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    A Primer on Motivation Principles: Principles Old and New Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can teachers motivate today

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    Achievement Testing Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document addresses the use of standardized tests in the Southwestern Union in North America. Created to help educators understand their role and carry out their responsibilities in administering tests and maximizing the use of test results.

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    Administration - The Missing Link in the Integration of Faith and Learning? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the role of administration in the integration of faith and learning in Adventist secondary schools. It reveals the procedures, results and recommendations of a survey given to 375 Adventist secondary schools randomly chosen from the 1997...

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    Andrews University Educational Research Index 29 Tertiary-Lifelong
    A report of formal research conducted by students in the School of Education at Andrews University. Some studies may be of importance or interest to teachers, therefore they are made available through the School of Education. This edition of the index references...

  • Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen present a compilation of stories that will open your hearts and rekindle your spirit. Educators will learn treasured lessons on the importance of encouragement, the power of love, the value of taking a risk in the classroom,...

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    CognitiveGenesis - Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Factors Contributing to Academic Success in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Key findings of the 2006-2009 CognitiveGenesis project were presented at the 2016 LEAD Conference. Here is a summary of the presentation.

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    Dry As Chalk Dust Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teachers that are required to give their students achievement tests have a great tool in hand when they receive the statistical results at the end. Brock points out ways that a teacher can use the statistical results to help students in areas where they are...

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    Educating the Gifted and Talented Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is there a difference between gifted and high achieving students? This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides realistic approaches, ideas, and resources to support the gifted child in your K-8 classroom. This includes two handouts: Questioning...

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    Educational Tracking: A Democratic and Christian Dilemma Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cheryl Simpson presents a historical overview of ability and achievement based curriculum tracking in American schools, and how this practice impacts students with special needs. Sub-headings include: Singling Out Gifted Students; Tracking and Special Education;...

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    Expressed Parental Attitudes Toward Child Rearing in Relation to Study Habits, Study Attitudes and Study Skills Achievement in Early Adolescence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Parents' attitudes toward child rearing are considered to be a major factor affecting their children's study habits, study attitudes, and study skills achievement. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a correlation between...

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    Great Expectations Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As teachers prepare students for graduation the question is often asked, 'Are they ready?' Are they ready for the world? Are they ready for grade seven math? Are they ready for university? Are they ready for Jesus to come? David Jeffrey challenges administrators,...

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    Helping Students Take Control of Their Own Achievement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Most students and teachers recognize the relationship between effort and grades earned. However, many students place too much emphasis on 'native ability' and don't put as much effort into their studies as others.

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    Meeting the Needs of the Gifted and Talented Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The gifted and talented student in a regular classroom is usually put in a position of being bored with work that is less than challenging. Rather than just giving them more work to do, they need an accelerated curriculum, an enriched curriculum, and an individualized...

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    Putting Standardized Testing to the Test Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jerry Kea discusses the history, design, and structure of standardized tests, their status in schools, and alternatives to their use for teachers who desire a clearer philosophical focus and more responsible evaluation of Seventh-day Adventist youth. Topics...

  • Student Success Skills Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This K-12 evidence-based model "helps students develop key cognitive, social and self-management skills.” Various manuals are available for purchase.

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    Supervision for Empowerment Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Adventist elementary teachers are evaluated not only by their principals, but also by just about anyone with a vested interest in Adventist education. A result is that performance is substituted for meaningful achievement. The objectives of the supervisor,...

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    Teachers, Parents and Students: Partners in Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In most cases, parental involvement is voluntary. However, what if school districts decided to enforce mandatory parental involvement? Emile Maxi addresses this and other questions in his article on the dynamics of parent, teacher, and student relationships.

  • Test Prep Preview Grade 9-Lifelong provides free practice test questions for students in a variety of career situations. Practice tests offered include the ACT/SAT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, NCLEX, and many more. The site contains a modular approach to learning the content on...

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    The Australian Curriculum - A Look Through the Lens of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The development of the Australian Curriculum is an ambitious task that involves meeting the needs of a large range of interest groups, each with its underlying philosophy and conceptualisation of what constitutes an effective and viable curriculum. The...

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    The Relationship Between Expenditure and Student Achievement in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 Schools in the United States Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "School finance literature is replete with studies that investigate the relationship between spending and student achievement. Some researchers have found positive relationships between the two variables while others found spending to have no effect on...

  • Three Simple Steps to Improving Student Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from AASA - The School Superintendents Association gives three steps teachers can take to drastically affect student achievement.

  • Understanding Teachers’ Impact on Student Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Research using student scores on standardized tests confirms the common perception that some teachers are more effective than others and also reveals that being taught by an effective teacher has important consequences for student achievement.”

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    VG1 Good Adventist Schools Making a Difference Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article looks to the Valuegenesis research to show how Adventist schools can make a difference for the students who attend. It provides suggestions on encouraging academic excellence, strong relationships, school climate, ways that administration can...

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    Who Are You? Sense of Identity - A Christian Perspective Grade 9-Lifelong
    "While identity does have something to do with what you have, you will be disappointed if you base it on material assets. There is something greater."