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  • Adventist Resource
    Pathways - A Journey to Excellence Through Literacy Grade 1-Grade 2
    This DVD is an implementation guide to the Pathways language arts program for grades 1 and 2. Many of the instructional segments apply to grades 3-8 as well. Classroom teachers/students demonstrate the different components of the program in single grade as...

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    An Evaluation of the Impact of Reading Adventure Packs on a Six, Seven and Eight Year Old Child’s Attitude Towards Literacy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study examined a School-Home partnership literacy improvement program, the Reading Adventure Pack (RAP), that aims to support the child's involvement in and attitude to reading, and involve the members of the family in the child's reading by supplying...

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    Analysis of Some Influences on Literacy as Observed by Facilitators of Literacy in Cambodia Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Cambodia is a country that lags behind many of its neighbors in literacy. Seventh-day Adventist church workers have found that offering adult literacy classes is one good way to introduce Buddhists to Christianity. Many of the literacy students are actually...

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    Building Literacy Through Home/School Partnerships Kindergarten
    Home/school collaboration is a concept that the Education Department of Union College is eager for its students to experience and embrace. The author describes some of the projects that the senior elementary education students are involved in. She also suggests...

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    Can Reading Adventure Packs (RAPs) Complement and Enrich the Literacy Program in Your Classroom? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article describes the implementation and outcomes of an "early years" literacy program in a home that involved family members and a novel set of reading resource materials.

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    Creating Reading Excitement Through Character Dialogue Journals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this article, a teacher education professor shares how her college students would communicate with elementary students through character dialogue journals. Each college student assumed the persona of a literary character, and each week, would answer letters...

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    Discerning Shapes, Reading Words Like Faces - The Current Science of Literacy and its Implications for Low-Income Countries Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Despite much donor investment in low-income countries, student populations may fail to learn even the first steps of literacy. To some extent this may be due to teaching materials and methods that were developed for high-income students who get more...

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    Effective Early Reading Instruction - Aligning Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment for Special Education Kindergarten-Grade 4
    “The primary purposes of this article are to provide background knowledge about language and reading development; describe new assessment tools; share practical guidance for developing early reading standards to reduce reading problems; and suggest ways...

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    GC Women's Ministries Department Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Women's Ministries ministers to the spiritual, emotional, physical and social needs of women. It encourages women to improve their potential and participation in the mission of the Adventist Church and provides as support system and forum that addresses issues...

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    How to Start a Literacy Program Grade 9-Lifelong
    Learn how to start a literacy program. This document (linked in 2 formats) includes suggestions and tips from many world regions, and lists of resources and literacy organization contact information.

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    INFO Editorial: Contemporary Literacies - Life Skills for Professionals Tertiary
    Based on a three-day research conference with the same title, the articles in this issue discuss some of the concerns relating to contemporary literacies, especially as they relate to higher education. What skills do you need to be literate in the 21st century?...

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    INFO Editorial: Higher Education Tertiary
    Knowing that understanding the questions is the first step to finding the answers, this issue is dedicated to exploring the following current themes being discussed within higher education in the Asia-Pacific region today: 1. What are we really teaching? 2....

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    JAE Editorial: Reading, Writing, and Revolution Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ian Bothwell's editorial discusses some of the controversy surrounding the teaching of reading, including phonics, whole language, basal readers and more. Articles are divided into the following categories: Elementary Level Teaching...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Students Worried about the Environment; Judge Upholds Graduation Test for Private School Students; Benefits of Small Schools;...

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    Literacy and Evangelism International Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Opening the eyes of the world through literacy ministry... Literacy & Evangelism International (LEI) is a missionary fellowship desiring to see the Church in every nation effectively reaching the illiterate, bringing them the Living Word, Jesus Christ,...

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    Literacy and Linguistic Expression - The Relationship Between Performance and Self-concept Tertiary
    This paper presents an analysis of the competencies and abilities of undergraduate students of the evening period who attend the course of reinforcement in Portuguese at a university center in the region of Campinas. Its objective is to delineate the students'...

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    Literacy Programs as an Empowering Agent for Women - A Case Study from Papua New Guinea Lifelong
    "Basic literacy is recognised as the means for equipping citizens of a country. In PNG (Papua New Guinea), literacy for women empowers them socially, politically and economically...there are numerous agencies offering literacy courses...It is discovered...

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    Literacy Resource List Preschool-Grade 12
    This list links to resources on literacy, from early language acquisition to elementary school reading and beyond.

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    Media Awareness - Hidden Persuaders Grade 5-Grade 12
    Media messages surround our students who are influenced to buy, do, or be whatever the media is selling. The media often portrays a lifestyle that is not consistent with Christian values. Learning the "hidden persuaders" in advertising and politics can help students make better choices as they form their worldview.

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    Number Sense and Literacy in Motion Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Reach the whole child through multiple ways of teaching physical literacy and fitness concepts through rhythm and rhyme, and technology... Students are on the move while literacy and number sense in the classroom come together." In addition to the...

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    Parent Inspiration - Developing Literacy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Inspire parents to model and prompt a love of reading, and critical thinking skills for lifelong literacy. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools for schools to build...

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    Please Read to Me 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Reading to children is crucial for many aspect of literacy development as well as benefiting children in other ways. This article looks a some of the reasons for reading to children and give some tips on how to read to children effectively.

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    Promoting Biblical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom Grade 1-Lifelong
    "Biblical truths and Christian values underpin all genuine Christian education. If we are to educate resilient and committed Christian young people who have developed the skills, techniques and moral courage to use this knowledge in an informed and practical...

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    Readers Theatre - A Unique Approach to Reading and Writing Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Readers Theatre provides opportunities for readers and audiences to interact. Students develop writing and communication skills, along with comprehension and understanding of subject matter. The author gives examples of how Readers Theatre can be used across...

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    Solving the Multiplication Table Dilemma Grade 3-Grade 8
    Roy shares how strategies in the Rebecca Sitton Spelling Workshop finds can be successfully implemented in the math classroom in order to help students to master multiplication tables. One important strategy discussed in this article is the importance of posting...

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    Teacher behaviors which promote reading comprehension achievement in fourth grade classes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose was to identify teacher behaviors which promote student achievement in reading comprehension, as measured by comparing variables on the Reading Comprehension Observation Instrument (RCOI) and the Reading Comprehension test of the Iowa Tests of...

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    The Puzzle of Student Success - Assessing Without Stress Leading to Great Differentiated Instruction Preschool Thru 6th Grade Preschool-Grade 6
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "learn why today's child comes to school with a different brain than you did, how it impacts your instruction, and what is required to accelerate student outcomes...learn the science...

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    Using a Direct-Instruction Approach With the Life Series Readers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this article, Shirley Freed interviews a teacher who uses the Direct-Instruction approach to teaching in her third and fourth grade classroom. She shares her strategy for incorporating the Seventh-day Adventist Life Series Readers, and using a system of...

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    Volunteers as Tutors and Trainers of Tutors - A Qualitative Study Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: The Seventh-day Adventist church/North American Division initiated a Tutoring and Mentoring project in response to President Clinton's America Reads literacy campaign. This study documents the efforts of the church and the first cohort of trainees...

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    Whole Language in the Middle and Secondary School Grade 5-Grade 12
    This article shows how whole language can be used in middle and secondary schools. It dispels some myths of whole language, shows how it could be used in mathematics and literature classes, and gives examples of what would be changed in a classroom if a teacher...