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    A New SLANT on Learning Grade 1-Grade 12
    This one page NAD Teachers Convention 2006 handout visually illustrates five key postures or behaviors that will always enhance learning. The acronym, SLANT, stand for: Sit up. Lean forward. Ask questions. Nod your head. Talk to your teacher. Ready to display...

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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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    American History Alive! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue suggests ideas for bringing American history to life. History classes should create memories, include both content and skills, help students discover unique perspectives on Adventism,...

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    Apply the Book Education in the 21st Century Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can we apply the principles found in the book Education today? And what does a school look like that did this? This presentation will show a process to convert an Adventist school into an Education education. It will also show actual artifacts...

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    Axtell Expressions Preschool-Grade 12
    Puppets and props for Christian educators. Steve Axtell has created puppets for Big Idea's VeggieTales, as well as many video productions including the Donut Man, and Prayer Bear with Steve Green. Visit this site to find unforgettable, top-quality puppets,...

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    Birth Order and Understanding Classroom Behavior Preschool-Grade 12
    How does the order we arrive in a family influence our behavior, personality and decisions? What part does it play in how our students learn? Download this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation and handout to learn why one classroom management method doesn't...

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    Communicating Through Questions Grade 1-Lifelong
    Studies show many elementary and secondary teachers ask questions of their students that demand the lowest level of cognitive thinking. This article suggests three ways of using questions to enhance learning and to achieve better communication among students:...

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    Competency-based education Grade 10-Tertiary
    Competencies tend to convey the meaning of what the person is capable of or competent to perform, the degree of preparation, sufficiency or responsibility for certain tasks. It tries to follow an integrative approach, considering capabilities as a dynamic...

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    Coronavirus Resources - Southwestern Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Presented in a blog format, Southwestern Union Conference offers helpful responses to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Resources include virtual learning strategies, a handwashing WebQuest, and how to use outdoor learning spaces.

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    Educating Academy Students for Multicultural Society Grade 9-Grade 12
    What can a school and its faculty do to create an atmosphere that goes beyond tolerance to acceptance and close fellowship among different races and cultures? It requires careful planning by administration and faculty, a philosophy that all have been created...

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    Education Resources - Southeastern California Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Southeastern California Conference Office of Education's resource page includes codes and policies, curriculum links, health and safety resources and more.

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    Hands-on Social Studies for the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue suggests steps and activities to help multigrade teachers organize their time and make social studies exciting for elementary students. Teachers should make a yearly plan and outline...

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    Importance of Play Preschool-Grade 8
    What is the role of play in education? Ken Corkum discusses how play can be a vehicle toward teaching necessary social and spiritual lessons. Subject headings in this article include: Play is the child's first experience; Interruptions to play; Pleasure in...

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    Kevin's Airplanes - Tips on Running a Fine Arts Festival Grade 7-Grade 12
    Do you have a venue by which Kevin's airplane building skills and Kathy's artistic abilities can be challenged and appreciated? Learn how Ontario Conference sponsored a Fine Arts Festival to challenge children who are artistically inclined. Includes clear...

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    Learning Consoles - Classroom Management Technique Kindergarten-Grade 9
    To combat restlessness, Cardwell suggests making several work stations available where students can stand instead of sitting at a desk to do assignments/projects. This may help ADD students in particular.

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    Motivating Math Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special math issue suggests techniques and activities for motivating math students. Most of the activities apply to the upper grades. The activities and methods concentrate on decimals, fractions, percentages, and metrics. Resources...

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    Puppets in School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Onardo Ortega shares some uses of puppets in the classroom.

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    Quantitative Research Model Grade 8-Lifelong
    The students of the public schools in the towns do not currently use the different tools that are referred to complement a good study. The objective of this study is to determine how much the students of the eleventh grade of the public school Juana Arias...

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    Research Methods and Techniques II Grade 9-Tertiary
    With the development of this second course, we intend to curb the conception that scientific research (which involves methods and techniques) is a single process developed at different levels.

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    Sharing Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    CIRCLE, the Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators, connects those who have resources with those who need them anytime, anywhere. Sponsored by the North American Division (NAD) and General Conference Department of Education, it...

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    Speed Reading Techniques Grade 1-Grade 12
    Reading is an activity to which we dedicate a large part of our most productive hours. Work, study and all forms of intellectual satisfaction revolve around reading, which will undoubtedly be setting the limits of expectations in each case.

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    Teaching Materials Center, Southern University Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Designed to foster imaginative teaching, the Teaching Materials Center (TMC) is open to all teachers, homeschooling parents, and other adults from the community, in addition to Southern Adventist University students, faculty, and staff. A community membership...

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    Techniques for the elaboration of questions Grade 1-Tertiary
    It is very important for teachers to avoid ineffective patterns of asking questions such as the one just described, because the process of developing questions has always been critical crucial to classroom teaching. Several educators have established the...

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    Technology for Elementary Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special technology and education issue discusses the importance of technology education in elementary school.

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    The Effects of Visual Learning - Now I See It Teaching Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation reviews the current research and literature supporting the model of multi-sensory teaching, with a special emphasis on visual and hands-on experiences. Teaching various subjects employing the use of puppetry,...

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    Totally Tots Blog Preschool-Grade 3
    While this blog is named to focus on early childhood education, it includes sections that teachers can use for all elementary classrooms. Sign up for an e-mail notice to get weekly ideas, or check out the “Crafty Corner” or “Simply Made”...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Toronto Campus News Grade 3-Grade 8
    Looking for an authentic cross-curriculum project to encourage holistic development and incorporate 21st century skills? This teacher’s idea to have her class produce the campus news also provides an opportunity for students to share their faith.

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    Up a Tree or in the Mud - How Nature-Based Free Play Contributes to the Wellbeing of Children Preschool-Grade 8
    Many children live very managed, structured and risk-free lives. Consequently, they are not necessarily developing "confidence and resilience that transfer to new situations." In contrast, time outdoors engaging in exploration and free play grows...