Narrow Results

2012 Convention Presentations Narrow Results

presentations and handouts shared at the 2012 North American Division Teacher Convention


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    Don’t Just Read Your Bible—Study It! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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...

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    How CIRCLE Links Adventist Educators Preschool-Tertiary
    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.

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    A New Approach to Understanding Behaviors - The Gifts of Essence Kindergarten-Grade 8
    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...

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    A Statistics Activity - What is the Best Predictor for Wins? Grade 11-Tertiary
    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.

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    ABCs, 1,2,3s and PE - Using Physical Activity to Teach Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 6
    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.

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    ABC’s of Leading for the New Principal Preschool-Tertiary
    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...

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    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.

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    Adventist Schools - Communities of Faith Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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...

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    All I do in Kindergarten is Play! Preschool-Kindergarten
    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,...

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    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,...

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    An Adventist Approach to Cognitive Science Kindergarten-Tertiary
    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....

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    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.

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    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,...

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    BirdSleuth - Investigating Evidence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    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,...

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    Blended Learning - Expanding the Classroom Walls Using Edmodo Technology Grade 1-Grade 12
    Edmodo 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.

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    Building Enrollment in the Early Childhood Program Preschool-Kindergarten
    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.

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    Building Relationships Between Homeschooling Families and Church Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    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.

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    Building Your Fundraising Team - Avoiding the Solo Performance Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "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."

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    Celebrating the Writing of Children in the Primary Grades Preschool-Grade 3
    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...

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    Classroom Beekeeping Kindergarten-Grade 8
    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...

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    Classroom Management and Discipline Without Distress Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD presentation focuses on discipline and classroom management strategies that teachers and administrators can use to enhance the growth and development of students. Areas of emphasis include: Establishing a culture of learning; Setting the tone...

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    Classroom Management Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, Martha Havens provides practical tips and tools to help elementary teachers organize and manage their classrooms. View the powerpoint; download the handouts.

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    Creating Innovative Reading and Math Centers Preschool-Grade 4
    These 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session handouts include engaging ideas for math and reading centers where students can practice and apply strategies that have been taught utilizing various methods, games and technology. It also includes a unit which features...

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    Creating the Best Classroom Theme Ever Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD presentation handout inspires teachers to use spiritual themes in their classrooms. It offers easy ways to create a theme that will last throughout the year and throughout your students’ lifetimes.

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    Daily Oral Language Option for the Multi-grade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD session discusses how learning requires a brain-compatible environment that is authentic, safe and relevant. This system incorporates teaching the daily oral language target skills within a multi-grade classroom in a relevant, multi-level context,...

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    Differentiated Instruction Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this NAD Teachers Convention presentation, Martha Havens provides practical tips and tools to help elementary teachers effectively differentiate instruction for learners. View the powerpoint; download the handouts.

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    Discipline - Whose Problem is it Anyway? Preschool-Grade 8
    Discipline is everyone’s problem, beginning with the home, society, and now the school. This 2012 NAD Teacher Convention presentation discusses how to solve the discipline problem in schools and classrooms.

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    Discrepant Events - More Bang, Fewer Bucks! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD convention presentation demonstrates easy, effective, affordable ways to bring your science class to life. Discrepant events (science experiments with unexpected outcomes) help cement scientific concepts for your students. Numerous discrepant...

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    Do They Understand What I Just Taught? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD presentation focuses on formative assessment ideas and techniques to assist teachers in determining if their students understand a developing concept. An assessment technique can cue the instructor to adjust, reteach, or enrich a given lesson...

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    Don’t Waste Your Time on Strategic Planning Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates that developing a brief and useful strategic plan need not be difficult. This seminar identifies the steps that can be taken, building on what your school has already done, to provide a practical...

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    Dual Enrollment for Global Education Grade 11-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD presentation explores some tangible and viable approaches for effective K-16 language articulation toward an enhanced global education through a dual language program offered to worthy juniors/seniors in high schools and academies. The author...

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    ECEC 4MAT Training Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention seminar assists teachers of young children to understand and use the 4MAT Natural Cycle, honor diverse learning preferences, design instruction that is developmentally appropriate, and integrate curriculum for a learning experience...

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    Effective Teaching in a Multi-grade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD presentation explores teaching strategies in a multi-grade classroom. The presentation also contains research-based findings about multi-grade teaching.

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    Elementary Music - Skype and the Laundry Room Studio Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Christiana Rennard, the teacher in a one-room school in Mississippi, didn’t feel confident teaching music. Carol Swinyar, an experienced music educator, lived 239 miles away. Here are the handouts from their 2012 NAD presentation that emerged as a result...

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    Essential Elements of Multi-Component Marketing for K-8 Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation renders practice-tested strategies for increasing enrollment and community support for your elementary school. Learn fun and innovative promotional ideas, including home visitations. Different components of marketing are described that help avoid the common pitfall of focusing on a one-audience segment.

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    Establishing and Improving Fundraising at Your School Preschool-Tertiary
    Interested in creating or expanding your current fundraising efforts? Worried about hidden pitfalls or missteps? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation combines best practice theory and concrete suggestions that allow educational fundraising programs to grow successfully.

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    Fun and Easy Art Lessons for the Lower Grades Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention Kids’ art presentation explores easy and fun ways to teach art to children, even if you don’t think you are artistic! Learn how to incorporate these easy art lessons into your curriculum with very little teacher...

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    Games That Keep Students Going Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Every high school teacher is looking for games and activities that they can use before, during, and after physical education classes. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation has many for you to discover.

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    Geogebra - Powertool for Your Math Classroom Grade 7-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the use of Geogebra, a free internet tool, in the math classroom. Examples from algebra through calculus will be shown, as well as an introduction to the web site with many lesson ideas that have been...

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    Get Wild About Fitness and Health - Integrating Content with Fun! Kindergarten-Grade 5
    In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention handout, discover standards-based comprehensive lessons to teach and reinforce learning while having fun, through demonstrated activities from the Fab 5 Physical Activity Program. See how easy it can be to teach fitness...

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    Handwriting Without Tears - Strategies for Success Preschool-Grade 3
    These 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handouts on handwriting fluency are an essential component of early learning. Strategies are developmentally appropriate and encourage oral language proficiency, fine and gross motor skills. They provide engaging...

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    Help! I Have to Teach Music! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Stuck with giving assignments about dead composers for music? Want to meet curriculum requirements, especially when planning time and resources are at a minimum? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session handout includes numerous music education links and...

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    Helping Young Children Develop Spiritually Preschool-Grade 8
    The early years are critical for the development of a conscience and character. This 2012 Nad Teachers Convetnion presentation demonstrates how to support TAG (Time Alone with God) at a young age, develop a working knowledge of Bible stories, and use lessons...

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    How to Have an A Plus PE Program With or Without a Gymnasium Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Using the NAD curriculum, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is filled with fun and exciting ideas, yearly themes, easy to teach physical, spiritual, social, and mental health-related activities for the elementary classroom teacher as well as the...

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    How to Use Twitter as Your Personal Learning Network Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Have you joined Twitter yet? Twitter is an excellent way to start building your Personal Learning Network (PLN). This 2012 presentation covers the basics of using Twitter as a component of your PLN, and shares some resources and tips for using it to maximize...

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    Human Dignity in the Midst of War Lessons Grade 7-Grade 12
    Help your students become informed global citizens and understand war’s complexities through engaging lessons spanning cultures and time presented at the 2012 NAD teacher convention. Students read and interpret case studies and short stories while listening...

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    Ideas for Organizing a Small Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is excellent if you need to get your small library organized and/or automated. You will find some great ideas on how to do this quickly and easily even if you don’t know how to catalog like a librarian.

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    Inquiring Minds - By Design Grade 7-Lifelong
    At a time when the Biblical creation story is under attack, how should Christians relate to science? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explains how a deeper understanding of scientific inquiry can help us better understand the Creator and think...

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    Integrating Collaborative Web 2.0 Tools into the Curriculum Preschool-Tertiary
    Our students must learn to communicate and collaborate using a variety of digital media and environments. Group collaboration in the classroom can become Web 2.0 collaboration using appropriate tools. Many Web 2.0 links will be available online to view later....

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    Intersections of Math and Literacy - Heuristic Patterns Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Integration between subjects is essential for deep understanding, but what heuristic strategies are available to join math and literacy? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation offers children’s literature options in math and language linked to...

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    Is Summer Over Yet? Getting Students Excited about Learning - and School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides meaningful and relevant learning experiences for students across the disciplines. Inspire students to own their academic journey with an attitude of empowerment.

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    Kindergarten Stepping Stones Lead Teacher Follow-up Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation for Kindergarten Stepping Stones Lead Teachers includes a great PPT overview of booklists, K-2 multigrade P.R.E.P. resources, and sample schedules.

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    Leading from the Heart Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The world values money, power, and status; God values humility, compassion, and transparency. Many leaders’ behavior demonstrates that their values are the world’s. Leading from the heart, as explained in this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation,...

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    Leading Up - Practicing Leadership at Any Level Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates that educators must employ many leadership skills, yet many are not in top or designated power positions. If they are successful, they provide leadership in the truest sense–leadership that...

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    Learning and Teaching Strategies for Foreign Language Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares strategies and methods for second language teaching.

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    Letters and Sounds - Establishing the Foundation for Reading Kindergarten-Grade 3
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides best practice techniques to teach letter sounds and letter formations.This systematic instruction ensures that even our at-risk students master these foundational skills and have a successful start to...

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    Lovin’ the Social Studies Grade 2-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will add some new teaching strategies to your lesson plans based on the National Council for the Social Studies thematic strands. It will provide hands-on, interactive, and easy-to-implement methods to enrich...

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    Making Science Real with Lab Notebooks and Whiteboards Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows how any demonstration or lab activity can be enhanced by having students use lab notebooks to record data and observations. Large white boards can be used as a presentation tool where students are able to...

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    Managing and Organizing the Multigrade Classroom Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation on the well-managed classroom is a teacher's dream. See how students can work with you, not against you, to make learning happen. This model works well for all elementary classrooms and uses techniques that are...

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    Meaningful Reading Assessment with the Use of Running Records Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces and reviews the why and how-to of using running records during reading instruction. This powerful assessment tool is useful in tracking progress and informing your instruction.

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    Mindful Teaching for Brain Compatibility Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Unravel the mystery of subject matter organization so students can learn it more efficiently and effectively. Students who practice being more thoughtful about their schoolwork become more efficient learners and increase their capacity to learn additional...

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    My Collaborative Relationship with my Pastor - or Not? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers' Convention presentation discusses principal-pastor relationships as they relate to mentoring, collaboration, communication, and support. If you are the principal or constituent church pastor of a school, then this session is for you....

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    Pathways Writing Workshop Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation focuses on the Writing Workshop. Learn how to create and implement a plan for including the Pathways Writing Workshop into the classroom.

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    Peace Education - Classroom Management Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation concerns the building of community and belonging in the classroom. It guides teachers toward the promotion of self discipline within the young child so conflict resolution is much easier and the outcome makes...

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    Physical Activity and Academic Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes research regarding physical activity and academic achievement. Discussion includes the impact of physical activity on student attention and behavior. Information on practical ways that teachers can incorporate...

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    Planning your Life for Success Grade 7-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will help you plan your finances so you can live within your income, avoid or get out of debt, make major purchases wisely, minimize stress, and stay financially faithful with God.

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    Practical Applications of Technology Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, see how Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM) can be incorporated to stimulate student interest in related professions and occupations.

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    praiseTime Guitar for Adventist Schools Grade 2-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates how the praiseTime guitar program provides quality guitar instruction to students unable to afford private lessons and an avenue for music instruction for students who do not otherwise enroll in music...

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    Preparing Students for College Science Courses Grade 7-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation joins three science departments from Southern Adventist University in discussing the challenges high school students face when they take introductory science courses and the knowledge and skills we expect them...

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    Presentation on Pathways Resources for Easy Planning - P.R.E.P. Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation on Pathways Resources for Easy Planning (P.R.E.P.) is a multi-grade tool for grades 1-8, prepared to meet the needs of educators teaching more than one grade. While the PREP helps the multi-grade teacher, it may...

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    Putting the SUPER in Supervision Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation describes the clinical evaluation assessment tool designed to assist educational professionals in assessing their current perceived skill sets. Learn how it can help growth and development management planning for...

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    REACH - Gain Strategies for Working with Your Struggling Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is designed to help teachers walk through the REACH process, from determining the characteristics of students with learning needs to learning what strategies, accommodations, and resources are available to help...

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    Read Aloud - Why It Can Change You and Your Classroom 0-2 years-Grade 8
    Reading aloud to your students will change their lives in ways that seem too incredible to be real. Based on Mem Fox’s Reading Magic, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation challenges teachers to make this part of their classroom routine and...

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    Reading Like Writers - Writing for Readers Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows how early readers use reading purposefully. See the process and the product of a shared reading/writing experience. There are also ideas for creating shared reading and writing products based on Pathways...

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    Ready, Set, Go! Strategies for Pre-K Readiness, Literacy, and Math Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session handout provides strategies to assess readiness for Kindergarten literacy and math, activities to develop pencil grip, letter/number recognition, name-writing, vocabulary, phonological awareness, counting, shapes,...

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    Really Reading from A to Z Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation helps you find ways to obtain the best bang for your Learning A-Z Membership bucks. Four teachers show how they have successfully used Reading A-Z and Raz-Kids with their students.

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    Releasing the Power of the Equipped Small School Principal Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation describes a platform from which a small school principal can be successful in a rural, urban, small or large school setting. Balance a sound spiritual atmosphere with the caliber of dynamic academic and community...

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    Safety Issues in K-12 Science Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation notes key safety issues for science teachers in K-12 classrooms and how to solve them. Sources for safety information are included.

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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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    Servant Leadership and Principalship Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 Teachers Convention presentation will provide a brief overview of leadership theories, biblical basis for servant leadership, and Spears 10 characteristics of servant leadership. Additionally, it will provide a practical guide and application for...

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    Seven Keys that Inspire Success in Common Core Writing Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Increasing writing proficiency requires targeted lessons that meet the Common Core requirements. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates how practical strategies and Common Core lessons create a high-success atmosphere that improves the...

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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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    Social Networking - Social Media Goes to School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teacher Convention presentation helps educators with social media etiquette for students and guidelines for educators using social networking sites.

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    Stimulating the Spiritual, Moral, and Faith Development of Children and Adolescents 0-2 years-Grade 12
    Spiritual development does not simply happen; it has to be stimulated, taught, and modeled. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is based on research, best practices and theoretical concepts.

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    Teacher Evaluations - One Size does not Fit All Preschool-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the differences teachers have regarding evaluation needs. The same standard form-driven evaluation used for all teachers rarely encourages teacher growth. Learn some strategies to differentiate the practice...

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    Teaching Bible - What We’re Afraid of Because We Don’t Know Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Our schools have been raised for the study of the Bible, but we are afraid because we don't know how to study for ourselves. Empower yourself with methods to study deeper through this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation. Then, train your students...

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    Teaching Children the Gospel with the 5Cs of Christianity Preschool-Grade 2
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows how to learn the gospel and present it to someone else in less than a minute. This is then expanded to Scripture memory, fun ways to actively remember, and expand to the 5Ss of Adventist faith.

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    Teaching French as a Second Language Using Pathways to French Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes a program which has been created to help teachers who teach French as a second language in a multi-grade class, but are not bilingual themselves. The goal is to help teachers foster in their students...

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    Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares the top ten characteristics that help teachers better understand the hearts and minds of children with autism. It is based on Ellen Notbohm’s book, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You...

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    That’s My Story - Sharing Your Journey with Your Students Preschool-Grade 12
    We all have stories. Sharing them with our students shows that God works in real lives today, not just in past eras, faraway places or fictional tales. This handout from the 2012 NAD Teachers Convention by teacher and writer Rita Barrett provides inspiration...

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    The American Civil War - Humanitarian Acts and Rules of War Grade 7-Grade 12
    Tis 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows you how to connect American history to contemporary laws and develop your students into caring, global citizens. Lessons highlight the development of humanitarian standards to protect wounded and sick soldiers,...

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    The Bible, Anthropology, and the Ancient Caveman Grade 6-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout discusses that evolution is a hoax and Christ is coming soon! God created man in His image, yet there are bones that show evidence of manlike beasts. There is a plausible explanation for caveman! There...

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    The Bully-Free Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Kick off your school year with this six week jump start bully-free program presented at the 2012 NAD Teachers Convention. Your students will learn strategies for handling a bully, how to be a supportive by-stander, and all this in the Christian frame work...

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    The Class Clown - Using Humor in the Language Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates how you can use humor to increase interest, energy and proficiency in your classroom while giving your students the skills they need to be funny in their new language. Learn from a Spanish teacher...

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    The Culturally Sensitive Classroom Preschool-Lifelong
    In today's highly diverse world, understanding how various cultural groups within our organization's environment function, think and act is highly significant for leadership success. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation alerts the participant to...

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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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    The Emerging Face of Special Students - Strategies for Success in School Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation utilizes current curricular models to meet the needs of Autistic students and/or students classified with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This session gives strategies and materials to work with and better understand...

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    The Power of Listening for Principals Preschool-Lifelong
    Listening is often misunderstood and rarely taught. School leaders know listening is important, but many are unable to use it to their advantage. Many fail to incorporate listening as a strategy to serve their students and enhance their career. This 2012 NAD...

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    The Principal - the Keystone of the School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    According to research (Pierce, 2000), the principal is the keystone of the school. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session defines and explores the role, job description, and expectations associated with the Adventist principal in small, elementary, junior...

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    The Renaissance Network Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation discusses an initiative of the Alumni Awards Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve Adventist K-12 education in North America. The Renaissance Network is an initiative that improves the level of excellence in schools by providing leadership, resources and training.

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    The Role of the Holy Spirit in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation considers the work of the Holy Spirit in the school system ordained (set apart for a holy purpose) by God. The presentation focuses on the role of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Adventist educators and how they...

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    The Value of Career Guidance Grade 7-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes research findings relating to the need for and delivery of career guidance to academy students in the Southern Union.

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    Thinking About Retirement? Part A and B Tertiary-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is designed for those approaching retirement from the denominational retirement plans. The in-depth pre-retirement syllabus for the Adventist employee includes Introduction to Retirement Issues; The Financial...

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    Three Reasons Why Your Mathematics Students Should Do WebWork Grade 5-Tertiary
    Would you like to assign more effective homework? This 2012 NAD Teacher's Convention presentation shows how WeBWorK delivers individualized assignments with instantaneous feedback. Spending too much time grading? WeBWorK scores assignments automatically. Are...

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    To the Seafloor in a Cardboard Box! Teaching through Simulations Grade 7-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows that simulations are powerful teaching devices that can activate all learning domains and integrate content areas through very active learning. See the model, a simulation the author developed with his academy...

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    Tools for a Successful First Year of Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is full of practical ideas to implement in your classroom. You will find help on organization skills; relationships with students, parents, teachers and supervisors; and classroom management.

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    Trust as a Critical Success Factor in Educational Organizations Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares research literature which suggests that trust components of benevolence, competence, reliability and transparency are critical success factors in education leadership.

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    Understanding Suicide - Warning Signs, Prevention, and Coping with Loss Grade 5-Lifelong
    Suicide is an ever-increasing option for students in pain. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention seminar includes information about loss by suicide from both a personal and school perspective. An...

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    Using Constructive Feedback and Questioning Strategies to Increase Student Learning Grade 1-Grade 8
    Constructive feedback and questioning strategies have substantial positive impacts on student learning and motivation. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout provides an overview of formative assessment concepts and strategies.

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    Using the Growing Disciples Inventory to Assess Christian Spiritual Development Grade 6-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces the Growing Disciples Inventory (GDI) as a self-assessment of Christian spiritual development, freely available to Adventist schools through growingfuitfuldisciples.com/gdi....

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    Ways to Use the Visual Valet Model and Biblical Integration Lesson Template Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Consider using the Visual Valet model and biblical integration lesson plan template as practical tools to intentionally teach from a Christian worldview. This NAD Teachers Convention presentation connects you to easy-to-understand resources. The handout includes...

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    What We Can Learn from Video Games - Classroom Application Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will help teachers understand how game players develop effective social practices and skills in navigating complex systems, and how those skills can support learning in other complex domains.

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    Where Are All the Children Gone? Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation speaks about enrollment in Adventist schools in North America, which has been on a precipitous slide for the past 30 plus years, despite the fact that church membership has gone up by 70% during that same period...

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    Why Principals Stay Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The findings of the lived experiences of the principals in the study "Narratives of Longevity from the Perspective of Seventh-day Adventist School Administrators" are shared in this informative 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation.

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    Work - Life Balance for the Principal Preschool-Grade 12
    For principals struggling to maintain balance between their personal and professional lives, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides research and proven strategies for principals seeking this work/life balance.

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    Working with Wikipedia Grade 7-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout uses a high-stakes writing task and our favorite Internet source to increase student engagement in your classroom. Writing Wikipedia articles connects students with a real audience and demands attention...

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    Write Now! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation answers questions such as how you help strugglers as well as high-achievers reach new heights in their writing.

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    Writing Workshop Mini-Lessons—the Easy Way to Teach Writing! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation previews the Writing Toolkit, a collection of ready-to-use mini-lessons to help teachers provide instruction in Writing Workshops. This tool is part of the Pathways Language Arts curriculum. Whether or not you...

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    Your Fundraising Toolbox - What are the tools and how do I use them? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session explains all the fundraising tools available to Adventist schools in North America, how to determine which ones are right for your school, and how to become proficient in the tools of your choice.

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    You’ve Got to Move to Learn Preschool-Grade 2
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the importance of movement to enhance learning and prevent many behavioral issues. Many practical ideas and strategies to use with your children are included.