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    CognitiveGenesis Grade 1-Grade 12
    The CognitiveGenesis Research Study was an assessment of Adventist academic achievement at the elementary and high school level by Center for Research on Adventist Education at...

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    1998-99 Church Resources Needs Assessment Tertiary
    This report is based on a needs assessment survey of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. The purpose of the study is to establish what resources the NAD needs to develop for the future. The data for the study was collected from pastors and...

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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 Gold Star for Eric - Question Set Grade 4
    Note: This title is not included on the Pathways 2.0 theme book list. This resource provides comprehension questions and writing prompts for the book A Gold Star for Eric, one of the books in the Pathways series used in the Seventh-day Adventist...

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    A Needs Assessment Survey in the Area of Cultural and Ethnic Issues in Human Relations throughout the North American Division Tertiary
    This paper presents a North American Needs Assessment Survey. Its purpose was to determine the needs as a basis for structuring the types of research, resources, and educational programs that it would provide. The questionnaires were sent by mail and then...

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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 Reflective Teaching Model - An Adventist Assessment Tertiary-Lifelong
    Poblete poses these questions and attempts to answer them: What is reflective teaching as conceptualized in related literature and studies? How consistent is the concept of reflective teaching to Adventist worldview? This paper was presented at the 24th Institute...

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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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    Adventist Education in North America - How Do We Measure Up Academically? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How do Adventist elementary and secondary schools measure up academically to their private and public school counterparts? CognitiveGenesis seeks to answer the question, 'What impact does Adventist education have on the academic performance of students?'...

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    American Association of Christian Schools - AACS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Established in 1972, the American Association of Christian Schools is one of the leading Christian school organizations in the country, as well as the oldest national voice for Christian school education. AACS provides over thirty programs and services to...

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    An 18-Hour Day - Which Hat Do I Wear? Teacher or Principal? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Martha Havens examines the complexity and addresses the challenges of educational administrators who hold a teacher-principal role. This article suggests survival skills and management suggestions for simplifying the task.

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    An Assessment of Departmental Ministries Local Conferences in the Columbia Union 2003 Tertiary
    This report provides an assessment of departmental ministries in the local conferences of the Columbia Union Conference in 2003.

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    An Introduction to Portfolios Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A practical guide for Adventist teachers learning to use student portfolios as an assessment option. It includes brief notes on key components, a management timeline, storage suggestions, many ready-to-copy management forms, and a handy bibliography for further...

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    Are Standardized Tests Being Used Appropriately? Grade 3-Grade 12
    Standardized tests have traditionally been used to determine students' academic standing and grade level, rate school districts, set real estate prices, and even determine whether a teacher will be rehired. Are these appropriate uses for tests? Carol Hammond...

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    Assess Yourself Grade 9-Lifelong
    The scriptures encourage us to take inventory regularly. To search ourselves. To evaluate who we are and what we do in the light of God’s standards. Researched assessments of love for God, Christian character, obstacles to Christian growth, spiritual...

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    Assessing participation in the spiritual development modes: Construction and testing of the Christian Spiritual Participation Profile Tertiary
    Although many measures of religiosity or spirituality exist, most have been developed by psychologists and sociologists, not educators. No measure based on learning theory and designed to assess and promote spiritual development has been found. This...

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    Assessment and Evaluation for Inclusive Education Grade 1-Tertiary
    The article proposes an evaluation model that favors inclusive education as the only valid model for democratic societies. Democracy is inclusion. At present, traditional evaluation procedures promote the homogenization of the population by not respecting...

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    Assessment Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to various resources for student assessment.

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    Assessment Toolbox - North American Division Preschool-Grade 12
    Provided by the North American Division, "this toolbox is designed to provide strategies and resources that support assessment practices, early childhood through 12th grade." Begin by selecting subject area and grade level.

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    Balancing Justice and Mercy in Classroom Assessment and Grading Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "In order for classroom assessment and grading procedures to be positive, fair, and accurate, teachers need a new framework to inform their assessment practices."

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    Barberton Community Assessment Tertiary
    This is an assessment of the Barberton Community in the Ohio Conference of SDA. The report gives information on the needs of children in the community, the mission field of the Barberton church and options available to plan for outreach to children and families...

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    Bible Tests for In the Beginning God... Grade 9-Grade 11
    NOTE: The textbook corresponding with this resource is part of the outdated NAD curriculum, not the Encounter program. Ready to use online tests for the NAD Bible textbook In the Beginning God..., as well as In the Footsteps of Paul...

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    Christian Spiritual Participation Profile Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Christian Spiritual Participation Profile (CSPP) reports on the frequency and depth of participation in ten basic Christian practices: worship, prayer, repentance, meditation, prophetic critiquing, Bible study/reading, fellowship, service, evangelism and...

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    CognitiveGenesis - Assessing Adventist Academics Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces the North American Division Cognitive Genesis research project, coordinated by La Sierra University.

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    Community Assessment - Grove City Ohio Tertiary
    This paper provides a community assessment prepared for the Grove City Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is designed for use in planning and goal setting. A version on PowerPoint has also been provided. The information was gathered from the best available sources,...

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    Comparing Member and Leader Assessments of Adventist World Tertiary
    This paper reports surveys comparing member and leader assessment of Adventist World magazine. Questionnaires were used to collect the data.

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    Competency Testing: Will It Solve the Problems of Higher Education? Tertiary-Lifelong
    How do you measure competency? Dale Johnson addresses the challenges of an increasingly competitive educational environment. Johnson defines competency, discusses the challenges of ascertaining test validity, identifies legal challenges, emphasizes the need...

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    Course Outlines and Assessment in Higher Education - An Analysis of AIIAS Course Description Contents 2001-2004 Tertiary
    "Clear documentation of goals, content, outcomes and associated assessment procedures has become a critical part of higher education policy and practice. An analysis of the course outlines provided by the faculty of one institution over the period from...

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    Creating and Using Tests Grade 1-Lifelong
    There are certain guidelines to follow to create an objective exam. Test early and often: Gives more opportunities for success, providing feedback and reducing the penalty of extraneous factors. Write items immediately after covering the topic in class: Ensures...

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    Cross-Cultural Perspectives on College Students' Beliefs, Values and Spirituality at Seventh-day Adventist Institutions Tertiary
    Applying a shorter version of the University of California at Los Angeles'(UCLA) Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) survey to Seventh-day Adventist institutions in two different countries (USA and Brazil), this article discusses specific findings about...

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    Cultivating Administrators in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Our current Adventist educational system is in serious need of passionate, proficient principals. Unless we are willing to employ some major adjustments to create an environment in which we develop and support leaders, administrators that show promise...

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    Current Controversies Over Standardized Tests - Is There an Adventist School in Lake Wobegon? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines some of the controversies about the achievement of students on standardized tests. It suggests ways classroom teachers, school principals, and conference and union administrators in the Adventist educational school system can address...

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    Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment of Dispositions for Teachers - Teaching from Within Tertiary
    The topic of professional dispositions in teacher education has become of increasing study and research since the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (2000) mandated dispositions as an area to be included in the conceptual framework...

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    Designing Online Tests: The Role of Assessment in Web-Based Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Are online tests as reliable and valid as paper and pencil tests? This article describes some of the benefits of online testing and identifies ten special considerations for web-based testing. Also included are three tables: Checklist for Multiple Choice Items;...

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    Developing a Worldwide Extended Campus Program Tertiary-Lifelong
    The development of Loma Linda University's School of Health extension campus programs. The dwindling numbers of the traditional target population of higher education is a reason for innovation, which includes offering some course work at off-campus locations....

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    Developing High-Quality Multiple-Choice Test Questions Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides suggestions for developing multiple choice test questions that truly test student master of content rather than their test-taking savvy. Seven inadvertent clues to answers are described, as well as a checklist for eliminating these.

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    Development and validation of a more comprehensive model for the student instructional rating system (SIRS) by including a spiritual construct Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to validate additional spiritual factors which could be used with the Student Instructional Rating System (SIRS). Twenty graduate students and 10 faculty of AIIAS were asked to report critical incidences that demonstrated...

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    Development of an instrument to measure student attitudes toward God using semantic differential Tertiary
    The study had two objectives, (1) to construct an instrument which would measure students’ attitudes toward God, and (2) to use the instrument in a small pilot study to test its usefulness. The instrument was patterned after the format of...

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    Distance Learners: Teaching and Assessing Information Literacy Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses distance learners and teaching and assessing information literacy. Library support for these learners must follow learning outcomes assessment programs. It must emphasize the development of critical thinking skills and support culturally...

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    Do They Understand What I Just Taught? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD presentation focuses on formative assessment ideas and techniques to assist teachers in determining if their students understand a developing concept. An assessment technique can cue the instructor to adjust, reteach, or enrich a given lesson...

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    Driving the Data in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read the presentation for this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, which was "designed to help participants to understand the necessity of data driven instruction based on meaningful curricula, distinguish various assessment data to identify clear and...

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    Education Fair Rubrics K-9 Kindergarten-Grade 9
    Rubrics designed for assessment of elementary education fair projects by judges, teachers, parents, and student self-assessment. Includes categories in appearance, content, and percentage of work done by student.

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    El Monte Community Assessment Tertiary
    This presentation lays out El Monte community assessment. Its purpose was to profile the demographics and religion of El Monte, California.

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    Evaluation by Competencies Grade 11-Tertiary
    If competencies are expressed in a know-how based on knowledge, the evaluation must consider not only what the student knows but also what he/she does with this knowledge in different contexts.

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    Evaluation by Project Grade 10-Lifelong
    Project-based learning is a student-centered teaching model. It develops skills and content-area knowledge through an extended assignment, which promotes student inquiry and authentic demonstration of learning, in products and performance. Project-based learning...

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    Evaluation of Competencies with Objective Tests - Multiple-choice Questions Grade 1-Lifelong
    According to Backhoff, Peon and Sanchez (2005) multiple-choice items can be used in different contexts and for different purposes. They are used to evaluate factual knowledge, higher-order intellectual skills, or attitudinal and evaluative dispositions. With...

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    Factors associated with the performance of seniors in Adventist academies in Indian Certificate of Secondary examinations Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to identify factors that are associated with the performance of senior academy students on the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations. The problem addressed in this study was, “What are the factors influencing...

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    Feedback as a Conversation - The Power of Bidirectional Feedback Grade 7-Tertiary
    "Feedback needs to be more than just a teacher responding to a student, whether in conversation or in writing, about a single assignment."

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    Fostering and Assessing Faith Development in the Adventist Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    Guptill considers how faith can be fostered and assessed not only in the institution level or from the perspective of the individual but in the dynamics of the classroom setting. The author looks at give aspects or dimensions of faith. This paper was...

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    Google Classroom in the Classroom Grade 7-Grade 12
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how educators can use the features of Google Classroom to create and grade assignments and quizzes, stay in communication, and make life more efficient."

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    Handwriting Rubric Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Students can use this rubric to assess their own work, or a peer's handwriting. Can be used for script or cursive, in multigrade settings.

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    How College Impacts Student Spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    A review of the role of Adventist colleges in passing on the faith leads to a discussion of the value of assessing spiritual growth, and findings of college impact on student spirituality. Thayer concludes that an inventory is needed for assessing the discipling...

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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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    Improving Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Bandiola provides college educators with researched test-writing tips, and suggestions for preparing students for assessment and evaluation in various forms.

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    Inspired Instruction - Data-Driven Differentiation in the Adventist Classroom Preschool-Grade 12
    In this 2018 NAD convention workshop, attendees developed "a method to track and monitor student progress utilizing data on a consistent basis" and were introduced to the "benefits of RTI (Response-to-Intervention), implementation of a balanced...

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    Integrating Faith in the Curricular Practices of an Adventist Campus Tertiary-Lifelong
    Du Preez makes a constructive critique of some of these "peri-curricular" (pre-, post- and co-curricular)practices, and recommends "how to facilitate this faith integration, together with certain evaluation strategies to assess the effectiveness...

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    Integration of Faith and Learning Revisited - A Cosmic Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is this just a cliche or is there a cosmic perspective we've missed in 3 decades of Christian educator's discussion of faith integrated learning? Stretch your paradigm by reading Don Roy's powerful presentation at the April 2001 International Conference on...

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    JAE Editorial: Another Word on Assessment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Garland Dulan explores the extent to which Adventist elementary, secondary, and tertiary institutions periodically assess their mission statements, and the role of mission in shaping the attitudes, competencies, and values desired of students. Also in this...

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    JAE Editorial: Does Assessment Make the Grade? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this special issue on testing and alternative assessment, Anita Oliver addresses thought provoking questions on the purpose of assessment such as 'Do assessment practices help or hinder students in the process of spiritual development? Are assessment practices...

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    JAE Editorial: Spiritual Assessment--Making Widgets or Nurturing Christians Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this special issue on spiritual assessment, Beverly Rumble's editorial introduces concerns presented by the Adventist Church's Total Commitment document. Introduced are questions about how well...

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    JAE Editorial: Teacher Relationships - Key to Satisfaction and Success Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Cultivating healthy relationships is the key to a successful teaching career. Humberto Rasi shares eight major areas that can help teachers evaluate their relationships with God, self, students, peers, supervisors, parents and guardians, church, and community....

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    JAE Editorial: Assessing Adventist Higher Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Fowler shares a report from the first ever Summit on Seventh-day Adventist higher education held in Loma Linda, California, March 19-21, 1997. Two major themes dominated both the individual and group presentations: Why are we operating colleges and universities?...

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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: Sharing Writing Said Best Method; Legal News; Educational Testing Service Forum Cites "Paradox" in Reliance on,...

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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: Draft of Math-Assessment Standards Available; Home Study International Signs Agreement with Plato Courseware; Changing Standards...

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    Launching a Program of Individualized Math Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this article in the JAE special math issue is to provide a model for individualization in math instruction that caters to the uniqueness of each child. Advice given is designed to assist teachers in implementing a model that will help children...

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    Leadership Formation in Ministerial Education-Part I Assessment and Analysis of Leadership Traits in Seventh-day Adventist Pastors in North America Tertiary
    Research performed sought to determine if there was a correlation between obtaining a graduate ministerial degree and successful pastoral leadership. To ascertain the information the research was divided into two stages. This paper examined the first stage...

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    Leading a Character Driven School Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article outlines six principles that will help leaders to successfully implement a character development program. They are a vision, modeling, professional development, integrated teaching, balanced assessment, financing for service learning. The article...

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    Learning Portfolio Tertiary
    The learning portfolio is a flexible, evidence-based tool that introduces students to a process of continuous reflection and collaborative analysis of their learning and educational project. It focuses on intentionally and collaboratively selected reflections...

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    Left Behind and Invalid Comparisons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Australians are regularly warned they are in danger of being left behind in various areas compared to other nations. “Nowhere, it appears, are comparisons more ubiquitous than in the area of education and schooling.”

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    Making Change for the 21st Century - AE21 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides the philosophical premise for Adventist Education for the 21st Century (AE21), a curriculum initiative designed to produce change in curriculum, design, and instruction within the Adventist educational system in North America.

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    Meaningful Reading Assessment with the Use of Running Records Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces and reviews the why and how-to of using running records during reading instruction. This powerful assessment tool is useful in tracking progress and informing your instruction.

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    Multiple Intelligences in the Small Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the Multiple Intelligences (MI) issue of JAE shows how to apply MI theory in a multi-grade classroom. Small schools usually do not have many resource people, so teachers often have to manage the task of instructing and evaluating students....

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    Needs Assessment and Market Analysis for the Fullerton Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a needs assessment and market analysis implemented for the Fullerton Seventh-day Adventist Church. Four focus groups and a telephone survey were conducted. Its purpose was to learn how the church might better serve the needs of the community,...

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    New Windsor Church Plant Target Area Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a community needs assessment in New Windsor. Its goals were to profile the demographics of the New Windsor Community and to gather information for planning and strategy development.

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    North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath School Needs Assessment Tertiary
    This paper presents Sabbath School needs assessment within the North American Division. A questionnaire was created in order to collect data and 651 usable responses were generated. The subject of the survey was the two aspects of the Adventist Sabbath School...

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    North American Division Resource Needs Assessment Tertiary
    This paper presents NAD resource needs assessment. This research is designed to provide information upon which those given the responsibility of resource development can make informed and intelligent decisions. Ten focus groups were conducted throughout the...

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    Northwest Napa County Community Assessment Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a community assessment in Northwest Napa County. Its purpose was to profile the demographics, needs and religion of northwestern Napa County.

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    Personal Growth Plan - Professional Assessment Menu Tertiary-Lifelong
    Download a copy of a program of professional assessment and personal/professional growth developed in the Georgia-Cumberland Conference, that was teacher-centered and enabled regular evaluations of teacher performance that led to professional growth.

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    Portfolio - A Practical Aid to Assess the Fulfillment of a University Mission Statement Tertiary-Lifelong
    Donesky discusses the use of portfolios and how their use is important to the students education and the fulfillment of the university mission statement. This paper was presented at the 21st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Portfolio Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    This guide provides definition, goals, objections, and information on portfolio design, components, evaluation and implementation, including sample forms, adaptation and bibliography with selected articles.

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    Postmodernism - An Adventist Assessment and a Response Tertiary-Lifelong
    The need for critical assessment of postmodernism is urgent with regards to Adventist theology. Such an assessment of postmodernism must involve the following logical moves. A formal outline of postmodernism from the point of view of its philosophical foundations...

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    Preparing for the Beginning - The First Days of School Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    The First Days of School Pre-Service Training Program at Andrews University has been recognized by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education as being exemplary and worthy of emulation. The program successfully prepares pre-service teachers...

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    Profile 1991 - Curriculum and Teaching in Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines the process, results and four recommendations of the third North American Division survey of elementary and secondary teachers. Results discuss the following areas: the research significance, respondents' profiles, problem areas in elementary...

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    Promoting Visible Learning through Using Graphic Organisers Grade 1-Tertiary
    Read how graphic organisers can be used to guide students’ deep thinking, in addition to serving as formative and summative assessments for teachers.

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    Ready, Set, Go! Strategies for Pre-K Readiness, Literacy, and Math Preschool-Kindergarten
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session handout provides strategies to assess readiness for Kindergarten literacy and math, activities to develop pencil grip, letter/number recognition, name-writing, vocabulary, phonological awareness, counting, shapes,...

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    Registrars' Handbook for Pacific Union Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The Registrars’ Handbook has been developed to provide the Pacific Union Conference academy registrars and principals a useful guide for carrying out the vital administrative functions of a school authorized to offer secondary grades." Templates...

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    Reynoldsburg Community Assessment Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a study with purpose to profile the demographics and religion of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, to provide a community needs assessment, and to put information on the table for planning and mission strategy development for the Reynoldsburg...

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    Speech Sound Disorders Syllabus and Unit Plan Tertiary
    This syllabus and lesson/unit plan are from a School of Communication Sciences and Disorders undergraduate course on Speech Sound Disorders (SSD), particularly Articulation and Phonological Disorders. They are designed from a biblical worldview and incorporate...

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    Student Led Conferences Grade 1-Grade 12
    Are you ready to increase your percentage of positive parent-teacher conferences? Would you like your students to take responsibility for their own learning? Many parents, teachers and students are speaking positively about this unique strategy for success....

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 3 Issue 1: God's Assessment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This devotional-editorial relates school assessments and God's judgment of mankind. God has given us an impossible rubric to follow: Be perfect. It is a pass/fail examination, but we're encouraged to cheat; Christ did all the work, now we just have to sign...

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    TEACH Journal: Eternal Health and Safety Issues Preschool-Tertiary
    Inspiring spiritual nurture, this teacher note page uses the metaphor of a power cord to discuss school spiritual power. When power cords are exposed or severed, we immediately work to make the necessary repairs. How much more eagerly should we ensure our...

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    Teacher Evaluations - One Size does not Fit All Preschool-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the differences teachers have regarding evaluation needs. The same standard form-driven evaluation used for all teachers rarely encourages teacher growth. Learn some strategies to differentiate the practice...

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    Teacher Spiritual Grade Card Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This self-administered check-list provides teachers with a means of assessing the degree to which they have been affective in meeting the spiritual needs of the students in their classroom.

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    Teaching Deep Learning in Asia Tertiary
    "A concern of educators today is the achievement of high quality learning outcomes in academic courses. These learning outcomes include, among other attributes and competencies, good technical, analytical, communicative, evaluative, problem solving, life-long...

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    Teaching International Students - An Exploratory View Tertiary
    "This paper examines the reasons for expanded international enrolment and the ways Australian universities are taking their education product to other locations. It next examines the potential conflict that arises when international students, particularly...

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    Teaching with Technology - Without Breaking the Bank Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this presentation provides "an overview of specific internet-based programs that can be accessed for free, or next-to-nothing. Some examples reviewed will be Plickers, Kahoot! Socrative, etc."

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    Team Ministry Youth Spiritual Gifts Inventory Grade 6-Grade 12
    Purchase this simple questionnaire with self-scoring answer sheet and spiritual gift descriptions to help tweens and teens understand their spiritual growth and how to better serve using and developing God-given gifts.

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    The Adult Sabbath School , A needs Assessment Tertiary
    This paper presents the adult Sabbath School need assessment conducted by the North American Division Church Ministries Department. Two surveys and five focus groups were conducted.

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    The Assessment of Learning of Young People and Adults Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article begins with an overview of recent developments in adult learning assessment. Assuming that this is a field that requires its own concepts and methodologies, the reflection focuses on three central issues: what specific aspects should be considered...

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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 Challenge of Spirituality Assessment Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The spiritual life of the Adventist school is important to the church. It is of vital concern to the board, administrator, faculty and staff. Spirituality is rooted in the Adventist philosophy of education as an essential element of what schools should...

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    The Curriculum , Instruction , and Assessment of Dispositions in Preservice Teacher Education Tertiary
    Problem. In 2000, NCATE included dispositions in its professional standards as a requirement for teacher education units seeking (re)accreditation with its organization. The problem of this investigation was to examine how program directors, faculty, and preservice...

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    The curriculum, instruction, and assessment of dispositions in preservice teacher education Tertiary
    Problem. In 2000, NCATE included dispositions in its professional standards as a requirement for teacher education units seeking (re)accreditation with its organization. The problem of this investigation was to examine how program directors, faculty,...

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    The Effectiveness and Efficacy of Standardized Measurements and Evaluations in Education Grade 1-Lifelong
    The article begins by defining standardized measurement and assessment in education and describing the state of its global situation at present, particularly as it relates to international performance assessment studies. It explores the relationship between...

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    The Growing Disciples Inventory - Assessing the Spiritual Development Goals of Christian Education Grade 6-Grade 12
    Learn how an online self-assessment and instant report can be used to reflect on and facilitate personal spiritual growth. Youth and adult versions are available for free use online, and a short paper version extends use to informal groups away from internet...

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    The Impact of Adventist Schools on Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper combines 18 published and unpublished research studies or reports using 12 data sets to assess the extent to which Adventist schools are accomplishing the core goals of Adventist education. It was presented at the 4th Symposium on the Bible and...

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    The Importance of Theoretical Comprehension for Nursing Students' Clinical Competence Tertiary
    "In nursing education, theory and practice are always linked because, in clinical practice, students have to apply the theory that they learn in the classroom. Students make clinical judgments based on scientific knowledge, theory, laws, principles, and...

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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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    The Quality of Adventist Education - How can we know how well we are doing? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Enrollment numbers for schools and colleges, like market share in the car industry, can be a poor indicator of product quality, economic stability, or contributions to the common good. Andreasen raises and discusses essential questions to assess how an Adventist...

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    The Role of Christian Educational Institutions in Improving Economic Self-Reliance Tertiary
    This article argues that Christian educational institutions in Africa can play a major role in improving economic self-reliance within the continent, if those who establish Christian universities there take time to plan the programs and activities in those...

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    Tips for Spanish Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The tips discussed include: word of the day, trivia, recording students activities, postcards for Spanish learning, and test assessment.

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    Understanding Your Temperament - A Self-Analysis with a Christian Viewpoint Grade 11-Lifelong
    "This booklet discusses temperament--the inherited part of personality--and the role it plays in an individual's moral and spiritual development, academic performance, vocational choice, popularity, memory, and ability to concentrate. The four temperament...

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    Using Formative and Summative Assessments in K-8 Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Assessment is more than testing students and reporting grades! The purpose of assessment is to provide evidence of student learning. Teachers and schools share accountability for instructional outcomes and are responsible for making sure these are clearly...

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    Using the Growing Disciples Inventory to Assess Christian Spiritual Development Grade 6-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces the Growing Disciples Inventory (GDI) as a self-assessment of Christian spiritual development, freely available to Adventist schools through growingfuitfuldisciples.com/gdi....

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    VG1 Measuring Quality in Adventist Schools - A Review of Valuegenesis Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This is a report of the Valuegenesis study of Adventist school students in Grades 6-12 which focused on school quality. In addition to an interpretation and overview of the results, the authors present good news, mixed news, and bad news, from positive perceptions...

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    What Colleges Are Looking for in Academy Graduates Grade 9-Grade 12
    At this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session, a panel of Adventist college/university presidents will identify key traits they would like to see in graduates of Adventist academies. The audience will also be able to provide advice to the panel on feedback...

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    What's the Big Deal with Big Data? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention presentation demonstrated "how big data methods can be used to extract value from small data sets. Analysis of your current and historical data can find new correlations to make predictions about future trends." A "predictive...

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    Workshop on Evaluation by Developmental Tests Grade 7-Lifelong
    In order to carry out the Performance and Competency Assessment, it is important for the teacher to: Select assessment tasks that are clearly connected to what has been taught. Share the evaluation criteria. Provide students with clear standards...

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    Would Jesus Give an F? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores a variety of Bible texts to consider Jesus' perspective on assessment in contrast with modern methods of assessment. It also provides Christlike alternatives that could enhance student learning and encourage teachers to emulate Jesus...

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    "Higher education has experienced a paradigm shift away from teaching and toward learning. This focuses on students, and defines learning as 'significant long-term changes in knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes or beliefs.' This focus calls...

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    Yuki: An Alaskan Adventure - Question Set Grade 4
    This resource provides comprehension questions and partner activities for the book Yuki: An Alaskan Adventure, one of the books in the Pathways series used in the Seventh-day Adventist Elementary Language Arts Curriculum in North America.