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  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Elementary Fine Arts Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 fine arts courses in North American Adventist schools: Media...

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    A Biblical Basis for Appreciating Beauty Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the place of beauty and the criteria for assessing artistic productions in light of God's word and the Spirit of Prophecy. It provides ideas for creating an artistic environment, finding and using resources, and for integrating art with...

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    A Christian Focus for the Arts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Did God place within humans both the desire and the ability to create things that are unique and lovely? If so, are there divine standards that apply to the creation and appreciation of works of art?

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    A Contemporary Role for the Campus Art Gallery Tertiary
    The campus art gallery has two main functions: to increase visual literacy by promoting the visual arts and to establish a relationship with the community. The primary audiences are the student body and the surrounding neighborhoods. The college gallery has...

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    A Reason for Handwriting Grade 1-Grade 6
    A Christian handwriting K-6 program, based on scripture verses and values. Includes detailed lesson plans, activities, instructions, and creative border sheets for student use and display. Series consists of one workbook for each grade level and one Instruction...

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    A Shout Out about Teaching for Artistic Behaviour [TAB] Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how TAB, a choice based art class model, can increase your students’ engagement and positive behavior.

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    Adventist Book Center - Spanish Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find books in Spanish available at the Adventist Book Center (ABC). Pacific Press is the owner of this website. All materials on this site are published or distributed by this publisher who maintains and provides fulfillment services.

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    Alexei Sergeev - Dialogue With an Adventist Art Historian in Russia Tertiary
    Alexei Sergeev answers questions including: "What makes the Hermitage a special museum?" "When did you become interested in art?" "How did you get access to a Bible?" "That was your first contact with Seventh-day Adventists?"...

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    Art is For Everyone Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article defines art and then shows how it can be taught effectively. Benefits to be gained from the study of art include encouraging self-expression, developing creative thinking, aiding self-discovery, developing visual perception, and developing the...

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    Art: High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values. These are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Bertha Saveniers - Dialogue with an Adventist Sculptor in Belgium Grade 10-Lifelong
    Saveniers answers some questions regarding her career as a sculptor - How did you land in the world of arts and sculpture? Are you able to relate your work and Christian witnessing? As an art teacher, how do you relate to students?

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    Beyond Walls - Building Bridges Through Public Art Tertiary-Lifelong
    "My goal is to direct energy to benefit the community and make it more beautiful. I am motivated by the potential that I see in these young people and want them to understand they have choices and can benefit their societies. I want to see them catch...

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    Chinese Take Out Carton - Days of Creation Activity Grade 1-Grade 9
    This activity provides students with a creative means for memorizing the days of creation and for expressing the meaning of Sabbath. Students illustrate one day of creation per each side of the take out carton box. After finishing the illustrations, students...

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    Create - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This collection of creative projects will lead you in "finding the sublime in the ordinary." Activities include shadow casting, pasta art, and sign design.

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    Creation Magazine Photo Contest Grade 5-Grade 10
    Have your students photographing what they have learned about God through nature. Creation magazine includes a youth photo contest in each issue.

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    Creative Teaching Through Community Involvement Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Frieda Mattson shares how community involvement can become an essential part of the school curriculum. Shares are steps toward greater community involvement and media exposure for Adventist schools.

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    Critical Thinking and the Media Kindergarten-Lifelong
    We are inevitably influenced by what the media blitz hits us with every day. We become like what we behold and it is important to critically sift through the barrage, recognize bias, understand the various persuasion techniques used, make informed decisions about fact, fiction, opinion, and to dig for Truth.

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    Curriculum Frameworks for Adventist Secondary Schools in SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Essential curriculum development tools for Christian secondary schools, these downloadable frameworks outline the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and show teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Daniel Gallardo - Dialogue with an Adventist Artist from Mexico Grade 11-Tertiary
    “Although barely 35, Daniel Gallardo is a talented artist and photographer, well noted not only in denominational circles but also in the Mexican art world as well. With a degree in visual arts and photography from Montemorelos University, Mexico, he...

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    Definition and Function of Art - Reflections on the Katharsis In the Poetics and Politics of Aristotle Grade 9-Lifelong
    According to most historians, the David is one of the most famous sculptures in the world and critics would tell us that we are looking at a masterpiece of art. But is it the critics' opinion that makes art art art? Or was Michelangelo's David already a work...

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    Enlarging the Vision - Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is being done in schools and colleges to train the eyes and ears of the youth to see and hear and appreciate the visual and auditory world? College students today have little appreciation, understanding or knowledge of the arts. The arts and other human...

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    Fine-Arts Education in North American Division Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How strong is the fine-arts program in the North American Division? Are the courses offered in Adventist academies adequate to prepare students to pursue a college major and seek a career in the fine arts? The author shares results from research across NAD...

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    Fractals and Art Grade 1-Grade 2
    In this 1st and 2nd grade art class students will learn about fractal art and how God can be seen through patterns and designs in nature.

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    Francisco Badilla Briones - Dialogue with a Chilean Seventh-day Adventist artist and aesthetic philosopher Grade 10-Lifelong
    Francisco Badilla Briones is a Chilean painter whose art concretizes the gospel message in an aesthetically contemporary language.

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    Fun and Easy Art Lessons for the Lower Grades Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention Kids’ art presentation explores easy and fun ways to teach art to children, even if you don’t think you are artistic! Learn how to incorporate these easy art lessons into your curriculum with very little teacher...

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    GoodSalt Inspirational Art & Photography Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Good Salt is a stock illustration company showcasing the best in inspirational art and Inspirational photography. A searchable database offers CDs for church Powerpoint use, custom giclee prints, fine art, and church banners.

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    Heber Pintos - Dialogue with an Adventist illustrator from Uruguay Grade 11-Lifelong
    Heber Pintos answers questions regarding his faith and career - When did you first felt an inclination toward drawing? How did your family come in contact with the Seventh-day Adventist Church? Do you approach differently religious and secular topics?

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    Highschool Textbook Supplements SSD Grade 5-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values. These are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Hildebrando & Leah Camacho - A Dialogue with a Portuguese Adventist Couple Who Use Art as a Tool for Evangelism Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Hilde and Leah married in 2011. Both have artistic talents. While they have their professions and are involved in the ministry of Adventist Help in Greece, they also work together, utilizing their talents as artists. To them, art can be a powerful tool...

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    Homeschool Digest Magazine Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this quarterly print publication, "you'll find practical tips, simple homeschooling suggestions and bold biblical challenges that make up an open forum for wrestling through the complex issues that affect homeschooling families."

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    How Great Thou Art Kindergarten-Grade 10
    An art curriculum from a Christian perspective covering the fundamentals of drawing, painting, color theory, and art appreciation. Print out sample lessons, visit the online art gallery, or order supplies such as videos, art journals, music, and much more.

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    Introduction to Impressionism Grade 2-Grade 8
    "Have you tried to make a realistic painting and been frustrated? Set up some acrylic paints and become an impressionist. Impressionism allows you to paint the "sense" of something instead of a photographic reproduction. All ages can experience...

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    Jordi Baget - Dialogue with an Adventist Painter from Spain Grade 10-Lifelong
    Baget discusses how he became a painter and also how he paints. He talks about what gives him the greatest satisfaction in his work and how being a Christian has affected his life as an artist.

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    Lars Justinen - Dialogue with an Adventist illustrator and artist Grade 11-Lifelong
    Lars Justinen answers questions regarding his faith and career - Did you have any formal art training? With technology affecting every area of life, how do you perceive its effect on art? How do you feel your Christian faith affects your work as an artist?

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    Leonardo da Vinci in the Classroom - Using Renaissance Thinking to Inspire STEM Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "ways to bring history, science, technology, engineering, math and art to the K-12 classroom." See the presentation for an overview.

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    Matching Your Teaching to the Dyslexic's Learning Style Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    How a multigrade teacher developed a new science curriculum that incorporated her teaching methods for other classes. Topics were selected, objectives listed, and specific activities listed. How each unit was introduced and evaluated is discussed. From the...

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    Microsociety - Building Character Through Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article details the origin, elements and successes of the Microsociety instruction model. It shows how schools integrate it with the rest of curriculum and collaborate with community partners by establishing meaningful contacts with working adults. Answers...

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    NAD Fine Arts Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 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. NOTE: Rather than rely...

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    NAD K-8 Fine Arts Resources Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Classroom resources for the instruction of art and music in the Adventist elementary school.

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    NAD Music & Visual Arts Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD music & visual arts curriculum guide for Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rational, correlation to Journey to Excellence, and essential elements and recommended resources for music curriculum and appreciation, as well as the visual...

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    Nathan Greene - Adventist Artist Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This is the homepage of Adventist artist Nathan Greene. You can order his paintings, as well as postcards of his paintings.

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    Nathan Greene - Dialogue With an Adventist Illustrator Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Greene is still in the beginning stages of his career as an illustrator. Yet, in his early 30s, he has worked for such renowned clients as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Christianity Today, Focus on the Family, World Book Encyclopedia,...

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    Nery Cruz - Dialogue with an Adventist Artist in Puerto Rico Grade 11-Lifelong
    Nery Cruz answers questions regarding his career and faith - When was the first time you knew you had a special ability to draw and to paint? Do you think artistic ability is something you are born with, or is it learned? As an artist, do you have opportunities...

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    Pictures & Posters of Bible Stories - ABC Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A variety of prints of biblical characters are available, most as posters. Current items include (listed by artist): Harry Anderson Prints - David Watches His Sheep, Free Press - Free People, Keep Them Separate, What Happened to Your Hand? Lars...

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    Rembrandt - The Spiritual Journey of an Artist Tertiary
    Rembrandt's works of art, particularly the later ones, reflected a basic spiritual philosophy that may be defined in six major thrusts. Carstens shares these six points as well as a brief history of Rembrandt's life.

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    Teaching Art Appreciation Across the Grade Levels Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One excellent way to develop critical thinking skills is through a study of music, painting, sculpture, and architecture. This article includes three steps for teachers to introduce the arts into their classrooms, as well as four stages of questioning to lead...

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    The Art Lesson - Daily Lesson Guide Grade 1
    NAD Pathways Grade 1 selection for Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth. "Tommy wants to be an artist when he grows up, and he can’t wait to meet his art teacher when he gets to first grade. Then he finds out that she expects him to copy her pictures....

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    The Fine Art of Darrel Tank Preschool-Lifelong
    Darrel Tank is a well-loved Adventist illustrator and artist, known especially for his portrayals of Jesus. His copyrighted artwork is available for use in presentations, such as Powerpoint, for free with the copyright notice clearly posted. Also available...

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    The Summer Olympics - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "The purpose of this unit is to explore the diversity of our global culture through the eyes of sports. The Summer Olympics provides a great opportunity to study social studies, language arts, health, art, music, religion, and physical education all in...

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    The Travels of Tavers: Using Theme/Journal Books in Your Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Carolyn Scheller shares a creative way of stimulating interest and inspiring creativity in the social studies classroom. Each year she selects a mascot for her class; the mascot travels with the class and their families on field trips or family excursions....

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    Unlocking the Memories - Enjoying Poetry Unit Plan Grade 9-Grade 10 New!!
    "This unit is designed as a five-week unit for ninth graders, but may be adapted for other grade levels. The fifth week may be allocated to the completion and publication of projects. Activities have been integrated with the social studies and music disciplines...

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    Using a Cross-Over Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Teaching communication through art, music, and language arts. "When schools face lower enrollments and shrinking budgets, music and art classes are often eliminated, or included only when volunteer teachers are available as time and budget permits....Teachers...

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    Victor Issa - Dialogue with an Adventist sculptor with a vision for the beautiful Grade 11-Lifelong
    Victor Issa answers questions regarding his life and career - What sets your sculpture apart from others? Does your cultural or ethnic background affect your work? How do you balance the family/work aspect of your life?

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    What's New? Twenty Tips for Using the Newspaper in Your Classroom Grade 5-Grade 10
    Is there a readily available, inexpensive resource teachers can use to perk up daily lessons? Elaine Hardt presents twenty practical, easy to use activities that show how teachers can use the newspaper in their classroom, integrating subjects such as reading,...

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    Why Are the Arts Important? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fifteen reasons why the arts are important, reprinted in JAE with permission from the author.

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    You've Got Mail Grade 5-Grade 8
    Use this interactive bulletin board to illustrate that God's Word is 'mail' ready to open, read and learn from.