Don’t Just Read Your Bible—Study It!
This is a 2012 NAD convention presentation on Bible study. We all believe that Bible study is a necessity for spiritual growth, but no one teaches us how to do it. In this breakout you’ll learn at least 10 different ways to make the Scriptures come alive...
How CIRCLE Links Adventist Educators
How does CIRCLE, the google of Adventist education, work? Learn about honorariums for teachers, parent inspiration, and other new services in the NAD Teachers Convention presentation.
A New Approach to Understanding Behaviors - The Gifts of Essence
Become aware of each student’s giftedness to understand their behavior. This 2012 NAD presentation handout is a revolutionary approach to help our students understand themselves and how we all fit in the body of Christ. Learn how to identify the Seven...
A Statistics Activity - What is the Best Predictor for Wins?
This 2012 NAD session is a statistics activity centered around baseball and how to best predict wins. The activity is designed as a unit capstone project that combines bivariate data analysis with the excitement of the World Series.
ABCs, 1,2,3s and PE - Using Physical Activity to Teach Curriculum
This NAD session highlights current research linking physical fitness to academic performance in youth. Morgan demonstrates how core curricular topics can be taught to K-4 elementary students using movement activities in a kinesthetic learning style.
ABC’s of Leading for the New Principal
This 2012 NAD presentation session introduced induction and preparedness strategies for the new principal. If you are an entry level school administrator, or are returning to school administration, then this session is for you! Join us for an engaging session...
Adventist Robotic League (ARL)—In the Classroom and Beyond
Grade 4-Grade 8
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation documents the values and challenges of joining the Adventist Robotic League. Robots are all around us and our students are fascinated with how they work and what they can do.
Adventist Schools - Communities of Faith
Adventist schools are viewed as communities of faith in which every aspect contributes to the ultimate goal of Christian education – comprehensive restoration. This thoroughly biblical, Christ-centered model offers an integrated framework for Christian...
All I do in Kindergarten is Play!
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares a thematic approach that makes the transition from home to classroom a significant and enjoyable developmental learning experience. It includes a pictorial presentation of a vibrant classroom, displays,...
Alternative High School PE Options: Mountain Biking and Olympic Games
Grade 4-Grade 9
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout discusses the value of teaching mountain biking as a lifetime activity. Topics cover fundraising and equipment considerations, unit design and ideas, trail design and maintenance, and safety concerns,...
An Adventist Approach to Cognitive Science
Cognitive science, the study of the mind, brain, and thinking, is the basis for evidence-based teaching practices. However, popularization of cognitive science can sometimes introduce ideas that hamper student learning and undermine Adventist educational philosophy....
Aspiring Actors and Authors - Classroom Productions Without all the Drama
Grade 1-Grade 8
This 2012 NAD Teacher Convention presentation shares ways to use drama and student writing in the classroom to create meaningful learning experiences. Specific examples of powerful student presentations to parents are included.
AVID – Advance Via Individual Determination
Grade 4-Grade 12
As presented at the 2012 NAD convention, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)is a college readiness system that is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance. The AVID College Readiness System (ACRS) accelerates student learning,...
BirdSleuth - Investigating Evidence
Need help with student inquiry? Cornell Lab of Ornithology created this free online BirdSleuth module to help! The module includes lesson plans, journal pages, and online resources that will help your students ask scientific questions, craft and test hypotheses,...
Blended Learning - Expanding the Classroom Walls Using Edmodo Technology
Grade 1-Grade 12
provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications. This 2012 NAD presentation and handout provides practical lessons on how to use the Edmodo platform to provide blended learning across the curriculum.
Building Enrollment in the Early Childhood Program
Enrollment is the life blood of an early childhood program. These 2012 NAD presentation handouts include a call log for prospective parents, census sheets, classroom evaluation forms, and a parent preschool evaulation form.
Building Relationships Between Homeschooling Families and Church Schools
As more parents choose to educate their children at home, church school educators are faced with questions of how to support these families. This 2012 NAD presentation examines the questions and dilemmas of homeschoolers and teachers, and real-life solutions that have been explored in various communities.
Building Your Fundraising Team - Avoiding the Solo Performance
"It’s vital to develop a functional and professional team of volunteers, board members, colleagues, and others who participate in the fundraising process. This 2012 NAD session PPT and handout provides suggestions and materials for building a successful fundraising team."
Celebrating the Writing of Children in the Primary Grades
Publishing and sharing the writing of young children often appears difficult and overwhelming to the busy teacher. This 2012 NAD presentation shares secrets for celebrating the writing accomplishments of young students. There are samples of simple classroom...
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout shows how beekeeping could add excitement to your classroom, opening a window to the hidden world of the honeybee. Observation beehives allow students to observe the industrious work and life cycle of...