Are Parents Partners or Civilized Mother Bears?
McKenzie discusses characteristics of parenting styles and how this impacts parent relationships with their child(ren)'s school. Suggestions are included for dealing with each type.
Sutton demonstrates creative computational methods to help young students really understand arithmetic in this presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers.
Creating Interactive Student Notebooks (ISNs)
Grade 5-Grade 12
ISNs require students to revisit and interact with concepts presented in class. This presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers provides practical tips and tools to using and assessing ISNs.
Darkest Before Dawn: Why Adventist Schools Decline
Anderson proposes that common reasons cited for the decline of Adventist school enrollment in North America are secondary to six root causes:
Foundational Principles of Effective Classroom Management
1. a lack of passion for the unique mission and message of the Adventist church
2. a misunderstanding of...
Five principles of discipline are presented in this Canadian Adventist teachers presentation.
Four Things God Wants YOU to Know About Education
In his keynote address to Canadian Adventist teachers, Duerksen reminds teachers of four qualities and callings.
It Can Be Done! Returning An Adventist School to Health
Anderson outlines 8 steps and one 'always step' to return an Adventist school to health in this presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers.
Pathways Reading Workshop
In this presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers, Fryson reviews the concepts of comprehensive literacy, before focusing on the components of reading workshops within the Pathways curriculum used in NAD elementary language arts education.
Pathways Writing Workshop
After reviewing the big picture of comprehensive literacy, Fryson presents and explores the basic components of Writing Workshops in the Pathways Curriculum used in NAD Adventist elementary school language arts education. Writer's talk, mini lessons, status...
Principalship in High Definition - Another View of Leadership Success
McKenzie reviews success from God's perspective as he reflects on the experience of numerous Biblical characters who were all too human. He then proposes a principal's agenda for success, offering suggestions to encourage principals to be leaders for God's...
SDACC Teacher Convention 2009 - Planning Notes
Looking for an innovative teacher convention plan for your conference, union or division? Here are reflections and behind-the-scenes planning tips from the Adventist Church in Canada office of education.
Six Guiding Principles for Teaching Mathematics
This presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers explores six principles for teaching arithmetic concepts in early elementary education.
Taught or Caught? Another View of Integrating Faith and Learning
McKenzie reviews characteristics of Generation Y, and proposes 7 habits of highly successful spiritual or God-bearing teachers, who recognize the important of what is caught over that is taught. The seven habits are summed as: "high interest, love of...
The Art of De-stressing While Doing One of the Most Stressful Jobs ... Teaching
McKenzie explores what stress is, why this is a problem, factors that influence how we handle internal and external stress.