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    Adventist Lego League Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Test your design and building skills in the annual Adventist Lego League Robotics Challenge. The Adventist Lego League is open to teams from any education system at the elementary and secondary level. Public, private and home schools can enter. Read how to start a team, register your team, order supplies, and more.

  • Applying Learning Theories to Online Instructional Design Grade 9-Tertiary
    The following tutorial consists of five learning modules. Each module gives a definition, a practical application, an example of the specific theory, and a list of related theories, pedagogical practices and practical web-design strategies. Theories discussed...

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    Are Your Students Scared to Death of Mathematics? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special math issue deals with how to help students overcome their fear of math, in particular problem solving. Suggestions for how to teach problem solving include teachers preparing themselves to teach, helping students develop a...

  • BBC Early Years Foundation Stage Kindergarten-Grade 3
    British Broadcasting Corporation's website links to programming organized by area of development designed to aid. Christian teachers discretion needed in selecting materials for faith-based learning.

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    Change - A Necessary Challenge Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Juanita Neal shares devotional insights on making sense out of experiences, challenges, and trials that emerge with each new year. She encourages educators to consider the source, reflect on our experiences, and trust in God's divine intervention.

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    Child Study Teams Preschool-Grade 12
    A descriptive overview of child study teams that focuses on devising ways of meeting the special needs students may have, and providing solutions to problems that require intervention from specialized personnel.

  • Children's Problem Solving Series Preschool-Grade 3
    This series helps preschool and elementary school-aged children begin to learn problem-solving skills. Ideal beginner books on conflict resolution for children, parents, and teachers. Each book introduces a specific problem familiar to most children and then...

  • Cognitivism: Jean Piaget's Genetic Epistemology Theory Tertiary-Lifelong
    A discussion on Cognitivism and Piaget's stages of cognitive development. Includes illustrations.

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    Computers and Mathematics - A Revolution in Progress Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Computer technology has a great capacity to help students with mastery in mathematics through drill and practice or problem solving, using Logo to develop concepts, concentration on problem solving techniques, cooperative learning with computers, and moving...

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    Coping with the Unthinkable - Violence in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School violence is a fact. The causes must be recognized to ensure the safety of teachers and students. Few schools have developed procedures to prevent or deal with the consequences of violence. Programs are needed to prevent violence, to deal with psychological...

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    Creative Technical Writing as Problem Solving Grade 3-Lifelong
    This article shares the perspective that writing is a problem-solving activity. Instead of the traditional prewriting, writing, revising model, the authors present a problem solving model with four stages: preparation, incubation, illumination, and translation....

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    Does Adventist Education Still Have a Niche? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie discusses the Nude, Nudge, and Niche Factors in marketing Adventist education. He encourages administrators to face the bare facts, find solutions, and focus on the unique mission of Adventist education. This presentation was part of the 2005 NAD...

  • Dr. Mac's Amazing Behavior Management Advice Site Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This site offers thousands of tips on managing student behavior and directions for implementing lots of standard interventions. It also has a bulletin board on which you can post your disciplinary concerns and receive suggestions from teachers around the world....

  • Experience Aviation Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Experience Aviation inspires young people to identify and pursue their dreams through dynamic aviation education programs designed to build math, science, reading and problem-solving skills."

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    Honors Club Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    Pathfinder mysteries that help teach an honor. Titles include:
    Photography Honor: The Bandit of Benson Park
    Wilderness Living Honor: The...

  • Ice Drift Grade 4-Grade 8
    A day of seal hunting takes a tragic turn for Inuit brothers Alika and Sulu when they become stranded in the Arctic. Firs, the ice they stand on starts to shake, and then they hear a loud crack- the terrible sound of the ice floe breaking free from land. Powerless,...

  • In the Kitchen - Designs for Telecollaboration and Telepresence Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This site explores telecollaboration and telepresence in curriculum-based K-12 learning activities. This includes interpersonal exchange, information collection and analysis, and problem solving. Examples given.

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    JAE Editorial: Let's Teach Children to Think! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This JAE editorial argues that we are not educating our students to think. Teachers are teaching their students to rely too heavily upon electronic support. Ganson encourages teachers to empower students by teaching them to rely on their minds, and create...

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    JAE Editorial: Mathematics Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this special issue on math education, national concerns about education are confronted in the specific context of math education, the dwindling number of qualified teachers, and the adequate preparation of students in SDA schools.

    Articles in...

  • Kids Can Choose Series Preschool-Grade 5
    Teasing, theft, and the need for privacy are just a few of the interpersonal issues you want your children to be able to handle. These new books introduce problem-solving techniques, including: brainstorming possible solutions; anticipating how each action...

  • Kids Can Cooperate Preschool-Grade 7
    A practical guide to teaching problem solving. It discusses why kids quarrel and offers ways to avoid it; how to begin teaching problem solving to toddlers and preschoolers; a step-by-step process to help school-aged children negotiate; and ways to motivate...

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    Language Arts for the Gifted Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students who are gifted in language arts need to learn to use higher thinking skills in analyzing literature. They need encouragement and affirmation. This article also introduces the TAG (Talents and Gifts) curriculum developed by the Pacific Union Conference....

  • Lesson Plan: Investigating Linear Equations Grade 9-Grade 12
    A math lesson for Algebra I on the investigation of linear equations. Using a combination of direct instruction and the constructivist approach, this lesson incorporates graphing calculator technology into the math classroom. Students use the graphing calculator...

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    Let's Teach Organization - Finding Time and Getting Things Done Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article argues that organization skills must be taught to students if they are to overcome disorganization and learn time management. Included are specific practical suggestions for teaching organization including modeling organization in the classroom,...

  • Mailing May Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Charmingly illustrated by Ted Rand, this picture book tells the true story of Charolotte May Pierstorff who, because her family couldn't afford a train ticket, was "mailed" so that she could ride the train to her grandmother's house. The story occurs...

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    Making Elementary Science Exciting Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Rittenbach shares ideas that will help elementary science teachers keep their science classes alive. In order to engage students in science, teachers should be excited about science, use the metric system only, be safety conscious, use science journals and...

  • Math Companion Preschool-Grade 12
    A teacher tool that lets you create math activity sheets in four different formats with graphic capabilities for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. Available in different site licence packages.

  • Mathematical Reasoning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Mathematical Reasoning™ helps students devise strategies to solve a wide variety of math problems. Each book in the series (K-5) emphasizes problem-solving and computation to build the math reasoning skills necessary for success in higher-level math...

  • Mathematics Their Way Preschool-Grade 1
    Mathematics Their Way is an activity-centered math program which develops understanding and insight into mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, pattern recognition, measurement, and more. Through the use of concrete materials, young children...

  • Mrs Rosey-Posey and the Empty Next Kindergarten-Grade 3
    Mrs. Rosey-Posey may be the most popular person in her neighborhood! All the kids love her and whenever they have a problem, they know Mrs. Rosey-Posey will be able to help them solve it. That's why Rachel comes to visit when she finds a baby bird that has...

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    NAD Mathematics Curriculum Guide K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This NAD curriculum guide outlines the Adventist philosophy and rationale in maths education K-12, spiritual concepts, goals, and specific objectives for each subtopic for each grade level.

    NAD teachers should consult the updated textbook...

  • Principles and Standards for School Mathematics Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An online versions of Principles and Standards for School Mathematics by The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. This site allows you to read the resource online, download and print executive summary, and much more.

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    Reducing School Violence Through Conflict Resolution Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Rick Williams shares the importance of Christian educators teaching principles of conflict resolution. Students should be taught to communicate effectively, and also negotiate disagreements through a recursive process of empathy, 'I' statements, contracts,...

  • Subway Sparrow Grade 1-Grade 8
    An English speaking girl, a Spanish speaking man and a Polish speaking woman might not be able to converse, but when a sparrow trapped in their subway car needs help, their common concern unites them to do what needs to be done. The author makes good use of...

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    Technology and General Education Tertiary--3
    Students must gain knowledge about the design and function of technological systems in order to understand technology and control it for everyone's benefit. Education needs to become more technologically relevant. As general education attempts to train students...

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    Technology Ideas for Enhancing Math Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about software and management ideas for using technology in your math curriculum. Explore Internet resources to supplement your hands-on classroom activities. Gather ideas for the one or two computer classroom. Experience math & technology activities...

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    The Administrative Adventure Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Finding and identifying your personal philosophy as an administrator is an adventure and takes much soul searching and depth. Topics include: Trust in God; Integrity in All Things; Work Hard; Have Fun; Use Binoculars; Psychology and the Individual Approach;...

  • The Art Lesson Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Having learned to be creative in drawing pictures at home, young Tommy is dismayed when he goes to school and finds the art lesson there much more regimented.

    Reading level Grades 2-4. Models author's craft of anticipation. Theme - art. Promotes...

  • The Big 6 - Information & Technology Skills for Student Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Big Six is a proven approach to information problem-solving. Use the Big6 to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks. This website includes information about this strategy, including links to many resources online.

  • The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    "IJPBL publishes relevant, interesting, and challenging articles of research, analysis, or promising practice related to all aspects of implementing problem-based learning (PBL) in K-12 and post-secondary classrooms."

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    The Math Test Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How do you teach grace in math class? Steven Gabrys moving example of how a unit test was used to teach his grades 5 and 6 students the principle of grace as found in Ephesians 2:8,9.

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    The Use of Inexpensive Contests to Teach Science Principles Grade 1-Grade 8
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session is on how "problem solving" activities set up as contests can engage student interest in science. Emphasis is not on the competitive nature of the contest but on the science principles that can be learned...

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    Training Young Peacemakers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Peacemaking is an essential life skill for students of all ages. Marilyn Fargo addresses how teachers can integrate this important social skill into every aspect of the curriculum by sharing how she successfully implements concepts from The Young Peacemaker,...

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    Using Numbers to Teach Critical Thinking Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Math phobia is evident in the college statistics classes and can be traced to attitudes towards numbers developed in elementary or secondary school. While learning to appreciate how numbers (mathematics) functions in society, how they can be used as a tool...

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    Who is My Neighbor? How to Teach Caring to Academy Students Grade 9-Grade 12
    article describes the Student Esteem Program (StEP) that consists of peer counseling, peer tutoring, peer mediation, and student support groups. At each level, the students receive ongoing training to be group leaders.

  • Workjobs I: Activity-Centered Learning for Early Childhood Education Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A workjob is a manipulative activity using familiar concrete materials from the child's world. This classic collection contains 104 math and language workjobs that explore primary concepts. Students develop critical thinking skills as they explore perception,...

  • Workjobs II: Number Activities for Early Childhood Kindergarten-Grade 2
    The 20 open-ended activities in this book give young children opportunities to explore the numbers and the relationships between them. Using these independent activities, children learn such concepts as counting, numeral form and recognition, number conservation,...