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Classroom Climate Narrow Results

resources that facilitate a Christian atmosphere within a group or class of students


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    A Positive School Experience Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Creating a positive school experience for students requires a few fundamentals: a caring teacher with a positive attitude, a Code of Conduct, mastery of curriculum content and effective teaching methods and strategies."

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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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    ABC Game of New Beginnings Classroom Management Plan Grade 1-Grade 6
    A classroom management plan that operates under the assumption that every day is a new beginning and a new opportunity for success. Attendance, Behavior, and Completion of work are the ABCs upon which this plan is based.

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    Accommodating a New Student with a Disability in your Primary Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 5
    "Although legislation underpins the rights of the disabled (Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act, 1992; NSW Anti Discrimination Act, 1997) to an education in the neighbourhood school with peer and community interaction, teachers may experience...

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    Beyond the Curriculum - Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Action Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop "investigate[d] and analyze[d] the construct of culturally responsive pedagogy. [Participants] explore[d] how CRP is defined and how these definitions are enacted in classrooms, schools, communities, and society."...

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    Breaking Down Walls - Overcoming the Racial Barrier in Faith-based Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants in this 2018 NAD convention breakout session examined "what administrators/educators can do to overcome the barriers that limit effective classroom instruction and what they can do to develop more authentic cross-cultural relationships with...

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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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    Capability, Connection, & Contribution Grade 1-Grade 12
    Teaching today is not just about teaching content, but helping each student experience success. An easy guide for assuring each student to experience success would be the three Cs: helping students feel capable, helping students connect, and helping students...

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    Choice Theory - An Effective Approach to Classroom Discipline and Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The ultimate objectives of classroom discipline and management systems are: (1) to create and maintain environments where learning is nurtured, valued, and efficiently implemented; and (2) to develop self-discipline and self-control in learners. To...

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    Choice Theory in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author discusses Choice Theory and how he uses it in his classroom. Intentional friendships and relevant curriculum are two ingredients that contribute to a non-coercive structure, which is vital to an effective school. The six basic needs, the J-O-Y principle,...

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    Christ-centered Bullying Prevention - Using Biblical Practices for Creating a Kinder Culture Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention workshop learned "what works in developing an educational and kindness culture." See the presentation for details.

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    Class Should Be Like... Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Sabbath School is often something children love and thrive at. With good teaching, school can be as well. Elements discussed: classroom environment, planning and preparation, engaging students in learning, and professional responsibilities.

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    Classroom Commands and the Novelty Factor - What Happens When a Teacher Gives Commands in a Foreign Language? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "The purpose of this primary classroom-based case study was to examine the impact FLCs had on students’ response times and attitudes when learning about the culture associated with the language of the commands."

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    Classroom Community Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article offers some points for teachers on how to build a positive classroom community.

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    Classroom Discussion in Southeast Asia - Concerns in Thai Classrooms Tertiary
    "This article defines the concept of classroom discussion as well as the benefits of discussion in the classroom. In addition, barriers to classroom discussion that are common to classrooms are discussed with a focus on problems unique to classroom discussion...

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    Classroom Dynamics Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Whitehead writes about the differences among her students and how those differences make for interesting experiences. She closes by saying, "I praise God daily for the dynamics of my classroom. Not only do I teach them about acceptance and diversity,...

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    Classroom Management - A Class of Positive Behavior Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This unit is intended to help teachers apply 'best practices' discipline skills to their classroom teaching. Each lesson explains a skill used by teachers identified as effective and organized classroom managers. The skill description is followed by...

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    Classroom Management - A Personal Reflection Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author examines classroom management and the need for teachers to develop their own management plan and style. Theory and practice, the classroom environment, classroom procedures, and action plans are all elements of a classroom management plan.

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    Classroom Management and Discipline Without Distress Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD presentation focuses on discipline and classroom management strategies that teachers and administrators can use to enhance the growth and development of students. Areas of emphasis include: Establishing a culture of learning; Setting the tone...

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    Classroom Management of Students with Auditory Processing Deficits Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This short article suggests ways to make school life more tolerable for students with auditory processing deficits.

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    Classroom Management Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation inspires the teacher to make changes in their classroom management and organization. It offers concrete, practical and applicable suggestions for immediate change. Download the presentation and handout with complex...

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    Classroom Management Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to numerous classroom management resources.

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    Classroom Management- a Christian perspective Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A fresh look at classroom management from a Christian perspective. Suggested activities include the Golden Rule, Prayer Chain Acts of Kindness, Fruit of the Spirit, Respectful Role Playing, and Honesty.

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    Classroom Rules with Recited Actions Preschool-Grade 2
    Five simple rules with actions created for reviewing daily during circle time.

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    Conflict Resolution for the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Conflict significantly disrupts achievement within classrooms. It effects individuals but also influences group members and potentially a wider community. Minimizing conflict optimizes opportunity and this is the goal of sharing these insights."

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    Connectedness - Bridging the Gap between Values and Practice in Developing a Safe and Supportive School Community Kindergarten
    A paradox exists within the teaching profession:"On one hand educators know and believe that students need role models and that almost every aspect of teaching, even (or especially) including discipline—is all about relationships. Yet on the other...

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    Creating the Best Classroom Theme Ever Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD presentation handout inspires teachers to use spiritual themes in their classrooms. It offers easy ways to create a theme that will last throughout the year and throughout your students’ lifetimes.

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    Creating the Right Environment for Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Marzano's characteristics of effective classroom management are discussed: "1) establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, 2) carrying out disciplinary action, 3) maintaining effective teacher and student relationships, and 4) maintaining an appropriate...

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    Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Students from various cultural backgrounds may experience cultural dissonance when teachers and educational administrators from the mainstream culture misconstrue, misinterpret or simply disregard their cultural patterns of learning, behavior and communication....

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    Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management - Adapted for JAE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Classroom management is one of the most challenging issues in multicultural education. Techniques and approaches to classroom management must be modified to meet the academic, sociocultural, developmental, moral, and ethical needs of ever-increasingly ethnically...

  • Day One and Beyond: Practical Matters for New Middle-Level Teachers Grade 5-Grade 9
    Even though Wormeli is targeting teachers in a traditional public middle school, he has good advice for those teaching adolescents in any setting. This book addresses practical survival matters, such as what to do the first day and week, setting up the grade...

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    Destructive Anger Among Adolescents - Prevention and Management Strategies for Educators Grade 7-Grade 12
    This article outlines anger triggers and risk factors for excessive anger in adolescents. The authors provide classroom-based anger management approaches including strategies to prevent and contain angry outbursts, strategies for crisis intervention in small...

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    Do Unto Others Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A teacher's kindness can make a huge difference in the lives of "difficult" students, hard-to-please parents, and unhappy colleagues. Asking these individuals to help you with something is often a great way to begin forming a positive connection.

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    Editorial Vol 5 Issue 1: The Power of Wonder Preschool-Lifelong
    Lana Hibbard shares the amazement children have when learning new things and how important it is to introduce them to our amazing God.

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    Educating African American Boys Preschool-Grade 12
    The presentation (in two parts) of this 2018 NAD convention workshop "provides tools for young men to close the education achievement gap between black and white boys....Gain a greater understanding of factors that contribute to the fourth grade failure...

  • Effective Teaching - Harry & Rosemary Wong's Teachers.Net Column Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Every month, classroom management gurus Harry & Rosemary Wong publish a new collection of classroom strategies and approaches designed to help teachers - new and seasoned - master the routine matters that can consume so much of a teacher's time."...

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    Eleven Suggestions for Improving Discipline in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The number one problem facing classrooms today is discipline. In addressing this issue, the author presents eleven suggestions, in the area of classroom management, that teachers should consider. Sub-headings include: Show Genuine Love and Concern; Help Students...

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    Enriched Environment - Is Your Classroom Cold or Warm? Preschool-Grade 8
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how to make your classroom inviting for new students and their families by using the five senses approach. The type of classroom environment that a teacher creates and encourages...

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    Flexible and Alternative Seating in Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Recent research suggests that the amount of time children spend sitting in school is dangerous to their health. Jimenez explains why flexible seating is important, what it looks like in the classroom, and ways to prepare for and implement it in the classroom....

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    From Creed to Deeds - Teacher Integration of Faith and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines an organized framework for describing levels of faith and learning integration in the classroom. Korniejczuk and Brantley suggest six levels of deliberate teacher integration of faith and learning, providing teachers with a framework...

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    Get Real! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Solomon discusses how being "real" with students speaks louder than the book knowledge we teach them. The best way a teacher can assure they are being real is by having a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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    Grey Matter Matters Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The brain is extremely complex. The brain has the amazing ability to reshape and reorganise its neural networks, depending on increased or decreased use, making it malleable or ‘plastic’. This plasticity allows for incredible changes to take...

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    Handling Common Emotionally Based Behavior Problems Preschool-Tertiary
    Understanding the characteristics of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder can help teachers find interventions to address each condition and recognize behaviors and symptoms that require...

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    How to Intrinsically Motivate our Teens - Applying Self-Determination Theory in the Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    "Why are some teens highly motivated while other teens just seem to go through the motions? Self-determination Theory explains why some teens continue to pursue goals in spite of life's challenges and stressors. Competence, autonomy, and relatedness are...

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    I Like Your Hair Because Its Fluffy Preschool-Grade 2
    A kindergarten teacher describes her system for making sure every child feels honored and affirmed: each day a different "student teacher" is appointed. Part of the process involves the rest of the class giving compliments to this student.

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    Impression or Perception? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    There is often a reason for classroom misbehavior, however sometimes a teacher's patience is taxed under the pressure of handling the situation, and determining why a student is misbehaving is the last concern. Mary Wong discusses the importance of not jumping...

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    Improving Student Outcomes with Effective Teacher-Student Interactions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Presented on at a 2018 NAD breakout session, the Classroom Assessment Scoring System "identifies the types of teacher-student interactions that matter most in increasing student cognitive, behavioral, and social outcomes."

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    Integrating Faith in the Home Room Grade 3-Grade 12
    Thirty two teacher-led school activities and strategies to make faith practical and real for students.

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    Learning Spaces - Designing for Flexibility Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This article takes "a brief look at what current research is suggesting and what technology is now available to help us create the most versatile spaces that will contribute to the success of our students."

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    Let Me Entertain You Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Teachers who learn the fine art of drama in presenting topics are rewarded for their efforts....When a teacher attempts to enliven a class, the students do not compare, they appreciate. Students like to smile and to laugh, they want to be engaged, and...

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    Let's Circle Our Wagons! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Walker describes how a classroom can be like an old wagon train circled up defending itself from the enemy. While it makes sense for those in the wagon train to shoot at the enemy outside, sometimes people shoot at those on the inside instead. Walker gives...

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    Level One Autism / High-Functioning Autism - Implications for Schools, Principals and Teachers Preschool-Tertiary
    As diagnosis rates of autism spectrum disorder rise, what are the implications in your classroom? Read this article for more information and ideas.

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    Loneliness Gets a Bad Report Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fischer addresses the negative impact loneliness has on children and adolescents, then explores way to combat it.

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    Loving the Unlovely - Teachers Share Their Response Preschool-Tertiary
    Three teachers share their reflections on how to relate to students whose beliefs, attitudes, remarks, thinking, or even appearance may disrupt class harmony. Whether the student is misbehaving or simply doesn't fit in with the others, it is important for...

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    Making Faith a Part of Your Daily Schedule Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents practical ways that faith can be made a part of the daily schedule. It shows how central prayer is to teaching faith in Jesus and preparing children for eternity.

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    Making Nature Part of the Curriculum - Practical and Spiritual Lessons from God’s Other Book Preschool-Grade 12
    Students can benefit in many ways by spending time with animals and out in nature as a part of their educational experience. Nature speaks of God’s eternal love and care. Chiomenti provides examples of including animals and outdoor education in the classroom,...

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    Managing and Organizing the Multigrade Classroom Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation on the well-managed classroom is a teacher's dream. See how students can work with you, not against you, to make learning happen. This model works well for all elementary classrooms and uses techniques that are...

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    Maximising the Potential of the Third Teacher - Indoor Developmental Play Environments - 3-8 years Preschool-Grade 2
    The educators of Reggio Emilia call the environment the "third teacher" because it "speaks to children about what they can do, how and where they can do it and how they can work together" (Paiman & Terrani, 1998, p.1). They...

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    Mental Health - The ABS's of Emotions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How can teachers help students understand their emotions but still teach? How can a teacher handle emotional breakdowns in the classroom?" The handout and presentation from this 2018 NAD convention workshop provide "practical applications to...

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    Miss Nibbles - Life-skill Lessons Learned from a Classroom Pet Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A classroom bunny teaches elementary students about responsibility, organization, problem solving, and other lessons.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 10 - Accept the Individual, Not the Behavior Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock argues that when someone behaves in ways we disagree with, “we have to make sure we separate the inappropriate behaviour from the value of the person.”

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 4 - Treat All the Same - But Differently Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock discusses the importance of shaping our response to each child to their individual needs.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 7 - Keep Things Simple Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock explains the importance of keeping rules simple and few so they can be easily followed.

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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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    Prayer Journaling Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "We e-mail and text message every day at least once, but what about our prayer life and praying for those around us. "Mazier suggests using prayer journals in the classroom and in a teacher’s person life. "It may help you and your students...

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    Prepare, Manage and Care - Reflecting on Challenges and Change Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Reflecting on her journey since beginning her career as a multi-grade teacher, the author (now retired) summarizes what she's learned in the following principles: "Know your stuff, have good classroom management and show you really care."

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    Problems Arising From Streaming Mathematics Students in Australian Christian Secondary Schools Grade 8-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article focuses on selected sections of a wider research study that investigated the perceptions of students in upper, lower, and mixed-ability stream mathematics classes, regarding their classroom learning environment. The most significant...

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    Proper Teacher Attitudes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These two short articles address teacher attitudes. The first discusses how teachers must first deal with their own attitudes before approaching their students for counsel sessions when problems arise. The second, written by Connie Wade, discusses the importance...

  • ProTeacher! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Elementary teachers will find many units and lesson plans in reading and language arts, the humanities, social studies, math, science, technology, and more. Additional topics include classroom management, child development, and leadership.

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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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    Relationships for Eternal Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jamieson & Hammel discuss how teachers impact their students lives by the relationships that they build with them. A teacher is only successful as a teacher when their students are successful in their academics, in life, and for eternity.

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    Rituals - Expressions and Celebrations of Belief Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Rituals and traditions provide stability and a framework for discerning meaning. They also help to connect people of different generations or cultures. Rituals lead to a sense of permanency and legitimacy in spiritual matters. By establishing routines in the...

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

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    Serving Others Through Christian Principles Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Excellent and effective customer service in education is crucial. The author provides “practical steps to be taken to ensure that we are always dealing with others in a Christ-like manner.”

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    Six Simple Rules Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Pat Cove notes that acceptable classroom management is not an accident. She shares six simple strategies that can help create a cooperative, non-combative classroom.

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    So What's a Principal to Do? Thoughts on How to Help Teachers With Classroom Management and Discipline Problems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors clarify some important issues involved in classroom discipline and management in a Christian school. A case study illustrates what a principal should do to help a teacher with classroom discipline and management.

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    Social Justice in the Classroom Grade 3-Grade 12
    "Teaching from a social justice perspective leads to many opportunities to engage students in topics in which they are already curious and interested. Lessons can be built around developing critical thinking skills and easily accommodate activities such...

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    Social Media and the Pursuit of God Grade 5-Grade 12
    Despite loving technology himself, the author expresses concern at the notion that modern students need to be "powered on" at all times.

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    Taking Drama Out of Discipline Preschool-Lifelong
    Parents and teachers alike will appreciate these tips on healthy discipline and teaching kindness.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 12 Issue 1: Neglected Epidemics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Writing of the "neglected epidemic" of Australia's high rate of perinatal deaths, Perry draws a parallel to the loss of youth from Christian belief. Additional articles in this issue include: Traumatic...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 4 Issue 1: Delightful Classrooms Tertiary-Lifelong
    Hibbard highlights the natural delight of children and gives ideas on how to create delightful classrooms. Articles in this issue include these titles: Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management The Friendship Factor EH&S Issues Introducing...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 5 Issue 2: Amazement Tertiary-Lifelong
    The editor reflects on the feeling of amazement, and the lasting effects it can have. Articles in this issue include: The National Professional Standards for Teachers: Towards an Authentic Integrating Domain for Teachers in Christian Schools International...

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    Teachers Are Representatives - We Are Ambassadors for Christ - 2 Corinthians 5:20 Preschool-Grade 12
    A teacher's reflection on the importance of sharing God's love with her students and their families.

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    Teaching God's Grace in Your Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    Gail Taylor Rice shares a range of ideas to underscore the importance of faith talk in the classroom and shows how to accomplish it at a level appropriate to each student's needs. This article presents ideas that can be used during morning worship periods...

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    The Day Bruce Threw a Chair - Perspectives on Classroom Management and Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this article, the authors discuss classroom management and classroom discipline, who is ultimately responsible for learning, and social-emotional learning.

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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 Impact of Human Emotions upon Learning - a Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Martin notes that "the purpose of this study is to raise the awareness of educators to how emotions impact learning." Martin notes in the paper many "physiological and emotional symptoms of potential distress indicators, followed by suggestions...

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    The Language of Optimism Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Words are powerful. In the classroom, words are continually exchanged in the exploration of ideas, the sharing of understandings and the development of relationships. Words also give insight into whether a student is optimistic or pessimistic when faced...

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    The Learning Factory - Making Your Classroom Run Like a Well-oiled Machine Preschool-Grade 12
    Creating a classroom climate where all learners can best learn takes careful planning and management of practices and procedures, the physical surroundings, communicating with parents clearly and often, setting the stage for learning, building a team that...

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    The Relationship Between Students and Teachers Perceptions of Classroom Control and Teacher Morale in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose. This study investigated the relationship between students' and teachers' perceptions of teachers' ability to control students and teacher morale in selected Seventh-day Adventist schools. Procedures. The population consisted...

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    The Role of Social Emotional Learning in Impactful Classroom Management Preschool-Grade 8
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "discover how the alignment of Adventist educational philosophy and transformational classroom management will result in developing the skills needed to create trauma-sensitive learning...

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    Thematic Management in Small Schools - The Itty Bitty City Grade 1-Grade 8
    A classroom that is managed well creates a learning environment which facilitates positive student interaction, effective engagement in learning, and self-motivation. Using overarching themes in the classroom helps students learn to work together toward common...

  • There is Only One Way to Improve Student Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These short articles emphasize the importance of a skillful teacher in improving student learning.

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    Tips - A Vital Factor in Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teachers' expectations of students must be high, as students learn about as well as teachers expect them to learn. A teacher's goal should be to help students achieve to their potential. This article discusses steps a teacher can take to help all students...

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    Tips - Dealing with Disruptions in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article offers a discipline plan to deal with disruptions in the classroom.

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    Tips - Implement a Positive Approach to Managing your Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This short article discusses issues to consider before school begins and then manage through the school year, as well as how to deal with disruptions.

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    Tips - Praise Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Ideas for positive reinforcement in the classroom that are easy to do.

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    Tips - The Missing Attitude - Gratitude a Big Need Kindergarten-Grade 12
    It is important to have a professional discussion about gratitude as teachers and students both need it. Our lives would be much richer if gratitude was plentiful in classrooms and school.

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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.

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Teach Students about Service Using a Classroom Management System? Grade 3-Grade 6
    "Fraser, a Year Five teacher at Northpine Christian College, wants his students to understand that there is more to life than material gain. Using a class management system, he adapts the program and adds a twist to help his students recognise the value...

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    Using Humor in the Classroom Preschool-Tertiary
    Research and experience shows that the use of humor in the classroom can be an excellent tool for promoting a productive, healthy learning environment. This article explores the benefits of humor in the classroom, and offers specific ideas, guidelines, and...

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    Verbal Communications in the Classroom - What Christian Educators Can Do to Help their Students Grade 7-Lifelong
    Abura explores ways in which the individual student can be assisted so that he/she can gain from the instructions offered in the various fields of education." Abura also "looks at ways in which optimum communication can be achieved through teacher-student interaction in the classroom.

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    What Executive Functioning Can Do for You! Preschool-Tertiary
    Executive dysfunction can present itself in a variety of ways. The author provides a list of general principles to help impacted students, as well as the rest of your class.

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    When Can I Be Baptized? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special child evangelism issue discusses object lessons in the classroom and how a classroom climate conducive to decision making and developing Christian values should be established. The author shares some practical experiences...

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    Worth the Effort - Applying Brain Research in Kindergarten Kindergarten-Grade 2
    To alleviate first days of school stress, Julie Westlake provided her students with a positive learning environment that was free of threats and stress, allowed student choice, and created a physical environment that allowed her students to excel in arts and...