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resources primarily for educational psychologists regarding career guidance, and discipline, disaster and individual counseling from a biblical worldview

  • Saying Goodbye Kindergarten-Grade 4
    "This award winning book is widely used by hospices, schools, hospitals and mortuaries as well as by parents and therapists. It is a gentle, non-threatening presentation of death with a healing discussion of emotional issues."

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    A Need to Succeed - Helping College Students With Special Needs Grade 9-Tertiary
    How many Adventist colleges are prepared to deal with special needs students? Should colleges admit students with special needs? Nine typical behavior patterns that the author has observed at the college level are listed. Helpful resources, ways to help, types...

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    A Painful Lesson of Failure Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this article she suggests a variety of helpful, scripture-based tips for helping students avoid, deal with, and lessen the effects of failure.

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    A study of religious attitudes and problems as perceived by current and former Seventh-day Adventist students at Seventh-day Adventist mission secondary schools in Hong Kong Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: In spite of the combined efforts of both the local churches and the schools, the church attendance of Seventh-day Adventist adolescents has been low. This present study was to identify the religious attitudes of current Adventist students and...

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    A Suicide Prevention Program for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Tertiary
    An epidemic of teenage suicide necessitates a comprehensive approach that involves the family, school, and community resources. The pressures and changes experienced in adolescence contribute to this problem. Suicidal teens perceive themselves to be helpless,...

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    ADD and Anxiety - Strategies for School Success Preschool-Grade 12
    "A rising number of students are experiencing anxiety in their personal lives and at school. Coupling symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) to anxiety makes school even more difficult for these students." See the presentation of this 2018...

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    Adventist Family Ministries 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Target areas for the Family Ministries Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church include premarital guidance, marriage and parent education, extended families, single parenting, step-family needs, and the family needs of singles. The development of relational...

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    Adventist Peace Fellowship Grade 9-Lifelong
    Adventist Peace Fellowship seeks to raise consciousness about the centrality of peacemaking to the beliefs and heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and to encourage action.

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    Advising Early College Credit Grade 9-Tertiary
    Intended for registrars, this 2018 NAD convention breakout session covered questions such as "how much is too much? How much high school credit should we award per college credit? Is online or on-campus better? Who is paying - parents or schools? How...

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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...

  • American Horticultural Therapy Association Grade 1-Lifelong
    Website of the American Horticultural Therapy Association provides information about Horticultural Therapy

  • American School Counselor Association - ASCA Preschool-Lifelong
    ASCA "supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.

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    An Attitude - Which One Would You Like? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "It’s encouraging to know that we don’t have to be victims of circumstance. We have a choice of our attitude responses, and it truly is a benefit to us that we do."

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    Appropriate Levels for Drug Education Topics - Suiting Instruction to the Age of the Studen Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This JAE article considers age-appropriate drug education methods. Principles include beginning the education early, tying to maturity levels, and considering the many factors of the decision. Drug education topics appropriate to age groups are suggested.

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    Are Standardized Tests Being Used Appropriately? Grade 3-Grade 12
    Standardized tests have traditionally been used to determine students' academic standing and grade level, rate school districts, set real estate prices, and even determine whether a teacher will be rehired. Are these appropriate uses for tests? Carol Hammond...

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    Barnabas International - Pastoral Care for Missionaries & Their Families Tertiary-Lifelong
    This ministry provides images, articles, resources and information to encourage and strengthen missionaries, missionary kids, global servants and their families.

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    Bringing Christianity into Courtship Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Because it involves the intention of marriage and establishment of a permanent relationship, courtship should be entered into with utmost seriousness and care. Here are eight helpful principles."

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    Calming the Confronter Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Meeting students' human needs outside the classroom can smooth academic progress." An English teacher's story of the transformation of a student's in-class behavior.

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    Career Guidance and Sabbath Observance Grade 5-Lifelong
    This article discusses how to help students choose and prepare for their future vocations, while taking Sabbath observance into consideration.

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    Challenging and Defiant Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Understanding the reasons for a student's defiance is necessary to help the student. Understanding ways to meet the student's defiance is necessary to help the teacher. This article lists how teachers should talk to defiant students. It also suggests how teachers...

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    Child Study Teams Preschool-Grade 12
    A descriptive overview of child study teams that focuses on devising ways of meeting the special needs students may have, and providing solutions to problems that require intervention from specialized personnel.

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    Children and Grief Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention break-out session presented the stages of grief and how children in their various developmental stages relate to it. It educates teachers and parents about the realities and emotions that children are experiencing when there...

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    Children from Divorced Families Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Habenicht outlines ways to help children from divorced families succeed.

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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...

  • Coping with Difficult People Grade 7-Lifelong
    Based on fourteen years of research and observation, Dr. Robert Bramson's proven-effective techniques are guaranteed to help you right the balance and take charge of your life. Learn the six basic steps that allow you to cope with just about anyone. You'll...

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    Coping with the Unthinkable - Violence in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School violence is a fact. The causes must be recognized to ensure the safety of teachers and students. Few schools have developed procedures to prevent or deal with the consequences of violence. Programs are needed to prevent violence, to deal with psychological...

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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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    Dating and Sexuality - Guiding the Young Grade 5-Tertiary
    "The question is thus not whether young people should date but rather how they should do so."

  • Dealing With People You Can't Stand Grade 9-Lifelong
    The classic guide to bringing out the best in people at their worst―updated with even more can’t-standable people! Dealing with People You Can’t Stand has been helping good people deal with bad behavior in a positive, professional way for...

  • Developmental Assets - What Kids Need Preschool-Grade 12
    Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets are common sense, positive experiences and qualities that help influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults.

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    Differences between undergraduate and graduate students in self-concept and depression Tertiary--3
    Problem: Students have an opportunity for personal growth as they learn about themselves and the world around them. However, their levels of self-concept and depression can influence how they view themselves, their relationships, and their world. This...

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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,...

  • Dyslexia - The Gift Tertiary-Lifelong
    Website which is loosely based on the book, "The Gift of Dyslexia" by Ron Davis. There are lots of resources and forums in which to explore dyslexia. Davis' premise is that dyslexia is only found in very talented individuals, and once they are taught...

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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...

  • Education World Preschool-Lifelong
    Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Includes a search engine for educational web sites only

  • Educational Testing Services (ETS) Kindergarten-Lifelong
    ETS provides fair and valid assessments, research, and related services. This test collection includes an extensive library of 20,000 tests and other measurement devices.

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    Essential Counseling Skills for a Principal Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In addition to many other responsibilities, a principal must learn to become an effective counselor in order to mediate between the many relationships that exist within a school. A principal can "attend to students’ needs, listen to parents’...

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    Feeling Cards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Looking for a way to engage your students? A range of bright and engaging feeling cards with words for different emotions are accompanied with a list of possible ways to use them.

  • Finding Information about Psychological Tests Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The APA Science Directorate answers hundreds of calls and emails each year from persons trying to locate the right test or find more information about psychological tests. APA neither sells nor endorses testing instruments, but it does provide guidance...

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    Five R's to Help the Hurting Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How can teachers meet the needs of hurting students? Daniel Vander Ark presents the 5 R's: Recognize, Remember, Record, Respond, and Refer. Using a hypothetical situation, the author shows how teachers can respond to hurting students in a responsible manner....

  • Focus Adolescent Services Grade 5-Tertiary
    Focus Adolescent Services claims to be "the largest and most comprehensive internet site of information and resources on teen and family issues to help and support families with troubled and at-risk teens."

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    Focused or Distracted? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Frances Schander shares practical, biblical suggestions for teachers dealing with chronic worry, anxiety, insomnia, or feelings of powerlessness.

  • Getting Through to Difficult Kids and Parents Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This is a commonsense handbook for any mental health, education, or medical professional working with challenging kids and parents. Provided are concrete strategies for building rapport with stressed-out families, getting children and adolescents to...

  • Good Knight Child Empowerment Network Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This organization produces educational materials to prevent child abuse, molestation, abduction or exploitation. Books, cassettes, CDs and videos listed on this web page, and can be ordered online. A family security kit and party packs also available.

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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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    Guidance and Counseling: A Critical Need Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School counseling services are needed at all levels to help students reach their full potential as children of God. Few Adventist schools have counselors on staff.

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    Guidance Techniques That Work 0-2 years-Grade 4
    Adapted from a Texas Childcare Quarterly article, this article outlines techniques that help a teacher distract and redirect children so children are more likely to make good decisions about how to act in certain situations.

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    Helping a Child Cope with a Sick Mom or Dad Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Written by a mom with disabilities, this article shows how difficult life can be for children whose parents are ill or disabled. These students often deal with issues other children do not understand.

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    Helping At-Risk College Students Succeed Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist colleges and universities are facing growing numbers of students who exhibit at-risk behaviors. How should schools cope with these students?

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    Helping Children Cope with Tragedy and Death Preschool-Grade 12
    In the light of the disasters and wars around the world that the media so graphically repeats, teachers and parents may be unaware of the extent to which children in normally peaceful environs are traumatized.

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    Helping Students Cope With Stress Preschool-Grade 12
    This article challenges educators and parents to understand the dynamics of childhood and adolescent stress. The author identifies effective coping skills that will strengthen students' resistance to stress at home and school.

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    Helping Students Take Control of Their Own Achievement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Most students and teachers recognize the relationship between effort and grades earned. However, many students place too much emphasis on 'native ability' and don't put as much effort into their studies as others.

  • How Computer Addiction Works Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Obsessively checking e-mail. Playing online games for 12 hours or more at a time. Placing more value on chat-room friends than real friends. Neglecting family, work and even personal health and hygiene. These are all symptoms of a new form of addiction that has surfaced only in recent years: computer addiction.

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    How Do You Handle Stress? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Anthony Reeves discusses stress prevention measures: know your limits, share your stress, get physical, be good to yourself, make a daily list of tasks, have a quiet spot, and most importantly, learn to relax.

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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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    How to Deal With Difficult People Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Janet Mallery shares principles for managing conflict with difficult parents, colleagues, principals, school staff, students, and others. Principles discussed in this article include: confine the conflict, know how many people are involved, be suspicious of...

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    How to Prevent and Overcome Job Burnout Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Why are Christian teachers at risk for burnout? In addressing this question, Kay D. Rizzo discusses the symptoms of burnout, provides suggestions for supervisors and administrators, shares insights on dealing with difficult people, and suggests how to avoid...

  • I'm Sorry - Repairing a Hurtful Relationship Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A top Pennsylvania professional on the front lines of abuse investigation and counseling speaks out on the healing powers of sorrow, atonement and an absolute system of virtues. With the horrors of daily news as a backdrop, Jay Krunszyinsky brings considerable...

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    Importance of Play Preschool-Grade 8
    What is the role of play in education? Ken Corkum discusses how play can be a vehicle toward teaching necessary social and spiritual lessons. Subject headings in this article include: Play is the child's first experience; Interruptions to play; Pleasure in...

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    Intervening to Help Children with Behavioral and Emotional Problems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gabriel and Gregory list characteristics of emotional and behavioral disorders, five dimensions that may help teachers identify and describe student behavior (rate or frequency, duration, topography, latency and magnitude), outline steps to determine appropriate...

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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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    JAE Editorial: A Growing Trend Grade 3-Lifelong
    In the editorial, Melgosa notes that behavioral addictions are increasingly common, and teachers and administrators often feel unprepared to deal with them. He states that what students need is not messages of dismissal or judgment, but opportunities to talk...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Summer Institute Offered for School Improvement Through Staff Development; High-Achieving Teens Tell of Considering Suicide;...

  • Learning Disabilities Online 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

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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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    Making Students Bulletproof - Resilience, the Paradigm of Hope Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is there anything teachers and administrators can do to limit at-risk behaviors in teens and young adults? This article examines recent research that shows how schools can make a difference by creating an environment that strengthens students' resiliency,...

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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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    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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    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...

  • Nasty People Tertiary-Lifelong
    Everyone knows a person who has been hurt, betrayed, or degraded by nasty individuals or has experienced it themselves. In three books, Jay Carter, Psy. D., shows readers how to stop this cycle of overt and covert abuse, without resorting to nasty tactics....

  • National Association of School Psychologists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find materials to address bullying, crisis prevention and response, cultural competence, and response to intervention by clicking on the resource library link.

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    NCF Psychology for Christian Living Tertiary-Lifelong
    Find practical articles for classes on marriage and family, children, relationships, emotions, disorders, and counseling. "Psychology for Living is the website of the Narramore Christian Foundation, a Christian mental health organization dedicated to...

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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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    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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    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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    Personal Journals - A Life Skills Teaching Tool Grade 3-Lifelong
    What are the benefits of keeping a journal? Patricia Fry outlines the benefits of journaling for children in school and homeschool settings. In addition to teaching children to express themselves freely, journaling is also a useful problem-solving tool. Shared...

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    Personal problems of Seventh-day Adventist academy students Grade 8-Grade 12
    The Personal Problems Checklist for Adolescents (PPC-A) was administered to students in 14 Adventist academies for the purpose of determining the extent of their personal problems. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The results...

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    Preventing Adolescent Suicide - The Role of the School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beginning with reference to a personal encounter with suicide in her family, Dora Clarke-Pine examines the sensitive topic of teen suicide by discussing risk factors, warning signs, and suicide prevention. Elements of prevention covered in this article include...

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    Protecting Youth From Health Risk Behaviors Grade 5-Tertiary
    Adolescent sexual activity and alcohol consumption impact the quality of life for many youth today. What are the consequences and how can parents and the faith community help in preventing these behaviors?

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    Quality Control in College Counseling Services - A Team Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses evaluation obstacles in student services, growth and development of college counseling services, approaches to evaluation, and four qualitative evaluation strategies, which include: team review; case presentation approach; survey method; and focus groups.

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    Questions Children Ask About AIDS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article lists questions children ask about AIDS and suggests answers.

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    Reducing School Violence Through Conflict Resolution Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Rick Williams shares the importance of Christian educators teaching principles of conflict resolution. Students should be taught to communicate effectively, and also negotiate disagreements through a recursive process of empathy, 'I' statements, contracts,...

  • Resources on Raising Resilient Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In addition to providing links to resource information on raising and teaching children with ADD/ADHD, exceptional and gifted children, and children with other developmental/learning disorders, this site offers links to educational projects, homework help,...

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    Responding to At-Risk Children - A Biblical Perspective Preschool-Grade 12
    This presentation from the 2018 NAD convention "focuses on 6 principles that teachers can utilize to respond and make a difference in the lives of at-risk children in the classroom."

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    Save Their Minds! Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A compelling argument for the use of counseling in attacking the "mental and emotional traumas that trouble our students."

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    School Violence - A Resource Guide Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of school violence resources compiled by Trina Gifford. The list is comprised of useful reports, studies, and surveys; journals and magazines; staff development programs; organizations; books; and, videos.

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    Self-reported Personal Problems of Adventist Academy Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Adolescence is a time fraught with many challenges. There are no current studies prior to this one for Adventist academy students concerning the whole range of their personal problems. Method: A survey of students in 14 Adventist...

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    Self-talk - Friend or Foe? Preschool-Lifelong
    Considering the importance of self-talk and examining this in the story of Elijah, Carbonell outlines five steps teachers can use to encourage healthy self-talk in themselves and in their students.

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    Self-talk - How to Make It Work for You Grade 4-Lifelong
    Carbonell talks about how the attitude of your thoughts can make an important difference in how you perceive a situation and gives five steps to get into the habit of thinking positively.

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    Solving Your People Problems Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The article describes factors that increase the incidence of stress, including causes of interpersonal stress, cultural and regional differences, dealing with school boards, improving communication, improving interpersonal skills, and learning new interpersonal skills.

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    Student Achievement Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to resources and studies about raising student success and achievement.

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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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    Summer Bridge - Helping Prospective College Students Build Bridges to Success Grade 8-Tertiary
    This article describes a summer program at Southwestern Adventist University that targets students who may not be academically prepared for college. The program focuses on academic preparation, formation of supportive friendships, and involvement in campus...

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    Talking to Your Students About HIV/AIDS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The AIDS causing virus HIV infects approximately 60 million people worldwide, and this number grows by 16,000 everyday. Discussed are guidelines for effective school health education to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Schools have a responsibility to teach...

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    Taming Children's Terror 0-2 years-Grade 8
    Kay Kuzma presents 10 practical ways parents and teachers can address the fear children experience during times of terror, tragedy, or uncertainty. This is a helpful resource article published by Signs of the Times after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.

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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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    Teaching Points for Students re Noncombatancy Grade 7-Lifelong
    For students considering volunteering for the army, air force, navy, or marines, the author of this side bar feature discusses two questions: 1. Would you rather give orders or take orders? 2. Would you rather have a starting salary of $1,500 per...

  • Ten Steps to the Head of The Class - A Challenge to Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Students at the head of their class have more choices! Young people in school have choices: reach for the top or settle for mediocrity. Dr. Betances, America's foremost communicator on casting away barriers to success, challenges readers to confront...

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    The Benefits of Effective Coaching for Principals and Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider coaching as a means to strengthen school leadership and enhance teacher effectiveness. Through this method, a principal can use coaching as a way to “participate fully in the professional lives of teachers and to guide them in discovering their...

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    The Christian Student's Search for God's Will - a Counseling Perspective for Christian Educators Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lam-Phoon attempts to "clarify what God's will is, taking into consideration the tension that the freedom of choice creates." She briefly explores "what it means to follow God's will in spite of circumstances and despite our inherent sinful...

  • The Creative Journal for Children - A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counselors Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This practical guide explains how to help children from preschool through junior high begin to understand themselves and to develop a positive self-image, as well as communication and artistic skills, by recording and illustrating their feelings and thoughts...

  • The Creative Journal for Teens: Making Friends with Yourself Grade 6-Grade 12
    This book helps teenagers express their true feelings and thoughts in the safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere of personal journal-keeping. The author, a registered art therapist with degrees in art and psychology, offers teenagers easy techniques for journal writing...

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    The Effective Teacher is a Caring Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How does a teacher genuinely care for even the most unlovable students? The author describes seven practices caring teachers need: listening, relationship building, giving support, communication and consistency, rewarding compliance, teaching values, and giving...

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    The Influence of the Teacher - In Partnership with God Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "God is the Architect and each child who enters our classroom has a blueprint of his/her life drawn by Him. Teachers are the builders who must interpret this blueprint and produce the 'structure' intended by the Master Architect."

  • The National Center for Student Success Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This organization exists “to find the root causes of disengagement in the classroom, poor grades, and the dropout epidemic; and to impact change, one student at a time.”

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    The Role of the Mentor on a Christian Campus Grade 9-Lifelong
    What does it mean to be a faithful mentor on a Christian campus today? The path to mentoring and the role of the mentor are also discussed.

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    The Roving Counselor - An Innovative Answer to School Guidance Needs Kindergarten-Grade 12
    For small Adventist schools, having a school guidance counselor is a luxury. A possible economically sound solution would be to have a roving counselor to service the needs of elementary, secondary, and college students.

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    The Virtual Mentor Program - An Initiative to Support First-year Students and Students at Risk Tertiary
    Both traditional and online students can struggle for a variety of reasons. Virtual mentor programs are designed to identify those potentially at risk and to offer assistance as appropriate.

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    The Young Peacemaker Grade 3-Grade 7
    Help your students develop conflict resolution skills using the excellent Young Peacemaker series. A parent/teacher manual, 12 student booklets and colorful chart can be ordered online, along with many other useful resources.

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    Toward a Christian Understanding of Students With Disabilities Preschool-Lifelong
    This article briefly outlines the history of Special Education and the issues faced by people with disabilities, especially within education. It also addresses issues relative to categorical assumptions, appropriate education and funding.

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    Trying to Get the Bad Out Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Defiant, disruptive students often have needs that are overlooked. Sandra Doran shares a poignant story of how a 'bad' act turned out to be a cry for help.

  • Vocabulary Cartoons - SAT Word Power Grade 7-Grade 12
    Help your students "learn hundreds of SAT words with easy memory techniques." The cartoons and rhyming phrases make learning vocabulary fun.

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    We're Hurting Our Kids by Robbing Them of Responsibility for Their Actions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article encourages those in authority to take responsibility and encourage accountability and discipline when needed.

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    Who Are You? Sense of Identity - A Christian Perspective Grade 9-Lifelong
    "While identity does have something to do with what you have, you will be disappointed if you base it on material assets. There is something greater."

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    Who is My Neighbor? How to Teach Caring to Academy Students Grade 9-Grade 12
    article describes the Student Esteem Program (StEP) that consists of peer counseling, peer tutoring, peer mediation, and student support groups. At each level, the students receive ongoing training to be group leaders.

  • William Glasser Institute & Publications Preschool-Lifelong
    This site lists all Glasser's books and other thought-provoking educational publications, including The Quality School, The Quality School Teacher, Reality Therapy, Choice Theory in the Classroom, The Quality School Teacher, and Schools Without Failure.

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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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    You Can Do It! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Anthony Reeves shares his experiences from a two day 'You Can Do It!' workshop geared toward encouraging students to examine and improve their attitudes toward school.