Beliefs about Origins - Religious Tolerance.org
A source of information for science teachers regarding the "theories of origins and development of life, plant and animal species, the earth, & the rest of the universe."
Coping with the Unthinkable - Violence in Adventist Schools
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...
Creating an Atmosphere for Tolerance and Understanding
Bob Egbert's article presents 13 classroom activities schools and teachers can use to help students develop attitudes of tolerance, while diffusing intolerance, prejudice, negative attitudes and stereotypes often demonstrated toward each other. The article...
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...
Importance of Play
What is the role of play in education? Ken Corkum discusses how play can be a vehicle toward teaching necessary social and spiritual lessons. Subject headings in this article include: Play is the child's first experience; Interruptions to play; Pleasure in...
NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide K-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...
Talking to Children About War
What do we tell children about the world they live in? How do we respond to their questions about their safety, the safety of others, the morality of war, and the anger and violence they witness on the news? During tumultuous times, the most important thing...
Ten Ways to Combat Hostility
Is hostility or hate developing in your school? This short article suggests 10 ways to combat hostility.
Understanding Other Cultures - A Necessity for Adventism Today
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,...