This youth songbook features 165 group songs, and is designed especially for academy and college use. It includes classics such as Side by Side, action songs, scriptural songs, antiphonal canons, plus many other praise songs. Guitar chords are included.
How Should Children Sing?
Written by Philip Bliss in 1873, this essay has many important things to say to those who use music in their work with children. Along with many other hymns, Bliss wrote both words and music for "Dare to Be a Daniel" and "Jesus Loves Even Me."
This website offers resources for enhancing hymn singing and playing through the use of descants (in today's form, a "soprano countermelody above a congregational hymn tune"). It can also help in finding and composing descants. Scores are downloadable...
Hymns - 16 Classic Hymns for Children
Cedarmont Kids sing such favorite hymns as "This is My Father's World", "For the Beauty of the Earth", "Amazing Grace" and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus". CD has bonus split-track versions included for sing-along....
Recorded by Susan Maehre (choir director, organist, musician and singer/songwriter), "Hymns Alive is a compilation of 719 hymns on 24 Compact Discs, 98% of which are known and loved by Christians of all denominations. This compilation comes directly from...
Hymns Can Be Fun
"In many circles today, kids are loosing the wonderful heritage of hymns. Written by men and women of God for centuries, hymns continue to lead us to Christ. Contemporized treatments of these same hymns are not only a great way to praise God but are also...
JAE: Of Interest to Teachers
This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Jobs Up in Education; International Education Ministers Agree on Goals; Group Criticized for Offering "Simplistic"...
K-12 Writing Activities With a Spiritual Emphasis - Sample Lessons
MusicaLive! Music Kit
A list of writing activities and sample lesson plans ideas to effectively teacher from a biblical worldview. A powerpoint
accompanies this handout.
The Atlantic Union Conference has developed a music kit which may be used to enrich the current music curriculum. It is designed to be accessible to classroom teachers as well as music teachers. The basic kit consists of items divided into color-coordinated...
NAD Fine Arts Curriculum Guide K-8
The NAD curriculum guide for teaching the fine arts in elementary grades. It includes philosophy, purpose statement, scope and sequence, terminology, time line, activities, history, and sample objectives for each grade level.
No Apologies Needed
James R. Nix shares the positive influence that Adventism has had throughout his life. He shares 10 reasons why he is glad to be a Seventh-day Adventist and grew up in the church that he did. These include: respect for the Bible, the soon return of Christ,...
Sparking Students' Interest in Poetry
What methods can teachers use to get students interested in poetry? Teacher enthusiasm, experience approach, poetry and music, exploring the poetic experience, exploring sights and sounds, the Bible as poetry, and using hymn poetry are ways to increase interest.
Stories of the Great Hymns - Short Sessions on the Creation of the Great Hymns
Grade 3-Grade 8
"Use this resource to rekindle an interest in the rich heritage of hymns and gospel songs. While appropriate as a supplementary piano book for private and group instruction, it could also be used in church choir clubs, Sunday schools, Christian schools...