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    iBelieve Bible Grade 7-Tertiary
    Ask hard questions. Foster honest conversations. Understand who you are. Both written by and designed for Adventist youth and young adults, this web series encourages a deeper look into issues of faith and spirituality.

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    In Discipleship Grade 3-Lifelong
    "In Discipleship recognizes the need for disciples of all ages, and is dedicated to equipping children, youth and adults with the tools they need to nurture a personal, meaningful and fruitful relationship with Jesus Christ."

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    KidsBibleinfo.com Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This website features the Voice of Prophecy's KidZone Bible Guides, Stories, Games, Bible answers, and much more. The stories, illustrations, bright colors, and writing style in the KidZone Bible Guides are all directed at kids, ages 9-12. Among the topics...

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    In the Beginning - DVD and Free Resources Grade 7-Lifelong
    "At the heart of this documentary series is the journey of two college students, Matt and Tiffany, who are given the overwhelming assignment of gathering information about the origins of the universe from a theistic worldview. Taking an RV, they travel...

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    10 Big Questions Grade 10-Tertiary
    Consider 10 big questions with answers from a Biblical worldview for postmodern youth - thinking faith, reasons for hope. View trailers on a series of 13 films being produced by Christian apologist Grenville Kent, in Australia.

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    A No-Paper Day Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A multigrade teacher shares how to implement a no-paper day each week. This is a day where students learn but the teacher doesn't have to take home papers to grade for the day. The author shares ideas for how to teach math, reading, Bible, language, spelling,...

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    Advent Source Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Online listing of resources available for Pathfinders, Adventurers and Eager Beavers, and many other Adventist ministries. Online ordering available. Advent Source's mission focuses on quality Christian resources and excellent service for local church leaders....

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    Adventist Beliefs - Child and Adult Wording Grade 5-Lifelong
    This tabulation includes key Bible references for each of the 28 Seventh-day Adventist fundamental beliefs, with a summary statement for adults and kids. A concise printer-friendly reference for teachers.

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    Adventist Heritage Week Four-Year Plan Grade 1-Grade 8
    This collection of pictures, stories, biographies, and study sheets was designed to be used during the Adventist Heritage Week each year, on a four year cycle. These materials would be useful for any study of Adventist pioneers or church history.

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    Ambassadors Curriculum - Fostering a New Generation of Spiritual Leaders Grade 11-Tertiary
    Intended for ages 16-21, "Ambassadors is a new level of youth ministry designed to equip leaders with resources to train a new generation of youths to be the hands, feet, and voice of Jesus in their local churches and communities." Developed by General...

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    Angels Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
    This unit "contains information and activities that will enrich and challenge the students’ knowledge of angels and hopefully spark an interest that will encourage them to research this fascinating topic even further."

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    Applying Essential Questions to the Teachings of Religious Studies Grade 9-Grade 12
    While planning Bible lessons, it is important for teachers to consider world events that are indirectly affecting students, various learning styles, and how to help students connect the curriculum to their daily life. Using essential questions can help.

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    Bake Through the Bible: 20 Fun Cooking Activities to Explore the Bible Story with Young Children (Beginning with God) Kindergarten-Grade 3
    "This book contains 20 Bible stories, told in a simple, engaging style, that take your child through the whole storyline of the Bible. Each story is supported by a cooking activity that reinforces the main teaching, along with questions to discuss while...

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    Battle of Jericho Hats Lesson Plan Grade 9-Grade 10
    Through a unique learning experience students learn that while God asked the Israelites to make a very silly looking military move (by walking around Jericho, than shouting), He was teaching them that the battle would be won as a result of His strength and...

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    Bible Faces - Dynamic First Person Presentations Grade 4-Lifelong
    Dick Stenbakken brings Bible characters to life with researched detail and realistic costuming in first person biblical narrative. Three DVD sets of six 30-minute enacted Bible stories are available with study guides, and live presentations can be arranged....

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    Bible History Online Grade 5-Lifelong
    Find a variety of resources to better understand the historical background of the Bible. Sections include: ancient documents, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Near East, Persia, Rome and other; archaeology; Bible history; Bible searches; biblical archaeology; children's...

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    Bible in Living Sound Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This ministry provides 450 dramatized Bible stories on 75 CDs or tapes. These exciting recordings hold children's interest at school, church or home. Listen to a sample recording from each of the 8 volumes or download workbooks to accompany tape sets from...

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    Bible Learning Through Bible Teaching - Multimedia as a Tool for Witnessing Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article from the technology issue of JAE explains how a pastor's Bible students presented a Revelation Seminar by creating their own programs using Power Point. The students created then presented the studies to others.

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    Bible Lesson - Pruning Plants Grade 7-Grade 8
    A three-day science and Bible lesson suitable to time of year when pruning is being done.

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    Bible Memorization and Prayer Ideas Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Four great classroom ideas for memory verses and prayer. Ideas include putting scripture to music and using prayer books.

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    Bible Pictures Preschool-Grade 8
    The following are prints depicting Bible characters or themes available from Adventist Book Centers: Boy Jesus; Children of the King; Christ and Child; Christ and Children; The Consultation; David Watches his Sheep; The Desire of Ages; Divine Counselor; Expressions...

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    Bible Robe Fashion Show Grade 5-Grade 10
    A teacher and her students put on a fashion show, letting the audience guess which Bible character was being portrayed and described. Includes tips on costuming, as well as the script!

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    Bible Stories in the Classroom - The Why and the How Preschool-Grade 10
    A metanarrative, or an "epic, overarching, explanatory story associated with a specific worldview", is traditionally portrayed as normative and objective. Adventists claim the Bible as their defining metanarrative. Retelling the stories of the Bible...

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    Biblical Holidays Grade 3-Grade 12
    "This site contains hundreds of pages about the Biblical Holidays and innovative ideas for celebrating them. Here you will find history, ideas, crafts, activities, articles, links, a list group, and tons of information about our Hebraic heritage. I like...

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    Biblical Lesson Plans Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This website offers lessons and resources in a variety of areas, such as Creation, The Flood, Relationships, and more. Suggested uses for these lesson plans include schools, VBS (Vacation Bible School), home school, youth groups, and Bible study groups, among...

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    Birth of Jesus - Readers Theatre Grade 1-Lifelong
    A Christmas Readers Theatre, based on Matthew 2, in presentational, interactive, and echo format. Each reading covers approximately the same content but with a different style to suit a different audience. It is up to the worship leader to determine which...

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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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    Chinese Take Out Carton - Days of Creation Activity Grade 1-Grade 9
    This activity provides students with a creative means for memorizing the days of creation and for expressing the meaning of Sabbath. Students illustrate one day of creation per each side of the take out carton box. After finishing the illustrations, students...

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    Christianity Cove Sunday School Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Christianity Cove offers free lesson plans and activities to use with children, tweens, and teens. There are also many resources available for purchase such as games, sermons, more lessons and activities, and vbs programs. Keep in mind this is not a Seventh-day...

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    Christians Unite Kids Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Bible stories, Bible animals, games and puzzles for kids.

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    Civics & Government Unit - Identifying Rules and Laws and Why They Exist Grade 1-Grade 2
    This integrated thematic unit is designed to help students identify rules and laws and why they exist. The Biblical perspective on order and interrelationships is woven through active learning experiences in Bible, Handwriting, Spelling, Math, Fine Arts, Social...

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    Commonality and Character - Essential Elements of Religious Instruction Tertiary
    What is the appropriate content of the religion curriculum for graduate-level courses? In religion classes consisting of students from various cultural backgrounds and religious traditions, commonality and agreement are searched for.

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    Creating Opportunities for Students in Small Schools to Preach from the Bible Grade 1-Grade 8
    Seventh-day Adventist educators agree that the Bible is an essential part of educating youth. Using resources from Young Disciple Ministry, Harward provides practical suggestions for organizing and implementing an evangelistic series for children and by children,...

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    Creative Projects with Jesus - Gospels Unit Project Ideas for Freshmen Religion Grade 9-Grade 12
    Through this project, students construct Christ's body on the cross. The activity provides students with a creative project to culminate their learning in the Gospels unit. Students are divided into teams that each are responsible for creating one of eight...

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    Cross Reference - A Biblical Study Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The Bible studies in this unit address the fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in a cross-centered approach... All eighteen studies are introduced with readings from one or more of the gospels that either directly or indirectly serves...

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    Daniel Prophecy Chart Grade 9-Grade 12
    Created by a teacher, this chart is a "parallel comparison of Daniel 2, 7, and 8." Also includes a "historical component and the Adventist understanding of these three visions given to Daniel."

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    Designing Discipling Guides - Theology and Teaching/Learning Principles Working Together Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article describes the development of a series of Bible Study Guides designed for new Christians. Each set includes 13 lessons, which focus on helping young or new Christians grow spiritually. Study guide titles include:
    1. The Journey Begins: Following...

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    Devotional Life Project - Forty Days with Jesus Grade 11-Grade 12
    "Our students are so busy these days that many who desire to begin a devotional life never really get around to it. Students develop a pattern of devotion when offered a structured context in which to both learn tools and standards for devotional reading....

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    Does It Really Matter? Choosing a Bible Translation for Use in Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Which Bible translation is best for your school or classroom, and how can you make use of digital versions of the Bible? This article will discuss these issues and help your school make a choice, informed by each school’s heritage and needs of...

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    DramaShare Grade 3-Grade 12
    All-encompassing site, including royalty-free scripts, assistance in writing scripts, makeup, lighting and sound, mime, puppetry, clowning, choral reading, interpretive movement. Support materials for an amateur Christ-centered acting group. Not just skits--some...

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    eBible Teacher Preschool-Grade 12
    Link to resources for Bible class and worship, including: free religious powerpoint backgrounds and templates, photos of Bible places and things, Sunday School lessons, flipchart images and powerpoints, powerpoint sermons, and Bible atlas maps, as well as...

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    Encouraging Students to Ask Questions About Their Faith Grade 7-Grade 12
    An academy Bible teacher reports on a four-part grades 9-10 assignment in which students attend and report on worship services of other religions or denominations. The author concluded, after asking what is expected of a good teacher and how should a teacher...

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    English For Life - Learning With Heart and Mind Grade 6-Lifelong
    This site features numerous resources for Christian ESL or English second language learning. Workbooks, workshops, and other resources are centered around biblical themes and stories. NOTE: Be sure to check content for compatibility with Adventist beliefs.

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    Examining Validity - The Bible as Text of History Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caesar "proposes an epistemological focus that demonstrates the validity of the historical record of the Bible." He makes the point that the Christian teacher needs to be very clear concerning the historicity of the Biblical testimony.

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    Exegetical Worksheet Procedural Steps for Romans Study Grade 9-Grade 12
    Seven procedural steps to help your students get the most out of studying the Bible exegetically.

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    Exploring Natural Themes and Symbolism in Biblical Literature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses ways to help children understand nature underlying many Bible stories, so they can grasp the concepts each metaphor or analogy is about. This includes discussing teacher-supervised student research, outdoor learning projects, a Bible...

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    Feeding His Lambs Ministries Preschool-Grade 6
    Feeding His lambs Ministries provides practical hands-on training that inspires, educates, equips, and empowers workers to reach children for Christ through His Word. This ministry includes: child evangelism coordinated with adult evangelism, children's programs...

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    For Such a Time as This - A Play about Esther Grade 4-Grade 12
    In a play about the story of Esther, Trudy Wright provides a resource that students can experience as a reader's theater or perform for the school and community. Prop and costume ideas and stage settings are also provided.

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    Forever Stories Preschool-Grade 6
    This set of five books, written especially for preschool listeners and early elementary readers, describes the plan of salvation from the fall of Lucifer to the end of the millennium. Includes breathtaking all-new full-color art specially commissioned for...

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    Forts, Legends, and Prophecy Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This is a cross-curricular integrated unit designed to be taught to juniors at the beginning of the school year (primarily because of the major field trip that takes place 2/3 of the way through the unit). Covering a time span of about 100 years and...

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    Forum Theatre and Parables - A Qualitative Field Experiment in a Seventh-Day Adventist Academy Grade 9-Grade 12
    "In this article, the author describes a qualitative field study designed to test the effectiveness of Forum Theatre (FT) as a cross-disciplinary approach to Biblical parabolic literature analysis for students enrolled in a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA)...

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    Friends and Heroes Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Friends and Heroes is an innovative, international award-winning DVD program of Bible stories for children aged 5-11. A continuing adventure story, told in hand-drawn animation, sets a vivid, historically accurate context for the Bible stories which appear...

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    Fruit of the Spirit Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    This booklet with activities and Bible verses teaches about the Fruit of the Spirit using Bible stories. includes journaling activities, a word search, and a puzzle.

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    Fruits of the Spirit Skit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The skit is based upon the fruits of the spirit, which are found in Galatians 5:22,23. This can be presented during a chapel service/week of prayer for a school, or even in a Bible class. If it is presented in front of an entire school, as opposed to within...

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    Getting Back to the Three Rs in High School Bible Class Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article encourages Bible teachers to change Bible classes from being irrelevant and burdensome to becoming life-changing vehicles for students. The 3 R's discussed include responsibility, relevance, and role-play.

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    God Loves Me 28 Ways - Bible Studies Grade 2-Grade 6
    "This Bible study set uses a creative, kid-friendly approach to the 28 fundamental beliefs, which will introduce children to the pillars of our faith. With its easy-to-understand format and interactive approach, children will quickly grasp the concepts...

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    God's Honor Roll Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides some ideas for using Multiple Intelligences approaches in a secondary-level interactive Bible class lesson plan. This process can also easily be adapted for elementary and middle-school classrooms.

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    Grounds for Belief Grade 9-Lifelong
    Dickerson makes Christianity accessible to contemporary audiences in this book, a conversation probing answers to questions in today's lonely, electronically connected world.

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    Group Exegetical Synthesis Worksheet Grade 9-Grade 12
    Enhance your students' group exegetical Bible study skills, and help them to appreciate the value of this form of study. The worksheet leads students to select a scripture passage, identify the chapter's theme, choose a passage of interest, investigate how...

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    Group Publishing Preschool-Tertiary
    Group's mission is to encourage Christian growth in children, youth, and adults. Group offers books, curriculum, CDs, videos, and other resources for ministry with children, youth, adults, and families. Group's award-winning Bible curriculum is designed for...

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    How reliable is the Bible? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Christianity derives its authority from the Word of God. Christ and His apostles regarded the Scriptures as a revelation of God, with an undergirding unity among its various teachings (see Matthew 5:17-20; Luke 24:27, 44, 45-48; John 5:39). Many church...

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    Ideas for Teaching High School Religion Classes Grade 9-Grade 12
    Several teaching ideas for making religion classes come alive with active learning experiences. Geared to high school, but can be adapted. Ideas include: student led class, student elected work groups, student storytelling, round table testimony, church board...

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    Ideas For Teaching Religion Grade 8-Grade 12
    Don Sands shares reflections and ideas for teaching religion from his own teaching experience such as inspiration videos, memorable devotions, classroom journals, spirited discussion starters, nature, and above all, leading students back to the Bible so they...

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    Inspiration Art & Scripture Grade 5-Lifelong
    Select inspirational Christian art and nature posters for home, church and school settings.

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    Integrating Teen Witnessing into the Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    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.

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    International Children's Bible Handbook Grade 1-Grade 4
    The International Children's Bible Handbook answers your kids' questions about the Bible. This first all-in-one handbook for children does more than just retell Bible stories. It builds faith with character sketches, geography, archaeology, customs, and spiritual...

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    Introduction to the Old Testament Reader's Theater Grade 1-Grade 12
    A reader's theater that briefly introduces each book of the Old Testament. This is great for giving students a brief, fun overview of the major themes and moments of the first 39 books.

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    Issues in Studying the Bible in Secondary School Religion Classes Grade 9-Grade 12
    The use of the Bible in Religion classes in the Christian secondary education context appears to be something that should naturally take place. However, two issues may stand in the way of biblical study actually happening. First, it is all too easy to talk...

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    JAE Editorial: Enhancing the Quality of Bible Teaching Preschool-Grade 12
    This editorial addresses the need for quality Bible teachers in the classroom. Up-to-date curriculum, books, and mandatory religion classes in schools can serve as an important tool for ministry and growth within a school. Articles in this issue include:

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    Journey Through Israel Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Journey Through Israel is designed to take the students on a walk through the Holy Land - the places where Jesus walked and ministered. It is a religious pilgrimage with some history included. It is hoped that after working through this unit,...

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    Kids Sunday School Place Preschool-Grade 8
    This well organized website will be valued by elementary Bible teachers. It includes bible learning activities, bulletin board ideas, crafts, games, lessons, object talks, puzzles, skits, songs, stories, and teaching aids for grade school kids and more resources...

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    Learning to Follow Jesus, Step by Step Preschool-Grade 4
    This handy reference tabulates Jerry D Thomas' book, Step by Step, in 3 pages. Each of the 30 steps for children include a summary statement and Bible reference. This discipleship resource helps children understand how to live the principles of Ellen...

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    Life and Death Discussion Guide Grade 12
    This worksheet is a discussion guide designed for use at the beginning of your beliefs class to start your students thinking about death.

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    Life Map Project Grade 9-Grade 12
    Through this project students connect their own choices and defining moments with the success of their life thus far. They then look ahead to select the decisions and defining moments in their future that will lead them to their desired destination. These...

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    Listening Carefully to the Bible - The Many Voices in Deborah's Story and Song Tertiary-Lifelong
    Discover how to read the Bible for fresh insights. The author suggests ways to read the Bible for new meaning, using literary and voice analysis.

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    Making Bible Scrolls Grade 3-Grade 8
    A great classroom idea integrating Bible, history and science. Students learn about paper making, then make their own, and inscribe their memory verse.

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    Married/Family Life - Sexual Identity Discussion Guide Grade 11-Grade 12
    Discussion guide resource designed to help students begin thinking, writing, and sharing their perspectives on sexual identity as the instructor begins a class period presenting information in a Biblically-based context.

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    Married/Family Life - Sexuality Influences Survey Grade 11-Grade 12
    Survey designed as a discussion opener regarding sexuality for senior high school students.

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    Messiah Grade 5-Grade 8
    A contemporary adaptation of The Desire of Ages. Jerry Thomas' friendly style amplifies the beautiful message of this devotional classic, making the sublime themes of the original easier to grasp.

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    Moody Press Online Catalogue Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Full online catalogue of Christian books for all ages from Moody Bible Institutes Press.

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    My Bible First Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A 6' timeline, posters, flip-charts and other teaching helps produced for My Bible First's Sabbath School lessons may be valuable for classroom lessons. Four levels of through-the-Bible study guides feature weekly lessons; memory verses; true stories; and...

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    My Bible Friends Preschool-Grade 3
    Richly illustrated and beautifully written, this set of Bible stories was designed especially for ages 1 to 8. Outstanding art fills each page opening from corner to corner. Beautiful, yet simple language makes these books a pleasure to read time and time...

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    My Place with Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This interactive Bible study website was designed by It Is Written for Kids. The fourteen lessons cover topics such as Creation and Heaven to lead kids to a deepening relationship with Jesus. Includes helps for parents and teachers, and a downloadable set...

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    My Worship Book Grade 1-Grade 4
    This teacher-created resource will help deepen a child’s worship experience & equip children to lead out in family worship.

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    Passing on What Really Counts Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article addresses the question of how Adventist teachers can transmit an understanding of beliefs and values to their students as well as instill a spirit of service and mission to a diverse audience. In order to meet the needs of all students at their...

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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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    Pictures & Posters of Bible Stories - ABC Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A variety of prints of biblical characters are available, most as posters. Current items include (listed by artist):
    Harry Anderson Prints - Boy Jesus, The Consultation, David Watches His Sheep, Divine Counselor, Free Press - Free People, Keep Them Separate...

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    Playing our Past - Six Adventist Heritage Plays Grade 1-Grade 10
    PLAYING OUR PAST is a series of plays about key events in Adventist history. They were written by the Canadian Union College Heritage Players: Eric Rajah, Producer; Keith Clouten, Script; Denise Dick Herr, Stage Production. These plays were published...

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    Potentials Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Faith development resources to help administrators and teachers assess their endeavors to nurture the faith of their students. These concise documents provide practical, step by step methods to establish, support and deepen specific areas of faith maturity....

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    Promoting Biblical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom Grade 1-Lifelong
    "Biblical truths and Christian values underpin all genuine Christian education. If we are to educate resilient and committed Christian young people who have developed the skills, techniques and moral courage to use this knowledge in an informed and practical...

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    Prophets - True or False? A Unit on the Spirit of Prophecy Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Our children are exposed to a daily barrage of occult and psychic references in the media. We are incredibly naïve if we think that the media has not undermined our children's beliefs in the Bible and prophecy. This unit helps students investigate...

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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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    Quick Guide to Teaching About Ellen White and the Spirit of Prophecy Grade 2-Grade 12
    Utilize this page of tips on teaching about the life and witness of Ellen G White, Adventist church history and beliefs.

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    Readers Theatre - Bringing the Bible to Life Grade 1-Grade 7
    A collection of 12 Reader's Theatre scripts teaching Bible stories and Christian themes (ex. heaven). Each script also has a page of Extension Activities in various areas of the curriculum so the teacher can introduce the script in an interesting fashion or...

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    Readers Theatre, Bible and Fluency Grade 3-Grade 12
    "Readers Theatre has been a dramatic genre for many years. Only recently, however, has it been seriously applied to educational endeavors and, even then, seldom to the teaching of Biblical themes and related values. In view of the mandate to integrate...

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    Reading the Bible as a Scrapbook - An Innovative Approach to Teaching Scripture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Glen Greenwalt shares one way of making Bible reading meaningful. Scrapbooks contain items that are precious to us because of the memories. The Bible is full of stories about people like us, and keeping a scrapbook of stories and promises found while reading...

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    Reflecting His Image - A Practical Application to Christian Living Unit Grade 9-Grade 12
    This unit "is intended to help [students] develop a relationship with Christ and learn how to function in a practical manner as Christians in the 21st century. Objectives of this unit are as follows: Analyze what it is to live as a Christian in the 21st...

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    Religious Instruction - Guidelines for the Local Churches Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These guidelines for local churches and their role in religious instruction were developed by the Inter-European (formerly Euro-Africa) Division (EUD). Also available in French: L'Instruction Religieuse:...

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    Revelation Publication Bible Study Guides Grade 7-Lifelong
    Revelation Publications Bible Study Guides are designed to point you to Scripture first for Bible-based answers. As commentary, the Spirit of Prophecy follows each Bible-based answer. The student is doubly blessed by having direct interaction with the Bible...

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    Rose Publishing Grade 1-Lifelong
    Source of full-color easy-to-use Bible reference materials, including Bible charts, Bible maps, Bible timelines and more. Rose Publishing's mission is to make Bible and Christian topics easy to understand and more interesting.

    Then and Now Bible Maps...


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    Running on Empty - Student Activities Grade 4-Grade 8
    For purposes of this guide, the book Running on Empty is broken down into 10 reading days. You may choose to have your students read the entire Running on Empty book at one sitting and then do some suggested activities. Or you may cover the book in...

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    Ruth Readers Theater Grade 5-Grade 12
    This Readers Theater tells the story of Ruth from the New International Version.

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    Salt in History and the Bible - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 3
    The purpose of this unit is to help students from the beginning of their education to become aware of how much man is dependent upon the resources of his environment and how God has helped to provide those resources throughout human history.

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    Samuel - God’s Helper 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "The purpose of this unit is to introduce the young child to Jesus Christ, the Divine Son of our Heavenly Father through the loving and caring relationships formed with parents, primary early childhood professionals and peers." It includes separate...

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    Seeing God Through the Eyes of a Child Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Are the dynamics of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ--learning to wait, receive, and make a personal decision for Christ--reserved for mature adults and not for children? Verlie Ward concludes that children are capable of a "soul-filling"...

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    Should Adventist Colleges Require Religion Classes? Tertiary
    This article argues that the aim of a Christian institution is to uphold its goals to be more than a pursual of a certain course of study, but to harmoniously develop the physical, mental, and spiritual powers. Some goals for Bible classes shared in this article...

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    Simple Steps in Sharing the Gospel Truth with Kids Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Fifteen steps with accompanying Bible texts outline how to share the gospel truth with kids.

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    Step by Step Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Step by Step will help kids ages six to nine take their first steps in Christian discipleship; drawn from Steps to Christ by Ellen White and written in language they can understand. Includes tips and helps at the end of each chapter for parents...

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    Stewardship Jack Preschool-Grade 6
    In this first book Jack (a dog) "explains, in a way any child can understand, the importance of giving back to God. The simple words and charming photos will help you pass on to your children the same principles of stewardship that you’ve learned...

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    Stewardship of Our Self Grade 5-Grade 8
    Use this unit to help students discover their own unique talents and abilities and find a way to use those gifts for God.

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    Stewardship of Our Time Grade 5-Grade 10
    This unit on stewardship is comprised of five lessons and a culminating project. The key thread is how we are responsible for how we use our time. Each lesson is divided into four major sections: the Attention Grabber, Bible Exploration, Treasure Chest Activity...

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    Strategies for Integrating Christian Theory and Practice In Adventist Secondary Bible Classes Grade 9-Lifelong
    Many young people do not see how Christianity is relevant to their everyday lives. Dysinger suggests that our teaching strategies need to be revised and updated to meet current needs. He looks at "three major interrelated teaching strategies" the...

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    Sunday School Sources Kindergarten-Grade 6
    "SundaySchoolSources.com provides free Bible study lessons, review activities and games, songs, trading card files, and teaching tips for primary and junior level church classes. If you're making your own children's ministry curriculum, you can find lots...

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    Teaching About God and Human Life Tertiary
    The course God and Human Life, taught at Andrews University, discusses the very root of the Christian's belief-- how God interacts with every aspect of human life. The author discusses why this idea is important in Bible teaching and learning, and presents...

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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 Religion for the Church Preschool-Grade 12
    Jon Paulien interviews Jan Paulsen, then president of the General Conference, regarding religious education. This interview considers the effect of the International Board of Ministerial and Theological Education (IBMTE), the tasks of religious scholars, the...

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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 Religion versus Teaching Theology - An Unbalanced Emphasis? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article offers a distinction between religion and theology and seeks to show why Adventist educators need to rethink the need for religious instruction in our schools and colleges. It outlines what religious education should attempt to accomplish, the...

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    Teaching Scripture in Public High Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    An Australian Special Religious Education (SRE) teacher describes the provision that allows students in her state to receive religious education at public schools.

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    Teaching the Bible as a Revolutionary Cultural Force Grade 11-Tertiary
    Bible courses taught in Adventist colleges and high schools have begun to add a new dimension in the past 20 years or so. Rather than regarding the Scriptures only as a handbook for salvation, they have also begun to see it as great literature. The author...

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    Teaching the Bible Class Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    "What strategies can teachers utilize to make Bible classes more effective and enjoyable? Here are some ideas to try."

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    Technology ABC Lesson Plan Grade 1-Grade 4
    These are activities that require students to contemplate how Jesus could/would have used technology tools (cell phone, screen saver, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, texts, etc.) in His ministry.

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    Tell it to the World Tertiary-Lifelong
    This popular history of the Great Second Advent Movement has now been revised and updated, but it still focuses on the people and events that led to the development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    Tell the World - Adventist History Film Grade 3-Lifelong
    Bring Adventist history to life with this professionally produced film. The six episodes, freely available online, begin with William Miller's discovery, continue through the Great Disappointment, and cover the guidance of Ellen White and others to the early church.

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    Ten Commandments Graphic Organizer Grade 9-Grade 11
    This assignment extends the Ten Commandments lesson. It is designed to help your students develop a strong understanding and affection for the reasons, motivations, and values behind the Ten Commandments.

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    The Adventist Pioneer Theological Heritage - Implications for Faith, Teaching and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Whidden discusses ways to reach postmodern "cultured despisers of religion" who enter religion or theology classes in our universities and don't care about what they are learning in the religion classes they take.

    This paper was presented at the...


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    The Beatitudes - 8 Mini Bible Studies Grade 3-Grade 6
    This series of fill-in-the-blank Bible studies, titled Jesus' Recipe for a Happy Attitude, is designed to help young students learn what the Bible teaches about attitudes. The file includes teacher helps, and two versions of the 8 lessons - one with...

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    The Bible Without Words Project Grade 9-Grade 10
    In this project students connect their historical study of the canonization and translations of the Bible with the challenge of sharing the Bible with those who cannot read it for themselves. Students are encouraged to participate with other academy students...

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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 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...

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    The Cyber Hymnal Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This site has over 10,400 Christian hymns & Gospel songs from many denominations & languages. We have lyrics, sheet music, audio, pictures, biographies, history, & more. To use this site effectively, you’ll need speakers or head phones,...

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    The development of an instrument to measure attitudes toward Bible class Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: What are the attitudes of high-school students toward Bible class? This might not rank as an important research question generally. Its answer is, however, vitally important if the questioner is a church body, as the Seventh-day Adventists...

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    The Four H Teaching Strategy - An Interactive, Multisensory Approach to Teaching Bible Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “The Four H Teaching Strategy (History, Head, Heart, and Hand) is designed to place equal emphasis on each of the Four H’s, thus ensuring a balance between Bible knowledge and life-application in an interactive and modality-based learning approach.”...

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    The Gift of Prophecy- What does the Bible say? Grade 5-Grade 10
    Use this lesson plan to guide you in helping your students know what the Bible says about the gift of prophecy.

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    The Gospel According to Our Class Grade 5-Grade 12
    A learning activity drawing students into the study of parables and miracles recorded in two or more Gospels, suitable for individual or group work with single or multigrade middle and high school classes.

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    The Great Controversy Theme in the Book of Daniel - A Backdrop for a Christian Worldview in Faith-Learning Experience Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The purpose of this study is to see the curricular implications of the Great Controversy theme for value education and to re-enforce the theme in the formation of a biblical world-view through curricular activities for young people in secondary schools."

    This...


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    The Ministry of Bible Teaching Grade 7-Tertiary
    Religion teaching has often been mistaken as separate from a call to ministry. However, research has shown that religion teaching in Adventist schools are an integral part of the faith-development process. This article presents Bible teaching as a ministry...

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    The New Testament and Culture Grade 7-Tertiary
    An understanding of culture can aid the study of the New Testament. It helps us interpret Scripture, create an interest in Scripture, and implement the principles of Scripture as we struggle to live out the gospel in our own cultural situation. Examples of...

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    The Next Big Sign - An Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 12
    This unit fosters faith in the Second Advent of Jesus Christ. The question is, 'What is the next sign that needs to be fulfilled in its entirety?'

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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 Secret in the Acorn - A Kid's View of Fundamental Biblical Teachings Grade 1-Grade 8
    This is a delightful storybook, for “children” young and old. Its theme is to present the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in a way children can enjoy and comprehend. Charming illustrations for the many stories were designed...

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    The Story Teller - Fun Felt Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Site to buy felt boards, books, dolls, puppets and lesson helps for teachers, parents, Sabbath School, or homeschoolers. Includes nature/science, farm, religious, Christmas, math, social studies--however, just listing by topic doesn't do this site justice....

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    The Transformational Planning Framework - A Pathway to Holistic Biblical Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This religious education framework "offers a process the Bible teacher can follow to teach biblical content with whole-sight and integrate the principles of spiritual formation into classroom practice. It is based on concepts that a pantheon of thought-leaders...

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    Theology for Children Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Donna Habenicht and Larry Burton share how teachers can assist children in grasping the meaning of abstract and symbolic concepts found in theology. Discussed is how children learn theological concepts, stages of mental development and how theological ideas...

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    Three Rules of Successful Relationships Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson covers a Biblical model of the three large steps of success in relationships: Be OK with 1) God, 2) myself, and 3) others. The success of each step is determined by acceptance of the one that preceded it.

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    Tips For Better Bible Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simple Biblical guidelines for effective Bible teaching are discussed in this article, including to recognize opportunities, make students feel important, and to ask questions, which lead students to think. Sources for teaching aids and resource materials...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Matthew 14 Kitchen Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Is it possible for an in-school soup kitchen to provide a vehicle for practical Christianity, lessons in prayer and a changing school culture?"

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    Trinity Treasures - Exploration of the Trinity Grade 1-Grade 4
    "Students will explore the Holy Trinity - FATHER, SON and HOLY GHOST - through activities designed for various learning styles/modes across the curriculum. There is an integrated link to/with Language Arts in the focus on the prefix, “TRI,”...

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    Trouble on the Blue Planet Workbook and Activity Grade 4-Grade 8
    The activity book, designed for use with reader "Trouble On the Blue Planet", allows the teacher to choose the time frame, activities, and project options according to student needs. At the completion of this reading activity, the students should...

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    Uncle Arthur's Bible & Bedtime Stories Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Find all available books in print and out of print, written by the Maxwell family, through this site. Excellent character and spiritual education resources for church and home schools, including the following books: Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories; Uncle Arthur's...

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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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    VG2 Boys and Girls Growing Toward God Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "We know a great deal about how boys' and girls' brains develop and the implications for educational theory, and so by abstraction, we can make some assumptions about growth in faith as well." This article reviews valuegenesis findings in light of...

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    Visual Bible DVDs - Matthew, John & Acts Grade 1-Lifelong
    Did you ever wish that the bible could be presented as a movie without any additions, deletions or editorial commentary? Now it is! The entire Visual Bible's collection of products is built on the vision of bringing the Scriptures to life . . . word for word....

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    We Can Keep Them in the Church Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What keeps young people in the church? A sense of belonging. In this compilation, Myrna Tetz and Gary L. Hopkins share action driven stories, interviews, and personal testimonies of how to make a difference in the lives of young people. Each story emphasizes...

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    What is a Prophet? Grade 4-Grade 8
    Let this lesson plan guide you as you help your students explore Bible texts that identify the tests of a true prophet and identify Ellen White as a true prophet.

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    What is Truth? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Most people today consider truth to be propositional--a gathered selection of the most productive norms, the most verifiable teaching and philosophy, the most incisive worldview."

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    What Saith the Bible Teachers? A Survey of North American Division Academy Religion Teachers Grade 9-Grade 12
    This report shares findings from a detailed survey of North American Bible teachers, Bible curriculum and content issues.

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    What We Believe For Kids Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This book is intended to help children understand what their church teaches. It is not meant to be comprehensive or complete but is meant to serve as an introduction to and a summary of the 28 Fundamental Beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A story...

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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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    With Jesus in His Sanctuary Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Topics swirling around the Sanctuary are being vigorously discussed in every quarter of the Seventh-day Adventist Church today. Questions like the following are being debated: Is there a Sanctuary in Heaven? Does it contain two or only one chamber? When...

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    Writing Cross-Curricular Units Grade 5-Grade 12
    Five cross-curriculum units for high school and one for middle grades were developed in a two-day in-service in Southern New England. A schedule is included for collaboration, and powerpoints can be downloaded, along with the actual units:
    Improving Athletic...

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    Zondervan's Pictorial Bible Dictionary Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A best-selling one-volume Bible dictionary. More than 5,000 entries include discussions of historical, geographical, chronological, and biographical aspects of the Bible, as well as articles on theological subjects; more than 700 pictures are included as well.