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  • 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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    Philosophy of Adventist Education - GC Working Policy 2003 Preschool-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education statement serves as a guideline for Adventist educational institutions world-wide. This includes sections entitled: Premises; Rationale; Aims and Mission; Agencies of Education (home, local and world church,...

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

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    A Biblical Foundation Course Design Model That Works - Teaching Millennials in Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains the importance of incorporating a biblical worldview across all courses in higher education. It describes seven steps for developing courses that contain a biblical worldview, including detailed instructions and figures showing examples...

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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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    Addressing the Needs of the Non-Traditional Learner Lifelong
    Nontraditional learner needs must be addressed by colleges and universities. Higher education has changed due to the fewer students between the ages of 18-22 and the rapidly changing job market, which requires retraining and advanced training. Institutions...

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

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    An Adventist Curriculum Needs Assessment - A Global Survey of Secondary School Teachers Grade 9-Lifelong
    A 2005 survey of 837 Seventh-day Adventist high school or secondary teachers in 12 world divisions researched the following questions:
    1. How do Adventist secondary teachers perceive the philosophy of integrating faith in learning? How, if at all, are...

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    Art Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

  • ASCD Kindergarten-Lifelong
    ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Members are professional educators from all levels and...

  • Christian Resource
    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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    Business Studies Curriculum Framework Grade 7-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint.

  • Cobblestone Publishing Website Preschool-Grade 8
    Cobblestone publishes seven magazines for young readers, ranging from preschool to eighth grade. Topics include science, social studies, California history, geography, African-American history. Links from page to each magazine, order information online. They...

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    Computer Studies Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject.

  • Adventist Resource
    Creating a 21st Century Curriculum for Adventist Secondary Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines the formation and function of the Curriculum Futures Commission, as well as its processes for giving study to an improved Adventist secondary school curriculum. It also outlines the initial recommendations, the purpose and function of...

  • Adventist Resource
    Curriculum Frameworks for Adventist Secondary Schools in SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

  • Curriki Tertiary-Lifelong
    Curriki is a global education and learning community whose mission is to improve education around the world by empowering teachers, students and parents with user-created, open source curricula, and it's all free! Building on the wikipedia open source encyclopedia...

  • Adventist Resource
    Design & Technology Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject.

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    Developing a masters degree program - A case study in organizational operation and development Tertiary
    The present study addressed the experience of Avondale College in developing the M.Ed. (curriculum) English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, recognising that this was an integrated part of a larger program of course expansion undertaken by the College at...

  • Adventist Resource
    Discipline-Based Art Education - A Fresh Approach to Teaching Art Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn what discipline-based art education is and why it is a good idea in Adventist education. "DBAE not only helps beginning art students to develop a more focused way of art production, but also enables them to appreciate art criticism, history, and...

  • Adventist Resource
    Do Adventist Boarding Academies Offer Balanced Education? Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article examines the curricula of the 40 Adventist residence academies in the continental USA that were in operation during the 1979-1980 school year to ascertain how well and in what way they are fulfilling their educational task.

  • Adventist Resource
    Do We Hold Learning in Contempt? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "At every level of the church's structure, education needs to be given the highest priority. To sacrifice academic quality is to cut at the very roots of responsible Christian education. To do it in the name of religion is shocking. Schweitzer was thinking...

  • Adventist Resource
    Do Your Students Have a Time Deficit? A Survey of Boarding Academies Grade 9-Grade 12
    Eugene Rau shares a recent study on time scheduling in Adventist boarding academies. Approximately 55 administrators and 2000 students in grades 10-12 were surveyed in the areas of homework, leisure time, sleep, health, and religious experiences. Possible...

  • Adventist Resource
    Educating Academy Students for Multicultural Society Grade 9-Grade 12
    What can a school and its faculty do to create an atmosphere that goes beyond tolerance to acceptance and close fellowship among different races and cultures? It requires careful planning by administration and faculty, a philosophy that all have been created...

  • Adventist Resource
    Eine Grundsatzerklarung zur Erziehungsphilosophie Preschool-Lifelong
    The Philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist Education statement serves as a guideline for Adventist educational institutions world-wide. This includes sections entitled: Premises; Rationale; Aims and Mission; Agencies of Education (home, local and world church,...

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    Ellen White and the Harmonious Development Concept Tertiary
    Fifty quotations from Ellen White mentioning “harmonious development” were studied to gain a greater understanding of her meaning of that phrase. Taylor includes practical implementation techniques for increasing harmonious development in curricular...

  • Adventist Resource
    Enlarging the Vision - Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is being done in schools and colleges to train the eyes and ears of the youth to see and hear and appreciate the visual and auditory world? College students today have little appreciation, understanding or knowledge of the arts. The arts and other human...

  • Adventist Resource
    Foreign Languages: An Imperative for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Foreign language study is an imperative for Adventist colleges and universities. Adventist mission and evangelistic tradition provides adequate reason for promoting foreign languages in the curriculum. The renewed challenge is maintaining the balance between...

  • Adventist Resource
    Geography Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

  • Adventist Resource
    Geography Education: A Critical Need Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This JAE article discusses the importance of and need for geography education at all levels of the Adventist educational system. The Adventist church cannot properly conduct its world-wide, God-given responsibilities if its young people are never seriously...

  • Adventist Resource
    Getting to the Core - Redesigning the General Education Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines the need for, the benefits of, a description of, and the process for developing a coherent general education curriculum at the undergraduate level in Adventist colleges. It also suggests the aims of a restructured core curriculum, an...

  • Adventist Resource
    Growing in Faith: A New Elementary Bible Curriculum for Australia and New Zealand Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains the essence of the new Bible curriculum for Australia and New Zealand and shows how its emphasis on faith development differs from traditional approaches to teaching Bible. Don Roy outlines the elements that comprise this teaching and...

  • Adventist Resource
    Hearing the Silence Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adding women's and black studies to the college curriculum helps to fill in the gaps in the traditional curriculum. These studies ask questions such as what is the nature of artistic 'greatness'? What social conditions have enabled artists to pursue their...

  • Adventist Resource
    Helping Students Appreciate the Contributions of Minorities Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article gives special attention to ways to integrate black history into the social-studies curriculum. Recommendations given will facilitate an ongoing study of black history and heritage. Suggestions are divided into primary, intermediate, and upper...

  • Adventist Resource
    Helping Your Students Learn to Manage Money Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article describes the "Partners with God" curriculum materials for math grades 1-8, developed by Southeastern California Conference Office of Education to teach Christian money management, including tithing.

  • Adventist Resource
    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,...

  • Adventist Resource
    History Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

  • India National Curriculum Framework 2005 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    India's national curriculum can be downloaded in English or Hindi. Further curriculum resources are also available through the National Council of Educational Research and Training, NCERT, website.

  • Adventist Resource
    Industrial Arts Survey: Opinions, Status, Future Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special technology and education issue reports on a survey of industrial arts education in SDA academies in the U.S.

  • Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom with CD Tertiary-Lifelong
    This nationally acclaimed book helps you to teach music successfully -- on its own and as an integrated part of other subjects in the curriculum. Assuming no prior musical experience, the authors thoroughly cover music fundamentals -- introducing the instruments,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Integrating Teen Witnessing into the Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    The article shows how Great Lakes Academy integrates witnessing options into the curriculum by offering classes for credit. It provides examples of how they have done this as well as the success that has resulted.

  • Adventist Resource
    Interaction, Service, and Outreach Grade 9-Grade 12
    A unique curriculum proposal for an interaction, service, and outreach program for Adventist secondary schools. Guidelines for implementation and samples of projects and scheduling for physical education, math, geography, Bible classes and all-school projects...

  • International Baccalaureate Preschool-Tertiary
    The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools. Three programmes for students aged 3 to 19 help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn...

  • Adventist Resource
    Is It Cu ... or Ci ... , and What is Curriculum? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Juanita Neal discusses the importance of curriculum and instruction planning and awareness within the Adventist school system in Canada. She stresses that all, whether one is an educational practitioner or a constituent member, have a role to play as progress...

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

  • Adventist Resource
    JAE Editorial: Global Trends in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Humberto Rasi discusses several trends in Adventist education such as academic quality, parental involvement, teacher accountability, enrollment, spirituality and biblical values, service orientation, missionary service, strategic planning, innovation, and...

  • Adventist Resource
    Journey to Excellence Overview Text - J2E Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Journey to Excellence initiative provided a framework guiding Adventist education in North America into the 21st century. The outcomes are worth considering still in strategic planning. A pdf version is also available.

  • Adventist Resource
    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....

  • Adventist Resource
    Launching a Program of Individualized Math Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this article in the JAE special math issue is to provide a model for individualization in math instruction that caters to the uniqueness of each child. Advice given is designed to assist teachers in implementing a model that will help children...

  • Adventist Resource
    Lively Science Teaching for Multigrade Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue suggests that teachers who are responsible for science instruction of several or all grades should develop a program that meets the needs of the students without exceeding the teacher's energy. Teachers should...

  • Adventist Resource
    Making Change for the 21st Century - AE21 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides the philosophical premise for Adventist Education for the 21st Century (AE21), a curriculum initiative designed to produce change in curriculum, design, and instruction within the Adventist educational system in North America.

  • Adventist Resource
    Making Education Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The combined efforts of school and home as well as reading, phonics, math, writing, science, and homework are important areas in which schools can make education work. A discussion of the U.S. Department of Education's "What Works: Research About Teaching...

  • Adventist Resource
    Master Planning: A Design for the Future Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How to develop a master plan that provides for future planning. A good master plan should reflect the institution's mission, educational program, land use, and facility development. A master plan format is presented. Campus design must take into account various...

  • Adventist Resource
    Matching Your Teaching to the Dyslexic's Learning Style Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How a multigrade teacher developed a new science curriculum that incorporated her teaching methods for other classes. Topics were selected, objectives listed, and specific activities listed. How each unit was introduced and evaluated is discussed. From the...

  • Adventist Resource
    Mathematics Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

  • Adventist Resource
    Mission Realized - Observations on Creating a Unique Academic Program Grade 9-Tertiary
    Learn how the International Rescue and Relief Program operates at Union College and how to start such an academic program on your campus.

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    Needs Assessment: A Valuable Tool for Educators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Conducting a needs assessment is crucial to evaluating whether lesson/unit goals and objectives have been met, and this article offers guidelines for doing so, along with ways to tailor lesson plans to the needs and abilities of a given classroom using a required...

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

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

  • Adventist Resource
    On Becoming a Global Village Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Multicultural curriculum in Adventist schools. Multicultural education is crucial for social and spiritual development. Classroom planning, the curriculum, and criteria for textbooks are key issues. Helping teachers to learn the skills of becoming more sensitive...

  • Adventist Resource
    Online Education at Montemorelos University: A Story of Change and Commitment Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the story of distance learning at Montemorelos University, from the establishment of the University Internet Team to the creation of the Office for E-learning Design and the e42 Platform.

  • Adventist Resource
    Plotting the Course - The Nature and Scope of College Syllabi Tertiary
    Exactly what should a syllabus contain? Developing an acceptable syllabus is a multi-step process. It should include objectives, student activities, course requirements, and resources and references.

  • Adventist Resource
    Portal Da Educacao - South American Division Education Webpage Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Education portal for the South American Division, available in Spanish and Portuguese. This includes information about schools and curriculum guides for the following subjects: Art, Biology, Science, Religion, Philosophy, Physics, Geography, History, English,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 1987 - Curriculum and Instruction in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The 1987 Profile of Teacher Concerns, one of the most comprehensive research studies of Adventist elementary and secondary school teachers in the North American Division, aimed to determine which curriculum concerns of teachers required the most urgent attention....

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 1991 - Curriculum and Teaching in Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines the process, results and four recommendations of the third North American Division survey of elementary and secondary teachers. Results discuss the following areas: the research significance, respondents' profiles, problem areas in elementary...

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 1993 - Curriculum and Teaching in Adventist Elementary and Seconary Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    This article shares the results from the fourth biennial poll of North American Division K-12 educators. It focuses on teaching, testing, technology, and textbooks and in some instances compares the results with prior surveys.

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 1995 - Curriculum and Instruction in North American Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    In this article researcher Brantley details the process and results of the Profile '95 survey of NAD educators. A synopsis of what has been learned in previous surveys (1987-1993), as well as a comparison in some areas with the 1995 findings, is presented.

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 1997 - Curriculum and Instruction in North American Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares what has been learned between 1987 and 1995 and explains the process and findings of the Profile '97 Survey as well as FACT (Focus on Adventist Curriculum and Trends for the 21st Century). It covers Multicultural Education, the use of effective...

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 1999 - Curriculum and Instruction in North American Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author details the process and results of the Profile '99 survey of NAD educators. A synopsis of what has been learned in previous surveys (1987-1997), as well as a comparison in some areas with the 1999 findings, is presented. Detailed attention is given...

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 2001 - Curriculum and Instruction in North American Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    Review results from the eighth biennial survey of Adventist educators regarding curriculum and instruction in North American schools. Important findings regarding purposes, plans, practices and products are included, with thought-provoking implications for...

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 2004 - K12 Teacher Perceptions of Adventist Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This is the second article reporting on the Profile 2004 study of educators in the North American Division. Results of the Profile studies help administrators, teachers, and teacher educators to better understand one another's perceptions of curriculum and...

  • Adventist Resource
    Profile 2004 - NADCC Full Report Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Read the complete Profile 2004 research report as presented to the NAD Curriculum Committee and to the American Educational Research Association. Results of the Profile studies help administrators, teachers, and teacher educators to better understand one...

  • Put Understanding First Grade 7-Grade 12
    "In high schools today, acquisition of content for its own sake dominates teachers' and students' experience—and therefore, schooling fails to achieve its purpose for a sizable proportion of learners. The approach proposed here suggests that to...

  • Adventist Resource
    Putting Education to Work: Cooperative Education at Columbia Union College Tertiary
    Richard Moyers describes how cooperative education can be adapted and implemented at an Adventist college. Columbia Union College's work-study program available to students in the form of cooperative education. The history of cooperative education at CUC is...

  • Adventist Resource
    Re-Visioning General Education - The La Sierra Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors share the process and product of La Sierra's revised general education curriculum. They also outline the background, time-line for this university curriculum implementation, the community service component, and some observations made along the...

  • Adventist Resource
    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...

  • Adventist Resource
    Reclaiming the Vision of Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author presents a range of problems in American higher education in general, relating to a lack of community and mission, and presents recommendations from the Carnegie Foundations' study on higher education to alleviate these and other problems. He suggests...

  • Adventist Resource
    Revitalizing Home Economics Grade 9-Lifelong
    How can educators refute the arguments favoring elimination of home economics and revitalize the subject at the same time? Ideas include embarking on a public relations campaign, building faculty and administrative support, considering a name change, reorganizing...

  • Adventist Resource
    Scriptural Foundations for Academic Disciplines - A Biblical Theme Approach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article introduces twelve "biblical themes that provide relevant scriptural foundations for curriculum in Seventh-day Adventist education." Learn how each theme was constructed. Consider examples of how these themes can be applied in the teaching/learning...

  • Adventist Resource
    Shaping Curriculum in an Adventist College Tertiary
    The Adventist system of higher education is a response to the secularism and naturalism that dominates the disciplines. It aims to enhance liberal studies by endowing them with eternal and temporal significance. The curriculum, materials, methods and faculty...

  • Adventist Resource
    Sharing Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    CIRCLE, the Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators, connects those who have resources with those who need them anytime, anywhere. Sponsored by the North American Division (NAD) and General Conference Department of Education, it...

  • Adventist Resource
    Some Perspectives on Contemporary Mathematics Standards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article presents an overview of current mathematical standards, summarizes arguments for and against standards, and presents views on whether the current standards are compatible with Biblical principles within a Seventh-day Adventist educational setting....

  • Adventist Resource
    Startup.com - The Pilot for AE21 Distributed Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article describes the background to and the launching of AE21 Small School Distance Learning Pilot, which provides Adventist students, regardless of geographic boundaries, access to Adventist education.

  • Adventist Resource
    STEM Down the Track - Two Christian Schools' Further Experiences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Students’ perceptions of what STEM is and how it has been implemented in their schools is reported in this paper. Students were asked in focus groups about what STEM is and how they had seen the progress their two respective schools had made...

  • Adventist Resource
    Striving for Excellence When Circumstances Work Against It Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bradfield addresses popular misconceptions and myths about school improvement. Shared are significant observations about what makes a school successful, even in difficult circumstances, along with the administrators

  • Adventist Resource
    Study Groups in Schools - A Collegial Way to Improve your Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Study groups are very effective in helping teachers build community and collaborate. Comprised of 3-6 people working together to implement common training, these groups focus on curriculum and instruction rather than administrative matters. While a public...

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching Junior-High Students About Careers Grade 7-Grade 12
    Ideas, projects, and applications for teaching junior-high students about careers. The best way to teach about careers is to ask students themselves to explore and develop questions relating to career awareness. Questions students need to address: Who am I?...

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

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology and General Education Tertiary--3
    Students must gain knowledge about the design and function of technological systems in order to understand technology and control it for everyone's benefit. Education needs to become more technologically relevant. As general education attempts to train students...

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology Education: Integrating New Approaches Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special technology and education issue suggests what is important in the training of people to function in a technological society.

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology for Elementary Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special technology and education issue discusses the importance of technology education in elementary school.

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    The Australian Curriculum - A Look Through the Lens of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The development of the Australian Curriculum is an ambitious task that involves meeting the needs of a large range of interest groups, each with its underlying philosophy and conceptualisation of what constitutes an effective and viable curriculum. The...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Challenge of Growth - Managing the Expansion of Adventist Education Around the World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    GC Education Director Dulan explains the structure of the Adventist education system. A case study approach introduces the challenges to the growth of Adventist higher education programs of study, and encourages greater cooperation from institutions in following...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Christian Religious Education Syllabi for Secondary Schools - an Adventist Assessment and a Proposal Grade 9-Lifelong
    Balyage discusses the teaching of Christian Religious Education in secondary schools in some African Countries (especially in Uganda and Kenya). The syllabi used and their implications on the learner's faith in the Bible are discussed. Balyage proposes "ways...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Daunting Mission Kindergarten-Grade 12
    David Branum examines the daunting crisis of teacher shortages and what administrators, teacher, and the community can do to educate young and talented students about the teaching profession.

  • The Learning Edge: Supporting Student Success in a Competency-based Learning Environment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    To ensure high-quality competency education, in 2011 one hundred innovators created a working definition to guide the field. This paper delves into the fourth element of the definition: Students receive timely, differentiated support based on their individual...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Quality School Curriculum Grade 1-Grade 12
    Developing a Quality Curriculum is an important component of the Quality School. The article's author provides explanations, reasons and examples of getting students to demonstrate what they have learned, using word-processing skills, and testing at a Quality...

  • Adventist Resource
    Training in Up-to-Date Careers in Home Economics Grade 9-Lifelong
    The crisis in academy-level home economics has created a demand at the college/university level for programs leading to a wider variety of careers in the area. Student interest in home economics has become more specialized. Examples of job opportunities within...

  • Christian Resource
    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...

  • Adventist Resource
    Turning a School Around Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A look at the issues in the turn-around of South Lancaster Academy. These issues are believed to be common to any branch of Adventist education and include bill collection, affordable academic programs, and the role of the principal in a K-12 school. Solutions...

  • Adventist Resource
    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 Extracurricular Activities to Boost Your School's Enrollment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    While location, faculty, academics, and spiritual tone are important recruiting elements, extra curricular activities remain an enticing factor for prospective college students. Music, drama, sports, athletics, and ministry teams are effective ways of involving...

  • Adventist Resource
    VAMPIRE Curriculum Development Model Preschool-Lifelong
    Paul Brantley's curriculum development model succinctly packs a series of key words into acronyms that form a whole (VAMPIRE) that is easy to remember, and use as a checklist in developing curriculum at any level.

  • Adventist Resource
    What Adventist Colleges are Looking for in Academy Graduates Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shared the top 10 traits identified by faculty polled at Pacific Union College, Southern Adventist University, and La Sierra University, in 2006. Essential traits for college success were listed as: proficiency in the fundamental tools of reading,...

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    Writing Across the Curriculum: The Accent is on Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Involving teachers from every discipline in teaching writing offers a workable means of improving the quality of student writing. The goal of writing is to communicate effectively and efficiently. A cross-disciplinary writing program will have wider appeal...

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    You Can Do It! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Anthony Reeves shares his experiences from a two day 'You Can Do It!' workshop geared toward encouraging students to examine and improve their attitudes toward school.