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curriculum guides and supplemental documents to facilitate early childhood education from an Adventist worldview


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    NAD Early Childhood Education and Care 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Resources recommended by the NAD Office of Adventist Education specifically for parents and teachers of babies through early childhood.

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    Pacific Union Early Childhood Education and Care Resources Preschool-Grade 2
    The Pacific Union Conference Office of Education has developed an Early Childhood Education and Care Division. Website information is specifically targeted for Seventh-day Adventist early childhood programs and professionals. Resources include: Enrichment...

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    A Reason for Guided Reading Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Ninety-five short leveled readers designed to effectively teach reading skills to young students. Values-based stories make reading FUN, while teaching young readers powerful reading strategies. Available in several series by level or topic (scripture stories,...

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    A Reason For Spelling Grade 1-Grade 6
    A Christian Spelling curriculum based on scripture verses and values, published by The Concerned Group. Each of 6 levels includes over 200 pages of learning activities in student workbooks and detailed Teacher Guidebooks with great enrichment ideas.

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    All I do in Kindergarten is Play! Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares a thematic approach that makes the transition from home to classroom a significant and enjoyable developmental learning experience. It includes a pictorial presentation of a vibrant classroom, displays,...

  • BBC Early Years Foundation Stage Kindergarten-Grade 3
    British Broadcasting Corporation's website links to programming organized by area of development designed to aid. Christian teachers discretion needed in selecting materials for faith-based learning.

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    Book Review - Religious Education in Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 3
    In this TEACH journal book review, Fitzgibbon reviews the book Religious Education in Early Childhood, which focuses on "research, current issues, and opinions from new perspectives, to encourage and provoke discussion and reflection among early...

  • Caldecott Medal Award Winners Preschool-Grade 5
    A list of all the Caldecott Medal Award Winners from 1938-present. Caldecotts are awarded annually to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

  • CAPSO Education Resources Preschool-Grade 12
    The California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO) provides resources such as education news, blogs, and articles; federal resources for education excellence; private school accountability; and public policy institutes.

  • Cullen's ABC's iPhone Apps Preschool-Grade 2
    Cullen’s ABC’s apps feature Cullen’s videos and have been developed specifically for young children. Here’s what you will find on our apps:

    - No internet connection required to play videos
    - Easy-to-operate interface, built...


  • Cullens ABCs Preschool-Grade 2
    A great variety of ideas for early childhood education, many as short videos of learning songs or teaching ideas. You can also join the free online preschool program.

  • Christian Resource
    Early Childhood Learning Materials from Sunny Hollow Press Preschool-Kindergarten
    Sunny Hollow Press publishes learning materials for preschoolers. Their material is grouped in two categories: Classroom Teaching, which is suitable for a group setting (such as a MOPS or regular Bible Study where the children have their own program); and...

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    ECE Be Like Jesus Companion 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This web resource has printable lesson plans, videos, stories, and activity suggestions for parents or teachers. Topics include Honesty, Love, Acceptance, Obedience, Respect, Trust, Giving, Joy/Happiness, Perseverance, Responsibility, Caring, and Sharing....

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    ECEC 4MAT Training Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention seminar assists teachers of young children to understand and use the 4MAT Natural Cycle, honor diverse learning preferences, design instruction that is developmentally appropriate, and integrate curriculum for a learning experience...

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    ECEC Standards for North American Adventist Education Centers 0-2 years-Grade 1
    These ECEC Teacher Goals and Developmenta Performance Standards for the Growth of the Young Child are from the Southern Union Conference. Standards include:
    Spiritual
    Physical and Health
    Social-Emotional
    Language/Communication
    Cognitive...

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    Emergent Language in 3-5 year-olds Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2006 NAD Teacher Convention PPT presentation focuses on the language of pre-school children and provides teachers with tools for developing early literacy skills.

  • First Class Preschool-Grade 1
    A guide for early primary education helpful for those in charge of students 4-7 years old. Provides practical information about classroom materials such as charts and illustrations, materials for assessment, English language learners, phonics, educational...

  • Five Senses Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Help students become more aware of how their senses work independently and together. This collection of lessons and activities on the senses include detailed, not-so-well-known information about each of the sense organs. Hands-on activity lessons are included,...

  • HighScope ECE and Elementary Curriculum Materials 0-2 years-Grade 6
    The HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes the development of children and youth worldwide and supports educators and parents as they help children learn. Curriculum, professional development, and other...

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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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    It Can All Begin in Kindergarten Preschool-Grade 4
    Caren Erickson recommends Manners, Please! as a helpful resource for teaching good citizenship skills to students in early grades. She shares how this resource can be used to teach compassion, fairness, honesty, integrity, responsibility, perseverance,...

  • Kinder Art Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Thousands of creative art projects and lesson plans organized in sections: art book, art kitchen, art history/appreciation, architecture, bulletin boards, coloring pages & worksheets, crafts, cross curricular art, drama, drawing, early childhood education, folk art, multicultural art, painting, printmaking, sculpture, recycling projects, seasonal crafts, special artists, summer camp, Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, textiles and more.

  • Mathematics Their Way Preschool-Grade 1
    Mathematics Their Way is an activity-centered math program which develops understanding and insight into mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, pattern recognition, measurement, and more. Through the use of concrete materials, young children...

  • Christian Resource
    Mix & Match Ideas for Preschool Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This book is very helpful in preparing lessons and activities for beginner classes. Many ideas given to you that lead to many, many more!

  • Perceptual Motor Development Kindergarten
    A motor development program for preschool and elementary school age children. Includes activities that develop balance, awareness of body and space, eye-foot coordination, hand-eye coordination, jumping, sequencing, locomotor movements, reading readiness,...

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    PET 10: Special Pre-K/K Panorama of Educational Thoughts Preschool-Kindergarten
    This special 2010 newsletter features resources early childhood education teachers can tap into online.

  • Pre-Kindergarten Learning and Development Guidelines Preschool-Grade 2
    The Pre-Kindergarten Learning and Development Guidelines are a user-friendly resource that can help administrators, teachers, and policy makers identify elements necessary for providing quality programming for children prior to their entry into kindergarten....

  • R is for Rainbow: Developing Young Children's Thinking Skills Through the Alphabet Preschool-Grade 1
    R is for Rainbow is a language skill development program which teaches sound-symbol associations, develops eye-hand coordination and small muscle skills, just to name a few attributes. It is designed to provide opportunities to explore by looking, listening,...

  • Resources for Creative Teaching in Early Childhood Education Preschool-Kindergarten
    This resource handbook is designed as a reliable compilation of curriculum ideas that can be used by early childhood educators everywhere - student teachers, paraprofessionals, in-service teachers, college instructors, and especially parents. It provides Early...

  • Adventist Resource
    Spanish Curriculum for Adventist Elementary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This teacher-created curriculum provides a framework for teaching Spanish in Grades 1-4. Introductory rather than comprehensive, it is hoped that it will provide ideas to generate a complete faith-integrating program in the years where languages are most easily...

  • Squeakers Preschool-Grade 2
    Stephen Cosgrove's charming tale for young children teaches the importance of saying "No!" to situations that make one feel uncomfortable. It highlights the importance of not keeping secrets from parents, models appropriate parental responses, and...

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    Teaching Print Awareness Through Kindergarten Journal Writing Kindergarten-Grade 1
    Classroom writing in kindergarten consists of 5 main forms: logs, diaries, creative writing, expository writing, and journals. Early journal writing may include a lot of pictures and scribbles. Teachers should establish a writing routine (sample one provided...

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    The Child-Centered Kindergarten Preschool-Grade 1
    This article discusses the changes that have taken place in the kindergarten curriculum recently which have not been in the best interest for children. Effective, individually, culturally and developmentally appropriate means of kindergarten instruction are...

  • The Education Center - The Mailbox Preschool-Grade 12
    Products are developed by teachers with hands-on classroom experience. All materials are developmentally appropriate, educationally sound, and fun! The aim is to make teachers' lives simpler by providing them with the kinds of resource materials that will...

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    The Importance of Imagination and Play - A Neuro-Cognitive Perspective Preschool-Grade 1
    This article presents the topic of imagination and play from a neuro-cognitive perspective. Encouraging a child's imagination and free play may be essential in proper brain development and meaning construction. However, there is a need for balance, as too...

  • Workjobs I: Activity-Centered Learning for Early Childhood Education Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A workjob is a manipulative activity using familiar concrete materials from the child's world. This classic collection contains 104 math and language workjobs that explore primary concepts. Students develop critical thinking skills as they explore perception,...

  • Workjobs II: Number Activities for Early Childhood Kindergarten-Grade 2
    The 20 open-ended activities in this book give young children opportunities to explore the numbers and the relationships between them. Using these independent activities, children learn such concepts as counting, numeral form and recognition, number conservation,...

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    Worship in an Early Childhood Setting Preschool-Grade 3
    In this TEACH article author Joan Hope discusses key components of worship time: prayer, music, and story. She also underlines the importance of incorporating these elements into Adventist early childhood learning centers.