GC Human Sexuality Curriculum
"This resource puts a deliberate, comprehensive understanding of God's wonderful plan for sexuality into the hands of parents, teachers and church leaders responsible for the education of children and youth." English, French and Spanish print versions...
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,...
A Human Sign-Child and the Divine Dragon-Slayer
The importance of historical and cultural background to study of the Old Testament. Context is essential to biblical studies. A productive approach to studying the Old Testament is to become aware of biblical time, language, and culture (TLC). Illustrations...
Adventist Colleges Abroad: Notes From a Recent Itinerary
Opportunities for study, the excitement of travel, and the challenge of immersing oneself in another culture are realities for students who study with Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA). U.S. and Canadian Adventist colleges, through the North American Division...
An Indigenous People - Native Americans
Grade 5-Grade 8
"Nomads, farmers, fishermen, warriors, city and cave dwellers were some of the choices these special people made to shape their lives. As a result, their cultures were varied, and their lifestyles were different due to the geographical areas in which...
Animal Folk Songs for Children
Here are more than 40 American folk songs about all kinds of animals brought together by a noted musician, folklorist, and teacher. Primarily from the South, many of the songs show a black African influence which, when mixed with other cultural traditions,...
Bridging the Gaps: The Need for Multicultural Education
Multicultural education serves to make students aware of their own culture as well as that of the culture of others so as to interact effectively with others. Culture consists of one's ways of living, values, beliefs, patterns of thinking, behaviors, communication...
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....
Christians Versus Culture
"We are in the world, a world that God loves, and a world in which we have a mission. And yet we are not of this world, and we should guard against falling in love with this world...."In a broad sense, culture may be defined as the beliefs, values,...
Christians Versus Culture - Should We Love or Hate the World?
Rasi discusses the issue of Christianity versus culture. "We are in the world, a world that God loves, and a world in which we have a mission. And yet we are not of this world, and we should guard against falling in love with this world...How can we be...
Communicating in Today's Classroom
Cross-cultural misunderstandings are a fact that teachers must recognize. Aspects of culture are more than just language. Sapir-Whorf hypothesis and Edward Hall's theory are important. Teachers should assume that students want to cooperate to make clear responses,...
Contemporary Popular Culture and Christian Responsibility - A Korean Adventist Perspective
Kim discusses contemporary popular culture and how Adventists (Christians) have a responsibility to hold the truths given from God without alienating themselves from society and also without giving up truth.
This paper was presented at the 28th Institute...
Detroit Institute of Arts
Explore the Detroit Institute of Arts' digitized collections of American Art; European Art; African, Oceania, and the Indigenous Americas; the Arts of Asia and the Islamic World; Prints, Drawings, and Photographs; General Motors Center for African American...
Diversity With Inclusion: The Future of Seventh-day Adventist Education
Adventist educators can neither ignore nor escape the inevitability of the effects of the significant and dramatic demographic, cultural, and ethnic shifts on their educational mission and practice, institutional culture, pedagogy, and curriculum. Diversity...
Grade 1-Grade 12
A collection of online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. Links to humanities websites and lesson plans. A starting point for exploring the humanities in all its diversity on the Internet.
Educating Academy Students for Multicultural Society
Grade 9-Grade 12
What can a school and its faculty do to create an atmosphere that goes beyond tolerance to acceptance and close fellowship among different races and cultures? It requires careful planning by administration and faculty, a philosophy that all have been created...
Educating Inner-City Children
Urban schools face many concerns which command more attention than education. Urban Adventist schools struggle with constituents whose economic status makes it difficult to keep schools running. Also, budgets in urban churches are often stretched too far to provide their promised subsidies.
A catalog of the world's languages including information on alternate names, number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation, and other sociolinguistic and demographic information. Publications, software and linqualinks make this a rich language...
Field Experience: A Hands-on Approach to Multicultural Education
Field experience is part of building Christ-centered multicultural awareness. A program should fulfil the objectives of the mission of a school. Study and experience should be integrated. Attitude is the core of the 'hidden curriculum'. Opportunities for learning...
First International Collection of Tongue Twisters
A must-see page with over 1800 entries in 77 languages--search by language, or browse the one twister per language listed on the main page. In the entries for each country, a rough English translation is given at the bottom of each page. A really fun site...