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  • Adventist Resource
    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle, and Change in Adventist Education, Part II Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this second of a two-part series, the author focuses on the underlying principles of Adventist education and how change relates to them. The first article, Has the Leopard Changed...

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    A narrative case study describing the support culture for the change process in a small parochial, boarding secondary school Grade 8-Grade 12
    Problem: History acknowledges that change in education is difficult. Literature suggests that the educational system plays a critical role in individual school-change initiatives. Educators need to seek for better understanding of the influence that...

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    Are Our Schools in the Education Business or The Business of Education? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lee looks at how better understanding the distinctiveness of the educational culture, as compared to the business world. He notes what matters most to educators in the decision-making process that could be helpful in eliminating negative environments. He goes...

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    AVLN Column: Reflections on How Adventist Higher Education Has Changed In the Past Nine Years Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines 9 specific actions since the first AVLN meeting, and the parameters necessary for collaboration to be successful across North American colleges.

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    Catastrophism? Yes! Tertiary-Lifelong
    Roth explains catastrophism and uniformitarianism and gives an example of a geologist that changed the minds of many.

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    Change and the College Campus: The Process of Changing Institutional Governance Tertiary-Lifelong
    Professors within an Adventist college faced the task of developing a shared process for change. Many issues needed to be tackled, and the process got bogged down in the middle, but by the end a consensus was reached and the pilot program was launched. The...

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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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    JAE Editorial: The Risk and the Promise: A Moment of Truth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Gordon Madgwick writes about the challenges facing Adventist education on the cusp of the 1990s. He outlines the establishment of Project Affirmation as a means of addressing change.

    Articles in this issue include:
    Reclaiming...


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    M.I.N.T.S. - Masterful Ideas Needed to Survive Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Seven ideas to help teachers and leaders survive and be successful in their work and interactions with others.

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    Managing Change - Concepts and Approaches Tertiary
    "The difficult challenge that always confronts higher education institutions in their efforts to innovate programs, policies, structure, culture, and the whole educational system as needed, prompted leaders and teachers to understand the basic concept...

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    NAD Science Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD science curriculum guide for Grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, scope and sequence, and content overview for each of the major disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Physics. It is intended as a guide...

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2005 40-page NAD curriculum guide includes the Adventist philosophy guiding Social Studies education, general goals, strands and essential learnings in history, civics and government, geography, economics, individuals, society and culture. Appendix A...

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    Openness for Renewal Without Destructive Pluralism - The Dilemma of Doctrinal Dissent Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin seeks an answer to the question, Is it possible to be open for renewal while at the same time defending the "pillars"?

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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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    Striving for Excellence When Circumstances Work Against It Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bradfield addresses popular misconceptions and myths about school improvement. Shared are significant observations about what makes a school successful, even in difficult circumstances, along with the administrators

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    The Challenge of Change Tertiary-Lifelong
    Colleges and universities are expected to precipitate change. A college must be unique and yet be interdependent with its sponsoring church in terms of philosophy and mission, enrollment of the youth, and financial support. The challenge of change is addressed...

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    The Future of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the challenges facing Adventist education in the US and offers three conditions that are required: it must be authentically Adventist, of high quality, and adequately supported. It then explores seven options: liquidation, consolidation,...

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    The Process of Creativity Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McVane discusses the necessity of the creative process in a rapidly changing market. He notes that since the consumer today is very different from the consumer of 10 years ago, Adventist education needs to assess the needs of current consumers.