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resources for the appreciation and creation of art and music from a biblical worldview

  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Elementary Fine Arts Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 fine arts courses in North American Adventist schools: Media...

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    Teacher Bulletin Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Prepared by the NAD Atlantic Union annually, Teacher Bulletin provides busy teachers with creative units for multi-grade/multi-age elementary classes.

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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?

  • Arts with the Brain in Mind Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How do the arts stack up as a major discipline? What is their effect on the brain, learning, and human development? How might schools best implement and assess an arts program? Eric Jensen (The Brain Store) answers these questions and more in this book....

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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.

  • BBC Bitesize Preschool-Grade 12
    Online activities and video clips by grade level or subject. Christian teacher discretion needed in selecting materials for faith-based learning. Videos not available outside of the UK.

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

  • EDSITEment Grade 1-Grade 12
    A collection of online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. Links to humanities websites and lesson plans. A starting point for exploring the humanities in all its diversity on the Internet.

  • Education World Preschool-Lifelong
    Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Includes a search engine for educational web sites only

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    Enhancing Creativity Through Music, Rhythm, and Sound Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Interested in altering your thinking and mood with music? Try the following exercises: drawing to music, writing with music, and thinking through music.

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    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...

  • eNotes Grade 7-Lifelong features thousands of high-quality study guides, lesson plans, over 60,000 famous quotes and other reference material in various academic areas: literature, science, law and politics, history, business, social sciences, health and arts.

  • Great Websites for Kids Preschool-Grade 8
    "GWS features annotated links to web sites of interest to children 14 years of age and younger, organized into diverse subject headings from astronomy and space to zoos and aquariums, from games and entertainment to geography and maps. There is also a...

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    inSpire - Sharing Christ through the arts Grade 7-Lifelong
    "inSpire is a web community where Seventh-day Adventist members gifted in, and passionate about the creative arts, can share their ideas and creations in a collaborative way. Songwriting, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, poetry and more can...

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    Interview with the Mayas, Aztecs and Incas Play Grade 5-Grade 6
    This play was written for 6th grade students to perform after studying about the Inca, Aztec and Mayan empires and their conquest by the Spanish. The number of parts can be combined if needed. A powerpoint presentation was used as a background on a big screen...

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    JAE Editorial: The Gift of Creativity Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The focus of this issue of the Journal is to present a strong argument in favor of preserving the arts as: (1) a vital and necessary component of each school’s program of instruction, (2) essential for the wholistic development of each student, and (3)...

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    JAE Editorial: The Relevance of Feelings Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Recent movements encourage getting in touch with one's feelings and to acknowledge the feelings and experiences of minorities in a white male society. Education must include the personal, the experiential, the sensuous, and the poetic. Articles in...

  • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

  • Khan Academy - Math, Science & Humanities Video Tutorials & Exercises Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Over 1,800 10 minute online tutorials in all aspects of math from arithmetic through algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus and advanced linear algebra to statistics, finance, biology, chemistry, physics, and test preparation.

  • Kid's Click Grade 3-Grade 9
    This website, designed by librarians for young children, links to art, biography, computers and the internet, facts and reference, geography and history, health and family, home and household, literature, machines and transportation, popular entertainment,...

  • Lesson Paths Grade 5-Lifelong
    Lesson Paths (formerly MentorMob EDU) allows you to search for resources without having to sift through worthless items. Teachers choose resources and can edit or add to different categories.

  • Lesson Planet Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This commercial company "is dedicated to improving student education by providing teachers with a convenient way to discover and share innovative online lesson ideas and resources."

  • Library Video Company Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This leading educational video distributor includes over 18,000 in-stock educational video and DVD titles.

  • Merlot Multimedia Resource for Online Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Visit this rich multimedia educational resource for learning and online teaching. MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education.

  • Museum Spot Grade 5-Lifelong
    "From the site, quickly and easily locate museums by city, state, country, name and topic; explore museums by type, search for exhibits by artist, access educational and industry resources, and much more."

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    NAD Fine Arts Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching the fine arts in elementary grades. It includes philosophy, purpose statement, scope and sequence, terminology, time line, activities, history, and sample objectives for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely...

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    NAD Music & Visual Arts Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD music & visual arts curriculum guide for Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rational, correlation to Journey to Excellence, and essential elements and recommended resources for music curriculum and appreciation, as well as the visual...

  • PBS Teacher Resource Page Preschool-Grade 12
    Utilize these free resources from the Public Broadcasting Service. Resources include video and audio clips, documents, lesson plans, and more. You can find resources for Pre-K through grade 12 for all subject area.

  • RefSeek reference directory Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Refseek's reference directory includes listings by topic. Each topic includes multiple links. Topics include: Almanacs, Atlases, Answers, Bookmarking, Calculators, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Health & Medical, Literature, Mathematics, Multimedia, News, Publishing, Quotations, Search Engines, Software, Teacher Resources, Translation, Visual Arts, Web Directories, and Writing.

  • Smithsonian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Smithsonian Education is the central education web site for the Smithsonian Institute. Educators may access resources such as lesson plans, field trip options, professional development, an online resource library, and links to a variety of educational services such as the Smithsonian Research Center and Smithsonian Outreach Initiatives.

  • Smithsonian Images Grade 1-Lifelong
    Browse or search through images from the Smithsonian Institution collections. This includes images from current exhibits, Smithsonian events and historic collections.

  • Smithsonian Magazine Grade 7-Lifelong
    Well-illustrated journal that includes works of art, current events, and geographic and scientific information. Published monthly. Website contains links to previous articles, as well as exhibits related to articles in the current issue of the magazine.

  • Strong Arts, Strong Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    The late Charles Fowler, one of America's leading champions of arts in the schools, provides compelling evidence that the arts are a vital component of any child's education. He also shows that schools with strong arts programs are also stronger academically...

  • Surfing the Net with Kids - Websites for Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Reviewed and rated websites for children. Barbara Feldman, a syndicated columnist and former computer consultant and programmer updates this website frequently, providing links to all sites reviewed.

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    Teaching Art Appreciation Across the Grade Levels Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One excellent way to develop critical thinking skills is through a study of music, painting, sculpture, and architecture. This article includes three steps for teachers to introduce the arts into their classrooms, as well as four stages of questioning to lead...

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    The Bible and Aesthetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson discusses how many biblical scholars overlook aesthetics in the Bible. Aesthetics is often viewed as a dangerous influence to human salvation. Davidson goes on to explore what significance biblical aesthetics has to theology. This paper was presented...

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

  • The New York Times - Lesson Plans Grade 6-Lifelong
    The Learning Network of The New York Times creates lesson plans linked to current news. Their online archive is searchable by keyword, subject and grades 6-12. Categories include American history, civics, current events, economics, fine arts, geography, global...

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    The Not-So-Expendable Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Referencing Jensen's brain research,Ellen White's recommendations regarding harmonious development, the research compendium 'Critical Links', the USA National No Child left Behind education initiative, Caroline Kennedy, and Dudamel with the National System...

  • The WWW Virtual Library Grade 3-Lifelong
    Although not the largest Web index, "the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web."

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    To Educate the Imagination Tertiary--3
    Justification for fine arts education for college students. Primary value of the arts to technical majors is to foster change and growth, which furthers the primary goal of Adventist education. The arts change people by enlarging their sympathies, promoting...

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    Why Are the Arts Important? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fifteen reasons why the arts are important, reprinted from dickinson_why_arts.htm