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    REBIRTH - Christ-Centered Values Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teaching values has become easier for teachers in the Southern Asia-Pacific Division. Stephen Guptill presents an overview of the REBIRTH curriculum, including a look at the development process. REBIRTH is the acronym for Religious, Ethical,...

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    10 Christian Values Every Kid Should Know Preschool-Grade 8
    Donna Habenicht provides more than 1,000 strategies for teaching kids the basic Christian values of respect, responsibility, self-control and moderation, honesty and integrity, kindness and compassion, contentment and thankfulness, patience and perseverance,...

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    21 Life Skills Posters Grade 1-Grade 8
    Print posters of 21 life skills or positive character traits to focus on helping students develop in Christian elementary education. Each poster includes the life skill title, an illustrating image, and a short definition on one page.

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    A Benevolent Trojan Horse - Sacred Values in a Secular Setting Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, an architect discusses how creative professionals may contribute to the mission of the Christian Church. Drawing on personal experiences as illustrations and using a metaphor as a frame, he describes the "penetration"...

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    A Character-Driven and Brain Compatible Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article uses research on how the brain impacts learning to detail eight elements that are necessary to create a brain-compatible environment in the classroom. It also outlines practical ways to teach Lifelong Guidelines, Life Skills, character development...

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    A Lesson Learned on the Journey Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Victor Chant shares his varied experiences as a teacher in Zambia and notes that the power of Christian teaching is not in the technology, fancy gadgets, or modern facilities, but rather in being able to accept our students and guide them on a journey that...

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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 Shiny Face Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Our faces tell a story - whether we're happy, tired, or upset. After spending 40 days with God in the Mount and receiving the Ten Commandments, Moses' face shone. Victor Fitch explores Exodus 34:29-35 and makes applications to the life of the Adventist educator....

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    A Whole School Approach to Changing School Culture - The SASA Way Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Anyone who has worked in a school or classroom knows changing a culture can be difficult and daunting. The staff at Sydney Adventist School Auburn decided to take up this challenge. These are reflections we can share about the journey so far."

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    A Word Fitly Spoken Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The story of how an English teacher changed his students through the use of kind, positive words, and encouragement. If the future is built around young people who love themselves and who subsequently love others, especially God, the future built will stretch...

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    Addressing TV Violence in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Alice Evans shares Susan Colonna's model for teaching second grade students to look critically at the content of their favorite television programs. The process of creating the model, implementing the model, and collecting data is shared. Finally, as students...

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    An Analysis of Values Literacy and Internalisation in Students Commencing High School - A Pilot Study Grade 6-Grade 9
    "This mixed methods pilot study investigated the impact of values education on Year Seven students in three Christian K-12 schools in Australia."

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    Are All The Children In? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dawna Beausoleil shares insights from her years of teaching about what is essential to the Adventist teacher. She notes that while Adventist teachers are called to prepare children for heaven and eternity, they are also responsible for preparing them to be...

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    Are Music Choices Really Important? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Call an airlines office. Enter a supermarket. Stop at a bank. Walk by a teenager's room. You can't escape it. From the soothing to the shattering, from the rock to the rap, from the classical to the popular, music is everywhere. It's almost omnipresent....

  • Association for Moral Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    "The Association for Moral Education (AME) provides an interdisciplinary forum for professionals interested in the moral dimensions of educational theory and practice. [AME is] dedicated to fostering communication, cooperation, training, curriculum development,...

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    Attitudes can Make or Break Tertiary-Lifelong
    Two young students from the present and two literary giants from the past lead the author, Mary Wong, to reflect that attitudes can make life either linger on the clouds or leap to the rainbows.

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    Best Practices in Character Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The supreme goal of Adventist Education is to assist students in becoming like Jesus. This ASDASA 2015 session will review the goals and exemplary programs in character education. It will also review the Biblical foundation of sanctification as it reviews...

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    Bible in Living Sound Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This ministry provides 450 dramatized Bible stories on 75 CDs or tapes. These exciting recordings hold children's interest at school, church or home. Listen to a sample recording from each of the 8 volumes or download workbooks to accompany tape sets from...

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    Bibliotherapy in Seventh-day Adventist Education - Using the Information Media for Character Development Tertiary-Lifelong
    Bibliotherapy is the use of literature and other forms of media "to solve an individual's personal or emotional problems." Cronje points out "that when bibliotherapy is applied, it can be of benefit to students in our educational institutions...

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    Bird Life in Wington Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This is a collection of short stories designed to teach values to children. It is geared to an age group of K-6; however, the message is appropriate for kids of all ages. The stories are: Where There's a Will...There's a Way Moonstruck! By Tooth...

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    Book Review: Sex, Gardening and God - Setting the Values for Christian Schools Grade 1-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal book review, Herschell examines Leo's book, noting: "This intriguing text is a 'must read' for educators especially for Christian educators who are intent on developing authentic, responsive, transforming approaches to values education...

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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 Cathedrals in the Midst of Hurricanes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author challenges Adventist educators to invest time and resources to create a system where commitment to excellence means raising all the bars for their students - spirituality, emotional health, social interaction, life skills, recreation and problem...

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    Building Up or Tearing Down? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses the importance of proper word choices in the classroom, particularly when giving feedback to students.

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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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    Can We Trust Our Kids? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Can students be trusted? Streifling shares results of the Honesty Test, a test he developed as a 7th and 8th grade teacher, designed to help determine if students would cheat if given the opportunity. Streifling encourages teachers to be wise when dealing...

  • Caring Enough to Confront Tertiary-Lifelong
    Discussing trust, anger, change, prejudice, blame, guilt, loyalty, and conscience, the author describes a lifestyle for Christians who care enough to risk confronting others when differences become important. Especially for Christians who care deeply about...

  • Center for the Collaborative Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "The Center for the Collaborative Classroom is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to providing continuous professional learning for teachers and curricula that support the academic, ethical, and social development of children. The organization...

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    Character Building on the Oregon Trail Grade 4-Grade 8
    A description of the Oregon Trail Game in which a classroom was transformed into a replica of life on the Oregon Trail. Character development was an outcome of the game. Various aspects of how to conduct the game are described.

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    Character Building: A Call to Action Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is a call to accountability and action, for the academe to intentionally prepare students to be principled, responsible citizens. Adventist colleges and universities are tasked with building and reshaping character. Teachers should model for their...

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    Character Counts Preschool-Grade 12
    This website provides a wealth of character education resources featuring 6 pillars based on the book, Making Ethical Decisions (partly available online): trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

  • Character Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A "leading provider of character education staff development resources, including Dr. Philip Fitch Vincent's Character Education Series of books, curricula, and workshops." The site includes materials published by other leading character education...

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    Character Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article briefly discusses issues re character education and explores the nature of character development in light of the Biblical view of character. It shows that character results from a complex, dynamic, and purposeful process of development within...

  • Character Education Partnership - CEP Grade 1-Grade 12
    CEP collects and distributes information on educational and community programs designed to develop moral character and civic virtue. Review the 11 principles of character education, professional development opportunities, assessment tools, and other quality...

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    Character, Oh! Character, Where Art Thou? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "What has happened to the concept of character in our current times, and is it important? This essay asks this question with reference to the increased use of ‘personality’ in our language and thinking, and contends that this change has...

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    Cherbear's Den and the Kid Cave Grade 1-Grade 9
    One year of weekly illustrated Bible studies and daily devotions for kids and teens. Good ideas and object lessons for daily thoughts.

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    Child Guidance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These enduring writings cover the essentials of parenting with chapters on specific building blocks of character such as purity, cheerfulness, self-control, reverence, respect, honest, cleanliness, and courtesy. Includes guidance on how to reach self-denial,...

  • Children's Problem Solving Series Preschool-Grade 3
    This series helps preschool and elementary school-aged children begin to learn problem-solving skills. Ideal beginner books on conflict resolution for children, parents, and teachers. Each book introduces a specific problem familiar to most children and then...

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    Christian Living Grade 2-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center has many books about Christian living including, but not limited to, the following: 100 Creative Activities for Sabbath; A Short Guide to Good Parenting; The Anatomy of Sin; Belonging; Beyond Anger; Called to Discipleship; Character...

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    Clubhouse Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Christian magazine provides high-interest reading for juniors. Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine's website includes Bible resources, magazine information, links to other Focus on the Family ministries, and fun stuff like puzzles, jokes, art, recipes,...

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    Communicating Christian Values through Teaching English as a Second Language - the Use of Poetry Grade 11-Lifelong
    Poblete describes the pedagogical methodology used in communicating Christian values through poetry while teaching English as a second language. This paper was presented at the 24th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Community Kids Connection Grade 9-Lifelong
    Community Kids Connection offers a Christ-centered perspective to community service for Loma Linda University (LLU) students. Every week children between the ages of 3-12 visit the Social Action Community Health Systems-Norton (SAC-Norton) to sing songs, listen...

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    Competition or Cooperation Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A look at sports and the church. In 1976 the General Conference published the pamphlet Guidelines for Activities with Elements of Competition. Ellen White wrote about the dangers of sports, but never used the words competition or rivalry....

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    Conveying Christian Values through the Teaching of Agriculture - a Biblical Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ogutu looks at agriculture in the Bible, a Christian view of agriculture, the values to develop and how to achieve these values."

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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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    Created in the Image of God: - A Christian View of Human Personality Tertiary-Lifelong
    Huges explores some of the areas of contact between human personality theory and the Christian understanding of the image of God. This paper was presented at the 2nd Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Creative Ministry Solutions Preschool-Grade 12
    Creative Ministry solutions provides quality training for puppeteers, ventriloquists, gospel ballooning, clowning and mime, drama and Christian magicians or illusionists. Resources for Christian education, children's ministries and others involved in creative...

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    Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Values - Revealing the Invisible Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "'Back to values' has been a significant trend in school systems during the past few years. While the secular school system continues to debate on how to go about teaching values, Adventist teachers are encouraged to continue the deliberate integration...

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    Dance in the Bible Tertiary-Lifelong
    Bacchiocchi talks about the differences between biblical and modern dancing in the context of social gathering and the church.

  • Dealing with Disappointment Preschool-Grade 7
    This practical, easy-to-read guide walks parents through the concept of emotional competency, which begins by teaching children to identify and acknowledge their feelings. Then it provides exercises and examples that demonstrate how children — even toddlers...

  • Dealing with Feelings Series Preschool-Grade 4
    This series acknowledges specific feelings and offers children several ways to deal with them. Each book features a choose-your-own-adventure format, and shows what different outcomes of choices might be — allowing the children to back up and try another...

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    Developing Christian Values in the Adventist College Experience - An Example in the Teaching of History Tertiary-Lifelong
    An active, integrated program to teach values is absolutely essential in the Seventh-day Adventist college environment. Inggs explains Kohlberg's moral development and values education, focusing on the latter which is discussed in terms of approaches for its...

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    Developing Values through the Imagination Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "In this essay, I argue that imaginative teaching and learning is essential in any type of values education, particularly if a constructivist view of values clarification (as opposed to values imposition) is favoured. As such, a warning is offered about...

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    Dr Kay Kuzma - Books, DVDs and Other Resources Preschool-Grade 8
    Parents and teachers will find practical and refreshing help in Dr Kay Kuzma's books, videos and cassettes on character development, and discipline. Titles include: Easy Obedience, Longing to be Loved, Living with God's Kids, To Understand Your Child, Working...

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    Dramatic Arts in Christian Schools Handout Grade 5-Grade 12
    Drama is a great tool for learning. Whether it is putting on a play, a Bible skit, or a Broadway musical, students have fun doing it. Jesus used drama to bring His stories to bring them to life, which made them "real" for all those who were listening....

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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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    Education for Character Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kettering College of Medical Arts President Scriven notes "If we don't pay attention to our distinctive vision, the currents of the surrounding culture will set us adrift". From this perspective, Adventist higher education has a special commission...

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    Erasing the Myths of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A composite article written by superintendents within the Adventist Church in Canada addressing the church's commitment to educational excellence. The authors address and counter six myths of Adventist education in areas such as curriculum, academic standards,...

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    Establishing Personal Ethics - Modelling Principles of Spiritual Leadership for a Christian Educator Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The most important aspect of being a spiritual leader is not perfection in everything one does, but consistency in one’s life and attitude, in public and in private. As an educator, it is especially important to lead by example."

  • Ethics in America Grade 10-Lifelong
    "A video instructional series on ethics for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 10 one-hour video programs, audiocassettes, and coordinated books. This series uses the Socratic method to build analytical skills and examine...

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    Ethics in Postmodernism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Modernism held sway over Western thought over centuries. It stripped morality of its transcendent religious frame of reference. Away with God, was its cry. Even when it tried to shape a world without any reference to restraints, constraints, traditions,...

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    Flight 661 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Are we, as teachers, life-saving beacons pointing to a safe eternal home, or a misguided marker pointing the youth in our care to eternal damnation? Kevin Honey asks a crucial question, using the following analogy to find the answer: Inukshuks, an Inuit term...

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    Fruit of the Spirit - Dig Deeper Questions Grade 5-Grade 8
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. Additional questions created to accompany the religion textbook, Fruit of the Spirit, formerly used in the North American Adventist...

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    Geography's Impact on Human Values Tertiary-Lifelong
    Geography addresses many value-laden issues such as environmental responsibility and concern for the welfare of people, thus integrating the cognitive and affective domains. This article shows how the study of geography is crucial in the development of values,...

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    Give Them Some Truth Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A parent explains why, in a world where many are throwing out the idea of right and wrong in favor of a 'shades of grey' approach, he chooses to send his daughters to an Adventist school where truth is still sought after and believed in. He also briefly describes...

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    Go Ask the Ants - Using Nature to Teach Moral Values Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article explores three ways to use nature as a tool for moral development. The author first sets forth a biblical paradigm for a broader approach to nature, then shows how using this paradigm can inculcate three important moral virtues. Finally, some...

  • Golden Rules: The Ten Ethical Values Parents Need to Teach Their Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What and how we teach our children is fundamental, but how we model what we teach is critical. Children watch, listen, and learn from our example. Wayne Dosick provides parents with the ten golden rules that teach their children respect, honesty, fairness,...

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    Great Expectations Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As teachers prepare students for graduation the question is often asked, 'Are they ready?' Are they ready for the world? Are they ready for grade seven math? Are they ready for university? Are they ready for Jesus to come? David Jeffrey challenges administrators,...

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    Group Publishing Preschool-Tertiary
    Group's mission is to encourage Christian growth in children, youth, and adults. Group offers books, curriculum, CDs, videos, and other resources for ministry with children, youth, adults, and families. Group's award-winning Bible curriculum is designed for...

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    Guide Magazine Grade 4-Grade 8
    "Guide is a Christian story magazine for young people ages 10-14. The 32-page, four-color publication is published weekly... Our mission is to show readers, through stories that illustrate Bible truth, how to walk with God now and forever."

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    Guide Magazine Stories Wanted - Write Now! Grade 5-Grade 8
    Guide magazine needs your help! This weekly publication for 10-14 year-olds wants your stories.

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    Holiday Materials - September Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Activities for celebrating the following holidays and events in the month of September: Good Manners Month Ice Cream Cone Birthday National Dog Week

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    How to Develop Violence Prevention and Character-Intervention Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Character education, when integrated into the classroom management plan, encourages acceptable behavior such as demonstrating social skills, self control, sharing, and cooperation. Topics discussed include: The Importance of Character Development; Is Violent...

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    How to Help Your Child Really Love Jesus Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How can you help make Jesus an important facet of your children's lives? Donna Habenicht, child development specialist, explains how children develop spiritually and offers practical suggestions on how you can help your child establish a lasting friendship...

  • Human Relations Media Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Educational publisher produces video and print resources for substance abuse, health guidance and character education for grades K-12.

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    I Am What I Choose to Be Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jasmine Skerritt asks a critical question: 'Can our children truly become positive citizens of their community when we allow their naked minds to be clothed with visions of violence, terror, and all other forms of evil?' The author submits that teachers, parents,...

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    If Walls Could Talk Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this short article, Dawna Beausoleil shares why she supports Christian education. She states that the true purpose of an Adventist Christian education is to prepare students for eternity. The educator's role is to point students to Christ who desires to...

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    Impressing Christ Upon Our Students Preschool-Lifelong
    Social learning theory, or observational learning, is what occurs simply by watching and imitating. It is the same principle we find in the Bible that by beholding we are transformed. That is why it is so important for parents and teachers to model right living...

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    Infectious Greed - The Creeping Compromise Tertiary
    "The recent rash of financial scandals fueled by what Alan Greenspan calls 'infectious greed' has made the term business ethics seem like an oxymoron. But scandals are not new to business and greed dates back to the beginning of time. What is new is the...

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    INFO Editorial: April 2003 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This issue of the Forum discusses various ethical issues which are relevant in today’s world...The articles in this series contain questions for which there are no easy answers. These are questions worth asking, but the answers are far beyond the...

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    INFO Editorial: Values and Ethics Grade 1-Lifelong
    The articles in this issue discuss both values and value creation in a variety of disciplines. The authors examine values in a service-learning program within a Master’s in Public Health degree, education, and information technology. Values questions...

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    Insight Grade 9-Tertiary
    Insight is a Adventist teen ministry magazine published weekly. At Insight we emphasize teens making positive, God-centered choices. We introduce you to teens who make stuff happen in their lives, families, churches, and communities. Our regular columns, including...

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    Inspiration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Inspirational stories based on biblical references. The following three stories are from "Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul": The Dog Next Door An Experiment in Love The Language of Horses The stories about animals...

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    Inspiration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 4 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The following inspirational stories, based on biblical references, can be used for values and character education: The Bag Lady and Thanksgiving Dinner Very Here

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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,...

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    JAE Editorial - Building Bridges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial provides an introduction linking each article in this issue. Centered on discipleship and building bridges between church and school, pastors and educators, Christian education should focus on the holistic development of students as they come...

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    JAE Editorial: Adventist Educational Essentials Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this special issue on Character Education, George R. Knight's editorial addresses the question of why the Adventist church spends millions of dollars each year to support over 5000 Adventist schools worldwide, when free public education is available. Articles...

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    JAE Editorial: Reach Out and Touch Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial contemplates the impact of two women, Mother Theresa and Princess Dianna, whose lives have set a precedent for service. The editorial notes that just as Jesus lived a life that demonstrated kindness, forgiveness, acceptance, service, and love,...

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    JAE Editorial: What Have They Seen in Your Classroom? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beverly Rumble shares her view that Adventist teachers should teach and model the behavior they want our students to exhibit. For example, praising students for good work (rather than only criticizing the bad); encouraging them to praise each other (rather...

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    JAE Editorial: Building Up The Culture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Members of the Adventist church cherish the unique identity of the Adventist movement. Adventists are increasingly adopting nontraditional lifestyles. Teachers advocate openness and trivialize values. Instead the Christian teacher should strengthen the principles...

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    JAE Editorial: Character Builders Kindergarten-Lifelong
    One of the main purposes of Christian education is to build characters for heaven. Hamlet Canosa uses the example of Samuel, Eli, Elkanah, Hannah, and Eli's sons, Hofni and Phinehas, to demonstrate the importance of educators, parents, and leaders working...

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    JAE Editorial: Educated -- To What End? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Omission of values education from the university curriculum has led to the fracturing of knowledge and unpreparedness to address the issues technology has presented. A worldview of a personal God and Creation-Redeemer is needed to challenge us to better living,...

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    JAE Editorial: The Same Mission Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Enrique Bacerra's editorial notes that Adventist churches and schools share the same two-fold mission: telling others about what Jesus has done and preparing them for His return. This mission should be clear in four areas of development within Adventist colleges,...

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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: A Warranty - on Teachers!; Students Report Contact With Religious Cults; Color and Learning; Allergy Effects Are Extensive;...

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    Keepers of Treasure Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What we do in our 'spare time' is of vital importance to our lives, and to the lives of others. It can make a fortune or wreck it. It can build character or destroy it. In essence, what you do with your time presents your philosophy of life."

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    Kids - How To Shape Their Lives Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Formerly published as Children in the Shadows, this book addresses how to instill a sense of wonder responsibility, and self-worth in children. Drawing from her 27 years of teaching, Ruth Jaegar Buntain shares insights on how parents and teachers can...

  • Kids Can Choose Series Preschool-Grade 5
    Teasing, theft, and the need for privacy are just a few of the interpersonal issues you want your children to be able to handle. These new books introduce problem-solving techniques, including: brainstorming possible solutions; anticipating how each action...

  • Kids Can Cooperate Preschool-Grade 7
    A practical guide to teaching problem solving. It discusses why kids quarrel and offers ways to avoid it; how to begin teaching problem solving to toddlers and preschoolers; a step-by-step process to help school-aged children negotiate; and ways to motivate...

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    Layers of Significance - Influencing Students' Moral Default Settings Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explains why students don't always make rational choices based on research done of a random sample of 146 students from both public and Adventist schools in the Walla Walla Valley in Washington State. This article outlines the process and findings...

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    Layers of Significance Theory (LST): What Christian educators can do to encourage students to make positive moral choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Layers of Significance Theory (LST) suggests that the basic motivation for people is the need to be of significance. The theory identifies nine layers of significance. These are not stages through which one passes, but cumulative layers giving individuals...

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    Leading a Character Driven School Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article outlines six principles that will help leaders to successfully implement a character development program. They are a vision, modeling, professional development, integrated teaching, balanced assessment, financing for service learning. The article...

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    Learning Faith Through Experience Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Increased student motivation, better practical skills, and fewer discipline problems are the results of a well developed service learning program. Steve Daily examines the conflict between theory and practice in the area of service, noting that Adventist academy...

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    Liberty Magazine Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A magazine of religious freedom. Religious liberty entails freedom of conscience: to worship or not to worship; to profess, practice and promulgate religious beliefs or to change them. In exercising these rights, however, one must respect the equivalent rights...

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    Light Skills Character Development Kindergarten-Grade 8
    An Adventist adaptation of the Life Skills LIFELONG Guidelines program by Susan Kovalik and associates. It includes an action plan, teaching procedures, student arrival procedures, and detailed information about the 'escape place' and 'resolution station'...

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    Living and Learning Preschool-Grade 2
    Living and Learning is a compilation of worship stories for young children. This devotional contains stories that share lessons about faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, godliness, brotherly kindness, love, and much more. Each short reading...

  • Lost Generation Grade 9-Tertiary
    Thought provoking 2 min video clip for a teen discussion about values and priorities.

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    Making Life Work: Putting God's Wisdom into Action Grade 9-Lifelong
    Bill and Lynne Hybels present a practical guidebook based on the wisdom of the book of Proverbs. Based on a series of Bill Hybel's sermons, he takes on subjects such as choosing friends wisely, managing anger, cultivating compassion, developing discipline,...

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    Making Men Thinkers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How do we help students become 'thinkers of their own thoughts'? Bernard Lawrence addresses this and many other challenges for the Christian teacher. He shares his own experience and call to teaching ministry, along with helpful suggestions for effective teaching.

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    Management - A Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    For the Christian manager managerial techniques "are not as critical as the framework in which management is practiced. The challenge is to reflect the Christian faith in managing people and resources. This essay explores the underlying currents in many...

  • Manners, Please! Preschool-Grade 4
    Manners, Please! seeks to promote sensitivity and civilized behavior in children. Every type of etiquette from table manners and conversation to telephone manners and sibling harmony is covered through poems, writing activities, coloring pages, role...

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    Mary Rice Hopkins & Puppets with A Heart Preschool-Grade 2
    A DVD featuring 15 songs with two shows involving puppets and Christian musician Mary Hopkins. Topics addressed include: handling disappointment, choices and character, peer pressure, being yourself, brokenness, dealing with the loss of a loved one and serving...

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    Mentoring Christian Principles in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Unlike teachers in the public sector, the role of a Christian teacher is more unique. Teachers, in general, have a mandate to instill knowledge through academic instruction, and experiential application of learned principles through observed learning outcomes....

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    Message Magazine Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A Christian magazine of contemporary issues.

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    Messages to Young People Grade 9-Lifelong
    A practical guide for teens. Several generations of youth have been nourished by this uncompromising call to duty, purity, and service. The author, who began her ministry when only 17 years of age, invites Seventh-day Adventist youth to examine their reading,...

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    Microsociety - Building Character Through Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article details the origin, elements and successes of the Microsociety instruction model. It shows how schools integrate it with the rest of curriculum and collaborate with community partners by establishing meaningful contacts with working adults. Answers...

  • Christian Resource
    Moody Press Online Catalogue Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Full online catalogue of Christian books for all ages from Moody Bible Institutes Press.

  • Adventist Resource
    Moral Choice - Deterministic, Random, or Free Will? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Hyde "argues that choice is not deterministic or random, but that we humans have a God-given power that allows us to be the originators of choices that shape our lives. Since these are our own choices, we are responsible; we are punished or rewarded for...

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    Moral Education Revisited - Trends in Teaching Right from Wrong Grade 9-Lifelong
    Connors presents a short history of moral education in North America, reviews the changes that occurred during the 1960s, critiques current methods, and then makes suggestions for improvement in both the school and home setting. This paper was presented...

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    Multicultural Education for Elementary Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article offers some practical examples of multicultural learning strategies for elementary and middle-school levels. The elementary school experience is largely practical, hands-on, and sight-based. The example of the words and actions of teachers become...

  • Christian Resource
    NEST Family Entertainment Kindergarten-Grade 10
    NEST Family Entertainment produces feature-quality animated videos and dramatized audio collections that build positive character traits, spiritual strength and healthy relationships. Features Christian, Biography and Kids audio CDs and DVDs.

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    Of Birds and Seeds Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bonnie Walker presents insightful observations about learning patience, learning to forgive, and learning to accept that personal and spiritual growth is the work of a lifetime.

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    Only by Grace Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Tyner explores the foundations of spiritual growth by addressing the question of whether grace and character development can co-exist. He challenges teachers to think about the important role concepts such as grace and works play in character development....

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    Paradox of Our Times Kindergarten-Grade 12
    J. D. Fitch shares a devotional poem titled 'Paradox of Our Times'. He emphasizes teaching students what is of real and eternal value.

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    Passing on What Really Counts Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article addresses the question of how Adventist teachers can transmit an understanding of beliefs and values to their students as well as instill a spirit of service and mission to a diverse audience. In order to meet the needs of all students at their...

  • Adventist Resource
    Perception of Values Relating to Character Development - a Study of College Students Views on a Seventh-day Adventist Campus Tertiary
    Problem: The most important concern of Seventh-day Adventists is the proper and fullest development of character. This study investigates perception patterns on character values and factors influencing positive character development held by subjects...

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    Perception of values relating to character development - A study of college students' views on a Seventh-day Adventist campus Tertiary
    Problem: The most important concern of Seventh-day Adventists is the proper and fullest development of character. This study investigates perception patterns on character values and factors influencing positive character development held by subjects...

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    Perceptions of character education in a Seventh-day Adventist school Grade 12
    Character education has been viewed by many educators as having significant historical, academic, and social value. Many stakeholders in education argue for character development as a curricular experience. While understanding the degree to which character...

  • Christian Resource
    Plugged In - Christian Media Reviews Preschool-Lifelong
    Plugged In is a Focus on the Family publication designed to equip parents, youth leaders, ministers and teens with essential tools to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which they live.

  • Adventist Resource
    Postmodern Religious Educational Philosophy an Oxymoron? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor looks to answer the following questions: "Is a religious educational philosophy relevant or even viable in the postmodern world? Or is a postmodern religious educational philosophy an oxymoron? An incongruous contradiction of terms?" This...

  • Adventist Resource
    Potentials Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Faith development resources to help administrators and teachers assess their endeavors to nurture the faith of their students. These concise documents provide practical, step by step methods to establish, support and deepen specific areas of faith maturity....

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    Protectors or Shapers? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this TEACH journal article, Patrick challenges educators to discuss the dynamic impact that Christian education has exerted and can continue to exert upon Australian society. This article is one response to that challenge.

  • Raising Good Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Thomas Lickona writes about teaching children values, respect, and responsibilty. This celebrated guide and worthwhile book has more than 150,000 copies in print in previous editions.

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    REBIRTH - Virtues and Character Education Tools Grade 1-Grade 12
    Use this Adventist tool for Christ-centered teaching of 89 virtues and Adventist beliefs that are core to character development. REBIRTH is an acronym for the 7 topics organizing these virtues: Religious, Ethical, Biblical, Individual, Relational, Temporal...

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    Reflections on Perseverance Kindergarten-Grade 12
    When students feel good about what they are learning through experiencing success, the strength and quality of the learning is enhanced. Carolyn Doss shares insights on perseverance and success.

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    Religious Value Transmission Among Seventh-day Adventist White American Families - A Cognitive Approach to Parental Values and Relationship as Perceived by Youth Tertiary-Lifelong
    Three research questions were examined: (1) What role does cognitive-attribution play in religious value transmission? (2) Is there a generation gap in the religious values of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) families? (3) What is the influence of parental support...

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    Riding Herd - Developing Character by Allowing Choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jerry Thomas discusses the relationship between decision making and character development. In an educational setting, guiding young people to make appropriate choices without controlling their lives takes policies that encourage choices, modeling, and discipline....

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    Secret of the Cave Grade 6-Grade 12
    In this film, a young American boy spends his summer in Ireland and solves the mystery that captivates the entire village. Driven by curiosity and his own search for meaning in life, he faces his fears and discovers the Secret of the Cave. Based on the

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    Seeing the World Through Postmodern Eyes Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Morality is seen as having reached the end of the line. Such fashionable pronouncements cascade from the scientific and academic community, the arts, as well as the entertainment and news media, saturating our society’s view of ethics and morality...

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    Sense of Immortality Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Youth often have a strong sense of immortality as they anticipate and plan for the future. Ken Corkum shares how educators can help students realize their mortality, and still have the assurance of immortality in Jesus.

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    Serving and Leading in Schools - A Discussion of Leadership Models and How Australian School Communities Can Benefit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "History portrays leaders as people of great power, charisma and prestige. Winston Churchill or George Washington could easily exemplify these types of traits. Servants, on the other hand, are portrayed as obsequious, obedient and lacking in...

  • Adventist Resource
    Shall We Dance? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Is this indicative of an approaching death to Adventism's unique lifestyle? Perhaps not. Adventism is more than a way of life. Its heart, its foundation, its crown is the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a living faith. Those who identify Adventism with...

  • Christian Resource
    Shaping Character - Moral Education in the Christian College Tertiary
    "Arguing that ethics is everybody's business, Arthur Holmes presents in this book a concise survey of moral education - its goals and methods - in the Christian college." Intended for all Christian college teachers, professors, and administrators...

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    Spirit-Compatible Instruction - Teacher Bulletin Volume 10 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Systematic character development from a Christian worldview is central to Adventist education. This Teacher Bulletin resource/article reminds teachers of foundational philosophy and links to quality websites with more character development tools. "Spirit...

  • Street Law Grade 5-Lifelong
    "In the USA, Street Law's programs draw real-world connections between the lives of young people and the law, human rights, and democratic values. Each of our domestic programs teaches practical information, develops critical life skills, and provides...

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching Ethics Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue addresses why teaching ethics is important and how it should be done. Religion and morality have been separated from the realities of life. Ethical dimensions should be integrated within the context...

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching Ethics - From Reasoning to Responsibility Grade 9-Lifelong
    Ethical dilemmas occur daily in classrooms, corporate boardrooms, and legislatures. If "ethics is integral to the fabric of a civil society, should not Christian education be at the forefront in the search to apply biblical principles to everyday living?"...

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    Teaching through Parables - Following Jesus Grade 7-Lifelong
    Badenas looks at the question "Why did Jesus choose this particular literary genre of "parables" to convey some of His most important messages?" Badenas also sets a pattern for an eventual use of parables in religious education in our days."...

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    Teaching Tolerance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "What we don't understand, we tend to fear"--with these words Robert Egbert dissects the characteristics of prejudice, noting that attitudes toward those who are different often stem from parental, peer, and media coaching or influence. Egbert provides...

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching Values Developing a Curriculum Framework for Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kennedy examines the role that the hidden curriculum (moral and spiritual) plays in teaching values. She then goes on to critiquing the curriculum model in the light of Christian educational philosophy and then suggests a framework for developing Christian...

  • Adventist Resource
    Television - Terrible or Terrific? Grade 1-Lifelong
    Television is neither all good, nor all bad. Arguments are presented for each.

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    The Big Picture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ben Carson shares the overarching philosophy that has shaped his life. This book focuses on the why of success, rather than the how. Carson's goal is to help readers discover God's vision for their lives, reframe their priorities, and inspire...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Bully-Free Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Kick off your school year with this six week jump start bully-free program presented at the 2012 NAD Teachers Convention. Your students will learn strategies for handling a bully, how to be a supportive by-stander, and all this in the Christian frame work...

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    The Case of the Disappearing Diploma...And Its Dramatic Resolution Tertiary-Lifelong
    A former academy principal illustrates the value and power of reconciliation, the two way act of forgiving purposeful or perceived wrongs. He shares the joys of healing and peace that comes as a result of forgiveness.

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    The Christ-Centered, Character-Driven School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    By default, much of the responsibility for teaching values, morals, and ethics has been passed on to schools. Schools, therefore, must become more intentional in teaching and nurturing moral development. This article addresses how schools, along with home...

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    The Education We Don't Like To Talk About Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this article from the JAE special child evangelism issue, a former academy student reminisces about the knowledge she acquired on the school bus. She proposes that controversial topics such as those discussed on school buses should be addressed by teachers,...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Fruit Troop Preschool-Grade 8
    The Fruit Troop conveys stories that identify moral dilemmas and provide appropriate choices to solve the problems. While entertaining (vegetale fans will love this!), these animated stories promote positive values, and stimulate mental, physical and spiritual...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Meeting Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Don Sands considers a quotation from the philosopher Martin Buber who wrote 'All real living is meeting'. He encourages teachers to take time to 'meet', connect, interact, and share with their students on a daily basis.

  • The Moral Intelligence of Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Drawing on case studies, talks with parent groups, visits to nurseries and classrooms and interviews with children, Robert Coles demonstrates that character develops from the very start of life and throughout adolescence, molded by parents' often unself-conscious...

  • The Moral Life of Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this reprinting of the Robert Coles classic, the author shows how children struggle with questions of moral choice. Coles interviews children from Brazil, French Canada, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Poland, South Africa, and Southeast Asia, and occasionally...

  • Christian Resource
    The New Worship - Straight Talk on Music and the Church Kindergarten
    A book with many practical helps for trying new forms and methods of using music for worship. An honest and inviting style discusses the complex issues of music selection with Christian perspective. Recommended by B. Gillespie.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Other Hat - Teaching Discernment in the Twenty-first Century Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The 21st century is placing new demands on teachers and schools. Children are growing up in a society that is characterised by exponential change, escalating social issues and everchanging technology. Because of this rapidly changing culture, our students...

  • The Present Tertiary-Lifelong
    Dr. Spencer Johnson's stories of timeless, simple truths have changed the work and lives of millions of readers around the world. Now comes an insightful new tale of inspiration and practical guidance. The Present is an engaging story of a young man's journey...

  • Adventist Resource
    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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    There Arose a Generation That Did Not Remember - The Challenge of Maintaining Distinctively Christian Institutional Cultures in an Era of Change Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The preservation and perpetuation of core institutional vision, values, ethos and identity to succeeding generations are critical imperatives that confront all Christian educational organisations. Christian institutions have historically been prone...

  • Adventist Resource
    Thinking Straight in a Crooked World Tertiary-Lifelong
    The way we live is determined by how we think. This article discusses human behaviors and choices that explore this statement. Du Preez talks about the genetic-origin hypotheses of sinful tendencies and predispositions. The mechanical-protection philosophy...

  • Adventist Resource
    Thinking Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School administrators with high expectations, positive self-concepts, and specific goals, will greatly improve any school program. Most individuals live up to the expectations others hold for them. School administrators can influence student achievement without...

  • Adventist Resource
    Tips - Best Ways to Help Your Kids Handle Peer Pressure Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Suggestions on how parents can best help their children develop the judgment necessary to determine when to go with the flow and when to walk away.

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    Tips - Ten Ways to Increase Your Self Esteem Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Consider these suggestions on how to increase your self esteem - for teachers and students.

  • Adventist Resource
    Tools for Kids Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Zayachkowski addresses the skill of Instrumentation, which refers to a student’s need to acquire a project mentality. Meaning that one must learn to organize, utilize and manage skills that would see a project or task to its conclusion. The article focuses...

  • Adventist Resource
    Toward Spiritual Assessment in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author responds to Elder Folkenberg's 1997 Total Commitment document by highlighting tensions in higher education that should be addressed in the current interest in spiritual development and assessment. The article explores the distinct roles of scholars...

  • Adventist Resource
    Training Young Peacemakers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Peacemaking is an essential life skill for students of all ages. Marilyn Fargo addresses how teachers can integrate this important social skill into every aspect of the curriculum by sharing how she successfully implements concepts from The Young Peacemaker,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Transfer of Religious Values - Do Young People Accept Parental Standards? Grade 9-Grade 12
    How likely are children to accept the religious values of their parents and authority figures and to build them into their own value systems? Report of a study comparing the stated values of Seventh-day Adventist youth with those of their parents. Facilitating...

  • Christian Resource
    Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions - Why Children Should Be Your Church's #1 Priority Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Few parents and church leaders realize how critical it is to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very earliest years of life. George Barna shares profiles of churches which are effectively ministering to children and winning the war against...

  • Adventist Resource
    Turning Students on to Community Service Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Every student should take from his/her school experience a solid grasp of academics and a desire to give something back to society. Volunteering changes students and helps them grasp that altruism brings its own rewards. It enables the student to see the connection...

  • Adventist Resource
    Understanding Our World Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can teachers influence students to focus on math, history, and science, when so many other things compete for their attention? Matthew Whitty shares his perspective on how educators can capitalize on students' emerging awareness of the world around them...

  • Adventist Resource
    Using the Church's Ethics Statements in Your Classroom Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article shares a variety of ways for Adventist students and teachers to use the position statements generated by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Adventist...

  • Adventist Resource
    Values and Choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Our values establish how we relate with our family, the time we give to work, our choice of clothes, the shoes we wear, the food we eat, and much more. Mike Lekic shares insights on how values and choices shape our lives, and examines the role of Adventist...

  • Adventist Resource
    Values Education and Faith Formation - A Neat Fit or More? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “This article explores character development and its relationship to faith formation to determine if they are mutually exclusive or inextricably linked.” Christian connects “Values Education” to a God-centered worldview and student...

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    Values, Manners, and Fundamental Beliefs Newsletter Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This Indiana Conference teacher newsletter features Christian values, manners at school, and Adventist fundamental beliefs, with brief thoughts on Adventist heritage, creative Sabbath activities, family healthy lifestyle and eating habits, events to remember/celebrate...

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    Values, Worldview, and Faith - How Can Adventist Educators Pass Them On? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    How can educators pass on unique Adventist values, worldview, and faith? Julie Stefani outlines nine criteria educators use to determine whether values education in their school environment is successful. Stefani also references Stephen Covey's Principle-Centered...

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    VG1 Perspectives on Values : A Project Affirmation Publication Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This book contains essays from distinguished educators and ministers on values. Find out how values are formed, how they are changed, and how they form a vital foundation to a Christ-centered life.

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    VG1 Shall We Dance - Rediscovering Christ-Centered Standards Grade 7-Tertiary
    Recommended reading for anyone discipling Christian youth and young adults in home, church or school settings. Findings from the Valuegenesis 1 study provide the platform for discussion of standards re dance, music, movies or film viewing, sex, alcohol and...

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    VG1 Teaching Values Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book is designed for anyone working towards the faith development of young people, drawing on the first North American Valuegenesis study. Filled with specific suggestions for hours of classroom activities, using a careful and complete approach to learning...

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    VG2 Once Upon a Time: What Valuegenesis says about the quality of Adventist schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The NAD second wave of faith maturity research provided interesting insights of students into the positive attributes of Adventist schools. These center on the themes of quality teaching, Adventist values, and school climate influences.

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    VG2 Ten Years Later - A Study of Two Generations Grade 7-Tertiary
    What are the "big" things discovered in research about Adventist youth? This books shares topics such as: Focusing on Teens; Valuegenesis and the Journey of Faith; Loyalty and the Content of Faith; Personal Piety and the Quest for Spiritual Life;...

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    Wake up and Smell the Caf-Lib! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dan Jackson addresses the changing moral and philosophical foundations of public education, noting that it has moved so far away from what we know to be the Biblical standard that children, right from the first grade, may inculcate values that bear no resemblance...

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    We Can Keep Them in the Church Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What keeps young people in the church? A sense of belonging. In this compilation, Myrna Tetz and Gary L. Hopkins share action driven stories, interviews, and personal testimonies of how to make a difference in the lives of young people. Each story emphasizes...

  • Adventist Resource
    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.

  • Adventist Resource
    Welcome Baby Project Preschool
    The Welcome Baby Project seeks to facilitate gentle interaction between caring church members and parents of a newborn by welcoming the new arrival with a Welcome Baby Greeting Card, and a monthly Welcome Baby Newsletter. The Welcome...

  • Adventist Resource
    What I ‘C’ is a Crucial Tool in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Critical thinking, compassion, contemplation and celebration are important attributes of authentic Christianity that should be fostered in our students. Make Jesus Real is "a school-based values education project, a philosophy for a whole school,...

  • Adventist Resource
    What is a Hero Webquest Grade 5-Grade 8
    What is a true hero? This interactive online learning project will encourage students to think more closely about who really is a hero, and learn about some Christian heros.

  • Adventist Resource
    What Makes a School Christian? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    On a Christian campus every worker, including support personnel, should communicate visible concern for the present and eternal interests of each student. For students to learn the values of efficiency, cooperation, punctuality, and diligence, their work supervisors...

  • Adventist Resource
    What's in an Attitude? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Tony Reeves shares the importance of attitude in daily interactions.

  • Adventist Resource
    Which Program to be Elaborated in Order to Teach Character to Rwandan Children After Genocide Grade 1-Grade 12
    "The legacy of the civil war and genocide in Rwanda includes many orphans and thousands of children who have experienced untold horrors. These children are the future leaders of the country, but many are homeless and living in extreme poverty. The trauma...

  • Adventist Resource
    Who I Am Bible Study Grade 8-Grade 12
    In this one page Bible study activity personal identity is found in what scripture says. Room is given for a reflective response.

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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.

  • Adventist Resource
    Whose Character? Which Virtues? Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article explores the imperatives of character education by providing a brief historical overview of secular and Adventist education as well as the ways it can be taught in the classroom. It offers a list of ideas to show how Bible stories can be used...

  • Adventist Resource
    Why Teach Social Studies? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In analyzing social studies teaching, educators must ask what values they want to convey to students and whether the current curriculum meets these goals. The curriculum and guidelines for the K-8 social studies curriculum from the Organization of American...

  • Adventist Resource
    Windows on God's World - Glimpses of the Creator through His Handiwork Grade 4-Lifelong
    A great worship text for classroom or home. Each devotional story share an object lesson from nature. From the holy cross toad to the grizzly bear, students are engaged in reading, sharing, and catching glimpses of the Creator through his handiwork. Used copies...

  • Wisdom Through Character Training Kindergarten
    A book of worships for schools.

  • Christian Resource
    Worship.com Grade 7-Lifelong
    Visit this site for thought provoking articles, discussions, and great links to praise music and worship services.

  • Adventist Resource
    Your Story Hour Preschool-Grade 8
    Website home of radio show Your Story Hour. Clubhouse magazine (back issues) available online; ordering information for Bible story, literary, historical, and other true life tapes and CDs; Adventures Bible study lessons available soon online (may also be...

  • Christian Resource
    Youth Specialties Grade 7-Lifelong
    For over 30 years Youth Specialties has trained, equipped, and encouraged Christian youth workers. They have yearly training seminars, videos, and internet support, reaching over 100,000 youth workers every year. The website contains links to the listserv,...