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    A Motivation Scaffold to Improve the Learning Engagement of Students Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This study seeks to address [student engagement] and is an examination of the use of a motivational scaffold to assist a cohort of Year Nine students to take greater responsibility for their learning through direct and authentic learning experiences...

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    A Painful Lesson of Failure Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this article she suggests a variety of helpful, scripture-based tips for helping students avoid, deal with, and lessen the effects of failure.

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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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    Adventist Stewardship Attitudes & Patterns Tertiary
    This paper focuses on the actual behavior and attitudes of church members in light of financial giving and stewardship. Participants were surveyed on giving priorities, motivation, giving styles and other parameters related to the subject.

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    Are You a True Disciple of Christ? Grade 9-Lifelong
    A simple dictionary definition of a disciple is a student or a follower, a convinced adherent of a school or an individual. The questions raised in this paper are the who, the why, the where, and the how of discipleship. These define the qualification, motivation,...

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    Ben Carson - Dialogue with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Author of Gifted Hands, Think Big, and The Big Picture, Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr., is director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is professor of neurosurgery, plastic surgery, oncology, and...

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    Boys Music Education - Using the Boys Music Ecosystem Model to Better Understand Successful Teaching Practices Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Experienced music educators rate their senior class of musicians by often using the terms exceptional, talented, average, limited, unremarkable or apathetic. This summative evaluation considers class size, academic results, willingness to participate...

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    Cheating During Examination - Inference on Human Capital Quality Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Anchored on personal value and social disorganization theory, this case study involving college sophomore, junior, and senior student-participants of a government school in Eastern Samar, Philippines who were purposively referred by their class adviser,...

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    Clarifying Chemistry - What Is Motivating Grade 6-Grade 12
    Thoughts from a former chemistry teacher about unifying as a science department, as well as getting students excited about chemistry. Includes a basic experiment sure to catch students'attention.

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    Developing the Leader Within You Tertiary-Lifelong
    John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others. These principles can be used in any organization to foster integrity and self-discipline and bring a positive change. The...

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    Dora Bognandi - Dialogue with an Adventist Dedicated to Religious Freedom in Italy Grade 11-Lifelong
    The highest concentration of Adventists in Italy is on the island of Sicily. Dora Bognandi answers questions about her Adventist experience, her position as director of religious liberty and communication for the Italian Union, the Adventist Church in Italy,...

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    Eva-Charlotte Roslin - Dialogue with an Adventist Conductor from Sweden Grade 11-Lifelong
    Roslin has an immense passion for music, but an even greater passion for Christ. Sweden's youngest qualified female conductor talks about how she became interested in music, her opportunities to witness, and answers several other questions related to her life...

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    He Breathed into His Nostrils - God's Kiss of Life Grade 11-Lifelong
    God gave us an identity. In this article, Dr. Lichtenwalter talks about the different theories of human nature, our portable spiritual center, and gives a reminder that we are made in the image of God.

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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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    Higher Education Students' Motivational Orientations - An Exploratory Study with Students from the Social Communication Course Tertiary
    This study aims to investigate, in an exploratory way, the motivation to learn of college students, in addition to investigating how the teaching practice contributes to changing the motivational orientation of these students. The sample was composed of 19...

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    How to Intrinsically Motivate our Teens - Applying Self-Determination Theory in the Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Why are some teens highly motivated while other teens just seem to go through the motions? Self-determination Theory explains why some teens continue to pursue goals in spite of life's challenges and stressors. Competence, autonomy, and relatedness are...

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    How You Learn to Drive and What it Means to Educators Preschool-Grade 12
    "The general process for learning a new skill follows a series of culminative steps. How did you learn to drive?" Eight steps are illustrated using this example, with the purpose to alert "teachers to the skill acquisition process, remind...

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    I Know In Whom I Believe Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How well do we know the God in whom we believe? The question is important and very personal. I believe that we can know God, but knowing God does not mean that we have Him figured out. Knowing God at the deepest personal level means that we feel safe...

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    Interpersonal Trust Construct Validity and Related factors Grade 1-Tertiary
    Given the importance of interpersonal trust in the educational context, it was considered appropriate to develop and test an instrument that measures the degree of interpersonal trust in an agile and economical way. This first study of the CIE sought to observe...

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    Is Summer Over Yet? Getting Students Excited about Learning - and School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides meaningful and relevant learning experiences for students across the disciplines. Inspire students to own their academic journey with an attitude of empowerment.

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    JAE Editorial: Narcissus and Christ in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Is the approach in Adventist education to apocalypse, discipline, recreation, and church life, causing the youth to be apathetic? Motivating the youth to find meaning requires being intentionally Christian rather than narcissistic or self-serving. Articles...

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    Job Motivation Commitment and Volunteerism of Seventh-day Adventist Pastors of the North American Division Tertiary
    This study is one of a series of studies on job motivation of Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education Employees, Elementary and Junior Academy School Personnel, Secondary School Personnel, and Administrators of North American Division respectively.

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    Job motivation of Seventh-day Adventist pastors of the Central American Union Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the present and ideal motivational value of selected job aspects for Central American pastors and to determine if a significant relationship exists between the value assigned these job aspects and...

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    Joy - The Secret of Being Content Tertiary-Lifelong
    What is joy and how can I get some? Find out the difference between joy and happiness and some pointers on how to have joy in your life. If you take a look at this article, you'll find you can have joy no matter what life throws at you.

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    Ken D. Bilima - Dialogue with an Adventist Diplomat from Malawi Grade 10-Lifelong
    How many Seventh-Day Adventists do you know of that are referred to as His Excellency? Mr. Bilima tells about his family background, his educational experiences, his work in diplomatic service, and many more interesting aspects of his work and life.

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    Keys to Teaching Reading Comprehension Grade 2-Lifelong
    In a recent study, Spain was at the bottom of the list in oral and written language comprehension, among other disciplines. This fact highlights the importance of knowing on which personal (psychological) and instructional (pedagogical) factors such comprehension...

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    Layers of Significance - Influencing Students' Moral Default Settings Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explains why students don't always make rational choices based on research done of a random sample of 146 students from both public and Adventist schools in the Walla Walla Valley in Washington State. This article outlines the process and findings...

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    Mary Grace Gellekanao - Dialogue with a Unique Concert Pianist Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Never give up, for God is in control. At times I feel like giving up, but then I pray, and find in God the strength and comfort and love I need to carry on. I thank Him for He's always there to see me through. The great thing is that He's there for you,...

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    Mission Environment: Using the World As A Lesson Book Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Direct experience equals authentic learning when teachers risk taking learning activities beyond the classroom walls. In support of outdoor education, Jean Lomino presents personal experiences with project based learning and outdoor education and shows how...

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    Mission Stories and the Adventist Future Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Adventist teachers find meaning and motivation in the collective story of Adventism. Adventists' relevance can be recaptured by affirming the narrative nature of the church's texts and traditions, especially for Adventist youth. A story that could inspire...

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    Motivating Math Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special math issue suggests techniques and activities for motivating math students. Most of the activities apply to the upper grades. The activities and methods concentrate on decimals, fractions, percentages, and metrics. Resources...

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    Motivating Students in the Religion Classroom - Applying Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Religion teachers have the privilege of being able to nurture, model, and demonstrate God’s love, showing students the joy of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If the religion teacher has prepared, cleared obstacles to learning, and established...

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    Motivation of Secondary School Teachers in the Lake Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Based on Herzbergs Dual Factor Theory of Job Satisfaction and Motivation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Several studies in industry and public education have defined areas of job satisfaction and dissatisfaction. It appears that the Seventh-day Adventist secondary-school teachers are confronted with most of the same motivating factors as their counterparts in...

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    Perceptions of principals leadership, teachers faith maturity and motivation in Bangladesh Union Mission Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study explored the relationship between perceptions of principals’ leadership, teachers’ faith maturity and motivation in Bangladesh Union Mission schools. Data were obtained by using three instruments: the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire...

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    Preliminary Draft Stewardship Motivations , Attitudes & Behavior Among Adventists in North America Tertiary
    This paper presents stewardship motivations, attitudes and behavior among Adventists in North America.

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    Repeat Attendance Among ABC Sunday Sale Customers in Eastern Canada Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to measure the likelihood that customers who attend annual camp meeting into Ontario called ABC Sunday in sale will return the next year. Data was collected through a questionnaire containing questions focused on attendance from...

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    Romualdo Costa - Dialogue with an Adventist Landscape Painter from Uruguay Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Romualdo’s innate talent for drawing and painting manifested itself early, and, with the encouragement of an art teacher, began to blossom during his adolescence. Soon painting became Costa’s passion, and for decades he has painted almost...

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    Secondary Education Survey for the New Jersey Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study that has been conducted for the New-Jersey Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It was conducted among parents who currently have or have had in the past secondary-school aged young people. Its purpose was to assess attitudes...

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    Siriporn Tantipoonwinai - Dialogue with an Adventist educational leader in Thailand. Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Dr. Siriporn (or Dr. Tan, as she is known by her friends outside Thailand) is not a tall person. But that has not prevented her from reaching high into circles of influence and leadership in ways that are rarely heard of for an Adventist in a non-Christian...

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    Technology for Elementary Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special technology and education issue discusses the importance of technology education in elementary school.

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    The Fish Philosophy Tertiary-Lifelong
    Does everyone on your campus enjoy what they do? The FISH! Philosophy is a motivational program that seeks to implement four suggested strategies to increase employee retention and motivate them to make a difference in their work. In the process, they will...

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    The Glasser Quality School - A Combination of Choice Theory and the Competence-based Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this JAE article, renowned psychiatrist and educational consultant Glasser introduces Choice Theory. For more information consult: 1. His website, www.wglasser.com, 2. His book, Every...

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    The Secret of Motivation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Three essential steps for motivating people are presented in this short article.

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    The Tough Gig - Being Salt and Light Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this Avondale College graduation address, the speaker considers what it means to be salt and light in the workplace.

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    The Voice He Gave Me Grade 11-Lifelong
    The amazing journey of Charles Ngandwe’s singing career is very interesting. Shared in this article are some great examples of how God can answer prayer and how He takes care of His children.

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    Tips for Motivating the Under-Achieving Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The best way for teachers to motivate their students is by being accepting, respecting, and genuinely caring, coupled with a program that teaches how to organize and persevere. A definition of underachievement, characteristics, and identification of underachievers,...

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    Turning Students on to Community Service Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Every student should take from his/her school experience a solid grasp of academics and a desire to give something back to society. Volunteering changes students and helps them grasp that altruism brings its own rewards. It enables the student to see the connection...

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    Understanding, Serving and Educating Students in Urban Settings Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors explore the difficulties facing minority students, particularly in urban settings. They describe methods that can be used to solve school leadership issues, build student self-confidence and self-respect, increase student motivation, break the...

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    VG2 Update 17: At-Risk Behavior and Our Youth Grade 9-Grade 12
    This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter reports on the incidence of at-risk behavior in Adventist youth, the percentage of Adventist youth involved in at-risk behaviors, and the influence of supportive and effective environments.

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    With All Your Might Tertiary-Lifelong
    Penny Mahon, a college teacher, talks about the mediocre tasks of life that we may not thoroughly enjoy. She makes reference to a painting by the famous Jan Vermeer and talks about doing those little tasks with all our might.