Narrow Results

2018 Convention Presentations Narrow Results

presentations and handouts shared at the 2018 North American Division Teacher Convention


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    20 Tools for Significant Learning and Student Engagement Preschool-Grade 12
    Topics at this 2018 NAD convention workshop included "learning how to learn, caring, human dimension, integration, application, and foundational knowledge." Once viewing the presention, click on the first page's link for the handout and additional...

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    A Million Dollars for Your School - The Basics to School Development Preschool-Grade 12
    Sponsored by Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI), this 2018 NAD breakout session was designed to "give practical ways to increase the financial support for the educational mission God has given your school." See the slides for details.

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    A Personalized Daily Five - Teaching Small Groups of Math & Language Arts in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 1-Grade 8
    The presentation and handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session will show you how to implement a personalized Daily Five routine in your multi-grade classroom.

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    ABIDE - A Spiritual Master Plan for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This Spiritual Master Plan Guide is not just about events or a Bible curriculum, but rather seeks to show how a wholistic approach to everything we do can make all the difference to the spiritual lives of those in our school community." The principal...

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    ADD and Anxiety - Strategies for School Success Preschool-Grade 12
    "A rising number of students are experiencing anxiety in their personal lives and at school. Coupling symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) to anxiety makes school even more difficult for these students." See the presentation of this 2018...

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    Adding Music and Taste to Fractions Grade 1-Grade 8
    This detailed presentation and accompanying activity from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session covers activities such as "paper folding, making fraction musical tubes, and a process-oriented activity, 'Fraction Breakfast," which can be used to...

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    Adventist Education Videos Preschool-Grade 12
    Browse hundreds of free presentations and webinars on a variety of topics, all provided by the North American Division Office of Education on their Vimeo channel.

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    Advising Early College Credit Grade 9-Tertiary
    Intended for registrars, this 2018 NAD convention breakout session covered questions such as "how much is too much? How much high school credit should we award per college credit? Is online or on-campus better? Who is paying - parents or schools? How...

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    APLE High School Program Packet - Griggs International Academy Grade 9-Grade 12
    Provided at a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this packet explains how Griggs International Academy supports NAD schools by offering the Accredited Program for Learning Environments (APLE). Students take courses through APLE while being present at their...

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    Assessing the Service Advantage! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How can your school stand out against the competition? Two constants in providing education are the actual education received and the teacher, but what helps your school stand out is the facilitating services, services you offer that others don't."...

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    Best Practices - Understanding Challenges in Learning Math Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Many students experience math anxiety. Educators can unintentionally contribute to this with their own negative attitudes towards mathematics. This presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session focuses on the "prevalence, causes, and best practices...

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    Best Practices to Impact Student Outcomes Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Presented by the Big Ideas Math VP and author, this 2018 NAD convention breakout session shared "how to make sure students are able to go from surface knowledge to deep knowledge and be able to transfer that knowledge." The file includes samples...

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    Best-Practice Strategies to Use with Secondary ELL in Content Areas Grade 9-Grade 12
    With this 2018 NAD convention breakout session presentation, "learn how to effectively modify instruction, page, and materials in content classes for English Language Learners. Ensure that English Language Learners have a full opportunity to master essential...

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    Beyond the Curriculum - Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Action Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop "investigate[d] and analyze[d] the construct of culturally responsive pedagogy. [Participants] explore[d] how CRP is defined and how these definitions are enacted in classrooms, schools, communities, and society."...

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    Biography Tea - What to Do with an Idea Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A Google Drive folder contains the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, as well as various additional resources which will help you "create iconic programs to market your school. Explore how to use your creative ideas to stabilize and...

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    Boardmanship 101 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is your school under managed and over led? In this 2018 NAD convention presentation, "discover the difference between managing and leading. What is the board's role in school improvement? Learn an alternative manner in presenting the fiscal health of...

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    Brain Breaks in the Target Language - Re-energize without Using English! Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session showed attendees "how to use [brain breaks] to boost use of the target language, motivate students and build community." See the presentation for information and sample brain breaks for use in your classroom,...

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    Breaking Down Walls - Overcoming the Racial Barrier in Faith-based Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants in this 2018 NAD convention breakout session examined "what administrators/educators can do to overcome the barriers that limit effective classroom instruction and what they can do to develop more authentic cross-cultural relationships with...

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    Build Integrated Christ-Centered Units that STREAM Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This breakout session handout from the 2018 NAD convention provides the STR(3)EAMS Framework. Learn how to provide your students with "the benefits of faith-based units, STEM, flipped learning, brain-based learning, hands-on learning, and literacy theory....

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    Building a Strong Middle School Choir Grade 6-Grade 8
    The summary of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session covers the following topics: what to do for you, what to do for your kids, the next level - empower your kids, and repertoire and presentation.

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    Building a Successful Choral Program Grade 5-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, find "strategies to develop a strong and inspiring choral program that promotes musical growth, discipline, community engagement, and a strong value in the arts."

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    Building Community and Proficiency in the Language Classroom through Co-created Stories Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn three low-prep techniques that spark student creativity while building second language proficiency. Use 'card talk' on Day 1 at any level, to get to know each other through the...

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    Building STEMthusiasm Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop focused on "helping teachers develop a school-wide STEM program designed to involve all students in STEM related activities." The accompanying materials include an introduction to STEM education, a STEM thematic...

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    Bullying in Adventist Schools - The Adventist Heritage Skit Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention "seminar offer[ed] teachers resources to help prevent bullying in their schools." The presenters have provided a skit and two related coloring pages: #1,...

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    Business Office Best Practices Preschool-Tertiary
    Read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, in which attendees learned 'best practices' applicable to business offices of all sizes of schools, including "10 things that can drastically improve the efficiency and success of your...

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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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    ByDesign Science for the Multi-grade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop was "designed to help teachers in multi-grade classrooms better utilize the By Design Science program and take advantage of the many inquiry science opportunities available in the program that fit well with the multi-grade...

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    Choose Kindness - A K-12 Anti-Bullying Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session described a school's campaign to created a "school-wide, Christ-like environment based on 'choosing kindness' instead of 'anti-bullying.'" They have made their curriculum freely available, including their...

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    Choral Conducting Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These materials from a 2018 NAD convention workshop include choral conducting techniques and principles, ways to encourage healthy vocal practices in your choir, and other general tips.

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    Christ-centered Bullying Prevention - Using Biblical Practices for Creating a Kinder Culture Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention workshop learned "what works in developing an educational and kindness culture." See the presentation for details.

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    Coaching Distinctively Adventist Sports - Interschool Sports Plan Grade 5-Grade 12
    The presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session covering the online "Coaching Distinctively Adventist Sports" course have provided a sample template of elements to include in the Interschool Sports Plan.

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    Collaborative Ministry - Why Schools Are the Greatest Evangelistic Tool for the Church Preschool-Grade 12
    "From history to current research, Adventist schools continue to be the number one perpetuating factor for the church. The Together as One journey of the Oregon Conference [was] shared, as well as examples of specific case studies experiencing successful...

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    Conductivity Meter Worksheet Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention workshop titled 'A Simple, Safe LED Conductivity Probe for Elementary and High School Science Laboratory,' this handout is used by students after a LED conductivity probe has been made.

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    Conference-Wide PLC's - How to Develop Grade-Level Collaboration Across Your Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "find out how the Oregon Conference has engaged their teachers in professional learning communities that meet live throughout the school year." They believe that "effective...

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    Create Your Own Mentor Texts for Successful Writer's Workshop Lessons Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Using mentor texts in writer's workshop helps students more readily grasp new genres of writing and feel more comfortable trying those genres...learn more about creating [your] own mentor texts to use in writer's workshop minilessons" by reading...

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    Creating a Sensory Smart Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Do you have children that are experiencing sensory processing disorder (SPD)? Sensory processing is a trending topic in children and education recently. Many children have an SPD, and many more have symptoms of an SPD but are not diagnosed." The...

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    Creating Units of Study Using an Adventist Biblical Foundation Design Model Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop shared a "step-by-step model to design units of study from a biblical foundation. Here is a practical model to assist teachers with unit planning from a biblical foundation and then connecting to that foundation...

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    CREATION Health for Secondary Education Grade 9-Grade 12
    The presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session will help you "become better acquainted with the CREATION Health Secondary Education resources and learn how best to implement these resources to create healthier campuses."

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    Creative Communication for Teachers & Administrators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With this 2018 NAD convention presentation, "learn how to use a variety of web tools for creative communication to reenergize communication while enticing students, parents, and the school community to open emails and read, listen and watch classroom...

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    Creative Writing Camps and Classrooms - A Pedagogical Model from Writing to Book Publication Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop provided "a theoretical position for the importance of creative writing for learners and a practical model of a creative writing camp." Provided is a copy of the PowerPoint, as well as information on how to use Bookemon...

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    Culinary Chemistry and Other Concepts for the Science Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presenter of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session showed "how food can be used to teach chemical concepts. Participants [explored] science experiments that use easily obtained materials and are adaptable to many classrooms." Open the presentation...

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    Developing a Beautiful Head Voice with Your Singers Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop's handout "presents a variety of teaching techniques to develop a beautiful head voice in your singers of all ages from PreK through grade 12!"

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    Developing Creativity in Children Growing Up in a Media Saturated Environment Preschool-Grade 4
    Enjoy the many handouts from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, in which participants learned "how media affects kids and how to be proactive in helping families to protect against the hazards of media culture...techniques to help children get...

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    Differentiated Instruction Made Fun and Easy Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention handout describes 44 strategies to use for differentiation.

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    Don't Burn Out! Ideas and Techniques for a Lasting Career in Music Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The handout from this 2018 NAD convention workshop includes "strategies to keep [you] fresh and effective in your teaching, including realigning your purpose, setting achievable goals, being physically ready, having a realistic schedule that includes...

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    Driving the Data in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read the presentation for this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, which was "designed to help participants to understand the necessity of data driven instruction based on meaningful curricula, distinguish various assessment data to identify clear and...

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    Duel Credit and Early College Experiences - Myths and NAD Opportunities Grade 11-Tertiary
    With the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "discover Adventist college and university opportunities to enrich your academy program as students add college classes and attend festivals, clinics and workshops...debunk myths and...

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    Early Childhood Education and Care - General Session 0-2 years-Preschool
    This 2018 NAD convention ECEC session involved "brain research and how it relates to the mental and spiritual formation in children." The file is titled Making a Difference - The Brain, Jesus and Early Childhood!

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    Easy Steps to Shift Your School to a Data-Driven Decision-Making Model Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "participants [learned] the importance of continuing to shift the paradigm in our schools to a data-driven instructional decision-making model." See files for the presentation, as well as standard score ranges...

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    Educating African American Boys Preschool-Grade 12
    The presentation (in two parts) of this 2018 NAD convention workshop "provides tools for young men to close the education achievement gap between black and white boys....Gain a greater understanding of factors that contribute to the fourth grade failure...

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    Education for the Future - Creating a Shared Vision for School Improvement Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 16 page packet from a 2018 NAD convention general session shows that "school improvement is a process, not an event. Now more than ever, a shared vision that is inclusive of faith and student achievement is a critical component of successful school...

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    Elementary PhysEd Hacks and How to Gamify Your PhysEd Program Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Delivered as a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "this presentation will provide an overview of tips and tricks to help you run a PhysEd program that you're proud of, including time-saving management strategies, easy ways to decrease student conflicts,...

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    Encouraging Productive Struggle in Mathematics Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this presentation will help you "create a culture where students WANT to solve problems and are WILLING to persevere when math gets challenging."

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    Engaging Alumni in Relationships that Lead to Giving Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session to learn how "everything you do reflects your school's core mission that drives alumni and donor relationships that can lead to vital charitable income for your school."

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    Engineering for Elementary STEM Learning Preschool-Grade 8
    With this 2018 NAD convention breakout session presentation, "explore how engineering can transform your classroom into an integrated learning environment. Learn effective ways to use engineering to teach science and other subject areas."

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    Enhancing STEM instruction with SCRATCH and MIT App Inventor Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop was "designed to explore the use of app development to enhance learning in science. Science concepts covered in these apps include cell structure and function, atomic structure, physical and chemical change." See...

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    Enriched Environment - Is Your Classroom Cold or Warm? Preschool-Grade 8
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how to make your classroom inviting for new students and their families by using the five senses approach. The type of classroom environment that a teacher creates and encourages...

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    Fabulous Physical Activities on a Shoestring Budget (K-8) Kindergarten-Grade 8
    See the handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session for "fun, physical activities for elementary students that can be performed with minimal equipment and space requirements and that teachers in small, multi-grade schools can easily implement."

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    Filling the God-Shaped Space - Spiritual Principles and Methods for the Christian Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    Using "biblical principles and practical methods based on adolescent development research," the presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session taught attendees how to enrich the spiritual experiences of their students. See the copy of their...

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    Flexible Seating Preschool-Grade 12
    This handout from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session lists various items needed in a flexible seating classroom, as well as links to examples.

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    Flipping Your Classroom, Personalized Learning - Practical Strategies and Ideas Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Flipped classrooms and web content and tools provide the opportunity to personalize learning for each of your students. Design more creative, interactive activities during class." Learn how with the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention workshop.

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    Foundational Reading Skills - Standards Tell Us What, Research Tells Us How Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Attendees of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "how to accelerate reading achievement by understanding the research and importance of all aspects of the foundational reading process and how to implement a path toward successful student...

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    Geometry Is More Than Proof - Engaging Students in Visual, Verbal, Drawing, Logical, and Applied Skills Grade 9-Grade 12
    The presenter of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session discussed "reasons why students have difficulty with high school geometry and [suggested] some ideas to address those issues by engaging students in activities involving visual, verbal, drawing,...

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    Getting Ready for General Chemistry in College Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Success in first year college general chemistry has been linked to higher college degree completion rates along with proper preparation for science and medical careers." In this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, chemistry instructors from Andrews...

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    Going Google with G Suite for Education Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop covered "how your school can apply for a free Google Suite for all students and administration under your school domain. Participants [learned] the process of how to set up a Google Suite Account for the school and [discovered]...

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    Google Classroom in the Classroom Grade 7-Grade 12
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how educators can use the features of Google Classroom to create and grade assignments and quizzes, stay in communication, and make life more efficient."

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    Growing Young Adventists - It's the Culture Change Grade 9-Lifelong
    View this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout for a strategy for helping "our young people discover and love their church and Christian education."

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    Growing Your Preschool Program - First Impressions Count! 0-2 years-Preschool
    From the 2018 NAD convention, "this presentation looks at all of the following areas of an ECEC program and how each impacts first impressions: What to ask prespective parents on the telephone, on-line presence, tour of the program and classrooms, curb...

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    Guided Reading to Differentiate Instruction in Elementary Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 6
    With this packet from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how to use informal assessments to find the reading level of each student and place them in small flexible reading groups... discover how to use leveled reading materials to meet students'...

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    Help! REACH Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The title of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session was "Help! Dick can't read, Jane can't do math, and Sally (and Spot) can't sit still! What do I do?" View the copy of the PowerPoint for an overview of REACH - Reaching to Educate All Children...

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    Help! They Don't All Speak English Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session focused on "how to integrate English Language Learners into your content area classes." See the presentation file for ideas.

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    How Can I Help My Students Who Can’t Focus, Get Organized, Pay Attention, or Sit Still? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This presentation from a 2018 NAD convention workshop will "provide tools, resources, and strategies that can be used in your classroom to help students who have ADHD characteristics become more successful. Learn how to use flexible seating and brain...

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    How Much Spanish Do My Students Really Know? Grade 7-Tertiary
    In addition to the introduction sheet, materials from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session are: Activity...

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    How Neuroscience Informs Teaching & Learning Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention seminar looked at "basic Neuroscience concepts as they apply to learning, the role of emotion/memory in learning, as well as strategies related to the way we teach and how students learn." See the presentation for details.

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    How to Create a Collaborative Faculty Culture Using the PLC Model Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Teacher collaboration is essential in producing a healthy school culture and optimizing student learning. One way to create this healthy culture is developing School-Wide Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)." Learn more with this 2018 NAD convention...

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    How to Intrinsically Motivate our Teens - Applying Self-Determination Theory in the Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Why are some teens highly motivated while other teens just seem to go through the motions? Self-determination Theory explains why some teens continue to pursue goals in spite of life's challenges and stressors. Competence, autonomy, and relatedness are...

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    How to Teach Black History Using Children's Literature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With special emphasis on Adventist Black history, this 2018 NAD convention presentation "uses children's literature to trace a chronological sequence from creation to modern times" of Black history.

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    How to Teach Reluctant Writers How to Write a Five-Paragraph Essay Grade 6-Grade 12
    Designed for teachers of below-grade level junior high and high school students, this 2018 NAD convention presentation taught the "structure of a five-paragraph essay and how to get...students to successfully express their ideas on paper using the five-paragraph...

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    How to Use Retrieval Practice to Improve Learning Preschool-Grade 12
    Read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session to learn what retrieval practice is and how to use it, as well as six strategies to try.

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    Implementing Climate Change for Increased Kindness and Relationships - Boarding Academy and Connected Learning Strategies Grade 9-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session's presentation brings "practical strategies in decreasting hurtful behaviors (i.e., Bullying, Conflict, etc.) among students in order to build a school climate that is caring, kind, and connected."

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    Improving Student Outcomes with Effective Teacher-Student Interactions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Presented on at a 2018 NAD breakout session, the Classroom Assessment Scoring System "identifies the types of teacher-student interactions that matter most in increasing student cognitive, behavioral, and social outcomes."

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    Inspired Instruction - Data-Driven Differentiation in the Adventist Classroom Preschool-Grade 12
    In this 2018 NAD convention workshop, attendees developed "a method to track and monitor student progress utilizing data on a consistent basis" and were introduced to the "benefits of RTI (Response-to-Intervention), implementation of a balanced...

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    Inspired Instruction - RTI, Guided Reading & Differentiated Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session introduced "benefits of RTI (Response-to-Intervention), implementation of a balanced literacy program utilizing guided reading and guided math, and use of the Daily 5 model" to positively impact student outcomes....

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    Instructional Leadership - Effectivizing Your Educators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session shares ten administration tips that "can be used in the classroom to create successful learning in all their students."

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    Instrumental Conducting Workshop/Reading Lab Notes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These notes from a 2018 NAD convention workshop include tips on conducting and some sample exercises.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Math and Science Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn strategies and activities for integrating faith and teaching/learning in the mathematics and science classroom. These ideas entail more than reading a Bible verse or praying...

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    Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Preschool-Grade 12
    "Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) of abuse, neglect and family dysfunction between birth and age 18 can disrupt learning and lifestyle, and is the root cause of many serious social, emotional, behavioral and health problems." View the presentation...

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    Introduction to Restorative Justice in Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Provided by a 2018 NAD convention workshop presenter, this list of resources will get you started on learning about Restorative Justice.

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    Is Fundraising for You? Advice from Successful Practioners Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Topics covered at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session included "the annual fund, finding and reaching out to donors who include alumni, acquiring major donors, use of events, matching gift programs, and more." See the presentation for details.

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    Just in Time Teaching in the Sciences or Other Subjects Grade 7-Tertiary
    See the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session to learn about Just in Time Teaching, in which "students are introduced to class concepts through online and reading activities and the completion of a pre-class assignment. This pre-class...

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    K-2 BRIDGE Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session's presentation covers "an integrated curriculum especially designed for multi-grade K-1 and K-2 teachers." Read how to seamlessly teach both Stepping Stones and Pathways.

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    Learning A-Z Kindergarten-Grade 4
    From a 2018 NAD convention workshop titled 'Digital Differentiation for Elementary Readers,' this correlation chart compares Learning A-Z levels with Age, Grade, Accelerated Reader, Fountas & Pinnell, Reading Recovery, DRA, PM Readers, and Lexile.

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    Leonardo da Vinci in the Classroom - Using Renaissance Thinking to Inspire STEM Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "ways to bring history, science, technology, engineering, math and art to the K-12 classroom." See the presentation for an overview.

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    Let Your Class Dream with STREAM (Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The handouts from this 2018 NAD convention workshop contain activities that will get you started on creating a STREAM program in your classroom.

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    Living with Mental Illness in the Adventist School System Preschool-Grade 12
    View the presentation of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session in which a high school student and his mother (also a teacher/administrator) shared a "true-to-life depiction of a student and family navigating through the [Adventist] schooling system...

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    Maintain Interest by Making Mistakes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    At this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, a 36-year veteran math teacher shared techniques and hints, including how he uses "personal mistakes to help keep students actively involved in class." Read the presentation for details.

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    Making Spanish Class Come Alive! Preschool-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention saw "how activities can work in their classrooms and [learned] how to integrate new apps such as Duolingo and Kahoots to strengthen student learning and empower them to continue their learning outside of class."...

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    Managing a School Crisis for Administrators Preschool-Grade 12
    The presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session contains useful information about how to handle a variety of safety threats. Examples of protocol from Loma Linda Academy are included.

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    Maximizing Learning, Implementation, and Reflection with Creative Professional Learning Models Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Topics at this 2018 NAD breakout session included "mentoring, blended learning, just-in-time learning, personalized learning, personal learning networks, xMOOCs, cMOOCs, LOOCs, collaborative projects, and more!" See the copy of the presentation for...

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    Mental Health - The ABS's of Emotions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How can teachers help students understand their emotions but still teach? How can a teacher handle emotional breakdowns in the classroom?" The handout and presentation from this 2018 NAD convention workshop provide "practical applications to...

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    Mental Health - What You Don't Know CAN KILL YOU (or Someone You Love) Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This handout from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session lists "incredible resource for parents, teachers, administrators, and those who suffer from a mental illness."

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    Moving to Learn - Steps to Increase Physical Activity and Improve Learning at School Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session looks at "current research on both the benefits of physical activity on learning, and effective implementation of programs to increase physical activity during the day for all students." See the presentation...

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    Multigenre Research Papers in the High School English Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    Resources from this 2018 NAD convention workshop will help you "integrate researching and communicating via multiple genres in order to deepen students' critical thinking, writing and researching skills."

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    My Little Buddy - A Mentoring Program Kindergarten-Grade 8
    As described at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, a buddy program "empowers middle schoolers to look beyond themselves and to develop a sense of responsibility for a younger student. Learn how to set up a program that prepares students 'for the...

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    Not Mere Reflectors of Other Men's Thoughts Grade 11-Tertiary
    Shared and discussed at a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this short paper is titled A Critical Conceptual Examination of E. G. White’s Admonition: “Not Mere Reflectors of Other Men’s Thoughts.”

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    Number Sense and Literacy in Motion Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Reach the whole child through multiple ways of teaching physical literacy and fitness concepts through rhythm and rhyme, and technology... Students are on the move while literacy and number sense in the classroom come together." In addition to the...

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    Outdoor Education - God's First Book, Our First Classroom Preschool-Grade 8
    See the handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session for "many ideas for taking learning outside the classroom and into God's classroom." The ideas relate to mathematical concepts. Additional resources are available via google drive by...

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    Pathways 2.0 - What's New! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Pathways 2.0 is set to be rolled out across the NAD for the 2019-2020 school year. With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention workshop, "learn the role of faith connections, essential questions, and big ideas in the revised program."

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    Perceptions and Possibilities of Fundraising - What Works, What Doesn't, and What's Next?! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout sessions focused on "what it takes to add successful fundraising to an organizational function, who should be involved, how to develop a program, what pitfalls might there be, and how to improve an existing program."...

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    Preparing for College & Careers - Launching a Free Online Academy Class Grade 8-Grade 12
    Shared at the 2018 NAD convention, this presentation details an "all-new nine-model class, developed by Andrews University Pre-College Services and circle.adventist.org in collaboration with Griggs International Academy and Adventist Learning Community...learn...

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    Professional Portfolios for Educators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned how to utilize an online program to create a portfolio using national education standards in addition to personal artifacts and reflections. See the presentations for details.

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    Proficiency-Based Education - Shifting from the Factory Model of Schooling Kindergarten-Grade 8
    As described at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, students in student-centered schools demonstrate proficiency before moving on, rather than being placed in age-based grade levels. The handout is a starter kit list of proficiency education references...

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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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    Reading for Meaning - Fluently Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With materials from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "explore three powerful, research-based strategies for accelerating reading achievement: teacher modeling, repeated readings, and progress monitoring."

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    Regional Retirement Plan - Retirement Readiness Lifelong
    If your retirement company is Mutual of America, read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "understand both your Defined Benefit Plan and the 403(b) plan you have available. Find out if you are on track to be ready for retirement."

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    Relational Bible Studies Lifelong
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention workshop, learn how "'Relational Bible Studies' view Scripture from a perspective of our relationship with God."

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    RenWeb and Data Rollup Grade 9-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session received "clarification and information on the connection between Data Rollup and RenWeb and [benefited from expert first-hand knowing in resolving Data Rollup errors." See the accompanying...

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    Responding to At-Risk Children - A Biblical Perspective Preschool-Grade 12
    This presentation from the 2018 NAD convention "focuses on 6 principles that teachers can utilize to respond and make a difference in the lives of at-risk children in the classroom."

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    Robots - Coding in the K-3 Classroom to Build Foundational Skills Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop used Ozobots to show how many areas of K-3 instruction can be enhanced by coding and robots. The presentation includes pictures and a brief overview.

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    Safety for Your School Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention presentation covered "the broad scope of Adventist Rick Management's Risk Control Plan. Participants [learned] the elements of how to create a plan, how to understand the plan, and how to put the plan to work."

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    Scripture Worthy and Complex Text for Close Reading Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Presented at the 2018 NAD convention, these close reading exercises were prepared for three grade level groups: K-2 3-5

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    Serve God, Serve Others, Serve Self? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "As Christian Educators we serve God by serving children and families. But with many families on edge and with greater needs, the work load feels like overload!" With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn to avoid...

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    Service Learning - Connecting Classrooms with Communities Preschool-Grade 12
    With the handout and presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn key components for implementing service learning in your classroom, engage student learners, promote mission-mindedness, and address the NAD standards all while building...

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    STEM for Preschool & Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 1
    View the presentation of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session for "ways to incorporate STEM into your program...see how one educator has effectively integrated STEM into her Early Childhood classroom by purchasing inexpensive STEM materials that...

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    Strategies for a Busy Teacher's Spiritual Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session "will help you discover where you are with God, where you need to go, and how to incorporate that journey with the big picture of your life."

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    Strategies from an Occupational Therapist to Improve Your Students' Handwriting Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session focused on "easy classroom strategies to improve hand development, to prep for handwriting using developmentally appropriate activities, and to remediate handwriting difficulties." The accompanying presentation...

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    Students as Teachers! Let's Make our Students Work! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention workshop to see how "students become teachers by learning how to plan their topics, take notes, utilize Google slides for presentations, teach/present, give quizzes, and evaluate each other."

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    Survival of the Fittest - New Teacher Tools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session provided new teachers with "survival kit 'tools' that the presenter has developed to address concerns and share experiences." See the resource page and presentation for tips.

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    Teach All, Reach All - Create Inclusive & Engaging Learning Environments Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session will teach you to "create inclusive and engaging learning environments through Universal Design to meet the learning needs of your students" using a "variety of Instructional, Social/Emotional/Behavioral,...

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    Teaching Diversity and Media Literacy through Drama Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session demonstrated "how dramatic texts can be useful tools for teaching diversity and media literacy in high school classrooms. The co-presenters [discussed] strategies for assignment design to meet NAD and Common Core...

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    Teaching with Technology - Without Breaking the Bank Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this presentation provides "an overview of specific internet-based programs that can be accessed for free, or next-to-nothing. Some examples reviewed will be Plickers, Kahoot! Socrative, etc."

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    Teaching with Technology on a Tight Budget Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session discussed "computer applications that can bring life to general education without the big price tag of a 1:1. Participants [learned] about some of the most successful educational websites available...

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    Technology Solutions for Small to Mid-Size Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session was "designed to promote collaboration, sharing, and problem solving of IT issues, obstacles, and solutions that educators and schools experience. Presenters [shared] how they have found solutions for network...

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    The Big Picture - Showing Band Students the Score Grade 5-Tertiary
    "In the instrumental performance classroom the visual information presented to the students is limited to their own single-line score. Recent reseach suggests there may be an increased learning potential when band students use a simplified score."...

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    The Missing Link - How to Connect Students, Parents, and Constituents to Your Leadership Style and Teaching Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "discover the missing link behind reaching the hearts of students, parents, and constituents so they will bond with the educator's vision. Recognizing, embedding values, and building self-worth...

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    The Prayer Experiment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presenter of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session shared about a personal experiment in which he prayed that his students and their parents would receive the Holy Spirit and experience revival. His provided resources include a presentation full of...

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    The Puzzle of Student Success - Assessing Without Stress Leading to Great Differentiated Instruction Preschool Thru 6th Grade Preschool-Grade 6
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "learn why today's child comes to school with a different brain than you did, how it impacts your instruction, and what is required to accelerate student outcomes...learn the science...

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    The Role of Social Emotional Learning in Impactful Classroom Management Preschool-Grade 8
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "discover how the alignment of Adventist educational philosophy and transformational classroom management will result in developing the skills needed to create trauma-sensitive learning...

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    The Safe and Caring Classroom - A Trauma-Informed Approach to Classroom Culture and Climate Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From the 2018 NAD convention, this breakout session followed trauma-informed practices to examine "ways that teachers can facilitate a learning environment that enables every child to feel safe, accepted and respected." Read the presentation for...

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    The Value of Instructional Coaching in the Adventist Education System Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Shared at the 2018 NAD convention by the Washington Conference's Instructional Coach, this presentation explains what the role involves. Additional resources: Coaching...

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    The Why, What, and How of Using Data for School Improvement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session were guided through "a framework for Continuous School Improvement that is focused on multiple measures of data, inspires a shared vision, informs a plan that will make the difference for teaching...

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    Tips to Starting a Blended Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Blended Learning, which is on the rise in K-12 education, concerns mindset and pedagogy more than it does technology." Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "how to create a blended classroom, how to integrate technology...

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    Understanding Dyscalculia Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop focused on "the prevalence, causes, and best practices to address Dyscalculia in students."

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    Universal Design for Learning - A Positive Step Towards Inclusion Kindergarten-Grade 12
    See this presentation, from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, for an introduction to Universal Design for Learning, "a unique approach to planning personalized learning opportunities within the inclusive classroom. By developing units based on objectives,...

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    Using Digital Escape Rooms in the Classroom - Trapped in a Mine Grade 5-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention learned "how to create and use a digital escape room to present material, engage students, and assess knowledge." The presentation includes a link to a working escape room.

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    Using Technology to Engage & Differentiate Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn new skills for using technology to engage and differentiate instruction for your students...explore a variety of technologies for learning that support creative and critical thinking...

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    We Love Number Talks - Let's Talk Math! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With the presentation and handout from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "learn Number Talks procedures and strategies for promoting math number and operation fluency and problem solving for elementary students."

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    What Is an EdChat? Personal Learning Networks on Social Networks Preschool-Grade 12
    With materials from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "learn how to create your own Personal/Professional Learning Network...stop teaching in isolation and find ways to reach out, to create mentoring relationships, and to improve your craft with new...

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    What School Administrators Can Do to Support English Language Learners Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout sessions provided "school administrators with strategies for supporting ELLs and their teachers, ideas for engaging ELL families, and an opportunity to dialogue and ask questions." Read the presentation for details.

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    What's the Big Deal with Big Data? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention presentation demonstrated "how big data methods can be used to extract value from small data sets. Analysis of your current and historical data can find new correlations to make predictions about future trends." A "predictive...

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    Working with Challenging Behaviors in Preschool 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Read the presentation of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, which identified "typical behaviors of preschool ages based on the work of Dr. Arnold Gesell in order to identify atypical behaviors. Presenter [discussed] several philosophies of behavior...

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    Worship 101 - Music Education and Leadership Development Kindergarten-Grade 12
    According to the presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "worship music is relevant and here to stay in our schools and churches. Our goal as music educators and church leaders is to equip our students to lead worship by teaching them...