The author introduces the featured topic of education and spirituality. Beyond instilling biblical knowledge, educators should model spiritual living in order to help their students to desire and build a personal experience with God. Articles include:
School Internet Safety - More than Block it to Stop It
With increasing access to the internet at home and school, internet safety is a decision schools must revisit regularly. While setting up firewalls and filters may enough to ensure that students don't access malicious content in schools, that won't be enough...
Using Humor in the Classroom
Research and experience shows that the use of humor in the classroom can be an excellent tool for promoting a productive, healthy learning environment. This article explores the benefits of humor in the classroom, and offers specific ideas, guidelines, and...
Five Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads - And How To Correct Them
While there are many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, common mistakes often cripple the success of ipad initiatives. Consider these common challenges to avoid making the same mistakes.
"Mark Janke, a teacher at Sacramento Adventist Academy, wondered about the flipped classroom model and decided to try an experiment. Here are his results."
A Bibliography of Adventist Resources
This list provides complete bibliographical information for books referenced in the author's article in the February/March 2013 issue of The Journal of Adventist Education.
Grade 7-Grade 9
An integrated unit providing students an opportunity to: consider the causes and effects of pollution; identify the effect of sin on creation; and recognize their role in the preservation of the environment.
Effects of Smoking Lesson Plan
Grade 7-Grade 9
Lesson plan providing students with an opportunity to: understand the effect of smoking on the body; gain skills necessary to access details from the Internet; and identify God’s health wish for us.
Weekly Overview Templates for Communication with Parents and Students
The set of weekly overview templates provides parents with a single-page report of their students current status, increasing parent-teacher positive communication and partnership. Each of the 11 templates available for sale include columns for subjects, a...
Association for Middle Level Education
Formerly known as the National Middle School Association - NMSA, AMLE serves as a voice for professionals, parents, and others interested in the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents (youth 10-15 years of age). Visit this website for membership...
Suppliers of general technology including software (except Microsoft). This webpage includes information specific to the NAD contract.
"eInstruction technology gives administrators the ability to instantly capture, grade, report and analyze student performance data. The company offers educators and administrators a family of software, student response systems, interactive whiteboards,...
Topica: Newsletters and Listservs
Topica is an easily searchable site with categorized listservs and instructions for subscribing.
Visions - Technology in Education
Vision is an TDEC 'preferred provider' of a large variety of excellent curriculum/technology materials.
Washington Post OnPolitics
Grade 7-Grade 12
Washington Post's USA election coverage includes latest headlines and a search function to search for specific candidates' websites and political ads. An excellent current US politics source.
Independent Adventist Internet news magazine, reporting and analyzing the news. Contains news and commentary, forums and Answers to Objections, a forum for non-SDAs to post questions which are answered by SDAs.
Yahoo's search engine. Make sure that you use the Advanced Search and use Boolean search strategies. Also searchable by category.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
Their mission is to...
Grade 3-Grade 8
A K-12 educational resource for students. Internet resources for all subjects arranged simply and visually for easy use by younger students. Extras include wordsearch puzzles, printables and online educational games. Students can enter their grade for age...
International Reading Association
The International Reading Association is the world's leading organization of literacy professionals. It publishes the following professional journals: The Reading Teacher, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Reading Research Quarterly, Lectura y Vida,...
Sweet Search 4 Me: A Search Engine Just for Me
Grade 3-Grade 12
A Search Engine for students that searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts. Students are not logging directly into the internet, but to SweetSearch sites. SweetSearch pulls from 35,000 pre-screen websites to ensure results are...
This search engine is searchable by category or by keyword. Webcrawler was the first search engine to allow full text searching.
Read case studies, explore resources, find pricing, and learn how Adobe software can help faculty, teachers, and staff deliver engaging instructional experiences. Products include Acrobat, Reader, Creative Suite, Encore, Contribute, Bridge, After Effects,...
Children's Technology Review
Need help selecting the best educational software? Consider the evaluation criteria used by Children's Software Revue. Link to software companies to compare products and prices or order online. Access the growing database of product reviews - some articles...
Learning Tools Directory
Find free educational software and learning tools organized by categories: Instructional tools; Live tools; document and presentation tools; blogging, web and wiki tools; image, audio, and video tools; communication tools; micro-blogging tools and Twitter...
URL Plato Learning System Courseware
Plato Learning System Courseware, designed to meet the needs of young adult and adult learners, provides a comprehensive scope and sequence of a broad range of subjects such as: Reading; Writing; Mathematics; Science; and Social Studies. The program also incorporates...
Connectedness - The Key to Student Success
Gary Hopkins and Tom Gillespie share research on how the school as a community accounts for student success. Specific emphasis is given to teacher attitudes, school climate, academic attitudes, motivation, and behavior, academic performance, social and personal...
Reflections on Religion, Intelligent Design and Ambiguity in the Universe
This paper uses an historical perspective to illustrate the ambiguous way scientific data, that has implications for understanding our place in the universe, has been interpreted. It is shown that the data can be interpreted from a theistic or atheistic perspective....
Information and ideas on incorporating learning and gardening, from preschool age through elementary school. Teacher and parent links on subjects ranging from literature connections, grants, gardening in school, wildlife, seasons, weather, and much more.
Humanism and Open Education
Course notes on the principles and objectives of humanism and open education.