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  • Adventist Resource
    GC Human Sexuality Curriculum Preschool-Grade 12
    "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...

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    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,...

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    A Human Sign-Child and the Divine Dragon-Slayer Grade 11-Lifelong
    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...

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    Adventist Colleges Abroad: Notes From a Recent Itinerary Tertiary
    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...

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    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 Preschool-Grade 4
    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,...

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    Better Vision in the Body of Christ Grade 9-Lifelong
    The church benefits from eyes that are young, old, and different shaped and colored, to creatively respond to the near, the culturally specific, and the contemporary issues of our day. Like corrective lenses, vision is further sharpened by sound theology that...

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    Bridging the Gaps: The Need for Multicultural Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    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...

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    Celebrate Cultures 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....

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    Christians Versus Culture Tertiary
    "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,...

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    Christians Versus Culture - Should We Love or Hate the World? Tertiary-Lifelong
    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...

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    Communicating in Today's Classroom Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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,...

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    Contemporary Popular Culture and Christian Responsibility - A Korean Adventist Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    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 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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...

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    Diversity With Inclusion: The Future of Seventh-day Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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...

  • EDSITEment 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.

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    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...

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    Educating Inner-City Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    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.

  • Ethnologue Grade 9-Lifelong
    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...

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    Field Experience: A Hands-on Approach to Multicultural Education Grade 9-Tertiary
    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 Grade 4-Lifelong
    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...

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    From Homo Sapiens to Homo Videns Tertiary-Lifelong
    Pereyra talks about homo sapiens turning into homo videns. We have gone from abstract thinking to living in the age of images.

  • Grade 9-Lifelong
    " provides information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Our goal is to challenge you to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalization and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers."

  • Grolier Online Grade 2-Lifelong
    Grolier Online is the most authoritative, age-appropriate research and learning resource on the Web today. With two learning environments, eight curriculum-aligned databases and over 500,000 links to academically-relevant articles, Web sites and periodicals,...

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    Hesban 10: The Necropolis of Hesban Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume provides thorough description and classification of the tombs found near Hesban and excavated by the Heshbon Expedition. Careful analysis and interesting bio-cultural interpretation of the skeletal remains found in the tombs is provided by...

  • Inspired Talks by the Worlds Greatest Thinkers and Doers Grade 9-Lifelong
    TED brings together people from three worlds (Technology, Entertainment, Design) and shares videos of their 18 minute presentations at each year's conference. Talks are related to themes in technology, entertainment, design, business, science, culture, arts,...

  • Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom with CD Tertiary-Lifelong
    This nationally acclaimed book helps you to teach music successfully -- on its own and as an integrated part of other subjects in the curriculum. Assuming no prior musical experience, the authors thoroughly cover music fundamentals -- introducing the instruments,...

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    International Children's Bible Handbook Grade 1-Grade 4
    The International Children's Bible Handbook answers your kids' questions about the Bible. This first all-in-one handbook for children does more than just retell Bible stories. It builds faith with character sketches, geography, archaeology, customs, and spiritual...

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    JAE Editorial: What If...? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What if there were no church schools? No Christian education? Calvin Rock poses that if there were no church schools, Adventism, as we know it, would cease to exist. He also poses the opposing questions, What if all pastors, administrators, teachers, parents,...

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    JAE Editorial: Narcissus and Christ in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Is the approach in Adventist education to apocalypse, discipline, recreation, and church life, causing the youth to be apathetic? Motivating the youth to find meaning requires being intentionally Christian rather than narcissistic or self-serving. Articles...

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    JAE Editorial: Of Many -- One People Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The vision of a 'finished work' shaped the early church's growing consciousness that its task embraced the variety of cultures and the world family. In 1985, the NAD curriculum committee adopted guidelines on multicultural awareness, which are featured in...

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    La Familia Hispana - An Exploratory Unit of Study Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This unit has been created as a means of bridging the cultural gaps between your student and that of the target language, which in this unit is Spanish. It was produced for the use of any teacher that would like to integrate technology in the classroom and the curriculum while exposing his/her students to practical lessons and culture."

  • Lessons and Units on Ancient Egypt Grade 3-Grade 8 links to lessons and thematic units studying ancient Egypt.

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    Managing Cultural Differences in Christian Schools: A Religious-Psychological-Social Approach Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Understanding how to manage cultural differences is necessary for success in today's diverse, multicultural schools. Understanding the central traits of culture is imperative for all educators, from the school secretary to the board chairperson. Observations...

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    Married/Family Life - Sexual Identity Discussion Guide Grade 11-Grade 12
    Discussion guide resource designed to help students begin thinking, writing, and sharing their perspectives on sexual identity as the instructor begins a class period presenting information in a Biblically-based context.

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    Multicultural Education: A Spiritual Imperative Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Because the Adventist church and school system is worldwide, Adventist educators need to be sensitive to the needs of students from multicultural and multi-ethnic origins. This article includes several universal rules for multicultural relations: smile; look...

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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...

  • On the Silk Road with Yo-Yo Ma Grade 9-Lifelong
    Silkroad, "a collective of rooted explorers, inclusive independents, storytelling musicians, passionate learners, connected nomads, and cultural entrepreneurs," was founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma in an effort to "forge connections across cultures,...

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    Professional Ethics for Educational Administrators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist educational administrators need to develop and adopt a code of ethics founded upon Christian principles and tailored to the specifics of their culture and local situation. A tentative list of ethical principles are integrity, professional competence,...

  • ProTeacher! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Elementary teachers will find many units and lesson plans in reading and language arts, the humanities, social studies, math, science, technology, and more. Additional topics include classroom management, child development, and leadership.

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    Relationships - Cultural Contours or Biblical Mandate? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A positive, monogamous, and intimate relationship makes growth and the integration of identity throughout our lives easier. Here, culture cannot be our ultimate guide, but the biblical mandate of close and loving relationships can be."

  • Roots & Branches Preschool-Grade 6
    A Legacy of Multicultural Music for Children. Contributors and performers of the songs in this excellent collection were friends, colleagues, or students of Campbell, McCullough-Brabson and Tucker. When asked to share a song and some memories from their home...

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    Salt in History and the Bible - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 1-Grade 3
    The purpose of this unit is to help students from the beginning of their education to become aware of how much man is dependent upon the resources of his environment and how God has helped to provide those resources throughout human history.

  • Smithsonian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Smithsonian Education is the central education web site for the Smithsonian Institute. Educators may access resources such as lesson plans, field trip options, professional development, an online resource library, and links to a variety of educational services such as the Smithsonian Research Center and Smithsonian Outreach Initiatives.

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    Spiritual Resources for NIGHT Grade 9-Grade 12
    Elie Weisel's Nobel Peace Prize winning NIGHT is a profound work of literature and an excellent choice for the teacher who wishes to teach for spiritual growth as well as literary understanding and skills. This resource provides accompanying thought questions,...

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    Stories that Teach - Black Christian Perspective of Life Lessons Grade 5-Grade 8
    Read stories that originated in the African, African American, and Caribbean cultures. Unit activities include ideas on ways to use the stories for various purposes.

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    Teacher, Help Me! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this short devotional on Matthew 14:28-31, Godwin Nwadibia Aja shares what it means to help students develop a loving relationship with Christ.

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    Teaching Homiletics in a Multi-cultural Context - a South African Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Du Preez demonstrates "how differences in culture necessitate a variety of modes of transmitting religious truth. The implications of this require a revisioning of the methods employed in teaching Homiletics" at Helderberg College in South Africa....

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    Teaching Students the 'Universal Language' Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A report on Dr. Paul R. Lehman's address at the International Society for Music Education XVIII International Conference, 1988. He addressed why music is important, why it is important to teach music in schools, and considerations for educators shaping the...

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    The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed Grade 9-Grade 12
    An unforgettable story of faith and miraculous deliverance in Communist China that will inspire teens to believe in a God who is greater that any problem.

  • The Memory Project Grade 6-Grade 12
    Created in 2001, The Memory Project is the Dominion Institute's flagship educational programme, designed to connect veterans and students on line and in classrooms across the country. The Memory Project Speakers' Bureau includes 1,500 veteran volunteers from...

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    The New Testament and Culture Grade 7-Tertiary
    An understanding of culture can aid the study of the New Testament. It helps us interpret Scripture, create an interest in Scripture, and implement the principles of Scripture as we struggle to live out the gospel in our own cultural situation. Examples of...

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    The Notgrass Company Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Notgrass Company is a family business that produces original home school curriculum and resources. All of the home school curriculum has a Biblical foundation. Resources such as projects, puzzles, activity collections, lesson plans, and curriculum guides...

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    The Samoan Exchange Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Larsen describes her experience in Samoa helping Iakina SDA School and the Canadian student missionaries (SM's) who were teaching there. She provides an excerpt from interviews she conducted with the SM's. She ends by stating, "I believe I gained more from them than they ever gained from me."

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    The Significance of Geography in Other Disciplines Grade 7-Tertiary
    The study of geography is closely related to the study of human life. Alexander Job explores the relationship between human culture and the natural environment and shares correlations between geography and other disciplines. Discussed are physical geography,...

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    The Summer Olympics - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "The purpose of this unit is to explore the diversity of our global culture through the eyes of sports. The Summer Olympics provides a great opportunity to study social studies, language arts, health, art, music, religion, and physical education all in...

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    Thinking Theologically - Adventist Christianity and the Interpretation of Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Guy, a well-known Adventist theologian who has served as a teacher, college dean, pastor, and university president, offers his philosophy of how North American Adventists ought to go about the business of "doing theology." The work is addressed...

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    Two Cultures - One Marriage Tertiary
    Smith talks about interracial and intercultural marriages, and the environmental impact on marriage. He also talks about the importance of religious background and common interests.

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    Understanding Other Cultures - A Necessity for Adventism Today Tertiary-Lifelong
    Charles Tidwell notes that classrooms worldwide have become less homogenous, increasing the need for instruction on how to cope with cultural misunderstandings. This article discusses the following subtopics: Assessing False Assumptions and Withheld Information,...

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    Unit Plan - Where in the World is Timbuktu? Grade 5-Grade 8
    "This unit is geared for middle to junior high grade levels. It is intended for use with students as a unit in World Cultures. There is a wealth of information and lessons within the unit. It is not intended to be used in its entirety. Pick and choose as you adapt the material for your students."

  • Whispers from the First Californians Grade 4-Grade 6
    A textbook exploring the history and culture of the Native Americans of California. It promotes a deeper understanding of their culture, love of nature, and use of natural resources. Many clear photographs, drawings, and tribal maps illustrate the informative...

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    Why Teach Cultural History? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Cultural and intellectual history puts us in a position of strength by making us more aware of our identity, individually and collectively. It is important to broaden our concept of history, as young people are culturally ignorant. Cultural history affords...