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Crossroads Series 11-12: Friendship & Dating
Grade 11-Grade 12
Friendships & Dating, the current NAD Grade 11-12 secondary religion textbook, focuses on the Christian perspective of self-understanding and the dynamics of friendship and dating. Each text in the Crossroads series includes a textbook, teacher...
Dialogue Editorial: Will You Have Friends in Heaven?
"Let us give away our Master’s gifts lavishly―sharing them freely with others. In this way, we will have many friends in heaven and be counted faithful at last."
Encouragement in Times of Need
What happens when you feel that those around you are so much superior to you? Or, when you wonder how you can attain the amazing standards which are implied in the CAT~net articles or promoted in other teaching materials? Kathryn Egolf shares insights of how...
Jamaica's Blue Marker
Jamaica thinks her classmate Russell is a pest who is always getting into trouble. When she learns he will be moving away she comes to understand some of his behaviors and extends forgiveness to him.
Illustrated by Anne Sibley O'Brien, focusing...
Grade 1-Grade 4
Molly and her family have moved to America from Russia. Her mother says they moved to find freedom. But the other kids in Molly's third grade class make fun of her accent and clothes and that doesn't seem like freedom at all.
At Thanksgiving everyone...
Mr Lincoln's Way
This picture book tells the story of Mr. Lincoln, a school principal is loved by all the students except for "Mean Gene", a troubled young bully who harbors racial prejudice against Mr. Lincoln. Mr. Lincoln is determined to find a way to reach Eugene...
NAD Health Curriculum Guide 9-12
Grade 9-Grade 12
The NAD curriculum guide for teaching health principles and practice to grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, and descriptions of major subtopics.
Grade 1-Grade 6
A little girl offers a bright smile to a sad young man, setting in motion a chain of positive events which come full circle to bless her again. The book supports the goals of "The Pay It Forward Foundation" which has been established to educate and...
Grade 1-Grade 8
Jenny was bored, having done all there was to do in Grandfather's general store. When Jenny sees Sally Arnold walk past the store window she wonders about the things she has heard about Sally and how strange she is, collecting all kinds of junk for who knows...
Share - Teacher Bulletin Volume 5
How well do your students follow directions? Looking for inspirational quotes? Explore this section for these items, as well as stories, poems, advice, and humorous items to share with your students and friends.
God's Master Plan
Why God Created...
The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street
Grade 3-Grade 6
Queen has been home-schooled for several years and is now in public school. Her father has instilled in her that she is a queen and she takes this idea with her to school. This causes difficulty with the other kids and her teachers. A new kid joins her class...
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
A woodcutter's wounded heart is healed and his faith is restored through a joyful miracle in this holiday classic.
The Doorbell Rang - Daily Lesson Guide and Trade Book
NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 5: Friends & Family. Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.
The Elements of Mentoring
Patterned after Strunk and White's classic, The Elements of Style, this reference book summarizes the existing research on mentoring. It reduces the research to the most important aspects of mentoring. These elements explore what excellent mentors do,...
The Friendship Factor
"Stress is the definer of modern life. With or without reason, real or imagined, everyone--from children to elderly persons--seems to feel the impact of stress. How can one live a stress-free life? Is there a single factor that can lessen stress and increase...
The Liberation of Gabriel King
Grade 5-Grade 8
Gabriel King is afraid of everything. His best friend and he set aside for their summer project the task of getting brave- overcoming their fears. Soon this project leads them, and their town to chose friendship and what is right over fears of the KKK. Highly...
The Role of the Mentor on a Christian Campus
What does it mean to be a faithful mentor on a Christian campus today? The path to mentoring and the role of the mentor are also discussed.
The Stranger Within Your Gates - Muslim Students in Adventist Schools and Islam in the Curriculum
What do Adventist educational administrators and teachers need to know to deal with Muslim students in Adventist schools and Islam in the curriculum? Topics discussed: God and Allah; Jesus and Mohammed; the Bible, the Koran, and the Hadiths; sin and forgetfulness;...
Three Rules of Successful Relationships
Grade 7-Grade 12
This lesson covers a Biblical model of the three large steps of success in relationships: Be OK with 1) God, 2) myself, and 3) others.
The success of each step is determined by acceptance of the one that preceded it.