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resources for mentors and mentees linked to Adventist education, and for networking and collaborating for educational purposes


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    Adventist Professionals' Network Lifelong
    Have you registered yet? The Adventist Professionals' Network (APN) is a global registry of Seventh-day Adventist professionals in any field. Housed at the world headquarters of the Church, APN will help locate candidates for positions, consultants with expertise,...

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    A formal mentoring program and its relationship to academic success and retention rates of first-time freshman college students at Walla Walla University Tertiary
    Problem: For almost 160 years, researchers have studied freshman college students because attrition is heaviest during the first year. At Walla Walla University, statistics have shown that approximately 30% of each incoming freshman class will not return...

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    A Heart For Service - Why Walla Walla University Implemented a Mentor Program Kindergarten
    Lang shows the importance of having a mentoring program at a university campus. Walla Walla Universities program is described in the article.

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    Adventist Education Forum Preschool-Lifelong
    Discuss ideas, share tips, ask questions, and learn more from other Seventh-day Adventist educators through Adventist Edforum, in three ways: Edforum Blog, Edforum...

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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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    Adventist Virtual Learning Laboratory Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist Virtual Learning Laboratory, which began as a grassroots project, now connects the world and provides "exemplary Adventist education for anyone, anytime, anywhere." This article traces the history, discusses the development, and explores the vision of AVLL, now known as AVLN.

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    An investigation into the mentoring of beginning professors in a private Philippines University Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to assess the level of need and perceptions of beginning professors to mentoring as a means for providing support and professional development and Clifford University, a private, religious institution in the Philippines. A...

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    Coaching Teachers to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes handouts to facilitate an understanding of the balanced literacy approach, building professional learning communities, and developing coaching and mentoring skills.

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    Coaching vs. Professing - Which Kind of Teacher are You? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Robert D. Boram discusses the advantages and disadvantages of two kinds of teaching: coaching and professing. Professing means lecturing, focusing on the teacher and content. Coaching means teaching for mastery, focusing on the student (as apprentices). Mastery...

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    Collaboration - An Alternative for Mentoring New Faculty Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The primary goal of the mentoring relationship is to nurture the professional development of the new teacher." This article discusses the role of the mentor, barriers to faculty collaboration and ways to overcome them.

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    Descriptive case studies of the socialization and acculturation of two mentored first-year elementary teachers within the Seventh-day Adventist school system Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Problem. A qualitative design was employed in this study to: (1) investigate the experiences and perceptions of two first-year elementary teachers within the Seventh-day Adventist educational system, (2) gain a better understanding of new teachers'...

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    Developing a Culture of Learning by Making Thinking Visible Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "A professional learning culture allows for all people in the organisation to be afforded the opportunity to build capacity. Such a culture relies upon balancing both a collective and an individual approach to work."

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    Discipleship - The Reinventing of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary
    After a student came seeking personal advice, the author was faced with questions about the purpose of Adventist higher education. Jesus' ministry emphasized [i] transformation [i] over [i] information [i]. According to Ellen White, the purpose of education...

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    Do Adventist Teachers Feel Valued? Research on Faculty in Adventist Colleges and Universities Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the process, results and implications of the Professional Recognition of Adventist Educators Survey (PRAES) commissioned by the NAD as requested by the Project Affirmation Subcommittee on Quality Education and Valued Educators. Indices...

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    Experience Helps! Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lloyd Robinson reflects on the importance of having a good support system as a beginning teacher.

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    Exploring Spirituality in the Teacher-Leadership Role of Mentoring Through Collaborative Action Research Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Colleague mentorship can transform teachers’ practice and the school culture. “This paper reports on a collaborative action research project exploring spirituality in teacher-leadership through the life-world of a New Zealand Christian school principal.”

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    Faculty Commons Tertiary-Lifelong
    A ministry of Cru (previously Campus Crusade for Christ), Faculty Commons wants to "help you bring the resources of the university (fellow faculty, grad students, students, and ideas) to the world for the advance...

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    Find a Mentor - Be a Mentor! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Stevens shares her experience as a first time teacher and the help she received from another teacher who had been teaching longer. She goes on to state the importance of finding a mentor and also being a mentor to those who are new.

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    Good Teachers are Forever Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Like diamonds, good teachers are forever--their influence shaping the lives of students beyond the initial classroom experience. Nilton Amorim shares his memories of one such effective teacher, and calls for more mentoring of younger teachers.

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    Hand in Hand Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shows how a voluntary class for academic credit in mentorship matches students with members from the church who have similar spiritual gifts, thereby integrating them into church fellowship. It lists the program goals, objectives, how they got...

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    Influential Educators Tertiary-Lifelong
    Chant shares several stories of influential educators that he has worked with over the years.

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    Is Spiritual Mentoring a Biblical Idea? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Spiritual mentors are extremely important in our spiritual development. And Biblical. The word mentor is not in the Bible; but the concept is written all over the New Testament in the ministry of Jesus and of the apostles, as well as in instructions for the...

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    JAE Editorial: An Old Friend in a New Country Tertiary-Lifelong
    Articles in this issue include: Philosophy and Christian Education: A Road to Despair or a Highway to Understanding? Building Resilient...

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    JAE Editorial: The Journal Needs YOU Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What sorts of articles appeal to you? In this editorial, the Journal of Adventist Education outlines its mission as the only publication that integrates faith and learning from a Seventh-day Adventist Christian perspective. The journal seeks to provide relevant...

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    JAE Editorial: The Teacher's Role in Student Resiliency Tertiary
    This editorial from the JAE special on higher education looks at how the presence of caring adults in the life of a young person contributes to resiliency. Articles in this issue include: Providing...

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    Mentoring for Impact Grade 9-Grade 12
    "School based mentoring (SBM) is an increasingly popular component of pastoral care programs in Australian secondary schools. Concurrent with growing consensus over the benefits of SBM, there is increasing recognition that the benefits of SBM can be maximised...

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    Mentoring New Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the special JAE issue on staff development discusses mentoring. Two actual cases of mentoring are discussed throughout the article. Superintendents and administrators must provide training for mentors and pre-service educators who deal with...

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    Mentoring the Beginning Teacher Kindergarten
    This article outlines why mentoring beginning teachers is worth prioritizing, mentor's responsibilities, how to build effective mentor-mentee relationships, how to select and prepare the mentor teacher, and the role conference office of education administrators...

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    Neighborhood: A Multicultural Simulation Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this article, the authors provide an example of how a social studies interactive simulation can provide opportunities for pre-service teachers, master teachers, parents, and students to collaborate in teaching cooperative learning skills. A simulation allows...

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    Nonclassroom Teacher-Student Association in Seventh-day Adventist Academies in the Northern and Central California Conferences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Nonclassroom teacher-student relationships were studied in the secondary-school setting with regard to their occurrence; their perceived value, adequacy, and effects; their preferred forms or types; and the perceived barriers to teacher-student...

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    Out of the Ivory Tower Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Technology needs in the K-12 sector can be met through partnering with universities and utilizing their available resources. Professors and lab assistants can provide time and training for teachers; technology students can develop resource materials and design web pages as class projects.

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    Principal Mentoring Fact Sheet Tertiary-Lifelong
    Janet Ledesma explains the NAD principal mentoring initiative and how to participate.

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    Professional Learning Communities Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Professional learning communities are one way to help teachers enhance student learning. Through professional learning communities, new ideas and instructional ideals can be embraced and evaluated in non-threatening ways."

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    Profile 6: Staff Development Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Teacher-Study Groups, first established on a voluntary basis, has become an integral part of staff development in the Carolina Conference. Teams of three to six teachers meet regularly to discuss and try innovation methods of improving instruction. These teams...

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    Relationship of design style and type of online course tutoring to self-perceived metacognitive regulation of learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    The present research sought to determine whether the presentation of materials and the type of tutoring modifies the perception of students' self-perceived metacognitive regulation and how the level of previous computer skills and age affect this perception...

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    Research Mentoring of Students in Christian Higher Education Tertiary
    "Mentoring of graduate students is an important part of developing their research skills and habits, and can affect how and whether they do research in the future. This qualitative study examines research students’ preferences for mentoring qualities...

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    Staying on Task - A Primer for New Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cousins discusses tips for new teachers. The tips included are: Adopt a mentor. Foster a personal relationship with God. Invest quality time in strategic planning. Empower your students to take ownership of their learning. Continue to read and to practice...

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    Teacher Education and Schools: A Symbiotic Partnership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A partnership between teacher education programs and elementary and secondary schools improves the teaching environment for teachers and administrators in both the private and public sector. Collaborating with teacher education programs provides an opportunity...

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    Teacher Isolation: Loneliness in the Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares research findings on Teacher Isolation and identifies and explains three types: "Egg-crate", Psychological and, Adaptive Isolation; it shares findings from a study commissioned by the NAD Office of Education. It presents eight...

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    The Benefits of Effective Coaching for Principals and Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider coaching as a means to strengthen school leadership and enhance teacher effectiveness. Through this method, a principal can use coaching as a way to “participate fully in the professional lives of teachers and to guide them in discovering their...

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    The Effects of Web Design Style and Tutoring Type on Self-perceived Metacognitive Regulation of Learning in Online Courses Tertiary
    The present research investigates how the presentation of materials and the type of tutoring modify the perception of students' self-perceived metacognitive regulation and how the level of previous computer skills and age affect this perception when participating...

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    The Friendship Factor Grade 4-Tertiary
    As chaplains we employ many tools to effect life transformation through the working of the Holy Spirit, but overlook the powerful tool of friendship with our students; friendship has the power to facilitate decisions that form the foundation for lifelong...

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    The Heart of Mentoring Tertiary-Lifelong
    Author David Stoddard has discovered that in mentoring, giving often involves receiving, and receiving involves giving. By sharing your life with others, you will help them develop their values and priorities - not with a rigid formula or agenda, but in the...

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    The Teacher Track on Facebook Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Want a quick idea for your classroom? Here you will find snapshots and great ideas from Adventist classrooms visited by Sandra Doran, Associate Superintendent of the Florida Conference. Be sure to 'like' the page if you want to receive the new ideas as they are posted. You’ll find all elementary grade levels included.

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    You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    After years teaching in a small school environment, Janice Harford moved to a larger school. She shares her experiences adjusting to the new environment, and credits her success to a supportive group of colleagues.