JAE Editorial: Educating for Eternity
JAE Editorial: Urban Education - A Living Hope
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:
Journey to Excellence Overview Text - J2E
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.
Liberal Arts Education in a Learning-Centered Seventh-day Adventist College
"What can we do to improve the quality of learning and connect that learning with the development of students’ values? This question is being asked on the campus of Union College by members of the General Education Committee. After a year of research...
Ministering to the Secular Student in a Christian College
Nurturing Youth Relationships
Logan suggests a method of identifying secular students in Christian colleges and discusses why they chose to attend and how the institution as a whole can minister to the needs of these students.
This paper was presented at the first Institute of Christian...
This presentation shares Dudley's research showing why Adventist teenagers leave the church.
Old School or Cutting Edge? An Examination of Ellen G. White's Views on Education from a Best Practice Twenty-First Century Perspective
Ellen White “wrote prolifically on the philosophy of Christian education, its goals and its practice. This article explores her views, as written over a century ago, and compares them with several twentyfirst century educational concepts that impact...
Reflections on a School Year
A superintendent reflects on the closing school year and looks toward the next one.
A principal reflects on the busyness of the start of a school year, and thanks God for His blessings.
The Academic Advisor - A Key Partner in Students' Success
Nelson and Toews look at the definition of academic advising. The areas that are a part of academic advising that they cover are: Building relationships; Dealing with Emotional and Learning Challenges; Developing Realistic Goals; Course Planning and Scheduling;...
The Social Function of Adventist Education
"The social function of the Adventist school has both a conservative and a revolutionary aspect. The commingling of those two roles empowers the developing student to be in the world but not of the world."
Why Is It Working Here?
"There are conditions we can encourage that will allow us to thrive in Adventist Education. Is Adventist Education worthwhile and unique? It must be. Is it in crisis? Depends on where you look." Principal Shankel shares what is making Peace Christian...
Working on Our ABCs
Perepelitza discusses the importance of schools working on their ABCs, which are Academics, Backdrop, and Commitment to Christ. He gives an example of their importance.
You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
After years teaching in a small school environment, Janice Harford moved to a larger school. She shares her experiences adjusting to the new environment, and credits her success to a supportive group of colleagues.