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Faith Integration in Class Narrow Results

practical applications demonstrating how to integrate faith in the classroom


  • Adventist Resource
    Adventist Curriculum Standards - NAD Journey to Excellence Essential Elements Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Include these J2E standard numbers in your lesson/unit/course plans for easy referencing, or look up the abbreviations found in instructional plans available through CIRCLE. The Journey to Excellence (J2E) education goals and essential core elements are listed...

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    15 Mathematical Worships Grade 7-Grade 12
    15 worships or devotional talks that demonstrate Biblical truths and Christian values using mathematical concepts. Topics include: Using equations & expressions; Graphing a year as a circle in the X,Y plane; Lines crossing in the X,Y plane; Discontinuities;...

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    A Biblical Approach to Geology Grade 10-Lifelong
    Kennedy approaches the dialogue between scientific conclusions and Seventh-day Adventist educational perspectives with the assumption that the Bible is the final authority, the foundation of all truth. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian...

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    A Biblical Basis for Appreciating Beauty Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the place of beauty and the criteria for assessing artistic productions in light of God's word and the Spirit of Prophecy. It provides ideas for creating an artistic environment, finding and using resources, and for integrating art with...

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    A Biblical Look at MacBeth Grade 11-Grade 12
    In this activity students take a Biblical look at Macbeth. Much of the drama of Macbeth focuses on how he responds to the prophecies he receives. Students look up biblical responses to do with prophecy or commandments, investigate Bible characters, compare...

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    A Christian Approach To Biology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Gibson discusses how biology "touches our lives in important ways--ranging from molecular biology to principles of health, and from the diversity of plants and animals to concern for the environment. But he philosophical context in which these topics...

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    A Christian Approach to Teaching Ecology. . . Or is it Environmental Science? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explains how ecology, a multidisciplinary science, is easily integrated with other disciplines and faith. An outline of how ecology may be used to reach an understanding of humanity's relationship with nature, with one another, and the Creator is...

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    A Christian Educator's Critique of Television Advertising Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The heart of the paper explores some of the key areas of controversy in the industry today from the perspective of Christian principles and concerns...suggestions are offered for how the conscientious disciple of Christ should respond and relate to these issues appropriately--in the career setting or in the family room." This paper was presented at the 3rd Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    A Christian Focus for the Arts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Did God place within humans both the desire and the ability to create things that are unique and lovely? If so, are there divine standards that apply to the creation and appreciation of works of art?

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    A Christian Worldview of the Geographer's World Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lockton provides a Christian perspective on the nature of geography for geographers at the secondary and tertiary levels and also for non-specialists as well. "From this examination it will be shown that the secular paradigms offer a limited view of geographic...

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    A Course Development Plan On the Integration of Faith Values, and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What is integration of faith, values, and learning? How can it be achieved? This paper addresses these questions through a course development plan for pre-service and in-service preparation of teachers at all levels." This paper was presented at...

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    A Nine-Point Lesson Plan Format for Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A two week Grade 6 mathematics unit and a one week high school Bible course unit provide examples of the nine point lesson plan format recommended for Christian teaching preparation.

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    Accounting through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    This textbook, an anthology of chapters written by Christian accountants, finance professionals or theologians, "was written for students studying the disciplines of accounting and finance and who are attending a Christian college or University."

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    Adventist Business Curricula - Taking Mission to Market Tertiary-Lifelong
    How can Adventist colleges and universities revise their business curricula in the New Millennium? Adventist business programs should identify core values, enrich the curriculum, and meet market needs.

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    Adventist Nursing Education - Mission or Market? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The shortage of nurses globally and the need for continuing professional development of nurses is addressed. Recommendations are included on to provide excellent Adventist nursing education and to prepare nurses to support the mission of Adventist health care.

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    Adventist Online Education - Realizing the Potential Grade 1-Tertiary
    "This collection of research by Adventist online educators will be useful to many online educators, including those interested in the intersection of faith and online learning, and online learning in faith communities."

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    Algebra - Sample Spiritual Application Questions Grade 7-Tertiary
    Nineteen sample faith-integration prompts related to essential learnings in mathematics. Created for high school algebra courses, these may be applicable to general mathematics at lower or higher levels because they are adaptable.

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    An Adventist Approach to Teaching Psychology Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores why and how psychology should be taught in Adventist higher education. "The ultimate goal is to help students develop a character that reflects the humility, kindness, and love of Jesus" (p39). Guiding principles for the teaching...

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    An Adventist View of Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Modern science has had a great influence on our culture. Its influence has become so pervasive that the scientific viewpoint is often taken for granted as the basis of knowledge. It is often overlooked that science is based on certain presuppositions....

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    An Analysis of the Book of Esther as Literature Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this article with subtitle, "A Methodology for Using the Book of Esther In Secondary or College English or Bible Classes As an Introduction to the Stylistic and Thematic Concerns of Secular Literature", McClarty explores how the book of Esther...

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    An Ethical-Theological Approach To Literature - Some Suggestions for Adventist Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Barayuga shows how "fiction provides an excellent window for looking at life both objectively as well as subjectively, for identifying people's value and making value judgments, for contemplating the immediate and/or eternal consequences of man's doings...

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    Art: High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values. These are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Awakening Aesthetic Awareness Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article considers what aesthetics is from a biblical worldview, then suggests strategies for cultivating creative expression, aesthetic awareness, and an appreciation of beauty in students.

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    Awakening Inquiry Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winslow addresses the issue of leading students beyond mere belief in spiritual matters to a process of internalizing and applying spiritual principles to their lives. He challenges teachers to assess how they have transmitted spiritual concepts to students...

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    Beyond Professional Caring - Teaching Nursing Students the Art of Christian Caring Tertiary-Lifelong
    Fly answers the question, "How does Christian caring differ from purely professional caring in terms of worldview, framework for practice, and teaching methodology?", and also "examines the role of the Christian nursing educators in preparing...

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    Biblical and Adventist Views of a Nutritionist's World Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sabate looks at the question: For the nutritionist who is a believer, and especially for the Adventist nutritionist, what are the unique perspectives that the Bible and Adventism have to offer? Sabate provides one believer's view on the world of nutrition. This...

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    Biblical Approaches to Biology Lifelong
    The integration of Bible and science is an uphill work that requires careful reading of both the Bible and of scientific data. It is best done in collaboration between theologians and believing scientists. No other science requires this corrective procedure...

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    Biblical Integration - How To, Subject Ideas, Free Printables Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A wealth of practical tools on how to integrate faith in planning lessons across all subject areas. Free brainstorming worksheet, discussion starters, lesson plan format, attractive Biblical perspective posters, and more.

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    Biblical Worldview Institute Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The Biblical Worldview Integration Guide provides an excellent planner to guide creating faith-integrated lessons in any subject area. Their Making the Connections Workshop is available for purchase on DVD - excellent for in-service or pre-service teacher...

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    Biblical Worldview Integration Guide Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Purchase this practical reference tool for teachers seeking assistance in helping students to recognize the connections between specific academics and the bigger picture of a biblical worldview. This task is the very heart of Christian education. Biblical...

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    Biblically Integrated Lesson Plan Template Preschool-Grade 12
    Use this template to prompt intentional faith integration in a concise lesson plan. Learn more through biblicalintegration.com and by viewing Adventist teacher-created lesson plans in CIRCLE (search for...

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    Biblically Integrated Pangea and Continental Drift Theory Lesson Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    A science lesson that explores continental drift theories prompting biblical worldview thinking about science. Use this biblically integrated lesson plan template to prompt...

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    Bringing Children to Christ in the Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores five principles for bringing students to Christ in the classroom: the classroom is part of the church community, the teacher has a powerful influence on the students, the influence of the classroom/school climate, offering solid information...

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    Building Faith in the College Religion Class Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines four features that make for effective Bible classes. The Bible teacher's task is to encourage a living relationship with Christ by introducing new insights that provide a better grasp of what it means to serve Christ, a more satisfying...

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    Business - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples.

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    Business Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Is capitalism Christian? Is there a Christian perspective on business? How should a Christian use power in the workplace?" The authors affirm that God can be the center of one's life in the secular marketplace.

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    Can Adventist Faith be Nurtured in an Online Class? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author shares research and perspectives on teaching from a biblical perspective online. Section titles include: The growth in online learning, online faith integration, the teacher is key, genuine and personal contact affirms and nurtures faith, threaded...

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    Can Faith and Science Be Divorced? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Science, however it is represented today, has not always been at odds with religion. In fact, in the Western tradition, science got its start from the Christian search for a greater understanding of God.

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    Can There be Faith in the Language-Arts Classroom? Grade 1-Grade 8
    Read this article to learn how to teach a holistic faith that encompasses affective, cognitive and life-style experiences in the Language Arts classroom. It also addresses the issue of how to provide situations and learning experiences to help students discover,...

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    Chimpanzees, Genes, and Epigenetics - Changing Views of Inheritance Grade 6-Tertiary
    “It is imperative that we encourage our students to learn to critically evaluate scientific interpretations before accepting them.” Brand and Person argue that scientific discoveries are constantly being updated, so teachers should work from a...

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    Christian Values in Teaching Office Management Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper presents spiritual implications that will help students develop Christian values in office management and draw them to find interest in the greatest model of Christian values—the Word of God."

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    Christians and Bioethics - Can the Bible Help? Tertiary
    "God intends that Christians assist each other in following Jesus by participating in the life of their faith community (Matthew 18:20). God gives gifts to the members of His body so that they may help one another with growth in the faith (Ephesians 4:11-16)....

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    Christians and the Environment - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuill explores why the church has been so uncertain of it's place in the "Environmental Movement" and specifically how we as Adventists should relate to the needs of creation, needs that are now made more acute by years of neglect and abuse. Zuill...

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    CLM's Academic Initiative - Uniting Faith and Scholarship Tertiary-Lifelong
    Many Christian academics do not feel equipped to think through the implications of the Christian world view for their fields. Due to the specialization of their areas of study, they often have not had time to explore theological and biblical issues as they...

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    Computer: High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples.

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    Creating Writing Assignments That Promote Perspective-Taking Skills Grade 11-Tertiary
    Loveless seeks strategies appropriate for college writing assignments which require students to consider the effects of their comments on their audience, a perspective-taking experience, hypothesizing that such experiences assist students in moving to higher...

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    Current Beats -Teaching English in our Times Grade 10-Grade 12
    This is a proposal for a one-semester course in teaching language arts through dialog about and analysis of literature and media forms of the 20th-21st centuries. Besides providing fascinating material for teaching literature and writing, significant questions...

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    Curriculum and Faith in Tension - Educational Models and Principles That May Ease Tension and Promote Understanding Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses educational models and principles, provides a practical example, and includes some principles from Ellen White that may be useful in dealing with tensions such as these four examples: 1. How sensitive should an Adventist teacher...

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    Curriculum Frameworks for Adventist Secondary Schools in SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Essential curriculum development tools for Christian secondary schools, these downloadable frameworks outline the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and show teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Developing a God Centered Worldview Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This God-centered world view for children and youth is based on 5 Anchor Points. When understood and applied experientially to life, these anchor points will change the lives of our children and youth.

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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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    Do Christianity and Politics Mix? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Students need to understand Biblical teachings concerning church-state relations, political affairs, and their relationship to religion in a variety of governments and political systems. This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography...

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    Does Mindfulness Have a Place in a Christian School? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mindfulness exercises are gaining popularity as a way for schools to address wellness and mental health challenges in children. Read how Canberra Christian School in Australia explored “the idea of Christian mindfulness, its differences to secular mindfulness,...

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    Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - A Biblical View Grade 11-Grade 12
    Students investigate the idea of duplicity by brainstorming a list of Bible characters that "went bad", giving specific examples that show duplicity of character in Jekyll/Hyde, and using the Bible to see find out how human sinful nature relates...

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    Dramatic Irony in Jesus' Final Hours Grade 9-Grade 12
    The purpose of this lesson plan is to teach students about dramatic irony through an analysis of two passages in the gospel of John with this literary device.

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    Dying to Try a New Thematic Unit? Try a Trip to the Cemetery Grade 7-Grade 12
    Looking for a unique thematic unit and field trip idea? A trip to the cemetery can help students see that for Adventist Christians, the grave is only a temporary resting place. Michael England presents ideas for a cross curricular thematic unit plan, inclusive...

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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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    Encounters - A Student's Perspective on Teaching Science and Fostering Faith Grade 9-Lifelong
    Susan Mentges shares a personal experience that helped shaped her perspective on how students come to appreciate and make meaningful the role of faith in understanding science. She suggests "Until students have discovered for themselves the issues that...

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    English: High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Extended Metaphor Grade 7-Grade 12
    In these lessons students learn what an extended metaphor is, analyze the extended metaphor of the "shepherd" in Psalm 23, and rewrite this psalm using their own, personalized metaphor.

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    Faith and Learning - the Approaches of Three Influential Adventist English Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davis looks at the work of three Adventist English teachers (J. Paul Stauffer, Ottilie Stafford, and John O. Waller) and how these teachers "integrated faith and learning" before the phrase even existed. This paper was presented at the 24th Institute...

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    Faith and Science Resources from Southern Adventist University - Origins Grade 2-Lifelong
    Help students, church and community members explore issues related to creation with these articles, papers and links presenting origins topics from an Adventist Christian perspective. Topics also include evolution, fossils and dinosaurs. By selecting...

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    Faith Presence - Creating Online Environments That Nurture Faith Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The geographic distance that separates teachers and students makes relationships less personal and hence more difficult to cultivate. Creating an online environment that nurtures faith depends on good relationships between teachers and students."

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    Faith Presence - How Students Live Faith in the Online Classroom Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Is it possible to instill faith through online education? Course materials, discussion transcripts, and written interviews of students in three fully online classes in a Christian graduate school, were examined to find out if students experience...

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    Film Analysis - Faces of Jesus Grade 7-Grade 12
    The purpose of this lesson plan is to teach students the various aspects of film-making by leading them through analysis of a variety of film clips, each depicting the same event in the life of Christ as portrayed in the films. Discussion on communicating through film is included.

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    Finding the Harmony Between Faith and Science in College Classes Tertiary
    This article from the JAE special science issue deals with integrating science and religion in a Christian college. This is not only intellectually stimulating but spiritually satisfying. Knowledge gained must relate to life, especially in the biological and...

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    Fostering and Assessing Faith Development in the Adventist Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    Guptill considers how faith can be fostered and assessed not only in the institution level or from the perspective of the individual but in the dynamics of the classroom setting. The author looks at give aspects or dimensions of faith. This paper was...

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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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    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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    God in Nature - Revelation of the Divine Mathematician Tertiary-Lifelong
    Thompson "presents a mathematical model of creation, deterioration and restoration as a starting point for the (mathematics) teacher... mathematical applications have been used to help illustrate the processes by which God makes Himself known to us--His...

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    God, Nature, and Learning - An Integrational Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor asserts the need in Christian education for an integrational approach to the study of God and nature. This paper was presented at the 2nd Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Health - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Highschool Textbook Supplements SSD Grade 5-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values. These are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    History Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Integrating faith with introductory Western history, this text provides a Christian perspective on the major epochs, issues, and events of Western Civilization. It details the role of the Greeks and Hebrews, Jesus in history, the Renaissance, and more. Cosponsored...

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    Home Economics - High School Supplements SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    How can we make dirty water clean? Grade 3-Grade 5
    Learning about filtration becomes fun through this hands-on, faith-integrated science lab. Multi-grade and inclusion accommodations and cross-curricular integration included.

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    How Should the Christian Teacher Relate to Politics and Social Issues? Grade 9-Lifelong
    Does Adventist education have a social obligation? In addressing this issue, Christ's example and teaching and Ellen G. White's example as a social reformer are discussed. Christians face the dilemma of "dual citizenship", belonging to the kingdom...

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    I Love to Tell the Story Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article lays out the importance of introducing to students the story of Jesus as the most interesting, dramatic and personal story of their lives.

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    Implications of the Christian Understanding of Human Nature for the Writing and Teaching of History Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In an effort to move to the direction of practical application, Land examines the assumptions and interpretations found in several historical works from the perspective of both philosophy of history and Christian theology. By focusing on the understanding...

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    Instructional Strategies for Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Taylor addresses how teachers can authentically integrate faith into the classroom learning experience of various academic disciplines. He also addresses the challenges of making the transition from theory to practice when seeking to create a Christian instructional...

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    Instructional Strategies for the Integration of Faith and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor discusses methods of integrating faith and learning in all classes at a Christian school. This paper was presented at the 27th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrating Christian Values and Learning in the Teaching of Mathematics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author "focuses on how values integration can be done in a mathematics classroom. Specifically, it aims to answer the following questions: 1. What are the moral, social, and spiritual values that can be integrated in mathematics teaching from...

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    Integrating Faith and History Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shows how teachers can integrate faith and history and provides a list of suggested reading. It discusses the need to understand both faith and learning successfully and how this relates to history, with implications for other disciplines as well.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in an Engineering Classroom Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Examples from nature illustrate well the care and planning that went into the creation of the universe and the stark contrast between manmade and natural materials."

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in Teaching ESL - Possibilities in Grammar Classes Grade 9-Lifelong
    The author illustrates how integration of faith and learning is possible in an English as a Second Language (ESL) Grammar class and proposes that first language acquisition and universal grammar testify to the existence of a Creator God. This paper was...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the College Classroom -- Part I - One Teacher's Discoveries Tertiary-Lifelong
    Walthall attempts "to share some of my discoveries in integrating faith into learning in the college classroom." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the College Classroom, Part II Tertiary-Lifelong
    Walthall shares some of his "efforts to integrate faith and learning in course design and content." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Physical Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue posits that the integration of faith and learning should foster a religious faith and provide a setting in which moral dilemmas resulting from scientific progress can be examined. Early scientists pursued science...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Teaching of Biology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aagaard urges Adventist educators to "overtly evangelize their students for Biblical theism." He notes two components of this evangelism. First, is to "regularly, explicitly, and boldly expose the fallacy that is being perpetrated by the materialists...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Teaching of Physics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Clausen gives ways that physics professors can integrate faith into the teaching of their subject matter. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrating faith and learning: Development of a stage model of teacher implementation Grade 6-Grade 12
    This article attempts to explain the process of deliberate integration of faith and learning in the formal curriculum. An operational model of the process of integration of faith and learning from the teacher's perspective can help the Christian educator to...

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    Integration of Faith in Mathematics Grade 1-Grade 12
    This document provides a template of North American Division Mathematics standards, related Bible texts, and applications for spiritual emphasis. A philosophical basis, personal strategies, and thematic strategies are also included.

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    Introducing Politics in the Classroom Grade 7-Lifelong
    "How do Christian teachers recognize the Lordship of Christ in all aspects of their lives, including their relationship to politics? ... How do they balance the goal of preparing knowledgeable citizens without hijacking instructional time to advocate...

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    JAE Editorial: The Blessings of Math Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this editorial Beverly Robinson-Rumble explores the rationale that mathematics, taught from a Christian perspective, can not only prepare students to enter the highly technological world of the 21st Century, but also help them understand the fundamental...

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    K-12 Writing Activities with a Spiritual Emphasis - Powerpoint Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A PowerPoint presentation of topics and activities that integrate faith and learning in the writing class, with 8 sample lesson plans exemplifying the ideas shared in this presentation. A handout version can be downloaded here.

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    Kuyer Mathematics Online Grade 7-Grade 12
    This math curriculum "integrates a Christian approach, using mathematics to think about and better understand God, his creation, and our place and calling in the world." The math curriculum has 9 lessons to enrich a high school level mathematics...

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    Lake Union K-2 Program Manual Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A manual outlining the philosophy and criteria for the establishment of a K-2 Seventh-day Adventist program, is accessible online. It includes general Lake Union requirements pertaining to K, 1 and 2, and specific considerations for this combined grouping....

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    Language and Faith - Teaching Languages in Faith-Based Colleges and Universities Grade 11-Lifelong
    Andreasen discusses key issues relating to language and faith. Christians should care more about the people than their language. Common reasons given for learning languages are evaluated, including to succeed in business, to influence or control others, to...

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    Language Arts with Jesus Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    Beginning with a lesson discussing the book A New Coat for Anna, this integrated multigrade unit will help students to grow beyond the story and purposefully make spiritual application in Reading, Writing, Grammar, Bible, Poetry, Social Studies, Math,...

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    Life 101 - Integrating Healthy Balance Into a University's Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author shares Loma Linda's three portfolio courses in personal and professional wholeness, that help students address 12 goals including academic and the skills, abilities, and characteristics needed by the idea healthy professional graduate (eg. ethics,...

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    Literary Devices in the Bible - Metaphor Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan teaches toward an understanding of metaphor. Students search for the seven "I Am" statements of Jesus in the gospel of John. Handouts included.

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    Literature and Life - Teaching Fictional Literature in Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Velez-Sepulveda looks at the teaching of fictional literature in Adventist higher education. It is the prayer of Velez-Sepulveda that the paper will benefit educators "as it clarifies the dilemma of fiction and its selection and presentation in Adventist...

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    Literature Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    This comprehensive guide for students in introductory literature courses addresses crucial questions of interpretation and the limits of literature, and shows how the great works can enrich our understanding of God, ourselves, and the world. Cosponsored by...

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    Ministering within the School Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "It’s overwhelmingly wonderful having a grade five student’s arms wrapped around your waist as they say, 'I love Jesus', it’s challenging when a year 11 student says, 'but you don’t really believe all this' and satisfying when...

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    Mission Geography Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teaching social studies and geography with a world missions perspective takes planning. E. Stanley Chace shares the experience of students from a small rural elementary school who selected a country they wanted to study, and in pairs and small groups, planned...

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    Music - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Music Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Relating musical practice to a larger theology of creation and creativity, this book explores new concepts of musical quality and excellence, musical unity, and the incorporation of music from other styles and cultures. Professional musician, Christian professor...

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    Newton - Rationalizing Christianity, or Not? Grade 9-Lifelong
    MIT professor Picard shows how the Christian faith, which Isaac Newton professed, influenced his scientific thinking, and how his science affected his faith. Newton wrote as much or more on theology as on his scientific findings. This article provides excellent...

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    Nurturing Faith in College Nursing Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    Amertill identifies three teaching methodologies specific to nurturing faith in college nursing students in the classroom and clinical setting. They are 1) academic/professional dimensions, 2) role modeling dimensions and 3) pastoral dimension. This...

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    Nurturing Faith in Math Class Grade 11-Tertiary
    "When are we ever going to use this?" is a common question asked by math students, according to Robert Moore, and math teachers should provide a ready response, realizing that this query is not just a complaint, but a simple desire to understand...

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    One World - World History in the College Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    World history is a necessity in this age of mass and instantaneous communications. This article explores the significance of integrating faith into the college history curriculum, and making the connection between missions and history. In this age of global...

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    Organizational Development - Faith Integrated Curriculum and Lesson Plan Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This is a lesson plan to teach one three hour session on Christian Organizational Development, from a curriculum for the graduate students preparing to serve as administrators, leaders, and pastors in India." This document is a graduate class project.

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    Our Creator - the Master Engineer Tertiary-Lifelong
    Dovich tries to "close the gap between engineering and biology and looks at nature from an engineering perspective." This paper was presented at the 30th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Peril and Promise - Teaching Philosophy in an Adventist Context Tertiary
    Rice examines limitations and rewards of the study of philosophy as he provides a rationale for including philosophy classes in Seventh-day Adventist educational curriculums. Philosophy, in spite of some limitations, can help students gain a better understanding...

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    Personalize a Bible Passage Grade 3-Grade 12
    Personalizing Bible passages is one way to help students develop a relationship with Jesus Christ. Richard Gray shares several passages that are readily personalized, and possible ways of introducing the concepts into various classes such as Creative Writing,...

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    Personification in Proverbs Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan helps students understand personification through an analysis of the Proverbs 1 personification of wisdom. Includes a writing assignment about how this personification is developed.

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    Philosophy and Christian Education: A Road to Despair or a Highway to Understanding? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses three myths Christians have developed about philosophy. It outlines the three basic questions of philosophy - what is real? what is true? what is good? And suggests three basic faith affirmations that are "wholistic in nature, universal...

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    Physical Education - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Physical Education, Sports and Christian Outreach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is there a place for fitness and sports in the Adventist concept of balanced education? Physical development should form one side of the equilateral triangle of true education. A person's play life is as important as any other part of his or her life. Five...

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    Psychology Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Discover the links with faith and the science of psychology in this dialogue between Christianity and psychology. Christian psychologists, professors and authors Myers and Jeeves discuss major findings of current psychology with both theological and psychological...

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    Questions Students Ask About the Age of the Earth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue discusses the most frequently asked science and religion questions which pertain to the age of the Earth. The biblical perspective, the Adventist perspective, and an understanding of the scientific data related...

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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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    Religious Potential - Can We Expect Spirituality in Our Students? Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article explores the relationship between intellectual and emotional aspects of learning, emphasizing the opportunity adolescence provides educators to shape the social, cultural, intellectual and spiritual areas of human character development. High school...

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    Repairing the Breach - Reconnecting Students with Nature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article explores three ways Adventist educators can “repair the breach” between students and God’s creation: 1. Encourage direct, meaningful experience with nature; 2. Improve science teaching to more effective convey the connectedness...

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    Responding To Poetry in the Seventh-day Adventist College Classroom - A Pedagogical Response Based on the Integration of Faith in the Learning Process Tertiary-Lifelong
    Drepaul discusses the response to poetry in the SDA college classroom and how the response should exhibit the Adventist worldview. He notes that "in order to guide students through the exercise of literary response, the SDA philosophy of integrating faith,...

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    Science and Christian Belief Grade 11-Lifelong
    Science & Christian Belief is a journal concerned with the interactions of science and religion, with particular reference to Christianity. The traffic of ideas between science and religion has been flowing for many centuries and shows no signs of diminishing....

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    Science and Design - A Physicist's Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Drawing upon examples from physics, my purpose is to show that in developing a more complete picture of the universe, scientists are led to greater evidences for God and His design.

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    Science and Religion - Interpreting the Data Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kennedy discusses data and interpretation in science. Science and Religion have a difficult time understanding the other. Science ignores the supernatural realm, but religion expects harmony because God is the Creator and the one who set up all the natural...

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    Should Adventist Academies Teach Literature? Grade 8-Grade 12
    Literature can be a controversial topic in Adventist schools in many regions worldwide. Shirley McGarrell explores the teaching of literature in Adventist schools throughout select regions of the Caribbean. Two sets of teachers were surveyed and interviewed:...

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    Social Studies: High School Supplement SSD Grade 9-Grade 12
    A handbook to assist teachers in making their classes achieve the ideals of Adventist education in the high school social studies class. It provides ideas, examples and suggestions on how to go about making lesson plans or course outlines Adventist. The handbook...

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    Sociobiology and the Origins of Morality - a Christian Perspective -3-Lifelong
    Galusha considers the implications of the new developments in the behavioral and biological sciences by reflecting on two very similar obvservations of two mothers: on human, the other animal. He then considers their "possible proximal and distal causes."...

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    Sociology - A Seventh-day Adventist Approach for Students and Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this philosophical overview, Matthews examines key issues such as why Christians should study sociology, how sociology can facilitate faith integration, and how the church should relate to the challenge of post-modernism. His work is the third volume...

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    Sociology Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Colorfully written by two popular and respected sociologists, this volume shows how sociology has evolved, how it became divided from Christian faith, and how Christian sociologists can make sense of this branch of social science. Cosponsored by the Council...

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    Spiritual Grade Card for Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The following self-administered check list provides the teacher with a means of assessing the degree to which they have been affective in meeting the spiritual needs of the students in their classroom.

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    Spiritual Openness - The Question of Questions Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article considers the importance of moving students through a process of questioning in order to develop a "personalized faith". It suggests that in a university context; the following represent a Christian university's role in encouraging questioning:...

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    Spiritual Resources for NIGHT Grade 9-Grade 12
    Elie Weisel's Nobel Peace Prize winning NIGHT is a profound work of literature and an excellent choice for the teacher who wishes to teach for spiritual growth as well as literary understanding and skills. This resource provides accompanying thought questions,...

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    Stages of deliberate teacher integration of faith and learning - The development and empirical validation of a model for Christian education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Research is lacking on the many ways the integration of faith and learning is accomplished by teachers. The purpose of this study was to develop a model of the process by which teachers integrate faith and learning in the formal curriculum....

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    Strategies for Integrating Faith in Mathematics Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article's philosophical basis is that mathematics is an integral part of God's creation and an understanding of its concepts will lead to discerning spiritual truths in mathematical principles, relationships, and processes. By doing this, teachers will...

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

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    Studying Noah's Ark - a Teaching Strategy for a Science and Religion Course Tertiary-Lifelong
    Cremades gives a lesson plan on studying Noah's Ark for a science and religion course. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    SUC Bible Methods Course Outline Grade 7-Grade 12
    A course outline designed for teacher independent study towards two non-academic credits or continuing education units in the North American Division. The course encourages Bible teachers to build teaching and learning resources for their level of religious...

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    Teacher E-Clips - Garden Habitat Preschool-Grade 10
    Short video-How one school created a garden habitat on their school grounds to inspire student-driven learning, creative writing, find faith applications, and observe nature. Numerous opportunities for hands-on learning and integrating faith arise spontaneously.

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    Teacher Spiritual Grade Card Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This self-administered check-list provides teachers with a means of assessing the degree to which they have been affective in meeting the spiritual needs of the students in their classroom.

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    Teachers as Disciple-Makers in the Classroom Preschool-Tertiary
    Learn how real Adventist teachers have intentionally planned to help their students grow spiritually in their classes. Examples reference the In Discipleship Ministry and how this has helped parents, teachers, students, and teachers-in-training follow Jesus...

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    Teaching an Anti-Christian Text From a Christian Perspective - The Case of S. Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' Tertiary-Lifelong
    Basaninyenzi notes two reasons why 'Waiting for Godot' should be taught in Christian higher education. "First, it will make students understand that in contemporary literature, the importance of a large body of texts is not based on their intrinsic value...

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    Teaching Bible in the Third Dimension - How Geography Illuminates the Scriptures Tertiary-Lifelong
    A study of biblical geography dramatically influences our ability to understand the Bible because it provides insights into city size, population, climate, transportation, distances, and geology, which are not self-evident in the Bible stories. The article...

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    Teaching Christian Values Through School Choir Activities Grade 9-Lifelong
    De Burgo "proposes that spiritual values should complete the educational and musical objectives in school choirs, and that these spiritual values can permeate and integrate the intellectual, emotional, social and moral values incorporated through a choral...

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    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 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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    Teaching Nursing Students Sabbath Keeping Tertiary-Lifelong
    Longway presents the principles of true Sabbath keeping as given in the Bible and the Writings of Ellen G. White as well as outlines a unit of instruction for teaching student nurses how to keep Sabbath holy in the work setting. This paper was presented...

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    Teaching Physical Science from a Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ben Clausen shares ideas and suggestions on integrating faith into the teaching of science. A brief historical overview of Judeo-Christian foundations of scientific principles is presented. Also discussed are specific examples of physical science topics that...

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    Teaching Religion in the Secondary School Grade 9-Grade 12
    This classic 154-page North American guide provides helpful information for high school Bible teachers.

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    Teaching Shakespeare Within the Context of Christian Faith - A Case Study of Macbeth Grade 11-Tertiary
    Henry examines Macbeth "to show the relationship between his world view and Christian faith, and to use the insights gained to teach students moral and social values that will enhance acceptable behavior in this life, and help them to live so that when...

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    Teaching Sociology - a Biblical-Christian Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Dulan notes the need for more sociology professors at Adventist institutions. He attempts to answer two questions: Why should sociology be taught in an Adventist college or university? How can an integrated approach to biblical understanding take place as...

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    Teaching the Gospel from Agency Theory in the Bible Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this paper is to show how the basic ideas of Agency Theory can be taught directly from the Bible through the use of biblical sheep-shepherd-hireling imagery and in so doing, naturally open an opportunity to lead business students to the call...

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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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    Technology Education - A Vital Part of Faith and Living Grade 7-Lifelong
    Houliston desires "to help educators in all fields of study understand more clearly the function and the importance of life training through technology education."

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    The Bible and Biology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "When scientific interpretations do no agree with a list of "biblical anchor points" or statements of biblical conclusions about biological origins, this conflict can stimulate a more careful study of both the scientific data and the Bible....

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    The Bible and Geology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Beginning with the authority and historicity of the Bible, the paper outlines the importance of the biblical texts that create guidelines and boundaries for interpretation of nature in general and in personal research. Application of this approach as...

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    The Bible and Literature Tertiary-Lifelong
    Haluska notes that "we need to build our teaching on a clear understanding of Bible principles toward worldly literature, especially since Seventh-day Adventists have been blessed with a prophet who has made such a number of statements about the subject."...

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    The Bible and Paleontology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Chadwick attempts to lay out some of what we know, what we can know, what we do not know and perhaps what we cannot know from the Bible and Paleontology, about the history of life on the earth. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian...

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    The Bible and Psychology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Psychology gets into trouble, from a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) viewpoint, when it attempts to explain why humans develop and change as they do. Evolution undergirds the focus of mainstream psychology. The sin problem does not figure in any explanations...

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    The Bible and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Brand seeks to find an balanced, practical approach to the relationship between science and God's Word. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Book of Ecclesiastes - Paradigm for a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The purpose of this paper is to present the world view of Ecclesiastes, show that it counteracts the secular world view, and offer some suggestions on how the Book may be used in leading students to adopt and retain a Christian world view. Two approaches...

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    The College and Its Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    President Greenlaw shares how Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences is able to connect and integrate with faculty, staff, students, and communities of various religious and social backgrounds.

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    The Conception and Development of a Mission Nursing Class Tertiary-Lifelong
    Laura Curry Nyirady began with a vision of creating a course for senior nursing students that would spark their interest in health care among underprivileged peoples in developing countries. This article chronicles the development of her vision for the course,...

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    The Crucible Grade 9-Grade 12
    This resource includes research, writing, and project prompts for each act of the play, The Crucible. The goal of these prompts is to stimulate deeper spiritual insight and to connect biblical principles to the literature studied.

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    The Door in the Wall - Lesson Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    A Pathways reading lesson on the text, The Door in the Wall, that demonstrates how faith integration can be done in lesson planning.

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    The Growing Good of the World - Personal and Corporate Redemption in Three Victorian Novelists Grade 11-Lifelong
    Howe discusses personal and corporate redemption from the writings of three Victorian novelists. This paper was presented at the 14th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Importance of the Intelligence Design Theory for Adventist Science Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aagaard urges Adventist educators to be familiar with the current arguments and introduce their students to both sides of the issue, as a "vaccination" against the seductive materialistic influences that surround us." This paper was presented...

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    The Importance of Training Faculty to Integrate Faith With Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Faith integration is a vital part of Christian education, including at the university level. What can administrators do to prepare their faculty to create classrooms where this happens in a meaningful way?

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    The Integration of Faith in the Computer Classroom - Some Ethical Concerns Tertiary-Lifelong
    Fandrich discusses ways that a computer science professional can integrate faith into the classroom. Teachers can influence students to make the correct decisions based on their Christian world view through assignments.

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    The Integration of Values and Learning - An Application to Accounting Tertiary
    Foster proposes a construct that will help accounting teachers in SDA schools of higher education begin integrating values and learning. New ideas are also proposed to those who have already begun.

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    The Integration of Values and Learning - an Application to Accounting Tertiary-Lifelong
    Foster proposes a construct that will help accounting teachers in SDA schools of higher education begin integrating values and learning. New ideas are also proposed to those who have already begun.

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    The Interdisciplinary Textbook - Examples of Faith Integration at Southern Adventist University Grade 9-Lifelong
    "From the business principles illustrated in our favorite stories to the psychological wisdom found in Jesus’ words, the Bible contains academic wisdom for every discipline. Within this book, Southern Adventist University professors find inspiration...

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    The Liberated Imagination Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A book worth reading - thinking Christianly about the arts.

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    The Math Test Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How do you teach grace in math class? Steven Gabrys moving example of how a unit test was used to teach his grades 5 and 6 students the principle of grace as found in Ephesians 2:8,9.

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    The Religion Classroom - Life-Giving or Lethargic? Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article looks at how to improve secondary Bible teaching. It shares ways to accomplish this as well as some helpful approaches to using the Teacher's Guide for Special Methods Course: Teaching...

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    The Search for Integration - a Study of the Faith Journey in the Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mahon looks at faith integration and how it is being implemented on three levels at Newbold College. The first area is within the humanities degree. The second area is one specific class within that degree - Faith and Doubt in Victorian Literature. The last...

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    The Sociological Imagination and a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author provides an overview of sociology and shows how many elements of sociological theory are consistent with a Christian worldview; and therefore, can be an important part of the general-education curriculum at most Adventist colleges. The article also...

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    The Sociological Imagination and a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    McBride notes, that "Like any other academic or scientific discipline, sociology offers a particular perspective or reality. It reminds us that social group membership affects behavior, attitudes, institutions, and even theology...reminds us of the rich...

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    The Teacher of the Church - The Adventist Historian Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why teach history? What is its place in Adventist higher education? Blaich examines the role and purpose of history, its place in the curriculum, and the dangers of post-modernism. Additional ideas presented include: Learning to be Human; The Historian in...

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    The Transmission of Christian Values through Sports in the Curriculum of Physical Education in High School Grade 9-Lifelong
    Sciarabba "demonstrates that P.E. [physical education] is an effective means for the transmission of Christian values to high school students, and that the Christian way of teaching P.E. needs a philosophical and theological foundation rooted in the Bible."...

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    Towards an Adventist Paradigm in Psychology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ouro looks at constructing an Adventist psychology which takes "the best of Adventist thought and contemporary psychology, without sacrificing either good science or what God has revealed about human beings and the ways He would have us relate to Him...

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    Training up a Child in the Right Way - Stewardship for Adventist Students Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Stewardship includes use of body, abilities, time, material possessions and the world. This article includes two pages of sample activities grouped by subject area.

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    Transformation by Design - A Curriculum Development Resource for Christian Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    This handbook is "designed to help you develop curriculum from a biblical perspective. This resource has been developed by a team of expert and experienced Christian educators from around Australia. It provides a model for developing curriculum in direct...

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    Twenty-One Methods of Biblical Faith-Learning Integration Tertiary
    Intended for Christian business faculty but also applicable to other disciplines, this paper "examines twenty-one methods of biblical faith-learning integration with the goal of providing faculty members with ways to mentor and disciple their students...

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    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...

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    Using Curriculum Frameworks to Build Faith in Secondary Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article describes the SPD frameworks as faith integrating curriculum development tools. Each subject-specific document shows how Christian values and faith can be integrated with academic learning. The author explains the process of writing these frameworks,...

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    Using Graphic Organizers to Activate Prior Learning in Mathematics Grade 1-Grade 12
    In addition to useful information on how to use graphic organizers, find methods on connecting Bible verses to mathematics topics. The strategies can be used in other subjects as well.

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    Using Technology in the Teaching of Religion, Part 1 Grade 8-Grade 12
    Don Sands shares how technology, electronic or digital products, can help students in religion classes seek God, and are for the needs of others. Recommended sites include Bible Gateway, Blue Letter Bible, Christian Classics Ethereal Library, and many more.

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    Using the Bible to Stimulate Critical Thinking Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article lists five ways to use the Bible to expand students' intellectual capacities in a wide variety of subjects. Using the Scriptures to stimulate interest, generate respect for God's Word, and to teach students how to think, are integral parts of...

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    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...

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    Using the Word - Studying Biblical References in Poetry Grade 11-Tertiary
    Poetry provides excellent opportunities for teaching students how to apply scriptures to their daily lives, thereby enhancing students' faith in the word of God and their appreciation for biblical principles. This is the goal of integrating faith with learning...

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    Ways to Use the Visual Valet Model and Biblical Integration Lesson Template Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Consider using the Visual Valet model and biblical integration lesson plan template as practical tools to intentionally teach from a Christian worldview. This NAD Teachers Convention presentation connects you to easy-to-understand resources. The handout includes...

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    What Do Seventh-Day Adventist Students Need to Know About Science? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue claims that Adventist science education has the responsibility to guide students into an understanding of the issues involved in the controversy being waged between modern science and the Bible. Adventist educational...

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    What is Truth? Composition Assignments for Growth Values Grade 11-Lifelong
    Through this curricular experiment, the author gives teachers of composition classes an example of how they can provide an opportunity for students to experiment with expressions of their own belief and value systems in a nurturing, unconstrained setting....

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    When Faith and Knowledge Clash - Leveraging the Tension to Advance Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    How should Adventist educators relate to the dissonance between Christian belief and secular knowledge? This article explores four opportunities where cognitive dissonance provide both occasion and motivation for learning and growth in college science education....

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    When Science and Religion Meet - How Do We Keep the Faith? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the apparent tension between science and faith and provides some suggestions for helping students solve this problem. These include understanding: the nature of science, the scientific process and faith, where modern science came from,...

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    Why Teach Cultural History? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Cultural and intellectual history puts us in a position of strength by making us more aware of our identity, individually and collectively. It is important to broaden our concept of history, as young people are culturally ignorant. Cultural history affords...

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    Why Teach the Bible as Literature? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Bible should be taught through the eyeglasses of literary analysis in order to show that its content and artistry form a symbiotic relationship that cannot be ignored without loss to both. This article identifies twelve reasons to teach students how to...

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