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  • Adventist Resource
    Focus Group Research Report for the Stewardship Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary New!!
    This paper presents a focus group research report for the Stewardship Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Ten focus groups were conducted in order to gather information for the Stewardship Department, with participants categorized...

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    Focus on the Local Church Tertiary New!!
    This brief note explores the concept of decision-making within the Seventh-day Adventist church taking place mainly at the local church level with other church bodies performing a primarily support function.

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    From American Church to Immigrant Church - The Changing Face of Seventh-day Adventism in Metropolitan New York Tertiary New!!
    This paper sets out to account for the demographic transformation of Adventism in Metropolitan New York - for the decline of the American segments (Caucasian and Afro-American) and the huge growth among the new immigrants. The research included in-depth interviews...

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    GC Delegates Share Their Vision for the Church's Future Tertiary New!!
    A survey was distributed to Seventh-day Adventist church leaders during the body's General Conference session held in the Netherlands in 1995. This article reports on the results of this survey. The questionnaire that delegates responded to contained questions...

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    Glendora Church Survey of Members Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a survey of members of the Glendora church. A questionnaire was used to gather the data.

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    Greater New York Demographic Study Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a demographic study of the Greater New York Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The focus of the data is the general population in the territory of the Greater New York Conference. Basic data was extracted from the U.S....

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    Greater New York Survey of Members Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a church member survey of the Greater New York Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A questionnaire was used to gather the data.

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    Divorce in Adventist Families in North America Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a research of divorce in Adventist families in North America. Adventist Family Survey of 2009 was used to gather the data.

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    Do Adventist Voters Lean Left or Right? Tertiary New!!
    This article is based on a study conducted to determine religious attitudes among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States. Responses to a survey were received from 419 participants from Adventist households across the U.S. The survey contained questions...

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    Do Religious People Have to Be Prejudiced? Tertiary New!!
    Prejudice is often attributed to individuals outside of the church, but when unchecked it may thrive amongst its members. This article provides some value insight into its source within a religious context and examines ways of combating it.

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    Ebony Evangelism Project - Report 2 Tertiary New!!
    This report summarizes the results of work sheets from a Vision for Mission session with the purpose of exploring the strategic plan for evangelism developed by the Ebony Evangelism Taskforce of the North American Division.

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    Ebony Evangelism Summer School of Prevention - Youth to Youth Leadership Training Tertiary New!!
    This paper presents an Ebony Evangelism Project with the purpose of increasing the number of African-American churches in North America. This program is based on the Adventist Youth to Youth model of prevention and prepares a small number of young adult trainees...

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    Effectiveness in Pastoral Ministry as a Function of the Master of Divinity Degree Tertiary New!!
    This paper reports a study that addresses the question: Are Seventh-day Adventist ministers who are graduates of the master of divinity program at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary more effective pastors than those who are not? This study involved...

  • Adventist Resource
    El Monte Community Assessment Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out El Monte community assessment. Its purpose was to profile the demographics and religion of El Monte, California.

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    Evangelism in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary New!!
    This paper repots research on evangelism in Seventh-day Adventist congregations today. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Evangelism, Preaching, Social Justice and Community Outreach in the Faith Communities Today - Study of Seventh-day Adventist Churches Tertiary New!!
    This paper highlights findings in the areas of evangelism, sermon topics, social justice, and community outreach in the United States.

  • Adventist Resource
    Exploratory Study on Retention of Church Membership in Interamerican Division Tertiary New!!
    Presented at at the Summit of Nurture and Retention, this presentation shares an exploratory study on retention of church membership in Inter-American Division. The Church-Members' Survey in the IAD was used.

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    Factors that Impact Involvement in Compassion Ministries Tertiary New!!
    This paper presents a study with purpose to identify factors that impact the levels of commitment to compassion ministries of Seventh-day Adventist pastors, laity, and community service personnel. A valid empirical base had not been established.

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    Faith Communities Today Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out the largest study of religious congregations conducted in the United States: Faith Communities Today. Data were collected through questionnaires. The questions focused on the demographics, church growth, mission focus, community...

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    Faith Maturity and Social Concern in College-age Youth - Does Christian Education Make a Difference? Tertiary New!!
    "The Massive Valuegenesis study examined faith maturity among a large sample of Adventist youth. Results were compared with similar studies of other denominations. One persistent criticism of Search Institute's Valuegenesis study was the inappropriateness...

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    Familiarity with Trust Services In the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary New!!
    This research paper examined the potential correlations between three selected programs in graduate theological education that offer increased emphasis on leadership development and leadership formation amongst their graduates in pastoral ministry. Research...

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    Family Breakdown - Why does it happen to Adventists and what can be done to prevent it? Tertiary New!!
    This paper reports a research commissioned by the Pacific Union Conference Church Resource Center. It focused on Adventist family breakdown.

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    Family Worship Patterns and their Correlation with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs Tertiary New!!
    This study "behaviors involved in family worship, how these behaviors cluster together into specific patterns of family worship, and how these patterns of family worship relate to the behaviors and beliefs of adolescents attending Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Lake Union K-2 Program Manual Kindergarten-Grade 2 New!!
    A manual outlining the philosophy and criteria for the establishment of a K-2 Seventh-day Adventist program, is accessible online. It includes general Lake Union requirements pertaining to K, 1 and 2, and specific considerations for this combined grouping....

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    Understanding and Practice of Discipleship Among the Members of the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Light of a Biblical Model Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This descriptive study uses a biblical Rabbi-Witness Discipleship Model to answer the following question: "To what extent, if any, is the current understanding and practice of discipleship and witnessing biblically founded among the members of the [Michigan...

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    Cohort Profile - The Adventist Health Study 2 ( AHS-2 ) Tertiary New!!
    This paper reports a study with the purpose to investigate the role of selected foods in order to change the risk of cancer. A questionnaire was used.

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    Communicating with Church Members - The Union Paper and the Internet Tertiary New!!
    This PowerPoint presentation examines the results from a survey used to gage congregational support of the Columbia Union Paper and its online material. The paper can be used as a resource for marketing specific campaigns.

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    Community Assessment - Cincinnati Village Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a community assessment of the Cincinnati Village Seventh-day Adventist Church. It measured the church growth, community needs, church program preferences, etc.

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    Community Assessment - Grove City Ohio Tertiary New!!
    This paper provides a community assessment prepared for the Grove City Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is designed for use in planning and goal setting. A version on PowerPoint has also been provided. The information was gathered from the best available sources,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Community Assessment - Stillwater Church Tertiary New!!
    This study is an examination of the Ohio community in which the Stillwater church is located. The study provides demographic information and community issues and values. It also contains suggestions for ministry within the community.

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    Community Assessment for Los Angeles Central City Church Tertiary New!!
    This presentation examines the community in University Park, Los Angeles. The data presented delineates the demographics of the population in the city, and the needs of the residents. The author provides recommendations for the Central City Church for outreach...

  • Adventist Resource
    Community Perceptions of Columbia Union College by the General Public in Takoma Park Tertiary New!!
    This study was commissioned by the advancement office at Columbia Union College in order to get information about the institution's relationship with the local community and the attitudes of residents in Takoma Park and the immediate area.

  • Adventist Resource
    Community Services - Information from Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary New!!
    This presentation is one of the series of reports entitled Adventist Communities Today under the general title Faith Communities Today. The study is focused on community services. Data are based on a 12-page questionnaire completed by the pastor or an elder....

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    Community Services in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary New!!
    This paper presents a research of community services in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today in North America. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Community Survey - Cleveland We Care Survey Tertiary New!!
    This presentation is based on a series of interviews conducted during a We Care event in Cleveland. The interviews collected demographic information on the individuals attending the event, and also their knowledge and experience with the Seventh-day Adventist...

  • Adventist Resource
    Comparing Member and Leader Assessments of Adventist World Tertiary New!!
    This paper reports surveys comparing member and leader assessment of Adventist World magazine. Questionnaires were used to collect the data.

  • Adventist Resource
    Compassion Ministries - What Do Pastors Know? What Are Their Perceptions and Attitudes? Tertiary New!!
    This paper is based on a survey conducted among Seventh-day Adventist pastors. The survey delved into their opinions about the compassion ministries currently operating under the umbrella of the Adventist Church: ADRA, ACS and Hope for Humanity.

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    Demographic Survey Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a demographics survey of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Data are based on telephone interviews with church member families across the North American Division.

  • Adventist Resource
    Developing Spiritual Values Tertiary New!!
    This chapter deals with understanding how spiritual values are formed, and an exploration of how values are developed. The authors suggest that values cannot be transmitted because they are concepts that cannot be forced upon an individual - each person develops...

  • Adventist Resource
    Church Growth Book Tertiary New!!
    This presentation shares data from the FACT Adventist Study in 2002.

  • Adventist Resource
    Church Members Who Are Interested in a Boarding Academy Experience for Their Child Tertiary New!!
    This presentation explores the interest in a boarding academy experience for church members' children. The source of data for this study was a random sample of 378 church attendees.

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    Concept of Englishes - An Approach to Integration of Faith and Learning for Varieties of Life Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This paper addresses the challenges students encounter in their journey through life, and the impact on their God-given image. Just as the English language has mixed and mingled with other world languages that have given it different colorations, resulting...

  • Christian Resource
    21 Great Scientists Who Believed the Bible Grade 7-Lifelong New!!
    The lives, faith and scientific contributions of 21 scientists who accepted the truth of the Bible are discussed at length in this book. This selection of some of the great scientists made contributions in the fields of astronomy, biology, chemistry, electronics,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Being Transformed - Why Adventist Education Exists Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Ted Wilson gives an overview of the purpose, mission and unique qualities of Adventist Education.

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

  • Adventist Resource
    Gone Fishin' - NAD Schools Enrollment and Marketing Presentation Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    "Fishing for great enrollment numbers? You need to know where to fish, what to fish with (net or a pole?), what bait to use, how to get the fish in the boat, and finally when to fish. In this [ASDASA] break-out I will be your fishing guide!"

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    La Sierra University Teacher Education Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Learn about degree programs in curriculum and instruction, administration and leadership, and school psychology and counseling at La Sierra University. Link to course schedules, scholarships, contact information, centers, workshops and more.

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    Seventh-day Adventist Theses and Dissertations Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    A collection of all known Adventist college and university dissertations and theses from a religious education perspective.

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    The Book of Ecclesiastes - Paradigm for a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "The purpose of this paper is to present the world view of Ecclesiastes, show that it counteracts the secular world view, and offer some suggestions on how the Book may be used in leading students to adopt and retain a Christian world view. Two approaches...

  • Adventist Resource
    Basic Facts about Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary New!!
    This paper provides basic facts about Seventh-day Adventist congregations in North America. It is one of a series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Bermuda Institute Survey of Parents Tertiary New!!
    This PowerPoint presentation examines the results of a survey of families with children attending Bermuda Institute. A number of factors including religious background and age were used to assess the composition of families in the Bermuda Conference. Opinions...

  • Adventist Resource
    Beyond Vision 2000 Tertiary New!!
    This report details information important for strategic planning and decision-making for officers and key planning groups of the Columbia Union Conference. It measures the needs and opinions of church members within the Union. There were 296 telephone interviews...

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    Body Mass Index Among Seventh-day Adventists Living in Johnson County Tertiary New!!
    This dissertation gives information related to the health status of Adventists living in Johnson County, Texas by using their body max index (BMI). There were 462 church members sampled. The results showed that the average BMI among Adventists living in Johnson...

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    Canton, Carrolton & Wooster Seventh-day Adventist Churches - A Survey Report Tertiary New!!
    The data in this presentation contains information about three Seventh-day Adventist churches in Canton, Carrolton, and Wooster respectively. The data collected included demographic statistics, information about members' faith practices, beliefs, and church...

  • Adventist Resource
    Caring about People Tertiary New!!
    This editorial note implores people to focus on the needs of others. Despite humanity's dismal track record of injustice toward one another, the gospel serves a reminder of Christ love for this fallen world. The editor's comments emphasize love.

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    Centerville Community Assessment Tertiary New!!
    This presentation is based on data about the Centerville community in Dayton, Ohio. Demographic information about the city is presented in a series of graphs and charts, which explores the social and economic make-up of the city. The author presents recommendations...

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    Central Lincoln Community Assessment Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out a community needs assessment in Lincoln, Nebraska. Its purpose was to profile the demographics and religion of the neighborhood around the Capitol View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lincoln. The information should be helpful for...

  • Adventist Resource
    Children's Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary New!!
    This paper provides information about Children's Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today. It is one of a series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Christ's Mission in Akron Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This survey report identifies key demographics and human needs in the community, as well as recommends opportunities for gaining visibility and impact in the community.

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    Christ's Mission in Alhambra Tertiary New!!
    This survey report gives an understanding of the status of the Adventist mission in Alhambra, a profile of the spiritual life and vitality of the Alhambra Church, finds effective ways to reach the community and provides information for future planning and...

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    Christ's Mission in Collegedale Tertiary New!!
    This presentation is based on a study focusing on the Collegedale community and church. The study aimed to provide an assessment of the Seventh-day Adventist church in the Collegedale area and to profile the life of the Collegedale church, thereby also providing...

  • Adventist Resource
    Christ's Mission in Culver City Tertiary New!!
    This presentation lays out research that provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Culver City. It profiles the life and vitality of the Culver City Church.

  • Adventist Resource
    Christ's Mission in Eagle Rock Tertiary New!!
    This report provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Eagle Rock, a profile of the life and vitality of the Eagle Rock Church and puts information on the table for strategic planning.

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    Christ's Mission in Glendale Tertiary New!!
    This report provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Glendale, provides a profile of the life and vitality of the Glendale City Church and puts information on the table for strategic planning.

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    Christ's Mission in Hacienda Heights Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This report provides an assessment of the Seventh-day Adventist mission in Hacienda Heights, provides a profile of the life and vitality of the Hacienda Heights Church, finds ways to reach the community and puts the information on the table for future planning.

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    Christ's Mission in Harrison Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Harrison. Its purpose was to profile the life and vitality of the Harrison Adventist Fellowship.

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    Christ's Mission in Long Beach Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This report provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Long Beach, profiles the life and vitality of the Long Beach Adventist Church, assesses the missional opportunities and challenges in the Cambodian community in Long Beach and provides information...

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    Christ's Mission in Mansfield Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation lays out a study conducted in order to understand the status of the Adventist mission in Mansfield. It profiled the spiritual life and vitality of the Mansfield Church. Its purpose was to find effective ways to reach the community and provide...

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    Christ's Mission in Medina Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This paper presents a study of the congregation and the community of the Medina Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its goals were to find a church growth strategy that works for Medina and takes advantage of its investment over the years in community involvement...

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    Christ's Mission in New Carlisle Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation lays out a study with goals to understand the people who live in the New Carlisle community, to identify the needs in the community, and to suggest some opportunities for mission involvement by the New Carlisle Adventist Church.

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    Christ's Mission in Newark Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation lays out a mission in Newark. It includes the demographics of the area, perceptions of the Newark Church, church growth,and more. Interviews and questionnaires were used.

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    Christ's Mission in Norwalk Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    The goal of this study was to understand the status of the Adventist mission in Norwalk, profile the spiritual life and vitality of the Norwalk Church, find effective ways to reach the community and to provide information for future planning and problem-solving.

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    Christ's Mission in Ravenna Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation lays out a survey with purpose to understand the people who live in the Ravenna community, to identify the needs of the community, and to suggest some opportunities for missional involvement by the Ravenna Adventist Church.

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    Christ's Mission in Southwest Los Angeles Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in the Gardena area, Los Angeles. Its goal was to profile the life and vitality of the Genesis Congregation.

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    Christ's Mission in the Blue Ridge Area Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation lays out a study with purpose to understand the status of the Adventist mission in the Blue Ridge Area, to profile the spiritual life and vitality of the Mount Pisgah Church, to find effective ways to reach the community, and to provide information...

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    Christ's Mission in the Nashville Inner City Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in the local community around Hillcrest Church. Its purpose was to profile the life and vitality of Hillcrest Church.

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    Christ's Mission in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation outlines information from a study of the Seventh-day Adventist presence in the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The presentation presents background information on the church in the area, trends, as well as a survey of the demographics and needs and...

  • Adventist Resource
    Christian Education Survey Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    This presentation lays out a survey on Christian education of the Mountain View Conference. A questionnaire was used to gather the data.

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    Attitudes of Northwest Adventist about the Gleaner Tertiary New!!
    This study explores the attitudes and self-reported behavior of Seventh-day Adventist Church members in the northwest toward the Gleaner, the official periodical of the North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. The survey asked questions...

  • Adventist Resource
    Attracting and Engaging Millennials in Local Church Communities Tertiary New!!
    "This study explores the trends among young adults at Oakridge Adventist Church in Vancouver, British Columbia and the wider British Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in order to develop strategies to increase attendance and engagement of...

  • Adventist Resource
    Sabbath School Videos on Adventist Education - New Zealand Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Coordinating with the adult Sabbath School quarterly for 4th quarter in 2020, the Adventist Education Office in the New Zealand Pacific Union Conference has compiled a short, professionally produced video clip presentation to complement and support each week’s...

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    An Investigation of the Perceptions of Clergy and Laity on Race-Based Organizational Segregation in the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Tertiary New!!
    This paper lays out a study of the conference organization. Its purpose was to describe the perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist clergy and members in two conferences in the Southern Union concerning race-based organizational segregation in the church....

  • Adventist Resource
    Anatomy of a Value Tertiary New!!
    Formulating values requires a synthesis of components to be in place for successful embodiment within a person’s life. This article examines these components using Louis Rath’s seven criteria of a value. Some of these criteria states values must...

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    Assignment of Pastors in the Allegheny East Conference - Having a Voice and Vote in the Pastoral Selection of the Cedars of Lebanon Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary New!!
    This doctoral project focused on how members of the Cedars of Lebanon Seventh-day Adventist Church could have an active part in the selection of its pastor. Traditionally the conference has assigned a pastor to the church and the author questioned why the...

  • Adventist Resource
    Attitudes about Change in the Adventist Church Tertiary New!!
    This report focuses on the attitudes about change in the Adventist Church. The sample included Adventist Church members, pastors and the general public.

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    Attitudes and Experience with Selected Periodicals in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary New!!
    This paper reports a study of the attitudes of local church leaders in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Telephone interviews were conducted in order to gather the data.

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    Attitudes and Opinions toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Its Media Ministry Summary Report Tertiary New!!
    "This report briefly summarizes the key results of two major research studies on attitudes and opinions toward the Seventh-day Adventist church and its media ministry... The overall purpose of these studies is to build a research-based foundation for...

  • Adventist Resource
    Valuegenesis 3 Update Tertiary New!!
    This report looks at the influence of the home, the church and the school and the influence of each in the religious growth of students. It also looks at what contributes to the faith growing of young people and how religion impacts behavior, commitments,...

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    Age at Menarche, Total Mortality and Mortality from Ischaemic Heart Disease and Stroke - The Adventist Health Study, 1976-88 Tertiary New!!
    This paper reports a study with the purpose to find out a relationship between age at menarche and total mortality and mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke. A census questionnaire was mailed to the head of all identified Seventh-day Adventist...

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    An Evaluation of the Dissertation Adventism in Crisis - Gender and Sectarian Change in Seventh-day Adventism Tertiary New!!
    This is an evaluation of the dissertation "Adventism in Crisis: Gender and Sectarian Change in Seventh-day Adventism" by Laura Vance. The evaluation is written by Roger Dudley. Dudley discusses the relevance of the research to the field, as well...

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    An Information Base for Strategic Planning - Alleghany East Conference Tertiary New!!
    This power point presentation examines the demographics and experience of Adventists in the Alleghany East Conference. Knowledge of this information can help provide church leaders with relevant strategies for engaging this group.

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    Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper provides a comprehensive blueprint of the state of the Seventh-day Adventist church in North America. From styles of worship to the spiritual attitudes, this paper provides a sobering assessment.

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    Adventist Families in North America Tertiary
    This study examines the varying family dynamics that are present in the North American Division. These factors include marital status and size of household.

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    Adventist Opinion about Issues in Church Planting Tertiary
    The Center for Creative Ministry has conducted two surveys recently in which questions were asked about the opinions of Adventist church members and pastors on issues related to church planting. This report presents the data from these two surveys.

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    Adventist Pastors Today in the USA Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research on the Adventist pastors in the United States. It is part of the Faith Communities Today in 2005.

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    Adventist Review Marketing Taskforce Final Report Tertiary
    This report examines the results of a study determining the objective goals and strategic niche the Adventist Review occupies. Its objectives, marketing direction and vision are some components highlighted in this report.

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    Adventist Standards - The Hinge of Youth Retention Tertiary
    Discovering how to retain the younger population of Adventist is a critical step towards ensuring the stability of the church. This article examines the first year findings of a ten-year study on youth retention within the church. Researchers surveyed 1,511...

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    Adventist Stewardship Attitudes & Patterns Tertiary
    This paper focuses on the actual behavior and attitudes of church members in light of financial giving and stewardship. Participants were surveyed on giving priorities, motivation, giving styles and other parameters related to the subject.

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    Adventists, Drugs, and a Changing Church Tertiary
    This article is based on a survey of alcohol use among adult Adventists (18 and older). The survey yielded a response from 2,319 respondents within the United States. The study examined church members' attitudes towards alcohol and drug abuse, their use of...

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    Am I My Brothers Keeper? Tertiary
    This presentation lays out an Oregon Conference investigation with purpose to discover if significant relationship exists between members' connectedness in their communities and the health and vitality of their local congregations. A survey was used for data...

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    An AIDS risk Appraisal of SDA Youth Attending Four-year Academies Throughout the United States and Canada -1995 Tertiary
    This report describes the HIV/AIDS-risk factors of a sample of students attending SDA high schools throughout the US and Canada. This research was designed to assess student' AIDS-related knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes, normative beliefs, and their perceived...

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    Standards for Accredidation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Standards for Accreditation of Seventh-day Adventist Schools is the basis for continuous school improvement (CSI) evaluation and accreditation of all schools in the North American Division. The standards are to be used by Seventh-day Adventist...

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    A Survey of Participating Churches - Net 98 Evangelism Initiative of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    "The purpose of this study is to gather information from the pastors and lay leaders who directed local sites in the United States, Canada and Bermuda during Net 98." Data are based on telephone interviews.

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Eighth Year Tertiary
    This is the report for the seventh year of a ten-year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The report examines church involvement, non-involvement, drop-out of the youth and the factors that contribute their level of activity.

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Fifth Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined the results conducted during the fifth year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Fourth Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined results conducted during the fourth year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Ninth Year Tertiary
    This paper is a report on the ninth year of a ten-year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist church. This current study examines youth and their relationships with their parents, as well as their college and high school educational experiences....

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Second Year Tertiary
    This paper presents data collected from the second year of a ten-year study on Seventh-day Adventist youth in the church. A short survey yielded information such as the youths' personal religion and their family lives. The results from the survey are presented...

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Seventh Year Tertiary
    This report is based on a ten-year longitudinal study of Seventh-day Adventist youth and their relationship with the church. The current report is for the seventh year of the study, and was based on a survey that was distributed to the youth who were a part...

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Sixth Year Tertiary
    As part of a ten-year longitudinal study of youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, this article presents data collected during the sixth year of the study. The information presented includes data on the spiritual lives and church connections...

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Tenth Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined results conducted during the tenth year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A Ten-Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America - The Third Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined results conducted during the third year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A World Survey on the State of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper examined the results of a survey, which analyzed the five-year strategic plan developed by the General Conference. The goal of the plan was to establish practical objectives under three main headings: (1) Quality of Personal and Church Life, (2)...

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    Adolescent Faith that Sticks Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on adolescent faith. It contains samples from the Pacific Islands and Australia/New Zealand. The main factors that contribute to the faith are family, church, and school. There are details about these factors in the presentation.

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    Adventist Attitudes 20 Years After the Waco Tragedy Tertiary
    This study conducted on behalf of Adventist Today examined the primary view of church members 20 years after the disaster at Waco. Participants’ perceptions, attitudes and understanding about the event were surveyed.

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    Adventist Community Services Strategic Planning Study Tertiary
    This PowerPoint details the results of a survey conducted to analyze the full scope of Adventist Community Services. Participation from 67 church leaders was gathered.

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    A Report on a Phone Survey of North American Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This paper examined the results of a phone survey conducted over the course of three months that was commissioned by the North American Division in partnership with the Institute of Church Ministry. Approximately 2000 phone numbers were contacted; however...

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    A Study of Attitudes toward the Retirement Plan of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This is a report on a survey conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry. The study was conducted among Seventh-day Adventist denominational employees to determine Adventist employment culture, and also to ascertain their attitudes towards the retirement...

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    A Study of Community Awareness of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church Before and After a Public Relations Media Campaign Tertiary
    The Porterville, California Seventh-day Adventist Church conducted a public relations media campaign in their community to raise awareness about Adventism. This report is based on two phone surveys conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry before and after...

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    A Study of Drug Usage Among Seventh-day Adventist Youth in North America Tertiary
    This in-depth research study examined factors that contribute to drug usage amongst Seventh-day Adventist youth in the North American Division. Reasons for drug usage, parental involvement, and baptism rates were some factors examined in the study.

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    A Study of the Transmission of Religious Values form Parents to Adolescents Tertiary
    Father - mother – youth triads were asked to complete surveys showing amount of agreement with religious values statements. From twenty-one churches randomly selected from Seventh-day Adventist congregations in the United States, 712 individual surveys...

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    1990 SDA Sample Survey Tertiary
    This report is based on a survey of the Seventh-day Adventist population in the United States and Canada. The survey was intended to gather information about Adventist health practices, attitudes toward the church, the proportion of children attending Adventist...

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    2005 Survey of Church Boards & Elders Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to gather valuable information from the perspective of the local church elders and board members regarding the state of the local church. There were 801 usable questionnaires collected. Participants were asked to respond to a...

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    2007 Bermuda Congregational Survey Tertiary
    The Bermuda Conference of Seventh-day Adventists commissioned the Center for Creative Ministry to conduct a survey of church members. The results and findings provide great insight for church administrators seeking to improve ministerial efforts.

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    2007 Interviews with Pastors Tertiary
    The Bermuda Conference of SDA conducted interviews in the spring and summer of 2007 with their conference pastors. This PowerPoint shows the results of that survey which will further strengthen the work of the church in Bermuda.

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    2007 Survey of Lay Leaders Tertiary
    The Bermuda Conference of Seventh-day Adventists commissioned the Center for Creative Ministry to conduct a survey of church members. The survey covered several parameters including: Tithing, local church affairs, personal ministries and other church related...

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    2011 Survey of the People in the Pews Tertiary
    This presentation measures the spiritual vitality and health of the New Hope Church community. The results from the survey provided researchers with a wealth of knowledge on how to promote, nurture and empower church members.

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    Gently Leading - Sexual Abuse Prevention Grade 1-Grade 4
    "Gently Leading: Sexual Abuse Prevention for grades 1-4 is designed to empower children to know what to do if they encounter a sexual abuse advance. Only one Teacher’s Guide is needed. It outlines the total program, provides many reproducible...

  • Adventist Resource
    K-2 Multi-Grade Bridge Kindergarten-Grade 2
    From the Southern Union Conference, "K-2 BRIDGE is an option for K-1 or K-2 multi-grade teachers trying to teach Pathways 1-2 and the new Kindergarten Stepping Stones. Both can be accomplished by teaching one core book using one Daily Lesson Guide. All...

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    Child Development Center Quarterly Safety Inspection Form - Southern Union 0-2 years-Preschool
    Use this comprehensive safety inspection form from the Southern Union Conference as a reference while creating your own resource.

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    Early Childhood Developmental Learning Standards 0-2 years-Preschool
    "The North American Division Early Childhood Developmental Learning Standards outline benchmarks and skills that young children acquire during the birth-to-five-year period. These standards were developed through a Seventh-day Adventist world view...

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    Pebbles - A Faith-based Early Childhood Curriculum - Southern Union Conference 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    The Pebbles curriculum "has been built on the 4MAT for ECE platform and requires training in the natural cycle of learning prior to implementation to ensure that all children’s learning styles will be honored. It is designed and created to meet...

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    Safety and Emergency Resource - Southern Union Conference 0-2 years-Grade 12
    This 92-page document created by the Southern Union Conference includes templates and can be used while planning your own safety resource for schools and early childhood education centers.

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    Disciples in Action Grade 9-Tertiary
    Download this personal curriculum designed to help youth and young adults on their journey toward an authentic walk with Jesus. This is an excellent resource for use in higher education as well as high school. The curriculum consists of five guides with five...

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    Early Childhood Education Start Up Package 0-2 years-Preschool
    Provided by the Southern Union Office of Education, this 36-page document provides guidelines for the opening of an early childhood education and care program. A similar Spanish version is also available.

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    Adventist EDGE - Southern Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The NAD Southern Union's Office of Education website includes resources for administration, early childhood, elementary, secondary, distance learning, and library/information services.

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    Early Childhood Education Center Board Manual - Southern Union 0-2 years-Preschool
    This 34-page manual contains information on the function and roles of a center's operating board members, as well as center administration.

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    Education Code for Southern Union Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    This code is a compilation of policies relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and operation of early childhood, elementary and secondary schools within the Southern Union Conference in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist...

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    NAD Southern Union School Evaluation Instruments and Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Access evaluation forms and additional instrument tools and forms specifically for Adventist schools in the Southern Union. Additional related resources are available under the Administration, Elementary and Early Childhood tabs.

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    National Council for Private School Accreditation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Visit NCPSA's website for more information about this consortium of accrediting associations for the recognition of private schools in the USA. The North American Division of SDAs was a founding member of the NCPSA.

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This Southern Union School Board Manual contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. The materials in this manual are in harmony with the information and policies of the North American Division and...

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    Southern Union Early Childhood Education Preschool-Kindergarten
    Visit the NAD Southern Union Conference's Early Childhood Education and Care webpages for guidelines, policies and procedures regarding health, safety and risk management, administrative operations, home and center associations, teacher certification, program...

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    Southern Union K-12 Educational Employment Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The 99 page Southern Union Employment Manual draws the major employment policies related to K-12 educational personnel from the Education Code K-12 of the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    SUC Bible Methods Course Outline Grade 7-Grade 12
    A course outline designed for teacher independent study towards two non-academic credits or continuing education units in the North American Division. The course encourages Bible teachers to build teaching and learning resources for their level of religious...

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

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    NPUC Registrar's Handbook Grade 9-Grade 12
    In the North Pacific Union Conference (NAD), "the Registrar’s Handbook was developed to provide registrars and principals a useful guide for carrying out a vital administrative function for any secondary school–-coordination of the...

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    Adventist Robotics - First Lego League and First Tech Challenge Kindergarten-Grade 12
    FIRST LEGO League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children ages 4-14 through fun, exciting hands-on learning, while FIRST Tech Challenge students (grades 7-12) learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build,...

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    Crisis Management Seminar Training Manual Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This manual outlines what administrators need to know about crisis management. Addressed are issues such as why have crisis management, types of crises, how to organize for crisis management, developing a crisis response grid, communication before, during,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Education Code for North Pacific Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The North Pacific Union Education Code is a compilation of policies relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and operation of the North Pacific Union Conference (North American Division) K-12 school system.

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    Nest Family Entertainment Kindergarten-Grade 10
    NEST Family Entertainment produces feature-quality animated videos and dramatized audio collections that build positive character traits, spiritual strength and healthy relationships. Features Christian, Biography and Kids audio CDs and DVDs.

  • Adventist Resource
    North Pacific Union Teacher Handbook Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This handbook is designed to provide basic information about your responsibilities as a Seventh‐day Adventist teacher in a North Pacific Union Seventh‐day Adventist school. Although not all NPUC policies are included, a majority of those guidelines...

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    School Board Member Guidelines - NAD North Pacific Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual was developed to help individuals become effective board members. Some areas of Union policy are referred to and summarized. The purpose of this manual is to provide a basis whereby board members can ask good, in-depth questions of administrators...

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    Teaching With Words - Speeches by Gordon Bietz Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Download the manuscripts of memorable sermons and speeches given by Gordon Bietz, past president of Southern Adventist University.

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    Lake Union Administrator and Teacher Forms Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Lake Union education forms page includes the following downloadable forms for teachers and school administrators: Academy Audit Form Continuing Education Units (CEU) Request Form CEU Rubric Designated Subject Certificate Request Form Evangelism...

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    NAD Adventurer-Club.org Preschool-Grade 5
    The official website for Adventurer club ministry in the North American Division (NAD) includes resources and spiritual refreshment tools for leaders and parents. It links to resources - clubs, conferences, family resources, and leadership; Adventurer products...

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    NAD Pathfinders Online Grade 5-Grade 12
    Official NAD Pathfinder website, which includes a quarterly newsletter for leaders; honors information listed by skill level; official logos; class curricula for the levels of Friend, Companion, Explorer, Ranger, Voyager, Guide, and Master Guide; and other...

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    Tell the World - Adventist History Film Grade 3-Lifelong
    Bring Adventist history to life with this professionally produced film. The six episodes, freely available online, begin with William Miller's discovery, continue through the Great Disappointment, and cover the guidance of Ellen White and others to the early church.

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    Vegetarian Nutrition Information Grade 5-Lifelong
    Sponsored by the Andrews University Nutrition Department, this site provides a wealth of information on vegetarian nutrition topics, from news bytes to position papers, texts and research. Topics include: foods (soy, whole grains, dairy, coffee, herbs), chronic...

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    Continuous School Improvement Resources - Southwestern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    View the Southwestern Union Conference's continuous school improvement plan, as well as resources for forming your own. Accreditation and evaluation resources are also included.

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

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    Emergency Procedures Manual - Columbia Union Conference Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 32-page manual from the Columbia Union Conference includes topics such as bomb threats, severe weather, runaways, field trip emergencies, and more. As always, know your own local jurisdiction's procedures.

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    Southwestern Union Conference Education Department Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find contact information for the Southwestern Union Conference's Office of Education, as well as a variety of resources.

  • Adventist Resource
    Southwestern Union Education Blog Kindergarten-Tertiary
    On this blog, find posts regarding timely subjects that impact Adventist education. Initial topics include Education by Design and Journey to Excellence frameworks.

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    Education Code for Columbia Union Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    "The Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Education Code contains policies relating to the establishment and operation of K-12 schools and academies. The Code is based on policies voted by the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee...

  • Adventist Resource
    A Guide for School Board Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this manual is to assist individuals to become effective school board members and provide boards with the tools to operate successfully. Conference superintendents of schools and local administrators are encouraged to use this manual for...

  • Adventist Resource
    Early Childhood Education and Care Start-up Kit 0-2 years-Preschool
    Published by the Atlantic Union Conference, this 196 page document contains information, lists, sample forms, and more related to starting up an early childhood education center.

  • Adventist Resource
    A Biblical Perspective for Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Research is purposeful and systematic inquiry that seeks to advance knowledge and understanding." This article is the first in a series on biblical foundations for research. See Research...

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    Research and the Search for Truth Tertiary-Lifelong
    "While research is fundamentally a search for new knowledge, that knowledge should also be trustworthy, a true and accurate reflection of reality." This article is the second in a series on biblical foundations for research. See A...

  • Adventist Resource
    Religious Belief and Culture - The Curious Case of the Intuitive Soul Tertiary-Lifelong
    "While Adventists recognize some of the straightforward and concrete ideas that are part of doctrinal training on human nature and the state of the dead, the core intuitive belief in mind-body dualism likely continues to influence how Adventists understand...

  • Adventist Resource
    Waldensian Zeal in Public Campus Ministry - An Interview with Dale Sherman and Barnabas Hope Grade 11-Lifelong
    "In this interview, Dialogue speaks with the former and present Public Campus Ministry (PCM) and Waldensian Student coordinators for the Middle East and North Africa region. The conversation took place at a time when the baton of leadership had...

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    A Response to – A Decade of Encounter Kindergarten-Grade 10
    "This study—A Decade of Encounter—research commissioned by Adventist Schools Australia, offers valuable data worthy of reflection as we enter a new decade of Encounter’s implementation within Australia. The time and effort...

  • Adventist Resource
    Anzacs Were Secular but . . . Soldiers Steeped in Biblically-Informed Worldview had Passive Belief in Diffusive Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "It’s always tempting to see the past in terms of the present, to deny the past its difference. In Australia, perhaps that temptation has been hardest to resist when it comes to Anzac history. In popular imagination and representation, the Anzacs...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 14 Issue 1: Learning From a Pandemic Lifelong
    In this editorial, Perry references recent studies while writing of what new knowledge has emerged from the covid-19 pandemic. Additional articles include: Being...

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    Being Outdoors - What Educators Can Learn from Cross Disciplinary Research on the Benefits of the Outdoors on Health Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This article aims to highlight research conducted examining the effect the outdoors has on people, particularly our mental, physical, social and spiritual elements of health."

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    Crazy, Grace-filled God Moments Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Prefacing her poem, the author writes “Today was a series of crazy, grace-filled ‘God moments’ so profound in their combined healing effect that I had to put my feelings to pen.”

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    Dear First-Year Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "As an educator of pre-service teachers, I am often reminded of those first days in the classroom. If I could go back and speak to myself as a First-Year Teacher, this reflection is what I would say."

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    Education for What? An Essential Question Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis from an American Perspective Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Of all the important questions demanding answers, there is one question that demands constant engagement. To what ends are we educating our students? This question is not only central for primary and secondary Christian schools, but for Christian...

  • Adventist Resource
    A Decade of Encounter Biblical Studies Kindergarten-Grade 10
    “Starting with a brief history of the development of the [South Pacific Division] Encounter Bible curriculum and summary of the evaluative research methodology, this paper draws on teacher, student and administrator interview data in its account of teachers’...

  • Adventist Resource
    Christian Schooling - Teachers’ Understanding of Purpose and Practice Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Based on research into Christian Education National teachers’ understandings of the purposes of Christian schooling and how students are exposed to Christianity within the school, including their classrooms, this research identified that, despite...

  • Christian Resource
    A Vision with a Task - Christian Schooling for Responsive Discipleship Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This insightful book reports on research based on eighteen Christian educators' answers this question: What one issue or aspect of Christian schooling is causing serious concern in your community today? "Because we believe Christian schools are places...

  • Adventist Resource
    Flourish - The Impact of an Intergenerational Program on Third-Grade Students’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing with Application to the PERMA Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Intergenerational programs are increasingly being recognised as a means of promoting wellbeing through connecting communities, promoting caring relationships, and combating loneliness and isolation…. The aim of this study was to measure the impact...

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    School Leader Preparation and Development Programs - What Teachers Want Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article seeks to contribute to the literature on school leader preparation and development programs by “identifying and discussing elements that current faith-based education system teachers would like to see embedded in the creation of aspirant...

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    Southeastern California Conference Education Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download administrative forms are organized by calendar and type.

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    Pen and Paper - A Simple Formula for Enhancing Wellbeing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beginning as an English activity, this pen pal assignment connecting students with elderly community members evolved into a wellness project benefiting all involved.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 13 Issue 1: Based on Evidence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As Perry describes in this editorial, the journal “aims to facilitate collaborative exchange of evidence-based classroom understandings, innovative practice and researched findings.” Additional articles in this issue include: Does...

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    Your Classroom as an Orchestra - Practical Differentiation Strategies Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How can we connect deeply with our students, especially in the high school where we teach multiple classes, with students of different abilities? How can we realistically be their 'champion'? The answer lies in knowing, understanding and catering to...

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    Academic Dishonesty, Religious Fundamentalism, among Students at a Religious University Tertiary
    "Academic dishonesty has been a major concern for educators among tertiary students, while there has also been a growing controversy in terms of religion in the world. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between academic dishonesty...

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    Classic Grounded Theory - An Extraction of Saldana’s Coding Heuristics Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Current literature provides descriptions of the coding options among the different traditions of grounded theory—Classic, Straussian, and Constructivist. Nevertheless, beginning grounded theorists need simple, specific, and practicable guidelines....

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    Establishing Research Culture in Oriental Mindoro through STARTS - An Appreciative Inquiry Grade 12-Tertiary
    In the Philippines, "the State Universities and Colleges are mandated to conduct sustainable extension programs that are relevant to the needs of the community. This study aims to evaluate the extension program, Sustainable Training for Academic Rigor...

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    INFO Editorial: Quest for Change - Research and Social Concerns Tertiary-Lifelong
    International Forum's editor describes this issue as a "smorgasbord of eight articles which are empirical—quantitative and qualitative—and theoretical in nature." Articles include: Classic...

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    Practical Strategies in Conducting a Qualitative Meta-Synthesis Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper defines metasynthesis, the qualitative research design used to systematically synthesize an existing body of research. The paper provides different orientations of meta-synthesis, as well as a step-by-step guide in conducting a meta-synthesis....

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    Predictors of Knowledge Management in Healthcare Organizations in Butembo Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Having the right knowledge to act and decide has become very crucial in the 21st century and particularly for healthcare organizations where medical errors can cause millions of injuries (Ghosh & Scott, 2006). Effective knowledge management (KM) improves...

  • Adventist Resource
    Rethinking Condom Social Marketing Strategies in Conservative Religious Communities Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This theoretical paper examines why, despite the high investment in condom social marketing, HIV/AIDS rates continue to rise unabated in sub-Saharan Africa. Biblical perspectives and the missiological challenge of condom promotion to the Seventh-day...

  • Adventist Resource
    Social Connectedness in the Digital Age - Senior Citizens’ Experiences Lifelong
    "By using the theory of connectedness, this study explored the experiences of senior citizens on social connectedness through face-to-face communication....The analysis of the data revealed five central themes: comfort in physical presence, strength...

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    Students’ Perceptions on Cooperative Learning at a Faith-Based College in Myanmar Tertiary
    "This case study conducted at a faith-based college with 7 participants was meant to analyze the effectiveness of cooperative learning from the perspectives and experiences of the students. The findings showed that students benefited much from cooperative...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 2 - Personal Mapping Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 2 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 3 - Personal Management Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 3 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 5 - Starting Early Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 5 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 6 - Career Exploration Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 6 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 7 - Choosing a College Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 7 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 9 - Living Your Calling Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 9 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Judy Clements - Dialogue with an Adventist Administrator and Educator in the United Kingdom Tertiary-Lifelong
    “Motivated by a desire to effect change and to transform lives,” Ms. Clements has found great satisfaction in being in a “position of influence to make a significant positive impact on the lives of individuals from all walks of life.”

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    What Is Your Online Reputation? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Does your behavior in the digital environment represent who you really are? And even more, does it represent the values and actions of the organizations of which you are a part, and in some way, represent?"

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    Amazing True Mission Stories Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An inspiring collection of true stories that share how God still works miracles. Stories come from various regions: Africa, Asia, South America, South Pacific islands, and Siberia. Each one shares God's willingness to bring individuals to Himself.

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    Child Guidance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These enduring writings cover the essentials of parenting with chapters on specific building blocks of character such as purity, cheerfulness, self-control, reverence, respect, honest, cleanliness, and courtesy. Includes guidance on how to reach self-denial,...

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    Christ in His Sanctuary Tertiary-Lifelong
    An important work by Ellen White back in print and the new CHL format. This book includes valuable information on investigative judgment and will appeal to those interested in the heavenly sanctuary and Jesus' ministry in the inner compartment. A valuable...

  • Adventist Resource
    Conflict of the Ages 5 Volume Set Grade 7-Lifelong
    Newly illustrated for a new century, Ellen White's classic set of five volumes spanning time from before the earth's beginning to the fulfillment of God's plan for His people, is reintroduced in hardcover and matching paperback bindings. Students...

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    Creation Science Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Educational Creation Science tracts, magazines, books, CDs and videos on topics including origins, earth's history, creation, evolution, dinosaurs, Noah's flood, astronomy, biology, Christian apologetics, geology, history and meteorology. Curriculum and study...

  • Adventist Resource
    Education Grade 12-Lifelong
    Discover the essential element to true education - the harmonious development of the three essential human characteristics: physical, mental, and spiritual - in this blueprint for Adventist education. Author White clearly reveals that Love the basis...

  • Adventist Resource
    Educational Leadership Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to leadership resources useful for teachers, principals, and administrators.

  • Adventist Resource
    Forever Stories Preschool-Grade 6
    This set of five books, written especially for preschool listeners and early elementary readers, describes the plan of salvation from the fall of Lucifer to the end of the millennium. Includes breathtaking all-new full-color art specially commissioned for...

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    Guide's Greatest Miracle Stories Kindergarten-Grade 8
    If you wonder whether God still cares, or if your faith needs a shot in the arm, you will cherish these believe-it-or-not true stories from Borneo to Kalamazoo to Venezuela that show that, when we need Him most, God is there.

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    Guide's Greatest Prayer Stories Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Prayer is mind-boggling. Find out how in these 12 exciting stories about prayer. Also available on Audio CD.

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    Hugs from Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    In this collection of pre-school devotionals, Sally Dillon shares simple object lessons that will arouse your child's imagination with a wide variety of hands-on experiences, most of them involving easy five-minute craft projects that engage all the senses,...

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    Johnny's Pants and Other Stories from Uncle Arthur on CD Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Seven well-loved stories told by Uncle Arthur on one CD! Johnny’s Pants, Jimmy and the Jam Jar, Vera’s Victory, The Two Carolyns, Why the Dogs Ran Away, Ken’s Baby Brother, Hold Up Your Hand.

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    Little Hearts for Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    This early childhood devotional is suitable for classroom and home worship use. Each reading includes a game, activity, craft, or a charming and original lyric sung to a well-known tune that will entice your child to delight in our awesome God.

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    Love Letters from Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    This is one of a new series of interactive devotional books which will help you engage your preschooler in activities designed to reinforce character building concepts. Your child will not merely hear the lessons, but act them, touch them, chew them, pray...

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    Messages to Young People Grade 9-Lifelong
    A practical guide for teens. Several generations of youth have been nourished by this uncompromising call to duty, purity, and service. The author, who began her ministry when only 17 years of age, invites Seventh-day Adventist youth to examine their reading,...

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    My Best Friend Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    Cheryl Woolsey makes it easy to bring your preschool children to Jesus every day with 180 short, simple devotionals. These well crafted devotionals build on Jesus' action-based style of teaching and explore Jesus’ life through the book of Matthew....

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    Praise Time - A Collection of Songs for Youth Grade 3-Lifelong
    Compiled from 30 years of favorites from Big Lake Youth Camp (Oregon), this book is made up of songs that have endured in the memories and hearts of young people. Includes some songs that had never been written down before now.

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    Stories of my Grandmother Grade 3-Grade 8
    A granddaughter reveals many little-known incidents in the life of Adventist church leader Ellen White, stories that make her seem more real to juniors.

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    Temperance Grade 7-Lifelong
    Although society has changed markedly since Ellen White lived and wrote, the principles she stressed regarding temperance remain remarkably relevant to contemporary life. Alcohol and other forms of intemperance destroy health, moral fiber, and spiritual discernment...

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    The Adventist Home Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This compilation contains practical counsel for Christian families, including guidance on where to locate the home and how to make it pleasant, and counsel on how to get along with other family members. Search the complete published writings of Ellen G. White...

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    Working with Social Media - Awareness and Cautions Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The potential of digital technologies can be fully used only when people understand their benefits and are able to manage them in their practical life. This means using them intelligently, knowing that one cannot depend on social media to shape one’s...

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    COVID-19 Resources for Teachers - Online Instruction Preschool-Grade 12
    Provided by the North American Division Office of Education and organized by subject and grade, these resources will help as you transition to distance education. Also included are resources on learning how to teach online, a list of educational companies...

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    Dialogue Editorial: In Season, Out of Season Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Living or spending time on college and university campuses provides fertile opportunities for witnessing 'in season and out of season.' Make the best of them."

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    Ghana National Association of Adventist Students holds its 37th Annual Congress Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Ghana National Association of Adventist Students “has spread to all Ghanaian colleges and universities as well as secondary schools across the country and has more than 28,000 members. Through its quarterly and annual activities, thousands of young...

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    Military Service and the New Testament - Should Adventists Serve in the Military? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author argues "that the New Testament calls the Christians to prioritize their identity as citizens of the kingdom of God over their allegiance to the kingdoms of this world. The Christian is never called to lay down his or her life for the state,...

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    Mpoki M. Ulisubisya - Dialogue with an Adventist High Commissioner of Tanzania to Canada Grade 11-Lifelong
    Ulisubisya states, “The Lord has provided many opportunities to share my faith where I work. Even more, drawing on the resources my faith provides, I strive to demonstrate integrity in all that I do and encourage others to do the same.”

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    Prayer and the Meaning of Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What a tragedy it would be to walk through life without any indication of why we walk or where the path leads us! The journey of life is worthwhile in itself. But this journey has a meaning! The Holy Scriptures teach us about the existing relationship...

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    The Choices We Make Tertiary-Lifelong
    This reflective piece details the author’s path to decide for herself to commit to God, and how her dream for her life changed.

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    To Be a Witness - The Call and the Challenge Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article includes six basic principles to shape the life of a witness, each with supporting biblical references.

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    When Faith and Science Clash Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The tension between faith and science may never be resolved, but we can learn to deal with it. The key to understanding the tension is to recognize the different presuppositions of faith and science concerning God and nature."

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    Five Coats One Purpose Grade 11-Lifelong
    "This is the story of our lives. We have dreams; we have plans. Then, suddenly, we fall into unexpected and difficult situations, circumstances over which we have no control. What can we do?"

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    Classroom Media Literacy Tools for Combating Disinformation and Fake News Grade 3-Lifelong
    "While in the past students previously used more books and encyclopedias to conduct their research and complete their schoolwork, most now use online search engines such as Google. For this reason, media literacy is an essential component of the curriculum,...

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    Ellen White and the Role of Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What was Ellen G. White’s view of research? This is a relevant question for Adventist education as a whole, and for Adventist students and teachers engaged in research in all areas of study." This article is the third in a series on biblical...

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    Nutrition Today - What You Should Know Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These practical guidelines will “help you make informed decisions regarding personal nutrition.”

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    Transitioning to Online School During the COVID-19 Pandemic - San Gabriel Academy Educators Share Recommendations for Good Practice Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Planning for any school year is a challenge, but planning for a pandemic year was not on the minds of the administration and faculty at San Gabriel Academy (SGA) in San Gabriel, California, U.S.A. Unknown territory has a way of producing challenges,...

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    I Can Read Series - Review and Herald Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Developed for the classroom and home school teaching, this series of early readers are all bilingual (English and Spanish). Topics include Bible stories, character development, and living things/animals. Each book features a vocabulary list, reading comprehension...

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    Internet Christian Library Grade 9-Lifelong
    A guide to Christian resources on the internet such as Christian literature, Bible study aids, and Bible collections. This includes links to guides to early church history, commentaries on Bible prophets, and the works of writers such as Augustine, Thomas...

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    NAD Early Childhood Education and Care 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Resources recommended by the NAD Office of Adventist Education specifically for parents and teachers of babies through early childhood.

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    Student Life and the Future of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary
    "The student-life program at an Adventist college or university should seek to foster a sense of institutional ownership, promote identity confirmation, and encourage a positive view of the mature Christian life. In order for student-life arrangements...

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    A Narrative Ministry to a Teenage Bible Class - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem. The Church is failing to communicate its doctrines to teenagers in a familiar, relevant, interesting, and understandable medium. Ministers and teachers are often using abstract language which is inadequate to gain the understanding and...

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    A Qualitative Investigation into the Significant Achievement of Pasifika Students in One New Zealand School Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This qualitative case study aimed to investigate why Pasifika students at one school in New Zealand were exhibiting higher levels of achievement than students in schools nationally were on average. The research was conducted through a variety of data...

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    A Student-Centred Mathematics Booklet System - Its Influence on Student's Mathematical Performance and Attitudes to Mathematics Tertiary-Lifelong
    "There are many approaches to teaching mathematics. This paper examines one student-centred approach called the Booklet System used by a number of secondary schools in Brisbane from the mid-1990's for about a decade. Claims made by those advocating this...

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    A Study of Selected Variables Dealing with Continuing Education Interests of Seventh-Day Adventist Pastors and Judicatory in the North American Division Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Background and Purpose of the Study: The study grew out of an increased Seventh-day Adventist interest in continuing education for ministry in the church's North American Division. This interest had generally been accompanied by a lack of current...

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    An Investigation into the Spelling and Grammar Skills of Students who Use Individual Laptop Computers in a Year 6 Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This thesis constitutes a case study of a single Grammar School in the State of New South Wales, Australia during the year 2008. This particular study takes on a qualitative approach to research, adopting a case study methodology taking data from lesson...

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    Curriculum and Societal Needs - Stakeholders Perceptions of the Solomon Islands Secondary School Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Education is strongly linked to economic development, prosperity and social progress, yet recently, the Solomon Islands has experienced economic and social problems. This research used a questionnaire and interviews to gather perceptions from curriculum...

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    Directions for Future Models of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care in Seventh-day Adventist Secondary Schools in Australia - A Modified Delphi Application Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Chaplaincy is increasingly becoming an important service and ministry in public and private schools in Australia. Given the current growth of, but perceived lack of direction for chaplaincy in Seventh-day Adventist schools, this study sought to explore...

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    High School Worship Assembly and Student Faith Maturity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The development of spirituality and faith in students is one of the main goals of Christian education. The present study investigated this faith development and factors that contributed to it. Within the content of the study, faith was identified in...

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    Participative Leadership in the Toronto Seventh-day Adventist Church - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem: Respect for an authoritarian style of leadership in the church has diminished. Due to societal and cultural changes church members are seeking greater participation in the decision making processes in the church. It was the purpose of this project...

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    Perceptions of the Pastoral Selection Process of Local Conferences in the Australian Union Conference Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This research seeks to identify the perceptions of the pastoral selection process in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand. Specifically, it seeks to gather perceptions of church members as they relate to the strengths and weaknesses...

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    Pre-Service Teachers' Self-Efficacy and Instructional Tactics Tertiary
    "Research indicates that self-efficacy, a person's belief in their own ability to meet certain expectations, can impact on their success. This concept has implications for pre-service teachers who are required to bridge the gap between theory and practice on...

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    Promoting Health and Wellness in Australian Church Communities - The Parish Nurses' Lived Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Parish nursing, has emerged in Australia over the last decade with an aim to provide holistic health care to people in church community settings through health education, counselling, referral, support and co-ordination of volunteers. Great value has...

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    Publish or Perish - A Study of the Role of Print in the Adventist Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Despite the proliferation of various forms of media, print remains a popular choice for communication among voluntary, nonprofit organisations. The Seventh-day Adventist Church, with its print-rich heritage and a continuing print emphasis, proves ideal...

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    Religious Coping Strategies and the Role of the Local Minister in Supporting Church Members Facing Negative Life Events Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Coping is at the core of life. For religious people, religious coping also plays a significant part in the potential outcome of a crisis. Firstly, this study determined the type of religious coping methods adopted by Australian Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Self-Reported Personal Problems of Adventist Academy Students Grade 8-Grade 12
    Problem: Adolescence is a time fraught with many challenges. There are no current studies prior to this one for Adventist academy students concerning the whole range of their personal problems. Method: A survey of students in 14 Adventist...

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    Soft Options or Practical Reality? A Study of Practical Course Options for HSC Students in SDA Schools in NSW Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study examines the perceptions of senior students in four Seventh-day Adventist schools in New South Wales toward the range of subject options available at their school. In particular the study focuses upon students’ perceived levels of satisfaction...

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    Television as a Medium for Evangelism - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The electronic communications media of today appear to offer almost limitless opportunities for communicating the message of the gospel to very large numbers of people. Television in particular occupies a primary place in communicating with people in...

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    The Impact of Avondale College's Ethos, Mission and Values on Six Students Not of the Seventh-day Adventist Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Christian tertiary institutions' ethos, mission and values impacts on students not of the particular faith of the Christian educational institution. This study investigated six fourth year education students' experiences at Avondale College during...

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    The Nature and Effectiveness of a Community - Based Volunteer - Delivered Health Education Program - A New Zealand Based Case Study Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasingly becoming one of the largest contributors to preventable death globally each year. This disease is predominately caused by poor lifestyle choices such as unhealthy diet, inactivity, smoking and the harmful...

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    Worship and the Faith of the Family - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The home is the most potent setting for the development of Christian characteristics. The 'ecology' of Christian nurture that once existed in society - the Christian community, the school system taught by at least nominally Christian teachers, the church,...

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    JAE Editorial: Adventures in Russia - Adventist Education's Newest Frontier Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An editorial report on the first Adventist Teacher's Seminar held in Russia. Ganson shares education news from Russia, such as final arrangements for an elementary school in Moscow, translation and distribution of Ellen White's book Education, and the many...

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    Age-appropriate Experiences and Rituals That Help Students Encounter God, Part II Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Faith-based rituals can be traced back to the Garden of Eden. However, Christian rituals now have counterfeits. Children “need to know what each ritual represents, why we celebrate each one, and how we should practice them.”

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    Cost-Effective Collection Development in the Digital Age - Considerations for Academic Libraries Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Are print or electronic books the most economical option for academic libraries? Given the different qualities associated with print and electronic books and the varied processes involved in making them available to readers, college and university librarian...

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    Supporting the Learning, Growth, and Success of Our Students in the Face of Trauma Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Educators are adept at meeting the academic, social-emotional, and spiritual needs of the students they serve. However, teachers and administrators also need to be concerned about the impact of trauma on children and their ability to perform and thrive...

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    ​Protecting Student Privacy - Learning From COVID-19 Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Unlike planned online learning utilizing course management or learning-management systems, the Emergency Remote Learning that took place during COVID-19 “often brought together poorly vetted online applications that utilize undefined levels of encryption...

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    Australian Research on School Climate and Faith Engagement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This poster shares the first year overview of Avondale College and School's two year longitudinal mixed methods research. The study is investigating whether an increase in staff and student engagement in school-based faith development activities equate to...

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    School Climate and Faith Engagement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Funded by the Association of Independent Schools in Australia, this two year research collaboration between Avondale School and Avondale University College confirmed a significant link between faith engagement and positive school climate. Read the full report...

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    Attitudes and Problems Perceived in Adventist Mission Schools of Hong Kong Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem: In spite of the combined efforts of both the local churches and the schools, the church attendance of Seventh-day Adventist adolescents has been low. This present study was to identify the religious attitudes of current Adventist students...

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    A Profile Comparison of Perceptions Regarding What Constitutes Effective Worship Team Leadership Held by Adventist Church Stakeholders - Similarities, Contrasts, and Suggestions for a Direction for More Effective Development of the Role Tertiary
    As church programs have become more complex and varied, the variety of roles and number of people involved in church management and leadership has also increased. The worship team leader is one of these emerging roles. As a result of these changes it has become...

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    Ambassadors Curriculum - Fostering a New Generation of Spiritual Leaders Grade 11-Tertiary
    Intended for ages 16-21, "Ambassadors is a new level of youth ministry designed to equip leaders with resources to train a new generation of youths to be the hands, feet, and voice of Jesus in their local churches and communities." Developed by General...

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    Australasian Research Institute - ARI Tertiary-Lifelong
    The ARI is established to coordinate, promote and facilitate research activities, within the member organisations and to manage these resources making them accessible to the wider research community. The ARI operates from within the unique environment of the...

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    Claiming Our Time With God and With Each Other 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Time may be the most important thing to give your children. Time spent with God is also vital not only to our spiritual life for for our families as well. This article addresses these and other important aspects of time.

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    Detective Zack Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    A ten book series of adventure stories that build faith in the Bible and God. Titles include: Detective Zack and the Secret of Noah's Flood Detective Zack and the Secrets in the Sand Detective Zack and the Red Hat Mystery Detective Zack...

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    Do My Parents Really Love Me? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Children at any age need to know they are loved. They will not ask in words. We must show (not just tell) our kids at all ages that we love them. This article looks at this topic and provides some resources for further reading.

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    Education Code for Atlantic Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This education code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of elementary and secondary schools within the Atlantic Union Conference of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    GC Adventurers Preschool-Grade 5
    The General Conference Adventurer ministry webpage contains Adventurer awards; the Adventurer song words, music, and audio in various languages; leadership tools (Adventurer Administrative Manual and Teacher's Resource Manual); and more.

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    GC Pathfinders Grade 5-Grade 12
    The General Conference Pathfinder ministry website includes all honor requirements; the Pathfinder song, words, music, and audio, in various languages; leadership tools; manuals for class work; camporee information; and more.

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    GC Youth Department Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Youth Department facilitates and supports the ministry of the Adventist Church in winning, training, holding, and reclaiming its youth. It is to assist the world church in forming objectives, goals, and plans, and to provide training that will equip the...

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    God's Schools - Our Hope Tertiary
    This article is focused on Adventist education.

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    Homeschool Statistics and Research Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Review current numbers, demographics, and research on homeschooling available through the Home School Legal Defense Association. This content is found by scrolling past media contact, press releases, and recent stories.

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    How To Be There When You Can't Be There 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Many parents need to travel for their work. If you have to be away from home you may worry about the impact it will have on your children. This article gives advice on how to stay connected with your children when you are away from home.

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    Keys to Drug Abuse Prevention Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article lays out basic ways you can help prevent drug abuse.

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    Learning When and How to Disagree 0-2 years-Lifelong
    There are time in life when we must disagree with others. This article outlines how to do that in an effective way that will not damage relationships. An important skill for any age.

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    Parenting Against Prejudice 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Every family has "isms" that affect them: alcoholism, racism, workaholism, sexism. Views and lifestyles can be held on to for generations. But many of these "isms" not only harm our own families, but they also detract from our ability to...

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    Parents Are Missionaries at Home 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Your home (or classroom) is your primary mission field. Words of encouragement and affirmation do much to help children learn and grow. Our treatment of our children will teach them lessons about God. Never think that you are not doing anything big for God....

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    Set Free Grade 9-Grade 12
    Renowned gospel recording artist Michael Harris, tells the story of his deliverance from a life of drugs and alcohol.

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    Shoebox Kids Bible Stories Grade 3-Grade 4
    A six book Seventh-day Adventist-developed trade book series covering the Old Testament that make truths relevant to today's kids. Titles include: Creation to Abraham From Isaac to the Red Sea From Sinai to the Walls of Jericho From...

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    Sometimes I Think My Name Is No No 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article examines how to discipline without demoralizing children.

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    Sonrise Farm Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    A four book series about a girl and her horse that builds faith in God. Meet Jenny Thomas and her courageous Palomino mare Sunny. Their inspirational adventures are based on true stories, and are sure to inspire horse lovers of all ages. Titles include:

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    Stress - Is It Contagious? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Stress is often part of our lives. Our stress can affect our children. This article explains ways to help “stress-proof” our kids.

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    Sugar-Coated Mornings 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the importance of good nutrition. A good breakfast is important for students' growth and learning!

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    Teaching Children to Love Tertiary
    This article is focused on children and their learning how to love.

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    Thanks for the Chance to Fall in Love Again Tertiary
    This article shares success stories from Adventist programs that seek to enhance and improve marriages. The article mentions Marriage Encounter, Marriage Commitment, and Marriage Enrichment, all Adventist programs created to engage married couples. The article...

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    The Best Thing my Great-grandma Ever Gave Me 0-2 years-Lifelong
    We learn many lessons from our elders. The author shares a memory of her great-grandmother and its meaning to her.

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    The Kids Hymn Project Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Fifteen hymns set in a contemporary style teach the kids of your congregation a love for the cherished hymns of our faith." The story behind each hymn is included. Available for purchase are a book, director's resource mini-notebook, listening CD,...

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    To Listen Is to Show Your Child Love 0-2 years-Lifelong
    One way to show people (children or adults)that you care is by truly listening. Taking the time to really listen to our children is a wonderful way to show you care and also to build your relationship with your child. This article also explains how to teach...

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    Vaccinating Your Children Against Substance Abuse 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article gives some suggestions for ways that parents can help prevent their children from using drugs.

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    Working Together - We Can Make a Difference for Our Children 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article discusses the importance of the home, church, and school working together for our children.

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    A Comparative Study of the Distribution of Spiritual Gifts Among Students at Andrews University Tertiary
    "Problem: Recently, considerable interest in spiritual gifts has developed and many scholars have attempted to measure them. This study was to determine whether spiritual gifts distribution is related to a specific demographic profile, and discriminates...

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    A Curriculum Database for Continuing Education for Ministers in the Colombia-Venezuela Union Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Background and Purpose of the Study: The Seventh-day Adventist Church is seeking research data on which to base the planning and development of efficient continuing education for ministry programs geographically and culturally adapted to the territories...

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    Selected Variables Related to Alienation from Religion as Perceived by Students Attending Seventh-day Adventist Academies in the United States Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Problem: Some young people who are reared in religious homes reject the religion of their parents upon reaching adolescence. This is a matter of crucial concern to church youth leaders as well as to parents. It was the purpose of the present study...

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    The Contribution of Education, Experience, and Personal Characteristics on the Reflective Judgment of Students Preparing for School Administration Tertiary
    "Problem: School administrators must use high levels of reasoning to deal with the complexities of today's educational system. Reflective thinking has proven to be an effective administrative tool in problem solving, staff supervision, and school...

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    The Lift Project - Lift Your Mood and Your Life Preschool-Lifelong
    Enjoy 10 fascinating lessons introducing scientifically proven ways to life your mood and your life, shared by Dr. Darren Morton, Lifestyle Medicine expert and Avondale College professor. Find individual lesson links here. Lessons 1, 8, 9, and 10 are freely...

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    Dialogue Editorial: Who Is My Neighbor in a Time of Social Distancing? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The answer to the question ‘who is my neighbor?’ will be found in a myriad of ways. Every problem and challenge is a call to creative ministry. Every need is an opportunity to respond."

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    Professionals - Any Room in God’s Ministry? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As Christian professionals, the activity of architects is steeped in technicalities. They are expected to work a lot of hours; leaving them no extra time for actual 'ministry.' In such an environment, with hardly enough time for family or personal Bible...

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    David Meyer - Dialogue with an Adventist Academic Ophthalmologist from South Africa Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Like all practitioners of medicine, ophthalmic surgeons, too, have to be committed to their profession and need to have a love and a passion for those who come under their care."

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    Reaching Out to University Students in Mongolia Tertiary
    "Mongolia is exceptionally rich with resources of young people, especially college and university students. Adventists do not have their own university in the country, but PCM is active and fully devoted to ministering to the spiritual needs of the country’s...

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    Understanding My Sikh Friends Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The goal of a Sikh believer is inward transformation―namely, to resist selfish and worldly pursuits through praying, working, serving, and almsgiving."

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    Adventist Health Studies Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Adventist Health Studies are long-term studies exploring the links between lifestyle, diet, and disease among Seventh-day Adventists. More than 96,000 church members from the U.S. and Canada are participating in the current study, AHS-2, conducted by...

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    Adventist Historical Documents on the Web Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This initial collection of web documents or sites in English or Spanish focus on the history of Adventism and Millerism in the United States will be expanding. A service of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL).

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    Apologia High School Science Grade 7-Grade 12
    A Christian high school science curriculum that is readable, easy to understand, and has experiments which can be performed in a small or home school. The curriculum is backed by a question/answer support system.

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    Comparative Analysis of Students' Information Seeking Behaviour in Adventist Universities - A Survey of Babcock and Solusi Universities Tertiary
    This study examined the information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students in two Seventh-day Adventist institutions. The population was made up of 4,741 students from three faculties registered during the first semester of 2009/2010 academic session....

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    Growing a University Library in Africa Tertiary
    This paper presents the story of the establishment of the Judith Thomas Library, Adventist University of Africa.

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    Julius & Friends Series Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Seventh-day Adventist-developed trade book series of funny and interesting animal stories that build character. Titles include: Julius, the Pesky Pet Parrot

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    Loma Linda University Center for Health Research Publications Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Loma Linda University Center for Health Research team has "completed over 1,300 consulting projects to date. Many of the research projects are published in peer-reviewed journals."

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    One Day School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Need a school built in a day? Maranatha International has a kit to construct a one room school for 40 students for just $7,500, including concrete floor, shipped anywhere in the world.

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    Pilgrims Progress Childrens Ministry Curriculum Grade 1-Grade 6
    A 12 lesson curriculum built on a continued story version of Pilgrim's Progress. Designed for a weekly inner-city outreach setting, this could be adapted to a variety of children's Christian education venues. the benefits of being able to edit and improve...

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    The Teen Bible Challenge Grade 8-Tertiary
    As a teenager, DeVries was challenged to begin reading the Bible for himself. Still experiencing the positive results decades later, he now encourages readers to join the Center for Biblical Studies in the Bible Challenge: to "invite the young (and not...

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    Strategies for Seventh-day Adventist Theological Education in the South Pacific Islands Tertiary
    Problem: Theological education is an important concern of the Seventh day Adventist Church in the South Pacific Islands. Current concerns include ascertaining the best type of theological education for the Adventist Church in this Region; determining...

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    Little Red School House Restoration Project Lifelong
    Focused on restoring a significant building near William Miller’s farm, “the Little Red School House Restoration Project is supported by Seventh-day Adventist university presidents and institutions. Your support will bring the historic Little Red...

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    Avoiding Fake Degrees and Diploma Mills - Recommendations for Educators and Academic Administrators Tertiary
    "The purpose of this article is to address the issue of degree fraud, share the biblical basis regarding integrity as it relates to such situations, present ways to identify reputable colleges and accredited degree programs, and inform administrators...

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    Far Beyond the Virtual Classroom - The Power of Home Visitation Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Visiting students in their own home environments is a good way to get to know them and to build a good relationship with the family, especially at the beginning of the school year."

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    The Bible, Ellen White, and Fiction - One Teacher’s Journey Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "My lifelong journey of navigating fiction’s turbulent waters, guided by such biblical and Spirit of Prophecy counsel, has come to an end. I no longer embrace fiction, viewing it as instructive, entertaining, innocuous, or necessary. Instead, I...

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    Young Child Ministries Preschool-Kindergarten
    "The mission of Young Child Ministries is to assist families with young children in understanding the Biblical principles of child rearing and child guidance." This site provides resources for developing the whole child with guidance from the Bible,...

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    ​Adventist History Study Tour - Walking in the Footsteps of the Pioneers Tertiary-Lifelong
    "By visiting these historic locations, participants would not only learn about the past, but also be inspired and re-energized to continue the work of Adventist education and mission."

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    ​Introducing Ellen White to a New Generation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Maybe you’ve noticed—many of the younger generation aren’t reading Ellen White. Often, the problem is that, to them, her writings have lost their relevance. So how can church leaders, including teachers and educational administrators,...

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    Adventist Education and Its Eschatological Dimension in the Writings of Ellen White Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Seventh-day Adventists have historically placed a high value on the Bible and its multifaceted truth, which has been illuminated and supported by the writings of Ellen G. White."

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    Age-appropriate Experiences and Rituals That Help Students Encounter God, Part I Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Experiencing salvation is a process that involves daily, lifelong learning and communication with God."

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    Feedback as a Conversation - The Power of Bidirectional Feedback Grade 7-Tertiary
    "Feedback needs to be more than just a teacher responding to a student, whether in conversation or in writing, about a single assignment."

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    Honorable in Business - Business Ethics from a Christian Perspective Grade 11-Lifelong
    "How can one be a Christian in the world of business, not just on the weekend? How can one be honorable in business? Through the integration of the Christian worldview and business ethics, this book provides Christians with a mental framework with which...

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    JAE Editorial: Ellen White Said - Dispelling Myths and Reaffirming Faith Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The author describes how a dreaded class ended up giving her "not only knowledge of the gift of prophecy, but also a balanced perspective on Ellen White’s writings in relationship to the Scriptures, a deeper appreciation for her writings and her...

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    When a School Board Member Goes Rogue Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Although Seventh-day Adventist school boards have significant power to influence the schools under their care, they are not independent entities."

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    The Little Word Catcher - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 2
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Social Issues and Culture, Grade 2.

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    Blizzard of Glass - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 8
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Heroes, Grade 8.

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    Education Code for Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Canada Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual for elementary and secondary school leaders includes application and authorization for senior academy status, denominational status approval, junior academy application, establishment and maintenance guide, pre/junior/kindergarten assessment, guidelines...

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    Underground to Canada - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 6
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Heroes, Grade 6.

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    When the Cherry Blossom Fell - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 5
    This downloadable Pathways Daily Lesson Guide is for teaching Canada's selection for Friends and Family, Grade 5.

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    This study applies a phenomenological design to capture and analyze "clergywomen’s collective lived experience of theological education." The researcher uses the findings from the investigation to develop "a contemporary model for theological...

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    In the Wake of the State - Seventh-day Adventism and Apartheid in South Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is part of a large study of Seventh-day Adventism, which has included over 3,000 in-depth interviews in 55 countries in all twelve divisions of the world church. It reports on how the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Africa formalized the...

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    The Fragmenting of Apocalypticism within a Denominationalizing Sect - The Case of Seventh-day Adventism Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper focuses on the North American Division of the Adventist Church (the U.S. and Canada). It uses a sociological church-sect theory lens to interpret changes in Adventism regarding apocalypcism. It argues that over the past 150 years, Adventism has...

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    The Global Religious Landscape Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report is about the size and distribution of the world’s major religious groups as of 2010. Pew Research has assembled data on the size and geographic distribution of eight major religious groups, including the religiously unaffiliated.

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    This report summarizes key findings from more than 25,000 face-to-face interviews conducted on behalf of the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life in more than 60 languages or dialects in 19 sub-Saharan African nations from December...

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    This paper reports the NET '95 Initiative representing a major new thrust in soul winning for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Telephone interviews were conducted.

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    This report presents the "results of a survey designed to reveal what motivates Seventh-day Adventists to return tithe."

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    1997-98 Local Church Usage and Evaluation of ACN Tertiary-Lifelong
    In 1994, the Adventist Church in North America created a satellite network, the Adventist Communications Network, to link its congregations.This report is based on 364 telephone interviews in 1998.

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    Giving Practices and Attitudes Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study is focused on giving practices and attitudes in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Its purpose was to identify some of the key attitudes that motivate tithing and other giving practices, especially as they relate to denominational...

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    Pathways of the Pioneers Grade 1-Lifelong
    117 captivating stories cover the exciting, troublesome, and difficult early years of the Seventh-day Adventist church from William Miller's ministry through the death of Ellen G. White. Valuable for classroom, home or church use for all ages. Listen freely...

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    What Will We Take to Heaven - Temperament, Character, or Personality? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "God does not ask us to improve ourselves, but to be reborn. Only then will we be able to develop a character in the image of God. Transformed character is the only treasure we can take to heaven."

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    Adventist Post-Secondary Institutions Accreditation Status Tertiary-Lifelong
    This list identifies by institution and country all post-secondary institutions recognized and accredited by the Seventh-day Adventist church, along with the year each institution was first accredited and when current accreditation expires.

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    Bible Life Series 5: Fruit of the Spirit - God's Gift Grade 5
    Previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum, Fruit of the Spirit: God's Gift is a revision of the fifth grade Bible textbook What Shall I Live For? Designed for Grade 5, or the first in the Grade 5-8 multigrade cycle, this text is divided into...

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    Bibles Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find published Bibles for all ages. The Adventist Book Center's listing includes the Visual Bible series; the KJV and the NKJV; the International Children's Bible; NKJV Gift Bible, Children's Edition; The Clear Word and more.

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    Pictures & Posters of Bible Stories - ABC Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A variety of prints of biblical characters are available, most as posters. Current items include (listed by artist): Harry Anderson Prints - David Watches His Sheep, Free Press - Free People, Keep Them Separate, What Happened to Your Hand? Lars...

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    Download the IBMTE (International Board of Ministerial and Theological Education) Handbook, and other resources for AAA accreditation.

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    Institute of Church Ministry Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Institute of Church Ministry (ICM)'s mission is to "share the expertise and resources of Andrews University and the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary with the Adventist church in North America."

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    Upper Columbia Conference Education Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Downloadable forms from the Upper Columbia Conference in the North Pacific Union, North American Division include: Alternate Text Request Form Education Materials Reimbursement Student Acceleration Request Acceleration - Parent Consent...

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    World Christian Database Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The World Christian Database provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Extensive data are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data...

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    I Miss Grandpa Grade 1-Grade 8
    Available freely online or in hard copy for purchase, this book is written from an Adventist perspective to help children understand death and eternal life.

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    Journey to Excellence Overview Text - J2E Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Journey to Excellence initiative provided a framework guiding Adventist education in North America into the 21st century. The outcomes are worth considering still in strategic planning. A pdf version is also available.

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    Encounter Bible Curriculum Materials Lists Grade 1-Grade 6
    Provided by the Pacific Union Conference, these "elementary Encounter material lists have been compiled for use in the classroom. Each grade level includes the materials for all units."

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    How to Write a Bad Action Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
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    Pacific Union Conference - Adventist Education Statement on Standards and Common Core Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document on standards for student learning in Adventist schools includes a question and answer section regarding Common Core State Standards.

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    School Board Conflict of Interest Statement Sample - Pacific Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This model conflict of interest statement can be edited and used for your school board members.

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    School Board Model Confidentiality Agreement - Pacific Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This sample confidentiality pledge for school board members can be edited for your school.

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    Chocolate as Part of a Healthful Diet - Insights That Might Surprise You Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Cocoa seems to deliver the highest levels of the very antioxidants that seem to help our body burn off excess fat and maintain a healthy fat to muscle ratio."

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    Registrars' Handbook for Pacific Union Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The Registrars’ Handbook has been developed to provide the Pacific Union Conference academy registrars and principals a useful guide for carrying out the vital administrative functions of a school authorized to offer secondary grades." Templates...

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    Sample Student Handbook Policies - Pacific Union Conference Preschool-Grade 12
    Reference this document when developing a school handbook for an Adventist school. Sections to include in North America Division schools are included. Some sections can be used verbatim and other sections refer to information from the Pacific...

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    Data Rollup - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the North American Division, "Data Rollup optimizes the delivery and storage of reports, empowering schools, conferences, and unions with the ability to access reports immediately in PDF format and store them digitally." This page describes the...

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    I Never Thought It Could Happen to Me - Emily’s Journey Through Depression Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Depression may touch anyone. With proper interventions, its grip can be loosened."

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    Sample Report Cards - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    View or download sample report cards for elementary and high schools in the North American Division. An interactive feature connects to applicable standards. A rationale for the K-8 grading scales is also available.

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    Sharing the Gospel in a Postmodern World - Challenges and Opportunities Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Humility in sharing the truth requires a personal testimony that is genuine and authentic. Sharing what has worked for you has an incredible power, but it requires that people see that it has really worked for you."

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    Faculty Commons Tertiary-Lifelong
    A ministry of Cru (previously Campus Crusade for Christ), Faculty Commons wants to "help you bring the resources of the university (fellow faculty, grad students, students, and ideas) to the world for the advance...

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    Adventist World Publishing Houses Lifelong
    Find contact information for all Adventist publishers, organized within the 13 world divisions, and countries therein.

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    Ellen White - Life and Work Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books by and about Ellen White.

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    General Conference Children's Ministries Preschool-Grade 5
    The General Conference childrens ministries website includes recommended resources and articles; a newsletter; church manual statements; Jesus' ministry to children statement; Just for Kids devotional activities, and crafts; articles on current topics...

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    Handbook for Teacher Assistants - North Pacific Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This handbook is designed to outline the role of the teacher's assistant. Topics include: Role of a Teacher Assistant; Job Description of a Teacher Assistants; Tips on How to Be a Teacher Assistant; The Six- to Ten-Year-Old Child; The Ten-to- Fourteen-Year-Old...

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    NAD Education Job Listings Preschool-Tertiary
    Current openings in Adventist educational institutions that are available to qualified candidates who reside in North America.

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    North Pacific Union Conference Education Department Preschool-Grade 12
    Find contact information for the North Pacific Union Conference's Education department, as well as a variety of resources.

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    Summer Camp - Where God Spends His Summers Tertiary
    This article shares benefits of Seventh-day Adventist summer camps in North America.

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    Vocabulary Spelling City NAD Language Arts Word Lists Kindergarten-Lifelong
    VocabularySpellingCity is an excellent supplemental resource to your Pathways Vocabulary & Spelling curriculum. The site contains lists for Pathways Themes 1-9, found in the "Registered Teachers" box. This interactive educational web...

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    A Grade I Could Not Earn - What My Brightest Student Taught Me About Grace Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist educator Mundende reflects on his interaction with a senior student, and observes that salvation can not be earned. It can only come through the grace of God.

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    Beyond Belief Tertiary
    This article reveals reasons why members leave the church. The studies show that the main reason is not because of bad experience, but because of the change of their beliefs. The article also provides suggestions about this topic.

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    Biblical Research Institute - Science and Religion Grade 9-Lifelong
    Access articles, presentations and position papers by Adventist theologians affirming creation, and discussing topics such as earth's origins, a biblical perspective on the philosophy of science, statements on faith and science, and more.

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    Church Dropouts - Is There Any Hope? Tertiary
    This article analyzes church dropouts. It shares thoughts of Monte Sahlin, Paul Richardson, Julia Duin, etc.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Adventists and Military Service Grade 11-Lifelong
    "In the ongoing discussion about the ethical issues of killing, war, and military service, perhaps the counsel of the apostle Paul, given in another context, may be helpful: 'each should be fully convinced in their own mind.' Let each one prayerfully...

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    Father of Preachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Johnson tells of the life and ministry of Dr. C.E. Mosely Jr and the impact he has had on Adventist education.

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    Hey Love Them and They Will Come Tertiary
    Why don’t young people see religion as central in their lives? Think about it. You mentor, you pray…a lot. You speak about the love of Jesus, about the Bible, and you may lead conversations about God and His power to change lives. You spend...

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    It's Not the Message - Thoughts on Keeping Young People in the Church Tertiary
    This article reveals information about young adults and the reasons why they leave the church. Its focus is on youth retention.

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    The Sanctuary and Its Cleansing Grade 4-Lifelong
    "In this special supplement to the Adventist Review, Dr. Angel Rodriguez, an associate director of the Biblical Research Institute of the General Conference, examines [Daniel 8 and 9] in light of intensive Adventist study during the past 15...

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    What Jesus Said About Young Adult Ministry Tertiary
    This article is about young adult ministry. It is focused on young adults and the problem with them leaving the church and with their high-risk behaviors. It presents Jesus' strategies from the Bible and it encourages churches for action.

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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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    Adventist Mission Grade 9-Lifelong
    This site provides a wealth of articles, stories, children's activities, videos, a DVD, and other resources about Adventist missions and missionaries. Witness how God is improving lives through Adventist mission work around the world and in your neighborhood....

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    Career Opportunities in Philanthropy Grade 12-Lifelong
    Job openings in development targeted to an audience of executives, managers and professionals visiting this site. Individuals who are organization members are encouraged to keep their resumes posted on this site as a reference for employers.

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    Global Mission Religious Study Centers Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The Office of Adventist Mission operates six Global Mission Centers in key locations around the world." Find information on the following: Global Center for Adventist-Muslim Relations, World Jewish-Adventist Friendship Center, Center for East Asian...

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    GRISDA Affirmation of Creation Statement Grade 5-Lifelong
    Read the Seventh-day Adventist fundamental belief regarding biblical creation, the 2004 General Conference Annual Council action in response to the International Faith and Science Conference's "An Affirmation of Creation" statement, and the Geoscience...

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    Ministerial Association Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Ministerial Association serves the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide in its proclamation of the everlasting gospel and in its divine mission to prepare people to meet their soon-coming Lord. It aims to accomplish this mission through its ministry...

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    Seventh-day Adventist General Conference Education Department Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The General Conference Education Department supervises, coordinates, promotes and controls quality of the global Adventist educational system. This includes 5,500 schools, colleges, and universities, with 47,000 teachers and almost 1 million students in 100...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook Grade 9-Lifelong
    Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook online will help you find Adventist schools, colleges, churches, missions, unions, conferences, statistics and other helpful reference information.

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    As new members are added to the church roster researchers have solicited their feedback in an attempt to ascertain effective methods of winning and establishing new converts. This article reports on data collected on new members and features implications for...

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    Encouraging Children to Write Poetry Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Writing poetry helps “students grow into confident human beings because the discipline of writing inspires critical thinking.”

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    Balancing Justice and Mercy in Classroom Assessment and Grading Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "In order for classroom assessment and grading procedures to be positive, fair, and accurate, teachers need a new framework to inform their assessment practices."

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    Inclusive Curricula, Pedagogies, and Environments in the Social Studies Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Defining learning outcomes is a primary challenge in teaching and learning about diversity; thus, adopting and practicing culturally responsive ideology responds to all students’ needs by focusing on inclusive curricula, pedagogies, and environments."

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    In Search of a Better Story - Teaching Wisdom to Build Wellbeing in an Increasingly Complex World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Throughout history, seeking wisdom has been integral in the pursuit of a fulfilling, good life. How does this look in our changing, complex world today?

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    JAE Editorial: Speak Up, Annalee! Creating Safe Places for Students to Thrive Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A fast-paced, robust classroom full of conversation, activity, and creativity can be a great learning environment, but what if some students find it stressful? Additional articles in this issue include: ​Feedback...

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    JAE Editorial: Teachers - The People Who Make the Difference in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The articles in this issue showcase a variety of interests and are authored by individuals passionate about providing quality Adventist education that is Bible-based, kingdom-directed, and service-oriented, with Christ at the center." Article...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 13 Issue 2: A Bigger Boat Kindergarten-Tertiary
    What is our anxious, modern world lacking? What place do values hold? In his editorial, Graeme Perry describes the need of a bigger and better boat, a salvation ark. Additional articles in this issue include: In...

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    The Writer’s Labyrinth - A Reflection on the Principles of Academic Writing Part 2 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This author views “writing and reading as a way of tracing [God’s] love through the past, present and future.”

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    After the Earthquake - Adult Reflections on Adolescent Experiences of a Natural Disaster Grade 7-Grade 12
    By interviewing participants seven years after the event, “this ‘living memory’ study investigated the perceived psychoemotional experiences of four senior high school students at one Christian school during and after the February 22, 2011,...

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    Can Teachers See Australia's New Caste-ism? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "There are competing narratives about the design and purpose of life within our Western world. Part of this competition of ideas is caught up in implications that come from how we view human beings as persons. This article proposes that one of these new...

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    Good? Different? Assessing the Idea of an Atypical Clinical Teaching Model of Initial Teacher Education, Using SWOT Analysis Tertiary
    “Is a Clinical Teaching Model, characterised by a school-embedded, employment-integrated, alternative mode, an opportune path for initial teacher education? A [Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats] Analysis is used to address this question...

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    Human Touch in the Primary School Setting Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Analysis of interviews conducted at a small faith-based school “indicated the majority of the participants in this study supported the use of ‘healthy’ physical contact, between teachers and students. Students, parents and teachers were mindful...

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    The Lived Experiences of Students and Faculty of a Christian College who Participated in a Short-term International Mission Trip Tertiary
    One-on-one interviews with mission trip participants revealed the following themes: cultural adaptation, relationships, spiritual factors, and personal gain.

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

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    What It Might Mean to Be a Classroom Ready Teacher? Tertiary
    It is suggested that what is considered to be ‘classroom ready’ “is dependent upon a worldview presented as ‘normative’ and ‘authorised’ emerging from a powerful story about the world that in terms of establishing...

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    Asian Aid Grade 1-Lifelong
    This is a way for your students to be involved in the mission field, sharing Jesus and helping those in need. For over 50 years, Asian Aid has aimed "to strengthen the capacity of families and communities to protect, nurture and support their children...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education in North America - Theological Perspectives and Current Issues Tertiary
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church represents one of the largest denominational school systems in North America, with 837 elementary schools, 109 secondary schools and 15 colleges and universities. This book aims to help educators and administrators find strong...

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    Clubhouse Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Christian magazine provides high-interest reading for juniors. Focus on the Family Clubhouse Magazine's website includes Bible resources, magazine information, links to other Focus on the Family ministries, and fun stuff like puzzles, jokes, art, recipes,...

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    Message Magazine Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A Christian magazine of contemporary issues.

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    Why Our Teenagers Leave the Church - Personal Stories from a 10-year Study Tertiary
    Completed over the course of 10 years, this study looks at the various factors that lead to young people leaving the church. At the end of the study, several recommendations were made on ways to keep young people engaged and interested.

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    Ethics in Qualitative Research - A Practical Guide Tertiary-Lifelong
    Recommended for qualitative researchers interested in strategies for good ethical practices, “this paper goes from the definition of ethics to the importance of ethical practices and to the implementation of practical considerations before, during, and...

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    Facebook Addiction and Academic Anxiety among University Students Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Within academics, social media has developed a stronger and stronger presence in the lives of students and educators. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Facebook addiction and academic anxiety."

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    Faith Development among Elementary Students in an Adventist Campus - A Case Study Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The elementary school years are crucial in a child’s faith development. This study found that key influences include family background, environment, and participatory instruction.

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    Fostering Creative Skills for Students Using Project-Based Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This paper "points out the roles played by instructors and learners to promote creative thinking using project-based learning, and the challenges they encounter." It also "provides the ways learners participate in this process in order to...

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    Responding to K-12 Implementation - A Case Study of an Adventist Secondary School in the Philippines Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the Philippines, adjusting from a 10-year basic education cycle to a K-12 structure has “presented several challenges such as teachers’ training and deployment and infrastructure requirements to Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools that are...

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    Holding The Fort - The Service-Oriented Leadership of Librarians Tertiary
    Focusing on six librarians in the Philippines, this “ethnographic study highlights the values and shared culture of librarians of a Christian institution of higher education.”

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    The Common Rule - Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction Grade 9-Lifelong
    Tired of distractions in our technology saturated society? Useful in secondary and tertiary classrooms in addition to personal life, this resource offers a set of simple "daily and weekly practices designed to form us in the love of God and neighbor."...

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    The Portrait of a Superwoman - Finding Compatibility and Balance Between Motherhood and Graduate School Tertiary-Lifelong
    Using narrative research, this study reflects the experiences of seven full-time doctoral students who are also mothers to young children. It ends with recommendations for graduate schools and the superwomen attending them.

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    INFO Editorial: Growth, Ethics and Excellence Tertiary
    The editor previews the articles in this issue, which present "several interesting perspectives on what happens when the potencies of change are harnessed for the good.” Articles include: The...

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    The Importance of Training Faculty to Integrate Faith With Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Faith integration is a vital part of Christian education, including at the university level. What can administrators do to prepare their faculty to create classrooms where this happens in a meaningful way?

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 1 - Course Orientation Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 1 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 4 - Learning Strategies Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 4 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 8 - Financing College Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 8 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Assessment Toolbox - North American Division Preschool-Grade 12
    Provided by the North American Division, "this toolbox is designed to provide strategies and resources that support assessment practices, early childhood through 12th grade." Begin by selecting subject area and grade level.

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    CognitiveGenesis Brochures and Posters Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download or order several formats of brochures or posters citing Cognitive Genesis research results to positively market your school. Versions for Canada and USA available.

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    NAD Professional Growth Books List 2019-2020 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list outlines the books NAD teachers may select from to earn a Professional Growth Certificate for the 2019-2020 school year. Books are organized into the following sections: Reader's Choice, Devotional & Spiritual Growth, Adventist Church History,...

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    North American Division 2013-2018 Report Card Brochure Preschool-Tertiary
    "The purpose of this report card is to describe the status of education in the North American Division early childhood through higher education programs." Updates covered include the process of becoming a standards-based culture, Pathways...

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    Back to Creation - Toward a Consistent Adventist Creation--Fall--Re-Creation Hermeneutic Tertiary
    This paper provides theological reflections on basic principles of biblical hermeneutics applied to the ordination of women.

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    Come Back Home Program Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the Come Back Home program in Euro-Asia Division. It includes some statistics.

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    Dealing With Doctrinal Issues in the Church - Proposal for Ground Rules Tertiary
    The purpose of this paper is to suggest some ground rules for dealing with a potentially divisive theological issue, such as the theology of ordination. It includes the history of doctrinal controversy at the beginning of the Christian Church and at the inception...

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    First & Second Gens Hispanics/Latinos and Church Life - The Re (Tension) Factor Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on the first and second generations of Hispanics and Latinos.

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    General Conference Summit on Nurture & Retention - Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a summit on nurture and retention in Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division. It includes charts about losses, and it compares different divisions regarding to membership.

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    Genuine Discipleship Empowered by Acceptance Tertiary
    This presentation lays out genuine discipleship empowered by acceptance. It presents a way to work with iY formula. Presentation notes are also available.

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    Genuine Discipleship Empowered by Acceptance - Presentation Notes Tertiary
    This paper presents notes to the presentation called Genuine Discipleship Empowered by Acceptance. It is focused on young adults leaving the church. It shows how to work with iY formula.

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    God and Education - Learning from God's Educational Structures and Strategies Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on how God educated His people. It applies His teaching on teaching and guidance young children.

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    Growing God's People Across Generations - A Model for Education Tertiary
    This paper is focused on the concept of God as a parent, and how his strategies can be used for the development of churches. For God it was challenging to rear the infant nation of Israel. We can find similarities in the challenges we face as we raise and...

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    Inter-European Division Ministerial Association Report - Summit on Nurture & Retention 2013 - Discipling Retaining and Reclaiming Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a ministerial report. It is focused on nurture and retention. Its purpose is to provide general guidelines for a united ministry, to create awareness and the right motivation for all church members, and to encourage and sustain the...

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    Man and Woman in Genesis 1-3 - Ontological Equality and Role Differentiation Tertiary
    This paper is focused on the equality of woman and man. The main task of this paper is to re-examine Gen 1-3 in order to determine whether the traditional understanding of male headship in the text is exegetically sustainable. The starting point is to list...

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    Millennials' Relationship with the Church - It's Complicated Tertiary
    This article presents Alisa's views of the church as a Millenial. She describes the relationship between the Millennials and the church.

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    Not every believer is the same - Is profiling possible? Why people turn their back at the Adventist church Tertiary
    The church in the Netherlands is growing. Yet there are people who are leaving the church. Each church leaver has its own story, but is it possible to find common ground among these stories and anticipate on this? What would this mean for Adventist church...

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    Nurture and Retention Summit 2013 - South Pacific Division Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the South Pacific Division's report at a summit on nurture and retention. It is focused on membership, reconnection with former and missing members, goals, and mission.

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    Nurturing the Church through Small Groups - Why Is It So Important ? Tertiary
    This presentation argues that it is essential that every church leader should understand the importance of organizing the church in small groups. It will enable them to expand their understanding of three ecclesiological concepts that are essential for the...

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    Overview of Retention Project in Northern Asia Pacific Division Tertiary
    This paper presents an overview of the Retention Project in Northern Asia-Pacific Division. It includes challenges, issues, retention goals, etc. See also the report presentation.

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    Participating in a compelling purpose - Discipleship's connection to the eschatological mission and identity of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper is focused on how people do not know why they are Adventists. It suggests that the more clearly we are able to articulate this prophetic why, the more we will be able to foster significant personal and corporate meaning which shapes the mission...

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    Perspective - Michiana Adventist Forum Presents Panel Discussion on the Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church Tertiary
    On Saturday, February 21, the Michiana Adventist Forum held a panel discussion on the campus of Andrews University entitled, “The Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church.” This article is a summary of the discussion, written by Scott Moncrieff,...

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    Report of Retention Project Northern Asia Pacific Division Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a report of retention project in Northern Asia-Pacific Division. It shares issues, parts of the project, and results. See also an overview.

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    Retaining Through Hospitality - A Ministry of Small Groups Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on nurture and retention. It says that the most important factor in retention of new members is how many personal friends they make in the first year. It encourages to get out of your comfort zone in order to get the church growing.

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    This paper investigates the views of the status of women in the church and whether women were ordained as elders, bishops, or priests in certain periods of the history of the Christian Church. The main focus is on the Early Church, the Reformation, and Post-Reformation...

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    Microstructural Analysis of Revelation 4-11 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A premier comprehensive microstructure of the book of Revelation. This work is a major reference for anyone doing serious work in the Greek of Revelation. Number 21 in the Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series."

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    The Israel of God in Prophecy Tertiary-Lifelong
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    Philosophy and Education - An Introduction in Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
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    This article looks at the effects of living with a parent with a mental illness and how to take care of yourself and your relationships.

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    Words Fitly Spoken 0-2 years-Lifelong
    It is important to watch what you say in front of children. As the author writes, "they are excellent recorders but poor interpreters". This article addressed the importance of guarding what we say about others (people, their school, church) in our...

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    Finances - a Family Affair Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article shares ways to teach about finances to your kids.

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    Handbook for Principals of Seventh-day Adventist Schools - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Available as a pdf or an interactive online version, this North American Division resource assists school administrators in meeting their responsibilities as educational leaders in the Adventist K-12 school system in North America. Topics include: Leadership;...

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    Supervision and Evaluation of Instructional Personnel - A Guide for Principals and Supervisors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document examines the role and function of both principals and conference supervisors. Included is discussion on strategies for supervision of teachers in small schools, the role of the teaching principal/teacher, and how to facilitate teacher empowerment....

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    Child Abuse Prevention Information and Resources - North American Division Preschool-Grade 12
    Resources shared by the North American Division include reporting information for each state, province, and territory, continuing education on the topic, and more.

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    Gorgeous2God Grade 7-Tertiary
    Founded by the North American Division Assistant Director for Women's Ministries, this blog site is dedicated to connecting teen girls to God and tackling tough issues that challenge them every day. Categories include faith, real life, guy talk, and healthy...

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    Kindergarten Stepping Stones - North American Division Kindergarten
    Developed by the North American Division, Stepping Stones: A Journey to Excellence through Discovery is a faith-based program based on national kindergarten standards. Check out the themes, components, development, and resources.

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    NAD Technology & Distance Education Committee - TDEC Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The TDEC website provides a variety of educational technology resources to fit your level of expertise and interests

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    Resources for Administrators - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find a variety of resources for use in Adventist schools, including school safety, professional standards, accreditation forms, trip policies, and other documents, forms, and letters.

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    Secondary Video Library - North American Division Grade 9-Grade 12
    Seclections include a testimonial and Identity Check, a week of prayer series.

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    SoSmart - NAD Social Studies Management and Resource Tool for Multi-grade Classrooms Grade 1-Grade 8
    "The SoSmart manual is designed to assist the multi-grade teacher in planning and teaching social studies. Four cycles for both lower and upper grades incorporate the North American Division Social Studies Standards and content from the approved social...

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    NAD Math K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Find elementary math curriculum information and help, strategies, and other resources provided by the North American Division Office of Education.

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    NAD Pathways Elementary Language Arts Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Pathways 2.0: Journey to Excellence through Literacy provides instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Explore the overview, instruction details, assessment, multigrade information, and additional resources.

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    The Trial - The Compelling Story of One Student’s Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A true story of victory; victory of faith, victory of prayer, victory of placing one’s life in trust in God."

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    Engaging in Culturally Relevant Teaching - Lessons from the Field Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Culturally Relevant Teaching is a popular topic for discussion and research, and it continues to gain more traction through practical application in classrooms worldwide."

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    Professional Learning for Teachers and Board Members - The School Board’s Responsibility Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Educational experts agree that the quality of an educational program is primarily dependent on the quality of the teaching, and that ongoing professional training for teachers is the critical element in improving that quality."

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    Reading Comprehension Strategies to Improve Writing Skills in the High School English Class Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Whether students pursue employment as blue-collar or white-collar workers, employers expect them to be able to read, write, and comprehend numerous types of communication."

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    Understanding my Buddhist Friends Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Colleges and universities are places of diverse people and varied ideas. This occasional series titled 'Campus Life' explores how to understand and be a friend to someone of another faith while staying true to one’s own values."

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    Why Nature Matters - Seventh-day Adventist Education in the Anthropocene Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Why does nature matter? Why should we as individuals, as members of our church, our country, the human race, care about nature?"

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    Youth Alive - Building Resilience Against At-risk Behaviors Grade 7-Tertiary
    "Promoting healthful behaviors during adolescence and taking steps to better protect young people from health risks are critical to preventing health problems in adulthood."

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    Think Biblically! Recovering a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors provide models for cultivating a biblical mind-set on worship, psychology, gender, science, education, history, government, economics, and literature. This book will prove to be helpful to anyone striving to Think Biblically! in today's culture....

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    Twice Yours - A Parable of God's Gift - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God. Even young children can begin to understand the meaning of the Cross with this parable of God's gift to mankind.

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    Adventist Professionals' Network Lifelong
    Have you registered yet? The Adventist Professionals' Network (APN) is a global registry of Seventh-day Adventist professionals in any field. Housed at the world headquarters of the Church, APN will help locate candidates for positions, consultants with expertise,...

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    ChristWise Discipleship Guide for Juniors Grade 8-Grade 12
    A guide to baptism for juniors, teens and

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    Developing the Leader Within You Tertiary-Lifelong
    John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others. These principles can be used in any organization to foster integrity and self-discipline and bring a positive change. The...

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    Heartwarming Stories of Adventist Pioneers Grade 3-Grade 8
    Perhaps you've heard the stories of the Adventist pioneers. However, these are the stories that are not often told. The stories that bring out the human nature of each one. None of them were perfect, but all of them did their best, by God's grace, to spread...

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    Homeschool Digest Magazine Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this quarterly print publication, "you'll find practical tips, simple homeschooling suggestions and bold biblical challenges that make up an open forum for wrestling through the complex issues that affect homeschooling families."

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    National Account Program Preschool-Lifelong
    The National Account Program is a service of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist under the direction of the treasury department in Silver Spring, Maryland. The combined purchasing power of the church enables us to negotiate exceptional contract...

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    Oregon Conference Risk Management Forms & Brochures Preschool-Grade 12
    The Oregon Conference Risk Management webpage provides downloadable forms and brochures on many safety topics, including school safety & self-inspection, school safety officer job description, and child protection. Scroll down for lists.

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    JAE Editorial: 1844-1994 -- Where Do We Fit In? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In the 150th year after the Great Disappointment, this editorial addresses two crucial questions: What is my role? Where do I fit in? Each individual is challenged to consider the meaning of this important milestone. Articles in this anniversary issue include...

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    Apologetics Without Apology - Developing Arguments for the Existence of God from Business and Economics Grade 12-Lifelong
    This paper suggests ways for the business practitioner to participate in Christian apologetics. Apologetics is defined and its purpose and tasks described. The author makes a case for the importance of Christian apologetics and introduces several tactics...

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    Celebrating Paradoxes in Christian Leadership Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article explores fundamental paradoxes of leadership.

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    Editor’s Perspective: Saturating Minds and Hearts with Scripture Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, introduces the reader to the concept of "faith integration" in business.

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    Exploring the Fundamental Paradox of Being an Organizational Leader Grade 12-Lifelong
    This paper, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores a fundamental, universally experienced leadership tension of caring for the needs of the individual and caring for the needs of the organization. The paper draws a distinction between...

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    Hiring Disabled Workers - Bringing the Whole Community into the Workforce Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, presents the Biblical idea of holiness and how it is applicable to the practice of business.

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    Redemption Grade 12-Lifelong
    This peer-reviewed article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores how the Biblical concept of Redemption is applicable to business practice.

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    Sabbath - The Theological Roots of Sustainable Development Grade 12-Lifelong
    "It is the thesis of this paper that, in general, the points of emphasis by the UN Commission on Sustainable Development are in close, but not perfect, alignment with the concept of Sabbath-shalom in Scripture. Some differences also exist. Sabbath begins...

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    Should You Become a Cash Expert? Grade 8-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, challenges the reader to consider the role of a business finance professional.

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    Strategic Environmental Analysis in Numbers 13 and 14 - An Opportunity for Two-way Faith Integration Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, considers Numbers 13-14 as it explores the concept of faith integration.

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    Teaching the Gospel from Agency Theory in the Bible Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this paper is to show how the basic ideas of Agency Theory can be taught directly from the Bible through the use of biblical sheep-shepherd-hireling imagery and in so doing, naturally open an opportunity to lead business students to the call...

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    The Ethical-Religious Framework for Shalom Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores the Biblical concept of Shalom and its implications for the Ten Commandments and business.

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    The Purpose of Business - The Viewpoint of IMITATIO DEI - Imitating God Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, presents the deeper purpose of business as seen through the Biblical concept of the Image of God.

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    Toward a Biblical Theology of Efficiency Grade 12-Lifelong
    This paper, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, examines operational efficiency from a biblical theology perspective. The paper describes operational efficiency in contemporary terms and considers six categories of constraints on efficiency....

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    Business Ethics in Biblical Perspective: A Comprehensive Introduction Grade 12-Lifelong
    This peer-reviewed text explores the biblical resources for moral guidance and ethical consideration. Twelve key themes in the narrative of Scripture are explored: cosmic conflict, creation, holiness, covenant relationships, shalom, sabbath, justice, righteousness,...

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    Career in the Marketplace - Is It Appropriate for a Christian? Grade 11-Tertiary
    "All settings where productive and legitimate service can be provided are valued in the Bible so long as each endeavor is pursued in a manner that honors God."

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    Challenged - Christian Ethics in Life and Business Grade 11-Lifelong
    In a world where integrity is continually tested, this book will help you live in harmony with God’s standards for ethics and integrity.

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    Christianity in Business - Applying Biblical Values in the Marketplace Grade 12-Lifelong
    How should Christians answer Jesus’ call as they engage the world of commerce, a God-ordained system where righteous discipline must compete against fleshly interests? The collection of essays offers valuable insights from leading thinkers on the theme...

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    Editor’s Perspective: The Fusion of Religion and Business Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores how religion and business are not two separate things, but are the same.

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    Editor’s Perspective: The Sacredness of the Marketplace Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores how vulnerability in the marketplace and the Biblical idea of holiness intersect.

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    Management - A Faith-based Perspective Grade 12-Lifelong
    This text explores management issues through a faith-based perspective. By presenting the biblical record on major management issues and contemporary management scholarship findings, it encourages the integration of a perspective founded on the values and...

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    Scriptural Foundations for Management Grade 12-Lifelong
    This monograph introduces the reader to Biblical ideas regarding business management.

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    Witnessing at Work - When It’s Taboo to Talk about Religion Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article explores an alternative to traditional evangelism in the workplace. It presents an approach based on using the language of business alone in conversations with co-workers.

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    Word-of-Mouth Marketing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cafferky discusses the value and benefits of word-of-mouth marketing, citing examples from early Bible times to present day theories.

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    Lingering in the Word - Author's Take on How Daily Bible Reading Can Change Lives Tertiary-Lifelong
    In addition to being the Adventist Identity Officer for Adventist Schools Australia, Nina Atcheson is an author. Here she answers questions about her new book, As Light Lingers, and how our lives can be changed by spending time with the Bible.

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    On Teaching the History of the Holocaust - A View from the United States Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Since we live [in] an age of some anxiety over the future of Holocaust memory and Holocaust education, educators should teach Holocaust history without flattening it, providing an approach that wrestles with the specificities of the Holocaust and...

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    Tatian and Basil - Differing Views Regarding the Pagan Educational System of Antiquity Grade 6-Tertiary
    "Tatian believed Christians should not take part in pagan education. Basil believed that Christians could benefit spiritually from this education if they experienced it selectively and wisely. It is concluded that Basil’s view is the wiser...

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    Teaching YA Cancer Narratives - The Fault in Our Stars and Issues with Voicing Illness Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Increasingly publishers are promoting illness as a commodifiable literary product. . . . The aim of this paper is to provide some background context on illness narratives and offer a close reading of the young adult text, The Fault in our Stars...

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    The Writer's Labyrinth - A Reflection on the Principles of Academic Writing Part 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This writer and educator has found “the true source of the creative process by reflecting upon God as Creator in nature and through His Word.”

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    Current and Ideal Performance Appraisal - Employee Perceptions in an Australian Faith-Based Education System Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “With teacher quality key to improving student performance, school education systems must consider the role of performance appraisal on both teacher and principal development and improvement. This article describes the perceptions of employees within...

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    Reading in Minecraft - A Generation Alpha Case Study Grade 3-Grade 12
    “This qualitative case study reports the Four Resource Model (FRM) reading practices used by a Generation Alpha while playing the game Minecraft. . . . This game presents a multimodal text which this child is able to successfully navigate while designing...

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    Editor’s Perspective: The Time Value of Morality Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, explores how the Biblical idea of Wisdom is applicable to business practice.

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    Does Mindfulness Have a Place in a Christian School? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mindfulness exercises are gaining popularity as a way for schools to address wellness and mental health challenges in children. Read how Canberra Christian School in Australia explored “the idea of Christian mindfulness, its differences to secular mindfulness,...

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    Engagement and Habit Formation in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “How can teachers increase the effectiveness of their classroom practice, so that not only are ideas transferred, but so that students become people who shape their future and make the world a better place?” This paper looks at two related topics,...

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    Frog Ponds and Baby Beanies - How One School Fosters Student and Teacher Wellbeing Through Connecting with their Community Grade 7-Grade 12
    This Adventist high school in Australia fosters wellbeing through its service learning program.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 12 Issue 2: Wellbeing Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The overall wellbeing of today's children and adolescents is a concern. In this editorial, Perry introduces a new feature, Wellbeing Notes. Additional articles in this issue include: Watch...

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    Wellbeing Notebook - New Idea or Old Wisdom? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    As the author’s students observed the wellbeing of primary students and then extrapolated the common elements from their notes, “a holistic education that fosters opportunities for service emerged as a common theme. [They] discovered that what...

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    Wellbeing Notebook - Time-in or Time-out? Dealing with Stress-related Reactions of Indigenous Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Rather than being alone to think as with time-out, students receiving time-in are given the opportunity to work with a trusted adult to help regulate their bodies, thus allowing them to deal with issues in a positive and rational manner.

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    Senior students' perceptions of the factors positively influencing their faith development within the environment of a school - church nexus : A case study of two schools with campus churches Lifelong
    Schools with campus churches can provide an environment where personal faith development and affiliation with a faith community are encouraged. This study investigated senior students’ perceptions of the factors positively influencing their faith development...

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    10 Reasons Adventist Schools Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This brief overview explaining the benefits of Adventist Education can be downloaded to print as an English or Spanish flyer. The list includes spiritual focus, student-teacher ratio, academic achievement, tailored curriculum, family atmosphere, involved parents,...

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    Hymns, Our Christian Heritage - Lessons and More Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Resources include 20 lesson plans and audio files for lower and upper levels, flash cards, sing and ring hymns for chimes or handbells, and videos with sign language.

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    NAD Elementary Technology Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 technology instruction in North American Adventist schools: Digital...

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    NAD ENCOUNTER Bible Curriculum 1-12 Grade 1-Grade 12
    Now available across the division, the new grades 1-12 NAD ENCOUNTER Curriculum "has a Biblical discipleship focus, and seeks to transform students’ lives and equip them to walk with God." The overview...

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    NAD K-8 Fine Arts Resources Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Classroom resources for the instruction of art and music in the Adventist elementary school.

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    Playing the Recorder Grade 1-Grade 8
    Download this free supplementary repertoire including 62 sequential songs and 2 assessments, with accompanying audio files of the melodies. A fingering chart is also available.

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    Spotlight on Music Utilization Chart Grade 1-Grade 8
    The 3rd and 5th grade materials for Spotlight on Music, the current music curriculum for use in Adventist Elementary schools, have been developed into four one-year cycles for the lower and upper grade levels. Download the utilization charts. It is...

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    Adventist Education Logo and Branding Standards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download the official logo and read the philosophy behind it. Be sure to check the use and privacy policies.

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    CHIP Health Online Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) - formerly Coronary Health Improvement Project - is an affordable, lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle...

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    The CognitiveGenesis Study - Overview, Numbers, Videos Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find facts and resources from the CognitiveGenesis survey which took place from 2006 to 2009 in the United States.

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    Bein' with You This Way Kindergarten
    NAD Pathways Kindergarten Selection 1 for Theme 1: Heroes/Let's Be Friends. Individual differences are celebrated with warm illustrations and lilting repetitive wording.

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    Euro-Asia Division Education webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    Learn about Adventist education in the Euro-Asia Division. Site is in Russian.

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    NAD Preferred Vendors of Technology Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of recommended technology vendors who provide discounts for North American Division Adventist schools. Log in to the Adventist Education Dashboard Teacher Toolkit for details. As of 2019,...

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    One Smile Kindergarten
    NAD Pathways Kindergarten Selection 2 for Theme 1: Heroes/Let's Be Friends. This beautifully illustrated early reader connects a little girl with a chain of kind acts inspired by her smile.

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    Winners Never Quit! Kindergarten
    NAD Pathways Kindergarten Selection 3 for Theme 1: Heroes/Let's Be Friends. "Mia learns quickly that there will be times when she will score a goal and those when she will not, but playing the game is the most fun of all" (School Library Journal).

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    Daniel - A Man of God’s Own Choosing Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Daniel made God his strength, and the fear of God was continually before him in all the transactions of his life."

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    Bible Life Series 4: Following His Way Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for fourth grade, Following His Way emphasizes how a person should live as a follower of Christ and how a Christian can make wise everyday decisions. Stories illustrating the choices individuals or groups...

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    Dialogue Editorial: Who Am I? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Cross helps me to realize that as I come to Christ in total abandonment, I pass from death to life, from nothingness to certainty. I know whose I am. From this point onward, I don’t belong to myself. I can’t deal with my body or spirit,...

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    Follow the Vision, Fulfill the Mission Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Frontiers of mission are no longer across the seas, mountains, and deserts: they are just around the corner, across from the church where you worship, and outside your grocery store."

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    God Is Grade 5-Grade 12
    This devotional unit explores the attributes of God. He is ever-present... The unit consists of three sections, each with 20 lessons with devotional messages. Section One is for teachers. Section Two is designed for teaching students, and Section Three is...

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    Secrets of the Vine Devotions for Kids Grade 3-Grade 6
    Mirroring the adult version of Secrets of the Vine Devotional, these engaging daily devotions help “tweens” apply Bruce Wilkinson’s teaching of John 15 in personal faith and life issues. This 30-day devotional includes spaces to record progress,...

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    The Complex Religion of Teens Grade 9-Tertiary
    Sometimes adults are frustrated with teenagers because they behave like . . . well, teenagers. We forget that they are not adults; nor are they children. Stuck in a tricky, unfamiliar place between childhood and adulthood, they are struggling to define their...

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    This Is Now - A Girl-to-Girl Devotional for Teens Grade 9-Grade 12
    A devotional written by teens across the country who face the exact same things you do. "Brief entrées and rich Scripture verses are packed with hope and wisdom to guide you through the challenging teen years." NOTE: As always, preview...

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    Use of Alcohol - Not Safe at Any Level Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The safest level of alcohol consumption is zero. Alcohol is not a health beverage! Drinking while in college is risking your chances of success in school as well as your future health and happiness."

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    Cleversticks - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "Ling Sung does not like school. All of the kids seem to be good at something: Terry can tie his shoes, Manjit can print her name, and Sharon can do up her coat with no buttons left...

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    Drowned City - Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina’s monstrous winds and surging waters overwhelmed the protected levees around the low-lying areas of New Orleans, Louisiana. Drowned City...

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    Esperanza Rising - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh...

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    I Miss Grandpa - Daily Lesson Guide and Tradebook Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "Stevie loved visiting Grandma and Grandpa on the farm. Grandpa let Stevie feed the chickens and lambs and ride on the tractor. They always had so much fun. One day not long after...

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    Journey to Joburg - A South African Story - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa's apartheid. Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old...

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    Kids at Work - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "More than 2 million American children under 16 years of age were a regular part of the workforce. Many of them worked 12 hours or more a day, six days a week, for pitiful wages under unhealthy and...

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    The Book of Luke - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. "The Book of Luke is the third Gospel account of the life of Jesus, most likely written after Matthew, Mark, and John. The focus is a well-researched, chronological account that...

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    The Forbidden School House - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school window. Villagers refused to sell Miss Crandall groceries or let her students attend the town church. The town authorities dragged her to jail and put...

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    A Family Apart - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. When their mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860.

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    A Long Walk to Water - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday, beginning "as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her...

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    A Single Shard - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth."Tree-ear has a dream. He has watched the master potter Min take a lump of clay and shape it into a thing of beauty. For Tree-ear, the transformation is a miracle. He wants to perform...

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    Charlie Horse - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "God has special plans, even for a horse! Charlie was just a country horse; hardly anyone paid attention to him—that is, until an angel told Ellen White that Charlie was the perfect horse for...

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    Charlie Horse Small Group Activities Grade 2-Grade 3
    Download activities to teach Charlie Horse, a second grade theme book in the NAD Pathways curriculum. Instructions on how to set up small groups day by day for four weeks are included, along with 37 activity sheets.

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    Famous American Research Project Grade 2-Grade 4
    This biographical research project was created as an extension activity for the second grade Pathways theme book, First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers (not included in Pathways 2.0). It is a simplified version of a Wax Museum...

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    Hana's Suitcase WebQuest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Note: This title is not included in the theme book list for Pathways 2.0. Designed to go with the Pathways materials for Hana's Suitcase, this WebQuest allows students to choose between two topics for their multi-media presentation: Hana Brady or Terezin...

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    Julius! The Perfectly Pesky Pet Parrot - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for theme 7: Personal Feelings & Growth. With the help of his pet parrot, Mitch makes some important discoveries about friendship, responsibility, and love.

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    Little House on the Prairie - Language Arts Unit Grade 3-Grade 5
    This 16-day unit features reading Wilder's Little House on the Prairie novel, including lesson plans, worksheets, a reader's theater, and a final unit quiz. Connect social studies with the accompanying thematic...

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    Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Marisol McDonald has flaming red hair and nut-brown skin. Polka dots and stripes are her favorite combinations. She prefers peanut butter and jelly burritos in her lunch box. To...

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    Maritcha - A Nineteenth Century American Girl - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Maritcha was born in New York City in 1848. For most of her youth, she and her family lived in Lower Manhattan. Her life mirrored that of many children of the time, but it took...

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    Sarah, Plain and Tall - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. The story of Sarah, who came from Maine to answer Jacob's advertisement for a wife and mother. Set in the late 19th century. The tale gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love.

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    Small Steps - Question Sets Grade 5
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret. This book is part of the Pathways Program, the Seventh-day Adventist Language Arts Program developed by the NAD.

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    Small Steps - The Year I Got Polio - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. The author describes her battle against polio when she was thirteen and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects.

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    Song of the Trail - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings & Growth. "Each spring, Old Doroteo drives one of Jess Cameron’s six flocks of sheep across the desert to the high summer pastures, where the grazing is lush and water is plentiful....

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    The Art Lesson - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Tommy wants to be an artist when he grows up, and he can’t wait to meet his art teacher when he gets to first grade. Then he finds out that she expects him to copy her pictures....

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    The Cabin Faced West - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "Ann Hamilton is so lonely—her family has moved to the western frontier of Pennsylvania, and there are no friends to be found for miles around. Her family has to work hard in the garden and...

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    The Cabin Faced West and Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West - Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 5
    This unit lesson plan integrates language arts, social studies, art, music and Bible. It familiarizes students with events from American History through the use of books, films, DVDs, class discussions, writing and enrichment projects. The lessons are...

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    The Gardener - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "It’s the 1930s, and when Lydia Grace’s family can’t make ends meet, she’s packed on a train with her pockets and bags filled with seeds and sent to live...

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    The Warrior Maiden - A Hopi Legend - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 8: Yesterday. "This book is about a brave Hopi girl named Huh-ay-ay who helps save her tribe's pueblo from Apache raiders. The title alone captures attention because young girls are not often referred to as warriors....

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    Unique Hands-on Literature Units Grade 5-Grade 8
    "These interactive literature units make reading class fun while actively engaging the students in a hands-on experience that helps them understand and appreciate the story. These lesson plans will also help to organize the teacher and help to teach a...

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    A Question of Yams - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God."The people of Kuri’s village have always prayed to the spirits when they plant their yams. Now Kuri’s father prays to the God of the Bible, and the crops begin to grow. But the...

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    Come Back, Salmon - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 6: Environment. How a group of dedicated kids adopted Pigeon Creek and brought it back to life.

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    Dinosaurs - Where did they come from...and where did they go? Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 6: Environment. An Adventist research scientist presents information on dinosaurs from a creationist perspective, combining scientific information and biblical knowledge.

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    Eric Liddell - Something Greater than Gold - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. A missionary to China and the Olympic runner who inspired the movie Chariots of Fire, Eric Liddell ran the race of faith (1902-1945).

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    Galimoto - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. When seven-year-old Kondi decides to fashion a galimoto (a generic term for various push-toys made from wires and sticks), his older brother is convinced that a small boy should not undertake...

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    Guardians of the Mercy Seat - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God, chronicling "the adventures of Laadan and his friends as they struggle to know God’s will for Israel—and their own lives—in the tumultuous days leading up to the capture of...

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    Heartbeat - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. Twelve-year-old Annie ponders the many rhythms of life the year that her mother becomes pregnant, her grandfather begins faltering, and Max, her best friend and running partner, becomes distant.

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    Land of the Dinosaurs Webquest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Students will learn about dinosaurs from an Adventist Christian perspective in this interesting interactive online learning project. This is the same topic as the NAD Pathways 5th grade book selection for Theme 6: The Environment.

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    Life in a Medieval Castle Webquest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Bring medieval studies to life with this interactive online learning project about what life was like in a castle.

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    Me...Jane - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 6: Environment. Jane Goodall "dreamed of a life helping animals and grew up to help change the world."

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    Out of the Blue - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God. "Shadow Creek Ranch is a special place—full of beautiful things like rivers and mountains, horses to ride, and nature to explore. When the engine of young pilot Nathan McMillen’s...

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    The Adventure of Lisa and the Drainpipe Prayer - Question Set Grade 4
    Note: This title is not included in Pathways 2.0. This resource provides comprehension questions and writing prompts for the book The Adventure of Lisa and the Drainpipe Prayer, one of the books in the Pathways series used with the Seventh-day Adventist...

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    The Case of the Monkeys that Fell from the Trees - And Other Mysteries in Tropical Nature - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for theme 6: Environment. In this book, wildlife biologist Susan Quinlan presents a number of questions or mysteries concerning plants and animals in the tropical forests of South and Central America and explains how scientists...

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    The Door in the Wall - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. "Ever since he can remember, Robin, son of Sir John de Bureford, has been told what is expected of him as the son of a nobleman: he must learn the ways of knighthood. But Robin's destiny...

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    The Door in the Wall - Lesson Plan Grade 5-Grade 6
    A Pathways reading lesson on the text, The Door in the Wall, that demonstrates how faith integration can be done in lesson planning.

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    The Doorbell Rang - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.

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    The Lemonade Club - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. Best friends "are having a great year until Traci begins to notice some changes in Marilyn. She’s losing weight, and seems tired all the time. She has leukemia and a tough road of...

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    Thin Wood Walls - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. "Eleven-year-old Joe Hanada likes playing basketball with his best friend, Ray, writing plays and stories, and thinking about the upcoming Christmas holiday. But his world falls apart when...

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    Under the Ice - A Marine Biologist at Work - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 6: Environment. Follows the author, a marine biologist who has researched some of the most dangerous underwater environments in the Arctic and Antarctic, as she shows how pollution affects the delicate worlds under...

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    Volcano - The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 6: Environment. Studies the eruption of Mount St. Helens, its impact on scientific knowledge, and the gradual return of life to its barren slopes. Dramatic photographs and forthright text paint a compelling picture...

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    Will We Miss Them? Endangered Species - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 6: Environment. "This book is about some amazing animals that are disappearing from the Earth. Some are becoming scarce because poachers (people who hunt illegally) kill them for their horns, tusks, skins, or furs....

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    Yuki - An Alaskan Adventure - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 5: Friends and Family. A Siberian Eskimo boy and his family experience dangers and troubles that lead them to embrace the Christian religion practiced by a missionary couple living among them.

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    Yuki: An Alaskan Adventure - Question Set Grade 4
    This resource provides comprehension questions and partner activities for the book Yuki: An Alaskan Adventure, one of the books in the Pathways series used in the Seventh-day Adventist Elementary Language Arts Curriculum in North America.

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    A Boy Named Beckoning - The True Story about Dr. Carlos Montezuma - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "This is the true story of a Yavapai boy called Wassaja. In his language, this name meant “Beckoning.” Wassaja was only five years old when Pima Indians kidnapped him and sold...

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    A Day at Greenhill Farm Lesson Plans - NAD Reading Grade 1 Grade 1-Grade 2
    Note: This title is not included on the Pathways 2.0 theme book list.This set of session plans is for NAD's reading selection for theme 2, grade 1: A Day at Greenhill Farm. Download a Word version (2nd URL) to adapt for your own classroom.

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    A Gold Star for Eric - Question Set Grade 4
    Note: This title is not included on the Pathways 2.0 theme book list. This resource provides comprehension questions and writing prompts for the book A Gold Star for Eric, one of the books in the Pathways series used in the Seventh-day Adventist...

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    A Tree Is a Plant - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 3: Living Things."Did you know that a tree is the biggest plant that grows? How does a tree get the food it needs? What happens to trees in the winter? A Tree Is a Plant, written by Clyde Robert Bulla and illustrated...

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    Arroz con leche - Rice Pudding - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. This title "provides a poetic recipe for rice pudding that not only offers instructions for making the treat but also highlights the ways in which it can delight all the senses."

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    Butterflies and Moths - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. "With breathtaking full-page images, Nic introduces young readers to the beauty and diversity of these amazing insects. The simple, engaging text presents both basic information and fun, quirky...

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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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    Ellen Ochoa - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 1: Heroes, sharing Ellen Ochoa's journey to becoming the first Hispanic woman astronaut to travel into space.

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    Far From Shore: Chronical of an Open Ocean Voyage - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. "Together with her shipmates, Sophie counts and collects samples of life in the deep ocean, from seabirds to dolphins, from winged fish to whales. Only their long-term fieldwork can really help...

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    First Flight - A Mother Hummingbird's Story - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. First Flight is the beautifully photographed story of Honey and her two chicks, Ray and Zen. In over 50 stunning, full-color close-ups, it captures the grace, the beauty, and the simultaneous...

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    Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. Follow Bessie as she goes from helping her family on a Texas cotton farm to becoming the first African American to hold a pilot's license.

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    Gifts of an Eagle - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. The true story of a father, his son, and a magnificent golden eagle named Lady, who lived with them for sixteen years before returning to the wild with a mate.

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    Good Queen Bess - The Story of Elizabeth I of England - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. "Elizabeth I of England was born into an age of religious strife, in which plots and factions were everywhere, and private beliefs could be punished by death. She was a queen whose strong will, shrewd...

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    Grow with Me Spider - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. "An exploration of the life cycle and life span of spiders, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a spider's growth process from egg to spiderling to mature arachnid."

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    Heartwarming Stories of Adventist Pioneers - You Will See Your Lord a-Coming - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God. Perhaps you've heard the stories of the Adventist pioneers. However these are the stories that are not often told. The stories that bring out the human nature of each one. Heartwarming stories will...

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    I Am Malala - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren’t allowed to go to the market. They said...

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    If You Lived Here - Houses of the World - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "Step into homes from around the world and discover the many fascinating ways people have lived and still live today. Uncover the reason why each home was constructed the way that it was—from...

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    In Discipleship Grade 3-Lifelong
    "In Discipleship recognizes the need for disciples of all ages, and is dedicated to equipping children, youth and adults with the tools they need to nurture a personal, meaningful and fruitful relationship with Jesus Christ."

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    Jonah - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God is the Bible book of Jonah.

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    Little Maid - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 4: Walking with God. "Little Maid is a slave girl for Captain and Lady Naaman. Little Maid knows how to wash dishes and sweep floors. But that’s not all she knows. When the captain gets sick, she knows what...

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    Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 3
    NAD Pathways Grade 3 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "This is the true story of a young seven-year-old German girl named Mercedes Simon and the American pilot Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping...

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    NAD Grade 3 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 4 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 5 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 6
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 6 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 6
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 7 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 7-Grade 8
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 8 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 7-Grade 8
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    Noah Webster - Weaver of Words - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. "This title presents the life and accomplishments of the American lexicographer, who wrote the first American dictionary, published the first daily newspaper, created the first American insurance company,...

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    Odd Boy Out - Young Albert Einstein - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. "When he was born, Albert was a peculiar, fat baby with an unusually big and misshapen head. When he was older, he hit his sister, bothered his teachers, and didn’t have many friends. But in the...

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    On the Same Day in March - A Tour of the World's Weather - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "This book highlights a wide variety of weather conditions by taking a tour around the world and examining weather in different places on the same day in March. March is a dynamic time...

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    Pathways Daily Lesson Guides Vocabulary Lists Grade 5-Grade 8
    Note: The theme books are from the original list, not Pathways 2.0. There is some overlap. Pathways Daily Lesson Guides vocabulary lists have been put into alphabetical order by page number as they appear in the book. Words that do not appear in...

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    Pathways Resource List Grade 1-Grade 8
    Note: This resource was developed for the original curriculum, not Pathways 2.0. There is some overlap. This list links to general Pathways (language arts) resources. At the end are resources for specific theme books.

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    Pathways Wiki - Potomac Conference Grade 1-Grade 8
    Note: This resource was developed for the original curriculum, not Pathways 2.0. There is some overlap. Find resources to teach NAD's Pathways(integrated English language arts curriculum) developed by teachers in Potomac conference. Growing sections include...

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    Phineas Gage - A Gruesome but True Story about Brain Science - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7-Grade 8
    NAD Pathways Grade 8 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. Science writer John Fleischman uses a clipped, engaging expository style to tell the incredible story of Phineas Gage, a railroad construction foreman, who survived eleven years after an accident in...

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    Shepherd Warrior - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways theme book for Grade 7, Theme 4: Walking with God (previously the Grade 5 selection for Theme 1: Heroes). "What is it like to...

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    Shipwrecked - The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. "The law of the land in Japan read as follows: 'Any person who leaves the country to go to another and later returns will be put to death.' When fourteen-year-old Manjiro was working on...

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    The Need For Nature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article summarizes some of the benefits of spending time in nature, as educators with learners, as revealed in current research and the counsel of Ellen White.

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    The Story of George Washington Carver - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 4
    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. Born into slavery, George Washington Carver became one of the most prestigious scientists of his time. This biography follows Dr. Carver's life from childhood to his days as a teacher and discoverer.

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    Too Much Salt and Pepper - Literature Unit Grade 5-Grade 6
    Eight worksheets with fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer, and essay questions. A final project with a choice of two options ends the unit. An answer key is also included on the last page. Students usually spend two days on each worksheet, and the worksheet...

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    Where the Waves Break - Life at the Edge of the Sea Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 4
    "This 4-week unit utilizes a revised template for a Pathways Daily Lesson Guide that aligns with the Elementary English Language Arts Standards (2013). The unit also demonstrates how the Adventist worldview can be made visible in a unit of study."...

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    Pathways Text Questions - Shepherd Warrior Grade 7
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Shepherd Warrior by Bradley Booth. This book is the 7th grade, Walking with God selection for Pathways 2.0, the language arts program developed by the NAD for Adventist schools.

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    Reading for Information Unit Template Grade 5-Grade 9
    Created by an education student, this document will help teachers instruct students to read texts with understanding. Use as a unit plan or as a template to create your own.

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    Long Range Plan Using Pathways Grade 1-Grade 4
    A one-year integrated subject plan using nine Pathways theme books. Note: This plan is based on the original pathways theme book selections, not Pathways 2.0.

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    Pathways 4MAT Lesson Plans for Grades 1-2 Grade 1-Grade 2
    Note: The theme books are from the original list, not Pathways 2.0. There is some overlap. Download a zip file of 8 4MAT lesson plans. These concise, clear Gr 1-2 Pathways integrated thematic units include: My World and Others: A Day at Greenhill...

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    Pathways Original - NAD Integrated Language Arts Website Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Note: This website is for the original program, not Pathways 2.0. Many components may still be useful. See current Pathways 2.0 resources, here Resources to successfully implement the NAD integrated...

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    Dr Kay Kuzma - Books, DVDs and Other Resources Preschool-Grade 8
    Parents and teachers will find practical and refreshing help in Dr Kay Kuzma's books, videos and cassettes on character development, and discipline. Titles include: Easy Obedience, Longing to be Loved, Living with God's Kids, To Understand Your Child, Working...

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    Education Information for Christian Mission Workers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    OSCAR provides information about Christian education services in Britain and online, for parents working overseas, with third culture (TCK) or missionary kids(MK). Schools in many countries are listed with contact information, as well as education resources...

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    GRISDA Newsletters, Journals and Reports Grade 7-Lifelong
    Published by the Geoscience Research Institute, "Origins is a peer-reviewed journal that addresses both scientific and theological issues relating to origins."

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    In Passion for the World Tertiary-Lifelong
    Greenleaf outlines the history of Adventist education, a story of struggle, tenacity, faith, and blessing. The author gives readers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the growth of an identifiably Adventist system of schools. This book is an inspiring...

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    Religion, Parental Choice and School Vouchers in Urban Parochial Schools - The Case of Five Schools in Southern California Tertiary
    The purpose of this study is to investigate why parents choose parochial schools, whether parochial-school parents are likely to favor school vouchers, and what factors lie behind their support for vouchers. To this end, this study gives special attention...

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    Stones and Sand, Law and Grace Grade 5-Lifelong
    Billingy brings a fresh account to the story of the woman caught in adultery and the grace she received. This devotional was presented June 30, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session.

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    The Church at Washington, New Hampshire Set Grade 5-Lifelong
    A Who's Who of Adventist pioneers. The church at Washington, New Hampshire might be regarded as the birthplace of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mark Ford's illustrated historical account is an inspiring record of God's leading in denominational history....

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    Adventist Church Education Secretary Ministry Description Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This free download outlines the duties of the education secretary within Seventh-day Adventist local churches.

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    Adventist Deaf Ministries International Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist Deaf Ministries International provides a variety of resources such as devotionals, videos, and printed materials. Also available is a list of division contacts as well as additional resources by country.

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    Amos Fortune - Free Man - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 6
    NAD Pathways Grade 6 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. When Amos Fortune, the son of a king of the At-mun-shi tribe in Africa, was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his...

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    Cactus Hotel - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 3: Living Things. The intriguing life cycle of the saguaro cactus and the complex web of life that characterizes the North American Sonoran desert is effectively explored in this involving picture book. The author's...

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    Canadian Deaf Ministries International 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This site is to give news and promotion to Deaf Ministry from around the world - especially connected with the Gospel Outreach Deaf Ministry Department.

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    Focus on the Family Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Focus on the Family's mission is to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in disseminating the Gospel of Jesus Christ to as many people as possible, and, specifically, to accomplish that objective by helping to preserve traditional values and the institution of the...

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    Focus on the Family - Parenting Preschool-Grade 12
    Encouragement and inspiration for Christian parents today on topics such as effective biblical discipline, protecting your family, spiritual growth for kids, sexuality, children at each age and stage, adoptive families, parenting challenges and roles, etc.

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    Home and School Quick Start Guide Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Home and School Association is a valuable part of the Adventist education team. This book outlines the basic areas encompassed by Home and School: Promoting Adventist education Planning meetings and events Communicating with the church Encouraging...

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    Home Schooling Manual - British Union Preschool-Grade 12
    This handbook is a comprehensive and practical guide on home schooling for Seventh-day Adventists, within the British Union Conference (BUC), in various capacities. The handbook explains all of the important aspects of home schooling and the surrounding issues....

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    Lewis and Clark - Opening the American West - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 5
    NAD Pathways Grade 5 selection for Theme 2: My World & Others. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were American-born explorers. They led a voyage of discovery through the American West from Missouri to the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon coast. Their dangerous...

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    School Board Member Quick Start Guide Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This Quick Start Guide for School Board Members is full of important information to help you fulfill your responsibilities to the church school. This guide contains a job description, instructions for getting started, tips for maintaining a successful...

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    Village Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School Mission Statement Tertiary-Lifelong
    Online mission statement for Michigan's Village Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School. Also find the school's philosophy, goals, and curriculum & methodology.

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    Zondervan Publishing Company Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Comprehensive website of the Zondervan Publishing Company. Includes major links to Zonderkidz, Academic books, the Christian Internet Portal, and other rich internet Christian resources.

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    A Beautiful Place Grade 6-Lifelong
    This article looks at the Seventh-day Adventist boarding school experience.

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    A Christmas Bargain? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Tips on how to stay financially responsible during the holiday season.

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    A Mother's Kiss Tertiary-Lifelong
    Being a new mother can be challenging and wonderful. This article looks at topics such as mother-baby bonding and breast feeding.

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    A Mother's Redemptive Gift 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article reminds the reader of the need to show love in our families on a daily basis.

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    Be Good to Yourselves, Parents! 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Parenting is challenging, especially when there is so much information on parenting and so many people with opinions on parenting. It can seem like everyone wants to tell you how to do things. This article gives practical advice on how to handle all the input...

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    Children and Spiritual Gifts 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Do you want to help your children or students use their spiritual gifts to God's glory? Are you looking for ways to help them develop their talents? This article will help get you started.

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    David Livingstone - Africa's Trailblazer - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 7
    NAD Pathways Grade 7 selection for Theme 1: Heroes. With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing the gospel with whomever he encountered. His stamina, perseverance, and dogged...

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    Dispensers of Hope 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Teens face many challenges both internal and external. It is important that they have strong adult role models and mentors in their lives. In addition to parents, these individuals can help provide hope, moral strength, courage, and confidence to teens.

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    Five Habits That Can Ruin Your Marriage Tertiary-Lifelong
    A frank look at five things to avoid for a healthy marriage. They include forgetting the little things, playing the blame game, and criticizing/nagging.

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    Gifts from the Heart Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses how shared quiet time is essential for marriages.

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    Giving Children Roots and Wings 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article considers the importance of teaching problem-solving skills and critical thinking to even young children. The author gives practical ways to foster these skills at home.

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    Gossip 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at gossip and why people do it and what we can do about it.

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    Helen Keller - Courage in the Dark - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book Grade 2
    NAD Pathways Grade 2 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher, Annie Sullivan, empower Helen...

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    How Could I Have Missed It? Grade 5-Lifelong
    This article looks at the dangers of Steroid use. Learn about the signs of steroid use and learn about parental responsibility.

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    It's All About Perspecitve Tertiary-Lifelong
    Getting married is a big decision. This article discusses good and bad reasons to make that decision.

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    Helping our kids and ourselves see how God is leading in our lives and our church. Avoiding focusing on the negative so that our children see the right perspective.

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    This article is about a very important topic. When bad things happen it is important to remember that there are always helpers. That can be a comfort for children to know. The author also discussed how to help children look for ways that they can be the helper...

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    Spiritual Leadership at Home 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article discussed how to be a spiritual leader in your home.

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    Cousins uses a story to illustrate the similarities between tipping and teaching.

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    This article looks at the power that apologies can have on relationships. The author shares several tips and guidelines for making a meaningful apology. This would be an excellent skill to develop at any age.

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    The Powerlessness of PowerPoint Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Thomas gives five rules for improving Power Point presentations.

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    Time Savoring 0-2 years-Lifelong
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    NAD Pathways Grade 4 selection for Theme 9: Social Issues & Culture. Twenty school children hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis occupying France during World War II.

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    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 6: The Environment. Follows a Tanzanian family through the African grasslands as they count the animals they see, from one leopard to ten elephants; includes information about Tanzania and Swahili names and numbers.

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    This article addresses values and moral, cheating, and the parent's role.

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    Why Don't You Understand 0-2 years-Lifelong
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    Adventist Student Personnel Association - ASPA Grade 9--3
    ASPA is the international association for Seventh-day Adventist student personnel professionals.

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    What and how we teach our children is fundamental, but how we model what we teach is critical. Children watch, listen, and learn from our example. Wayne Dosick provides parents with the ten golden rules that teach their children respect, honesty, fairness,...

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    Up with Worship Grade 11-Lifelong
    "A classic that was ahead of its time when first published...is now revised and expanded! Ortlund encourages you to pursue God's presence so much that you become 'absolutely cotton-mouthed' with thirst! Gain practical insights on various elements of worship,...

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    Audacity Personified - Leading With Hope, Searching for Truth(s) Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This article examines the theme of hope within the context of my own spiritual positionality and my philosophical journey during a graduate course in Philosophy of Education—a course that I was completing as Barack Obama transitioned from presidential...

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    Effective Governance - The Legal and Fiduciary Duties of Boards Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "How should a board function in order to effectively fulfill its legal and fiduciary obligations? This article examines these obligations and will suggest best practices that will empower boards to function effectively, and enable individual board members...

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    Using Graphic Organizers to Activate Prior Learning in Mathematics Grade 1-Grade 12
    In addition to useful information on how to use graphic organizers, find methods on connecting Bible verses to mathematics topics. The strategies can be used in other subjects as well.

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    JAE Editorial: Beyond the Maze - Principles for Adventist Education in a Changing World Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this editorial, Melgosa explores the question “What do we do with change in education?” Additional articles in this issue include: ​Vaccines: The Power Tool...

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    JAE Editorial: Called to Lead in Tumultuous Times Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this guest editorial, the author discusses the substantial amount of tumult the world of education has seen in recent decades and the opportunities these challenges can provide. Additional titles in this issue include: Ten...

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    Preparing Online Students to Engage in Fieldwork Experiences Tertiary
    "Is fieldwork feasible in online education? Will the process be the same as that used for traditional face-to-face methods? How will I prepare for this? What responsibilities will the students have? How will I know if the students are really doing the...

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    Technology Careers and Faith - Closing the Great Divide Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Our Christian faith has strong ties to technology. God ordained technical careers when He designed us to be creative, when He called Bezalel and ordained the tabernacle craftsmen. God entrusted human technologists and human technology to create a place...

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    ​Mentoring - An Intervention Program for Non-traditional Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The flexibility and accessibility offered by online studies are very attractive to non-traditional students. Their decision to continue with a program, however, may be strongly influenced by their work and family responsibilities. Mentoring is an important...

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    American Patriots Grade 5-Grade 8
    "American Patriots presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American History. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    Five craft activities relating to Autumn: acorn wreath, apple printing, fall wreaths, leaf painted placemat or collage, and pressed leaves placemat.

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    Come Rain or Shine - An Earth and Space Science Unit Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Designed for grades K-4, the activities in this science unit "are also suitable for differentiated instruction through the use of Art (drawing, coloring, and the assembling of shapes) and technology." A strong spiritual connection is also presented....

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    Finally Free - The James Finley Story Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    "Students become immersed in the Great Depression, World War II, Biblical truths, and Seventh-day Adventist doctrine as they read the conversion story of James Finley, father of noted world evangelist Mark Finley. The unit begins by introducing the six...

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    Stories that Teach - Black Christian Perspective of Life Lessons Grade 5-Grade 8
    Read stories that originated in the African, African American, and Caribbean cultures. Unit activities include ideas on ways to use the stories for various purposes.

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    The Amazing Life of Butterflies Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This thematic unit presents amazing facts about the life of butterflies. Students will learn about the physical characteristics and beautiful coloration of butterflies. They will discover that God created many different kinds of butterflies, called species....

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    The Human Body - Organization and Systems Unit Grade 6-Grade 12
    "In this unit, we will explore the main systems of the human body, the organs that belong to those systems, and the functions of each. This unit was designed based on the NAD curriculum for 6th grade science, but may easily be adapted to middle school...

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    Tips for School Administrators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Looking to add "sparkle" to your school operation as you seek excellence? These 30+ resources share a core value: "We owe it to all our students to strive to implement programs that are exceptional, not merely adequate."

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    6 + 1 Traits of Writing Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This language arts unit is designed to work for single or multi-grade classrooms, with the lessons broken into grade bands of K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. The model addresses the following seven characteristics of writing: Ideas Organization Voice Word...

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    A Parable About Heaven Grade 5-Lifelong
    A parable story contrasting two students who arrive in heaven.

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    A Program for Outdoor School Education Kindergarten-Grade 9
    "The heart of this curriculum is really about teaching kids to explore the world God has created for us. In addition to all the traditional components of a curriculum, you will also find detailed lesson plans, teacher education and training materials...

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    Administration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The material included in this section is appropriate for administrators and teachers in all kinds of situations. Don't think you need to be an administrator to benefit from the ideas here! A school board presentation describing the Pathways curriculum...

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    Administration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 8 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Being an administrator is a time consuming position - whether it is in a small school as a teaching/principal or as a full time administrator in a larger school. The resources here are intended to make your job easier." The following forms and suggestions...

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    All About Birds Grade 1-Grade 4
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    All About Spiders Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
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    "From the verdant lands in the north to the glowing deserts of the mid-west and the variety of terrain in the south, Native Americans have lived with ingenuity, practicing ecology and fostering a strong sense of community. As you work through...

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    An Indigenous People - Native Americans Grade 5-Grade 8
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    Angels Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
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    Apprenons le Francais Grade 1-Grade 3
    "This unit is an introductory unit to learning the French language. It is a unit that can be used by non-French speakers because it is very simple. In addition, a pronunciation guide is included for students and teachers to understand how to pronounce...

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    Archaeology Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
    Pep up your history by teaching this unit and then presenting your history lessons through the lens of archeology! Archaeology plays an important part in our society in shaping our world-view. This unit has been used to introduce history to many different...

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    Astronomy - SMART Unit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Welcome to an amazing tour of the Big Universe! As you journey with me through this Astronomy Cross Curricular Unit, you’ll find materials that cater to K-8 teachers who are dedicated to helping their students make connections. This unit...

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    Celebrate Cultures Grade 5-Grade 10
    "This unit will focus on cultures of Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South America, Australia and Oceania, the Caribbean and Europe. It is designed to accommodate teachers that may choose to cover all or selected geographical regions....

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    Celebremos Noviembre - Let's Celebrate November Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Special holidays celebrated in November are Thanksgiving and Veterans Day. A history of Thanksgiving, as well as Thanksgiving activities, crafts, games, recipes, songs, poems, and bulletin board ideas are included. Veterans Day background information and activities,...

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    Characteristics of Life Grade 7-Grade 9
    This 9-lesson Teacher Bulletin unit is designed for Grade 7-9 Life Science and Biology courses. "Each lesson includes a lesson plan and, as applicable, notes for the PowerPoint, relevant video, lab assignment, and assessment quiz."

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    Classification of Living Things Unit Grade 6-Grade 12
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    Classroom Management - A Class of Positive Behavior Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This unit is intended to help teachers apply 'best practices' discipline skills to their classroom teaching. Each lesson explains a skill used by teachers identified as effective and organized classroom managers. The skill description is followed by...

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    Classroom Management - Teacher Bulletin Volume 9 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "A classroom that is chaotic as a result of poor management not only does not enhance learning, it might even inhibit it. The creation of rules and procedures is an important aspect of classroom management. Rules identify general expectations or standards...

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    Classroom Treats - Monthly Activities and More Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Classroom Treats is an administration and monthly activity unit of devotions, poems, classroom management tips, contracts, technology-infused lessons, monthly activities, forms and more." The main collection is over 100 pages! Files also include...

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    Coming to America WebQuest Grade 5-Grade 8
    Coming to America, considered the land of opportunity, was the dream of thousands of immigrants. America was the answer. Take a trip back in time to study the people and situations which influenced their decision to leave everything behind to come to America....

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    Create - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This collection of creative projects will lead you in "finding the sublime in the ordinary." Activities include shadow casting, pasta art, and sign design.

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    Creation Unit for Toddlers and Pre-schoolers 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    A Teacher Bulletin unit for early childhood education. "This introductory lesson focuses on the literal, six-day creation story told in the book of Genesis of the Bible. The learning activities are samples purposefully chosen to teach concepts related...

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    Cross Reference - A Biblical Study Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The Bible studies in this unit address the fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in a cross-centered approach... All eighteen studies are introduced with readings from one or more of the gospels that either directly or indirectly serves...

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    Digestion, Nutrition & Safety Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
    This Teacher Bulletin unit is aligned to the NAD science management and resource tool for small schools (SMART), Cycle 2, Strand 3, on Health. The unit includes worships, a safety WebQuest, PowerPoints on the digestive and excretory systems, and safety, as...

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    Dinosaurs - A Creationist Viewpoint Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "There can be no question that the topic of dinosaurs is highly motivating to elementary students everywhere. Just the word alone fires up their imagination and curiosity. Where did they come from? Where did they go ? What did they look like? Why aren't...

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    Electricity and Magnetism Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This cross curricular unit was created to support the Magnets and Electricity Unit for the Science Management and Resource Tool (SMART) which allows teachers the opportunity to provide interactive instructions for specific science topics. It caters to...

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    Ellen White - The Journey of Faith Grade 7-Lifelong
    This unit's three modules, Meeting God, Listening to God and Walking with God," aim to unfold the authenticity of Ellen White’s walk with God." The in-depth study is ideal for personal use by teachers, or guided use with...

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    Ellis Island Grade 3-Grade 8
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    Endangered Species - A Tiger's Tail Grade 4-Grade 6
    The purpose of this interdisciplinary faith-based unit "is to teach our students about what it takes to save just one species, what man has done to cause the problems tigers are having, and what each of them can do to help save these beautiful animals....

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    Englands Women Writers Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This unit takes a look at some of the writing that has come from New England’s women writers. Two PowerPoint presentations give a detailed overview of more than a dozen of the key writers of the region, but the bulk of the unit focuses on four...

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    Espanol al Explorarlo II - An Exploratory Unit of Study of the Spanish Language Grade 1-Grade 3
    "This unit was created as an addition to the first unit previously produced. It has been created for any teacher who wishes to acquaint his/her students with the Spanish language in a fun and interactive manner. This unit has been done with an interdisciplinary...

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    Explorando a Mi Pueblo - Spanish Vocabulary Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
    "This unit has an interactive approach to teaching Spanish. It is made up of mini units about places around town such as the school, the church, the supermarket and the zoo. In each mini unit you will find lots of vocabulary as well as songs and teaching...

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    Explorando a Mi Pueblo II - Spanish Vocabulary Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Explorando a Mi Pueblo has an interactive approach to teaching Spanish. The major theme is exploring places around town. The unit has been subdivided into mini units about school, church, the supermarket and the zoo... The activities are geared for proficiency...

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    Explorando a Mi Pueblo III - Spanish Vocabulary Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Bienvenidos a mi casa is a thematic unit based on the home. This unit has an interactive approach and it is still intended to be used by any teacher who wishes to acquaint his/her students with the Spanish language in a fun and interactive manner. Previous...

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    Explorer Ma Ville - A Fun Way to Explore and Learn French Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "In this unit, we will explore our city. We will take a trip to church, sing some songs, and discover some of the items that we see every week. Then, we will take a trip to school and, as great students, we will learn our alphabet and identify the objects...

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    Explorer Ma Ville II - A Fun Way to Explore and Learn French Grade 3-Grade 8
    In this French language learning unit, "we will continue to explore our city. Our journey we will include a stop at church, going to school, visiting the zoo and making a stop at the supermarket."

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    Explorer Ma Ville III - A Fun Way to Explore and Learn French Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Salut! Comment allez-vous? Bien? Super! Welcome to 'Explorer ma ville III.' This unit takes students on a trip to explore their immediate environment in French. Meet the members of the family and the home they live in."

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    Exploring a World of Circles Unit Kindergarten-Grade 4
    "This unit constitutes a wealth of activities and ideas projected to assist teachers of these grades in developing the different abilities of the students from K to Grade 4. The activities are also suitable for differentiated instructions through the...

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    Exploring Nature with Children - A Series of Nature Activities Grade 1-Grade 4
    Each of the following three nature themes - trees, insects, and puddles - is "built around a central exploration activity. This activity is used as a basis for integrating other areas of the curriculum. Units are designed to be used as a 'theme for the...

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    Families, Neighborhoods and Communities Unit Grade 1-Grade 3
    "The purpose of this unit is to help students from the beginning of their education to become aware that God created the family unit to be the center of an orderly and God-fearing society. It explores a traditional family, neighborhood and community and...

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    Fantastic Fractions Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "This unit is designed to take the fear out of fractions and help students succeed in all parts of fraction computation. Eleven presentations give the student a visual explanation of concepts." Powerpoint titles include: Equivalent Fractions, Jeapardy,...

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    Fitness & Exercise for a Better You - Unit Plan Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This unit introduces the five elements of fitness; cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition...We will explore the importance of exercise, its benefits, how to plan a fitness program, avoid misconceptions,...

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    Forts, Legends, and Prophecy Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This is a cross-curricular integrated unit designed to be taught to juniors at the beginning of the school year (primarily because of the major field trip that takes place 2/3 of the way through the unit). Covering a time span of about 100 years and...

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    Foundations of Geography Grade 6-Grade 7
    "The study of geography is often thought to be dull and boring. It doesn't have to be that way. Investigate the collection of material to find several different ways to 'hook' students on the study of geography." A WebQuest, PowerPoint, and...

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    Four Norwegians Who Made a Difference Grade 6-Grade 8
    "In this unit, students will research the contributions of four well-known Norwegians: Amundsen, Grieg, Heyerdahl, and Eriksson. They will analyze their contributions to the world related to discovery and exploration, geography, and the arts. Students...

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    Freedom of Water - A Service Learning Unit Grade 5-Grade 12
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    From Horse and Buggy to Horseless Carriage Grade 1-Grade 8
    This is a thematic unit featuring the history of the automobile industry in Michigan. At the top of each lesson plan is a symbol indicating which of the eight multiple intelligences are being targeted in that particular lesson. Icons indicate technology and...

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    From Kites to Space Kindergarten-Grade 8
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    Fundamentals of Math - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit attempts to explain the fundamental principles that govern higher math courses such as Advanced Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Probability & Statistics, and Calculus. Not every principle is covered, but the majority of them are. With...

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    Geometric Optics Unit - An investigation of the optical properties of light Grade 11-Grade 12
    "Students will learn the many applications of lenses and the instruments that use them. They will understand the effects of refraction when light passes through a medium more dense than air and how it results in the properties of lenses. They will also...

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    Grammar WebQuests - Parts of Speech, Punctuation, Verbs Grade 7-Grade 8
    Your students will enjoy learning with this collection of grammar WebQuests. Titles are as follows: A Treasure Chest of Parts...

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    Great Leaders and Leadership Principles Thematic Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "The world around us today has been shaped by the presence of the great leaders in history who have demonstrated leadership principles by inspiring and motivating people to follow them. Leaders such as Jesus, Moses, Martin Luther King, Jr., Clara Barton...

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    Hamlet to Hamlet - Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    "Hamlet is arguably William Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, offering teachers the opportunity to teach lessons on relationships, leadership, and respect - among any number of others. The material in this unit, if used in its entirety, could take as long...

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    Healthy Kids Expo Unit Plan Grade 1-Grade 8
    This "service-learning unit includes resources that will teach your students about their own health and then use their knowledge to bless others. Students first complete a webquest on childhood obesity, and then go on to learn more about the importance...

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    Heroes with a Mission Unit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "The Pathways theme of this unit is Heroes. The concept that we have chosen to emphasize is being a hero at home and abroad. The students will define and gain an understanding of what it means to be a hero, how they can recognize everyday heroes around...

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    Horses Here, Horses There, Horses Everywhere - Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 8
    Written for the intermediate grades, this unit of study “is based on the reading of two books: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry and Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. The cross-curriculum possibilities are endless!"

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    Human Rights - Childrens Rights Grade 5-Grade 12
    This unit examines human rights on a global scale. "There is no age, gender, or race that is unaffected by the issues involved. What is a basic human right? What are simply wants? Who gets to define these rights?" Along with useful information, this...

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    I Am Fearfully and Wonderfully Made - Science Unit Plan Grade 1-Grade 3
    This elementary science unit focuses on the heart, stomach, intestines, and brain.

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    Inclusive Practices For All Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Provided in this unit is a theoretical and biblical framework that supports inclusion as well as varying strategies, activities, and materials that promote effective inclusive teaching practices." Includes a book list, video clip links, and a section...

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    Innovative Americans Grade 3-Grade 8
    "They were not citizens; they were slaves. They were not supposed to be knowledgeable; yet they were creative. Who were they? African American Innovators! This unit will explore the contributions these unique men and women have made to improve the lives of people in their time and in today's society."

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    Inspirational Stories, Worship Thoughts - Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Preschool-Grade 8
    "The material included in this section is appropriate for sharing with both students and colleagues. Birdlife in Wington is a collection of short stories designed to teach values to children. While geared to PK-6, the message is appropriate for...

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    Introduction to Impressionism Grade 2-Grade 8
    "Have you tried to make a realistic painting and been frustrated? Set up some acrylic paints and become an impressionist. Impressionism allows you to paint the "sense" of something instead of a photographic reproduction. All ages can experience...

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    James S White - An Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 5-Grade 10
    James S White - A Founding Father - A Man of God "presents an interdisciplinary unit reviewing the life and work of James White. Activities are designed for small group use as well as individual projects... A short narrative of the unit can be...

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    Jane Austen - English Unit Grade 9-Grade 12
    This Teacher Bulletin unit features the works of Jane Austen. Why? "Because she’s everywhere out there, and almost nowhere in the anthologies we teach high school English literature from. Because she has much to say that is relevant to teenagers...

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    Jesus... Who is He? Grade 6-Lifelong
    Chemistry, biology, physics, economics, medicine, history, government, religion - ponder how Jesus connected with each in this short devotional.

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    Journey Through Israel Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Journey Through Israel is designed to take the students on a walk through the Holy Land - the places where Jesus walked and ministered. It is a religious pilgrimage with some history included. It is hoped that after working through this unit,...

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    La Familia Hispana - An Exploratory Unit of Study Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This unit has been created as a means of bridging the cultural gaps between your student and that of the target language, which in this unit is Spanish. It was produced for the use of any teacher that would like to integrate technology in the classroom and the curriculum while exposing his/her students to practical lessons and culture."

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    Lamps R Us - Worship Skit Grade 3-Grade 8
    Short skit illustrating Psalm 119:105, the power of Bible as God's Word to help us find meaning, purpose and direction in life.

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    Lesson on the Civil War Grade 1-Grade 8
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    Lest We Forget . . . The Total Historical Picture Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Much has happened over the last 160 years in our church and in our country. Since 1848, our church and our country have seen many changes and many firsts. Many events have challenged our very existence, but other events have shaped us in to what we are today."

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    Lest We Forget I Grade 7-Grade 10
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    Lest We Forget II Grade 7-Grade 10
    This article is the second of three forming a unit of study on Adventist church history. This unit provides an overview of people and events that were instrumental in the formal organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the mid 1800s.

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    Lest We Forget III Grade 7-Grade 10
    "The unit covers a very contentious time in our church's history. The General Conference of 1888 nearly split our church. However, by the grace of God, His power saw our church through. The thoughts of Righteousness by Faith versus Righteousness by Works...

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    Lest We Forget IV Grade 6-Grade 12
    "This unit covers a very contentious period in our church's history. Bringing the three angels' message to the Black people, especially in the South, presented many dangers and problems. Our church proceeded very slowly, causing grief to many. As you...

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    Life in the Freezer - Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Dive into the interesting world of the penguin. The author invites you to “make this unit into a learning center with library books, videos, stuffed penguins and other special features that will inspire your students and give them a broader knowledge...

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    Lines, lines, lines! A Detailed Study of Linear Equations Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit teaches lines as they relate to the coordinate plane. It explains the ins and outs of several different formulas and equations. It guides the teachers and students in a step by step process on how to find, graph, and determine which type of...

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    Literature of the Southwest Grade 11-Grade 12
    This literature unit introduces creative writing focusing on some of the writers of the American Southwest. Selections are drawn from Native American poetry as well as explorers and chroniclers of southwest exploration. On-location photographs and videos illustrate...

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    Make it Count - Integrated Unit of Study Grade 5-Grade 8
    Each unit integrates instruction in Directed Reading, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies. Students also incorporate social skills development, character building, and service experiences throughout the unit. The North American Division Curriculum Guides...

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    Math for Science Grade 7-Grade 10
    This unit lays the foundation for solving mathematical problems that occur in science courses. The unit can be used as an introduction to any of the laboratory sciences like chemistry, biology, physical science, or physics because it deals with significant...

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    Music - Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart and African Folk Grade 6-Grade 8
    "Four short biographical stories are featured this year to help students realize the contributions these great masters made to our world of music. The African Folk Music.mov video clip demonstrates two Africa folk songs which can easily be taught to students....

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    Organisms and The Environment Preschool-Grade 4
    "This unit covers content covered under the Ecology strand of the NAD SMART Science Curriculum. It is designed to cover grades Pre-K to 4. Each lesson plan is leveled as Easy (Pre-K to K), Medium (Grade 1-2), and Advanced (Grades 3-4) to be adapted to...

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    Our Adventist Heritage - Stories, Activities, and Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Who are we as Adventists? Where have we come from, as a church? We know that it is by looking back that we can see how God has lead. Many years ago, the Atlantic Union Conference Teacher Bulletin produced a resource unit for teachers on Adventist History....

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    Our Nation - Past and Present Grade 1-Grade 3
    "The purpose of this unit is to provide materials that will assist teachers of grades 1-3 in teaching a patriotic unit emphasizing various aspects of the United States of America. This unit is prepared for use in conjunction with the curriculum for the...

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    Our World as Math Unit Grade 3-Grade 5
    "Our World as Math offers students a great way to learn math concepts and enjoy learning...The purpose for creating this unit is to share and encourage educators and students that learning takes place when there is shared experience and dialogue...teachers...

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    Parents Checking Homework Over the Internet Grade 5-Lifelong
    Growing web-based software helps parents and schools peek at lessons, share records and collaborate in planning or communicating. This article shares several examples of how parents are helping their children with homework using Google's Docs & Spreadsheets long-distance.

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    Place Value and Everything in Its Place Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This unit "starts a new school year positively with review, and new learning of place value concepts." Strategies include visualization, use of manipulatives, games, Brain POP, essential questions, and songs. Correlates with the NAD Math Curriculum...

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    Plants - A SMART Unit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Plants, plants, plants! God had no shortage of ideas when he began creating them. This unit opens to students the wonders of the third day of creation with a host of hands on activities. It provides the multigrade or one room school teacher with a gift of...

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    Plays - Drama Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    This unit is developed to introduce students to the elements of plays and drama. Add interest to your worships and Bible lessons by having your students write a play on a Bible passage. Use the play-writing skills to write a Thanksgiving play or plays about...

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    Poetry - Worth the Risk Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 12
    This comprehensive unit contains over 100 pages of activities and information, as well as PowerPoint and PREZI files and a WebQuest. Together you will "explore depths of feelings learning and studying poetry at its best."

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    Project Based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beginning with an overview of project-based learning, this download includes the outline of a Grade 4 Social Studies technology-integrated unit on US geography, lists of webquest and smart board use links for science, social studies and math, and language...

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    Prophets - True or False? A Unit on the Spirit of Prophecy Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Our children are exposed to a daily barrage of occult and psychic references in the media. We are incredibly naïve if we think that the media has not undermined our children's beliefs in the Bible and prophecy. This unit helps students investigate...

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    Psalms 23 - For Work Grade 9-Lifelong
    A paraphrase of Psalm 23 in a work setting, illustrating characteristics of boss and worker.

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    Rational Numbers Grade 7-Grade 12
    "What are rational numbers? The foundation of a strong understanding in mathematics begins and ends with the classification of numbers. Where do they belong? What are they called? Where can I use them? How do they interact with each other? These are some...

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    Reflecting His Image - A Practical Application to Christian Living Unit Grade 9-Grade 12
    This unit "is intended to help [students] develop a relationship with Christ and learn how to function in a practical manner as Christians in the 21st century. Objectives of this unit are as follows: Analyze what it is to live as a Christian in the 21st...

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    Revolutionary War Unit Lesson Plans Grade 3-Grade 8
    This Revolutionary War unit includes activities and links to useful websites.

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    Salt in History and the Bible - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 3
    The purpose of this unit is to help students from the beginning of their education to become aware of how much man is dependent upon the resources of his environment and how God has helped to provide those resources throughout human history.

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    Samuel - God’s Helper 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "The purpose of this unit is to introduce the young child to Jesus Christ, the Divine Son of our Heavenly Father through the loving and caring relationships formed with parents, primary early childhood professionals and peers." It includes separate...

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    Schedule White Spaces Kindergarten
    This short article discusses how to create blocks of time in your calendar where nothing is planned. 'White space' is unplanned-for-time for you to catch up or do nothing at all.

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    Scraps of My Life Grade 7-Grade 12
    "The unit will begin with an introduction to scrapbooks and, in particular, to thematic scrapbooks. From there the teacher will guide students through a mini-course on the writing process and how to create effective paragraphs. Students will then use...

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    Share - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This collection of stories and poems about animals begins on page 7. The stories are about Smokey Bear, the champion horse Snow Man, and fireflies. The titles are: A Very Special Bear The Farm Horse That Became a Champion Nature's Miracle Flashlights The...

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    Share - Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A collection of stories, anecdotes, and amusing incidents, titled: If I Had My Life to Live Over Again Typoglycemia? Believe it or not you can read it Why Women Cry Anecdotes to Make You Smile So You Think You Know Everything? The...

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    Sin and Judgement in Puritan America - Unit Plan Grade 10-Grade 12
    "A comprehensive unit about sin and separation (from God and fellow man), law and justice, and the good news of the gospel which offers forgiveness and salvation from guilt and broken relationships. Planned for an eleventh-grade American Literature class,...

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    Slave Narratives and Spirituals Unit Grade 10-Grade 12
    "Slave Narratives and Spirituals: A brief exploration of two methods of communication by African slaves in the mid-1800s is an interdisciplinary unit for the 11th and 12th grade that incorporates elements from American...

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    Some Wild Animals of North America - Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 3
    "This unit presents facts about some wild animals of North America. Provision is made for the student to explore the lifestyle of those animals not referred to in this unit. Students will discover that God created many animals. They will also learn about...

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    Spirit-Compatible Instruction - Teacher Bulletin Volume 10 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Systematic character development from a Christian worldview is central to Adventist education. This Teacher Bulletin resource/article reminds teachers of foundational philosophy and links to quality websites with more character development tools. "Spirit...

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    Stewardship of Our Self Grade 5-Grade 8
    Use this unit to help students discover their own unique talents and abilities and find a way to use those gifts for God.

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    Stewardship of Our Time Grade 5-Grade 10
    This unit on stewardship is comprised of five lessons and a culminating project. The key thread is how we are responsible for how we use our time. Each lesson is divided into four major sections: the Attention Grabber, Bible Exploration, Treasure Chest Activity...

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    Symmetry and Tessellations Unit Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This unit begins with polygons and pattern blocks, works with rotational, translational, and reflective symmetries, experiments with tessellations, and finishes with the creation of an Escher-like tessellation." Adaptable to any grade level, this...

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    TB God's Grace - Christ Our Life WebQuest Grade 5-Grade 8
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. This WebQuest corresponds with the Christ Our Life Bible curriculum. Tasks include designing a travel brochure and making a Prezi (a...

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    Teacher Bulletin Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Prepared by the NAD Atlantic Union annually, Teacher Bulletin provides busy teachers with creative units for multi-grade/multi-age elementary classes.

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    Teacher Bulletin Share - Volume 6 Tertiary-Lifelong
    If I had my life to live over again...I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there for the day. This advice - and other stories, anecdotes, and amusing incidents make up this Share...

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    Teacher Bulletin Tips - Volume 6 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Do you have a problem with bullying in your classroom? Would you like to pass on the top ten ways to get top grades? What kinds of learning styles do you have 'operating' in your classroom? How safe is your school? These and other areas are dealt with...

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    Techie Math - Using the TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator Grade 9-Grade 12
    It’s still important for students to understand the concepts behind the math in these subjects, before diving into the technology. Perhaps the math ideas in these areas can be reinforced, emphasized, enhanced, or further explored using one of today’s technology – a TI-83/84 graphing calculator.

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    Technology - Not Just Computers Grade 9-Lifelong
    Biotechnology involves the application of science and technology to living organisms. This article notes milestones in biotechnology of food and human health including how we care for computers and prevent laptops from crippling us.

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    Technology - Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    How can you help your students be safe on the Internet? Are there safe ways to chat online? Do you know what a strong password is? Would you like help in reducing spam and spyware?

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    Technology and Kids Grade 1-Grade 4
    "The unit is written to give teachers the opportunity to involve their students in technology. The resources included will give teachers an excellent base of information to help them integrate technology into the classroom."

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    The Bible, Anthropology, and the Ancient Caveman Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "God created man in His image, so why are there bones that show evidence of manlike beasts? In the days before the flood, the amalgamation of man and beast was the ultimate sin that defaced the image of God. In Satan’s quest to be like the Most...

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    The Bible, Substance Abuse, and the Patriarchs Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit will give students biblical texts and thought provoking academic information that will teach them more about how to stay away from substance abuse. This unit will also show how some of our patriarchs went through problems with substance abuse...

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    The Civil War - America at Its Worst (1861-1865) Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Civil War presents an interdisciplinary unit reviewing the life, times and actions of the Civil War. Activities are designed for small group use as well as individual projects. It has been designed primarily for the middle and upper elementary grades. A...

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    The Continents - Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 8
    “This unit is suitable for middle or upper elementary students. As you study geography in your class, you may use these pages to introduce the continents of the world. A fact sheet and a worksheet are included for each continent. A word search is included,...

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    The Dirty Thirties Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit is about the 1930's and the Great Depression. It was designed for grades 7-10 and is to be used in conjunction with United States History. The lessons are designed for 40 minute class periods, 4 days a week. Resources and website links are...

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    The Discovery of America - An Interdisciplinary Unit 1490-1585 Grade 5-Grade 8
    "The Discovery of America presents an interdisciplinary unit incorporating the Christian perspective of early American explorers. Activities are designed for small group use - as well as individual projects."

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    The Globe We Live On Preschool-Grade 4
    "This unit covers content covered under the Earth and Space Science strand of the NAD SMART Science Curriculum. It is designed to cover grades Pre-K to 4. Each lesson plan is leveled as Easy (Pre-K to K), Medium (Grade 1-2), and Advanced (Grades 3-4)...

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    The Life and Times of Sojourner Truth - An Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    "This unit will provide a historical perspective of the plight of slaves, through the life of Sojourner Truth. Students will develop a clearer understanding of the importance of forgiveness. In spite of the inequality that we may face in life, God expects...

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    The Miracle of a Brother's Song Grade 1-Grade 8
    A brother's song dramatically influenced his seriously ill infant sister, bringing life and joy. A touching story, although its accuracy is questionable.

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    The Next Big Sign - An Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 12
    This unit fosters faith in the Second Advent of Jesus Christ. The question is, 'What is the next sign that needs to be fulfilled in its entirety?'

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    The Padded Cross Grade 6-Lifelong
    Meditate on what Jesus asks of those who choose to follow him. Being a disciple means taking up your cross, committing to follow even in suffering.

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    The Red Marble - Worship Story Grade 5-Lifelong
    This touching story illustrates the truth that caring and generosity can make a difference in the lives of your people.

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    The Summer Olympics - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "The purpose of this unit is to explore the diversity of our global culture through the eyes of sports. The Summer Olympics provides a great opportunity to study social studies, language arts, health, art, music, religion, and physical education all in...

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    The Writing Process Grade 5-Grade 12
    Created by an English teacher in self-defense and for self-preservation, this series of PowerPoint presentations, with companion notes and assignments, tackles the nuts and bolts of The Writing Process in general as well as a number of specific types of essays.

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    Times of the Reformation WebQuest Grade 7-Grade 10
    In this WebQuest, "take a look at the Protestant Reformation through the eyes of these different individuals: Martin Luther, Pope Leo X, King Henry VIII, John Calvin." You will then create a multi-media presentation comparing and contrasting each...

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    Tips - The Enlightened Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The intent of this article is to affirm those who are already trying innovative ideas and to encourage teachers who have not as yet embraced more effective teaching procedures. As educators, it is vital to remember that we are living in a world where...

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    Traveling the Oregon Trail - Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    This thematic unit takes the students on a journey along the Oregon Trail. Includes daily activities and Internet resources.

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    Unit Plan - Where in the World is Timbuktu? Grade 5-Grade 8
    "This unit is geared for middle to junior high grade levels. It is intended for use with students as a unit in World Cultures. There is a wealth of information and lessons within the unit. It is not intended to be used in its entirety. Pick and choose as you adapt the material for your students."

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    Unlocking the Memories - Enjoying Poetry Unit Plan Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This unit is designed as a five-week unit for ninth graders, but may be adapted for other grade levels. The fifth week may be allocated to the completion and publication of projects. Activities have been integrated with the social studies and music disciplines...

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    Violent Weather Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 8
    "Violent Weather presents an interdisciplinary unit centering on the various kinds of extreme weather in North America. It has been written to compliment our current science curriculum. It focuses on the stormy part of our weather - tornadoes, hurricanes,...

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    Weather and Seasons Unit Plan Kindergarten-Grade 3
    "In this unit, students learn about weather conditions, seasonal changes in the weather where they live, and safety during various weather conditions. Students learn that weather changes from day to day. They learn about factors that affect weather including...

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    What's the Difference? Infusion or Integration Grade 5-Lifelong
    "What are schools today actually doing with instructional technology? Are schools integrating or infusing technology into the teaching and learning environment? What is the difference? Is it possible to have one without the other? Is this really something new?"

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    Wild About Wetlands Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6
    Destruction of wetlands environments has been a controversial issue in North America for many years... In this unit, students will explore a variety of wetlands life as well as various attitudes toward wetlands.

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    Without Hands Kindergarten-Grade 6
    An active playground game that can be enjoyed by students during recess.

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    Wonders of Volcanoes WebQuest Grade 7-Grade 10
    "During the course of this activity, you will become an expert on ONE of the many, many volcanoes. You will write a 2-3 page informational paper about a volcano of your choice. You will also create a multi-media presentation to highlight your chosen volcano."...

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    Worship - Inspirational Stories for Teens Grade 7-Grade 12
    Pauline Evans shares stories for worship with high school students. Titles include: Testimony of a young college student, Stepping out in faith, No ordinary book! and Could it be?

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    Worship - Inspirational Stories for Young Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Judy Wright shares devotional talks and object lessons for worships with younger students. Titles include: Toothpaste Story, Balloon Story, The Swimming Kitten...An Answered Prayer, Stolen Candy Bar, The Pump, Out of the Ditch, Temptations, Even Puppies Count.

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    Worship Song Lyrics - PPT Files Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teacher Bulletin shares powerpoint presentations with favorite worship song lyrics beautifully illustrated, ready to download and use. This link also includes a number of worship resource links.

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    Writing Cross-Curricular Units Grade 5-Grade 12
    Five cross-curriculum units for high school and one for middle grades were developed in a two-day in-service in Southern New England. A schedule is included for collaboration, and powerpoints can be downloaded, along with the actual units: Improving Athletic...

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    Writing Unit Grade 6-Grade 8
    "The Writing Process is an important part of our curriculum. It is not always easy to find good teaching materials. The units included here have been divided into three divisions: Essay, Short Story, and Free Verse. The units are written specifically...

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    Belief Net Grade 7-Lifelong
    This website provides information to explore your own faith or other spiritual traditions. It includes devotional tools, thought-provoking commentary, and access to the global community of spiritual teachers and clergy.

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    Dramatix - Christian Drama Grade 9-Grade 12
    Dramatix is a community effort sharing theatrical works written by Christians around the world. Great for religious education in many settings. These include short sketches, full-length plays, and puppet skits. Very well organized and easy to search. Most...

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    Hindu Website Grade 5-Lifelong
    Find information about Hinduism, its origin and history, symbolism, original essays on beliefs, practices, philosophy and traditions, original translations of Hindu scriptures like the Bhagavad gita, the Upanishads, the Vedas and the epics, the yoga sutras...

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    Sikhism Grade 5-Lifelong
    This official site provides an introduction to sikhism, its origin and development, philosophy and scriptures, resources and way of life. The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the worlds 5th largest religion....

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    The Bahaiis Grade 5-Lifelong
    For study of world religions: At times, it can seem that human society is falling apart altogether. Yet developments in all arenas of life are often the source of hope and signs of an emerging sense of individual and collective responsibility. Bahá'u'lláh's...

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    Finding Safety in a Divided World 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article shares ways to help children feel secure in the midst of divorce.

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    Adventist Volunteer Center Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The mission of the General Conference Adventist Volunteer Center is to assist the Seventh-day Adventist® Church in the proclamation of the gospel to all peoples through the ministry of Adventist Volunteers, matching talents, gifts, resources and...

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    Attitudes Toward Sexual Abstinence Among Black Seventh-day Adventist College Students Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to identify Black Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) college students' attitudes toward the concept of sexual abstinence. Attitude toward abstinence was operationalized as a dichotomy of acceptance or rejection of the concept as a way...

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    Barely Enough - Grace and Justice Grade 5-Lifelong
    "Just as He did at that lonely place by the sea, God wants His church to experience His grace. Jesus longs to use His church as an instrument to share His transforming love to a world in need of it." Rogelio Paquini presented this devotional June...

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    Bible in Living Sound Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This ministry provides 450 dramatized Bible stories on 75 CDs or tapes. These exciting recordings hold children's interest at school, church or home. Listen to a sample recording from each of the 8 volumes or download workbooks to accompany tape sets from...

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    Bible Life Series 1: Belonging to His Family Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously the first in the NAD Bible textbook cycle for Grades 1-4, Belonging to His Family is based on a family theme. It begins with God's family in heaven, moves on to the family in Eden, and continues with stories of selected Bible families in...

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    Bibles by the Case Grade 1-Lifelong
    Bibles by the Case specializes in case quantities of Bibles for churches & groups. Lowest prices and free shipping everyday in US. Includes many versions: NIV, NIrV, KJV, NKJV, NLT, NASB, NAB, NRSV, NCV, TNIV, Amplified. And various editions: worship,...

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    Catholic Online Grade 5-Lifelong
    Fact driven, faith informed, this website provides information about catholic beliefs, life, prayers, foundations, saints and angels, parish schools, colleges and universities, diocesan news, stewardship and finance, and more community and international catholic...

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    Christian College Students Perceptions of Faculty Spirituality Tertiary
    At an evangelical Christian university, 21 college seniors were interviewed to determine the criteria by which they evaluate faculty spirituality. Students expressed hesitancy in making such an evaluation because of the complexity of determining the quality...

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    CognitiveGenesis (CG) - Assessing Academic Achievement and Cognitive Ability in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "CognitiveGenesis collected achievement and ability test data from 2006–2009 for all students in Seventh-day Adventist schools in North America. Students were above average in achievement compared to national norms and achieved above that predicted...

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    Creation Research Science Education Foundation - CRSEF Tertiary-Lifelong
    Research, articles, newsletter, resources and events listed on creation science.

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    ECEC Standards for North American Adventist Education Centers 0-2 years-Grade 1
    These ECEC Teacher Goals and Developmenta Performance Standards for the Growth of the Young Child are from the Southern Union Conference. Standards include: SpiritualPhysical and Health Social-Emotional Language/Communication Cognitive...

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    Exodus People Grade 5-Lifelong
    Chris Oberg presented this devotional on June 27, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session. "Do not be afraid; the battle is not ours; go forward; worship!"

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    Faith Online - Pew Internet & American Life Project Report Tertiary
    Review findings of a USA study of religious and spiritual use of the internet. Findings indicate that more internet users have done things online that relate to religious or spiritual matters than estimated, and the majority of online faithful describe themselves...

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    Forum Theatre and Parables - A Qualitative Field Experiment in a Seventh-Day Adventist Academy Grade 9-Grade 12
    "In this article, the author describes a qualitative field study designed to test the effectiveness of Forum Theatre (FT) as a cross-disciplinary approach to Biblical parabolic literature analysis for students enrolled in a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA)...

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    Friendship Ministries Grade 9-Lifelong
    Friendship Ministries assists churches and organizations in ministering with, not to, people who have mental impairments. A series of Bible Study and Life Study lessons that help participants in learning to serve each other and develop lasting friendships...

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    God's Great Plan Grade 7-Grade 8
    "Sarah Peck, educator, writer, missionary, and secretary for Ellen G. White, wrote God's Great Plan as a textbook for eighth graders. The purpose of the book was to outline the plan of salvation and delve into the prophecies of Daniel and Revelation...

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    Grace and Family in a Fractured World Grade 5-Lifelong
    "God’s love is expressed through the family. This means not only that our relationship with the Lord represents a family relationship, but that our family relationship ought to represent our relationship with the Lord." Sang Lae Kim presented...

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    Grace in the Garden Grade 5-Lifelong
    John Nixon presented this devotional June 24, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session. The Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being (Gen. 2:7).

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    Grace in the Sanctuary Grade 5-Lifelong
    Johnny Kan presented this devotional July 1, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session. "The sanctuary was where God dwelt with sinners; today he dwells with us in Christ."

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    Grace on Mount Moriah - A Disturbing Story Grade 5-Lifelong
    "Abraham shows us that we all have one great pressing need in common: the need to base our faithfulness to God on His utter, unwavering, unfailing faithfulness toward us." Randy Roberts presented this devotional on June 25, 2010 at the 59th General...

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    Living by Grace as Disciples and Disciple Makers Grade 5-Lifelong
    "This grace, which God poured out to rebellious, undeserving sinners, restores broken relationships and transforms the relationship of hostile parties into relationships of peace. God was willing to come down to our level, and now we are at peace with...

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    Living by Grace During Violence and Persecution Grade 5-Lifelong
    Ezra Okioma presented this devotional June 29, 2010 during the 59th General Conference Session. Okioma gives examples of persecution and violence from current history and in the past and emphasizes that grace and forgiveness are two ways of getting through...

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    Living by Grace Gives Hope and Assurance Grade 5-Lifelong
    "Grace is a divine gift. Grace is a lasting gift. Grace is a personal gift. Grace is a certain gift." Paul Frederick presented this devotional July 1, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session.

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    Peacemaker Ministries Grade 1-Lifelong
    "With over hundreds of articles and true stories, the Peacemaker Ministries website contains a wealth of information for those who are interested in learning about biblical peacemaking. Admittedly, however, this is quite a bit of information to sift through....

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    Quiet Hour Ministries Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read reports of and get involved in a variety of evangelistic outreach projects. Primarily an Adventist media evangelism organization, Quiet Hour has expanded in outreach projects to many countries in the form of Evangelistic Campaigns, Health Expos, Mission...

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    Sanitarium Recipes Grade 7-Lifelong
    Find the best vegetable, pasta, stir-fry and salad recipes for any time of day. And it's so easy to search by occasion, key ingredient or special diet.

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    Secret Service Grade 5-Lifelong
    "God sometimes hides His most treasured blessings in unsuspected places." Steve Riley presented this devotional June 29, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session.

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    Starting a Christian School Preschool-Grade 12
    "Without a good foundation, a structure will collapse." BJU provides guidelines to consider one year, 8-10 months, 4 months, and 1-2 months before opening a new Christian school.

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    The Christian Philosophy of Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is a Christian education? This excerpt from Handbook of Christian Education shares an evangelical perspective similar to the Adventist philosophy of education. This article defines...

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    The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Grade 9-Lifelong
    "With the universal Christian Church, The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings...

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    The Relationship of Parenting Styles to Commitment to the Church among Young Adults Tertiary
    A survey of 653 Seventh-day Adventist young adults, randomly distributed throughout the United States and Canada, compared their perceptions of the way their parents treated them as children with their present commitment to the church. Warm, caring behaviors...

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    What Adventist Parents Consider Important in Choosing Schools for their Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Parents in the Minnesota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists face a variety of options when they choose schools for their children. The focus of this study was to discern the factors that Adventist parents consider important when they choose schools for their...

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    Adventist ebooks Grade 5-Lifelong
    Purchase books for your kindle from Pacific Press' ebook site.

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    Adventist Health International Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist Health International is a global organization established by Loma Linda University Health. AHI is now serving as a mission hospital renewal and support system. AHI partners with both individuals and health systems to assist in providing professionals,...

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    Answers for Me - Free Support for Life's Questions and Issues! Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read nuggets of practical common sense tips for holistic Christian living, organized by topic: family life, healthy living, spiritual growth, life notes, spirit renew, Bible bay, and story harvest, or search for more.

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    Discover God's World Grade 5-Grade 8
    Previous NAD Textbook, Grades 5-6 (odd year), includes chapters on the nature of science, living things, birds, amphibians, reptiles, self-worth and personality, personal hygiene and care, adolescence, abuse, light, sound, waves, energy, heat, oceans, elements...

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    Faith in God's Abundant Grace Grade 5-Lifelong
    "If we want to proclaim grace we must ask God to open our eyes to see it. That is the biggest reward and challenge of being a church with a mission of grace." Dennis Miller presented this devotional Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the 59th General Conference...

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    Grace at Calvary Grade 5-Lifelong
    Bediako shows that God is ever ready to reach out and save those who call out to him. A devotional sermon presented at the 59th General Conference Session.

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    Institute for Creation Research Grade 9-Lifelong
    A Christ-focused creation ministry: ICR offers seminars, conferences, debates, various other speaking engagements, creation science workshops, radio/tv outreach, graduate school in the sciences, museum of creation and earth history, creation research, guided...

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    NAD K-12 Educators' Certification Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read or print the current K-12 certification requirements online for North American Adventist educators. It includes general information on application procedures, eligibility requirements, denominational teaching certificates, endorsements (regular, specialty,...

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    NAD Standards for High School PE & Health Courses Grade 9-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for PE and Health courses in North American Adventist high schools:Physical EducationHealth...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Responses to Branch Davidian Notoriety - Patterns of Diversity within a Sect Reducing Tension with Society Tertiary
    "The Branch Davidians were linked to the Seventh-day Adventist Church by their historical roots, the source of their members, their name (officially the Branch Davidian Seventh-day Adventists), their identity, and their apocalyptic preoccupations, idiom,...

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    Southern Union Adoption Addendum to NAD Elementary Textbook List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Locate curriculum resources available through the North American Division Southern Union Conference Office of Education, for curriculum required in this region. This is a supplement to the full NAD...

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    Southern Union Application for Designated Subjects/Services Certificate Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Designated Subjects/Services Certificate is issued to an experienced individual who has demonstrated expertise in specific area(s) and who by experience and training can provide a valuable contribution to the educational program. This certificate cannot...

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    Southern Union Employee Handbook for Child Development Center Preschool-Grade 2
    The Southern Union Employee Handbook for Child Development Centers is a model for use in developing a handbook of employment policies for local hire staff and volunteers in an early childhood education and care center or school. This manual outlines policy...

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    Southern Union School-based Pre-Kindergarten Guidelines Preschool-Grade 2
    Guidelines for opening and operating school based pre-kindergarten/kindergarten (combination K1 - K2) classrooms within the Southern Union.

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    Spiritual Climate Survey - Pacific Union Conference Grade 9-Grade 12
    Developed in the Pacific Union Conference (NAD), this spiritual emphasis questionnaire is "designed to assist schools in assessing the impact of the school's program and personnel on students as perceived by the school's stakeholders." Different...

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    Steps to Christ Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read the book, Steps to Christ, on this website.

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    Thirdspace Engenders Theological Education Tertiary
    "Clergy women in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church speak for the first time of their theological training at a private Christian tertiary institution in Australia. A phenomenological design is used to capture and analyse Clergy women's collective lived...

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    Trends, Attitudes and Opinions Tertiary
    A collection of studies carried out since 1988 and edited in a convenient format to make the information accessible and useful. The information in this book was generated from survey research, often informed by focus-group input. This book will help you to...

  • Christian Resource
    Understanding Islam Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Are you wondering what Islam is all about? Do you want to reach out to your Muslim neighbors? Here is a guide to getting started."

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    With Jesus in His Sanctuary Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Topics swirling around the Sanctuary are being vigorously discussed in every quarter of the Seventh-day Adventist Church today. Questions like the following are being debated: Is there a Sanctuary in Heaven? Does it contain two or only one chamber? When...

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    Youth Religious Commitment over Time - A Longitudinal Study of Retention Tertiary
    Over 1500 middle-teenagers were selected from Seventh-day Adventist churches throughout the United States and Canada for a longitudinal study on church retention and dropout. A new survey was sent each year for ten years, collecting a wide variety of information...

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    An Innovation Configuration Map for Integrating Faith in Learning Tertiary
    “This article presents the results of an appreciative inquiry of the integration of faith and learning practices in Adventist higher educational institutions in Southeast Asia….The participants included six experts from four continents, 35 online...

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    Integrating Faith or Fear? Workplace Bullying as a Barrier to Faith and Service Lifelong
    “This paper explores [a] few cultural factors and organizational theories which encourage bullying at the workplace. Also, it argues that workplace bullying, especially in Christian organizations, instills fear instead of faith, and erects social and...

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    Inter-Faith Relation in Nigerian Educational Institutions - A Case Study of Selected Tertiary Institutions in the Ilorin Emirate Tertiary
    “Currently, ethno-religious conflicts have left untold hardships on families and grudges in the minds of many Nigerians. Therefore, if the practices of faith integration and interfaith relation are managed well, it will result in social, economic and...

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    Nurturing the Faith of Students -The Role of Support Staff Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “What is the role of the non-teaching staff in nurturing faith in student lives? How can support staff be most effective in fulfilling that role? In response, the article first presents a biblical perspective regarding the function of the non-teaching...

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    Toward Christian-Identity Response Theory - Exploring Identity, Spirituality, and Response to Adversity among African American Males Placed at Risk Grade 7-Tertiary
    “Christian-Identity Response Theory adds to limited research integrating spiritual development as a central component of human development across the life span and provides a substantive theory for how spiritual development may lead to transformative...

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    IJFI Editorial: A Dream Come True! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this first editorial, Dr. Nwosu describes the mission of the International Journal for Faith Integration as being “to promote faith integration for the holistic development of human capacity.” Additional titles in this issue:

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    International Journal for Faith Integration Kindergarten-Lifelong
    IJFI is a "bi-annual, double blind peer-review journal of the Institute for Faith Integration, which specifically bestrides the areas of learning, life, and service." Its inspiring vision is "to promote faith integration for the holistic development...

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    The Journal of Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Journal published bimonthly for Adventist educators. Addresses current issues in Adventist education, from both practical and philosophical standpoints. Available in English and limited editions in French, Spanish and Portuguese. More a teacher handbook than...

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    American Association of Christian Schools - AACS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Established in 1972, the American Association of Christian Schools is one of the leading Christian school organizations in the country, as well as the oldest national voice for Christian school education. AACS provides over thirty programs and services to...

  • Christian Resource
    Biblical Archaeology Review Tertiary-Lifelong
    This is an online version of the bi-monthly Biblical Archaeology Review. It has great links to current excavations and wonderful photos of artifacts.

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    iBelieve Bible Grade 7-Tertiary
    Ask hard questions. Foster honest conversations. Understand who you are. Both written by and designed for Adventist youth and young adults, this web series encourages a deeper look into issues of faith and spirituality.

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    Icons of Evolution Grade 9-Lifelong
    Wells compares the icons or examples commonly used as evidence for Darwin's theory with published scientific evidence which reveals that much of what textbooks print and is taught in public education about evolution is wrong. Easy to understand, but thoroughly...

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    inSpire - Sharing Christ through the arts Grade 7-Lifelong
    "inSpire is a web community where Seventh-day Adventist members gifted in, and passionate about the creative arts, can share their ideas and creations in a collaborative way. Songwriting, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, poetry and more can...

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    Announcing Valuegenesis 3 Grade 6-Grade 12
    Gillespie introduces the third ValueGenesis study, which will continue to research faith, values and commitment of Adventist youth. This third wave will survey students in grades 6 through 12 attending Adventist churches and schools. Key findings from ValueGenesis...

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    Bible.org Grade 9-Lifelong
    Searchable database of Bible resources and materials for personal libraries and study. In addition to Bible study lessons, this site provides links to sermon illustrations, study tools, pastoral helps, discussion forums and more.

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    Center for Creative Ministries Grade 12-Lifelong
    Dedicated to supporting the local church in outreach and nurture ministries by providing resources, information, training, and consulting.

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    God's Messenger Grade 1-Grade 12
    This White Estate website features 38 fully-developed lessons on 10 important topics that Adventist school students face in their daily lives. Each faith-building lesson integrates heart-warming Adventist pioneer stories along with Scripture and Ellen White's...

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    Guideposts Grade 5-Grade 12
    Stories providing a devotional thought and a daily quotation that could be written on the board.

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    Hope Channel Grade 1-Lifelong
    The Hope Channel is a Christian television network that seeks to bring everlasting hope to people around the world. We believe true inner peace and contentment is found in Jesus Christ. Our programming is designed to help people experience the abundant life...

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    NAD Standards for High School Math Courses Grade 9-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for mathematics courses in North American Adventist high schools: Pre-Algebra

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    NAD Standards for High School Social Studies and Social Science Courses Grade 7-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for social studies instruction in North American Adventist high schools: World Geography World...

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    Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon - StudyLight.org Tertiary-Lifelong
    This Old Testament Hebrew lexicon has been developed to aid the user in understanding the original text of the Hebrew Old Testament. By using the Strong's version of the King James and New American Standard Bibles, a deeper knowledge, of the passage being...

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    Online Bible Commentaries Grade 9-Lifelong
    A listing of Bible commentaries searchable online. The following titles are available: Adam Clarke Commentary, John S. C. Abbott and Jacob Abbott Illustrated New Testament, James Burton Coffman's Commentaries: Whole Bible, Barne's Notes on the New Testament,...

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    The Center for Spiritual Development in Childhood & Adolescence Preschool-Grade 12
    Search Institute's global initiative to advance the research and practice of this important and understudied domain of human development. Links to current research, short reports, news, blogs and searchable library.

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    Adventist News Network (ANN) Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist News Network (ANN) is the official news service of the Adventist church. It coordinates public and media relations of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The website of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Seeking to move beyond denominational disagreements, in the early 1800s the church founders envisioned a united church of Jesus Christ modeled on the New Testament. Today our nearly 3,800 congregations...

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    Ellen G. White Writings in Multiple Languages Grade 6-Lifelong
    "Find the complete published writings of Ellen G. White and the Pioneers."Brief biographical sketches are available online for J N Andrews, Joseph Bates, Sylvester Bliss, Daniel Bordeau,...

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    Episcopal Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Episcopal Church strives to live by the message of Christ, in which there are no outcasts and all are welcome. Walking a middle way between Roman Catholicism and Protestant traditions, we are a sacramental and worship-oriented church that promotes thoughtful...

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    GC Education Resources Tertiary-Lifelong
    Find online resources provided by the General Conference Office of Education in the following categories: * Official Publications * Reference Materials * Conference Materials

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    Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon Tertiary-Lifelong
    Crosswalk's Hebrew Lexicon has been designed to help the user understand the original text of the Bible. By using the Strong's version of the Bible, the user can gain a deeper knowledge of the passage being studied. The Hebrew Lexicon can be searched in three...

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    ScripShot Devotionals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    From the Center for Creative Ministry, this page features images with scripture texts that convey messages of hope.

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    The Source for Youth Ministry - Games & Icebreakers Grade 6-Grade 12
    Proven, tested games for youth ministry or Christian education. Game types include: mixers, up-front games, big room games, anywhere games, gross and messy games, audience games, outdoor games and games with a point. Other free resources and ideas include...

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    Want to Know God? Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Short online video introduces a young child to the four steps to salvation, ending with an option to make a decision for Christ, and what to do next.

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    Council for American Private Education - CAPE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    CAPE, of which NAD was a founding member, is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. Their newsletter is available online (3 months after publication), as well as subscription information,...

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    Judaism 101 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs. Its goal is to make freely available a wide variety of basic, general information about Judaism, written from a traditional...

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Islam Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website includes resources on Islam, links to various sites with helpful information, and a comparative religion section that compares Islam to other world religions.

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    This is Our House Kindergarten
    NAD Pathways Kindergarten Selection 4 for Theme 1: Heroes/Let's Be Friends. George guards his cardboard box on the playground, not allowing playmates in for a variety of reasons. This engaging story about discrimination speaks clearly for itself.

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    US Congress Includes Private School Teachers in Loan Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Council for American Private Education Outlook article (Oct 2007) outlines a loan forgiveness program that benefits school teachers in the USA, now including private schools. The NAD Education site explains this as follows: "Basically it says that...

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    Using Today's Technology to Market Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Josephson presents the alternatives in communicating with parents: home phone, direct mail, email, cell phone, and text messaging. He suggests using the latter, cost-effective and most commonly used by adults today, rather than more traditional methods.

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    Discipleship - Going beyond Baptism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "When the risen Jesus commanded His disciples to ‘Go and make disciples of all nations’ (Matthew 28:19, NIV), He was issuing a global commission for a worldwide mission. Since then, evangelism, reaching the unreached, church planting, and...

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    Mafu S. Rakometsi - Dialogue with a Leading Seventh-day Adventist Educator in South Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Teaching has many opportunities, both at government and church levels. Depending on what an individual prefers, one could remain in the classroom for the rest of his or her career and enjoy seeing young people grow. Opportunities for service in and through...

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    The Divine Blueprint for Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this devotional, look past textual study and philosophy to consider the divine element of worship, God’s plan of salvation, and what they means to true education.

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    Uganda Adventist University Students Meet for Fellowship and Evangelism, 2018 Tertiary
    "The 2018 conference of Adventist college and university youth in Uganda closed on two high notes: the first, a total member commitment (TMC) on the part of the university students to be representatives of Jesus and proclaimers of His grace in the educational...

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    Amalgamation of Man and Beast - What Did Ellen White Mean? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The riddle of Ellen White’s 'amalgamation' statements may be solved by recognizing in her meaning not just interbreeding, but also incest and animal inbreeding."

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    Ellen White Books Online Grade 5-Lifelong
    Search the complete published writings of Ellen G. White or download Ellen White's best known books now available as electronic books. Downloadable titles include: Acts of the Apostles, Christ's Object Lessons, The Desire of Ages, Education, The Great Controversy,...

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    Sola Scriptura - A Comparison of Luther and the Adventist Understanding Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Sola scriptura means the Word of God is the ultimate standard and norm, as well as the proper touchstone and final authority for faith and practice. All other authorities must be judged and evaluated in the light of Scripture. The Word of God...

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    Study Guides to Ellen G. White's Writings Grade 9-Lifelong
    The White Estate has produced and copyrighted study guides for 20 Ellen White books. These are designed for use in a group study meeting. They may be used free of charge for any church group. The titles are: Acts of the Apostles; Great Controversy; Adventist...

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    Catching a Fisherman Tertiary-Lifelong
    "There is no one too disinterested, too distracted, too confident, too discouraged or so sinful that through an encounter with the power of God in Jesus cannot be redeemed and transformed."

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    Life Application Study Bible NLT Grade 7-Grade 12
    The Life Application Study Bible NLT series, published by Tyndale House Publishers, features study Bibles aimed at various age groups. The Life...

  • Adventist Resource
    Dialogue Editorial: Where Are We Going, and How Fast? Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this editorial, the author discusses the Adventist church's strategic plan, the 2020 General Conference Session, and our role in reaching the world.

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    How Science Separated from Theology - Musings of a Theologian Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What scholastics used as fodder for debate has today become a watershed issue between biblical religion and science as now practiced. In this dilemma, what is the plight of the believer?"

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    Life, a Journey. God, the Guide. Tertiary-Lifelong
    "With God shaping your life into a magnificent journey, you can make that journey one of courage, beauty, dignity, and love."

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    Reviewing Our Fundamental Beliefs - Snapshots of the Grand Biblical Story Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist history and Fundamental Beliefs are closely linked. The development of the 28 Fundamental Beliefs reflect the birth, the mission, and the growth of the church through its inspiring history from 1844. So argues the author."

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    Graduate Business Education in Adventist Colleges and Universities - History and Challenges Tertiary
    In this article from a JAE special issue on higher education, the authors present the history of and need for business graduate education and the current situation and challenges.

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    The Great Commissions and the Educational Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mission. It’s the reason the Seventh-day Adventist church exists. Has education always been part of that mission? You may be surprised at the answer.

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    A Board’s Duty of Care in Financial Oversight - How to Avoid the Question “Where Was the Board?” Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Being a member of an institution’s board, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, carries significant responsibilities, including three important fiduciary duties: the duty of care; the duty of loyalty; and the duty of obedience."

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    A College President and Her Board - Reflection on the Journey Tertiary
    After unexpectedly becoming a college president, the author gained experience working with the board of education. Read her detailed best-practice tips and advice to current and future college and university presidents.

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    Preparing to Serve on the Local K-12 School Board Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Congratulations! You have just accepted the invitation to serve on the local K-12 school board. Now what? Our schools are sacred—consecrated to God; each institution is an important link in a global network dedicated to educating children in Christ."

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    Some Legal Considerations for Operating Boards in Adventist Schools K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “This article will identify some aspects of the law that may impact the decision-making process for board members of Seventh-day Adventist schools. It will focus on raising awareness rather than providing deep legal analysis.” Specific areas covered...

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    Ten Mandates for Today’s Education Board Chair Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Today’s board chairs are tested more than ever. The realities impacting educational institutions and challenging their boards are different from those of the past several decades and continue to change, sometimes at rapid rates."

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    Why Are the Arts Important? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fifteen reasons why the arts are important, reprinted in JAE with permission from the author.

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    ​Building a Working Relationship Between Institutional Boards and Accrediting and Chartering Authorities Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Ultimately, boards must develop strong negotiating skills based on the purpose and mission of their institution, and use a Christian ethical stance when engaging with these agencies and organizations. A healthy prayer life, team spirit, and ongoing orientation...

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    ​Governance and Spirituality - The Profound Impact of Board Members’ Spiritual Health on the Institutions They Govern Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "A single person moved by the Holy Spirit can be a channel of blessings and make a substantial difference in Seventh-day Adventist educational institutions. Conversely, a board member who is disconnected from the Spirit, even for a short time, can cause...

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    ​The Moral Work of School Boards Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Ethics and moral growth, in individuals and communities, are facilitated through complex interactions related to cognitive development, cultural development, emotional intelligence, spiritual maturity, and social influence."

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    JAE Editorial: Educating for Eternity Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This is an exciting year for Adventist education! This editorial describes the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Conferences taking place around the globe. Additional articles in this issue include: The...

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    Adventist Online Education - Realizing the Potential Grade 1-Tertiary
    "This collection of research by Adventist online educators will be useful to many online educators, including those interested in the intersection of faith and online learning, and online learning in faith communities."

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    Geoscience Research Institute Videos Grade 5-Lifelong
    These free online science videos are produced from a creationism viewpoint. Each of the categories on the main page contain multiple videos. Categories include: Seeking Understanding, Design in the Galapagos Islands, Clash of Ideas, Thinking Creation, Biology...

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    Becoming Collaborators - First Conference brings Tertiary Teacher Educators Together Tertiary
    Learn how “teacher educators at Seventh-day Adventist tertiary institutions across the South Pacific will seek to collaborate on development and research after attending an inaugural conference.”

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    Flexible Learning Environments Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Read how a teacher restructured her classroom to allow her students the physical, social, and academic benefits of increased movement throughout the day.

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    Mindset, Perseverance, and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In addition to finding a positive correlation between self-control and grit, this study “found that growth mindset, self-control and grit can all play a part in helping students to achieve academically in primary schools.”

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    Relationships Effecting College Students’ Perception of Family Influence Impacting their Health and Lifestyle Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Investigating the extent of family influence on college students’ perception of health and lifestyle was the focus of this research. Students felt their family influenced their idea of health and for most this was a positive influence with...

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    The Word Made Flesh Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author of this piece uses metaphors within poetry to describe our need for God.

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    Are Christian Schools Really Christian? Perceptions of Final Year Pre-service Teachers in Australia Grade 9-Grade 12
    “Final year pre-service teachers at a private provider of Christian higher education were surveyed to discover their perceptions of the special character of a wide spectrum of Australian Christian faith-based schools. . . . The results indicated that...

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    In What Story Are We Living? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Referencing the debate about Australia’s ANZAC Day, the author reflects on how stories and history affect us. He concludes that “if we have a genuine allegiance to the Lord of the universe, then we have a story to tell of living in His grand Story,...

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    Watch Out for Jack, He's a Real Challenge Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) is a cluster of conditions that are the result of prenatal exposure to alcohol. Children with FASD may have noticeable facial features as well as intellectual, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties....

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in an Engineering Classroom Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Examples from nature illustrate well the care and planning that went into the creation of the universe and the stark contrast between manmade and natural materials."

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    JAE Editorial: Experiencing and Sharing the Gift of Nature Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial introduces a special edition focusing on the study of nature at different levels and from different disciplines. Articles in this issue include: The Need for Nature Repairing...

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    Is Religion a Cause for Violence? Tertiary-Lifelong
    “Seldom does a religion teach the use of violence to carry out its message, although some extreme proponents of a religion may indulge in violence as a means of its propagation or justification. We, as Christians, must be the first to acknowledge that.”

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    Love - Living Life with the Power of the Indwelling Presence of God Tertiary-Lifelong
    “The biblical concept of love is not merely a moral mandate, an interpersonal expression of the deepest emotion, or the highest virtue or fulfillment of all God’s commandments as a sign of belonging to a morally and doctrinally pristine community...

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    Rosana Alves - Dialogue with a Brazilian-Born Adventist Neuroscientist Grade 11-Lifelong
    "I see everyday in my work in various small ways, and this helps me to see in all those with whom I come in contact a reflection of God’s love and power. Loving God and loving our neighbors must become part of our professional life, whatever that...

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    Politics in the Church - The Moral Management of Power Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The urgent need is for church members and leaders to know how to use politics ethically and wisely; to avoid the intentional or accidental misuse of politics; and to ensure that political processes result in good for the whole church."

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    What Adventists Have to Share with the Scientific Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Only if Christians can be trusted in areas scientists know, will they be trusted in areas scientists don’t know."

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    Flexible Seating: What, Why and How! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An experienced multi-grade teacher explains how she shifted to a flexible classroom environment, and how you can do the same.

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    JAE Editorial: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This issue includes a special section titled Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for Adventist Schools. In her guest editorial, Charline Barnes Rowland explains how this issue “promotes intentional, harmonious development of all students in Adventist schools...

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    Developmental Stages in the Educational Preparation of Effective Leaders - Higher Education Tertiary
    "One of the fundamental purposes of education is to prepare young people to be effective leaders in academia, business, church, government, and in various fields of professional and practical life. This article will articulate five foundational purposes...

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    Don’t Forget to Remember Grade 9-Lifelong
    With its official debut planned for 2020, the first online version of the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists will help ensure our church’s history and stories remain for future generations. Teachers, students, and others are invited to contribute.

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    Engaging Head, Hand, and Heart: Lessons from a Caribbean Social-work Degree Program Tertiary
    The Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) approach seems to go well with the wholistic orientation of Adventist education. Recognizing this, the author asked: “Can CRT be used to achieve the wholistic development of tertiary students, as conceptualized...

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    Oral History in the Classroom - Integrating Faith, Learning, and Service Grade 7-Grade 12
    Looking for a way to engage students in history class? An oral-history project can have many benefits. Planning tips, question suggestions, and potential challenges are covered.

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    Pieces of Memory - Pioneers of Adventist Education in Brazil Grade 6-Lifelong
    This article shares "stories of three Adventist educational pioneers, who throughout their struggles and at the end of their days, were victorious, having persevered in the faith to overcome monumental obstacles in establishing schools in Brazil."

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    Readers Theatre in the Classroom - Using Puppets and Scripts to Improve Reading Fluency Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Inspired by the requests of teachers in East Malaysia, the author examined research on language growth associated with puppets and scripts. She then made several trips back to Borneo, conducting her own interesting research on the topic.

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    STEM Fest: Fun for Everyone! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how creating a STEM department in your school can offer students an inter-disciplinary approach to STEM as they utilize problem-based learning. Students also have “opportunities for internships, field trips, STEM-related community service and outreach,...

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    JAE Editorial: Memories Etched in Stone Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this editorial, the author reflects on the power of stories, especially God's. Additional articles in this issue include: Don't Forget to Remember Pieces...

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    Adventist Heritage Children's Books Preschool-Lifelong
    Shop a variety of Adventist history and Bible resources, written specifically for children.

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    Adventist Heritage Fun for Kids Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Activities to help children understand Adventist church heritage include a word jumble of pioneer names. Go up a level for additional materials.

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    Adventist Pioneer Stories - Adventist Heritage Ministry Grade 3-Grade 8
    A collection of stories about Adventist pioneers such as William Miller, Charles Kinny, J.H. Laurence, Anna Knight, Serepta Henry, Lottie Blake, Percy Magan, Eva Dykes, Stukely church in Canada, and more.

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    Adventist Pioneers - Coloring Pictures Grade 9-Lifelong
    Print over 30 black and white sketches of Adventist pioneers for coloring or teaching. Pioneers include: Angeline & John Andrews, Joseph Bates, Frank Belden, Goodloe Bell, Sidney Brownsberger, George Butler, John & Martha Byington, Hiram Edson, Cyrus...

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    Andrews University Credit by Examination Services for Teachers Preschool-Grade 12
    Discover if you are eligible to earn credits toward certification by Andrews University's challenge exams option.

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    Bible Life Series 3: Accepting His Plan Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously the third textbook in the NAD Grade 1-4 cycle, Accepting His Plan is a study of God's plan to redeem this world. It begins with the problem that Lucifer created in heaven when he became jealous of God. This jealousy leads to a rebellion in...

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    Can We Have It Both Ways? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Faced with the dilemma of two mutually exclusive worldviews, some theologians and scientists are seeking ways to reconcile them...The fossil sequence falsifies most of the clearly stated models of long-age creation. The historical setting of Adam and...

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    Catching the Spirit Tertiary-Lifelong
    A look at campus activism at Adventist colleges and universities.

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    Checklist for Opening a New Elementary School NCC Preschool-Grade 12
    Prepared by the Northern California Conference (NAD), this is a helpful checklist to review for those considering how to start an Adventist school.

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    In the Beginning Grade 9-Lifelong
    "God Himself made the earth, and God still lives. He was more than the active party in creation. He and the angels were obviously eyewitnesses—the only eyewitnesses to Creation who live today. His testimony is needed, and it is recorded by Moses...

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    In the Footsteps of the Pioneers Grade 5-Lifelong
    "Visit the historical sites where it all began: the pioneers’ homes and churches, the sites of births and deaths, the special places where visions descended and revival arose. For each landmark Adventist Pioneer Places includes maps, GPS coordinates,...

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    Laughter and Tears of the Pioneers Grade 5-Lifelong
    A collection of some of the best known Adventist pioneer stories.

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    Like Water Between Our Fingers Tertiary
    This article presents the thoughts of Jimmy Phillips. It is focused on church dropouts, especially on young adults leaving the church.

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    Miracles in my Life Grade 5-Lifelong
    A collection of eyewitness accounts written by pioneer historian John N. Loughborough (1832-1924). In this book he recalls God's leading in his life and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    Seventh-day Adventists and Christmas Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Christmas can be observed to serve a good purpose; minds can be directed heavenward to Christ’s sacrifice for sinful humanity; and offerings should be given to the Lord’s work."

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    The Grace of God Grade 5-Lifelong
    Ferguson looks at the story of the Prodigal son and shows how God was at work. This devotional was presented June 28, 2010 at the 59th General Conference Session.

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    The Spirit of Sacrifice and Commitment of the Pioneers Grade 9-Lifelong
    This book captures the sacrifices our pioneers made as they put everything into the cause of spreading their love for Jesus.

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    What Heavenly Music Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A "collection of early Adventist hymns sung by the Andrews University Singers in the 1857 reconstructed meetinghouse in Battle Creek." Additional Adventist heritage collections include We Would See Jesus, I Love to Tell the Story and...

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    Young Adventists in a World of War - A Look at Adventists and Noncombatancy Grade 9-Lifelong
    The author discusses the decision many young people wrestle with in times of war.

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    Can Any Good Thing... Grade 9-Lifelong
    "...today scientists, educators, the media—even many Christian theologians—are also making every effort to change the way they have previously interpreted the Bible... So when many of the pulpits of our time may be losing touch with the spiritual...

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    Creation Through the New Testament Looking Glass Grade 9-Lifelong
    "What we know about Jesus is basically what the Gospels and some other parts of Scripture tell us about Him. This can be taken at face value or can be questioned. But even if we choose a critical approach and claim that many New Testament texts ascribed...

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    Explaining the Auditory Cheesecake Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Beauty is subjective, though it resides in observable realities. It is diverse in its material sources and defies the rules of natural selection. It does not augment an organism’s fitness to survive. It does not have a discernible cause for...

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    God's Two Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    "God desires to make Himself known to us. He has done this in at least three ways: 1)through His Son Jesus Christ; 2)through the work of the Holy Spirit; 3)through His written Word."

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    Heaven Unearthing Peace Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The person and teachings of Jesus uncover our heart preference, which way we’re truly leaning, morally, spiritually, with reference to Him. What we’re really like inside. The good news is that we’re never stuck with this if there...

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    Is Creationism Still Valid in the New Millennium? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Not all manifestations of the biosphere have to do with survival values. There is more to life than mere survival. If survival were the only criterion, we would see a much starker and sparser world. Creationism frees us from having to explain why there...

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    Is the Genesis Creation Account Literal? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The fact that the onlooking universe shouted for joy at the creation of this world is inexplicable if Christ involved animal suffering for billions of years. Christ called creation very good, and that’s worth singing about. After Christ’s...

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    NAD TDEC Webinars - Schedules and Archives Kindergarten-Grade 12
    View the schedule of upcoming NAD professional development webinars, or follow the link and log in to the toolkit to access archived webinars.

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    Relativism's Seven Fatal Flaws Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Relativism is inconsistent with the concept that true moral evil exists because it denies that some things are objectively wrong. Evil as a value judgment marks a departure from some standard of moral perfection. But if there is no standard, there...

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    Seeing the World Through Postmodern Eyes Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Morality is seen as having reached the end of the line. Such fashionable pronouncements cascade from the scientific and academic community, the arts, as well as the entertainment and news media, saturating our society’s view of ethics and morality...

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    TDEC Reports Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Access annual reports for technology integration in North American Division Adventist K-12 schools.

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    Telling The Truth About Truth Grade 9-Lifelong
    Discover what the Scriptures teach about truth in this article. The 6 truths discussed include: God truly exists; truth matters, truth must be sought; truth is in a person; truth requires us to take a stand; and truth sets us free.

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    The Search for a Plausible Cosmology Grade 9-Lifelong
    "If today the universe is expanding, then it must have been smaller in the past. In the light of this, moving back far enough in time, one would arrive at a moment when the universe had some minimum size from which it expanded. It seemed that in this...

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    Those Who Revise and Those Who Revolt Grade 9-Lifelong
    "God’s voice is central and omniscient. His authoritative voice here at the climax to the Song is reminiscent of that in Eden, to another divine blessing upon the sexual union He already had proclaimed “very good” in the beginning....

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    Twisted Kisses Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The good news of Genesis is that we have been made in the image of the God who loves us and is at work to redeem us! This mouth-to-nostril awakening from inert dust is unique, significant. Very few biblical scholars today would say it really happened....

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    Washington Adventist University Teacher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Learn about teacher education and continuing education opportunities at WAU (formerly Columbia Union College).

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    A New View of the Pastors Wife Tertiary
    This article examines the responses from a survey given to pastor's wife within the North American Division. This profile of 250 wives enumerates several important qualities including strength, weakness and challenges faced by spouses within the church. It...

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    Adventists InStep For Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Adventists InStep for Life was created by the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to assist Adventist churches, schools and health care organizations in tackling the challenge of childhood obesity." Note: This initiative...

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    Bible History Online Grade 5-Lifelong
    Find a variety of resources to better understand the historical background of the Bible. Sections include: ancient documents, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Near East, Persia, Rome and other; archaeology; Bible history; Bible searches; biblical archaeology; children's...

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    Compromiso Educativo Grade 12-Lifelong
    Montemorelos University mission and institutional vision statement. Este es la descripcion de la declaracion de mission de la Universidad de Montermorelos.

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    Inter-European Division Education Webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    The Inter-European (formerly Euro-Africa) Division's (EUD) education webpage includes EUD education statistics, institutions, mission statement, philosophy, directories, and other Adventist education resources.

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    Religiosity in Christian Educational Leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study investigated the primary leadership orientations of Christian school leaders and their association with religiosity. To this end, this study adopted two lines of thought and research: the religiosity theory proposed by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventist...

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    Religious Orientation and Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Tertiary
    Religion is one of the major forces of control over sexuality, and many studies have observed an inverse relationship between religiosity and sexual permissiveness. The Religious Orientation Scale has been used to study the relationship between religious orientation...

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    The Bible Story Audio CDs Grade 3-Grade 6
    Ten volumes of stories on 40 discs covering the entire Bible from Creation to the Second Coming. Print versions are available from other sources.

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    Career Planning - A Faith-based Guide to Successful Living Grade 8-Grade 12
    This document adds a holistic, faith-based understanding of the various sections of Canadian provincial curricula on career planning. Inspire and motivate students to see their unique possibilities and life purpose, both presently and eternally, which result...

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    Reducing the Risk - A Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "You can decrease the likelihood of a child being harmed or your church facing costly allegations when you implement the Reducing the Risk awareness program. Created by noted legal expert Richard Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, this established program, used...

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    Evelyn Pursley Kopitzke Tertiary-Lifelong
    Evelyn Pursley-Kopitzke is an American African composer. She says, "I was born in Tanzania, Africa, and spent most of my first decade in African countries--where I had a usually delightful childhood. My playmates were my animals, my brother, and the local...

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    Passing on the Torch - How to Convey Religious Values to Young People Tertiary
    This book examines factors, which contribute and enhance the transmission of religious values in young people. The author distills the fundamentals of value incorporation from its definition to the steps needed to teach values. This book will help educators,...

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    Talking About Religion - How Highly Religious Youth and Parents Discuss Their Faith Tertiary
    This study builds on previous research regarding parent-child religious conversations to explore the transactional processes of these conversations. It employs qualitative analyses of interviews with highly religious parents and adolescents representing the...

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    Audio Podcasting in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how a teacher is using internet podcasting as a high school Bible class project. The first part provides an overview, while the second part of this article includes resources, a sample schedule and an evaluation rubric.

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    Event Registration Service - AdventSource Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Are you short staffed? Is your budget tighter than ever? Do you want to hold a training event for the ministry leaders in your conference or union but just can’t see how you can make it work? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, AdventSource’s...

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    Southwestern Adventist University Department of Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Southwestern Adventist University Teacher Education homepage.

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    Adventist Online Education - Realizing the Potential Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This collection of research by Adventist online educators will be useful to many online educators, including those interested in the intersection of faith and online learning, and online learning in faith communities."

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    Grace in the Manger Grade 5-Lifelong
    "After encountering living grace in Jesus Christ we find that our lives are not the same. We do not long to be separated from the world, but to change it. Proclaiming God’s grace until He comes—this will revolutionize our world. We must become...

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    Research on Youth and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Grade 9-Tertiary
    Studies in this annotated bibliography "reflect informal and academic research including Adventist youth in some aspect of ministry or service provided by the Adventist church within North America."

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    When Death Was Not Yet - The Testimony of Biblical Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The biblical view of death is essentially different from the one proposed by evolution. While the belief in evolution implies that death is inextricably intertwined with life and therefore has to be accepted and eventually managed, the biblical teaching...

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    Dialogue Editorial: The Call to Serve Tertiary
    In this editorial, read how college students and professionals are giving a year to missions, as well a reminder that each of us can reach out to others from where we are right now.

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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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    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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    Kenyatta University Adventist Students Build Their Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Kenyatta University Seventh-day Adventist Church (KUSDA Church) is a modern-day miracle. It’s a miracle because out of small beginnings, it has grown into one of the largest Adventist churches in Kenya with more than 3,000 members, mostly university...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Lost and Found - A Journey of Hope Grade 7-Lifelong
    "Even though I had a sad trajectory in the world of sin and crime, God made me victorious in Christ Jesus and showed me that real joy and pleasure comes from serving Him."

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Celebrating the World in Your Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Wading into another person’s culture can be a bit scary and complex. It may even challenge a few things you believe about your own cultural heritage. But for today’s teacher, it is a necessity to face the challenges and reach each student,...

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    Continuing Education Courses and Resources Offered by the Adventist Learning Community (ALC) Preschool-Lifelong
    "Lifelong learning is now accessible to anyone with a desire to continue learning, without the hindrance of prescribed class times and hefty tuition fees. As an initiative of the North American Division (NAD), the Adventist Learning Community (ALC) also...

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    Culturally Responsive Christian Education at Holbrook Seventh-day Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Needless to say, Native Americans have cause to distrust boarding schools run by Christians that claim their sole purpose is helping Native Americans. especially since, for the older generations, the term ‘boarding school’ evokes memories...

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    Know and Engage Your Constituency Preschool-Grade 12
    "How many more constituents are sitting in pews of churches waiting to be inspired to get involved, waiting to use their gifts to improve their local church school?"

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    Shielding Students from Stereotype Threat - Instructional and Developmental Implications Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Stereotype threat is driven by the conviction that academic performance may be judged or evaluated on the basis of culturally driven false beliefs or preconceived notions about the academic abilities of the ethnic, racial, gender, or socioeconomic group...

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    Why Culturally Responsive Teaching Matters Preschool-Tertiary
    "One of the many things I admire about Jesus is the intentional and genuine connection He made with people. Regardless of their status, religion, cultural background, or other people’s opinions, nothing prevented Jesus from teaching and serving...

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    The Tragedy of Child and Adolescent Suicide Grade 5-Grade 12
    "This story is a composite―an amalgamation of several true stories―and is used to illustrate the need for more attention to be paid to child and teen suicide, which is becoming a common narrative among young people today."

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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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    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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    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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    Miracles and Natural Law - Are They Compatible? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "These two realities constantly clash with each other, producing heated debates on science and religion. Is religion still allowed any space in the public square when it comes to discussions about what is reality? Has science debunked religion? Should...

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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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    The Great Search Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this article, Dr. Richard Hart, the President of Loma Linda University Health, shares some personal reflections on the role of knowledge in the quest for meaning and greater understanding."

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    A Journey of Faith and Science Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author, currently an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, has "found that though the conflict between faith and science may occasionally strain friendships, and has strained several of mine over the years, there is no logical tension between...

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    A Physicist’s Look at Nature and the Nature of God Grade 11-Lifelong
    "There are things in nature that may reflect – even though in a very pale way – some of the characteristics of the nature of God," although "our endeavor to grasp a vision of God through His creation will be directed and restricted...

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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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    DNA and Design Grade 11-Lifelong
    "There is beauty, complexity, elegance and efficiency in the choice of DNA as the medium for storing genetic information, and the information itself is amazing. Some of what we know about genomes fits well with the thesis of common ancestry and Darwinian...

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    Hymns Can Be Fun Training DVD Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "In many circles today, kids are [losing] the wonderful heritage of hymns. Written by men and women of God for centuries, hymns continue to lead us to Christ. Contemporized treatments of these same hymns are not only a great way to praise God but are...

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    MusicaLive! Handout Grade 1-Grade 8
    The MusicaLive! Music kit (no longer available) is a complete K-8 music curriculum previously adopted by the Atlantic Union Conference for use in its elementary schools. Learn all about it from the coordinator of the curriculum development project....

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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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    The Bible, The Creation and The Reformation Grade 11-Lifelong
    Focusing on two of Martin Luther's 95 Theses, Standish reflects on how "the creation was a fundamental pillar of the Reformation because it is a fundamental theme of Scripture and fundamental to the Gospel...Because the creation is true and necessary,...

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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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    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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    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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    Not Me, Not You, but God! Lessons from the Life of Joseph Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Joseph’s enduring faith that God controls the affairs of humanity led him to overcome every trial. He seized the opportunity of standing before Pharaoh and used that moment to testify about his God."

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The How and Why of Starting a Faculty Book Club Tertiary
    Research has shown faculty learning communities, of which book clubs are a type, to have positive effects. For example, “they create connections and networks for isolated teachers, foster multidisciplinary curricula, and help construct community in higher...

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    Conflict of the Ages Designed for a New Generation Grade 11-Lifelong
    Read how a design studio co-owner is combining his professional skills with his interest in presenting the Adventist message in an attractive way.

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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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    Editing Life - Modern Biology and Biblical Principles Grade 6-Lifelong
    This article considers “developing technologies that are now enabling us to modify life as we know it. What exactly are these biological technologies? How do they work? Will they be beneficial to us and our planet, or result in negative repercussions?...

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    Enhancing Learning Through Reflective E-Journals Grade 9-Tertiary
    A two-way process involving the teacher as well as students, journaling is useful in more than just face-to-face classrooms. E-journals can enrich both online and traditional classrooms.

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    Nothing to Fear... Except - Understanding the Past and Applying It to the Future Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The world church is currently embarked on an ambitious project to create a new Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists. Nine thousand articles are being written: They will incorporate current data but will be largely historical in nature. One goal is...

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    Bible Online Learner Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Bible Online Learner (Bible OL) gives free access to the Hebrew Bible in the ETCBC4 database and Nestle’s 1904 text of the Greek New Testament with grammatical annotations; furthermore, teachers can use exercises developed for Bible OL or create...

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    Bible Tools Grade 11-Lifelong
    Created to provide resources relevant to specific Bible verses, this website includes cross-references and, where applicable, related passages from the writings of Ellen White, Matthew Henry, Albert Barnes, Adam Clarke, Uriah Smith, R.A. Torrey, and the Adventist...

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    Biblearc Grade 11-Lifelong
    Biblearc aids in a deeper study of Scripture. Free tools include cross-references, notes, and translation comparison. Online courses are also available for a fee.

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    BibleBento Grade 11-Tertiary
    Free tools for Bible study on this website include verse comparison, cross-reference, topical reference, dictionaries, encyclopedia, Bible characters, Bible maps, Hebrew & Greek, exposition, and more.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Empower Each Student to Explore What's Core with Math on the Floor! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    These handouts from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session provide active math learning experiences.

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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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    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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    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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    From Gratuity to Grace - The Economy of Giving Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Gratuity of things differs from gratuity of doing or being, because giving graciously inevitably involves giving of oneself, in keeping with the example of Christ. This is not to say that we should stop giving real and tangible gifts, but they will have...

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    How to Make Learning Mathematics Fun for Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presenter's notes from this 2018 NAD convention session will teach you "new ways to connect students to math's relevancy related to typical life's challenges, by drawing on examples from finance, engineering and science....Students experience success...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Time to Get Off the Island - Small School Collaboration Grade 1-Grade 8
    Reported on at the 2018 NAD convention, the 'Time to Get Off the Island' program brings isolated teachers together via online meetings.

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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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    NAD Fine Arts Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching the fine arts in elementary grades. It includes philosophy, purpose statement, scope and sequence, terminology, time line, activities, history, and sample objectives for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely...

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    NAD Health Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching health principles and practice to grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, and descriptions of major subtopics. NOTE: Rather than rely on older curriculum guides, NAD teachers should consult the NAD...

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    NAD Language Arts Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    A curriculum guide for teaching language arts to grades 9-12 in NAD Adventist secondary schools. This resource incorporates a Christ-centered perspective in all aspects of communication, and focuses on assisting students in developing critical thinking skills...

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    NAD Modern Languages Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching French, German or Spanish to Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rationale, essential learning objectives for each major subtopic, and teacher resource listing of national and international support organizations,...

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