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    Beyond Study Units and Artifacts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How do educators help students feel comfortable about cultural differences? In this article, the concept of effectively planning for and integrating cultural education into the classroom and beyond is developed through discussion of Eisner's Formula of Description,...

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    Building Community Out of Diversity Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article confronts the need for teachers and administrators to embrace and plan for diversity training in their school curricula. The author states that as a core part of God's design, diversity should lead to unity, not mere co-existence. Additional issues...

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    In Cathy's Classroom - Creating Community in a Multi-ethnic Classroom Grade 1-Grade 8
    "Forming close-knit relationships in a multi-ethnic classroom is a challenge faced by an increasing number of teachers in a shrinking world. Every young child wants to (and needs to) feel that they belong. A bright-eyed fourth grader, Anna, stated during...

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    JAE Editorial: Challenging Cultural Concepts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beverly Rumble's editorial notes that the Christian school system is the ideal place to begin teaching tolerance since at its core rests the commission to carry the gospel to every nation, kindred, tongue, and people. As the Adventist church becomes more diverse,...

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    Multicultural Education: A Spiritual Imperative Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Because the Adventist church and school system is worldwide, Adventist educators need to be sensitive to the needs of students from multicultural and multi-ethnic origins. This article includes several universal rules for multicultural relations: smile; look...

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    Teaching strategies and adaptations of teachers in multiculturally diverse classrooms in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 schools in North America Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of Adventist teachers - their training, their use of instructional strategies, and the challenges they encounter when teaching students of different cultures. Banks' multicultural pradigms was the theoretical...

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    Understanding, Serving and Educating Students in Urban Settings Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors explore the difficulties facing minority students, particularly in urban settings. They describe methods that can be used to solve school leadership issues, build student self-confidence and self-respect, increase student motivation, break the...

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    What Makes a School Multicultural? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Cross-cultural understanding and respect for diversity are no longer optional in the Adventist classroom, curriculum, or in program planning, but a necessity. Rosado states that a new model of education is needed to prepare young Christians for the 21st century....