Better Understand Successful Teaching Practices Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Experienced music educators rate their senior class of musicians by often using the terms exceptional, talented, average, limited, unremarkable or apathetic. This summative evaluation considers class size, academic results, willingness to participate...

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    Breathing, Bag Boys and Bottom-Line Essentials Preschool-Tertiary
    This TEACH Journal article seeks to help define the unique essence of Adventist Education. "Some say that the special character of Adventist education is 'the lifestyle and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as expressed in your school'....

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    Bringing Back the School Farm Preschool-Lifelong
    In this Teach article the author, Jillian Carter, describes the benefits of their school farm. The article includes information on how to start your own school farm area.

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    Building Relationships Outdoors Grade 6-Grade 12
    "The Learn4Life (L4L) program at Gilson College deliberately sets out to create a context that is conducive to relationship development. The program aims to develop self-confidence, independence, and responsibility by engaging students in real-life...

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    Bullying - Personal Thoughts? Grade 5-Tertiary
    A student’s attempt at suicide leads a teacher to reflect on how we should respond to online bullying and implications of violent plans.

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    Caffeine Consumption Among Students Attending Christian Schools in Australia and its Relationship to Classroom Behaviour and Academic Performance Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Caffeinated drinks have become increasingly popular among secondary students in Australia. A total of 949 students in years eight to eleven from 11 Christian schools completed a survey questioning their use of caffeinated drinks, their classroom...

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    Campus Churches - Optional Extra or Imperative Inclusion in Our Next Gen Schools Grade 9-Tertiary
    Schools are the growing mission front of the Adventist church. They are our means of reaching unchurched families and attracting the attention of the community. This article explores the importance of linking the school with a campus church, working side-by-side...

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    Can I Last the Distance? Stress and School Leadership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This TEACH Journal article reviews a research study that examined whether principals in a Christian school system perceived they experienced work-related stress, and if so, the nature and extent of the stress. Principals also reported on their perceived role...

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    Can Leadership Help Teachers Deal with Change-associated Challenges? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Findings and discussion from studies done within Adventist Schools Australia about teachers' perceptions of change and their principals' leadership characteristics.

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    Can Reading Adventure Packs (RAPs) Complement and Enrich the Literacy Program in Your Classroom? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article describes the implementation and outcomes of an "early years" literacy program in a home that involved family members and a novel set of reading resource materials.

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    Can Teachers See Australia's New Caste-ism? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "There are competing narratives about the design and purpose of life within our Western world. Part of this competition of ideas is caught up in implications that come from how we view human beings as persons. This article proposes that one of these new...

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    Chaplaincy in Christian Schools - Towards a Policy Platform for Productive Partnerships Preschool-Tertiary
    "Pastoral care or student wellbeing, as it is often referred to, now straddles educational institutions from early childhood centres to university graduate schools.2 Whether in the public, independent or Christian school sector, it appears no longer...

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    Character, Oh! Character, Where Art Thou? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "What has happened to the concept of character in our current times, and is it important? This essay asks this question with reference to the increased use of ‘personality’ in our language and thinking, and contends that this change has...

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    Child Protection in Independent Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Given the relationship between a person’s emotional development, their faith development and the experiences during the early years of their lives, it is vital for the Christian school to do all it can to ensure that students are kept safe from...

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    Christian School Counselling - Towards Conceptualising a Distinctive Paradigm Grade 1-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article "proposes there are inherent core understandings in the words 'Christian' and 'school' that make this type of counselling different. The writer argues for a Christian distinctive through a critical challenge put to contemporary...

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    Christian Schooling - Teachers’ Understanding of Purpose and Practice Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Based on research into Christian Education National teachers’ understandings of the purposes of Christian schooling and how students are exposed to Christianity within the school, including their classrooms, this research identified that, despite...

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    Christian Schools - A World of Difference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Christian education is distinctly different from other approaches to education. But knowing what that distinctiveness is and acting consistently on it is vital for Christian schools to be authentic and to justify their existence. This TEACH journal article...

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    Christian Schools and Chocolate Cakes - An 'Excursion through My Heart-Space' Kindergarten-Tertiary
    An education student realizes teaching is "about helping every child realise they are created in the image of God and understanding that they have a God-given purpose. It’s about helping them discover their God-given abilities and talents....

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    Christianity and a Good Society in Australia - A First Response to Stuart Piggin's Murdoch Lecture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the author responds to a challenge to focus the values of Christianity on making 21st century Australia a "good society". The author charts the directions for a projected three-part series, framed by the typology of...

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    Clarifying Chemistry - What Is Motivating Grade 6-Grade 12
    Thoughts from a former chemistry teacher about unifying as a science department, as well as getting students excited about chemistry. Includes a basic experiment sure to catch students'attention.

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    Classroom Confirmation Panels - Facilitating Feedback in Communities of Practice in Classroom Learning Groups Grade 9-Tertiary
    "This article explores innovative peer-assessment strategies to create and support lifelong learners. It proposes that the confirmation panel—a formal progression requirement of a postgraduate degree—can effectively facilitate feedback, function...

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    Clinical Missionaries - Avondale Students Model the Value of Nursing Tertiary
    "A fifth annual visit by Avondale nurses to a hospital on Malaita in the Solomon Islands demonstrates to local nursing students the value of the profession."

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    Coach Grade 7-Grade 12
    A novice at sports, the author, a primary teacher, reflects on her first season coaching rugby and touch football. In addition to rules and game play, she learned about living faith openly.

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    College Students’ Perception of Family Influence Impacting their Health and Lifestyle Tertiary
    The purpose of this cross-sectional, non-experimental study was to determine the level of influence college students perceived their families having on their health and lifestyle.

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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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    Connectedness - Bridging the Gap between Values and Practice in Developing a Safe and Supportive School Community Kindergarten
    A paradox exists within the teaching profession:"On one hand educators know and believe that students need role models and that almost every aspect of teaching, even (or especially) including discipline—is all about relationships. Yet on the other...

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    Connecting the Dots Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) worker writes of the growing disconnect between the worlds of the privileged and the poor, and how the organization partners with schools to "bring poverty closer to home, to make development and aid...

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    Connection, Direction, Teacher Effectiveness and Wellbeing Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Teacher effectiveness is a multifaceted concept, which sits at the heart of successful educational programs. A balanced approach to evaluating and analysing teacher effectiveness must incorporate recognition and discussion of hard teacher skills such...

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    Cooking up a Marketing Plan 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    What better time to attract prospective students than before they are of school age? Schools already have nearly all the necessary facilities, so offering preschool activities, classes, and groups is an excellent low-cost way to attract area families and provide a positive introduction to the school's offerings.

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    Cosmology and Design Grade 9-Tertiary
    This TEACH journal article "attempts to assist teachers by briefly articulating a form of the design argument which is generally accepted by thinking Christians and then by presenting some cosmological arguments within this framework. Some of these should...

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    Crazy, Grace-filled God Moments Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Prefacing her poem, the author writes “Today was a series of crazy, grace-filled ‘God moments’ so profound in their combined healing effect that I had to put my feelings to pen.”

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    Critical Reflection - Impact and Implementation Considerations in Early Childhood Education and Care 0-2 years-Preschool
    “This paper reports on a research study that explored the impact and implementation of critical reflection as part of the National Quality Standard (NQS) in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This research identified that critical reflection...

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    Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Students from various cultural backgrounds may experience cultural dissonance when teachers and educational administrators from the mainstream culture misconstrue, misinterpret or simply disregard their cultural patterns of learning, behavior and communication....

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    Curbing Violence in Schools - Implications for Christian Educators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "A safe and supportive school environment is necessary for enhancing and nurturing students’ gifts, talents, and abilities. Within the last ten years, however, there has been a dramatic increase in violent confrontations within school environments...

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    Current and Ideal Performance Appraisal - Employee Perceptions in an Australian Faith-Based Education System Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “With teacher quality key to improving student performance, school education systems must consider the role of performance appraisal on both teacher and principal development and improvement. This article describes the perceptions of employees within...

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    Cybersmart - Learning Online Safety Preschool-Lifelong
    "While the internet provides many positives there are also risks. Cyberbullying, inappropriate contact, identity theft, scams and exposure to adult content can make the internet a risky place for children. The risks exist for all children, from...

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    Dealing with Historical Movies in the History and English Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    Given a correct understanding of how history and cinema interact, and how the cinema differs as a historical source from conventional records, the History teacher can make the most of movies as texts that reveal not so much what happened in history, but rather...

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    Dear First-Year Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "As an educator of pre-service teachers, I am often reminded of those first days in the classroom. If I could go back and speak to myself as a First-Year Teacher, this reflection is what I would say."

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    Developing a Classroom Culture of Thinking - A Whole School Approach Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "One of the primary objectives of schooling should involve the teaching of tools for lifelong learning. As a result, many educators place a high priority on empowering students with thinking skills such as the ability to reason, to make informed judgements,...

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    Developing a Culture of Learning by Making Thinking Visible Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "A professional learning culture allows for all people in the organisation to be afforded the opportunity to build capacity. Such a culture relies upon balancing both a collective and an individual approach to work."

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    Developing Autonomy in Primary School Aged Children with Type 1 Diabetes Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This review considers literature on the self-care of children with type 1 diabetes and applies it to the primary school classroom. It reports that by allowing children to have self-care with their health at an early age, they develop a healthy foundation...

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    Developing Excellence in 4 Minutes Preschool-Lifelong
    This Teach Journal article focuses on the importance of investing in teacher development. According to research the variable that impacts student learning the most is the quality of the teacher. This paper ends with a description of a unique adult learning...

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    Developing Literacy Skills with Graphic Organisers Grade 1-Grade 12
    This article explores the implementation and usefulness of graphic organizers, mental maps, and other visual guides to help students sort and retain new information.

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    Developing Values through the Imagination Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "In this essay, I argue that imaginative teaching and learning is essential in any type of values education, particularly if a constructivist view of values clarification (as opposed to values imposition) is favoured. As such, a warning is offered about...

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    Do Tertiary Institutions' Goals Change? A Delphi Follow-Up Study Tertiary
    "This research investigated the 'use-by-date' of Delphi study outcomes - an area overlooked in Delphi literature. The findings signposted the continuing relevance and importance of high priority goals (HPGs) formulated for an educational institution more...

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    Does It Really Matter? Choosing a Bible Translation for Use in Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Which Bible translation is best for your school or classroom, and how can you make use of digital versions of the Bible? This article will discuss these issues and help your school make a choice, informed by each school’s heritage and needs of...

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    Does Mindfulness Have a Place in a Christian School? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mindfulness exercises are gaining popularity as a way for schools to address wellness and mental health challenges in children. Read how Canberra Christian School in Australia explored “the idea of Christian mindfulness, its differences to secular mindfulness,...

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    Doing Twice as Much Maths in Half the Time - Implementing Scrum Methodology in a Year 7 Mathematics Classroom Grade 5-Grade 12
    Originally used by software companies, the Scrum project management model is a way of thinking designed to increase team and individual productivity. Kingston describes his method and results after adapting the model for his middle school math class.

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    Domestic Violence - An Important Social Issue for Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    "Teachers and school communities can have a positive impact on the lives of students who live in homes where domestic violence occurs. By understanding the dynamics involved and the impacts of domestic violence on children and young people,...

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    Don’t Stress me out! Anxiety, Information Processing and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "High levels of arousal and anxiety can affect an individual’s ability to process information and learn new skills. The present study used a high platform lunge task to examine the effect of task repetition on state anxiety and how an individual’s...

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    Dyslexia - 10 Strategies Preschool-Grade 12
    Now known to be a specific learning disability, dyslexia impacts all areas of a student’s education. Early detection is key, followed by teaching practice accommodations such as these evidence-based strategies.

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    Ecclesiastes as Research - Autoethnography Through a Rear-vision Mirror Grade 11-Lifelong
    "The Bible is a book of many surprises. Not least of these is that it contains accounts of research. In a collection of 66 books mostly in Hebrew, Greek, and some Aramaic, through more than 40 Holy Spirit inspired authors, stretching over one and a...

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    Education for What? An Essential Question Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis from an American Perspective Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Of all the important questions demanding answers, there is one question that demands constant engagement. To what ends are we educating our students?"

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    Education for What? An Essential Question Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis from an American Perspective Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Of all the important questions demanding answers, there is one question that demands constant engagement. To what ends are we educating our students? This question is not only central for primary and secondary Christian schools, but for Christian...

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    Educational Administrators - Leaders or Managers? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the author asks: "What is the difference between leadership and management? What is the role and function of leaders and managers and how does each group cope with change?" Readers are challenged to consider a solution...

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    Egyptian Learning Curve Tertiary
    A student from Avondale College reflects on his year as a student missionary at Nile Union Academy in Egypt.

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    EH&S Issues - Spiritual Safety Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Schools are diligent in identifying risky situations...However, identifying the risk is not enough. Schools must demonstrate that they have implemented measures to control the risk and minimise the possibility of harm to any student. Are we as diligent...

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    Engagement and Habit Formation in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “How can teachers increase the effectiveness of their classroom practice, so that not only are ideas transferred, but so that students become people who shape their future and make the world a better place?” This paper looks at two related topics,...

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    Engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students, Families, and Communities Preschool-Grade 12
    “The following guidelines are based on experience when working closely with and assisting staff at Carlisle Adventist Christian College Early Learning Centre who were exploring ways to connect with Traditional Owners and the broader Aboriginal and Torres...

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    Engaging with Community - How Schools Are Helping Their Students Become Informed, Responsible and Compassionate Citizens Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "As the 21st Century continues to bring changes to the structure of society, educators are continually challenged in their role of preparing students to take their place in society. In order to achieve this, some schools are exploring the possibilities and...

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    Epistemological Implications of a ‘Convergent Parallel Mixed Methods’ Research Design Tertiary-Lifelong
    “The philosophy of an educational research project is important to reflect upon and declare, but can often be left unexplained. In order to address this area of thought, this study discusses the implications of the epistemological paradigm of a ‘convergent...

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    Equipping the School Chaplain - A Reflection Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Rieger’s Chaplaincy in Christian Schools (TEACH vol 3, no.2, 2009) rivets the attention of parents, students, educators and supporters on the potential for enhanced pastoral care within the educational process. It also offers a plethora...

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    Essential Skills and Attitudes for Principals in Developing Countries Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses the characteristics required by those working in an educational administration role in a developing country.

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    Establishing Goals for a Personal Learning Strategy - Coaching Learning Grade 5-Grade 12
    "Establishing a goal, and setting out to achieve it, is common enough. However, when the process of achieving a goal becomes an exploration for developing a personal learning strategy, then the possibilities start to open up for a specific approach...

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    Establishing Personal Ethics - Modelling Principles of Spiritual Leadership for a Christian Educator Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The most important aspect of being a spiritual leader is not perfection in everything one does, but consistency in one’s life and attitude, in public and in private. As an educator, it is especially important to lead by example."

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    Eternal Health and Safety Issues, Volume 4, Issue 1 Preschool-Tertiary
    Chaplains and teachers share in the role of ensuring the eternal safety of their students. This article briefly explores what that responsibility entails and how it compares to the job of those who care for the physical safety of students.

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    Evaluating Evidence for the Historical Resurrection - A Content-Centered Approach to the Resurrection Grade 9-Tertiary
    “The purpose of this article was to investigate the use of deliberative decision-making lessons, such as the rank-order format, for evaluating historical events. In this lesson, students act as an ancient historian by evaluating historical pieces of...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 5 Issue 2: Amazement Tertiary-Lifelong
    The editor reflects on the feeling of amazement, and the lasting effects it can have. Articles in this issue include: The National Professional Standards for Teachers: Towards an Authentic Integrating Domain for Teachers in Christian Schools International...

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    Becoming Collaborators - First Conference brings Tertiary Teacher Educators Together Tertiary
    Learn how “teacher educators at Seventh-day Adventist tertiary institutions across the South Pacific will seek to collaborate on development and research after attending an inaugural conference.”

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    Being Outdoors - What Educators Can Learn from Cross Disciplinary Research on the Benefits of the Outdoors on Health Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This article aims to highlight research conducted examining the effect the outdoors has on people, particularly our mental, physical, social and spiritual elements of health."

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    Best Practice in International Service Learning ISL - Aspects of Risk and Impact Grade 9-Grade 12
    Currently 95% of Adventist senior secondary high schools in Australia offer international service opportunities! Read about the benefits and challenges such trips bring.

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    Beyond Telling - Narrating Trauma in the Wartime Writings of Great War Chaplain William McKenzie Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What do war heroes and Christian teachers have in common? This story of Salvation Army Chaplain of the Australian Imperial Force McKenzie draws similarities to educators, who are also “engaged in the midst of suffering, disarray and confusion”,...

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    Blog of a Beginning Teacher - Part 1 Grade 1-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal article, an Australian teacher reflects on how the assumptions he had in college about teaching didn't always turn out the way he expected. He gives suggestions about surviving the first year of teaching, and speaks to seasoned teachers...

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    Blog of a Beginning Teacher - Part 2 Grade 9-Grade 12
    A new teacher reflects on the huge task of teaching his students what they need to know in order to become employable adults. Without time to teach all the specifics various jobs require, he concludes high school teachers are generalized instructors, preparing...

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    Blogging with Young Students Grade 1-Grade 4
    A 2nd grade teacher shares her journey with classroom blogging, gives simple instructions for how to start, and lists the benefits to students and parents.

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    Book Review - Religious Education in Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 3
    In this TEACH journal book review, Fitzgibbon reviews the book Religious Education in Early Childhood, which focuses on "research, current issues, and opinions from new perspectives, to encourage and provoke discussion and reflection among early...

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    Book Review - Supporting Mathematical Thinking Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the authors review an informative source for teaching mathematics in K-6 and lower secondary classrooms. Book refer begins in second column of the document.

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    Book Review - Teacher Well-being Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal book review highlights the need for teachers to look after their health; a self-help book with a smorgasbord of tips and ideas.

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    Becoming Better People - Children’s Perceptions of How a School’s Garden Program Has Impacted Their Actualisation of Values Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This case study in one primary school used focus groups to gather children’s perceptions of how they actualised values in the context of a school garden program. The garden program’s organisational elements were found to positively impact...

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    JAE Editorial: House of God and Gate of Heaven Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The articles in this issue are a collection of reflections on topics that speak to wholistic education: the mental, physical, social, and spiritual." Titles include: ChatGPT in the Classroom:...

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    A Nexus of Eyes - The Praxis of Chaplaincy in One Faith Based Educational System Through Emerging Emic Perspectives Lifelong
    "The concept of chaplaincy as a practical counterpoint to the dystopian images of war embedded in many cultural mind-sets, especially European and Australasian meta-narratives, is evolving while simultaneously moving into uncharted waters of new...

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    A Response to – A Decade of Encounter Kindergarten-Grade 10
    "This study—A Decade of Encounter—research commissioned by Adventist Schools Australia, offers valuable data worthy of reflection as we enter a new decade of Encounter’s implementation within Australia. The time and effort...

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    A Sodium Loaded Trap? What Should Schools Tell Students about Cheese? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This study evaluates the sodium and calcium content of convenience cheese products available for use in school lunches and the classification of such products using traffic light approaches designed to guide food selection for healthy eating. Thirty-eight...

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    A Tribute to Sharney - Her Life as Miss Truscott at Prescott Primary Northern Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This touching reflection of a young teacher’s impact can be an inspiration to all educators. Her students and school family will always remember her dedication and love.

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    A Western Plains Boy’s Diary - Aspects of Outback Life in the 1930s, Through a Teenager’s Eyes Grade 7-Grade 10
    "Has learning about text types lost some of its lustre for your students; particularly boys? Does Studies of Society, HSIE, or History need a fillip to energise students’ learning in your classroom? Could your Bible/Scripture/Studies of Religion...

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    A Whole School Approach to Changing School Culture - The SASA Way Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Anyone who has worked in a school or classroom knows changing a culture can be difficult and daunting. The staff at Sydney Adventist School Auburn decided to take up this challenge. These are reflections we can share about the journey so far."

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    Acceptability of a School-Based Incentivised Physical Activity Intervention - The B-Active Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this study was to examine the acceptability to students, parents and teachers of a school-based intervention that incentivised students using prizes to be more physically active (the B-Active program). Three hundred and eighty-five...

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    Accommodating a New Student with a Disability in your Primary Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 5
    "Although legislation underpins the rights of the disabled (Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act, 1992; NSW Anti Discrimination Act, 1997) to an education in the neighbourhood school with peer and community interaction, teachers may experience...

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    Adventist Encounter Curriculum - The Story Continues Kindergarten-Grade 10
    "Stories have always been a powerful medium...However, Bible teachers are far more than a storyteller using an effective pedagogical tool within an academic discipline, for they share ‘the greatest story’ the world has ever known."...

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    After the Earthquake - Adult Reflections on Adolescent Experiences of a Natural Disaster Grade 7-Grade 12
    By interviewing participants seven years after the event, “this ‘living memory’ study investigated the perceived psychoemotional experiences of four senior high school students at one Christian school during and after the February 22, 2011,...

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    An Analysis of Values Literacy and Internalisation in Students Commencing High School - A Pilot Study Grade 6-Grade 9
    "This mixed methods pilot study investigated the impact of values education on Year Seven students in three Christian K-12 schools in Australia."

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    An Evaluation of Teacher Stressors in an Era of COVID-19 - An Initial Analysis Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “School lockdowns prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic has required teachers to work in a climate of rapid and significant adaptation. In this paper, which is part of a larger study, we provide a summary of the effects the COVID-19 school lockdowns in 2020...

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    An Experience in Teaching Christian Philosophy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How does a Christian teacher teach Christian philosophy to a group of teachers of whom nearly half are Buddhist, Hindu, Animist, agnostic or atheist whilst the other half are Christians from various denominations?" A teacher reflects on methods...

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    An Initial Response to the Gonski Report Review of Funding for Schooling - The Final Report (2011) Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "On Monday, 20th February, 2012, the eagerly awaited Review of funding for schooling—the final report by David Gonski, was released to an assemblage of educational leaders amid tight security in Canberra....The perception of Adventist Schools...

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    Anytime Email and Work-Life Balance - An Exploration into the Views of Adventist Schools Australia Employees Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This study examines the effects of email intrusion on work-life balance from the perspective of a Christian faith-based organisation, which has the additional dimension of espousing a ‘healthy’ balance between work and life. A survey of...

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    Anzacs Were Secular but . . . Soldiers Steeped in Biblically-Informed Worldview had Passive Belief in Diffusive Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "It’s always tempting to see the past in terms of the present, to deny the past its difference. In Australia, perhaps that temptation has been hardest to resist when it comes to Anzac history. In popular imagination and representation, the Anzacs...

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    Are Christian Schools Really Christian? Perceptions of Final Year Pre-service Teachers in Australia Grade 9-Grade 12
    “Final year pre-service teachers at a private provider of Christian higher education were surveyed to discover their perceptions of the special character of a wide spectrum of Australian Christian faith-based schools. . . . The results indicated that...

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    Australia's Medical Marijuana Subterfuge Grade 11-Lifelong
    Medical cannabis has been legally prescribed by Australian physicians for nearly 20 years, yet in a push to legalize marijuana, the media has created the opposite illusion. “This discussion informs educators and potentially their students, particularly...

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    Avondale Creates Community for Christian Early Childhood Educators in Australia 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "Avondale has helped establish the first association for Christian early childhood educators in Australia at an inaugural conference organised and hosted by its Discipline of Education. The inter-denominational Australian Christian Early Childhood...

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    Avondale Scholarship Boosted - Encyclopedia Increases Research Profile Tertiary
    “Articles written by Avondale academics for the new Encyclopedia of Seventh-Day Adventists (ESDA) will significantly increase the university college’s institutional research profile this year.”

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    Back to the Past Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Focuses on the Howick Historical Village in New Zealand, but also suggests benefits of making history real for the students in your own classroom.

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    The Pi Crisis - Skit Grade 7-Grade 12
    Written by 7th grade students, this humorous sketch shares the history of the mathematical concept Pi. Note: Graphics were originally included, but are no longer accessible due to being in an outdated format.

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    A Benevolent Trojan Horse - Sacred Values in a Secular Setting Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, an architect discusses how creative professionals may contribute to the mission of the Christian Church. Drawing on personal experiences as illustrations and using a metaphor as a frame, he describes the "penetration"...

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    A Journey of Cultural Change Preschool-Grade 12
    “This article describes collaborative autoethnographic reflections on the meaning of our decade-long journey as a school community towards reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This has resulted in a heartening cultural change...

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    A Motivation Scaffold to Improve the Learning Engagement of Students Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This study seeks to address [student engagement] and is an examination of the use of a motivational scaffold to assist a cohort of Year Nine students to take greater responsibility for their learning through direct and authentic learning experiences...

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    A Narrative Ministry to a Teenage Bible Class - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem. The Church is failing to communicate its doctrines to teenagers in a familiar, relevant, interesting, and understandable medium. Ministers and teachers are often using abstract language which is inadequate to gain the understanding and...

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    A New Focus Lifelong
    Have you ever wondered what happens to retired teachers? After so many years of experience and accumulated knowledge it is mind boggling to imagine them just disappearing from the scene of action they’ve been a part of for so long. Consider how Peter...

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    A New Framework of Governance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This article presents a new framework for the governance of Christian Schools—a Community Governance Framework that centres on the key roles and relationships contained within that community. Relationships are central to the Community Governance...

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    African Customs and Values That Can Enhance Seventh-day Adventist Missions to South Africans With Specific Reference to the Zulu Cultural Heritage Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study was carried out in KwaZulu Natal Free State Conference (KNFC) which is under the umbrella of South African Union (SAU) in South Africa. The objective was to determine how African customs and values consistent with biblical principles can enhance...

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    Carlot Dorvé - A Dialogue with an Adventist Trumpeter from Haiti Grade 11-Lifelong
    Despite “hardships, and experiencing one setback after another, Carlot kept his goals steady and pursued them with undeterred perseverance. And today Dr. Carlot Dorvé is a music educator, trumpet performer, and recording artist.” In addition,...

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    Church and Transformational Development - The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Its Missiological Orientation in Democratic Nigeria Tertiary-Lifelong
    At the sight of evaluation of various developmental policies in Nigeria, the country that struggles with the issue of identity, social-ethnical-religious segregation, political corruption and underdevelopment, this study proposes the critical roles that faith-based...

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    A Biblical Epistemology for Adventist Scholarship Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper introduces basic epistemological concepts, and "argues that Adventist scholarship not only needs to participate in epistemological studies, but should also develop a Biblical Epistemology as a general hermeneutical framework for disciplinary...

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    Adventist Education and the Challenge of Postmodernism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Will postmodernism become the dominant global ideology of the 21st century or will it turn out to be a passing cultural phase which will self-destruct due to its internal contradictions? Will postmodernism evolve as modernism did as it moved from the...

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    Darwin's God - How Rejecting Design Impacts Biblical Theism Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation considers questions regarding the relationship of Darwinian theory to ethics and morality, and the impact of Darwinism on traditional Christian morality. Presented at the 4th Symposium on the Bible and Adventist Scholarship, in Mexico.

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    Ellen White on the Search for Knowledge and the Experience of Salvation - Why They Must Go Together Tertiary-Lifelong
    Fortin draws on Ellen White's writings in the context written to explore warnings regarding the search for knowledge and truth, and the importance of steadfastness to Adventist teachings. He concludes that "[s]cholarship and teaching must always be directed...

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    Galileo - Revelation, Science, and the Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Comparing today’s evolution/creation clash with other science and religion conflicts can be helpful in suggesting constructive ways of dealing with the tension. Comparisons have been attempted with a round-versus-flat earth dispute, but the evidence...

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    Help I'm a Parent 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Developed by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Family Ministries, this parenting curriculum will encourage and inspire parents to raise their children in a positive way. The website has many additional resources. The DVD and book can be...

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    How College Impacts Student Spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    A review of the role of Adventist colleges in passing on the faith leads to a discussion of the value of assessing spiritual growth, and findings of college impact on student spirituality. Thayer concludes that an inventory is needed for assessing the discipling...

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    Intelligent Design - Friend or Foe for Adventists Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A group of serious scholars in science and philosophy have been building the case that the origin of living things requires a designer. This Intelligent Design movement has been growing since the mid 1990’s1, and continues to be controversial....

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    Linguistics Speak to Biblical Interpretation, Creation, and Babel Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper highlights "the centrality of language to human experience, and shows linguistics to be a science with a lengthy history, reflecting enduring human interest in it... True to its nature, the Bible has essential things to say about linguistics...

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    Religious Faiths and the Problem of Evil - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caesar examines the problem of evil. Religious perspectives on pain and suffering are examined within deistic and atheistic faiths. Major ironies are considered and the Christian perspective explored. Presented at the 4th Symposium on the BibleAdventist Scholarship,...

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    Teaching Truth - A Biblical Paradigm Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper highlights the significance of truth for the Christian worldview, analyzes the inadequacy of representative secular criteria for truth, identifies a Christian response to the truth search, explores various truth issues, examines the dilemma of error...

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    The Biblically Grounded Framework for Social Work Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper explores the Biblical view of social responsibility and suggests a framework for experientially living both the personal and professional mission and vocational calling to engage in social work. In the postmodern sweep of self-aggrandizement,...

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    The Impact of Adventist Schools on Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper combines 18 published and unpublished research studies or reports using 12 data sets to assess the extent to which Adventist schools are accomplishing the core goals of Adventist education. It was presented at the 4th Symposium on the Bible and...

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    Time, Faith, and Fossil Whales Tertiary-Lifelong
    Examining fossil whale evidence, Esperante concludes that "[w]e do not need to accept the evolutionist viewpoint to explain the history of life on Earth as recorded in the fossils. Adventist scholars and teachers do not need to lose their faith because...

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    Blind Spots - Why We Sometimes Can't See Problems With Our Facility Preschool-Lifelong
    While this article discusses church facilities, many ideas apply to Adventist church school maintenance, how to set priorities, how to evaluate the impression the condition of facilities is creating for students and their parents. Practical insights worth...

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    Christian Principles for Assisted Procreation - The Bible and Bioethics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author notes, "The Bible does provide rich resources for bioethics, sufficient for the difficult questions we must face. But this is certainly not apparent unless we can learn to search for the broad principles of God’s Word. If the goal is...

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    Christians and the Environment - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuill explores why the church has been so uncertain of it's place in the "Environmental Movement" and specifically how we as Adventists should relate to the needs of creation, needs that are now made more acute by years of neglect and abuse. Zuill...

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    Giving a Reason for Our Hope - Adventists and Apologetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author seeks to understand apologetics as a witnessing strategy, examine New Testament approaches, outline the biblical mandate and method for doing apologetics, review and evaluate Adventist involvement in apologetics; and look to the future.

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    Human Nature and the Human Predicament - A Comparison of Views of Modern Psychologies and Biblical Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper gives an overview of several historical trends in psychology and provides an evaluation and critique from a Biblical perspective. Topics include: The centrality of values in the practice of psychotherapy; Psychological perspectives of human nature...

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    Issues in Intermediate Models of Origins Tertiary-Lifelong
    The nature of humans and their relationship to God and nature are fundamental issues in the Christian gospel. Scripture and science provide conflicting views on these issues, often producing major tensions within the Church, especially among the more educated...

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    Life Before Death - Contemplating Life when the Earth Was New Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuccarelli examines a collection of scientific observations that may provide a foundation for reconciling Eden with reality. These include recent biochemical, genetic and physiological studies that bear on how long individual organisms may live. From these...

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    NAD Southern Union School Evaluation Instruments and Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Access evaluation forms and additional instrument tools and forms specifically for Adventist schools in the Southern Union. Additional related resources are available under the Administration, Elementary and Early Childhood tabs.

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    Politics - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper is anchored in the belief that Seventh-day Adventists should manifest a presence in temporal politics and governance, in fact, that God has always had representatives in earthly governments for the express purpose of blessing humankind and as a...

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    Sociology - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Matthews argues the case of sociology being an 'ally' of the biblical perspective, while not ignoring the furor it has engendered in the ranks of believers. He first discusses the "bad" side of sociology and then sets out to make an argument for...

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    The Christian Church and Society - Some Functions, Dysfunctions, Conflict, and Interactions Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this paper is to provide, from a sociological perspective, a broad overview of the historical and current interaction between the Christian Church and Society; with an inclusion of the specific contributions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    The Inspiration of Scripture - Word Made Flesh Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The primary 'textbook' of the Christian faith is the Bible...its materials need to be studied fairly and attentively, making sure one is heedful of the wide variety of ways in which different parts of Scripture are written, and also how these relate...

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    The Metanarrative of a Biblical Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    Today the magic of the screens is a more powerful and seductive force than the stars in the universe therefore it is imperative that we reconsider how we deliver schooling, kindergarten through graduate school in order to connect with the minds of the young....

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    The Role of the Church in the Interpretation of Scripture Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson addresses the question "What is the relationship between the church and Scripture?" A number of interrelated issues are connected, including the church and the principle of sola Scriptura, the church and the formation of the biblical canon,...

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    Vocabulary Spelling City NAD Language Arts Word Lists Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Now part of Learning A-Z, Spelling City can be used as a supplemental resource to your Pathways vocabulary & spelling curriculum. The site contains lists for the original Pathways Themes 1-9, or create your own. The program allows students to "hear,...

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    Sexuality And Gender - A Biblical Perspective Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Bible values the characteristics of both sexes, and teaches that the genders should not be inappropriately muddled or mixed."

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    Galimoto - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. When seven-year-old Kondi decides to fashion a galimoto (a generic term for various push-toys made from wires and sticks), his older brother is convinced that a small boy should not undertake...

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    PUC Multi-grade Workshop Resources and More Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From the Pacific Union Conference, these resources include pacing guides, MAP Growth test information, a Pathways multi-grade presentation, science inquiry, and music materials such as cycles and plans, hymns, playing the recorder resources, and printable...

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    Pacific Union ECE Policy Manual Preschool-Kindergarten
    "The Policy Manual is a compilation of policies and provisions relating to the establishment, organization, administration, operation and maintenance of the early childhood education (ECE) programs, which are presently operating and/or contemplating...

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    Visual Bible Movies - Matthew, John & Acts Grade 1-Lifelong
    Did you ever wish that the bible could be presented as a movie without any additions, deletions or editorial commentary? Now it is! The entire Visual Bible's collection of products is built on the vision of bringing the Scriptures to life . . . word for word....

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    Discipling the Whole Student Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The concept of discipleship is often misunderstood solely as something Christians do. We study the Scripture, get baptized, and tell others about Jesus. We must do these things, but we must understand that who we are as disciples is as important as what...

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    Generative AI in Adventist Education - Opportunities and Ethical Considerations Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "As educators, we understand that generative AI has the potential to transform the world into which our students are emerging. Therefore, we must understand its impact and benefits. Given the rapid growth and potential impact of generative AI on academic...

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    JAE Editorial: "Come, Follow Me" Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “The call of Jesus on the Sea of Galilee echoes through time to each one of us today. In a world with so many voices clamoring for our attention, may we hear clearly the One who calls, find confidence in His promise, and be about His mission.” Additional...

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    Dialogue Editorial: Remembering Humberto Mario Rasi Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Humberto Rasi was a mighty oak. He created oxygen so others could breathe and think. The thick limbs of his intellect stretched out in leafy green, providing dappled sunlight in which seedlings could flourish. Through his decades of leadership in Adventist...

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    Halloween - Should We Celebrate? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "The history of Halloween reveals that its celebration has no root in God’s Word. Its pagan origin and practices seem to have been forgotten today and made light of."

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    Human Dignity in the Midst of War Lessons Grade 7-Grade 12
    Help your students become informed global citizens and understand war’s complexities through engaging lessons spanning cultures and time presented at the 2012 NAD teacher convention. Students read and interpret case studies and short stories while listening...

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    Empower Each Student to Explore What's Core with Math on the Floor! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    These handouts from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session provide active math learning experiences.

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    A Student’s Journey With the Prayer Project Grade 11-Tertiary
    “Prayer is not just recognition; it is recognition through self-awareness in tandem with spiritual awareness. And prayer is not just awareness; it is awareness through the practice of education, a process of continual seeking after God and learning more...

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    Environmental Fridays - From Awareness to Action—Addressing the Lamentations of Nature Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Environmental Fridays, a free Zoom-based weekly lecture series, fosters environmental awareness and offers free supplemental multidisciplinary subject content covering physical, social, health, and life sciences. The program also addresses environmental...

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    Growing Professionally in Christ Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Educators often view professional development as attaining outstanding credentials, advanced academic degrees, and excellent research. However, while academic achievement and training are essential, so is attention to our spiritual growth. Intentionally...

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    Humberto Mario Rasi March 23, 1935 - June 28, 2023 Lifelong
    “A tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Humberto Mario Rasi: editor, translator, educator, educational administrator, author, and ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.”

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    The Challenge of Maintaining Impartiality on Adventist K-12 School Boards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Promoting and maintaining impartiality is one of the most essential functions of an effective school board. This article examines some of the threats to impartiality that undermine effective decision-making by school boards and suggests ways to identify...

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    The Prayer Project - Prayer as Theory and Practice in a Literature Class Grade 11-Tertiary
    “Language and human beings’ need for God (and all that is related to God) is the theme of many literary works. As such, The Prayer Project is offered as one pedagogical model that can be integrated into the educational setting to encourage students...

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    Outdoor Education - God's First Book, Our First Classroom Preschool-Grade 8
    See the handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session for "many ideas for taking learning outside the classroom and into God's classroom." The ideas relate to mathematical concepts. Additional resources are available via google drive by...

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    Professional Portfolios for Educators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned how to utilize an online program to create a portfolio using national education standards in addition to personal artifacts and reflections. See the presentations for details.

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    Project Based Learning Essentials Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Are you looking for more student engagement? Would you like to improve learning in the classroom?...Turn average projects into enjoyable, rewarding experiences for both you and your students using real-life problem-solving situations." Resources...

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    Project-based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The presentation and resource list from this 2018 NAD convention workshop will teach you "how to engage students in hands-on projects and meet standards without adding to the curriculum." Also provided is a standards...

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    Scripture Worthy and Complex Text for Close Reading Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Presented at the 2018 NAD convention, these close reading exercises were prepared for three grade level groups: K-2 3-5

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    Service Learning - Connecting Classrooms with Communities Preschool-Grade 12
    With the handout and presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn key components for implementing service learning in your classroom, engage student learners, promote mission-mindedness, and address the NAD standards all while building...

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    Survival of the Fittest - New Teacher Tools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session provided new teachers with "survival kit 'tools' that the presenter has developed to address concerns and share experiences." See the resource page and presentation for tips.

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    The Prayer Experiment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presenter of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session shared about a personal experiment in which he prayed that his students and their parents would receive the Holy Spirit and experience revival. His provided resources include a presentation full of...

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    We Love Number Talks - Let's Talk Math! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With the presentation and handout from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "learn Number Talks procedures and strategies for promoting math number and operation fluency and problem solving for elementary students."

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    What Is an EdChat? Personal Learning Networks on Social Networks Preschool-Grade 12
    With materials from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "learn how to create your own Personal/Professional Learning Network...stop teaching in isolation and find ways to reach out, to create mentoring relationships, and to improve your craft with new...

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    Speaking of Hope Video Series Grade 7-Tertiary
    This series of videos (in Spanish) includes the following titles: Adventists and Mental Health Adventists and Politics Adventists and Marriage Adventists and Postmodernism Adventists and Entertainment Adventists and Abortion Adventists...

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    Biblearc Grade 11-Lifelong
    Biblearc aids in a deeper study of Scripture. Free tools include cross-references, notes, and translation comparison. Online courses are also available for a fee.

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    COVID-19 Resources for Teachers - Online Instruction Preschool-Grade 12
    Provided by the North American Division Office of Education and organized by subject and grade, these resources will help as you transition to distance education. Also included are resources on learning how to teach online, a list of educational companies...

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    NAD Preferred Vendors of Technology Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of recommended technology vendors who provide discounts for North American Division Adventist schools. Log in to the Adventist Education Dashboard Teacher Toolkit for details. As of 2023,...

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    A Sower Went Out to Sow Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The parable of the sower and the seed is a call for self-diagnosis: What is the condition of my heart? Can the seeds of God’s Word survive and bear fruit in my life?"

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    Community Services in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper presents a research of community services in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today in North America. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Loma Linda University Educational Research Index 1978-1985 Tertiary-Lifelong
    A report of formal research conducted by students in the School of Education at Loma Linda University. Some studies may be of importance or interest to teachers, therefore they are made available through the School of Education. This edition of the index references...

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    The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A woodcutter's wounded heart is healed and his faith is restored through a joyful miracle in this holiday classic.

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    The Ideas Library - Discussion and Lesson Starters 2 Grade 8-Grade 12
    Contains nearly 150 riveting, attention-getting openers that will pull your kids into animated discussion on such subjects as discipleship, priorities, television, atheism, the Bible and others.

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    Book Review: Listening in the Morning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In Listening in the Morning: Devotional Readings for Teachers, a collection of 80 devotionals, Trevor Lloyd "has skillfully interwoven the stories of biblical heroes along with the stories of Seventh-day Adventist education pioneers."

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    A Framework to Guide Special Education Practice in Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “Often, teachers working in small private schools raise concerns about what constitutes special-education practice, what types of evidence count as such practice, and the practical ways these can be identified. Classroom teachers working in small private...

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    JAE Editorial: Small Schools - An Asset to Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 10
    This issue focuses on small schools. Additional articles include:Highlighting Excellence in Small Schools Shifting Our Lens: Practical...

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    Adventist Fundamental Beliefs for Children Poster Grade 5-Grade 12
    This 24x36 inch poster "briefly describes the Seventh-day Adventist Church's 28 fundamental beliefs in terms children can understand."

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    Adventist Pioneer Posters Grade 1-Grade 12
    A set of 11 x 17 inch posters featuring a brief biography of five influential North American Adventist pioneers and their impact on the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Each poster has a historical timeline for reference. Pioneers include Ellen and James White,...

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    An Innovation Configuration Map for Integrating Faith in Learning Tertiary
    “This article presents the results of an appreciative inquiry of the integration of faith and learning practices in Adventist higher educational institutions in Southeast Asia….The participants included six experts from four continents, 35 online...

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    Cleversticks - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "Ling Sung does not like school. All of the kids seem to be good at something: Terry can tie his shoes, Manjit can print her name, and Sharon can do up her coat with no buttons left...

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    Come Back, Salmon - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 6: Environment. How a group of dedicated kids adopted Pigeon Creek and brought it back to life.

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    David Livingstone - Africa's Trailblazer - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing the gospel with whomever he encountered. His stamina, perseverance, and dogged...

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    Education Code for Pacific Union Conference Schools Preschool-Tertiary
    The PUC education code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of schools, colleges and offices of education within the Pacific Union of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Elementary English Language Arts Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 language arts classes in North American Adventist schools: Reading...

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    Eric Liddell - Something Greater than Gold - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. A missionary to China and the Olympic runner who inspired the movie Chariots of Fire, Eric Liddell ran the race of faith (1902-1945).

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    Faculty Commons Tertiary-Lifelong
    A ministry of Cru (previously Campus Crusade for Christ), Faculty Commons strives to "help you bring the resources of the university (fellow faculty, grad students, students, and ideas) to the world for the...

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    Faith Integration - The Missing Links Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "While the concept of faith integration, in and of itself, is not the missing link in Christian education, what is heralded as 'faith integration' is often merely a veneer, a sugar-coated secular pill. What is missing is authentic faith integration....

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    Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlations with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs Grade 6-Grade 12
    We examine behaviors involved in family worship, how these behaviors cluster together into specific patterns of family worship, and how these patterns of family worship relate to the behaviors and beliefs of adolescents attending Seventh-day Adventist schools....

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    How to Teach Reluctant Writers How to Write a Five-Paragraph Essay Grade 6-Grade 12
    Designed for teachers of below-grade level junior high and high school students, this 2018 NAD convention presentation taught the "structure of a five-paragraph essay and how to get...students to successfully express their ideas on paper using the five-paragraph...

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    I Am Malala - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren’t allowed to go to the market. They said...

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    Integrating Faith or Fear? Workplace Bullying as a Barrier to Faith and Service Lifelong
    “This paper explores [a] few cultural factors and organizational theories which encourage bullying at the workplace. Also, it argues that workplace bullying, especially in Christian organizations, instills fear instead of faith, and erects social and...

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    Inter-Faith Relation in Nigerian Educational Institutions - A Case Study of Selected Tertiary Institutions in the Ilorin Emirate Tertiary
    “Currently, ethno-religious conflicts have left untold hardships on families and grudges in the minds of many Nigerians. Therefore, if the practices of faith integration and interfaith relation are managed well, it will result in social, economic and...

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    International Journal for Faith Integration Kindergarten-Lifelong
    IJFI is a "bi-annual, double blind peer-review journal of the Institute for Faith Integration, which specifically bestrides the areas of learning, life, and service." Its inspiring vision is "to promote faith integration for the holistic development...

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    Let Your Class Dream with STREAM (Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The handouts from this 2018 NAD convention workshop contain activities that will get you started on creating a STREAM program in your classroom.

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    Making Spanish Class Come Alive! Preschool-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention saw "how activities can work in their classrooms and [learned] how to integrate new apps such as Duolingo and Kahoots to strengthen student learning and empower them to continue their learning outside of class."...

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    Mental Health - The ABS's of Emotions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How can teachers help students understand their emotions but still teach? How can a teacher handle emotional breakdowns in the classroom?" The handout and presentation from this 2018 NAD convention workshop provide "practical applications to...

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    NAD Elementary Fine Arts Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 fine arts courses in North American Adventist schools: Media...

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    NAD Elementary Mathematics Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 math classes in North American Adventist schools: Numbers...

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    NAD Elementary Physical Education Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 physical education classes in North American Adventist schools: Motor Skills Performance...

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    NAD Elementary Science Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 science classes in North American Adventist schools: Life...

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    NAD Elementary Technology Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 technology instruction in North American Adventist schools: Digital...

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    On the Same Day in March - A Tour of the World's Weather - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "This book highlights a wide variety of weather conditions by taking a tour around the world and examining weather in different places on the same day in March. March is a dynamic time...

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    Pacific Union Conference Elementary Curriculum Snapshot Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Published by the Pacific Union Conference, this attractive chart provides links and short descriptions to the 2018 NAD curriculum for various subjects, as well as professional growth options.

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    Sample Student Handbook Policies - Pacific Union Conference Preschool-Grade 12
    Reference this document when developing a school handbook for an Adventist school. Sections to include in North America Division schools are included. Some sections can be used verbatim and other sections refer to information from the Pacific...

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    The Door in the Wall - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. "Ever since he can remember, Robin, son of Sir John de Bureford, has been told what is expected of him as the son of a nobleman: he must learn the ways of knighthood. But Robin's destiny...

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    Toward Christian-Identity Response Theory - Exploring Identity, Spirituality, and Response to Adversity among African American Males Placed at Risk Grade 7-Tertiary
    “Christian-Identity Response Theory adds to limited research integrating spiritual development as a central component of human development across the life span and provides a substantive theory for how spiritual development may lead to transformative...

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    Transmitting Religious Values in Adventist Home Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    This article explores the process of value transmission, particularly in Adventist home education, based on a study of the religious home education experienced by young Seventh-day Adventist adults in their childhood (Kuusisto, 2000). The main aim was to find...

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    Adventist Volunteer Ministries Network Tertiary-Lifelong
    The official missionary volunteer website for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. This site provides a listing of volunteer openings available through a network of leadership of the many volunteer ministries, Adventist churches, schools, and...

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    Amos Fortune - Free Man - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. When Amos Fortune, the son of a king of the At-mun-shi tribe in Africa, was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his...

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    An AIDS Risk Appraisal of Students Attending Seventh-day Adventist High Schools in the United States and Canada Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Since its first recognition in 1981, the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become a global disease of increasing prevalence. Because there is no current cure or vaccination available to effectively prevent AIDS, health education has become an important...

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    Child Guidance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These enduring writings cover the essentials of parenting with chapters on specific building blocks of character such as purity, cheerfulness, self-control, reverence, respect, honest, cleanliness, and courtesy. Includes guidance on how to reach self-denial,...

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    GC Children's Ministries - Harry Potter Grade 1-Grade 8
    This webpage contains two articles which discuss the Harry Potter books from a biblical perspective. Andrews Asks Why tells the story of Andrew and his Aunt Sally who spent time discussing the Harry Potter books. By studying this lesson you will discover...

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    Perceptions and Attitudes of Taiwanese Seventh-day Adventists Toward Seventh-day Adventist Education in Taiwan Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Support of constituent churches is important to schools operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Church has been carrying on a Christian educational program in Taiwan for 35 years. Today the Church has a college and academy on the Island and the enrollment...

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    Southeastern California Conference Educator Links Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download a variety of resources including forms, handbooks, and more.

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    The Impact of student evaluative feedback on the perception of the teaching faculty at Andrews University Tertiary
    Problem: Educational researchers have little consensus of opinion regarding the usefulness of student evaluations and much less of the use of student evaluative feedback as a means of improving teachers' performance. However, because a movement of educational...

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    Vegetarianism in Seventh-day Adventist home economics classes - An exploration of the issue Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church administers the largest Protestant school system in the world. One of the distinctive policies of this system is the endorsement of the vegetarian diet which has been interpreted as the exclusion of meat from schools. This...

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    Scripture Songs Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Are you looking for KJV Bible songs that will elevate your thoughts to the courts of heaven? Scripture Songs that will give you great peace and joy? Folk Bible songs that your children will love and memorize for a lifetime of blessing! Then you have...

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    Dumitru Bortun - A Dialogue With a Romanian Professor of Semiotics Grade 11-Lifelong
    "As a student of philosophy, I realized that life cannot be the creation of chance, human reason is not all-powerful, rational knowledge has inherent limits, and no social or economic scheme can radically change human nature, which remains ‘desperately wicked’...

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    How to Intrinsically Motivate our Teens - Applying Self-Determination Theory in the Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Why are some teens highly motivated while other teens just seem to go through the motions? Self-determination Theory explains why some teens continue to pursue goals in spite of life's challenges and stressors. Competence, autonomy, and relatedness are...

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    Lake Union K-2 Program Manual Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A manual outlining the philosophy and criteria for the establishment of a K-2 Seventh-day Adventist program, is accessible online. It includes general Lake Union requirements pertaining to K, 1 and 2, and specific considerations for this combined grouping....

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    Adding Music and Taste to Fractions Grade 1-Grade 8
    This detailed presentation and accompanying activity from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session covers activities such as "paper folding, making fraction musical tubes, and a process-oriented activity, 'Fraction Breakfast," which can be used to...

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    ByDesign Science for the Multi-grade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop was "designed to help teachers in multi-grade classrooms better utilize the By Design Science program and take advantage of the many inquiry science opportunities available in the program that fit well with the multi-grade...

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    Choose Kindness - A K-12 Anti-Bullying Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session described a school's campaign to created a "school-wide, Christ-like environment based on 'choosing kindness' instead of 'anti-bullying.'" They have made their curriculum freely available, including their...

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    Creative Writing Camps and Classrooms - A Pedagogical Model from Writing to Book Publication Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop provided "a theoretical position for the importance of creative writing for learners and a practical model of a creative writing camp." Provided is a copy of the PowerPoint, as well as information on how to use Bookemon...

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    Developing Creativity in Children Growing Up in a Media Saturated Environment Preschool-Grade 4
    Enjoy the many handouts from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, in which participants learned "how media affects kids and how to be proactive in helping families to protect against the hazards of media culture...techniques to help children get...

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    Easy Steps to Shift Your School to a Data-Driven Decision-Making Model Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "participants [learned] the importance of continuing to shift the paradigm in our schools to a data-driven instructional decision-making model." See files for the presentation, as well as standard score ranges...

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    Educating African American Boys Preschool-Grade 12
    The presentation (in two parts) of this 2018 NAD convention workshop "provides tools for young men to close the education achievement gap between black and white boys....Gain a greater understanding of factors that contribute to the fourth grade failure...

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    Lifeline - A Handbook for Small School Success Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This valuable North American Division small school teacher/principal manual includes checklists, ideas, options, important things to do and remember, problem-solving strategies, teaching strategies, and professional development information. The handbook can...

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    BirdSleuth - Investigating Evidence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Need help with student inquiry? Cornell Lab of Ornithology created this free online BirdSleuth module to help! The module includes lesson plans, journal pages, and online resources that will help your students ask scientific questions, craft and test hypotheses,...

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    Classroom Management Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, Martha Havens provides practical tips and tools to help elementary teachers organize and manage their classrooms. View the powerpoint; download the handouts.

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    Thinking About Retirement? Part A and B Tertiary-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is designed for those approaching retirement from the denominational retirement plans. The in-depth pre-retirement syllabus for the Adventist employee includes Introduction to Retirement Issues; The Financial...

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    Understanding Suicide - Warning Signs, Prevention, and Coping with Loss Grade 5-Lifelong
    Suicide is an ever-increasing option for students in pain. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention seminar includes information about loss by suicide from both a personal and school perspective. An additional handout shares statistics and data recognizing the signs...

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    Ways to Use the Visual Valet Model and Biblical Integration Lesson Template Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Consider using the Visual Valet model and biblical integration lesson plan template as practical tools to intentionally teach from a Christian worldview. This NAD Teachers Convention presentation connects you to easy-to-understand resources. The handout includes...

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    Writing Workshop Mini-Lessons—the Easy Way to Teach Writing! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation previews the Writing Toolkit, a collection of ready-to-use mini-lessons to help teachers provide instruction in Writing Workshops. This tool is part of the Pathways Language Arts curriculum. Whether or not you...

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    All I do in Kindergarten is Play! Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares a thematic approach that makes the transition from home to classroom a significant and enjoyable developmental learning experience. It includes a pictorial presentation of a vibrant classroom, displays,...

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    CognitiveGenesis Grade 1-Grade 12
    The CognitiveGenesis Research Study was an assessment of Adventist academic achievement at the elementary and high school level by Center for Research on Adventist Education at La Sierra University (CRAE).

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    JAE Editorial: The Past and Future of Adventist Nursing Tertiary-Lifelong
    This special issue of The Journal of Adventist Education focuses on Adventist nursing education. In their editorial, Jones and Ramal look at the legacy and future of Adventist nursing. Additional articles include: A...

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    Learning and Teaching Strategies for Foreign Language Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares strategies and methods for second language teaching.

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    Memory Verse Audio for Bible Life Series 1: Belonging to His Family Grade 1-Grade 4
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. These are memory verse audio recording that match up with the texts in the former NAD Bible textbook cycle for Grades 1-4. The theme Series...

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    Memory Verse Audio for Bible Life Series 2: Exploring His Power Grade 1-Grade 4
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. These are memory verse audio recordings that match up with the texts in the former NAD Bible textbook cycle for Grades 1-4. This was the second...

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    Memory Verse Audio for Bible Life Series 3: Accepting His Plan Grade 1-Grade 4
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. These are memory verse audio recordings that match up with the texts in the former NAD Bible textbook cycle for Grades 1-4. This was the third...

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    Memory Verse Audio for Bible Life Series 4: Following His Way Grade 1-Grade 4
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. These are memory verse audio recordings that match up with the texts in the former NAD Bible textbook cycle for Grades 1-4. This was the fourth...

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    NAD Education Taskforce Final Report 2016 Preschool-Tertiary
    In May 2014, an Education Taskforce was charged with examining the K-12 educational system in the North American Division and making recommendations to strengthen the education system on this continent. After two years of research, study, discussion and meetings...

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    NAD Grade 3 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 4 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 5 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 6
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 6 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 6
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 7 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 7-Grade 8
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 8 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 7-Grade 8
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    Research on Adventist Education - EndNote Library 2012 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Access 13 annotated bibliographies, organizing all discovered research on Adventist education by topic. EndNote software is required to access this library. All entries in the EndNote Library are individually entered in Circle. To find the research in Circle,...

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    Transformational Teaching - Adventist Worldview Curriculum Frameworks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Explore "the foundational worldview from which an Adventist teacher delivers the Australian National Curriculum." These curriculum frameworks focus on the "principles, values and threads that undergird and guide what we consider to be real,...

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    JAE Editorial: The Three-legged Stool 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "The Seventh-day Adventist Church has a long and firm tradition of education. Abundant counsel from an inspired source has been given from its early history about the influence of home, church, and school and how these three sources influence student...

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    Interactive Whiteboard Resource List Preschool-Grade 12
    This list links to resources for interactive whiteboards, including games and activities, equipment recommendations, and strategies for use.

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    HPCI - Health Promoting Churches Initiative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Designed for South Pacific Division churches but adaptable to other settings, this "initiative is about promoting healthy lifestyles to our people in the local church and community setting by generating an awareness and interest in Health, providing health...

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    Self-esteem and Its Relationship with the Perception of Learning - The Case of Architecture Students at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Tertiary-Lifelong
    Through a descriptive and correlational study, we sought to determine the association between self-esteem and learning perceived by architecture students at Universidad Autónoma de uevo León. In a stratified probabilistic sampling by semesters,...

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    SPD Accreditation Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Evaluative criteria for the accreditation Seventh-day Adventist Schools in the South Pacific Division. This manual or handbook includes guidelines for the school preparing for accreditation and criteria and forms for the evaluating visitors.

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    Strategic Plan - South Pacific Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Adventist education seeks to be wholistic with students and teachers walking humbly with God, and thus loving mercy and doing what is right (Micah 6:8). God is seen as the ultimate source of existence, truth and life (John 1:1-4, 14:6). Adventist education...

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    The Avondale School and Adventist Educational Goals 1894-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: The Avondale school in its initial era is regarded by some Seventh-day Adventists as the denomination's model school. At the time when the pioneers were establishing the school they spoke and wrote about their educational goals and methods...

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    Turning Points Video Series Kindergarten-Tertiary
    As seen at the 2023 North American Division Educators' Convention, these six informative and captivating videos reflect on the history of Adventist Education.

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    Adventist Mission Kit - Week of Prayer Kindergarten-Grade 12
    North American Division schools, download your free School Mission Kit to help transform your Week of Prayer into a program that's not only inspiring, but also interactive and fun. Most of these presentations are best presented during your Week of Prayer by...

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    Grow My School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Grow My School uses a full range of digital and print marketing solutions to reach families in your area. From digital ads on social media platforms and YouTube to printed resources such as mailings, and recruitment kits, we focus on finding parents...

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    How the Church Works Podcast Grade 11-Lifelong
    These podcasts take "a deep dive into the Inner-Workings of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and why you should care. Each podcast episode explores the forgotten context and history of one aspect of the church - including beliefs, church structure, tithe,...

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    Picture of God - Bible Studies and Audio Experience Grade 11-Lifelong
    "As we discover truths about God, we begin to see more and more of who He is. In other words, we develop 'A Picture of God.' Our goal with the 'A Picture of God' Bible study is to share Jesus, so that anyone who seeks Him can see how wonderful and life-changing...

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    Build on The Rock - Audio Bible Memorization System Grade 9-Lifelong
    This systematic method is designed to build Bible memory and help you be successful at memorizing whole chapters of the Bible. For more ideas including an exclusive Memorize and Color feature, see sister site The...

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    Buried Treasure - Dig Deep Into God's Word Preschool-Grade 8
    Part of the It Is Written ministry, "Buried Treasure is a children’s evangelism program based on the My Place With Jesus Bible Guides to be used alongside an evangelistic series for adults... Children...

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    CREATION Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    Previously known as CREATION Health, "CREATION Life is a faith-based wellness plan for those who want to live healthier and happier lives and share this unique, whole-person health philosophy. By consistently practicing the principles of CREATION Life,...

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    Friendzy - A Biblically Based Friendship Program Preschool-Grade 12
    "Friendzy is a whole-school program teaching friendship and emotional intelligence skills through the lens of scripture. Friendzy's multi-year program provides resources to the school, educators, students and families; this creates a synergistic and supportive...

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    Ministry Spotlight Preschool-Grade 12
    The Ministry Spotlight team writes and edits quality Christian content to save busy principals valuable time. Available services include: -Messages and A/V graphics intended for church bulletins and overhead announcements -Specially designed messages...

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    Mission: Invent Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Join K–12 Seventh-day Adventist student inventors from across North America. WHAT: Work with your classmates to build solutions to real-world problems using the engineering design process. Participate in an invention fair at your school, similar...

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    My Bible First - Leading Children and Youth to Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Four levels of through-the-Bible study guides feature weekly lessons; memory verses; true stories; and review activities. A 6' timeline, posters, flip-charts and other teaching helps produced for Sabbath School lessons may be valuable for classroom lessons....

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    Nicole Parker Books - Books to Grow a Child's Faith Grade 3-Lifelong
    Parker's Tales of the Exodus series is a story-based approach that develops resilient faith to face trials. It will "especially transform the perspective of seekers of every age who have experienced injustice, suffering, or abuse. Journeying through...

  • Christian Resource
    One Mustard Seed Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Guide Magazine author Rich Aguilera offers a variety of media content on his ministry page, as well as listings of in-person events such as his popular Dinosaur Encounter presentation. Available content includes: -God's Great Earth: "a radio...

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    Risk Training Center - Adventist Risk Management 0-2 years-Lifelong
    The Risk Training Center is an exciting new way for Adventist Risk Management,® Inc. (ARM) to offer safety and risk management training to employees and volunteers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through this online learning environment, we offer...

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    School Treasury System Kindergarten-Grade 8
    School Treasury System (STS) is a web-based solution specifically designed for the elementary schools treasury management needs. The Adventist Church Treasury Solutions (ACTS) team continually works to enhance the program and ensure that denominational policies...

  • Adventist Resource
    Your Story Hour Preschool-Grade 8
    Website home of radio show Your Story Hour. Additional resources include Clubhouse magazine; ordering information for Bible story, literary, historical, and other true life digital files and CDs; recorded books; and Adventures in the Holy Bible, (free,...

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    Florida Conference Institute for Leadership and Innovation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    FICIL's desire is to create a future where young dreamers turn into successful innovators, making a positive impact for the future. Browse their website for inspiration for your own school, or consider utilizing the institute's consulting services.

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    LifeTalk Radio Kindergarten-Lifelong
    LifeTalk Radio "offers a variety of family-friendly programs sharing God's message of love and redemption 24/7 and designed to grow your faith, strengthen your relationships and improve your health." For "character-building stories,...

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    My Place with Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This interactive Bible study website was designed by It Is Written for Kids. Twenty-one Bible lessons cover a variety of topics to lead kids to a deepening relationship with Jesus. The site also offers nature nuggets, games, videos, recipes, and the printable...

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    North American Division Stewardship Resources Grade 6-Lifelong
    The NAD Stewardship website offers a variety of resources and interactive tools that assist in personal giving and systematic benevolence. Find stories for children, investment projects, articles on tithes and offering, offertory readings, stewardship newsletters,...

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    The Great Controversy Coloring Book Grade 9-Lifelong
    "This book has beautiful illustrations from a large variety of topics. There is something for almost everyone to color... While you may or may not color every page, we still encourage you to read the whole book so that you will learn, be inspired, and...

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    Helping Your Students to Flourish! 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "Since the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the number of children and adults experiencing anxiety and other harmful/draining emotions. More students of all ages struggle to balance their emotions and develop resilience. Flourish!...

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    James White Library Celebrates Its 85th Anniversary Tertiary
    "The 85th anniversary of the James White Library (JWL) and the current building’s 60th are significant achievements and milestones for the Andrews University community and the global Seventh-day Adventist higher-education system. A summary of the...

  • Adventist Resource
    Phygital Disciple-making - A Response to the Pandemic Grade 5-Lifelong
    "Since the popularization of the Internet, socialization has been happening in the phygital world, a virtual space that bridges the gap between the physical and digital worlds. This model of human interaction intensified during the pandemic. In this article,...

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    The Power of Yet Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "As I stood at the beginning of another school year, I felt more than a little overwhelmed. Truthfully, I was terrified. I know I’m not the only one who has felt this way. We, as educators, are all on a quest to find the 'magic formula' that will...

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    Leadership Strategies and Strategic Planning for Times of Crisis and Beyond Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Implementing strategic leadership is the most reliable way to ensure educational renewal and effectiveness in contemporary Adventist education. Leaders should possess the ability and also commitment to create the values, skills, and attitudes that will...

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    Wherefore Adventist Education? Early Perspectives on the Value of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates a global educational system with 111,476 teachers and 2,064,741 students in 9,589 educational institutions, primary through university. The extent of this school system is a statement of the value that the denomination...

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    Cactus Hotel - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. The intriguing life cycle of the saguaro cactus and the complex web of life that characterizes the North American Sonoran desert is effectively explored in this involving picture book. The author's...

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    Creation Lab Video Series Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Experience different aspects of God's creation through this educational series of short videos. Review each of the days of creation week to discover lessons in physics, chemistry, biology, and the Bible, through engaging experiments and illustrations."

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    Geoscience Research Institute Videos Grade 5-Lifelong
    These free online science videos are produced from a creationism viewpoint. Each of the categories on the main page contain multiple videos. Categories include: Seeking Understanding, Design in the Galapagos Islands, Clash of Ideas, Thinking Creation, Biology...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Clergy - Understanding Stressors and Coping Mechanisms Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This article examines the extent and types of clergy stress, the strategies used in coping with stressors, and the relationship between stressors and coping mechanisms in a sample of 261 Seventh-day Adventist pastors in North America. The results indicate...

  • Adventist Resource
    Small Steps - The Year I Got Polio - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. The author describes her battle against polio when she was thirteen and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects.

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    The Relationship Between Students' Perceptions of the Teaching and Learning Process and Academic Performance in Science of Seventh and Eighth Graders Enrolled in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study investigated student perceptions of 7th and 8th grade Adventist science education programs and their relationship to achievement in science as defined by performance on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Findings revealed that students held generally...

  • Christian Resource
    American Bible Society Grade 1-Lifelong
    The American Bible Society seeks to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message.

  • Adventist Resource
    Continuous School Improvement Plan Instructions, Sample and Template Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Continuous School Improvement (CSI) Plans are a vital outcome of the accreditation process. A CSI Plan answers the question: 'How are we going to get to where we want to be?' in the continuous school improvement cycle.'"

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    Inspired Class Blog Kindergarten
    Educator Deborah Park shares ideas, activities, and learning tools through her Inspired Class Blog for teachers. Adaptable hands-on teaching ideas for subjects including art, Bible, language arts, history, science, spelling, and technology for grade 6 are included.

  • Christian Resource
    With - Inclusion Resources Grade 9-Lifelong
    Previously named Friendship Ministries, With's mission "is to provide resources that support faith formation and congregational inclusion with individuals with disability... We seek to build church communities where congregations are truly with...

  • Adventist Resource
    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle, and Change in Adventist Education, Part I Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Has the leopard changed its spots? Why do Adventist schools now differ so dramatically from the earlier ones? What has been the nature of change in Adventist education? These questions repeatedly arose while Floyd Greenleaf was writing In...

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    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle, and Change in Adventist Education, Part II Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this second of a two-part series, the author focuses on the underlying principles of Adventist education and how change relates to them. The first article, Has the Leopard Changed its Spots?, reflected on the topic...

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    A Comparative Study Between the Black and White Seventh-day Adventist Seminarians Concerning Their Attitudes and Perceptions of Their Ministry Relative to Selected Social and Theological Issues Tertiary
    Problem: The integration of theological studies with the practical aspects of the ministry is a desirable goal which the Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks to nurture within its seminary. The problem this study addresses is the lack of available data...

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    A Comparative Study of African Adventist Youth and Drugs Tertiary
    Drug use among young Seventh-day Adventist youth in recent years has been on the rise. This study was conducted among African Adventist youth in an effort to determine what the current needs are with regard to drug prevention. Surveys were the instrument used...

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    A comparative study of critical thinking skills, dogmatism and American college testing program scores of Seventh-day Adventist college freshmen graduated from church related and public secondary schools Tertiary
    Problem: Development of critical thinking skills is commonly accepted as a desirable outcome of secondary education, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has also accepted this as one of the goals for its educational system. It was the purpose of the present...

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    A comparative study of dating and sexual behaviors of senior male and female students attending boarding academies in the Lake Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The purpose of this study was to determine if there were differences of perception between senior males and females regarding dating and sexual behaviors. Method: Two-hundred and twelve questionnaires were collected from the...

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    A Comparative Study of the Concept of Atonement in the Aboakyer Festival of the Effutu Tribe in Ghana and the Yom Kippur Festival of the Old Testament - Implications for Adventist Mission Among the Effutu Tertiary-Lifelong
    This research aims to develop a missiological model based on a comparative study of the OT Yom Kippur festival and the Effutu Aboakyer festival that will potentially facilitate a more effective Adventist mission among the Effutu who maintain allegiance to...

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    A Comparative Study of the Distribution of Spiritual Gifts - Among Seminary Students and Other Graduate and Undergraduate Students at Andrews University Tertiary
    Problem: Recently, considerable interest in spiritual gifts has developed and many scholars have attempted to measure them. This study was to determine whether spiritual gifts distribution is related to a specific demographic profile, and discriminates...

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    A Comparative Study of the Learning Styles of Southeast Asian and American Caucasian College Students on Two Seventh-day Adventist Campuses Tertiary
    Problem: While much research has been conducted on learning style in the United States, no known empirical study has been done to compare the learning styles of Asian and Caucasian students on Seventh-day Adventist campuses. Therefore, the purpose of...

  • Adventist Resource
    A Comparison of Faith Maturity and Denominational Loyalty in Seventh-Day Adventist Students at Public and Parochial High Schools in the Mid-America Union Based on the Valuegenesis Study Tertiary-Lifelong
    This quantitative study replicated and validated the Valuegenesis study in the Mid America Union from 1990. Results showed that Adventist students who feel positive about their home and church do not show a significant difference in their faith maturity and...

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    A Comparison of the Adult Bible Study Guide of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and a Prototype Guide Designed to Promote Spiritual Growth Tertiary-Lifelong
    A study was conducted among Seventh-day Adventist adults who use the Adult Bible Study Guide. The purpose of the study was to measure the impact that the use of the Bible Study Guide had on the spiritual growth of those who used it as compared to a study guide...

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    A Comparison of the Christian Attitudes and Behaviors Between Those Adventist Church Members Who Regularly Read Ellen White Books and Those Who Do Not Tertiary
    This paper is a report on the differences between church-attending Seventh-day Adventist Christians who regularly read Ellen White and those who do not. The report contains information about their personal religious experiences as well as their views about...

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    A comparison of the effectiveness of teaching and non-teaching principals in Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    This study investigated the perceived effectiveness of "teaching" and "non-teaching" principals in the Seventh-day Adventist secondary educational system. Perceived effectiveness was provided by teachers who worked for randomly selected...

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    A Comparison of the Health Beliefs of Florence Nightingale and Ellen G White and the Incorporation of Them into Their Respective Schools of Nursing Tertiary
    This study explored the similarities and differences of the health beliefs of Ellen G. White and Florence Nightingale and how these beliefs were incorporated into each of their respective schools of nursing, the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St....

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    A Comparison of the Role Expectations of the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Selected Universities in Michigan as Perceived by Five Status Groups Tertiary
    Problem: The university board chairperson performs many tasks in his/her position. However, it appears that there is a lack of consensus on the chairperson's role. Therefore, this study was concerned with the role expectations of the board chairperson...

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    A Comparison of Values of Board Chairmen and Educational Administrators in Seventh-day Adventist Residential Academies Colleges and Universities in the United States of America and Canada Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: An important concern of administrators is assessing the role of values in education. A high degree of values congruency between board chairmen and educational administrators seems essential for educational institutions to function effectively....

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    A Compilation of Studies Related to Seventh-day Adventist Youth and Young Adults and their Attitudes toward Spirituality and the Church Tertiary
    This paper is a partial report that attempts to assemble studies, from a variety of sources, that relate to how youth and young adults view their Church, its beliefs, and its practices.

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    A Conceptual Model for the Professional Practice of Seventh-day Adventist Educational Administration Based on the Proclamations of the Three Angels of Revelation 14 Tertiary
    Problem: Since the Seventh-day Adventist administrator must define a suitable mode of practice, the question must be addressed; does the Seventh-day Adventist religion require a distinctive mode of practice or simply suggest a characteristic approach...

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    A Challenge for the New Teacher Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Teaching is a holy commission and a ministry. Ralph M. Coupland shares three essential perspectives every Christian teacher should revisit often: each student is a creation of God; each subject provides the opportunity to understand God's creation; each student...

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    A Christian Approach to Biology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Gibson discusses how biology "touches our lives in important ways-- ranging from molecular biology to principles of health, and from the diversity of plants and animals to concern for the environment. But the philosophical context in which these topics...

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    A Christian Approach to Teaching Ecology. . . Or Is It Environmental Science? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explains how ecology, a multidisciplinary science, is easily integrated with other disciplines and faith. An outline of how ecology may be used to reach an understanding of humanity's relationship with nature, with one another, and the Creator is...

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    A Close Reading of Bigger Thomas Tertiary-Lifelong
    African American author Richard Wright portrays his characters in Native Son in a stereotypical manner. Dorothy Patterson's paper examines the stereotypical expectations surrounding Richard Wright's black protagonist and two major white characters.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Do You Want to Be A Church Leader? Tertiary-Lifelong
    In response to this question, the author considers characteristics such as "a personal experience with Jesus; being a witness to the resurrection; being of good repute; and being filled with the Spirit, wisdom, and faith."

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    2017-2018 Global Church Member Survey Concerning the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Reach the World 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Meta-Analysis – Final Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report is an overall analysis of the omnibus data set for the 2017-2018 Global Church Member Survey (GCMS). The purpose of this report is to 1.focus on key Reach the World Objectives using 2017-2018 GCMS items; 2. report patterns from each world division...

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    2019 Chosen International Camporee Exit Survey Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report presented the responses of the exit survey of 2019 Chosen International Camporee of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It summarized participants’ demographics, their activities at the Camporee and their ratings on the arrangements of the...

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    3ABN Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Three Angels Broadcasting Network (3ABN), a supporting ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist church, is a 24-hour Christian Television and Radio Network commissioned to reach the world with the everlasting gospel of Jesus Christ. Radio and TV programming is...

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    54 Questions About Tithes and Offerings Grade 8-Lifelong
    Learn more about tithes and offerings and why God commanded that we pay them.

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    A Model for Mentoring the Millennials of the Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church to Perform Relevant Urban Ministry in Harlem Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The purpose of this project was to provide a model that equips the millennials of the Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church with the skills to do relevant urban ministry in Harlem through the use of mentoring relationships."

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    A Believer's Approach to the Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    "We are all believers. Christians, Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, atheists, agnostics, ecologists, terrorists--everyone believes in someone or something. A religious person believes in the existence of God; an atheist believes that nothing exists but matter...

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    A Biblical Foundation for Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores the Biblical basis on which Adventists ground their support for the integration of faith and education. Scripture presents the formation of the Christian mind, the comprehensiveness of life and learning, and the interconnectedness of...

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    A Biblical Look at MacBeth Grade 11-Grade 12
    In this activity students take a Biblical look at Macbeth. Much of the drama of Macbeth focuses on how he responds to the prophecies he receives. Students look up biblical responses to do with prophecy or commandments, investigate Bible characters, compare...

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    A Biblical-Christian Approach to Teaching Philosophy of Science - A Proposal Tertiary-Lifelong
    Thomas proposes a course in Philosophy of Science. "The Philosophy of Science class is an earnest effort to instill in our students faith and a desire to search the scriptures and find truth." This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian...

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    A Boy Named Beckoning - The True Story about Dr. Carlos Montezuma - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "This is the true story of a Yavapai boy called Wassaja. In his language, this name meant “Beckoning.” Wassaja was only five years old when Pima Indians kidnapped him and sold...

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    A Brief History of Seventh-day Adventists Grade 9-Lifelong
    From the denomination's founding to the present, the reader is taken step-by-step through the development of the Seventh-day Adventist church. At the focal point is the missiological burden that literally propelled Adventism into every corner of the earth....

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    A Call to Restore God's Justice Tertiary-Lifelong
    The importance of living what you preach is shown through out the article in personal and historical reflection. Touches on the issues of Eschatological Living as well as Prophetic Living and how the two should be combined to create a rounded example to others.

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    Three Adventist Songs - City Sabbath, When the Day is Dawning, and Excelling in Christ Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The sheet music for three songs written by Elder Trevor H C Baker, of the Northeastern Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in the USA. City Sabbath and When the Day is Dawning are written in a hymn style while Excelling in Christ is a...

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    10 Reasons Adventist Schools Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This brief overview explaining the benefits of Adventist Education can be downloaded to print as an English or Spanish flyer. The list includes spiritual focus, student-teacher ratio, academic achievement, tailored curriculum, family atmosphere, involved parents,...

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    10 Reasons Adventist Schools Work - JAE Preschool-Tertiary
    Reprinted and used with permission from North American Division Office of Education, this list describes ten important ways Adventist education benefits students.

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    100 Creative Prayer Ideas for Kids Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Do you or your children struggle to know what to say when asked to pray? Is prayer time becoming routine around your house--even boring? Karen Holford shares 100 creative prayer ideas that are guaranteed to make time with Jesus interesting, meaningful, and...

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    100 Quick and Easy Worship Ideas for Kids Kindergarten-Grade 8
    For busy, tired, and overstretched parents everywhere who long to share God creatively with their families, Karen Holford shares 100 worship ideas that will transform your family time with Jesus.

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    101 Quick Attention-Getters for Children's Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 5
    These fidget busters are designed for the squirmers in your class! You can energize students with innovative activities and then return to your planned lesson.

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    1993 Signs Readership Survey and Demographic Analysis Tertiary
    This paper reports a readership survey of the magazine Signs of the Times. Its purpose was to measure the attitudes and demographics of its readers.

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    1997-98 Local Church Usage and Evaluation of ACN Tertiary-Lifelong
    In 1994, the Adventist Church in North America created a satellite network, the Adventist Communications Network, to link its congregations. This report is based on 364 telephone interviews in 1998.

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    1998-99 Church Resources Needs Assessment Tertiary
    This report is based on a needs assessment survey of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. The purpose of the study is to establish what resources the NAD needs to develop for the future. The data for the study was collected from pastors and...

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    2003 Survey of Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of members of the Sligo Church in 2003. A questionnaire was used to collect the data.

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    2004 Congregations Study for the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study examined the practices of North American Adventists with the goal of assisting church leadership in decision-making. Using survey information from 1689 participants, researchers analyzed several areas including the churches: demographics, witnessing...

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    2007 Bermuda Congregational Survey Tertiary
    The Bermuda Conference of Seventh-day Adventists commissioned the Center for Creative Ministry to conduct a survey of church members. The results and findings provide great insight for church administrators seeking to improve ministerial efforts.

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    2007 Survey of the People in the Pews Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of the people in the pews conducted for the Medina Seventh-day Adventist Church. Questionnaires were used to collect the data. It is mainly focused on church growth.

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    2009 Annual Survey of Members Ohio Conference Tertiary
    This PowerPoint examines the results of a survey conducted on behalf of the Ohio Conference. Members of the church were surveyed to assess the needs, spiritual development and direction of the church.

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    2010 Annual Survey of Members Ohio Conference Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the annual survey of church members in 2010 in the Ohio Conference. A source of data was a random sample of church attendees.

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    2010 British Columbia Conference Survey Tertiary
    This presentation measures the spiritual vitality and health of the congregations in British Columbia. A survey was given to 1,009 members on a given Sabbath and provided a large research with a wealth of knowledge on the state of the church.

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    2010 Spiritual Life Survey Southern Adventist University Tertiary
    This presentation measures the spiritual vitality and health of the students attending Southern Adventist University in 2010. The results from the survey provided researchers with a wealth of knowledge on how to promote, nurture and empower young adults.

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    2011 Spiritual Life Survey Southern Adventist University Tertiary
    This presentation measures the spiritual vitality and health of the students attending Southern Adventist University in 2011. The results from the survey provided researchers with a wealth of knowledge on how to promote nurture and empower young adults.

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    A Profile of Greater Denver Colorado Tertiary
    This paper provides a profile of Greater Denver. It is a source of demographic information that is useful for identifying locations that hold the greatest promise for new church planting or continued church growth.

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    A Study of the Attitudes of Seventh-day Adventist Members in the Greater Toronto Area Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the Greater Toronto Area. The first phase was a demographic study of greater Toronto, including such items as location of churches, ethnic mix, and prime locations for new churches. The second phase was a survey of attitudes of...

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    A Study of the Attitudes of the Adventist Church Members in Taiwan Toward the Support of Seventh-day Adventist Christian Education Tertiary
    Problem: The Seventh-day Adventist denomination has developed a school system to serve the individual needs of its members and general needs of the church. From 1972 to 1986, the educational work of the Adventist church in Taiwan has declined steadily. This...

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    Attitudes, Beliefs and Perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist Secondary School Educators in the Philippines Tertiary
    Purpose: This study undertook to determine in quantifiable terms the attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions of the 295 educators of the secondary schools operated by the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church in the Philippines. It endeavored to assess the educators'...

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    IAD School Board Manual for Secondary Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    This School Board Manual for Secondary Schools covers school constituencies, school operating boards, general school policies and practices, personnel, finance, and curriculum. FAQ, school board members' qualifications, code of ethics, and philosophy of education...

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    Ingredients of an Effective Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Richard Osborn conducted research identifying the ingredients of the most successful elementary, secondary, and K-12 schools in the North American Division, comparing those results with general effective school research. Grade your own school compared to the...

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    My Mother's Legacy - A Passion for Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares how an Adventist educator showed deep dedication to both her students and her own family.

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    Perception of Values Relating to Character Development - A Study of College Students Views on a Seventh-day Adventist Campus Tertiary
    Problem: The most important concern of Seventh-day Adventists is the proper and fullest development of character. This study investigates perception patterns on character values and factors influencing positive character development held by subjects...

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    ABIDE - A Spiritual Master Plan for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This Spiritual Master Plan Guide is not just about events or a Bible curriculum, but rather seeks to show how a wholistic approach to everything we do can make all the difference to the spiritual lives of those in our school community." The principal...

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    Adventist Education Marketing Resources - North American Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Available to promote Adventist education and your local school are fliers, brochures, church bulletin inserts and posters. Additional resources such as education sermons are also provided.

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    Christian Education in Chile - Is the Seventh-day Adventist System at Risk ? Tertiary
    Diverse perspectives with respect to Christian Education constitute a potential path for misunderstanding and contradictions; this study considers this situation in the context of a Seventh-day Adventist Christian system with students and parents from different...

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    Ellen G. White and Adventist Studies Post-Graduate Certification Tertiary-Lifelong
    Read details and eligibility for the Ellen G. White and Adventist Studies Post-Graduate Certificate, "an academic program requiring three years of study on an annual intensive basis beyond the Masters level, or at least concurrent with a Masters program....

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    End It Now Resource for Students - There's No Excuse for Abuse Grade 7-Tertiary
    The North American Division section of the enditnow campaign has provided a printable poster or brochure specifically for teens, focusing on preventing relationship and dating violence.

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    Fundraising - Higher Education Management Series Tertiary
    Focusing on fundraising, "this monograph is the fourth in a series produced by the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. The series intends to provide an orientation to major issues in higher education and is written...

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    Gymnastics Safety Manual Grade 9-Tertiary
    From the North American Division, a guide and a resource to coaches and administrators in our Seventh-day Adventist Schools for the safety and wellbeing of their gymnasts. Sample forms and supplier information are included.

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    Handbook for Principals of Seventh-day Adventist Schools - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Available as a pdf or an interactive online version, this North American Division resource assists school administrators in meeting their responsibilities as educational leaders in the Adventist K-12 school system in North America. Topics include: Leadership;...

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    Home and School Association Handbook Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This NAD manual is designed to assist churches in organizing Home and School associations as well as to provide information needed by the officers of the associations to fulfill their duties effectively. Includes the purpose, objectives and responsibilities...

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    NAD Adventist Education K-12 Leadership and Teacher Standards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of the Teacher and Leadership Standards … is to serve as a resource for Adventist teachers, educational leaders, and teacher education programs to guide and align professional practice in relation to the development of policies and...

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    NAD Mental Health Training Toolkit for Educators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Equipping educators with the right tools to support children/students and their families who are experiencing personal problems. This toolkit is intended to awaken awareness, and not to train educators to diagnose or treat any mental health condition."

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    NAD Professional Growth Book Lists and Videos Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find annual lists outlining the books NAD teachers may select from to earn a Professional Growth Certificate for each school year. Also included on this page are short video clips focusing on "various aspects of Seventh-day Adventist education, including...

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    Portrait of Adventist Educators Tertiary
    A survey of recent research concerning the attitudes, perceptions, motivations, and characteristics of teachers and administrators in Adventist schools. Valuegenesis is one of the research projects. Topics covered are quality of Adventist schools, teachers...

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    Power in Religious Organizations - A Study of Principals Perspectives as Seen in Three Religious High Schools in Michigan Tertiary
    Problem. Power is a phenomenon that is known to almost everyone, and is evident in any relationship that involves at least two individuals. Despite its inescapability, not many individuals are aware of its nature and characteristics and how it displays itself,...

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    Academy Safety and Security Checklist Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This thorough checklist from the Atlantic Union covers categories including exterior and play area, interior, development/enforcement of policies, procedures for data collection, intervention and protection plans, staff development, opportunities for student...

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    Acquainting Agriculture - Grow to Know Him Grade 1-Grade 12
    The Acquainting Agriculture Curriculum began with the dream of creating a program to enable educators to successfully integrate agriculture into their school curriculums. The goal is to connect students with their Creator. The curriculum is a divided into...

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    Child Development Center Quarterly Inspection Form - Atlantic Union 0-2 years-Preschool
    Use this comprehensive safety inspection form from the Atlantic Union Conference as a reference while creating your own resource.

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    Collaborative Ministry - Pastors and Educators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how pastors and educators can work together to help the church school thrive. Resources are divided into the following categories: Getting Involved with Your School Community Care & Involvement Becoming a Community Center Worshiping...

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    Crisis Management Guide - Southern Union 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "This crisis management plan is designed to help us operate effectively and on one accord. It includes our guiding principles for operating during a crisis, the types of crises we should be prepared for, message points about the Adventist Church, contact...

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    Early Childhood Education - Risk Management Loss Control Guidelines 0-2 years-Preschool
    According this comprehensive guide's statement of purpose, "the purpose of the standards contained in this document is to provide minimum guidelines of health and safety to be followed in the operation of Seventh-day Adventist early childhood programs."

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    Early Childhood Education Programs - Southern Union Education Code 0-2 years-Preschool
    This 18-page document is the portion of the Southern Union's Education Code relevant to early childhood education programs.

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    ECE Sample Parents' Handbook - Southern Union 0-2 years-Preschool
    Use this comprehensive document as an example while creating your own handbook for center families.

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    Elementary Video Library - Week of Prayer Videos Kindergarten-Grade 12
    No budget for a special Week of Prayer speaker? Use these videos with 5 action packed video spiritual lessons geared to elementary or secondary students. Several are hosted by Randy Fischell, editor of Guide magazine. With high speed internet access, your...

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    Fantastic Field Day Flings Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This book is a compilation of ideas and resources for track-and-field day, spirit day and other sport-related events.

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    Health and Safety Standards - Seventh-day Adventist Early Childhood Programs 0-2 years-Preschool
    This document contains rationale and detailed standards in the area of health and safety as well as physical environment.

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    Home and Center Association - Early Childhood Education 0-2 years-Preschool
    Published by the Southern Union Conference, this handbook explains the why and how of a home and center association in an early childhood setting. "Education leaders, pastors, church officers, senior citizens, singles and all church members should be...

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    NAD Physical Education Resources Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Find information related to standards, curriculum, elements, glossary, resources, and equipment.

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    NAD REACH Inclusion Resources Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The REACH (Reaching to Educate All Children for Heaven) website and manual provide information for teachers on inclusion, characteristics and accommodations...

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    NAD World Languages in Secondary Classrooms Grade 9-Grade 12
    This North American Division page includes links to carefully vetted French and Spanish resources, as well as games, quizzes, and projects.

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    Pathways 2.0 - NAD Integrated Language Arts Website Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Find resources to successfully implement the North American Division integrated language arts program for elementary English studies. Pathways is organized around two central features: cross-curricular themes and a scope and sequence of strategies. This program...

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    Pathways Original - NAD Integrated Language Arts Website Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Note: This website is for the original program, not Pathways 2.0. Many components may still be useful. See current Pathways 2.0 resources here. Find resources to successfully implement the NAD integrated...

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    School or Center Safety and Emergency Comprehensive Plan Template - Southern Union 0-2 years-Grade 12
    Use this detailed document to form your own safety/emergency plan for a school or early childhood education program.

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    Test I - Basic Keyboarding Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This assessment instrument has been separated into two tests: Test I - Basic Keyboarding and Test II - Keyboarding and Document Production. Based on the varying secondary school programs, the academy business/computer...

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    Test II - Keyboarding and Document Production Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This assessment instrument has been separated into two tests: Test I - Basic Keyboarding and Test II - Keyboarding and Document Production. Based on the varying secondary school programs, the academy business/computer...

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    K-2 Multi-Grade Bridge Kindergarten-Grade 2
    From the Southern Union Conference, "K-2 BRIDGE is an option for K-1 or K-2 multi-grade teachers trying to teach Pathways 1-2 and the new Kindergarten Stepping Stones. Both can be accomplished by teaching one core book using one Daily Lesson Guide. All...

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    Early Childhood Education Start Up Package 0-2 years-Preschool
    Provided by the Southern Union Office of Education, this 38-page document provides guidelines for the opening of an early childhood education and care program. A similar Spanish version is also available.

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    ECE Sample Parent Handbook - Pacific Union 0-2 years-Preschool
    From the Pacific Union Conference, this is an example of a comprehensive parent handbook for use in early childhood education programs.

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    Education Code for Southern Union Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    This code is a compilation of policies relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and operation of early childhood, elementary and secondary schools within the Southern Union Conference in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Interviewing Workers for Early Childhood Education & Care - Southern Union 0-2 years-Preschool
    This helpful collection covers tips on finding candidates, writing a clear job description, telephone pre-screen, interviewing best practices, hiring do's and don'ts, candidate evaluation, lawful and unlawful interviewing guidelines, and helpful questions.

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This Southern Union School Board Manual contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. The materials in this manual are in harmony with the information and policies of the North American Division and...

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    Southern Union Employee Handbook for Child Development Center Preschool-Grade 2
    The Southern Union Employee Handbook for Child Development Centers is a model for use in developing a handbook of employment policies for local hire staff and volunteers in an early childhood education and care center or school. This manual outlines policy...

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    Southern Union K-12 Educational Employment Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The 98 page Southern Union Employment Manual draws the major employment policies related to K-12 educational personnel from the Education Code K-12 of the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Adventus 21 Tertiary-Lifelong
    Purchase academic books, journals, and videos supporting the Biblical-Christian worldview through this Adventist digital bookstore after selecting Spanish, English, French, or Portuguese.

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    School Board Member Quick Start Guide Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This Quick Start Guide for School Board Members is full of important information to help you fulfill your responsibilities to the church school. This guide contains a job description, instructions for getting started, tips for maintaining a successful...

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    Students Tell the World Evangelistic Outreach Grade 5-Grade 12
    "Students Tell the World is the [Atlantic Union Conference] Office of Education’s support for Student/Youth/Child Evangelism. The ways that students share their love of Jesus is as varied as there are children in our school and churches. Each student/child...

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    The 5 C's of Christianity Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Presented in sentence form with motions or as a voice choir, the five C's are creation, conflict, commandments, crucifixion, and coming again. A YouTube example is also provided.

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    The Development and Validation of the Growing Disciples Inventory (GDI) as a Curriculum-aligned Self-Assessment for Christian Education Grade 7-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this curriculum study was to develop and validate the Growing Disciples Inventory (GDI) as a curriculum-aligned self-assessment for Christian education. Using a mixed methods approach, the GDI was constructed in the first phase of this...

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    The Ultimate Guide to a Brain-Friendly Instruction and Learning Space Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Prepared by an Adventist teacher, this extensive guide is all about applying the science of learning by bringing balance to your learning space and instruction. Your students’ brains need a classroom environment and instruction that: Energize-Engage...

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    A Reason for Reading Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Ninety-five short leveled readers designed to effectively teach reading skills to young students. Values-based stories make reading FUN, while teaching young readers powerful reading strategies. Available in several series by level or topic (scripture stories,...

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    Adventist Teacher Connect - Open Your Classroom, Connect to the World Preschool-Tertiary
    In this session from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators from Canada, "explore Adventist Teacher Connect, a platform for PreK-12 teachers, and discover ways to collaborate and interact with other Adventist teachers and classrooms. Empower...

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    Discipleship Tree Grade 9-Lifelong
    "This website is dedicated to the Biblical understanding and practice of discipleship in contemporary and international culture. It has both Biblical and practical material to help grow disciples. It shows how discipleship can be applied to the Holy Spirit,...

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    Faith, Wisdom, and Service to the Next Level Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This keynote address from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada centers on taking faith, wisdom, and service to the next level.

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    Grace, Noted Grade 11-Lifelong
    Jane Marshall is a composer of choral music, a hymnist, poet and teacher. This is her collection of homilies, essays and hymns.

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    Hope Channel Grade 1-Lifelong
    The Hope Channel is a Christian television network that seeks to bring everlasting hope to people around the world. We believe true inner peace and contentment is found in Jesus Christ. Our programming is designed to help people experience the abundant life...

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    Indigenous Resources for Schools Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "One of the biggest challenges to implementing truth and reconciliation in the classroom setting is finding quality resources that are age and geographically appropriate. The other is understanding how non-Indigenous people teach about Indigenous history,...

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    Inductive Bible Studies Grade 3-Grade 12
    In the words of this presenter from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada, "I love learning how to learn to read and study the Bible. It took me the first while of my work as a pastor to learn how to study and now I'm learning...

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    Journey to Joburg - A South African Story - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa's apartheid. Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old...

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    Laymen Ministries Catalog Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A wide range of Adventist print and media publications can be purchased online through this independent ministry.

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    National Account Program Preschool-Lifelong
    The National Account Program is a service of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist under the direction of the treasury department in Silver Spring, Maryland. The combined purchasing power of the church enables us to negotiate exceptional contract...

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    Risk Management for Schools - School Safety Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Presented by a representative from Adventist Risk Management, this recording from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada has four parts: Part 1 – Pillars of Risk Management Part 2 – Physical Plant & Life Safety Part...

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    Teacher Mental Health - Let's Be Real! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Presented by the director of Andrews University's International Center For Trauma Education & Care, this 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada recording addresses the following questions: "We worry and are intentional about the...

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    Three Angels for Kids Preschool-Grade 12
    This session from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada presents "the new, integrated curriculum that will draw your students closer to Jesus and make them better readers, writers, and critical thinkers! Discover lessons that are...

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    Trauma Informed Educating Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This general session from the 2021 virtual teacher's convention for educators from Canada focuses on "understanding the impact of trauma and toxic stress on the brain. Come and learn to create an environment for restoration and healing. Practical perspectives...

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    Vegetarian Nutrition Information Grade 5-Lifelong
    Sponsored by the Andrews University Nutrition Department, this site provides a wealth of information on vegetarian nutrition topics, from news bytes to position papers, texts and research. Topics include: foods (soy, whole grains, dairy, coffee, herbs), chronic...

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    Virtual Science Labs Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Spiral Community is a collaborative curriculum development ecosystem designed for the interactive age of learning. This [2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada] presentation will be an overview of the tool, and a tour through the various...

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    You and the Difference Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Recorded during the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for Canadian educators, this devotional "focuses on the fact that you can make a difference regardless of your circumstances."

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    A Guide for School Board Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this manual is to assist individuals to become effective school board members and provide boards with the tools to operate successfully. Conference superintendents of schools and local administrators are encouraged to use this manual for...

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    Atlantic Union Conference Emergency Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Published by the Atlantic Union Conference, this manual provides guidance to the principal, staff, and school board on how to prepare for and react in various emergency situations on campus and during field trips. See also AU's School...

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    Atlantic Union Conference Pastors and Teachers Manual Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The Atlantic Union Conference Pastors and Teachers Manual provides pastors and teachers with the tools for a team approach to integrating Adventist education into church life as a means of preparing children and youth to be Christ’s disciples on...

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    Atlantic Union Handbook for Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Atlantic Union Conference Handbook for Teachers is a practical guide (resource) to assist the teacher in the daily operation of a classroom. Much of the content in this Handbook is additional information to that found in the K-12 Education Code or...

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    Atlantic Union Teacher Assistant Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual provides written guidelines for the teacher assistant (TA), the teacher who is supported by a teacher assistant, and the local school board, operating within the Atlantic Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in North America.

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    Early Childhood Education and Care Start-up Kit 0-2 years-Preschool
    Published by the Atlantic Union Conference, this 196 page document contains information, lists, sample forms, and more related to starting up an early childhood education center.

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    ECE Program Starter Packet - Columbia Union Conference 0-2 years-Preschool
    Although specific to early childhood education centers in the Columbia Union Conference, this guide will help those considering starting up their own program.

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    Education Code for Atlantic Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This education code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of elementary and secondary schools within the Atlantic Union Conference of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Education Code for Columbia Union Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    "The Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Education Code contains policies relating to the establishment and operation of K-12 schools and academies. The Code is based on policies voted by the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee...

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    Keyboarding Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Formal instruction in keyboarding can begin in third or fourth grade, when students know how to read and write well. Students need to know and understand the process of keyboarding before they are asked to revise and edit their papers. The author shows the...

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    NAD K-12 Educators' Certification Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read or print the current K-12 certification requirements online for North American Adventist educators. It includes general information on application procedures, eligibility requirements, denominational teaching certificates, endorsements (regular, specialty,...

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    Path to Successful Hiring - Helpful Hints Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This thorough document considers steps to take before, during, and after the interview process while hiring educational personnel.

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    The Bravery of Integrity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Daniel and his friends displayed in their lives and service the essence of true religion—that character is not the product of mere academic training but is rooted in the principles and values of God’s Word."

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    The Rise of a Hero Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Let God take control of your life. With Him by your side, nothing can stop you from being a hero of faith."

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    Trust Him, and All Will Be Well Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Never doubt God’s power to come to our aid. Even before we pray, He has devised a solution to our problems. All we need to do is to trust Him."

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    Adventist Possibility Ministries - Restoring Self-Respect Opens a Window of Hope and Possibilities for the Marginalized Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The willingness to see unrealized possibilities in others is the beginning of change. We must never try to write the conclusion for ourselves or anyone else, regardless of apparent disabilities, while God is still adding chapters. Possibility thinking...

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    Lonely but Not Depressed Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Loneliness can be the stimulus for being closer to God, growing emotionally and spiritually, and advancing in what that God would have us do in life."

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    NAD Manual for School Boards - Member Guidelines Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this handbook is to provide a resource that will assist school board members in meeting their responsibilities in the Seventh-day Adventist (Adventist) school system. Conference superintendents are encouraged to use this manual for...

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    Sample School Constitution and Bylaws Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This sample includes sections on constituency sessions, school board, constituent churches, home and school, parliamentary procedure, and indemnification.

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    The (School) Room Where It Happened Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Starting (or restarting) an Adventist school is a complicated process. Read how a determined pastor couple achieved their goal, and what they learned about the process. A summary titled Twelve Ways to Make It Happen...

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    Twelve Ways to Make It Happen Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This field guide for pastors and school planters wanting to open an Adventist school is a summary of a yearlong process one committed pastor couple completed. For the accompanying article, scroll up to page 32, or click here.

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    Early Childhood Basic Skills Checklist Preschool-Kindergarten
    Designed for pre-kindergarten children, this checklist covers letter identification, numeral recognition, personal/practical skills, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, visual perception, language arts, auditory perception, and mathematical development.

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    ECE Annual Safety Report 0-2 years-Preschool
    For use in early childhood education programs, this comprehensive annual report form is provided by the Pacific Union Conference.

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    ECE Daily Sheets 0-2 years-Preschool
    Provided by the Pacific Union Conference, these daily sheets can be used to ensure communication between providers and families.

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    ECE Developmental Rating Scales 0-2 years-Preschool
    The Pacific Union Conference has provided rating scales to be used with each of the following age ranges: 0-9 Months 9-24 Months 24-36 Months 36-48 Months 48-60 Months

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    ECE Checklist for Program Evaluation 0-2 years-Preschool
    From the Pacific Union Conferences, this checklist is for the evaluation of early childhood education programs.

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    ECE Forcible Removal Report Sample Form 0-2 years-Preschool
    From the Pacific Union Conference, this is an example of an incident form for if a child is forcibly removed from an early childhood education center by an unauthorized individual.

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    ECE Sample Bylaws and Constitution 0-2 years-Preschool
    From the Pacific Union Conference, this is an example of bylaws and a constitution for an early childhood education program.

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    NAD Handbook for Superintendents Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Written for the purpose of providing a concise, user-friendly guide to superintendents of education, particularly to those new to the demands and expectations of the job, this handbook is not exhaustive in content. The chapters provide key information...

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    Pacific Union Conference ECEC Directors' Guide 0-2 years-Preschool
    "The purpose of this guidebook is to provide a resource that will assist Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) program directors in meeting their responsibilities as educational leaders in a Seventh-day Adventist early childhood program. This guidebook...

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    Education Code for North Pacific Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The North Pacific Union Education Code is a compilation of policies relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and operation of the North Pacific Union Conference (North American Division) K-12 school system.

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    NPUC Annual Reports for Elementary Schools, Junior Academies and Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Although these annual report forms are used by schools in the North Pacific Union Conference, they could also be used as a self-assessment for school improvement.

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    Cobblestones Preschool
    "COBBLESTONES is a supplemental resource developed for teachers who teach in a Pre-K/Kindergarten combination classroom and are using NAD Kindergarten Stepping Stones integrated program. In addition, Cobblestones has a variety of developmentally-appropriate...

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    CREATION Kids Early Childhood Education Curriculum Preschool
    This comprehensive, self-contained, digital curriculum promoting the development of the whole child comes to you from North American Division Early Childhood Education.

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    ECE Director Evaluation - Teacher Perceptions of Director Sample 0-2 years-Preschool
    This twelve-item sample form can be given to early childhood education teachers in order to collect their perceptions of the center director.

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    ECEC Professional Performance Evaluation Sample 0-2 years-Preschool
    This sample evaluation tool covers the ability of the childcare provider in a variety of situation.

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    ECEC Staff Evaluation Sample 0-2 years-Preschool
    Designed for employees of early childhood education centers, this comprehensive sample form could be used as a check list when observing and/or as a self-evaluation and evaluation form.

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    New Ways to Talk About Children Preschool-Grade 6
    This chart will help you "think of positive sides of qualities that are often assumed to be problems in classrooms. As you go through the process, you will experience the renewal of your sense of the child’s potential. Children prosper in our...

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    Parent Conference Summary Sheet Preschool-Grade 2
    Designed for early childhood education but also useful in elementary, this sheet will help teachers organize their thoughts in preparation for parent teacher conferences.

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    Parent Teacher Conference Suggestions for the Teacher Preschool-Grade 2
    Intended for early childhood education teachers, these tips will also help elementary teachers prepare to meet with parents in a respectful and productive manner.

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    Preschool Progress Report Preschool
    This comprehensive progress report form covers spiritual, physical, and personal development, as well as classroom work/play habits, computer skills, health and safety, and readiness skills.

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    A Teacher's Guide to Standards Based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This recorded session from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada has the following description: "Standards-based learning is more than tweaking an existing system. Rather, it’s a revolution of traditional practices requiring...

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    ADRA Service Opportunities for Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Presented by Adventist Development and Relief Agency, this session was recorded during the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada. "Interested in learning more about ADRA and the exciting service opportunities your school...

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    CAT5 - What's New/Using Assessment to Inform Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This recorded session from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada showed "how to navigate the principal dashboard, teacher dashboard and student interface for the new online Cat5. Differences between CAT4 and Cat5 will also be explained." Note:...

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    Developmental Rating Scale for 48-60 Months Preschool-Kindergarten
    This developmental rating scale for early childhood education includes items in the following categories: cognitive, social and emotional, large motor skills, hygiene and self-help, language, and fine motor skills.

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    ECEC: Achieving Excellence Through Continuous Improvement and Quality Assurance 0-2 years-Preschool
    This review of the Seventh-day Adventist accreditation tools for Early Childhood Education convers topics such as purpose, plan, practice, and product.

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    Emotion-Focused School Support Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This recorded session from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada shares about Emotion-Focused School Support (EF-SS), "a simple, easy and efficient model for increasing the capacity for school staff to support the mental health...

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    Philosophy of Adventist Education - GC Working Policy 2003 Preschool-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education statement serves as a guideline for Adventist educational institutions world-wide. This includes sections entitled: Premises; Rationale; Aims and Mission; Agencies of Education (home, local and world church,...

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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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    Subject Area Shop Talk - Kindergarten Kindergarten
    This recording is from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada. This kindergarten meeting focused on implementing the Stepping Stones program while meeting provincial requirements.

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    Subject Area Shop Talk - Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This recording is from the 2021 virtual teachers' convention for educators in Canada.

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

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    The Adventist Advantage - Resources for the NAD Educator Preschool-Grade 12
    "There is a goldmine of resources available to the NAD Educator from the AE Dashboard to the dedicated curriculum websites. Come learn about the resources that can save you much time and energy!" This is a recording of a breakout session presented...

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    The Journal of Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Journal published bimonthly for Adventist educators. Addresses current issues in Adventist education, from both practical and philosophical standpoints. Available in English and limited editions in French, Spanish and Portuguese. More a teacher handbook than...

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    Career Planning - A Faith-based Guide to Successful Living Grade 8-Grade 12
    This document adds a holistic, faith-based understanding of the various sections of Canadian provincial curricula on career planning. Inspire and motivate students to see their unique possibilities and life purpose, both presently and eternally, which result...

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    iFollow - A Complete, Contemporary Christian Discipleship Curriculum Resource Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The iFollow curriculum resource library is designed for pastors and local leaders of small groups, seminars and classes. It is adaptable and flexible; tools in your hands. For each of 119 topics it provides a leader’s guide with presentation notes,...

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    Education Code for Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Canada Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual for elementary and secondary school leaders includes application and authorization for senior academy status, denominational status approval, junior academy application, establishment and maintenance guide, pre/junior/kindergarten assessment, guidelines...

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    A Call to Nurture Resilient Faith in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Adventist educators and education professionals must prepare students to face a secular world that is increasingly and openly hostile to Christianity. Our Adventist schools must address how we prepare students to face this secular world independently...

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    How to Afford an Adventist Education - Opportunities in Literature Evangelism Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Literature evangelism allows teenagers and young adults to serve and feel useful. It helps create a sense of purpose in life. We praise God for the youth worldwide who have engaged in literature evangelism and pray that many others will accept the...

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    The Pedagogy of Jesus - Lessons for Teaching in Luke 24:13-43 Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Educators working in Adventist institutions can learn much from the Master Teacher and the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. After reviewing the passage in Luke 24:13 to 43 and analyzing some of the main characteristics of Jesus’ teaching approach...

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    A Family Apart - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. When their mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860.

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    Arroz con leche - Rice Pudding - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. This title "provides a poetic recipe for rice pudding that not only offers instructions for making the treat but also highlights the ways in which it can delight all the senses."

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    Bible Readings for the Home Grade 9-Lifelong
    Through the writings of Ellen White, find scriptural answers to over four thousand questions about Bible topics including: sin, prophecy, coming events, law of God, Sabbath, Christian liberty, public worship, the Christian home, and more.

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    Biblical Integration - How To, Subject Ideas, Free Printables Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A wealth of practical tools on how to integrate faith in planning lessons across all subject areas. Free brainstorming worksheet, discussion starters, lesson plan format, attractive Biblical perspective posters, and more.

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    Color in the Elementary School Classroom - Educating Children About Race Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Next to parents, teachers have the most influence on a child’s perspective of the world, making it a 'moral and ethical' responsibility to ensure that children have a proper understanding of our world, which includes racial issues."

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    Elementary Social Studies Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 social studies classes in North American Adventist schools: CultureTime, Continuity, and Change

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    Guide Magazine Grade 4-Grade 8
    "Guide is a Christian story magazine for young people ages 10-14. The 32-page, four-color publication is published weekly... Our mission is to show readers, through stories that illustrate Bible truth, how to walk with God now and forever."

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    JAE Editorial: Do You Know the Shepherd's Voice? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    McGarrell gives an impactful retelling of a simulation where students were led astray by voices they trusted, drawing parallels to the assault on education today. Additional articles include: Teaching...

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    Life Application Study Bible NLT Grade 7-Grade 12
    The Life Application Study Bible NLT series, published by Tyndale House Publishers, features study Bibles aimed at various age groups. The Life Application Study Bible NLT, today's best-selling study Bible, has been updated and expanded. Over 300...

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    Reducing the Risk - A Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "You can decrease the likelihood of a child being harmed or your church facing costly allegations when you implement the Reducing the Risk awareness program. Created by noted legal expert Richard Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, this established program, used...

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    Registrars' Handbook for Pacific Union Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The Registrars’ Handbook has been developed to provide the Pacific Union Conference academy registrars and principals a useful guide for carrying out the vital administrative functions of a school authorized to offer secondary grades." Templates...

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    SoSmart - NAD Social Studies Management and Resource Tool for Multi-grade Classrooms Grade 1-Grade 8
    "The SoSmart manual is designed to assist the multi-grade teacher in planning and teaching social studies. Four cycles for both lower and upper grades incorporate the North American Division Social Studies Standards and content from the approved social...

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    Teaching With the 'Affect Turn' in Mind - Connecting Theory with Practice Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “Understanding affect is fundamental to helping learners understand why they have certain feelings, and is essential in today’s classroom.”

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    Temperance Grade 7-Lifelong
    Although society has changed markedly since Ellen White lived and wrote, the principles she stressed regarding temperance remain remarkably relevant to contemporary life. Alcohol and other forms of intemperance destroy health, moral fiber, and spiritual discernment...

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    The Story of George Washington Carver - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. Born into slavery, George Washington Carver became one of the most prestigious scientists of his time. This biography follows Dr. Carver's life from childhood to his days as a teacher and discoverer.

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    Though Bombs May Fall Grade 9-Lifelong
    The extraordinary story of an Adventist doctor who left his lucrative medical practice to serve in Korea during the war. Out of print, but used copies available on Amazon.

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    Means and Ends of the Andrews University Leadership Program - A Study of Its Critical Components and Outcomes as They Relate to the Mission Statement Tertiary
    Problem . The history of education shows tensions between its means and ends. Tensions became more apparent in contemporary Christian educational institutions. The Leadership Program (LP) of Andrews University was developed as an alternative and innovative...

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    The Relationship Between Experiences of Master of Divinity Students at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary and their Spirituality Tertiary
    Problem. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the experiences of Master of Divinity students while enrolled in the seminary and their level of spirituality upon completion. Method. A quantitative research design with a limited...

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    6 + 1 Traits of Writing Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This language arts unit is designed to work for single or multi-grade classrooms, with the lessons broken into grade bands of K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. The model addresses the following seven characteristics of writing: Ideas Organization Voice Word...

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    Adventist Robotic League (ARL) - In the Classroom and Beyond Grade 4-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation documents the values and challenges of joining the Adventist Robotic League. Robots are all around us and our students are fascinated with how they work and what they can do.

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    All About Birds Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    This unit is designed to help students gain a full understanding of the beauty that can be found in birds. From beaks to feathers, bird songs to behaviors, God has given us wonderful creatures to learn from. There is a combination of narrative and worksheet...

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    All About Spiders Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
    This comprehensive unit includes activities connecting language arts, Bible, math, art, and music. Powerpoint files, multimedia, and a webquest are included. The unit meets the requirements for the Pathfinder spider honor, and is compatible with the S.M.A.R.T....

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    American Patriots Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    "American Patriots presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American History. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    An Indigenous People - Exploring the Regions Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "From the verdant lands in the north to the glowing deserts of the mid-west and the variety of terrain in the south, Native Americans have lived with ingenuity, practicing ecology and fostering a strong sense of community. As you work through...

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    An Indigenous People - Native Americans Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    "Nomads, farmers, fishermen, warriors, city and cave dwellers were some of the choices these special people made to shape their lives. As a result, their cultures were varied, and their lifestyles were different due to the geographical areas in which...

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    Astronomy - SMART Unit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Welcome to an amazing tour of the Big Universe! As you journey with me through this Astronomy Cross Curricular Unit, you’ll find materials that cater to K-8 teachers who are dedicated to helping their students make connections. This unit...

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    Author's Chair Rubric Grade 2-Grade 6
    Young students can evaluate each other's written work or oral presentations using this rubric.

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    Biblically Integrated Force and Motion Lesson Grade 7-Grade 8
    A science lesson exploring the concepts of force and motion that integrates biblical worldview thinking. Use this biblically integrated lesson plan template to prompt intentional...

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    Biblically Integrated Pangea and Continental Drift Theory Lesson Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    A science lesson that explores continental drift theories prompting biblical worldview thinking about science. Use this biblically integrated lesson plan template to prompt...

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    Bird Study Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    This unit introduces students to basic ornithology with questions, a flyways map, student instructions for writing a bird report, and a bird watching journal, in addition to a Bible story component.

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    Bird Watching and Identification Lesson Plans Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This faith-integrated unit for bird watching and identification includes a bird observation book, worksheets, examples of bird art, guided practice center ideas and lesson plans. For just the bird watching book, open the 2nd URL.

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    Bones and Muscles Unit Grade 3-Grade 4
    This unit is designed to help students understand the function and purpose of their bones and muscles and the importance of health.

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    Celebrate Cultures Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 10
    "This unit will focus on cultures of Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South America, Australia and Oceania, the Caribbean and Europe. It is designed to accommodate teachers that may choose to cover all or selected geographical regions....

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    CELEBRATIONS Presentations and Videos Grade 5-Lifelong
    "CELEBRATIONS® is an acronym for 12 healthful living principles: (1) choices, (2) exercise, (3) liquid, (4) environment, (5) belief, (6) rest, (7) air, (8) temperance, (9) integrity, (10) optimism, (11) nutrition, and (12) social support and services."...

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    Character Description Integrated Unit Plan Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible in a Language Arts lesson on writing character descriptions. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Characteristics of Life Grade 7-Grade 9
    This 9-lesson Teacher Bulletin unit is designed for Grade 7-9 Life Science and Biology courses. "Each lesson includes a lesson plan and, as applicable, notes for the PowerPoint, relevant video, lab assignment, and assessment quiz."

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    Civics & Government Unit - Identifying Rules and Laws and Why They Exist Grade 1-Grade 2
    This integrated thematic unit is designed to help students identify rules and laws and why they exist. The Biblical perspective on order and interrelationships is woven through active learning experiences in Bible, Handwriting, Spelling, Math, Fine Arts, Social...

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    Classification of Living Things Unit Grade 6-Grade 12
    Designed for biology, life science, and ecology courses, this unit's contents include four lessons, a web quest, assessments, powerpoint files, and videos. The objectives are, "students will be able to: -Describe various methods of classification -Write...

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    Classroom Beekeeping Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout shows how beekeeping could add excitement to your classroom, opening a window to the hidden world of the honeybee. Observation beehives allow students to observe the industrious work and life cycle of...

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    Classroom Beekeeping TVA Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Add excitement to your classroom by opening a window to the hidden world of the honeybee. Observation beehives allow students to observe the industrious work and life cycle of the honeybee. Discover the passion and commitment needed to make your classroom...

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    Come Rain or Shine - An Earth and Space Science Unit Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Designed for grades K-4, the activities in this science unit "are also suitable for differentiated instruction through the use of Art (drawing, coloring, and the assembling of shapes) and technology." A strong spiritual connection is also presented....

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    Compare and Contrast Essay - Biblical and Non-Biblical Heroes Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan engages students in comparing and contrasting Biblical heroes with non-Biblical heroes, and then guides them through the process of writing an comparison/contrast essay.

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    Conductivity Meter Worksheet Grade 3-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention workshop titled 'A Simple, Safe LED Conductivity Probe for Elementary and High School Science Laboratory,' this handout is used by students after a LED conductivity probe has been made.

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    Digestion, Nutrition & Safety Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
    This Teacher Bulletin unit is aligned to the NAD science management and resource tool for small schools (SMART), Cycle 2, Strand 3, on Health. The unit includes worships, a safety WebQuest, PowerPoints on the digestive and excretory systems, and safety, as...

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    Discover God's World Lesson Plans Grade 5-Grade 8
    Lesson plans on climate/weather and health for 5th grade Science using Discover God's World textbook. The plans include inquiry, ELL, differentiated instruction, Special Education, and below grade level inclusions. For some of the lessons, the book...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Birds Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 6 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World. Learn more by...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Classification Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 2 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, studying classification....

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Fish Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 4 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, focusing on...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Living Things Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    Use this powerpoint as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 2 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World. Learn more by reading...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Mammals Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 7 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World. Learn more by...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Reptiles & Amphibians Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 5 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, focusing on...

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    Discover God's World Unit 1 Science Powerpoint Test Review Grade 5-Grade 6
    This powerpoint can be used as a chapter test or to review with students after completing a test. This test assesses learning objectives for Chapter 1 of the NAD 5th grade science curriculum based on the textbook entitled Discover God's World, studying the...

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    Dry Doesn't Mean Boring - Scientific Process Lesson Plan Grade 3-Grade 6
    Using dry ice students ask questions and learn the steps of the scientific process. Activities include freezing bubbles, making a spoon scream, making very cold water, and turning lemonade into a carbonated beverage. Each activity follows the steps in the...

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    Electricity and Magnetism Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This cross curricular unit was created to support the Magnets and Electricity Unit for the Science Management and Resource Tool (SMART) which allows teachers the opportunity to provide interactive instructions for specific science topics. It caters to...

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    Ellis Island Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "This unit allows students to gain facts and information regarding the early history of Ellis Island and later to gain knowledge of its purpose. This mini-unit will reflect on the experiences of immigrants and the actual process of immigration as it took...

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    Endangered Species - A Tiger's Tail Grade 4-Grade 6
    The purpose of this interdisciplinary faith-based unit "is to teach our students about what it takes to save just one species, what man has done to cause the problems tigers are having, and what each of them can do to help save these beautiful animals....

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    Famous American Research Project Grade 2-Grade 4
    This biographical research project was created as an extension activity for the second grade Pathways theme book, First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers (not included in Pathways 2.0). It is a simplified version of a Wax Museum...

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    Four Norwegians Who Made a Difference - Unit Plan Grade 6-Grade 8
    "In this unit, students will research the contributions of four well-known Norwegians: Amundsen, Grieg, Heyerdahl, and Eriksson. They will analyze their contributions to the world related to discovery and exploration, geography, and the arts. Students...

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    Freedom of Water - A Service Learning Unit Grade 5-Grade 12
    In this 100+ page unit, "students will learn facts about water consumption, availability, symbolism, cleanliness, etc. Students will read and write about water issues. Through exposure to information about the need for water world-wide, students will...

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    From Horse and Buggy to Horseless Carriage Grade 1-Grade 8
    This is a thematic unit featuring the history of the automobile industry in Michigan. At the top of each lesson plan is a symbol indicating which of the eight multiple intelligences are being targeted in that particular lesson. Icons indicate technology and...

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    From Kites to Space - Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This multipart unit is designed to help you examine and teach the years of US History from 1945 to the present. It is based on the SoSmart materials, Year 4, Quarter 4." European Space Agency WebQuest, Man in Space Timeline PowerPoint, videos...

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    Geography Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Geography Questions for Prentice Hall World Studies Textbooks Grade 5-Grade 6
    The comprehension questions and teacher answer key in this resource correspond to the four Social Studies textbooks previously used in North American Adventist sixth grade classrooms (or in small schools may be used every other year in a 5th/6th grade classroom)....

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    Habitat Diorama Grade 1-Kindergarten
    This mini unit on habitats ties into the 1st grade Pathways theme book We All Go On Safari. Students will learn about different habitats, appreciate God's nature, and build a diorama.

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    Habits and Habitats Grade 3-Grade 4
    Previous Adventist Science/Health textbook for Grades 3-4 (even year). Components include student text, teacher's edition, and Packets of Related Material for each book. Related Materials include worksheets, experiments, task cards, and enrichment cards designed...

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    Healthy Foods Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
    This healthy food choice unit provides materials to guide learning about issues such as organic food, GMOs (genetically modified organisms), and food labeling. Students research what the Bible says about food and compare and contrast that to the dietary recommendations...

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    Horses Here, Horses There, Horses Everywhere - Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 8
    Written for the intermediate grades, this unit of study “is based on the reading of two books: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry and Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. The cross-curriculum possibilities are endless!"

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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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    I Am Fearfully and Wonderfully Made - Science Unit Plan Grade 1-Grade 3
    This elementary science unit focuses on the heart, stomach, intestines, and brain.

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    Implementing 21st Century Skills - Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This lower elementary "plan for introducing and implementing new technology in a primary classroom" focuses on student instruction. The 24 sessions are scheduled September through March, leaving the final months of the school year for skill building....

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    K-12 Writing Activities With a Spiritual Emphasis - Sample Lessons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of writing activities and sample lesson plans ideas to effectively teach from a biblical worldview. A powerpoint accompanies this handout.

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    Keeping Children Safe Newsletter 1 - Reducing Risks Introduction Preschool-Grade 10
    This one-page parenting newsletter starts a series that explores how to keep children safe by reducing their participation in behaviors that put them at risk physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. Though there are no guarantees, parents can have...

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    Keeping Children Safe Newsletter 2 - The Parents Role in Reducing Risks Preschool-Grade 10
    This one-page parenting newsletter discusses the important role parents have to train children when they are young to think through their decisions, teaching them good values, and helping them choose good friends. All these contribute to helping them make...

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    Keeping Children Safe Newsletter 3 - Parental Monitoring Preschool-Grade 10
    This one-page parenting newsletter addresses the importance of parents’ active monitoring of their child or teen. This means actively guiding, supervising, and training the child beginning at an early age. Research shows that when parental monitoring...

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    Keeping Children Safe Newsletter 4 - Family Meals are Important Preschool-Grade 10
    This one-page parenting newsletter shows how sharing family meals together can reduce risk behaviors in children and teens. Research shows that families with routines and rituals have better connectedness and communication with each other and have more stability...

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    Keeping Children Safe Newsletter 5 - Religion and Church Matter Preschool-Grade 10
    This one-page parenting newsletter highlights how church attendance and participation can reduce risk behavior. Churches have an important role to play by creating environments that welcome people of all ages, providing opportunities for building relationships...

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    Keeping Children Safe Newsletter 6 - Building Faith and Religiosity through Mentoring Preschool-Grade 10
    This one-page parenting newsletter focuses on the importance of finding highly religious role models for young people in order to help them build religiosity--the belief that religion is important. High religiosity, in turn, reduces risk behavior. Getting...

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    Land of the Dinosaurs Webquest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Students will learn about dinosaurs from an Adventist Christian perspective in this interesting interactive online learning project. This is the same topic as the NAD Pathways 5th grade book selection for Theme 6: The Environment.

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    Language Arts Journal Rubric - Green Valley School Grade 5-Grade 8
    This rubric was designed for a daily journal assignment throughout a school year.

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    Lesson on the Civil War Grade 1-Grade 8
    This unit is intended to combine computer skills, language, and social subjects. Students are given a character role in which they analyze what it was like during the Civil War. They defend their views of what is taking place, journal and share projects. Extra...

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    Lest We Forget . . . The Total Historical Picture - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Much has happened over the last 160 years in our church and in our country. Since 1848, our church and our country have seen many changes and many firsts. Many events have challenged our very existence, but other events have shaped us in to what we are today."

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    Life Cycle of Plants Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    The goal for this unit is to provide an environment for the students that will allow them to learn and explore about the life cycle of plants, and to continue to foster a love of learning in the students. They will begin with the germination phase, then move...

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    Life in the Freezer - Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Dive into the interesting world of the penguin. The author invites you to “make this unit into a learning center with library books, videos, stuffed penguins and other special features that will inspire your students and give them a broader knowledge...

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    Media Awareness - Hidden Persuaders Unit Grade 5-Grade 12
    Media messages surround our students who are influenced to buy, do, or be whatever the media is selling. The media often portrays a lifestyle that is not consistent with Christian values. Learning the "hidden persuaders" in advertising and politics can help students make better choices as they form their worldview.

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    NAD Science 1-4 Implementation Guide Grade 1-Grade 4
    The NAD Science 1-4 Implementation Guide identifies the essential content and process skills listed in the NAD Science Curriculum Guide. This information is blended in a simple, usable four-strand format (life, health, physical & earth sciences)....

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    NAD Science 5-8 Essential Supplementary Resources Update 2008 Grade 5-Grade 8
    Supplements to the past North American Division Grade 5-8 Science curriculum: Discover God's Creation, Explore God's Creation, Discover God's World, and Explore God's World. Organized by text, by field of science and alphabetically, including activities for...

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    NAD Science Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This curriculum guide is designed to guide science education in Seventh-day Adventist elementary schools in North America. It includes the rationale, philosophy, Journey to Excellence aligned goals and essential learnings, a scope and sequence matrix, the...

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    Organisms and The Environment Unit Preschool-Grade 4
    "This unit covers content covered under the Ecology strand of the NAD SMART Science Curriculum. It is designed to cover grades Pre-K to 4. Each lesson plan is leveled as Easy (Pre-K to K), Medium (Grade 1-2), and Advanced (Grades 3-4) to be adapted to...

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    Origins Resources - Southern Adventist University Grade 2-Grade 10
    Origins Resources are ready-to-use educational materials about creation and evolution that are scientifically accurate and biblically consistent. Click on "browse resources," select "teachers," and choose a unit and a grade level to see...

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    Our Nation - Past and Present Unit Grade 1-Grade 3
    "The purpose of this unit is to provide materials that will assist teachers of grades 1-3 in teaching a patriotic unit emphasizing various aspects of the United States of America. This unit is prepared for use in conjunction with the curriculum for the...

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    Plants - A SMART Unit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Plants, plants, plants! God had no shortage of ideas when he began creating them. This unit opens to students the wonders of the third day of creation with a host of hands on activities. It provides the multigrade or one room school teacher with a gift of...

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    Pollution Unit Grade 7-Grade 9
    An integrated unit providing students an opportunity to: consider the causes and effects of pollution; identify the effect of sin on creation; and recognize their role in the preservation of the environment.

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    Revolutionary War Unit Lesson Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
    This Revolutionary War unit includes activities and links to useful websites.

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    Rockets and Raisins Grade 3-Grade 4
    Previous Adventist Science/Health textbook for grades 3-4 (odd year). Components include student text, teacher's edition, and Packets of Related Material for each book. Related Materials include worksheets, experiments, task cards, and enrichment cards designed...

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    Safety Issues in K-12 Science Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation notes key safety issues for science teachers in K-12 classrooms and how to solve them. Sources for safety information are included.

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    Salt in History and the Bible - A Multidisciplinary Unit Kindergarten-Grade 2
    The purpose of this unit is to help students from the beginning of their education to become aware of how much man is dependent upon the resources of his environment and how God has helped to provide those resources throughout human history.

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    Science Curriculum Resources Grades 1 and 2 Grade 1-Grade 2
    A curriculum resource for NAD Science, grades 1 and 2, this package includes worksheets, games, manipulatives, copy masters, and picture posters suitable for bulletin boards and classroom presentations. Unit titles include The 5 Senses, What's My Name, Day's...

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    Science Fair at TVA Grade 7-Grade 10
    Links and resources used by my students to prepare them for our annual science fair.

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    Science Flash Cards Grade 7-Grade 8
    Print and fold this colorful set of flash cards reviewing key concepts on plant structure. Aligned with Chapter 7 in the previous NAD Science textbook (1995), Explore God's Creation, for Grades 7 & 8.

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    Scientific Experiment Form Grade 3-Grade 6
    This basic form will help organize students and guide their writing as they conduct an experiment.

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    Senses and the Nervous System Grade 4-Grade 8
    This matching worksheet contains definitions or descriptions with words related to the nervous system and senses.

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    Sherlock's Simile Assembly Grade 5-Grade 9
    A hands-on activity for students to practice matching similes, familiarize themselves with Biblical examples of similes and use their Bible as a reference tool. Please note that the NIV Bible was used in the prepared matching activity.

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    Some Wild Animals of North America - Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 3
    "This unit presents facts about some wild animals of North America. Provision is made for the student to explore the lifestyle of those animals not referred to in this unit. Students will discover that God created many animals. They will also learn about...

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    Space the Final Frontier Grade 1-Grade 2
    This lesson extension on space includes E.G. White quotes and Bible texts with ideas for an individual or class project.

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    SWAU Online Fossil Museum Preschool-Tertiary
    Southwestern Adventist University's Online Fossil Museum includes photos of specimens discovered, some in 3-D. The collection has been developed to fulfill the mission and purposes of the Departments of Geology and Biology and the Hanson Research Station in...

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    Teacher Bulletin Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Prepared by the NAD Atlantic Union, Teacher Bulletin provides busy teachers with creative units for multi-grade/multi-age elementary classes.

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    The Amazing Life of Butterflies Unit Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This thematic unit presents amazing facts about the life of butterflies. Students will learn about the physical characteristics and beautiful coloration of butterflies. They will discover that God created many different kinds of butterflies, called species....

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    The American Civil War - Humanitarian Acts and Rules of War Grade 7-Grade 12
    Tis 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows you how to connect American history to contemporary laws and develop your students into caring, global citizens. Lessons highlight the development of humanitarian standards to protect wounded and sick soldiers,...

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    The Bible, Anthropology, and the Ancient Caveman Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "God created man in His image, so why are there bones that show evidence of manlike beasts? In the days before the flood, the amalgamation of man and beast was the ultimate sin that defaced the image of God. In Satan’s quest to be like the Most...

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    The Civil War - America at Its Worst (1861-1865) - Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Civil War presents an interdisciplinary unit reviewing the life, times and actions of the Civil War. Activities are designed for small group use as well as individual projects. It has been designed primarily for the middle and upper elementary grades. A...

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    The Continents - Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 8
    “This unit is suitable for middle or upper elementary students. As you study geography in your class, you may use these pages to introduce the continents of the world. A fact sheet and a worksheet are included for each continent. A word search is included,...

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    The Dirty Thirties Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit is about the 1930's and the Great Depression. It was designed for grades 7-10 and is to be used in conjunction with United States History. The lessons are designed for 40 minute class periods, 4 days a week. Resources and website links are...

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    The Discovery of America - An Interdisciplinary Unit 1490-1585 Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Discovery of America presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American explorers. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    The Globe We Live On Preschool-Grade 4
    "This unit covers content covered under the Earth and Space Science strand of the NAD SMART Science Curriculum. It is designed to cover grades Pre-K to 4. Each lesson plan is leveled as Easy (Pre-K to K), Medium (Grade 1-2), and Advanced (Grades 3-4)...

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    The Human Body - Organization and Systems Unit Grade 6-Grade 12
    "In this unit, we will explore the main systems of the human body, the organs that belong to those systems, and the functions of each. This unit was designed based on the NAD curriculum for 6th grade science, but may easily be adapted to middle school...

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    The Life and Times of Sojourner Truth - An Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    "This unit will provide a historical perspective of the plight of slaves, through the life of Sojourner Truth. Students will develop a clearer understanding of the importance of forgiveness. In spite of the inequality that we may face in life, God expects...

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    The Patchwork Quilt Grade 3-Grade 8
    Background stories about the Bride's Quilt and the Freedom Quilt. Items for students to research and report on when using this as an integrated lesson are listed.

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    The Witch of Blackbird Pond Grade 5-Grade 8
    This unit, based on Speare's novel, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, explores the concepts of forgiveness and loving one’s enemies within the context of colonial American history. Grade 5-8 students can explore these concepts while learning about the English...

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    The Writing Process Grade 5-Grade 12
    Created by an English teacher in self-defense and for self-preservation, this series of PowerPoint presentations, with companion notes and assignments, tackles the nuts and bolts of The Writing Process in general as well as a number of specific types of essays.

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    Traveling the Oregon Trail - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit takes the students on a journey along the Oregon Trail. Includes daily activities and Internet resources.

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    Unit Plan - Where in the World is Timbuktu? Grade 5-Grade 8
    "This unit is geared for middle to junior high grade levels. It is intended for use with students as a unit in World Cultures. There is a wealth of information and lessons within the unit. It is not intended to be used in its entirety. Pick and choose as you adapt the material for your students."

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    Violent Weather Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 8
    "Violent Weather presents an interdisciplinary unit centering on the various kinds of extreme weather in North America. It has been written to compliment our current science curriculum. It focuses on the stormy part of our weather - tornadoes, hurricanes,...

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    Weather and Seasons Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 3
    "In this unit, students learn about weather conditions, seasonal changes in the weather where they live, and safety during various weather conditions. Students learn that weather changes from day to day. They learn about factors that affect weather including...

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    Who Am I? Grade 4-Grade 8
    A research exercise to discover who the described famous scientists are.

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    Who is Ben Carson? Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    This middle school language, science and social studies unit explores the difficulties and achievements of Christian pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

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    Wild About Wetlands Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6
    Destruction of wetlands environments has been a controversial issue in North America for many years... In this unit, students will explore a variety of wetlands life as well as various attitudes toward wetlands.

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    Wisconsin Conference Education Fair Handbook Grade 1-Grade 12
    Wondering how to run a Science or Educational Fair? Download the Wisconsin Conference Educational Fair booklet for ideas on how it's done. This 29 page document includes goals and objectives, project categories, requirements, miscellaneous suggestions, a registration...

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    Wonders of Volcanoes WebQuest Grade 7-Grade 10
    "During the course of this activity, you will become an expert on ONE of the many, many volcanoes. You will write a 2-3 page informational paper about a volcano of your choice. You will also create a multi-media presentation to highlight your chosen volcano."...

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    Writing Checklist Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Use these tips and writing checklist to organize the writing process with young writers.

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    Writing Cross-Curricular Units Grade 5-Grade 12
    Five cross-curriculum units for high school and one for middle grades were developed in a two-day in-service in Southern New England. A schedule is included for collaboration, and powerpoints can be downloaded, along with the actual units: Improving Athletic...

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    Writing Through the Bible Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Three mini-lessons and four ideas with titles: Guarding the Avenues of your Mind, Prayer, and Discuss Story Endings.

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    Writing through the Proverbs Grade 5-Grade 8
    A five day, faith-integrated writing lesson plan will assist your 5th-8th graders in Writing through the Proverbs. Behavioral Objectives, , curriculum connections, Journey to Excellence connections, materials list, and five days of content are included. Solomon...

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    Writing Unit Grade 6-Grade 8
    "The Writing Process is an important part of our curriculum. It is not always easy to find good teaching materials. The units included here have been divided into three divisions: Essay, Short Story, and Free Verse. The units are written specifically...

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    ABCs, 1,2,3s and PE - Using Physical Activity to Teach Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This NAD session highlights current research linking physical fitness to academic performance in youth. Morgan demonstrates how core curricular topics can be taught to K-4 elementary students using movement activities in a kinesthetic learning style.

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    Adventist Girls Series Book Reviews and Activities Grade 4-Grade 6
    Read reviews of the Adventist Girl Series and get your students involved in storyboarding, interviews and poster making activities.

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    Back to School Poetry Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    Explore writing poems about summer vacation experiences. Ready-to-use worksheets that form a poetry book are included. Draw students into creative use of words that rhyme, similes, acrostic poems, descriptive adjectives and verbs, synonyms and antonyms. Plan...

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    Bible Personification Activity Grade 5-Grade 8
    This hands-on activity for students familiarizes them with biblical examples of personification and provides practice in how to use their Bible as a reference tool. This activity culminates in the creation of a bulletin board.

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    Biblically Integrated Math Lesson Plan Grade 1
    Two lesson examples of intentional planning for faith integration in Grade 1 teaching of fact families and geometric shapes and structures. Use this biblically integrated lesson...

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    Breakfast Study Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    In this project-based learning unit, students will study biblical and Spirit of Prophecy references to God's interest in our physical health. Students will research what constitutes a "good" breakfast and what the benefits of eating a good breakfast,...

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    Butterflies and Moths Study Guide or Quiz Grade 5-Grade 6
    These 10 Study Guides/Quizzes and their accompanying Answer Keys assist students and teachers with their study of Butterflies and Moths, one of the 5th grade anchor texts in the North American Division language arts curriculum.

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    Cause and Effect Grammar Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson causality. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Charlie Horse Small Group Activities Grade 2-Grade 3
    Download activities to teach Charlie Horse, a second grade theme book in the NAD Pathways curriculum. Instructions on how to set up small groups day by day for four weeks are included, along with 37 activity sheets.

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    Collective Nouns Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 5
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson on collective nouns. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Context Clues Unit Plan Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson using context clues to understand word meaning. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Direct Instruction Lesson Plan with Manipulatives - Language Arts Kindergarten-Grade 1
    A kindergarten language arts lesson developing phonemic awareness, practicing letter recognition, letter sounds and sight words, and more.

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    Elements of a Story Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson on identifying the elements of a story. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Explorer Unit and Fair Grade 1-Grade 8
    This unit is designed for heterogeneous groups from middle school or a 1-8 program. This was used with grades 4-9, three person teams. Skills developed include drawing maps to scale, portrait painting, writing a news article, making a timeline, correct form...

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    Exploring a World of Circles Unit Kindergarten-Grade 4
    "This unit constitutes a wealth of activities and ideas projected to assist teachers of these grades in developing the different abilities of the students from K to Grade 4. The activities are also suitable for differentiated instructions through the...

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    Extended Metaphor - Psalm 23 Grade 7-Grade 12
    In these lessons students learn what an extended metaphor is, analyze the extended metaphor of the "shepherd" in Psalm 23, and rewrite this psalm using their own, personalized metaphor.

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    Factorial Validity Study of the Maslach Burnout Inventory in a Population of Mexican Professionals Tertiary
    This study observed the statistical behavior of the items that make up the Spanish version of the Maslach Burnout Inventory (Seisdedos, 1997), applied to a sample of people who perform work on behalf of others in northern Mexico, in order to re-examine the...

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    Faith Integration Ideas for Handwriting Grade 5-Grade 8
    Use any or all of these ideas to meaningfully integrate faith and handwriting.

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    Fantastic Fractions Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "This unit is designed to take the fear out of fractions and help students succeed in all parts of fraction computation. Eleven presentations give the student a visual explanation of concepts." Powerpoint titles include: Equivalent Fractions, Jeapardy,...

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    Fractions and Tithing Grade 5-Grade 9
    Help students apply fractions to the spiritual discipline of tithing using manipulatives, active learning and a short story.

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    Fundamentals of Math - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit attempts to explain the fundamental principles that govern higher math courses such as Advanced Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Probability & Statistics, and Calculus. Not every principle is covered, but the majority of them are. With...

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    Grade 1 Spelling Curriculum Grade 1-Grade 2
    This is a complete, ready to print, curriculum to teach grade 1 spelling. It includes the spelling lists, word practice sheets, ABC order sheets, shape box practice, and other practice. There are 36 lessons. The curriculum can also be downloaded in sections...

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    Grade 2 Spelling Curriculum Grade 2-Grade 3
    This is a complete, ready to print, curriculum to teach grade 2 spelling. It includes the spelling lists and different practice activities for each day of the week. There are 36 lessons. The curriculum can also be downloaded in sections using the following...

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    Grade 3 Spelling Curriculum Grade 3-Grade 4
    This is a complete, ready to print, curriculum to teach grade 3 spelling. It includes the spelling lists, and practice activities for each day. There are 36 lessons. The curriculum can also be downloaded in sections using the following links. Word...

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    Grade 4 Spelling Curriculum Grade 4-Grade 5
    This is a complete, ready to print, curriculum to teach grade 4 spelling. It includes the spelling lists, and practice activities for each day. There are 36 lessons. The curriculum can also be downloaded in sections using the following links. Word...

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    Guardians of the Mercy Seat Study Guides and Answer Keys Grade 5-Grade 6
    These 10 Study Guides/Quizzes and their accompanying Answer Keys assist students and teachers with their study of Guardians of the Mercy Seat, one of the 5th grade anchor texts in the North American Division language arts curriculum.

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    Handwriting Rubric Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Students can use this rubric to assess their own work, or a peer's handwriting. Can be used for script or cursive, in multigrade settings.

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    Heroes with a Mission Unit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "The Pathways theme of this unit is Heroes. The concept that we have chosen to emphasize is being a hero at home and abroad. The students will define and gain an understanding of what it means to be a hero, how they can recognize everyday heroes around...

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    Home Makeover Unit Grade 6
    In this complete math unit, "students will learn how to solve for area and perimeter of squares, triangles, and circles. They will apply this knowledge in the practical setting of building or redoing a home." Learning experiences include videos,...

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    Language Arts with Jesus Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    Beginning with a lesson discussing the book A New Coat for Anna, this integrated multigrade unit will help students to grow beyond the story and purposefully make spiritual application in Reading, Writing, Grammar, Bible, Poetry, Social Studies, Math,...

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    Lewis and Clark Study Guide - NAD Reading Grade 5 Grade 3-Grade 5
    This study guide is designed to be used with the NAD reading selection for theme 2, grade 5, Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West, and its associated Daily Lesson Guide. It was created to help students in a multi-grade classroom stay on task while...

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    Life Poem Activity Grade 5-Grade 10
    Provide students with an opportunity to reflect on their past, present and future (essentially who they are as a person) and create a poem that reveals a general overview of their life. Students are encouraged to include morals, values, and service to others...

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    Lines, lines, lines! A Detailed Study of Linear Equations Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit teaches lines as they relate to the coordinate plane. It explains the ins and outs of several different formulas and equations. It guides the teachers and students in a step by step process on how to find, graph, and determine which type of...

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    Literary Devices in the Bible - Metaphor Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan teaches toward an understanding of metaphor. Students search for the seven "I Am" statements of Jesus in the gospel of John. Handouts included.

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    Make it Count - Integrated Unit of Study Grade 5-Grade 8
    Each unit integrates instruction in Directed Reading, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies. Students also incorporate social skills development, character building, and service experiences throughout the unit. The North American Division Curriculum Guides...

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    Math for Science Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    This unit lays the foundation for solving mathematical problems that occur in science courses. The unit can be used as an introduction to any of the laboratory sciences like chemistry, biology, physical science, or physics because it deals with significant...

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    Mathematics FORTE - For Talents in Education Differentiated Activities for K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    FORTE's differentiated activities and learning experiences, currently available for social studies and math with language arts to come, are designed with a variety of learning styles, multiple intelligences, and creative gifts in mind. The free activities...

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    Measuring a Circle - A Math Lesson for Grades 5-10 Grade 5-Grade 10
    This article promotes teaching methods that engage students in active learning that results in deep conceptual understanding of how to measure the circumference and area of a circle.

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    Money Math Grade 5-Grade 6
    This Go Math aligned unit introduces students to the value of money. It "helps them understand the basic concepts of money using addition, subtraction, shopping, sales, percentages off, basic checkbook keeping, very basic budgeting, etc. This unit is...

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    Operations with Decimals Unit Grade 5-Grade 6
    Designed by a teacher and used in her own classroom, this unit culminates in a hands-on activity in which students make their own laundry detergent after comparing the price per load to typical detergent.

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    Our World as Math Unit Grade 3-Grade 5
    "Our World as Math offers students a great way to learn math concepts and enjoy learning...The purpose for creating this unit is to share and encourage educators and students that learning takes place when there is shared experience and dialogue...teachers...

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    Pacific Island Bible Story Plans 1 to 6 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This South Pacific Division elementary Bible curriculum was developed by and for Pacific Island Adventist schools. This teacher's guide includes lesson or story plans to accompany Uncle Arthur's Bible Story series, Volumes 1-6. Concise, clear, adaptable, utilizing...

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    Pacific Island Bible Story Plans 7 to 10 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The South Pacific Division elementary Bible curriculum developed by and for Pacific Island Adventist schools. This teacher's guide includes lesson or story plans to accompany Uncle Arthur's Bible Story series, Volume 7-10. Concise, clear, adaptable, utilizing...

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    Parts of a Sentence Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 5
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson parts of a sentence. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Pathways 4MAT Lesson Plans for Grades 1-2 Grade 1-Grade 2
    Note: The theme books are from the original list, not Pathways 2.0. There is some overlap. Download a zip file of 8 4MAT lesson plans. These concise, clear Gr 1-2 Pathways integrated thematic units include: My World and Others: A Day at Greenhill...

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    Pathways Text Questions - Shepherd Warrior Grade 7
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Shepherd Warrior by Bradley Booth. This book is the 7th grade, Walking with God selection for Pathways 2.0, the language arts program developed by the NAD for Adventist schools.

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    Personification in Proverbs Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan helps students understand personification through an analysis of the Proverbs 1 personification of wisdom. Includes a writing assignment about how this personification is developed.

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    Place Value and Everything in Its Place Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This unit "starts a new school year positively with review, and new learning of place value concepts." Strategies include visualization, use of manipulatives, games, Brain POP, essential questions, and songs. Correlates with the NAD Math Curriculum...

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    Poetry - Worth the Risk Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 12
    This comprehensive unit contains over 100 pages of activities and information, as well as PowerPoint and PREZI files and a WebQuest. Together you will "explore depths of feelings learning and studying poetry at its best."

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    Rational Numbers Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 12
    "What are rational numbers? The foundation of a strong understanding in mathematics begins and ends with the classification of numbers. Where do they belong? What are they called? Where can I use them? How do they interact with each other? These are some...

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    Reading for Information Unit Template Grade 5-Grade 9
    Created by an education student, this document will help teachers instruct students to read texts with understanding. Use as a unit plan or as a template to create your own.

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    Running on Empty - Student Activities Grade 4-Grade 8
    For purposes of this guide, the book Running on Empty is broken down into 10 reading days. You may choose to have your students read the entire Running on Empty book at one sitting and then do some suggested activities. Or you may cover the book in...

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    Ruth Readers Theater Grade 5-Grade 12
    This Readers Theater tells the story of Ruth from the New International Version.

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    Small Steps - Question Sets Grade 5
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret. This book is part of the Pathways Program, the Seventh-day Adventist Language Arts Program developed by the NAD.

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    Social Studies FORTE - For Talents in Education Differentiated Activities for K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    FORTE's differentiated activities and learning experiences, currently available for social studies and math with language arts to come, are designed with a variety of learning styles, multiple intelligences, and creative gifts in mind. The free activities...

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    Stories that Teach - Black Christian Perspective of Life Lessons Grade 5-Grade 8
    Read stories that originated in the African, African American, and Caribbean cultures. Unit activities include ideas on ways to use the stories for various purposes.

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    Story Senses Worksheet Grade 1-Grade 6
    A one-page worksheet organizing student responses to a story through the senses of sight, sound, touch, speech and smell.

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    Symmetry and Tessellations Unit Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This unit begins with polygons and pattern blocks, works with rotational, translational, and reflective symmetries, experiments with tessellations, and finishes with the creation of an Escher-like tessellation." Adaptable to any grade level, this...

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    Teaching Students to Write a Research Paper Grade 5-Grade 8
    All you need to teach a research writing unit for Adventist middle school students. Download 8 weeks (or 40 days) of clear guidelines for the teacher, along with handouts for Grade 5-8 students, including requirements, due dates, and reminders.

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    Template: Fractions - Decimals - Percentages Grade 5-Grade 8
    This file is an interactive template that students can use to learn experientially how fractions, decimals and percentages relate. Students can enter fractions (field for numerator and denominator limited to integers < 10), and observe the decimal and percentage...

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    The Cabin Faced West and Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West - Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 5
    This unit lesson plan integrates language arts, social studies, art, music and Bible. It familiarizes students with events from American History through the use of books, films, DVDs, class discussions, writing and enrichment projects. The lessons are...

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    The Case of My Favorite Book - Creating a Reading Class Skit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This play can provide lots of fun and at the same time be great reading motivation. It could be presented at chapel, a parent meeting, or in class.

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    The Door in the Wall - Lesson Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    A Pathways reading lesson on the text, The Door in the Wall, that demonstrates how faith integration can be done in lesson planning.

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    The Scarlet Pimpernel Literature Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    This literature unit is based around the historical fiction novel by Baroness Orczy, featuring the French Revolution. The intention is for there to be an assortment of comprehension strategies (similar to what you would find in a Pathways DLG), discussion...

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    Third Grade Independent Reading Series Grade 3
    This series of packets is designed to guide third grade student independent reading of informational texts that align with NAD Pathways reading texts. Each packet includes reading comprehension and vocabulary activities that can be used with any book on the...

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    Trouble on the Blue Planet Workbook and Activity Grade 4-Grade 8
    The activity book, designed for use with reader "Trouble On the Blue Planet", allows the teacher to choose the time frame, activities, and project options according to student needs. At the completion of this reading activity, the students should...

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    Twenty and Ten! Pathways Reading Program Unit Grade 4-Grade 5
    This unit plan is written for the book Twenty and Ten! by Claire Huchet Bishop, the fourth grade theme book in the Pathways Reading Program. The book follows the plight of ten Jewish children in the midst of World War II as they find refuge with twenty French...

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    Unique Hands-on Literature Units Grade 5-Grade 8
    "These interactive literature units make reading class fun while actively engaging the students in a hands-on experience that helps them understand and appreciate the story. These lesson plans will also help to organize the teacher and help to teach a...

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    World's Fair Unit Grade 1-Grade 9
    This unit is designed for heterogeneous groups from middle school or a 1-8 program. Students are divided into small groups that choose a country, do research on that country, and complete a number of activities that integrate various subjects (e.g. creating...

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    Yuki: An Alaskan Adventure - Question Set Grade 4
    This resource provides comprehension questions and partner activities for the book Yuki: An Alaskan Adventure, one of the books in the Pathways series used in the Seventh-day Adventist Elementary Language Arts Curriculum in North America.

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    First Flight - A Mother Hummingbird's Story - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. First Flight is the beautifully photographed story of Honey and her two chicks, Ray and Zen. In over 50 stunning, full-color close-ups, it captures the grace, the beauty, and the simultaneous...

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    Heartbeat - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. Twelve-year-old Annie ponders the many rhythms of life the year that her mother becomes pregnant, her grandfather begins faltering, and Max, her best friend and running partner, becomes distant.

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    Helen Keller - Courage in the Dark - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher, Annie Sullivan, empower Helen...

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    Religiosity in Christian Educational Leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study investigated the primary leadership orientations of Christian school leaders and their association with religiosity. To this end, this study adopted two lines of thought and research: the religiosity theory proposed by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventist...

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    Adventists and the Military Grade 9-Lifelong
    Resources on this page may be helpful for individuals currently serving or considering enlistment in the United States armed forces and for those concerned about conscientious objection and religious liberty in the military. We would recommend...

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    Andrews University Archived Webinars Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Find archived webinars for principals, beginning in 2011, shared by the Leadership Department at Andrews University. Topics include budgets, ethical and spiritual leading, team building, technology, marketing and recruiting, collaboration, and more.

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    Brain References Preschool-Lifelong
    These articles by brain expert Arlene Taylor cover a variety of topics.

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    Center for Adventist Ministry to Public University Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    CAMPUS is an initiative of the Michigan Conference Public Campus Ministries Department. Among its many objectives, CAMPUS seeks to provide training in the establishment of Adventist fellowships and congregations on major secular campuses, and to instill in...

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    Classroom Libraries - The Experience of Village Adventist Elementary School in Berrien Springs, Michigan Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The objectives of this paper are to: 1. have a historical overview of school libraries 2. view Village Adventist Elementary School in general and its classroom libraries in particular 3. investigate how teachers and students perceive the classroom...

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    Clergy Wholeness Study – How Occupational Distress, Depression, and Social Support Inform the Health of Clergy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "It has been shown that the rate of clergy occupational distress and depression is increasing. This study examines occupational distress, social support, mental health, and spiritual wholeness in Florida clergy. Clergy in our study sample exhibited higher...

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    Faith-Learning Integration, Critical Thinking Skills, and Student Development in Christian Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This theoretical paper proposes an active, critical-thinking skills model for the conduct of faith-learning integration that may guide teachers in developing courses that support students in developing the skills needed for independent faith-learning...

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    Grace, Relevancy, and Confidence in the Future - Why Adventist Young Adults Commit to the Church Tertiary
    Studied the effects of certain religious understandings on church commitment, as a part of a longitudinal study on religious commitment and its correlates. Data were collected in 1992–93 from 319 male and 515 female (aged 20–22 years) from Adventist...

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    Growing a University Library in Africa Tertiary
    This paper presents the story of the establishment of the Judith Thomas Library, Adventist University of Africa.

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    Hope Channel Courses Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Link to Adventist courses online in the following categories: Bible & Prophecy, Spirituality, Family & Relationships, Archaeology and Health & Well-being.

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    Seventh-day Adventist General Conference Education Department Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The General Conference Education Department supervises, coordinates, promotes and controls quality of the global Adventist educational system. This includes over 8,500 schools, colleges, and universities, with over 108,500 teachers and 1,954,920 students....

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    Seventh-day Adventist Pastor In North American Division Health Qualitative Study Report – What Can and Must Be Done to Save the Health of Adventist Pastors Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report highlights the findings from the Adventist Pastor Qualitative Health Study conducted January through December 2020 by the Institute for Church Ministry. The research objective was to discover the ways in which pastors engage in stress management...

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    Adventist Deaf Ministries International Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist Deaf Ministries International provides a variety of resources such as devotionals, videos, and printed materials. Also available is a list of division contacts as well as additional resources by country.

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    Adventist Educators Speak - Insights on Educating for Eternity Preschool-Tertiary
    Download the Adventist Educators Blog’s first book compilation, Adventist Educators Speak: Insights on Educating for Eternity, published by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. This book is available as a free resource for all Adventist...

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    Alternate Models for Achieving Adventist Educational Mission in Urban Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    With more and more of the world’s population moving to urban areas, a culture of outreach is needed for all areas of ministry. This article includes a list of requirements for urban education aiming to transform lives.This is a supplemental article...

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    Andrews University Educational Leadership Program Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Graduate study is becoming an increasingly wise consideration for the educational administrator. Are you a teacher moving into administration? A principal who wishes to improve your ability to serve? A principal becoming a superintendent of education?...

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    Andrews University School of Leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    Andrews University's School of Leadership offers a certificate program or graduate degrees, as well as leadership as a minor. Andrews believes "that leaders are individuals who know how and when to wield their strengths. Whether it's mastering a new skill...

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    Andrews University Teacher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Department of Teaching, Learning, & Curriculum (TLC) offers undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and teacher certification programs. Programs include: Master of Arts in Teaching; Masters in Learning Technologies; Adventist Specialty Endorsement...

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    Bible Faces - Dynamic First Person Presentations Grade 4-Lifelong
    Dick Stenbakken brings Bible characters to life with researched detail and realistic costuming in first person biblical narrative. Various DVD sets are available for purchase, some with coordinating background information and discussion questions available...

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    Children of the Nations Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Children of the Nations (COTNI) provides assistance for orphans and refugee children in dire need of around the world. Currently, COTNI helps children in the USA, Dominican Republic, Sierra Leone, and Malawi.

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    Christian Periodical Index - CPI 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI provides access to English language articles and reviews from an evangelical perspective."

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    CLM's Academic Initiative - Uniting Faith and Scholarship Tertiary-Lifelong
    Many Christian academics do not feel equipped to think through the implications of the Christian world view for their fields. Due to the specialization of their areas of study, they often have not had time to explore theological and biblical issues as they...

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    College for Cities and the Example of Mongolia Adventist Dormitory Tertiary
    Young people are flocking to the cities. How can they be reached with the gospel? One creative way is Mongolia Mission’s use of their building to provide living space for university students.This is a supplemental article to JAE volume 79, issue...

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    Educating For Eternity - The Waldensian Student Initiative Tertiary-Lifelong
    In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, students in the Waldensian program deliberately witness to their secular university classmates as they “actively make friends, serve others, and allow their lives to be living channels of God’s...

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    Education Resources - Southeastern California Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Southeastern California Conference Office of Education's resource page includes codes and policies, curriculum links, health and safety resources and more.

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    Guide Magazine Stories Wanted - Write Now! Grade 5-Grade 8
    Guide magazine needs your help! This weekly publication for 10-14 year-olds wants your stories.

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    Health and Safety - Southwestern Union Conference Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Resources include sample emergency plans and templates, information on cyberbullying, online education resources, and a webinar on supporting educators during COVID-19.

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    Kindergarten Stepping Stones - North American Division Kindergarten
    Developed by the North American Division, Stepping Stones: A Journey to Excellence through Discovery is a faith-based program based on national kindergarten standards. Check out the themes, components, development, and resources.

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    Last Chance and Give Me a Song - Sarah Draget Grade 5-Lifelong
    Contemporary, simple and inspiring alubms by a young Adventist musician.

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    Learning from the Vine Grade 9-Lifelong
    A ten lesson study on Christian discipleship, building on the John 15:1-17, geared to youth and young adult.

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    Mid-America Union Education Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    For the MAUC Education Code and various other documents and forms, select the Education tab and scroll down to resources.

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    My Bible Friends Preschool-Grade 3
    Richly illustrated and beautifully written, this set of Bible stories was designed especially for ages 1 to 8. Outstanding art fills each page opening from corner to corner. Beautiful, yet simple language makes these books a pleasure to read time and time...

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    NAD Elementary and Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find Adventist elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges across the North American Division. Search by zip code or state, or browse by conference. Contact information included.

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    Online Bible (European) Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Looking for Bible studies in another language? The European version of Online Bible provides translations in major European languages. Includes Dutch, German, French and Afrikaans.

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    Pioneer Media Grade 9-Lifelong
    Watch weekly sermons at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. This service is provided by Pioneer Media, formerly New Perceptions Television.

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    Reaching the World Through Technology Lifelong
    The rate of knowledge exchange is rapidly increasing. How can we use this trend to support our mission? This is a supplemental article to JAE volume 79, issue 3.

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    Revisioning Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Education superintendent of Mid-America Union Conference asks the question, if 70% of SDA children are not in SDA schools, how can we begin to revision Adventist Education to have a broader focus?

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    Spiritual Habits for the Heart Grade 9-Lifelong
    A series of short practical lessons on spiritual disciplines that facilitate connecting with God to reflect the character of Jesus. Disciplines are organized in three sections: 1. Connecting to the mind of Christ by allowing his words to shape my life...

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    Teaching as Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Transforming Teachers shares articles highlighting the ministry of teaching. Article titles include: Evangelizing the world through Christian school education, affecting the culture through Christian education, developing a biblical theology of vocation, on...

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    The Virtual Poster Presentation - An Innovative Way to Connect and Share Grade 5-Lifelong
    Virtual poster sharing has many advantages. Learn how you can participate in the 2022 General Conference (GC) Virtual Exhibition Experience!

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    Tracing the Footsteps of Jesus Grade 5-Lifelong
    This series of DVDs will take you on a journey through the Life of Christ. The host, Tony Moore, adds historical facts and visits the places mentioned in Scripture.

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    Walla Walla University Summer Session Tertiary-Lifelong
    Link to Walla Walla University's summer session schedule, learn about their smart start program, or compare K-12 teacher continuing education options from this link.

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    Bible Labs - More Than a Witnessing Opportunity Grade 4-Grade 12
    Bible Labs allow students to practice, participate, and find joy in service. In this article, Judy Schull shares her experiences with three Bible Lab projects: volunteering at a hospital; creating a nature trail for a community; and producing 'Out of the Classroom",...

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    Implementing Language Acquisition Classrooms Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article examines research on second-language learning and how it has influenced understanding of what language is and how a learner acquires a second language.

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    Scripture and Language Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Wahlen shares how she incorporates the Bible into English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Union College. Practical tips on faith integration using God's Word, including a sample lesson plan, make this a valuable article for English teachers.

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    Ansu D Sonii Sr - A Dialogue with an Adventist Who Is the Minister of Education in Liberia Grade 11-Lifelong
    In addition to being the Minister of Education of the Republic of Liberia, Sonii is a Certified Public Accountant and has been a university professor, dean, and president. As a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, his “focus has always been to develop a...

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    In 15 Minutes Tertiary-Lifelong
    This interview with Valentyna Kuryliak, associate professor and vice-rector for research for scientific work, tells of the recovery of Ukrainian Adventist Center of Higher Education in Bucha, Ukraine.

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    Riding the K-Wave - PCM Missionaries in Action! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist students in Korea, sent to universities in Taiwan after completing a certain period of training, are front-line missionaries. What they do is not a one-off presentation or event, but a year-long engagement. They actively serve as student missionaries,...

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    Test Me on This Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Jesus is preparing your heart for heaven, and that preparation includes correct financial planning. The Lord invites you today to put Him first in managing the resources He puts in your hands. Will you test Him today?"

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    A Three-story Approach to Teaching Scripture Preschool-Grade 12
    “We must remember that, for Christians, the primary goal of adolescence is to help young people to find their place in the story of God. We must show them where they appear and how choosing Jesus can change their lives. Then we must show them where they...

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    Highlighting Excellence in Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “This article provides an in-depth examination of a qualitative study that focused specifically on excellent small schools in the NAD.”

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    Project-based Learning and Entrepreneurship in Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “Two teachers of small multigrade schools … found that they could successfully engage learners of all ages by teaching multiple standards simultaneously through Project-based Learning. Students not only gained knowledge in traditional subjects...

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    Shifting Our Lens - Practical Trauma-informed Approaches for Educators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Social-emotional learning. Diversity and inclusion. Trauma-informed education. These are buzzwords in education today, with interest growing as educators seek to support students and families amidst the realities of COVID-19’s ongoing ramifications....

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    Using Online Education to Address the Challenges of Small, Multigrade Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Learning engagement happens via the Internet, and like the face-to-face classroom, has the following elements: a clear learning progression, alignment to standards, learning outcomes or objectives, and formative feedback (either within the resource or...

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    Church Schools as Centers of Influence in the Community - K-12 Education as Evangelism Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Our schools must be campuses that provide a loving gospel subculture for our children and can be centers of gospel evangelism for our communities, as well. Where we once tried to reach our communities directly from our churches, now our churches can...

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    How Library Volunteers Can Help Your Small School Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Because a teacher’s schedule is packed, one of the best decisions regarding the library might be to find a volunteer who loves books and children. Many retirees enjoy having time to contribute to their community and can be a valuable resource for...

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    Library Management for the Small School in Four Steps - Evaluating, Planning, Purchasing, and Organizing Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “For teachers without formal training in library science, the process of creating, maintaining, or using a currently existing library may feel daunting. However, the process can be broken down into four basic repeatable concepts—evaluation, planning,...

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    I Shall Not Want Tertiary-Lifelong
    "When we let God be first, we will realize that He has already filled many of our empty spots and needs."

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    Building Our Altar Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    "If we build our worship altar, God will meet us there and guide us Day by day for the rest of our life."

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    Singing in the Reign When Going Through a Difficult Time, Keep Praising Him! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Truly, singing is a powerful gift from God. It can inspire, express our pain and our struggle, soothe our grief and loss, dry our tears, and bring back the joy."

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    A Single Shard - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth."Tree-ear has a dream. He has watched the master potter Min take a lump of clay and shape it into a thing of beauty. For Tree-ear, the transformation is a miracle. He wants to perform...

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    AIIAS INFO Journal Grade 1-Lifelong
    International Forum (INFO) is a multidisciplinary academic journal published biannually since 1998 by the AIIAS School of Graduate Studies. Archived online, download research reports, discussions of contemporary issues, instructional materials, and book reviews.

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    Conflict of the Ages 5 Volume Set Grade 7-Lifelong
    Newly illustrated for a new century, Ellen White's classic set of five volumes spanning time from before the earth's beginning to the fulfillment of God's plan for His people, is reintroduced in hardcover and matching paperback bindings. Students...

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    Earliest Seventh-day Adventist Periodicals Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book reproduces the first doctrinal and apologetic publications of the small group of Sabbatarian Adventists who emerged from the Millerite movement. "The scholar's introduction by George R. Knight traces the historical development of the use of...

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    Education in Values Project Grade 7-Grade 9
    The main focus of the project is to develop a program of values that provides content to a set of values that arise from studying the life of a biblical character. We propose to study the trajectory of Joseph, from his childhood in Canaan, until he became...

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    Honors Club Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    Pathfinder mysteries that help teach an honor. Titles include: Photography Honor: The Bandit of Benson Park Wilderness Living Honor: The Storm on Shadow Mountain Marine Animals Honor: The Secret of Scarlet Cove Cooking Honor: The Great...

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    Josh McDowell Daily Devotionals for Youth & Families Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Check out Josh McDowell’s Daily Devotions for Families and Youth. Launch yourself on an unforgettable adventure in making right choices. The daily readings and reflection questions may make you laugh or really think, and each will help you discover...

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    Redemption Grade 12-Lifelong
    This peer-reviewed article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores how the Biblical concept of Redemption is applicable to business practice.

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    The Place of the Bible in Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this 1903 book, Jones "outlines according to the Bible what exactly Christian education looks like. He also explores the true meaning of the separation between church and state and how Christian education does not fall under such discrimination."

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    Youth and the Struggle for Meaning Tertiary
    The article discusses the challenges that adolescents face in transitioning from childhood to adulthood in today's society. The adolescent struggles to find their identity during this transition because of unclear and redefined definitions of childhood and...

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    Implication of Ethical and Moral Values in Dealing with Addictions in Young People Tertiary
    The use of addictive substances constitutes a serious and complex social phenomenon since it is a health problem directly related to the family and education. In 1999, concern about alcohol and drug use in Argentina led the Secretariat of Programming for the...

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    Instructional Practices in Fifth- Through Eighth-grade Science Classrooms of a Selected Seventh-day Adventist Conference Grade 5-Grade 8
    "This investigation focused on instructional practices within 5th through 8th grade science classes of selected Seventh-day Adventist schools. Teachers reported regular use of discussion, student projects, and tests or quizzes. Most respondents said they...

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    Education Grade 12-Lifelong
    Discover the essential element to true education - the harmonious development of the three essential human characteristics: physical, mental, and spiritual - in this blueprint for Adventist education. Author White clearly reveals that Love the basis...

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    Samuele Bacchiocchi - Biblical Perspectives Tertiary-Lifelong
    Find books by author Samuele Bacchiocchi on the Sabbath, women's ordination, Christian dress, the Sabbath, and many other Biblical topical discussions.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Stepping Out of the Shadows of Giants Grade 9-Lifelong
    This issue of Dialogue is full of encouragement as well as practical guidance to improve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being—even how to improve your financial situation.

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    The Influence of the Pandemic on Mental Health Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Soon after COVID infections became widespread, all over the world, psychiatric clinics started seeing people who did not have a previous mental illness but who were affected by the psychological problems caused by the pandemic."

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    Engineering Your Future - A Collection of Engineering Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Engineers solve problems and improve people’s ability to function effectively and efficiently. With the expansion of technology, engineers must adapt to better understand the human side of technology. Everyone can benefit from these skills. Currently,...

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    JAE Editorial: What Makes the Difference? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    McGarrell asserts that, as Adventist educators, we are called to reflect Christ, point others to Jesus, and trust in divine power. Additional articles include: Mentoring: An Essential for Novice Teachers

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    Christ as the Mercy Seat (Hilasterion) in Romans 3:25-26 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The various ‘translations’ of the word ‘hilasterion’ in the different versions of the Bible reveal that Christianity in general accepts the idea that ‘hilasterion’ refers to the cross, to Christ’s death. The question...

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    How the Blueprint for Agriculture in Adventist Education Can Be Relevant in the 21st Century Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Seventh-day Adventists have established a worldwide, robust, and wholistic educational system following the principles (also known as the ‘blueprint’) expressed by church co-founder and visionary Ellen G. White. To remain relevant in the...

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    Promoting Nutrition Education in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Seventh-day Adventist schools were established to foster wholistic development in learners. Effective school-based nutrition education is essential to this development. Nutrition education in Adventist schools should teach students how to care for their...

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    Invigorating Seventh-day Adventist Science Education With Chemical Knowledge of God’s Creation Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Seventh-day Adventist education must be on the forefront of taking scientific information and partnering it with the creation story. We, as Adventist scientists and teachers, must learn how to define and defend intelligently designed systems to show...

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    Faith by Design - Creating and Implementing a Spiritual Master Plan Grade 9-Tertiary
    In addition to focusing on quality academic programs, “it is now the time for Adventist schools to also be intentional in developing the faith of the entire learning community—students, administrators, teachers, and support staff.” This article...

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    Mentoring - An Essential for Novice Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The findings of this small study “indicated that novice Adventist teachers who feel supported and have high self-efficacy are more likely to remain committed to the teaching profession. Several models were observed in [North American Division] K-12 schools:...

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    Resources - Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists (ESDA) Grade 9-Lifelong
    Containing thousands of "articles on Adventist history, crucial events and themes, organizations, entities, institutions, beliefs, and people," as well as photographs and videos, the new online Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists continues...

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    Strategies to Maximize Academic Integrity in Online Education Grade 9-Tertiary
    In the “context of increased online education and potentially greater risks of academic dishonesty, this article focuses on strategies to maximize academic integrity applicable to online Christian education today. While the authors write from the context...

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    A Nine-Point Lesson Plan Format for Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A two week Grade 6 mathematics unit and a one week high school Bible course unit provide examples of the nine point lesson plan format recommended for Christian teaching preparation.

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    An Adventist Curriculum Needs Assessment - A Global Survey of Secondary School Teachers Grade 9-Lifelong
    A 2005 survey of 837 Seventh-day Adventist high school or secondary teachers in 12 world divisions researched the following questions: 1. How do Adventist secondary teachers perceive the philosophy of integrating faith in learning? How, if at all, are...

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    Bible Doctrines, Part 1: The Christian Understanding of God and Human Existence Tertiary-Lifelong
    Initially designed for continuing education, this article is the first of two providing an overview of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs. (Part 2 available here). What we think about God will affect our attitude toward everything else.

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    Bible Doctrines, Part 2: The Mission of the Church, Eschatology, and the Sabbath Tertiary-Lifelong
    Initially designed for continuing education, this article is the second of two providing an overview of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs. (Part 1 available here).

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    Giving a Reason for Our Hope Tertiary-Lifelong
    This essay serves to: (1) build an understanding of Bible-anchored apologetics as a valuable strategy for Christian witness; (2) examine the approach used by New Testament authors in explaining and defending core Christian beliefs; (3) outline the biblical...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the College Classroom, Part I - One Teacher's Discoveries Tertiary-Lifelong
    Walthall attempts "to share some of my discoveries in integrating faith into learning in the college classroom." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the College Classroom, Part II - Course Design and Content Tertiary-Lifelong
    Walthall shares some of his "efforts to integrate faith and learning in course design and content." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    JAE Editorial: School Boards - A Key Role Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Administration and leadership in Adventist education is the focus of this special issue. Rasi notes that an educational institution's stability, continuity, and success are risk without the support of its board. This editorial outlines and summarizes the role...

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    The Better Plan - Exemplary Schools From an Unlikely Duo Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roy shares his study comparing the ideas of Ellen G White to those of William Glasser regarding education. He shows the similarities between Glasser's Choice Theory and Ellen White's philosophy of education, both emphasizing the important of freedom of choice,...

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    Where on Earth Is the Third World? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi talks about what a third world country is and how Christians should view the term.

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    Ethical Issues for College / University Boards of Trustees Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors of this article conducted in-depth interviews with eight board chairpersons or secretaries of Adventist colleges and universities in the North American and Southern Asia-Pacific divisions in order to identify issues relating to ethics at the board...

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    How Educational Leaders Can Use Counseling Principles and Skills Grade 9-Lifelong
    What counseling skills would help administrators and leaders better address the needs of those they serve?

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    JAE Editorial: Professional Trustees Must Demonstrate Leadership Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Guest editor Ed Boyatt previews articles, listed below, in the third issue on Boardmanship for K-12 and college/university board members or trustees. Articles in this issue include: ...

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    JAE Editorial: Multi-Level Partnering in Adventist Education Preschool-Lifelong
    Dulan considers the causes of reluctance to collaborate across levels of Adventist education, and outlines the advantages to colleges/universities partnering with secondary and/or primary schools.

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    JAE Editorial: Why Support Christian Education? A Personal Testimony Grade 1-Lifelong
    Fowler shares a personal story illustrating why he believes Christian education is important. Adventist education made him aware of the big picture of God's world, the meaning and destiny of life, and a biblical worldview. This edition includes...

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    Teaching Science in the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How a multigrade teacher developed a new science curriculum that incorporated her teaching methods for other classes. Topics were selected, objectives listed, and specific activities listed. How each unit was introduced and evaluated is discussed. From the...

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    Have They Gotten the Message? How Children View Salvation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Habenicht shares results from a study conducted to determine how children view salvation. The study also explored how ideas of salvation develop, and what children and young adults knew about sin, God's grace, forgiveness, etc.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Things Left in the Fire Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this editorial, Omaña asks if we will resolve to remain faithful, just as the young men thrown into the fire did.

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    Ellen White and the Matter of Competition Grade 5-Lifelong
    “While Ellen White directly addressed their perils, competition and rivalry were a minor theme in her writings. Her emphasis was on the antidote—cooperation, unity, and a spirit of selfless service.”

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    Finding His Way Grade 11-Lifelong
    “Like me in my college years, some of you will likely find yourselves overwhelmed by doubts, unanswered questions, and internal conflicts about how to walk through in the academic environment as a Christian student. I can tell you without a doubt that...

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    This Year Also Tertiary
    “What should be our reaction to the suffering of others and to news of disasters? Should we end our addiction to doomscrolling and follow Jesus to a deeper truth?”

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    Seventh-day Adventists and Their Beliefs Tertiary-Lifelong
    “The issue of doctrine and its place in Christian redemptive experience is an important one and deserves careful consideration. We can perhaps approach this issue by raising four questions: What is a doctrine? Is Jesus a person or a doctrine? Is doctrine...

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    Tattoos of the Heart Tertiary-Lifelong
    “More than a skin-deep tattoo, God promises to write His law, the law of love, into human hearts and minds. This is the right motivation for keeping the seventh-day Sabbath— as a loving response and intelligent act of worship.”

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    Sara Benavides: A Dialogue with an Adventist Architect from El Salvador Grade 11-Lifelong
    Benavides’s “contributions to society through her country-wide work are well known and acknowledged. Her passion to serve others is governed solely by God’s call to care for the poor, the needy, and the deprived in society.”

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    The New Worship - Straight Talk on Music and the Church Kindergarten
    A book with many practical helps for trying new forms and methods of using music for worship. An honest and inviting style discusses the complex issues of music selection with Christian perspective. Recommended by B. Gillespie.

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    Pioneer Medical Missionaries to China Grade 9-Lifelong
    In 1903, doctors Bertha and Arthur Selmon courageously responded to God’s call.

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    Public Campus Ministries in Concepción Mission During Pandemic Time in Chile Tertiary
    "The University of Concepcion (UdeC) is one of the renowned centers of higher education in Chile, where hundreds of Adventists study to complete their professional training. Some of those students face challenges while living their faith in accordance...

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    Active Verbs Unit Plan Grade 7 Grade 5-Grade 8
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson on active verbs. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Adjectives Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 6
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible in a Language Arts lesson on adjectives. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Adverbs Unit Plan Grade 5
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible with a Language Arts lesson on adverbs. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Forms of Adjectives Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible with a Language Arts lesson on the forms of adjectives. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Passive Verbs Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible with a Language Arts lesson on passive verbs. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Phrases and Clauses Grade 6
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible with a Language Arts lesson on phrases and clauses. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Problems for Inquisitive Minds - Reading Problems for Intelligent Youth Grade 6-Grade 12
    This collection of more than 200 math problems is "designed to challenge gifted students by touching briefly on a variety of word problems similar to those a student may encounter in school or their daily lives." Examples and answers are included.

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    Report Writing Unit Plan Grade 5
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible in a Language Arts lesson on report writing. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Speech Writing Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson on speech writing. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Summary Writing Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson on summary writing. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    The Friendly Letter Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 5
    A Language Arts lesson on writing a friendly letter, and providing opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Unlocking the Memories - Enjoying Poetry Unit Plan Grade 9-Grade 10
    "This unit is designed as a five-week unit for ninth graders, but may be adapted for other grade levels. The fifth week may be allocated to the completion and publication of projects. Activities have been integrated with the social studies and music disciplines...

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    American Literature: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Spiritual Resource Ideas Grade 9-Grade 12
    Gain ideas of how to help students analyze a classic of American Literature, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God". This sermon, among others, played a role in the Great Awakening - a spiritual revival that swept across America during the 18th century....

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    Biblically Integrated Literature Lesson Plan Grade 9-Grade 10
    This high school short story literature analysis lesson helps students think about essential learnings that integrate a biblical worldview. The ideas can be used with any short story that fits the theme. Use this biblically...

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    Comparison/Contrast Essay - Good Shepherd Grade 9-Grade 12
    This ready-to-use lesson plan engages students in analyzing John 10 where Jesus describes Himself as the "Good Shepherd" and contrasts Himself to a regular Palestinian shepherd. Includes writing a comparison/contrast essay.

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    iBelieve Bible Grade 7-Tertiary
    Ask hard questions. Foster honest conversations. Understand who you are. Both written by and designed for Adventist youth and young adults, this web series encourages a deeper look into issues of faith and spirituality.

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    New England's Women Writers Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This unit takes a look at some of the writing that has come from New England’s women writers. Two PowerPoint presentations give a detailed overview of more than a dozen of the key writers of the region, but the bulk of the unit focuses on four...

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    Scraps of My Life - A Creative Writing Unit for the Upper Grades Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The unit will begin with an introduction to scrapbooks and, in particular, to thematic scrapbooks. From there the teacher will guide students through a mini-course on the writing process and how to create effective paragraphs. Students will then use...

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    Spiritual Journal/Lesson Starters Grade 9-Grade 12
    A collection of quotes that can be used as lesson starters or for student journaling.

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    The Crucible - Spiritual Resource Ideas Grade 9-Grade 12
    This resource includes research, writing, and project prompts for each act of the play, The Crucible. The goal of these prompts is to stimulate deeper spiritual insight and to connect biblical principles to the literature studied.

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    Solo Time with God Grade 8-Grade 12
    This conversational letter writing activity allows students the opportunity to be still and know God.

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    A Personalized Daily Five - Teaching Small Groups of Math & Language Arts in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 1-Grade 8
    The presentation and handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session will show you how to implement a personalized Daily Five routine in your multi-grade classroom.

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    Argentina - White, Hispanic and Catholic - The Relations of the Political, Military and Religious Elite with Hitler's Nazis Tertiary
    For decades the Argentine elite conditioned the nation to accept a position of internal intolerance toward those not defined as white and Catholic. There was also the discomfort of the presence of undesirable neighbors, mainly made up of mestizos. Taking...

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    Childhood Personality Traits Associated with Environmental Risk Due to Poverty Status Grade 1-Grade 3
    Dispositional and socio-environmental factors of personality are not separate elements; they should be viewed holistically as a person-environment system that functions as a whole. Therefore, an environment disadvantaged by poverty is a socio-environmental...

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    Construction of a Questionnaire of Positive Emotions in the Population of Entre Ríos Tertiary
    In the present research, the Positive Emotions Questionnaire (CEP) was constructed. It was administered to a sample of 287 adolescent students between 14 and 19 years old, belonging to the middle class of Entre Ríos, Argentina. Exploratory factor analyses...

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    Family Competence in Relation to the Academic Motivation of the Third-Year High School Student from Five Schools in the State of Nuevo León Grade 9-Grade 12
    The family and the school are different contexts in expectations about the high school student, therefore the study tries to determine the relationship that exists between family competence and the academic motivation of the third year high school student....

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    Forts, Legends, and Prophecy Unit Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This is a cross-curricular integrated unit designed to be taught to juniors at the beginning of the school year (primarily because of the major field trip that takes place 2/3 of the way through the unit). Covering a time span of about 100 years and...

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    Hamlet to Hamlet - Integrated Unit Grade 11-Grade 12
    "Hamlet is arguably William Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, offering teachers the opportunity to teach lessons on relationships, leadership, and respect - among any number of others. The material in this unit, if used in its entirety, could take as long...

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    Perception of Parental Educational Style, Academic Performance and Intrinsic Religiosity in Middle School Students Grade 5-Grade 8
    This research sought to determine if there are significant effects of parental educational style, as perceived by the children, on academic performance and intrinsic religiosity in students of Professor Ignacio Carrillo Franco High School, Montemorelos University,...

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    Philosophies of Origins - An Introduction to the Evolutionism & Creationism Controversy Tertiary
    In confronting creationism & evolutionism, it is not uncommon to come across the following assertions: (1) "Evolutionism is a scientifically (2) "Creationism corresponds to a literalistic and erroneous interpretation of the Bible"; (3)...

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    Scientific Article Reading Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    This example can be used to make a scientific reading report. Created by the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Research Methodology; University of Montemorelos.

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    Self-esteem - Characteristics and Manifestations in Students Preschool-Lifelong
    A student's level of self-esteem can provide information to the teacher about possible influences that affect his or her emotional development and academic performance. This article presents the characteristics of a student with low and high self-esteem and...

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    Main Idea - Unit Plan Grade 5 Grade 5
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible with a Language Arts lesson on the main idea of a story. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Resolution of Arithmetic Accounts - The Potential of 3rd Grade Students of an Elementary School in Palmas, Tocantins Grade 3-Tertiary
    This work aims to discuss mathematics education and to value the student's thinking. The subject is contextualized with the reality and and potentialities of the students of the 3rd grade of elementary school in Palmas, TO. By analyzing the performance of...

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    Technology Ideas for Enhancing Math Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about software and management ideas for using technology in your math curriculum. Explore Internet resources to supplement your hands-on classroom activities. Gather ideas for the one or two computer classroom. Experience math & technology activities...

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    Tips - Six Ways to Increase Your Self Esteem Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Consider these suggestions on how to increase your self esteem - for teachers and students.

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    NAD Standards for High School Science Courses Grade 9-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for Science courses in North American Adventist high schools: Earth Science Physical...

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    Great Leaders and Leadership Principles Thematic Unit Grade 6-Grade 8
    "The world around us today has been shaped by the presence of the great leaders in history who have demonstrated leadership principles by inspiring and motivating people to follow them. Leaders such as Jesus, Moses, Martin Luther King, Jr., Clara Barton...

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    Holocaust Literary and Research Unit Grade 9-Grade 12
    This unit is designed to cover a nine-week quarter for sophomore students. The book Night by Elie Weisel is the primary literary text, but portions of The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal, Maus by Art Spiegelman, and various poetry from Holocaust victims is included...

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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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    The Second Coming of Christ Grade 4-Lifelong
    After the fall of mankind into sin God promised to come to earth to save man. His first coming was fulfilled in Christ when he was born, died and rose again. However, before ascending to heaven He promised His disciples that He would return in the same form...

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    ByDesign Biology - The Scientific Study of Life Grade 9-Grade 12
    The author of this book review states, “Of all the textbooks I have seen in my career in science education, this one is certainly a contender for being the most impressive and comprehensive.”

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    Can Research Be Sacred Ministry? Part 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    “Curiosity helps us to be conscious of and to participate in the sentience of the universe. From the very foundations of the Earth, humans have been explorers and seekers.”

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    Essential Elements in the Philosophy of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "What makes Seventh-day Adventist education distinctive? While there are many distinguishing features, these merge into a single defining construct—the philosophy of Adventist education."

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    Hands-on STEM - Chemistry, Physics, and Other Science Resources for K-12 Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “For teachers, preparing materials to engage and encourage students in STEM can be challenging. This article provides resources to help make preparation and planning easier for elementary and secondary educators.”

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    Starting and Sustaining a STEM Program in the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    “Remember that great science demonstration or activity that you did with your students? Students at each grade level were engaged and focused on learning; you were the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) hero. What if you could do this...

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    Surprise Visits - When God Speaks Through Nature Preschool-Grade 12
    "This article will show how nature is God’s direct path for us to achieve a deep and personal experience with Him. Additionally, we will appeal to fellow educators and policymakers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to revisit the denomination’s...

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    10 Basic Points to Consider in the Interpretation of Daniel 11 Grade 8-Lifelong
    When interpreting unfulfilled prophecies, where history is not yet written, the student should present his exposition without too much dogmatism so that he does not find himself lost in the realm of fantasy. There are those who think more about future truth...

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    A Tree Is a Plant - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 3: Living Things."Did you know that a tree is the biggest plant that grows? How does a tree get the food it needs? What happens to trees in the winter? A Tree Is a Plant, written by Clyde Robert Bulla and illustrated...

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    Adventist Core Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An overview of the Adventist core curriculum. "The Adventist curriculum development process, defined by the Adventist worldview, includes four overlapping stages with accompanying essential questions: PURPOSE — what is the Adventist worldview? PLAN...

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    Adventist Education Logo and Branding Standards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This site has all the information and logos you need for marketing Adventist education. Download the official logo and read the philosophy behind it. Be sure to check the use and privacy policies. While shared by the North American Division, the information...

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    Adventist World Publishing Houses Lifelong
    Find contact information for all Adventist publishers, organized within the 13 world divisions, and countries therein.

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    Assessment Toolbox - North American Division Preschool-Grade 12
    Provided by the North American Division, "this toolbox is designed to provide strategies and resources that support assessment practices, early childhood through 12th grade." Begin by selecting subject area and grade level.

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    Between the Church and the Marketplace - How Professional Gospel Musicians Negotiate the Tension Between Sacred and Market Contexts, with Reference to the Case of No Limits, a Vocal Music Group from Soweto Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Using the adaptation of the Landry value chain model, this research highlights difficulties and successes that No Limits, a South African music group, has encountered in pursuing a professional career in sacred and marketplace contexts. In turn, this...

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    Christianity in Business - Applying Biblical Values in the Marketplace Grade 12-Lifelong
    How should Christians answer Jesus’ call as they engage the world of commerce, a God-ordained system where righteous discipline must compete against fleshly interests? The collection of essays offers valuable insights from leading thinkers on the theme...

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    Enoch Kanagaraj - Dialogue with an Indo-U.K. Adventist Grade 11-Lifelong
    Mr. Kanagaraj spearheads “One Vision,” a youth organization working for community cohesion and service in Hertfordshire County, United Kingdom.

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    First & Second Gens Hispanics/Latinos and Church Life - The Re (Tension) Factor Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on the first and second generations of Hispanics and Latinos.

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    Grief Recovery Pyramid Preschool-Lifelong
    There can be a vast difference between the grieving process useful in preparation for one's own death and grief recovery that is effective for the survivors of loss. The Kubler-Ross work has been landmark in helping individuals prepare to die with dignity....

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    How To Create a Teacher E-Clip Preschool-Tertiary
    This how-to video describes how teachers can create and share Teacher E-Clips. E-Clips are short videos of great ideas by great teachers with tips for teachers in a one-minute video format, so teachers can quickly absorb the main idea of other teachers sharing...

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    In Discipleship Grade 3-Lifelong
    "In Discipleship recognizes the need for disciples of all ages, and is dedicated to equipping children, youth and adults with the tools they need to nurture a personal, meaningful and fruitful relationship with Jesus Christ."

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    Integrating US and World Folk Songs into the Elementary Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Learn how to enhance core subject lessons or units by using folk songs from the US or around the world. In this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session, experience these "songs of the people" under the leadership of an experienced music educator, and...

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    Is My School Board Effective? Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will make you aware of a governance model for running a school board. It shows the proper relationship between the faculty, staff and the board.

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    Management - A Faith-based Perspective Grade 12-Lifelong
    This text explores management issues through a faith-based perspective. By presenting the biblical record on major management issues and contemporary management scholarship findings, it encourages the integration of a perspective founded on the values and...

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    MindWaves - How to Use Less Brain Energy to Avoid Burnouts and Better Connect With Those Around You Preschool-Lifelong
    Your brain is as unique as your thumbprint. Some things you do require more expenditure of energy from you than it would of others. Some require less. Understanding more about the amount of energy your brain uses in your own thinking processes and aligning...

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    Ministering with Millennials : A Complete Report on the 180 degrees Symposium Tertiary
    Millennials in your community range in age from 15 to 32. The youngest are in the early years of high school and the oldest may or may not be married with families. One important Millennial generation attribute is delayed commitment. Ministering with Millennials...

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    Mission Enablers Preschool-Grade 12
    Note: Mission Enablers is no longer active, but archived articles are accessible. Mission Enablers consults primarily with Christian schools to create and implement plans that enhance their mission, build their capacity to serve, and improve their...

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    MusicaLive! Handout Grade 1-Grade 8
    The MusicaLive! Music kit (no longer available) is a complete K-8 music curriculum previously adopted by the Atlantic Union Conference for use in its elementary schools. Learn all about it from the coordinator of the curriculum development project....

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    NAD Education Statistics Preschool-Grade 12
    Access current statistical reports on Seventh-day Adventist education in North America, including number of elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, number of teachers and student enrollment. Additional reports are available regarding trends...

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    Quality Adventist Schools - A School Review and Improvement Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simplify your school improvement process using the Australian Adventist Education school review and continuous quality improvement tool. This framework enables schools to self-evaluate, building a culture of improvement and excellence to ensure quality, sustainable...

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    Resources for Administrators - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find a variety of resources for use in Adventist schools, including school safety, professional standards, accreditation forms, trip policies, and other documents, forms, and letters.

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    Secondary Video Library - North American Division Grade 9-Grade 12
    Seclections include a testimonial and Identity Check, a week of prayer series.

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    Standards for North American Adventist Elementary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Find the NAD standards for student learning, organized by subject. These standards, "what learners should know (content) and be able to do (skills), serve as the framework for curriculum development."

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    Teaching the Way Kids Learn - What Brain-Function Research Tells Us About Learning Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares current information on brain-function research, and the implications for learning. It provides a foundation for understanding not only the "how" but also the "why" of good teaching....

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    The Christian School - A Community of Grace Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Keynote presentation by Dr Don Roy, Associate Director, ASA Curriculum, at the 2002 Sydney Christian Education Conference, October 14, 2002. Roy shares what it takes to develop a faith-oriented learning community and notes that whatever steps taken to help...

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    The CognitiveGenesis Study - Overview, Numbers, Videos Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find facts and resources from the CognitiveGenesis survey which took place from 2006 to 2009 in the United States.

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    Thin Wood Walls - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. "Eleven-year-old Joe Hanada likes playing basketball with his best friend, Ray, writing plays and stories, and thinking about the upcoming Christmas holiday. But his world falls apart when...

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    Uniquely Adventist Music Presentation Grade 1-Grade 12
    These collections include simple, no-notation music arrangements for handchimes or handbells; a variety of newly-transcribed scripture songs and choruses; teacher-created programs for church or community; and other resources ready-for-use by Adventist teachers...

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    Valuegenesis Study 1 Core Report - Australia and New Zealand Tertiary
    "The South Pacific Division Valuegenesis project arose from a desire to understand more clearly the relationship between Adventist homes, churches and schools and the young people whose needs they serve. The objectives of the SPD Valuegenesis study closely...

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    What Colleges Are Looking for in Academy Graduates Grade 9-Grade 12
    At this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session, a panel of Adventist college/university presidents will identify key traits they would like to see in graduates of Adventist academies. The audience will also be able to provide advice to the panel on feedback...

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    What We Have Learned About Religious Education From the Religion Achievement Test Results Grade 4-Grade 12
    Learn about the Adventist Religion Achievement Test administered in several unions of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. In October 1992, a report was presented to the North American Division Commission on Religious Education. The report...

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    A Critique of Current Anti-Creationist Arguments and Creationist Responses, from a Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Brand discusses the scientific and philosophical issues behind the choice between naturalistic origins and biological origins by divine creation. Topics included are intelligent design and religion, irreducible complexity, self-organization, redundancy, origin...

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    Adventist Education in North America - Who We Are Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about the mission and purpose of Adventist education in North America. Sign in to access resources in the teacher toolkit.

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    Bringing the Word of Life Grade 9-Lifelong
    Find articles, videos, audio and powerpoints on practical Christianity and deep questions. Powerpoints explaining key topics on Christian faith and lifelong learning can be viewed online or downloaded for iPod use. Topics include 7 College Fables; Religion...

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    Child Abuse Prevention Information and Resources - North American Division Preschool-Grade 12
    Resources shared by the North American Division include reporting information for each state, province, and territory, continuing education on the topic, and more.

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    CognitiveGenesis Brochures and Posters Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download or order several formats of brochures or posters citing Cognitive Genesis research results to positively market your school. Versions for Canada and United States available.

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    The Association of Christian Teachers - ACT in UK Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Association of Christian Teachers (ACT) is a non-denominational Christian membership organisation that provides professional and spiritual support to Christians engaged in pre-school, primary, middle, secondary, special, college and university education...

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    Bible Life Series 6: Christ Our Life - God's Grace Grade 5-Grade 8
    Previously the Bible curriulum textbook selection for 6th grade, this fresh approach to the study of the life of Christ draws from a variety of sources to present the gift of God's grace - salvation. The heart of the study is Jesus' love for us and the grace...

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    Creation Research Science Education Foundation - CRSEF Tertiary-Lifelong
    Research, articles, newsletter, resources and events listed on creation science.

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    Hindu Website Grade 5-Lifelong
    Find information about Hinduism, its origin and history, symbolism, original essays on beliefs, practices, philosophy and traditions, original translations of Hindu scriptures like the Bhagavad gita, the Upanishads, the Vedas and the epics, the yoga sutras...

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    Inter American Division Education webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    The Inter American Division's (IAD) education webpage includes a listing of IAD schools and colleges, code of ethics, manuals and other resources. Also available in French and Spanish.

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    New Testament Greek Text Tertiary-Lifelong
    View every chapter of the new testament in Greek, or search for a word.

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    North American Religious Liberty Association - West Grade 9-Lifelong
    This web site is sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church State Council, the oldest public policy organization in the western United States devoted exclusively to issues of religious freedom. We combine advocacy in the courts and legislatures, with service...

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    The Foundation for Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Foundation for Adventist Education fosters scholarly activities that are based on the biblical worldview and advance the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The foundation promotes the foundational role of the Bible in the integration of faith...

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    United Pentecostal Church International Grade 5-Lifelong
    The United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI) has been among the fastest growing denominations in North America since it was formed in 1945 by the merger of the Pentecostal Church, Incorporated, and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Jesus Christ. From this...

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    Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries - ACM Lifelong
    The official link to organizations using professional chaplains in secular or church-related institutions. ACM screens and endorses professionally prepared Adventist chaplains to serve in the areas of health care, corrections, campus and the military. The...

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    Adventist School Management (ASM) Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The ASM financial software package is created and maintained by Union College, available to and recommended for North American Division small Adventist schools. Ten grade schools and academies should use AASI accounting software.

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    Arabic Bible Outreach Ministry Grade 9-Lifelong
    This page is designated to provide and equip the Christian workers in Arab countries with the tools needed to teach the Bible in an expository systematic method.

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    Bible Life Series 5: Fruit of the Spirit - God's Gift Grade 5
    Previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum, Fruit of the Spirit: God's Gift is a revision of the fifth grade Bible textbook What Shall I Live For? Designed for Grade 5, or the first in the Grade 5-8 multigrade cycle, this text is divided into...

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    BibleGateway.com Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Searchable Bible online in multiple English versions and at least 50 other languages from this website. Use this online resource to search for specific words, rapidly print out passages for a class, look up a passage reference, find cross-references to a passage,...

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    Christian Book Distributors Website Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Christianbook.com has a huge selection of Christian music, children's books, graduation and holiday gifts, homeschooling curriculum and much more.

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    Christian Book Homeschool Curriculum Listing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Christianbook.com carries a wide variety of homeschool curriculum, including Saxon Math, LIFEPAC, Switched-On Schoolhouse, Horizons, Weaver, Apologia, and A Beka.

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    Council for American Private Education - CAPE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    CAPE, of which NAD was a founding member, is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. Their newsletter is available online (3 months after publication), as well as subscription information,...

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    Dialogue Tertiary-Lifelong
    College and University Dialogue is an international journal of faith, thought, and action published by the Committee on Adventist Ministry to College and University Students (AMiCUS) in cooperation with the 12 world divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church....

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    Dramatix - Christian Drama Grade 9-Grade 12
    Dramatix is a community effort sharing theatrical works written by Christians around the world. Great for religious education in many settings. These include short sketches, full-length plays, and puppet skits. Very well organized and easy to search. Most...

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    Guideposts Grade 5-Grade 12
    Stories providing a devotional thought and a daily quotation that could be written on the board.

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    Little Hearts for Jesus Devotional Preschool-Grade 2
    This early childhood devotional is suitable for classroom and home worship use. Each reading includes a game, activity, craft, or a charming and original lyric sung to a well-known tune that will entice your child to delight in our awesome God.

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    Ministerial Association Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Ministerial Association serves the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide in its proclamation of the everlasting gospel and in its divine mission to prepare people to meet their soon-coming Lord. It aims to accomplish this mission through its ministry...

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    NAD K-12 Textbook Lists Grade 9-Grade 12
    Access the current textbook recommendations for Adventist elementary and secondary schools operating in the North American Division. Note that some unions have supplements for their schools.

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    A Life-transforming Experience for Students, Parents, Educators, and Church Members in the Euro-Asia Division Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Euro-Asia Division (ESD) Adventist Education presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This update covers church initiatives, Adventist education as a life-changing experience, appreciation for those partnering...

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    Adventist Education - Training Ground for God’s End-time Army Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This region has seen steady educational growth while focusing on integrating faith with learning, teaching, and service.

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    Adventist Education and Its Impact - Educating for Eternity Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Southern Asia Division (SUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. As stated by Director Das, "throughout the Southern Asia Division, our schools and colleges display and promote unique characteristics...

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    Dialogue Editorial - The Question that Matters Tertiary
    Who am I? Where am I going? Am I alone, or do I have any assistance?

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    Discipling Students - The Great Commission for Northern Asia-Pacific Division Schools Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Aligning with Christ's Great Commission, “Discipling Students” was the aim for all Northern Asia-Pacific Division...

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    EXSEED — EXcellence in STEM Experiential EDucation Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "What began as musings by Loma Linda University President Richard Hart more than a decade ago on the state of Adventist education became the catalyst for developing the EXSEED program."

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    In Inter-America, Adventist Education Is a Priority Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Inter-American Division (IAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Amidst challenges in this fast-growing division, God has blessed Adventist education with achievements including implementing the ideals...

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    Inspiring News From Challenging Places Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Trans-European Division (TED) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. While membership is small, this division is very diverse. Director Duda reports on challenges, enrollment gains, higher education achievements,...

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    JAE Editorial: Eternity in Our Sight Preschool-Tertiary
    "This special issue of The Journal of Adventist Education (JAE) is part of a long-standing tradition. Each quinquennium, a special General Conference issue featuring education reports from each division of the Seventh-day Adventist world church...

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    JAE Editorial: Why Do I Need to Know About STEM? I Don’t Teach Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Exceptional teachers want their schools to be communities of active learners engaged in excellence in all areas of education, including biblical studies, the humanities, the sciences, arts, collaboration, and service-learning." Additional articles...

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    Of Storms and the Endtime Hope Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The gospel of the second coming of Jesus is the raison d’être of our existence as Seventh-day Adventists. It is at the very heart of the unparalleled messages that God has given us to proclaim in this heightened moment in history."

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    Plenteous Harvest, Few Laborers - Involving Adventist Schools to Bridge the Gap Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The Southern Asia-Pacific Division is committed to the development of strategies to reach students and teachers, who can then...

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    Pressing Forward, Together Preschool-Tertiary
    "Education was placed in the driver’s seat during the 2015-2020 quinquennium. The annual 2016 LEAD conference led the way with the theme of 'Educating for Eternity.' Education, viewed in the context of the great conflict between good and evil, is...

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    Public Campus Ministry Becomes Part of Youth Ministry Tertiary
    In order to optimize resources, personnel, and services, "the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists moved Public Campus Ministry (PCM) from Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Department back to the Youth Department."

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    Rapid Growth and Expanding Education Opportunities to Reach the World Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the East-Central Africa Division (ECD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. As the largest division in the world church, the ECD also runs the largest network of Adventist schools. “During this past...

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    Refilwe Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya - Dialogue with a Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health in South Africa Grade 11-Lifelong
    As a professor of epidemiology and public health at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa and guest lecturer in epidemiology at the Pan African University of Life and Earth Sciences at Ibadan, Nigeria, Dr. Refilwe Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya “values...

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    Refreshing News from the Old Continent Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Inter-European Division (EUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. In the Inter-European Division, Adventist education is considered one of the division's strategic areas of emphasis. Specific priorities...

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    Remembering the Past While Forging Toward the Future Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This report covers challenges, exciting new developments, an accreditation update, and plans for the new quinquennium.

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    Sharing Jesus With University Students Through Korean Language Classes Tertiary
    A Pioneer Mission Movement missionary in Tawain, Pastor Kwon Soon Beom uses prayer meetings, language classes, evangelistic series, cooking classes and more to connect with university students and others in his community.

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    South Pacific Division (SPD): Mission-driven Adventist Education in the South Pacific Division 2015-2020 Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Through a focus on discipleship, school-church partnerships, and ensuring quality and continuous improvement, the South Pacific Division...

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    Strengthening Communion, Building Relationships, and Reaching the World With Mission Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the South American Division (SAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The concepts of communion, relationship, and mission guided the Department of Education of the South American Division (SAD) throughout...

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    Transforming Lives for Time and Eternity Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the North American Division (NAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The authors state, "Through the curriculum, professional development, and technology resources, we equip our teachers at all levels...

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    Understanding and Cultivating Mathematical Resilience in Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "As educators, we must instill a mathematical resilience that will support students in future mathematics courses and future careers--indeed, their entire lives."

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    World Summary of Schools, Teachers, and Students: December 31, 2020 Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This report shares the numbers of Adventist schools, teachers, and students broken down by division and level. Total baptisms during the 2015-2020 quinquennium is also shared by level.

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    Building a Culture of Trust - An Imperative for Effective School Leadership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Research has shown that “institutions with high levels of trust have more productive workforces, better employee morale, and lower employee turnover.” This article covers best practices for building a culture of trust, which is necessary for faculty,...

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    JAE Editorial: The Nicest Work Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This guest editorial acknowledges both the nice and difficult sides of teaching. Articles in this issue include: Building a Culture of Trust: An Imperative for Effective School Leadership

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    Blizzard of Glass - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 8
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Heroes, Grade 8.

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    Challenged - Christian Ethics in Life and Business Grade 11-Lifelong
    In a world where integrity is continually tested, this book will help you live in harmony with God’s standards for ethics and integrity.

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    Disciples in Action Grade 9-Tertiary
    Download this personal curriculum designed to help youth and young adults on their journey toward an authentic walk with Jesus. This is an excellent resource for use in higher education as well as high school. The curriculum consists of five guides with five...

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    Drowned City - Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina’s monstrous winds and surging waters overwhelmed the protected levees around the low-lying areas of New Orleans, Louisiana. Drowned City...

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    Emergency Procedures Manual - Columbia Union Conference Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 32-page manual from the Columbia Union Conference includes topics such as bomb threats, severe weather, runaways, field trip emergencies, and more. As always, know your own local jurisdiction's procedures.

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    Follow the Vision, Fulfill the Mission Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Frontiers of mission are no longer across the seas, mountains, and deserts: they are just around the corner, across from the church where you worship, and outside your grocery store."

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    How to Write a Bad Action Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Or instead of doing this, do that! Find thirteen things to NOT do while writing an action plan, and what to do instead.

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    I Miss Grandpa - Daily Lesson Guide and Tradebook Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "Stevie loved visiting Grandma and Grandpa on the farm. Grandpa let Stevie feed the chickens and lambs and ride on the tractor. They always had so much fun. One day not long after...

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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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    Online Learning - Some Strategies for Success Grade 9-Tertiary
    How can students make the most of online learning opportunities? This article includes introspective questions to prepare with, mistakes to avoid, and five keys to success. See also the author's new student orientation video, focusing on online...

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    Pacific Union Conference - Adventist Education Statement on Standards and Common Core Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document on standards for student learning in Adventist schools includes a question and answer section regarding Common Core State Standards.

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    School Board Conflict of Interest Statement Sample - Pacific Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This model conflict of interest statement can be edited and used for your school board members.

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    Scriptural Foundations for Management Grade 12-Lifelong
    This monograph introduces the reader to Biblical ideas regarding business management.

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    The Forbidden School House - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school window. Villagers refused to sell Miss Crandall groceries or let her students attend the town church. The town authorities dragged her to jail and put...

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    The Global Religious Landscape Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report is about the size and distribution of the world’s major religious groups as of 2010. Pew Research has assembled data on the size and geographic distribution of eight major religious groups, including the religiously unaffiliated.

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    The Little Word Catcher - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 2
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Social Issues and Culture, Grade 2.

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    Underground to Canada - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 6
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Heroes, Grade 6.

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    When the Cherry Blossom Fell - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 5
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Friends and Family, Grade 5.

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    A Long Walk to Water - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday, beginning "as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her...

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    A Question of Yams - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God."The people of Kuri’s village have always prayed to the spirits when they plant their yams. Now Kuri’s father prays to the God of the Bible, and the crops begin to grow. But the...

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    Bible Tools Grade 11-Lifelong
    Created to provide resources relevant to specific Bible verses, this website includes cross-references and, where applicable, related passages from the writings of Ellen White, Matthew Henry, Albert Barnes, Adam Clarke, Uriah Smith, R.A. Torrey, and the Adventist...

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    Butterflies and Moths - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. "With breathtaking full-page images, Nic introduces young readers to the beauty and diversity of these amazing insects. The simple, engaging text presents both basic information and fun, quirky...

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    Charlie Horse - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "God has special plans, even for a horse! Charlie was just a country horse; hardly anyone paid attention to him—that is, until an angel told Ellen White that Charlie was the perfect horse for...

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    Ellen Ochoa - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 1: Heroes, sharing Ellen Ochoa's journey to becoming the first Hispanic woman astronaut to travel into space.

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    Far From Shore: Chronical of an Open Ocean Voyage - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. "Together with her shipmates, Sophie counts and collects samples of life in the deep ocean, from seabirds to dolphins, from winged fish to whales. Only their long-term fieldwork can really help...

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    Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. Follow Bessie as she goes from helping her family on a Texas cotton farm to becoming the first African American to hold a pilot's license.

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    Good Queen Bess - The Story of Elizabeth I of England - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. "Elizabeth I of England was born into an age of religious strife, in which plots and factions were everywhere, and private beliefs could be punished by death. She was a queen whose strong will, shrewd...

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    Grow with Me Spider - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. "An exploration of the life cycle and life span of spiders, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a spider's growth process from egg to spiderling to mature arachnid."

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    Guardians of the Mercy Seat - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God, chronicling "the adventures of Laadan and his friends as they struggle to know God’s will for Israel—and their own lives—in the tumultuous days leading up to the capture of...

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    Honorable in Business - Business Ethics from a Christian Perspective Grade 11-Lifelong
    "How can one be a Christian in the world of business, not just on the weekend? How can one be honorable in business? Through the integration of the Christian worldview and business ethics, this book provides Christians with a mental framework with which...

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    If You Lived Here - Houses of the World - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "Step into homes from around the world and discover the many fascinating ways people have lived and still live today. Uncover the reason why each home was constructed the way that it was—from...

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    Kids at Work - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "More than 2 million American children under 16 years of age were a regular part of the workforce. Many of them worked 12 hours or more a day, six days a week, for pitiful wages under unhealthy and...

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    Little Maid - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God. "Little Maid is a slave girl for Captain and Lady Naaman. Little Maid knows how to wash dishes and sweep floors. But that’s not all she knows. When the captain gets sick, she knows what...

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    Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Marisol McDonald has flaming red hair and nut-brown skin. Polka dots and stripes are her favorite combinations. She prefers peanut butter and jelly burritos in her lunch box. To...

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    Maritcha - A Nineteenth Century American Girl - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Maritcha was born in New York City in 1848. For most of her youth, she and her family lived in Lower Manhattan. Her life mirrored that of many children of the time, but it took...

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    Me...Jane - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 6: Environment. Jane Goodall "dreamed of a life helping animals and grew up to help change the world."

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    Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "This is the true story of a young seven-year-old German girl named Mercedes Simon and the American pilot Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping...

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    Noah Webster - Weaver of Words - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. "This title presents the life and accomplishments of the American lexicographer, who wrote the first American dictionary, published the first daily newspaper, created the first American insurance company,...

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    Odd Boy Out - Young Albert Einstein - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. "When he was born, Albert was a peculiar, fat baby with an unusually big and misshapen head. When he was older, he hit his sister, bothered his teachers, and didn’t have many friends. But in the...

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    Out of the Blue - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God. "Shadow Creek Ranch is a special place—full of beautiful things like rivers and mountains, horses to ride, and nature to explore. When the engine of young pilot Nathan McMillen’s...

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    Shipwrecked - The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "The law of the land in Japan read as follows: 'Any person who leaves the country to go to another and later returns will be put to death.' When fourteen-year-old Manjiro was working on...

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    The Art Lesson - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Tommy wants to be an artist when he grows up, and he can’t wait to meet his art teacher when he gets to first grade. Then he finds out that she expects him to copy her pictures....

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    The Cabin Faced West - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "Ann Hamilton is so lonely—her family has moved to the western frontier of Pennsylvania, and there are no friends to be found for miles around. Her family has to work hard in the garden and...

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    The Gardener - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "It’s the 1930s, and when Lydia Grace’s family can’t make ends meet, she’s packed on a train with her pockets and bags filled with seeds and sent to live...

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    The Lemonade Club - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. Best friends "are having a great year until Traci begins to notice some changes in Marilyn. She’s losing weight, and seems tired all the time. She has leukemia and a tough road of...

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    The Warrior Maiden - A Hopi Legend - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "This book is about a brave Hopi girl named Huh-ay-ay who helps save her tribe's pueblo from Apache raiders. The title alone captures attention because young girls are not often referred to as warriors....

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    Will We Miss Them? Endangered Species - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 6: Environment. "This book is about