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Adventist Robotics  First Lego League and First Tech Challenge KindergartenGrade 12FIRST LEGO League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children ages 414 through fun, exciting handson learning, while FIRST Tech Challenge students (grades 712) learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build,... 
NAD Elementary Mathematics Standards KindergartenGrade 8Download the performance standards for K8 math classes in North American Adventist schools: Numbers... 
NAD Math K8 KindergartenGrade 8Find elementary math curriculum information and help, strategies, and other resources provided by the North American Division Office of Education. 
NAD Standards for High School Math Courses Grade 9Grade 12Download the performance standards for mathematics courses in North American Adventist high schools: PreAlgebra 
Transformational Teaching  Adventist Worldview Curriculum Frameworks KindergartenGrade 12Explore "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,... 
A Mathematics Challenge for Tomorrow KindergartenGrade 12Students in Seventhday Adventist schools score close to the national norm in math on standardized tests. Some suggestions for improvement are given in the article, including having studentcentered and studentdirected classrooms and showing students math... 
A NoPaper Day KindergartenGrade 12A multigrade teacher shares how to implement a nopaper day each week. This is a day where students learn but the teacher doesn't have to take home papers to grade for the day. The author shares ideas for how to teach math, reading, Bible, language, spelling,... 
A StudentCentred Mathematics Booklet System  Its Influence on Student's Mathematical Performance and Attitudes to Mathematics TertiaryLifelong"There are many approaches to teaching mathematics. This paper examines one studentcentred approach called the Booklet System used by a number of secondary schools in Brisbane from the mid1990's for about a decade. Claims made by those advocating this... 
ABCs, 1,2,3s and PE  Using Physical Activity to Teach Curriculum KindergartenGrade 6This NAD session highlights current research linking physical fitness to academic performance in youth. Morgan demonstrates how core curricular topics can be taught to K4 elementary students using movement activities in a kinesthetic learning style. 
Adding Music and Taste to Fractions Grade 1Grade 8This detailed presentation and accompanying activity from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session covers activities such as "paper folding, making fraction musical tubes, and a processoriented activity, 'Fraction Breakfast," which can be used to... 
Adventist Education Videos PreschoolGrade 12Browse hundreds of free presentations and webinars on a variety of topics, all provided by the North American Division Office of Education on their Vimeo channel. 
Algebra 2 Powerpoints  Andrews Academy Grade 9Grade 12Unzip this large download to access 12 powerpoints. Each powerpoint covers the content as organized in one chapter of McDougal Littell's 2001 Algebra 2 text, currently used in NAD Adventist high schools. Titles include: equations and inequalities, linear equations... 
All I do in Kindergarten is Play! PreschoolKindergartenThis 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,... 
An Annotated List of Web Resources for Math Educators KindergartenLifelongA comprehensive list of useful web resources for teachers in K16 settings. Titles include: Math Forum; MATHCOUNTS; A+ Math; Math Goodies; Exactly How is Math Used in Technology?; Students Math Notes; Texas Instruments Educational Resources; The Grey Labyrinth;... 
Andrews University Mathematics: Precalculus Algebra TertiaryLifelongJoon Hyuk Kang's course outlines for Andrews University mathematics courses: Precalculus Algebra; Precalculus Trigonometry; Introduction to Linear Algebra; Applied Mathematics. 
Andrews University Mathematics: Introduction to Applied Statistics Grade 11LifelongShandelle Henson's course outlines for Andrews University mathematics courses: Introduction to Applied Statistics. 
Are Your Students Scared to Death of Mathematics? KindergartenGrade 12This article from the JAE special math issue deals with how to help students overcome their fear of math, in particular problem solving. Suggestions for how to teach problem solving include teachers preparing themselves to teach, helping students develop a... 
Artificial Intelligence from the Foundations of Mathematics To Intelligent Computers TertiaryLifelongThis paper examines "the ramifications of artificial intelligence (AI) from a Christian perspective. 
Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences TertiaryLifelongA network of Christian mathematicians dedicated to integrating mathematics with faith and to promoting quality teaching. Website includes information about conferences, membership and the free online journal. 
Best Practices  Understanding Challenges in Learning Math KindergartenGrade 12Many students experience math anxiety. Educators can unintentionally contribute to this with their own negative attitudes towards mathematics. This presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session focuses on the "prevalence, causes, and best practices... 
Best Practices to Impact Student Outcomes KindergartenGrade 8Presented by the Big Ideas Math VP and author, this 2018 NAD convention breakout session shared "how to make sure students are able to go from surface knowledge to deep knowledge and be able to transfer that knowledge." The file includes samples... 
Book Review  Supporting Mathematical Thinking KindergartenLifelongIn this TEACH Journal article, the authors review an informative source for teaching mathematics in K6 and lower secondary classrooms. Book refer begins in second column of the document. 
Building STEMthusiasm PreschoolGrade 12This 2018 NAD convention workshop focused on "helping teachers develop a schoolwide STEM program designed to involve all students in STEM related activities." The accompanying materials include an introduction to STEM education, a STEM thematic... 
Chaos  A New Mathematical Paradigm TertiaryLifelongHowe briefly explains what chaos is and outlines "how this theory can inform and modify our mathematical worldview."It is also the hope of the author that the reader will be able to apply the theory to their respective discipline. This paper... 
Computer Algebraic Systems in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics  Philosophical Considerations Grade 9TertiaryThe author first presents the current trends of various educational philosophies, which are criticized for their reductionist character. This paper is based on a literature review of recent research on the introduction of computer algebraic systems (CAS: Computer... 
Computers and Mathematics  A Revolution in Progress KindergartenGrade 12Computer technology has a great capacity to help students with mastery in mathematics through drill and practice or problem solving, using Logo to develop concepts, concentration on problem solving techniques, cooperative learning with computers, and moving... 
Contemporary Ideas for Teaching SecondaryLevel Mathematics Grade 9Grade 12Robert Moore and Ted Hodgson present practical ideas for teaching secondary math classes. These include using mathematical software; letting students teach concepts; emphasizing the connectedness of mathematics; addressing the cognitive and affective components... 
Curriculum Frameworks for Adventist Secondary Schools in SPD Grade 7Grade 12Essential curriculum development tools for Christian secondary schools, these downloadable frameworks outline the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and show teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian... 
Discovering Geometry Through PatchPictures KindergartenGrade 8This article discusses the use of geometric shapes to make pictures. Students learn that the 'prime figures' can be combined to make new shapes, and that shapes can overlap. In using their creativity, students can learn and understand aspects of geometry through... 
Discovering Large and Small Numbers Grade 3Grade 8In using a handson activity involving grains of sand, teachers can help students comprehend difficult concepts such as the relationship between numbers and weights or the properties of large and small numbers. The article provides practical examples of how... 
Doing Twice as Much Maths in Half the Time  Implementing Scrum Methodology in a Year 7 Mathematics Classroom Grade 5Grade 12Originally 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. 
Elementary Math Standards Correlation KindergartenGrade 8Created by a committee of teachers, the "Pacific Union Conference Correlation of the North American Division Standards and Common Core State Standards includes the following six documents: 'I Can Statements' Student Summary, 'I Can Statements' Class Summary,... 
Ellen Ochoa  Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 1: Heroes, sharing Ellen Ochoa's journey to becoming the first Hispanic woman astronaut to travel into space. 
Empirical development of an instructional product and its impact on mastery of geometry concepts KindergartenGrade 12Problem: Relatively poor levels of mathematical thinking among American school children have been identified as a major issue over the past half century. Many efforts have been made to increase the mathematics performance of children in schools. Additionally,... 
Empower Each Student to Explore What's Core with Math on the Floor! KindergartenGrade 8These handouts from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session provide active math learning experiences. 
Encouraging Productive Struggle in Mathematics KindergartenGrade 12From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this presentation will help you "create a culture where students WANT to solve problems and are WILLING to persevere when math gets challenging." 
Everyone Wins With Math Teams KindergartenGrade 8A successful way of helping elementary students achieve success in math is to develop Math Teams comprised of student/teacher teams at school, and student/family teams at home. The home team is made up of parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and interested family... 
EXSEED — EXcellence in STEM Experiential EDucation KindergartenTertiary"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." 
Fantastic Fractions Unit Grade 3Grade 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,... 
Fundamentals of Math  Unit Plan Grade 7Grade 12"This unit attempts to explain the fundamental principles that govern higher math courses such as Advanced Algebra, Geometry, PreCalculus, Probability & Statistics, and Calculus. Not every principle is covered, but the majority of them are. With... 
Geogebra  Powertool for Your Math Classroom Grade 7Grade 12This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the use of Geogebra, a free internet tool, in the math classroom. Examples from algebra through calculus will be shown, as well as an introduction to the web site with many lesson ideas that have been... 
Geometry Is More Than Proof  Engaging Students in Visual, Verbal, Drawing, Logical, and Applied Skills Grade 9Grade 12The presenter of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session discussed "reasons why students have difficulty with high school geometry and [suggested] some ideas to address those issues by engaging students in activities involving visual, verbal, drawing,... 
Getting on Board with the STEM Revolution  Two Christian Schools’ Experiences KindergartenGrade 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." 
Girls Are Scientists, Too! KindergartenTertiaryWho are scientists? Teachers must challenging the stereotype that exist both within and outside the classroom, and create an environment where girls are encouraged to reach their full potential in the study of the sciences. This can be done by providing role... 
Go Math! Yearly Plans for Grades 1  4 Grade 1Grade 4Four yearly plans for the Math curriculum using the Go Math text series for grades 1  4. They are designed to help the teacher stay on track by laying out the entire school year in weeks. They are also aligned with common core performance standards by each... 
God in Nature  Revelation of the Divine Mathematician TertiaryLifelongThompson "presents a mathematical model of creation, deterioration and restoration as a starting point for the (mathematics) teacher... mathematical applications have been used to help illustrate the processes by which God makes Himself known to usHis... 
Help! REACH KindergartenGrade 12The title of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session was "Help! Dick can't read, Jane can't do math, and Sally (and Spot) can't sit still! What do I do?" View the copy of the PowerPoint for an overview of REACH  Reaching to Educate All Children... 
Highschool Textbook Supplements SSD Grade 5Grade 12Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values. These are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,... 
Holiday Materials  March  Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Grade 1Grade 5Special holidays in the month of March include American Red Cross Month, Music in our Schools Month, National Women's History Month, National Nutrition Month, Youth Art Month, Adoption of the U.S. National Anthem, National School Breakfast Week, Newspaper... 
Home Makeover Unit Grade 6In 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,... 
How to Make Learning Mathematics Fun for Students KindergartenGrade 12The presenter's notes from this 2018 NAD convention session will teach you "new ways to connect students to math's relevancy related to typical life's challenges, by drawing on examples from finance, engineering and science....Students experience success... 
Improving Math Achievement Test Scores KindergartenGrade 8This article from the JAE special math issue suggests techniques for assuring success in math achievement tests and analyzes the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills. Teachers should test students frequently throughout the school year, use questions that will recall... 
Improving Students' Mathematical Thinking Grade 1Tertiary"Mathematical thinking is understood and appreciated in academic circles. Such thinking differs from thinking in other subjects in its vocabulary, symbols, and grammar. It requires working with multiple solutions and problem generation by thinking across... 
Inspired Instruction  RTI, Guided Reading & Differentiated Instruction KindergartenGrade 8This 2018 NAD convention breakout session introduced "benefits of RTI (ResponsetoIntervention), implementation of a balanced literacy program utilizing guided reading and guided math, and use of the Daily 5 model" to positively impact student outcomes.... 
Institutional Indicators of Academic Achievement  An Exploratory Study in the Ninth Year of General Basic Education in Mar del Plata Grade 9TertiaryThe purpose of this research was to determine the relationship between academic achievement in mathematics and language of students at the end of the third cycle of general basic education (EGB) and some aspects of the educational institution: type of management,... 
Integrating Christian Values and Learning in the Teaching of Mathematics TertiaryLifelongThe author "focuses on how values integration can be done in a mathematics classroom. Specifically, it aims to answer the following questions: 1. What are the moral, social, and spiritual values that can be integrated in mathematics teaching from... 
Integrating Faith and Learning in the Math and Science Classroom KindergartenGrade 12With the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn strategies and activities for integrating faith and teaching/learning in the mathematics and science classroom. These ideas entail more than reading a Bible verse or praying... 
Integration of Faith in Mathematics Grade 1Grade 12This document provides a template of North American Division Mathematics standards, related Bible texts, and applications for spiritual emphasis. A philosophical basis, personal strategies, and thematic strategies are also included. 
Interaction, Service, and Outreach Grade 9Grade 12A unique curriculum proposal for an interaction, service, and outreach program for Adventist secondary schools. Guidelines for implementation and samples of projects and scheduling for physical education, math, geography, Bible classes and allschool projects... 
Intersections of Math and Literacy  Heuristic Patterns KindergartenGrade 6Integration between subjects is essential for deep understanding, but what heuristic strategies are available to join math and literacy? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation offers children’s literature options in math and language linked to... 
JAE Editorial: The Blessings of Math KindergartenGrade 12In this editorial Beverly RobinsonRumble explores the rationale that mathematics, taught from a Christian perspective, can not only prepare students to enter the highly technological world of the 21st Century, but also help them understand the fundamental... 
JAE Editorial: The Adventure of Mathematics KindergartenGrade 12Guest editor Wil Clarke introduces the issue featuring articles to inspire and encourage Christian teachers as they lead students into the adventure of mathematics. Articles included: Making a Difference... 
JAE Editorial: Why Do I Need to Know About STEM? I Don’t Teach Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math! KindergartenGrade 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 servicelearning." Additional articles... 
Kuyer Mathematics Online Grade 7Grade 12This math curriculum "integrates a Christian approach, using mathematics to think about and better understand God, his creation, and our place and calling in the world." The math curriculum has 9 lessons to enrich a high school level mathematics... 
Launching a Program of Individualized Math Instruction KindergartenGrade 12The purpose of this article in the JAE special math issue is to provide a model for individualization in math instruction that caters to the uniqueness of each child. Advice given is designed to assist teachers in implementing a model that will help children... 
Leonardo da Vinci in the Classroom  Using Renaissance Thinking to Inspire STEM Education KindergartenGrade 12Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "ways to bring history, science, technology, engineering, math and art to the K12 classroom." See the presentation for an overview. 
Lines, lines, lines! A Detailed Study of Linear Equations Grade 7Grade 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... 
Lively Math Teaching What is it? How is it Done? KindergartenGrade 12This article in the JAE special math issue introduces elements that teachers must have and what they must do to have successful and lively math classes. Teachers must compile concise yearly goals for their pupils; inspect the textbook and select supplementary... 
Maintain Interest by Making Mistakes KindergartenGrade 12At this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, a 36year veteran math teacher shared techniques and hints, including how he uses "personal mistakes to help keep students actively involved in class." Read the presentation for details. 
Make Mine Math  GO Math and Big Ideas Math K8 Yearly Plan KindergartenGrade 8This is a yearly plan of how to teach the GO Math series in a multigrade setting, while integrating the computer program, IXL. At the end are lesson plans/projects that can be used to introduce GO Math units and are designed to incorporate all students in... 
Making Education Work KindergartenGrade 12The combined efforts of school and home as well as reading, phonics, math, writing, science, and homework are important areas in which schools can make education work. A discussion of the U.S. Department of Education's "What Works: Research About Teaching... 
Math and Reading Help For Kids PreschoolGrade 10Math and Reading Help for Kids is a directory of hundreds of original articles, tips, and resources centered on the topic of children's learning. Although the articles in this site are primarily written to help parents make informed decisions about their child's... 
Math Anxiety: Helping Students Learn to Succeed Grade 7Grade 12Research reveals a relationship between math anxiety and underperforming in math. Sydney Samuel shares the reasons why high school and college age students have difficulty mastering concepts in mathematics. An overview of difficulties that take place at the... 
Math for Science Unit Plan Grade 7Grade 10This 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... 
Math Strategies Resource List KindergartenGrade 12The seven pages of links on this list provide strategies, materials, and activities for all levels and areas of math. 
MathRelated Problems of Dyslexia KindergartenGrade 12Strategies for helping the learningdisabled child master math. Math difficulties may be traced to dyslexia and/or reading related problems, may be part of an overall learning disability, but for some math may be the only subject in which they have problems.... 
Mathematical Manipulatives  Creating an Environment for Understanding, Efficiency, Engagement, and Enjoyment KindergartenGrade 4The 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." 
Mathematics  A catalyst for faith? Tertiary"A number of features of mathematics and its relation to the sciences speak in harmony with Scripture’s revelation of God. Can this serve as a catalyst for faith?" 
Mathematics Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5Grade 12An 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... 
Mathematics FORTE  For Talents in Education Differentiated Activities for K12 KindergartenGrade 12FORTE'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... 
Mathematics in the Light of Eternity  Toward an Adventist Understanding of Mathematics Grade 5TertiaryThis article discusses “the nature and value of doing and teaching mathematics from an Adventist perspective.” Bosman explores the connections between mathematics and reality, creation, eternity, and education. 
Mathematics Standards: Who Needs Them? KindergartenGrade 12The authors of this article argue in support of the new mathematical standards which allow teachers to create learning environments that promote active involvement in mathematics, and provide opportunities for students to speak and write about mathematics,... 
Multigrade Reality Check in Mathematics in 5th Grade Primary Classrooms Grade 4Grade 6This study analyzed two fifth grade classrooms in order to prove that in each classroom there is a muliple grade levels, since in the same classroom there are students with different levels that would place most of them in different grades, others in the corresponding... 
NAD K12 Textbook Lists Grade 9Grade 12Access 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. 
NAD Mathematics Curriculum Guide K12 KindergartenGrade 12This NAD curriculum guide outlines the Adventist philosophy and rationale in maths education K12, spiritual concepts, goals, and specific objectives for each subtopic for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely on older curriculum guides, NAD... 
Needs Assessment of Senior High School Mathematics Teachers in Teaching Statistics and Probability Grade 9Grade 12Conducted in the Philippines, this descriptive research showed that although the studied high school teachers had content knowledge, they need additional training to effectively teach statistics and probability. 
Number Sense and Literacy in Motion KindergartenGrade 12"Reach the whole child through multiple ways of teaching physical literacy and fitness concepts through rhythm and rhyme, and technology... Students are on the move while literacy and number sense in the classroom come together." In addition to the... 
Nurturing Faith in Math Class Grade 11Tertiary"When are we ever going to use this?" is a common question asked by math students, according to Robert Moore, and math teachers should provide a ready response, realizing that this query is not just a complaint, but a simple desire to understand... 
Outdoor Education  God's First Book, Our First Classroom PreschoolGrade 8See 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... 
Place Value and Everything in Its Place KindergartenGrade 4This 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... 
Practical Applications of Technology Education KindergartenGrade 12In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, see how Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM) can be incorporated to stimulate student interest in related professions and occupations. 
Practical Math  What Do Debt, AIDS, and Quilts Have in Common Grade 5Grade 12The author provides practical life applications for math class at various levels, including “debt management, HIV/AIDS, interpreting statistics accurately, and understanding investing.” These and other mathrelated issues “are important for... 
Probability and Statistics Unit Plan Grade 11TertiaryThis faith integrated probability and statistics unit plan challenges student to (1) appropriately manage personal finances, (2) develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data, and (3) understand and apply basic concepts of probability.... 
Problemsolving Skills and Their Relationship to Academic Performance Grade 10TertiaryProblem solving is an activity in which one participates daily and in various ways. The way in which mathematical problems are faced requires strategies to solve them satisfactorily. 
Problems Arising From Streaming Mathematics Students in Australian Christian Secondary Schools Grade 8Grade 12This TEACH journal article focuses on selected sections of a wider research study that investigated the perceptions of students in upper, lower, and mixedability stream mathematics classes, regarding their classroom learning environment. The most significant... 
Problems for Inquisitive Minds  Reading Problems for Intelligent Youth Grade 6Grade 12This 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. 
Rational Numbers Unit Plan Grade 7Grade 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... 
Relationships between learning style preferences of selected elementary pupils and their achievement in Math and Reading KindergartenGrade 12The purpose was to determine (1) which learning style elements, as characteristic of High and of Low Achievers in Math and in Reading, effectively discriminate between these groups, and (2) which learning style elements may be predictors of achievement in... 
Resolution of Arithmetic Accounts  The Potential of 3rd Grade Students of an Elementary School in Palmas, Tocantins Grade 3TertiaryThis 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... 
Response to Intervention for Math  Using Data to Design and Monitor Interventions KindergartenGrade 12Response to Intervention (RTI) is “a systematic process to analyze student outcome data in order to determine appropriate interventions” for students who are struggling with math. In an RTI classroom model, the teacher first examines classwide... 
Revitalizing the Mathematics Learning Environment KindergartenGrade 12In the math classroom, the teacher should focus on students understanding concepts rather than overemphasizing obtaining correct answers. Students should be encouraged to look at many ways of solving problems, not merely the 'right one' the teacher provides.... 
Science and Christian Belief Grade 11LifelongScience & Christian Belief is a journal concerned with the interactions of science and religion, with particular reference to Christianity. The traffic of ideas between science and religion has been flowing for many centuries and shows no signs... 
Scientific Constructivism  A Remedy for Miseducation in Mathematics Grade 1Tertiary"Mathematics education is in serious trouble. Some call this problem 'mathematical miseducation.' Unsatisfactory performance in mathematics by students at all levels of education—elementary to tertiary—as evidenced through national and international... 
Solving the Multiplication Table Dilemma Grade 3Grade 8Roy shares how strategies in the Rebecca Sitton Spelling Workshop finds can be successfully implemented in the math classroom in order to help students to master multiplication tables. One important strategy discussed in this article is the importance of posting... 
STEM Down the Track  Two Christian Schools' Further Experiences KindergartenGrade 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... 
STEM Fest: Fun for Everyone! KindergartenGrade 12Learn how creating a STEM department in your school can offer students an interdisciplinary approach to STEM as they utilize problembased learning. Students also have “opportunities for internships, field trips, STEMrelated community service and outreach,... 
Strategies for Integrating Faith in Mathematics KindergartenGrade 12This article's philosophical basis is that mathematics is an integral part of God's creation and an understanding of its concepts will lead to discerning spiritual truths in mathematical principles, relationships, and processes. By doing this, teachers will... 
Students With Difficulties in Visual/Spatial Perception, Processing, and/or Recall KindergartenGrade 12A useful compilation of handson, practical suggestions for working with students who have difficulties with visual/spatial perception, auditory perception, vocabulary development, processing, and/or recall. 
Students with Varying Levels of Mathematics in Elementary School Classrooms  A Multigrade Problem Grade 1Grade 7In its current approach to the teaching of mathematics, elementary education requires that the student becomes an active agent in the educational process, that is, that he/she acquires a meaningful knowledge of his/her own and acquires a broader vision of... 
Symmetry and Tessellations Unit KindergartenGrade 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 Escherlike tessellation." Adaptable to any grade level, this... 
Teacher Training  Can it Improve Elementary Math TertiaryThis article from the JAE special math issue discusses how to train teachers for elementary math instruction, both preservice and inservice teachers. Components of a math methods course are demanding proficiency in the basic math skills; merging an understanding... 
Techie Math  Using the TI83/84 Graphing Calculator Grade 9Grade 12It’s still important for students to understand the concepts behind the math in these subjects, before diving into the technology. Perhaps the math ideas in these areas can be reinforced, emphasized, enhanced, or further explored using one of today’s technology – a TI83/84 graphing calculator. 
Technology and the Secondary Curriculum Grade 9Grade 12This article from the JAE special technology and education issue examines how secondary teachers can help students become technologically literate by integrating technology into the subjects currently being taught. Suggestions for integrating technology into... 
Technology Ideas for Enhancing Math Curriculum KindergartenGrade 12Learn about software and management ideas for using technology in your math curriculum. Explore Internet resources to supplement your handson classroom activities. Gather ideas for the one or two computer classroom. Experience math & technology activities... 
The Finite, the Infinite, and God Grade 9LifelongClarke explores infinity and how it can influence our understanding of our Creator and our relation to him. This paper was presented at the first Institute of Christian Teaching. 
The formal, the planned, and the learned curriculum in an elementary education methods course for mathematics  Three perspectives on course content KindergartenGrade 12One of the most common questions mathematics teachers hear from their students is a question of content value: "When am I ever going to use this?" This research paper looks at the question of content value for students enrolled in an elementary methods... 
The Joy of Faith and the Challenge of Science TertiaryLifelong"How does one face the challenges of science even as one reaches up to hold on to the joy of faith?" 
The LearningDisabled Child: A Challenge for Christian Teachers KindergartenGrade 12This article from the JAE special exceptional child issue questions how Christian teachers can deal with learningdisabled children. Children must be tested to determine their specific problem, then given material at the proper reading level. Ideas for teaching... 
The Pi Crisis  Skit Grade 7Grade 12Written 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. 
The Quality of the Mexican Educational System from the Results of National Evaluations  Learning in Mathematics Grade 3Grade 7This article systematizes information produced by the evaluations of the quality of the Mexican educational system conducted by the National Institute for the Evaluation of Education between 2005 and 2007. Although these evaluations cover several content areas,... 
The relationship of selfconcept, sex, age, major, anxiety, mathematics background, and mathematics ability to the level of mathematics and statistical anxiety among college juniors TertiaryProblem: One's choice of career has significant effect upon one's future life in terms of earning potential and social interaction. Mathematics/statistical anxiety and the mathematics avoidance often accompanying such anxiety, can influence career choice,... 
The Use of Mathematical Games for Teaching Fractions TertiaryGames have been proposed as an important teaching strategy. However, the suggestions are usually very vague and there is little research on the on the success of their use in specific educational situations. The purpose of this paper is to investigate how... 
Tips  Math Approaches for Children KindergartenGrade 8A handout for parents suggesting approaches they can take and activities they can do to help their children learn math. 
Understanding and Cultivating Mathematical Resilience in Students KindergartenGrade 12"As educators, we must instill a mathematical resilience that will support students in future mathematics courses and future careersindeed, their entire lives." 
Understanding Dyscalculia PreschoolGrade 8This 2018 NAD convention workshop focused on "the prevalence, causes, and best practices to address Dyscalculia in students." 
Understanding How Nature Works  Last Piece of the Puzzle? Grade 11LifelongThe ubiquity of dynamic and complex systems and chaos has helped mathematicians recognize the limitations of the scientific process and the wider scope of mathematics. They also offer some new opportunities for the believer in a Creator God to enlarge his... 
Using Bendable and Rigid Manipulatives in Primary Mathematics  Is One More Effective Than the Other in Conceptualising 3D Objects from Their 2D Nets? Grade 4Grade 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... 
Using Graphic Organizers to Activate Prior Learning in Mathematics Grade 1Grade 12In addition to useful information on how to use graphic organizers, find methods on connecting Bible verses to mathematics topics. The strategies can be used in other subjects as well. 
Walla Walla Engineering Courses  Rob Frohne TertiaryLifelongRob 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). 
We Love Number Talks  Let's Talk Math! KindergartenGrade 8With 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." 
Writing in the Math Class KindergartenGrade 8There is an increased emphasis in writing across the curriculum. This article gives many practical suggestions for incorporating writing in the math class. These suggestions range from explaining processes to writing poems, letters, and story problems.