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resources for Seventh-day Adventist teacher education and in-service training

  • Free Online Education for Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Take continuing education classes to help you be a better teacher with free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) specifically designed for teachers. A Certificate of Completion is awarded for some courses.

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    A comparative study of music education within the primary education courses, with specific reference to Newcastle CAE and Avondale College Tertiary
    The purpose of this project is to offer a comparative insight into the different approaches to music-education within the primary curricula of two colleges. The first of these is the Diploma of Teaching (Primary) offered by Avondale College, Cooranbong N.S.W.-...

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    A Teacher Like God - Integrating Faith and Teacher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shows that parallels and congruities exist between biblical statements about education and what many modern educators espouse. The areas that it discusses are: objectives, domains of learning, grouping, problem-solving, special education; all...

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    Adventist Learning Community Announces Eight Health Courses Grade 7-Lifelong
    Living healthfully is core to the Adventist lifestyle. This article includes descriptions of the ALC’s new health courses, which cover a wide range of topics.

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    Adventist Teacher Education: Our Agony and Our Ecstasy Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue states that educators have been planless in teacher education and followed minimum state standards instead of designing programs and methodologies to fulfill long-range educational and research objectives....

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education - AACTE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education is a national voluntary organization of colleges and universities that prepare the nation's teachers and other educational personnel. Located in Washington, D.C., AACTE is the leader for innovation...

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    An investigation of predictors of success in elementary student teaching in selected Seventh-day Adventist Colleges Tertiary
    Problem: Investigations of predictors of student teaching success have yielded contradictory results in general. Besides, reports of such investigations could not be located, as related to Seventh-day Adventist colleges. There seemed to be a need for...

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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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    Book Review - Teacher Well-being Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal book review highlights the need for teachers to look after their health; a self-help book with a smorgasbord of tips and ideas. This review begins on the second page of the document.

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    Build Your Own Peace Week Grade 9-Lifelong
    Start a peace week in your own school! This is a call to set a week aside in schools devoted to programs in respect, cultural awareness, nonviolence, peacemaking and conflict resolution.

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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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    Computer Technology in the Geography Classroom - Quality Teaching and Learning Grade 9-Tertiary
    "The capacity of technology to bring learning alive for students and make learning significant is immense, yet the demands which such learning places on teachers' computing knowledge and skills can be daunting, and the technical glitches frustrating....

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    Creating an Atmosphere for Tolerance and Understanding Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bob Egbert's article presents 13 classroom activities schools and teachers can use to help students develop attitudes of tolerance, while diffusing intolerance, prejudice, negative attitudes and stereotypes often demonstrated toward each other. The article...

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    Developing a Culture of Learning by Making Thinking Visible Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "A professional learning culture allows for all people in the organisation to be afforded the opportunity to build capacity. Such a culture relies upon balancing both a collective and an individual approach to work."

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    Developing a Faith-based Education - A Teacher's Manual Tertiary-Lifelong
    This tertiary textbook, written by Avondale College Faculty of Education staff, is especially for pre-service faith-based early childhood and elementary teachers. It is divided into three sections: Section 1 provides an understanding of a Christian worldview Section...

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    Developing Excellence in 4 Minutes Preschool-Lifelong
    This Teach Journal article focuses on the importance of investing in teacher development. According to research the variable that impacts student learning the most is the quality of the teacher. This paper ends with a description of a unique adult learning...

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    Do Non-Native Speakers Make Good ESL Teachers? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kim discusses the advantages and disadvantages of non-native English-speaking teachers, drawing on her experience as both a teacher and director of English Second Language programs in Korea and the USA. While native speakers may be better language models,...

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    Do We Teach Methods Classes or a Lived Curriculum? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A reminder to Christian educators to practice what we preach, both in teaching and in living as Christians.

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    Forms, Foci and Forces - The Need for Overseas Pre-Service Teacher Professional Experiences Tertiary
    Discusses the benefits of pre-service teaching experiences in developing nations, rather than in more sheltered situations.

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    Forms, Foci, and Forces - The Need for Overseas Pre-service Teacher Professional Experiences Tertiary
    This article uses narrative inquiry through the lens of responsive narratives of other researchers to examine the impact of an overseas professional teaching experience on 20 pre-service teachers. The study finds personal and professional growth greater than...

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    Graduates' perceptions of the teacher education program at Central American Union Seventh-day Adventist College (Costa Rica) Tertiary
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the contribution of teacher preparation areas (student teaching, methods courses, early field experiences, major field of study, and other courses in education) to the development of professional...

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    Highly Effective Teachers Tertiary
    "The question 'What makes an effective teacher?' is an ongoing concern for those involved in education and teaching. This article argues the importance of taking into account both pedagogic and dispositional characteristics when examining what it might...

  • How They Do it Abroad Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This TIME article compares teacher education in top scoring countries such as Finland and Singapore, providing insights into what makes the difference.

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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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    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: Teacher Tests Now Well Established; Ten Social Trends Affecting Strategic Planning for Schools; College Students More Indebted;...

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    Making a Difference in the Classroom - Strategies that Connect with Students Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Authored by La Sierra professor Balli, "this book offers experiences and important lessons about teaching and classroom life at all grade levels, illuminating the perspective of both teachers and students. Knitting teacher and student voices together,...

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    Me... a Teacher? Grade 9-Lifelong
    Kim Harrington shares her personal experience of how she entered the field of education.

  • Merlot Multimedia Resource for Online Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Visit this rich multimedia educational resource for learning and online teaching. MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education.

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    Multicultural Education - A Curriculum for Every Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can busy teachers integrate multicultural instruction into an already packed classroom curriculum? Janet Mallery suggests creative ways of broadening scope, highlighting linguistic similarities, using primary sources, enhancing the classroom environment,...

  • National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification - NASDTEC Kindergarten-Grade 12
    NASDTEC is the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification. It is the organization that represents professional standards boards and commissions and state departments of education in all 50 states, the District of Columbia,...

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    New Strategies for Training Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents brief descriptions of four five-year teacher education programs, with follow-up reports and conclusions. Allegheny College, the University of Kansas, the University of Florida, and the University of New Hampshire are the colleges and...

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    Observations About Teacher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    An examination of issues directly related to the preservice education of teachers dealt with in the National Commission on Excellence in Education report "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform." Issues include competency, a grasp...

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    Peace Education - Classroom Management Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation concerns the building of community and belonging in the classroom. It guides teachers toward the promotion of self discipline within the young child so conflict resolution is much easier and the outcome makes...

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    Professional Teaching Standard #7 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lee discusses how teaching is a commitment to career-long learning and how this often means keeping up with current changes.

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    Promoting Critical Inquiry in Teacher-Education Candidates Tertiary
    “This article [provides] a brief history of project-based learning, a review of the basic principles of this approach, and a description of how project-based learning was implemented in a teacher-education methods course.” Fiorito provides examples...

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    Pros and Cons of Competency Testing for Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Teacher testing has been mandated by legislators and other public officials in response to the public outcry on quality of classroom teachers, school curriculum, and teacher preparation programs. Questions raised by the specter of testing, the pros and cons...

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    Reactions, Reflections, and Responsibility - A Responsive Evaluation of an Emerging Blended E-learning Subject Tertiary
    Pre-service education students at Avondale College in New South Wales, Australia requested e-learning for their teacher training program. This article deals with the questions “what is to be learned and how will it be learned?” but also asks, “What was the perceived efficacy of a form of ‘blended approach’ as understood by this cohort of pre-service students?”

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    Reading and Writing Memoir With 4th Graders and Teacher Candidates Grade 4-Tertiary
    The article documents the experience of fourth grades and teacher-education students exploring, side by side, how to read and write memoirs. The project was correlated to the Pathways Language Arts curriculum's theme "Personal Feelings and Growth"....

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    Redemptive Teaching - A Framework for the Beginning Educator and Teacher Renewal Tertiary-Lifelong
    Torres defines redemptive teaching as the Christian teacher's reflective, principled and dynamic sharing of conceptual skills and knowledge with the goal of fostering vital restorative insights and outcomes. This is a paper aimed at new teachers. This...

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    Respect for Learners - a Christian Didactic Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sutcliffe's aim is to "convince the educator of the crucial importance of treating every learner with the utmost respect, especially in a Christian educational institution." This paper was presented at the 28th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Science teachers’ conceptualisation of professional reflective practice : a reconstruction of the impact of pre-service interaction with lecturing staff Tertiary
    This study explores the formative basis of the professional reflective practice of in-service science teachers through their reconstruction of their pre-service interaction with lecturing staff. The study reports through the voice of graduates of the Bachelor...

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    Service Learning in India Grade 1-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article discusses the important pairing of service learning and learning to teach through their India mission trips.

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    Speaking Out: Are Teachers Ready to Teach Pupils to Think? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Efforts to encourage higher-order thinking skills in K-12 students will fail unless teachers become conscious of and apply these skills. College graduates do not demonstrate the operative knowledge needed in higher-order thinking. Reference is made to Harvey,...

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    Start Small, Dream Big Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Collaboration--a way of involving individuals or groups in an equal partnership that can influence decision making and creative problem-solving--is a valuable method of exchanging ideas and information between parents, teachers, or administrators. This article...

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    Staying on Task - A Primer for New Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cousins discusses tips for new teachers. The tips included are: Adopt a mentor. Foster a personal relationship with God. Invest quality time in strategic planning. Empower your students to take ownership of their learning. Continue to read and to practice...

  • Stenhouse Publishers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    View online books from Stenhouse Publishers, a general publisher for books on teaching reading in content areas, language arts, literacy, and math. These books may be read and purchased online. With a free membership, you can preview books online before purchase....

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    Student Missionaries and English Language Learners Tertiary-Lifelong
    Campbell interviews three student missionaries who taught English language learners. She concludes: "we must give careful consideration to their [student missionary] training and orientation... let's make sure they have access to resources that will make...

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    Student perceptions of the integration of faith, learning, and practice in an educational methods course Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents the results of a study conducted in a Christian teacher education program that describes students' perceptions of the integration of faith, learning, and practice in one elementary methods class. The study answers the following questions: 1....

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    Supplement to Elementary Subjects Kindergarten-Grade 8
    An Adventist teacher's handbook for integrating faith and values in the class, with sections for each subject area for elementary schools: art, computer, health, home economics, language, math, music, physical education, science, and social studies. This is...

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    Supporting Beginning Teachers in Adventist Schools: An Urgent Need Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shows the importance of beginning teachers receiving the right type of support and presents the findings of research on the attrition rates of beginning teachers and their perceptions of support. It includes the types of support provided, their...

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    Teacher Education and Schools: A Symbiotic Partnership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A partnership between teacher education programs and elementary and secondary schools improves the teaching environment for teachers and administrators in both the private and public sector. Collaborating with teacher education programs provides an opportunity...

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    Teacher Registration: Does It Improve Teacher Quality? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This article describes aspects of the (Australian) national teacher registration program, especially the expectation that registration has a role in raising student learning outcomes through improved teacher quality."

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    Teaching Material Center, Southern University Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Designed to foster imaginative teaching, the Teaching Materials Center offers curriculum materials, teaching aids, and creative ideas to any teacher who lives within a fifty-mile radius of Southern Adventist University. It also houses a smaller collection...

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    Teaching with Integrity - A Focus on Higher Education Tertiary
    "Teaching in higher education includes lived experiences related to ethics and values. Though not widely written about, the theme of ethical practices is increasingly considered as critical in academia. Teachers, who are key gatekeepers of knowledge,...

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    The Class Clown - Using Humor in the Language Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates how you can use humor to increase interest, energy and proficiency in your classroom while giving your students the skills they need to be funny in their new language. Learn from a Spanish teacher...

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    The curriculum, instruction, and assessment of dispositions in preservice teacher education Tertiary
    Problem. In 2000, NCATE included dispositions in its professional standards as a requirement for teacher education units seeking (re)accreditation with its organization. The problem of this investigation was to examine how program directors, faculty,...

  • The Education Digest Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Education Digest provides teachers, administrators, school board members, parents, and teachers in training with articles on trends in education; insights and ideas; and analysis of new programs, policies, and practices. Its mission is to raise the level...

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    The formal, the planned, and the learned curriculum in an elementary education methods course for mathematics - Three perspectives on course content Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One 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...

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    The Formation and Enactment of Teacher Expectations of Student Achievement in Private Schooling Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This study examined how teachers form expectations of the students they teach and how their self-reported behaviours in the classroom reflect these expectations. This qualitative study, theoretically informed by phenomenological hermeneutic inquiry,...

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    The Teaching Implications of Gender Inequality Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider research on gender differences in mathematical skills, and ways to teach that increase mathematical thinking and skills for both genders.

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    Tools for a Successful First Year of Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is full of practical ideas to implement in your classroom. You will find help on organization skills; relationships with students, parents, teachers and supervisors; and classroom management.

  • United Streaming Kindergarten-Lifelong
    United Streaming is a great place to get online video from a huge database collection. Their website says, "Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards."

  • US Congress Includes Private School Teachers in Loan Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Council for American Private Education Outlook article (Oct 2007) outlines a loan forgiveness program that benefits school teachers in the USA, now including private schools. The NAD Education site explains this as follows: "Basically it says that...

  • WAD: Top Ten Commandments of Good Organization Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A checklist to prompt better organizational skills. The ten commandments of good organization, is compiled by the American Management Association.

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    Why Did My Mentor Teacher Only Give Me a Credit? Tertiary
    "The placement of pre-service teachers in schools to integrate theoretical learning with practical experience is an integral component of many tertiary education courses. Issues with both the reliability and validity of assessment grades in a workplace...