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resources for faith-based world history and global studies


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    NAD Standards for High School Social Studies and Social Science Courses Grade 7-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for social studies instruction in North American Adventist high schools: World Geography World...

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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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    A Heart Open to the Suffering of Others Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article follows the history of the Dutch-Paris Escape Line used during World War II to help Jews, Resisters, and downed Allied Aviators fleeing from from Nazi-occupied territories. The article unfolds the autobiography of the founder of this escape network,...

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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 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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    Adventist Classrooms - A Potential Global Village Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bayer suggests using technology to create a Global Village, which would help students become successful and contributing citizens and effective Christian witnesses in our ever-changing global society. Bayer gives a list of resources that can be used to encourage global learning.

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

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    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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    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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    Daniel Prophecy Chart Grade 9-Grade 12
    Created by a teacher, this chart is a "parallel comparison of Daniel 2, 7, and 8." Also includes a "historical component and the Adventist understanding of these three visions given to Daniel."

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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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    Educating for Citizenship - Social Studies in Contemporary Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Land provides an overview of the purpose of and methods for biblically integrated social studies in North American Adventist K-12 curriculum. Emphasizing citizenship education, he concludes, "social studies aims to help children and young people understand...

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    Enlarging the Vision - Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is being done in schools and colleges to train the eyes and ears of the youth to see and hear and appreciate the visual and auditory world? College students today have little appreciation, understanding or knowledge of the arts. The arts and other human...

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    Fernando and Ana Stahl - Missionary Social Activists? Grade 9-Lifelong
    Separate but equal was an issue in Peru during the 1950s and 1960s, continuing in some parts of the world today. This article considers the personal transformation of a missionary family and how they dealt with the same issue based on class order, rather...

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    Fisher-Buyer Trade Relations - An Oppressive Reality Tertiary-Lifelong
    Despite the abundance of marine resources in the Philippines, those doing the fishing live below the poverty line. "This study sought to understand the fisher-buyer trade relations and how they become problematic and favorable to the buyer."

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    French History Sample Lesson Grade 7-Grade 11
    This sample faith-integrated lesson investigates French history and standing firm for one's faith despite societal pressures. Focuses on the reign of Louis XIV and the Waldenses. Originally shared through the Journey to Excellence website.

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    Global Issues Education Projects by Subject Matter Grade 4-Grade 12
    This global issues starter kit gives teachers resources to provide students information about the world that is timely, relevant and classroom appropriate with regard to the major issues the world's citizen are currently facing. It also seeks to inspire desire...

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    God and History - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Schwantes talks about history, and how it reflects God’s eternal purpose.

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    God and History - interpreting contemporary events from a Christian perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sibanda believes that "in as much as the atheists have developed their own interpretation of historical events, which is compatible with their worldview, Christians should also interpret contemporary events according to their worldview." This...

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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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    Great Leaders and Leadership Principles Thematic Unit Grade 3-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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    Hana's Suitcase WebQuest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Note: This title is not included in the theme book list for Pathways 2.0. Designed to go with the Pathways materials for Hana's Suitcase, this WebQuest allows students to choose between two topics for their multi-media presentation: Hana Brady or Terezin...

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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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    History 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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    History Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Integrating faith with introductory Western history, this text provides a Christian perspective on the major epochs, issues, and events of Western Civilization. It details the role of the Greeks and Hebrews, Jesus in history, the Renaissance, and more. Cosponsored...

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    Holocaust Literary and Research Unit Grade 7-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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    How to Teach Black History Using Children's Literature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With special emphasis on Adventist Black history, this 2018 NAD convention presentation "uses children's literature to trace a chronological sequence from creation to modern times" of Black history.

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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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    Implications of the Christian Understanding of Human Nature for the Writing and Teaching of History Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In an effort to move to the direction of practical application, Land examines the assumptions and interpretations found in several historical works from the perspective of both philosophy of history and Christian theology. By focusing on the understanding...

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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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    Inclusive Curricula, Pedagogies, and Environments in the Social Studies Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Defining learning outcomes is a primary challenge in teaching and learning about diversity; thus, adopting and practicing culturally responsive ideology responds to all students’ needs by focusing on inclusive curricula, pedagogies, and environments."

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    INFO Editorial: Globalization and Its Impact on Education, Economy, and Language Tertiary
    "The current issue of the journal analyzes the impact of globalization from the perspectives of economics, education, and language. While the word 'globalization' always seems to focus more on economics than other fields, it is time to look at its other...

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    INFO Editorial: Globalization, Ethics, and Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The world is becoming increasingly complex and interdependent. What happens in Costa Rica affects people in Kenya, and what happens in the Philippines affects people who live in China (and vice versa) in ways that it never did in years past. The concept...

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    Integrating 'Herstory' Into History Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue identifies several probing questions that when asked will highlight the significance of women's roles, attitudes, and values. Projects, bulletin boards, role-playing, films, books,...

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    Integrating Faith and History Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shows how teachers can integrate faith and history and provides a list of suggested reading. It discusses the need to understand both faith and learning successfully and how this relates to history, with implications for other disciplines as well.

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    Interview with the Mayas, Aztecs and Incas Play Grade 5-Grade 6
    This play was written for 6th grade students to perform after studying about the Inca, Aztec and Mayan empires and their conquest by the Spanish. The number of parts can be combined if needed. A powerpoint presentation was used as a background on a big screen...

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    Is Religion a Cause for Violence? Tertiary-Lifelong
    “Seldom does a religion teach the use of violence to carry out its message, although some extreme proponents of a religion may indulge in violence as a means of its propagation or justification. We, as Christians, must be the first to acknowledge that.”

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    JAE Editorial: History Is Not Bunk Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Questions are raised about the student's attitude to history. History is more than recalling dates. The historical narrative of the Bible provides us with an understanding of God, His dealings with and hopes for His children. Both secular and religious history...

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    Leonardo da Vinci in the Classroom - Using Renaissance Thinking to Inspire STEM Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "ways to bring history, science, technology, engineering, math and art to the K-12 classroom." See the presentation for an overview.

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    Let Your Light Shine Before Others Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dianne Craig shares a faith integrating Social Studies exercise that also encourages her students to become personally engaged in Social Studies. Students are encouraged to create a 'Hall of Portraits' that represents the heroes in their lives - people of...

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    Medieval Europe Unit Grade 6-Grade 9
    Choose from a series of resources that integrate faith with the study of Medieval Europe: hands-on activities, journals, worksheets, overheads and notes.

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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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    Night at the Museum Grade 5-Grade 10
    7th and 8th grade students create a living museum by researching, preparing displays, and then acting as characters for their guests.

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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 World - World History in the College Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    World history is a necessity in this age of mass and instantaneous communications. This article explores the significance of integrating faith into the college history curriculum, and making the connection between missions and history. In this age of global...

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    Oral History in the Classroom - Integrating Faith, Learning, and Service Grade 7-Grade 12
    Looking for a way to engage students in history class? An oral-history project can have many benefits. Planning tips, question suggestions, and potential challenges are covered.

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    Parallel Timeline - Adventist, World & USA History, 1800 to 2008 Grade 7-Grade 12
    A parallel time line highlighting significant historical dates from the 18th-21st centuries in the areas of: United States history, World History, and the History of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Very user friendly.

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    Precursors and Outcomes of Place Branding - A Conceptual Framework Tertiary-Lifelong
    A relatively new concept, place branding is unique from product branding in that its precursors include people, identity and heritage, special identity, and ambassador networks. If successful, place branding’s outcome is economic development.

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    Profile 1: Curriculum Innovation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The classroom becomes a village at Paradise Adventist Academy. Students participate in an exciting simulation on what westward expansion was like during the year 1875. This activity includes a several-day long trip in a 19th Century wagon which students themselves...

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    Putting Imagination Into Education - The Tools of Interactive Learning Grade 3-Grade 12
    While satellite communication, video feeds, and the World Wide Web cannot take the place of the teacher, these advancements in technology, when used effectively, inspire students and cultivate their imaginations, bringing subject material to life. Hadley provides...

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    Responsible Proselytism - An Inter-Religious Statement Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Freedom of religion or belief is a basic human right. Despite the strong support given to this universal right during the past fifty years by the various international instruments, beginning with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, and...

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    Salt in History and the Bible - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 3
    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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    Sir Patrick L. Allen - Dialogue with the Governor General of Jamaica Grade 10-Lifelong
    Learn about Patrick Allen, appointed governor general of Jamaica in 2009, and his journey as an Adventist leader.

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

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    Songs of Zion - The African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States and South Africa Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Songs of the Black religious tradition reflect the past of slavery and servitude, the struggle for freedom and liberation; they reflect the present with its continuing demands and perplexities and an ever-present hope for a future that will reflect the rulership...

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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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    Stories - Adventist Book Center Recommended Books Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books and DVD's containing stories and biographies.

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    Teaching History Truthfully Grade 9-Lifelong
    Gary Land addresses the problem of misinformation and factual error in today's history textbooks. This occurrence often results in neglect of entire perspectives in history and a distortion of past events in an effort to depict certain nations favorably. In...

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    Teaching National History in the Context of the Biblical-Christian Worldview Grade 9-Lifelong
    Zhigankov presents an approach to teaching national history to high school and college students. With careful adaptation this approach can be used both in secular and Christian schools and colleges. This paper was presented at the 24th Institute of Christian...

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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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    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 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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    The Sustainability of the Social Responsibility of Canaan Farmers’ Schools - A Comparative Case Study of South Korea and the Philippines Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper is about the impact of social responsibility of the instructional design (ID) of the Canaan Farmers’ School (CFS) in the South Korean society and the challenges of replicating the same impact in the Philippine society."

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    The Teacher of the Church - The Adventist Historian Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why teach history? What is its place in Adventist higher education? Blaich examines the role and purpose of history, its place in the curriculum, and the dangers of post-modernism. Additional ideas presented include: Learning to be Human; The Historian in...

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    Understanding Columbus and His Legacy Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyages, much is still to be learned about this fascinating historical figure. This article explores three facets of Columbus' personality: Columbus, the brilliant seaman and explorer; Columbus, the ambitious and exploitative...

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    Why Teach Cultural History? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Cultural and intellectual history puts us in a position of strength by making us more aware of our identity, individually and collectively. It is important to broaden our concept of history, as young people are culturally ignorant. Cultural history affords...

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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...