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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?

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

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    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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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 in JAE with permission from the author.