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resources explaining problem-based or inquiry learning theory and teaching strategies


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    Adventist Robotics - First Lego League and First Tech Challenge Kindergarten-Grade 12
    FIRST LEGO League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children ages 4-14 through fun, exciting hands-on learning, while FIRST Tech Challenge students (grades 7-12) learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build,...

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    Adventist Lego League Videos Grade 5-Grade 12
    Videos and photos reporting on the NAD Adventist Lego Leagues may be helpful in selling the value of this experiential, thematic, collaborative learning opportunity to parents and school board members.

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    Adventist Teacher Connect Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Part of the Adventist Learning Community, Adventist Teacher Connect (ATC) is a free online platform that provides a central connecting point for Adventist teachers and schools. Through technology,...

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    By Design Earth Science Units - Tips from Sciences on How to Keep the Focus on the Creator Grade 1-Grade 8
    Modeled after the ByDesign inquiry based approach, this 2018 NAD convention workshop by a Geoscience Research Institute representative provided "illustrations to be replicated by the teachers in the classroom." See the presentation for details.

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    Criteria for Evaluating Computer-Inclusive Classroom Education Projects Grade 7-Lifelong
    In this paper, we address a vision of the integration of technologies in education that focuses on the integral process of teaching and learning, transcending the dominant technocentrism, describing the challenge and the strong ruptures that this implies....

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    Critical Inquiry in ByDesign Science - 10 Reasons to Like the ByDesign Science Textbooks Grade 1-Grade 8
    Gilkeson describes the ByDesign Science curriculum, stating, “This engaging, rigorous, and developmentally appropriate curriculum nurtures children’s natural curiosity as they explore the wonders of God’s creation through the lens of the...

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    Critical Thinking and Inquiry in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    England explains how teaching based on standards-based curriculums and 21st century skills can help achieve a variety of goals in the classroom. The article then describes methods for helping students become independent thinkers, including three powerful frameworks:...

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    Education in values project Grade 7-Grade 9
    The main focus of the project is to develop a program of values that provides content to a set of values that arise from studying the life of a biblical character. We propose to study the trajectory of Joseph, from his childhood in Canaan, until he became...

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    Engaging Students in Active Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Marshall gives several ideas of how to engage students in active learning, which is student learning that goes beyond simply listening and memorization and involves some action on the part of the student: reading, writing, discussing, problem solving, and...

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    Evaluation by project Grade 10-Lifelong
    Project-based learning is a student-centered teaching model. It develops skills and content-area knowledge through an extended assignment, which promotes student inquiry and authentic demonstration of learning, in products and performance. Project-based learning...

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    Experiential Education and Inquiry Learning Grade 6-Grade 10
    “This article [presents] the case for the importance of providing direct and authentic experiences outside of the classroom for adolescent students in Adventist schools. Research and experience with this age group show that such opportunities afford...

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    Fostering Creative Skills for Students Using Project-Based Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This paper "points out the roles played by instructors and learners to promote creative thinking using project-based learning, and the challenges they encounter." It also "provides the ways learners participate in this process in order to...

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    Importance of Projects in Secondary Education Grade 7-Lifelong
    A form of work that is constantly carried out at the basic education level, and particularly at the secondary level, is to generate in students a taste for scientific work based on daily experiences, through which learning is facilitated and meaningful.

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    Inquiry Teaching in Higher Education - A Critical-Thinking Context Tertiary
    “The purpose of this article is to explore benefits and challenges of an inquiry-based approach within the paradigm of critical thinking in higher education. We have examined the biblical roots of an inquiry approach and will define inquiry and discuss...

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    JAE Editorial: Let's Teach Children to Think! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This JAE editorial argues that we are not educating our students to think. Teachers are teaching their students to rely too heavily upon electronic support. Ganson encourages teachers to empower students by teaching them to rely on their minds, and create...

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    JAE Editorial: An Unchanging Mission in a Changing World Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In recent years, the work world has changed, and many jobs now require workers to be flexible, collaborative, and creative. Unfortunately, education often still emphasizes routine and predictability. Instead, the author argues, schools need to place students...

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    Moral dissonance and growth in moral development - The impact of field experiences in a school of allied health Tertiary
    The purpose of this qualitative research is to examine the impact of a community service requirement and a visit to the Museum of Tolerance on students enrolled in the course Portfolio Practicum I in the School of Allied Health Professions at Loma Linda University....

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    Oral History in the Classroom - Integrating Faith, Learning, and Service Grade 7-Grade 12
    Looking for a way to engage students in history class? An oral-history project can have many benefits. Planning tips, question suggestions, and potential challenges are covered.

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    Perceptions of Problem-based Learning and Attitudes Towards its Adoption Among K-12 Teachers in Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Florida Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: One of the founders of Seventh-day Adventist education, Ellen G. White, advocated learning through practical experiences and critical thinking. In 1997, the Seventh-day Adventist Church recommended problem-based learning (PBL) as a preferred...

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    Project Based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beginning with an overview of project-based learning, this download includes the outline of a Grade 4 Social Studies technology-integrated unit on US geography, lists of webquest and smart board use links for science, social studies and math, and language...

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    Project Based Learning - Project Design Template Grade 3-Grade 12
    Provided at a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this template allows for an organized project design overview.

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    Project Based Learning Essentials Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Are you looking for more student engagement? Would you like to improve learning in the classroom?...Turn average projects into enjoyable, rewarding experiences for both you and your students using real-life problem-solving situations." Resources...

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    Project Based Learning in the Classroom Grade 1-Grade 12
    "In the 21st century workplace and college, success requires more than basic knowledge/skills. Students must be able to take initiative/responsibility, demonstrate confidence, solve problems, work in teams, communicate ideas, and manage themselves more...

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    Project-based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The presentation and resource list from this 2018 NAD convention workshop will teach you "how to engage students in hands-on projects and meet standards without adding to the curriculum." Also provided is a standards...

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    Promoting Inquiry in the Elementary Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Since it is not always possible for students to directly experience the topics they are exploring, “the next best thing is for students to dig into the subject, exploring areas of interest and sharing their findings with their classmates.” In addition...

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    Resources - Adventist Teacher Connect Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Adventist Teacher Connect (ATC) is a free online platform that provides a central connecting point for Adventist teachers." In addition to a connection with other educators, you will find project-based learning opportunities created by Adventist...

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    Robotics - Making an Impact Grade 3-Grade 12
    Presented by the PUC Office of Education (NAD), this PowerPoint shares data from ten years of FIRST® Lego League, Tech Challenge, and Robotics Competition participation. Positive results include an increase in school engagement of participants. In addition,...

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    Scaffolding Critical Thinking Using Inductive Lessons in Science Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation presents four examples of inductive teaching strategies. These lessons use concrete or pictorial materials to scaffold the analytical process as students explore science concepts. Each lesson offers the opportunity...

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    Simulations – A Very Powerful Teaching Strategy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simulations are powerful tools you can use in the classroom. Students experience working collaboratively, role playing, sharing ideas, and creating exciting authentic situations. Students learn how to develop leadership responsibilities and use information...

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    The development of creative thinking, an experience with 5th grade students Grade 8-Tertiary
    The choice of this topic responded to a personal concern about how to help students develop their creativity. Also to know if the creative ability can be developed or if people have it innately. "As long as thoughts exist, words will exist, as long as...

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    The First Thing to Think About is Thinking Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Practical suggestions for improving students' metacognitive skills by teaching them to re-assess their own methods of study and questioning. This article also addresses how help students conceptualize and improve their ability to retain information.

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    Thinkers and Not Mere Reflectors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Across Canada, schools are looking to incorporate inquiry-based learning into their curriculum”, allowing “Adventist schools to return to their roots and the original purpose of Adventist Education.”

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    Using Questions to Drive Inquiry Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Literal questions do have a place in the classroom. But limiting a lesson to these types of questions will not ensure that students think deeply. In this article, [the authors] offer advice about two types of questions that can facilitate students’...

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    Wisconsin Conference Education Fair Handbook Grade 1-Grade 12
    Wondering how to run a Science or Educational Fair? Download the Wisconsin Conference Educational Fair booklet for ideas on how it's done. This 29 page document includes goals and objectives, project categories, requirements, miscellaneous suggestions, a registration...