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    Informative Writing Lesson Plan for Multi-Grade Classrooms Grade 1-Grade 8 New!!
    Prepared by a small school teacher, this informative writing lesson plan is differentiated across the multi-grade classroom. Included for each grade level are key learning/common core connections, directions, and a rubric.

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    Preparing for College and Career Course Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    This free online course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management, college and career exploration, preparing teens for life after high school. Nine self-paced, teacher-facilitated units were created with sophomores in mind, but are...

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    LUC Pastor and Teacher Resource Manual - Partnering in the Mission Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    "This manual serves as a guide for pastors and teachers in their collaborative ministry that bolsters Adventist Education and prepares young people for meaningful participation in society and more importantly, prepares them to meet Jesus when he returns."

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    NAD Professional Growth Books List 2018-2019 Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    This list outlines the books NAD teachers may select from to earn a Professional Growth Certificate for the 2018-2019 school year. Books are organized into the following sections: Reader's Choice, Devotional & Spiritual Growth, SDA Church History, Background...

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    Pacific Union Conference ECEC Director's Guide 0-2 years-Preschool New!!
    "The purpose of this guidebook is to provide a resource that will assist Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) program directors in meeting their responsibilities as educational leaders in a Seventh-day Adventist early childhood program. This guidebook...

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    Teaching the Bible Class Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    "What strategies can teachers utilize to make Bible classes more effective and enjoyable? Here are some ideas to try."

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    Twenty-One Methods of Biblical Faith-Learning Integration Tertiary New!!
    Intended for Christian business faculty but also applicable to other disciplines, this paper "examines twenty-one methods of biblical faith-learning integration with the goal of providing faculty members with ways to mentor and disciple their students...

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    A Collision of Faith - Church, Home, School Preschool-Grade 12
    An exploration of the three-fold work of church, home, and school in leading children to connect to God personally. By applying and expounding upon the Together Growing Fruitful Disciples (TGFD) model, the Greater Sydney Conference is experiencing noticeable...

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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 more than 40 years Asian Aid has given HOPE to the lives of the disadvantaged, poor, and needy in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. It is a...

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    Beyond Limitations Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Be inspired to strengthen partnerships between home, church, and school. This article includes examples and reviews the rationale for why parents, teachers, and pastors should cooperate in the spiritual nurture of students.

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    Bibles for Russia - A Canadian School Celebrates 10 Years of Outreach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Once mission projects get started, they seem to take on a life of their own. A Canadian school raised money to send more than 900 Bibles to Russia. The author offers practical suggestions on how to decide on a project, present it to the children, organize...

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    Building Bridges - A Teacher and a Pastor Dialogue about Discipleship Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A teacher and a pastor discuss how education and pastoring overlap extensively in the area of discipleship. Educators would benefit from pastoral approaches and pastors would benefit from broadening their instructional approaches and understanding.

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    Cast Thy Bread Grade 10-Lifelong
    The author shares the controversial reactions to a bread delivery outreach project conducted by 39 eager first-graders and their teachers at Portland Adventist Elementary School in Gresham, Oregon that resulted in success. She explains the process and provides...

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    Compassion Ministries - What Do Pastors Know? What Are Their Perceptions and Attitudes? Tertiary
    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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    Creating Educational Partnership Between School, Family, and Community Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The process of education is enhanced when school, family, and community collaborate. Specifically, such collaborative efforts contribute to increased student achievement. This article focuses on how the above three levels of collaboration work. Epstein’s model of partnership is suggested as a practical framework for improved partnership. The application of this multi-dimensional model has helped to close the gap between schools and communities.

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    Creative Service-Learning Projects Kindergarten-Lifelong
    If you're having a hard time coming up with service projects for your school, this article gives examples of activities for elementary and high school students. Examples include working with low income housing, creating a community mural, and providing the...

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    Enjoy the Sunshine Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Morian Perepelitza shares the importance of maintaining the vision for Adventist schools, and notes that dedicated teachers alone cannot keep the vision alive. The goals and purposes of Adventist education need to be shared by parents and the church community if the system is to continue to be effective.

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    Five Guidelines for Parent-Teacher Conferences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Five guidelines for conducting successful parent-teacher conferences to enhance the teacher's confidence and attitude towards the experience are: planning, commonalities, climate, control, and conclusion. Role expectations and channeling emotions to anticipate a successful conference are important.

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    Focusing on Science Concepts Grade 9-Grade 12
    This downloadable document contains thirty science concept working papers. Each provides a short discussion of the concept, sample test questions, and instructional objectives. Concepts are useful for organizing our understanding, for explaining things, and...

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    Focusing on Science Experiments Grade 9-Grade 12
    Experiments that are inexpensive, effective and easy to do, shared by the NAD Science Curriculum Guide 9-12 Committee members, as a supplement to the curriculum guide. Experiments included are titled: How big is the solar system? Demonstrations of the effects...

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    Fruit of the Spirit - Dig Deeper Questions Grade 5-Grade 8
    Additional questions created to accompany the religion textbook, Fruit of the Spirit, formerly used in the North American Adventist schools for grade 5 Bible classes.

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    Grade 2 Checklist Aligned to NAD Curriculum Guides Grade 2
    Download a 10 page checklist including all goals and objectives listed in the North American Division curriculum guides for Grade 2 Language Arts, Math, and Science. As a Word document, use this as a template to tailor to your 2nd grade class. Includes columns...

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    Home and School Association Ministry Description Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This webpage outlines the duties or responsibilities of someone who accepts the ministry leadership of the home and school association of a church school.

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    Integrating Teen Witnessing into the Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    The article shows how Great Lakes Academy integrates witnessing options into the curriculum by offering classes for credit. It provides examples of how they have done this as well as the success that has resulted.

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    JAE Editorial: Service Learning Makes a Difference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Reaching the goal of service-oriented schools will require changes in our schools. These changes include a model which is Christ-centered rather than liberal-arts based, administrators involved in more than plant and personnel management, teachers who are...

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    Morale in Ministry - A Study of the Pastor's Wife as a Person Tertiary
    This article reports a study conducted in the North American Division. It was focused on well being among Adventist pastors' wives. A questionnaire was used for collecting the data.

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

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    NAD Code of Honor Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Common courtesy isn’t so common anymore, is it? We hear “please” and “thank you” and “excuse me” a lot less frequently. We’re in the process of losing the social niceties that used to make public interactions...

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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 Religion Curriculum Guide K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A curriculum guide developed to guide religion class in Adventist elementary and secondary schools in the North American Division. It includes goals, overview of textbooks, scope and instructional emphasis correlation guides. The appendix, a separate file...

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    Northview Bible Lab Report 2001 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Looking for practical ideas on how to make community outreach and service opportunities a vibrant part of your school's curriculum? Read this report from Northview Adventist Academy for great ideas on what worked for them this year.

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    Outreach Programs for Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can a multigrade school with few children, limited personnel, and restricted resources carry out a viable outreach program? Advantages to scheduling an outreach program in a small school setting are size, orientation, flexibility, transportation and supervision,...

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    Pastors and Schools - A Dream Team Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article shares testimonies and tributes to pastors who invest themselves in church schools. The insights inspire and hopefully spark ideas for healthy partnerships between church and school in the ministry of Christian education of all God's children.

  • Christian Resource
    Restore a Child Grade 1-Lifelong
    Here is an opportunity for your students to learn generosity and help others who are in need as they raise money for this organization. "Restore a Child is a Christian organization that provides the basic needs for protection, nutrition, education and...

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    Science - NAD Secondary Textbook List Grade 9-Grade 12
    The current NAD textbook list for high school science classes, including multiple options for earth science, physical science, biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy & physiology. Strengths for most textbooks are listed, as well as weaknesses and concerns...

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    Sentiment Analysis of the Conflict of Ages Series Tertiary-Lifelong
    Despite the valuable content of the Conflict of the Ages Series, it may be a difficult choice for ESL readers. This study analyzed the series using text-mining tools. Findings include a reading level higher than the average American’s ability.

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    Service and Growth for Teenagers and Grown-ups! Grade 9-Lifelong
    This successful, school-based community service program began when academy teachers and board members realized they needed to make sure students were learning spiritually and academically. The school and community work together to provide opportunities for...

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    Seven Secrets of Mental Power in the Writings of Ellen G. White Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The examination of the 'seven secrets' has shown that the revelations given to Ellen White regarding the concept of mental power are practical, scientifically reasonable, and, in general, ahead of her time."

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    Sharing Pictures of Jesus Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the Bible Labs program at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist school in Clear Lake, Wisconsin. It includes reactions from students and the effects on their lives, the types of actions that result from student awareness, the impact on the community,...

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    Short and Snappy - Strategic Planning for Dummies Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One of the best ways to build constituent and employee support for Adventist schools is to create short and snappy strategic plans. Because the process seems so complex, many principals and superintendents simply put it on the "back burner" wondering...

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    Students Tell the World Evangelistic Outreach Grade 5-Grade 12
    "Students Tell the World is the [Atlantic Union Conference] Office of Education’s support for Student/Youth/Child Evangelism. The ways that students share their love of Jesus is as varied as there are children in our school and churches. Each student/child...

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    The Pastor's Salary - A Leadership Survey Tertiary
    This article presents a leadership survey on pastors’ salary. The nationwide study reveals what pastors make and how they feel about it.

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    The Shifting Future of Qualitative Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    What emerging trends will affect the future of qualitative research? This article discusses several, as well as their implications, problems, and opportunities.