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    Creating a Culture for African American Young Adults in Seventh-day Adventist Church Leadership in San Bernardino County Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The history of youth ministry in the African American church in the U.S. has always had young adults leading and taking action. In San Bernardino African American churches, that is not the case. Reasons such as fear, pressure, and lack of peer group...

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    Journey to Excellence Overview Text - J2E Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Journey to Excellence initiative provided a framework guiding Adventist education in North America into the 21st century. The outcomes are worth considering still in strategic planning. A pdf version is also available.

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    Peer Tutoring - Mentoring Students to Become Master Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Research and practice show that peer tutoring works. The multigrade classroom is an ideal fit for peer-tutoring programs. Structured lessons, flexibility of design, scaffolds such as prompt cards and role plays, students' use of mathematical language, and...

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    Science Class -- No More Yucks! Grade 4-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue suggests that by using encouragement, creative thinking, and the wonders of science, teachers can make science one of the most rewarding school experiences. Suggestions for doing this are to be honest and trustworthy,...

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    Teaching Math in the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    One of the biggest strengths of a multigrade class is having so many teachers in one place! Older students can help younger ones with concepts the older ones have mastered. This article tells how to implement a peer tutoring system for math in a one-room school...

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    The Brain and How It Works - Implications for Teaching and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Michael England presents a brief synopsis of recent developments in the area of brain research by focusing on four elements relevant to educators. These areas include: Neural Connections; Perceptual Register; Windows of Learning Opportunity; Enriched Environments....

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    The Effectiveness of Christian Adolescent Peer Counselor Training - A Controlled Study Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study evaluated the effectiveness of a Christian-based adolescent peer counseling curriculum (Sturkie & Tan, 1992) used with Christian high school students. The training group of 47 subjects received training, while 37 subjects were in the no-training...

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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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    Why You Need to Be Savvy About Learning Styles Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As student populations become more diverse, educators need to use a variety of teaching methodologies in an effort to help students learn how they learn best. Dorothy Patterson shares insights on how important it is for teachers to understand and accommodate...