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  • Adventist Resource
    A Beautiful Place Grade 6-Lifelong
    This article looks at the Seventh-day Adventist boarding school experience.

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    A Study of Parental Attitudes Regarding Secondary Boarding Schools of the Mid America Union of Seventh-day Adventists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: One of the challenging problems of SDA education in North America is the possible trend of declining enrollment of boarding academies, which have been the mainstay of the SDA secondary school system. It was the purpose of this study to determine...

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    A Study of the Attitudes of Seventh-day Adventist Parents Toward the Support of Seventh-day Adventist Church Schools in British Columbia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Despite the numerical growth of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) membership and the number of private and parochial schools, there has not been a corresponding increase in student enrollment in Adventist church schools in British Columbia, Canada....

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    A Study on Selected Factors Influencing School Choice Among the Seventh-day Adventist Population in Southwest Michigan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem One of the most significant problems currently facing Seventh-day Adventist church schools in North America is declining enrollment in Grades K-12. In Southwest Michigan where this study was done, Seventh-day Adventist parents tend to make choices...

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    An Investigation of Parents Perceptions of the Junior Academy Principals Role in the Lake Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: If he/she is to satisfy or accommodate the expectations of the various groups that interact with him/her, the principal needs to be aware of how they perceive his/her role; but no studies were found on parents' perceptions of the junior-academy...

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    Attitudes of Seventh-day Adventists to parochial education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Despite growth in Seventh-day Adventist church membership, the enrollment trends in the North American Division schools are static. This study attempts to establish some reasons for this static enrollment by evaluating members’ attitudes...

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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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    Classroom Treats - Monthly Activities and More Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Classroom Treats is an administration and monthly activity unit of devotions, poems, classroom management tips, contracts, technology-infused lessons, monthly activities, forms and more." The main collection is over 100 pages! Files also include...

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    Cooking up a Marketing Plan 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    What better time to attract prospective students than before they are of school age? Schools already have nearly all the necessary facilities, so offering preschool activities, classes, and groups is an excellent low-cost way to attract area families and provide a positive introduction to the school's offerings.

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    Creating Educational Partnership Between School, Family, and Community Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The process of education is enhanced when school, family, and community collaborate. Specifically, such collaborative efforts contribute to increased student achievement. This article focuses on how the above three levels of collaboration work. Epstein’s model of partnership is suggested as a practical framework for improved partnership. The application of this multi-dimensional model has helped to close the gap between schools and communities.

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    Creative Communication for Teachers & Administrators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With this 2018 NAD convention presentation, "learn how to use a variety of web tools for creative communication to reenergize communication while enticing students, parents, and the school community to open emails and read, listen and watch classroom...

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    Email Newsletters Grade 1-Grade 12
    One of the latest innovations in school communications is email newsletters. These may take the form of plain text, html, or pdf. This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides a guide to choosing the best medium, discusses the pro's and con's of...

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    Gossip 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at gossip and why people do it and what we can do about it.

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    Investing in Our Children's Education 0-2 years-Lifelong
    There are many ways to invest in your child’s education. You can get involved. Help your children plan ahead for projects. Honor effort instead of focusing on end results. Refrain from gossip about teachers, administrators or other students. There are...

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    It's all about Perspective 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Helping our kids and ourselves see how God is leading in our lives and our church. Avoiding focusing on the negative so that our children see the right perspective.

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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: Parents and Schoolwork; Texas Fines Publishers For Textbook Errors; Survey Finds More Students Selecting a College for Financial...

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    Learning When and How to Disagree 0-2 years-Lifelong
    There are time in life when we must disagree with others. This article outlines how to do that in an effective way that will not damage relationships. An important skill for any age.

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    Marketing a Christian School Using the Why Christian Schools Video Preschool-Grade 12
    Embed links to parent interviews discussing the value of Christian schooling, or order this Christian schooling video to add to your school's resources for church pastors, parents in your church, and/or inquiring community members dropping in.

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    Parent Engagement Resource List Preschool-Grade 12
    The resources on this list will help you involve parents in their child's education.

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    Parent Inspiration - Building Parent-Teacher Partnerships Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This short newsletter provides parents with positive steps they can take to communicate effectively with their child's teacher. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools...

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    Parent Inspiration - Getting Started with Homework Preschool-Grade 12
    This newsletter provides tips on how to help children successfully and efficiently complete homework. The second page includes Bible and nature study ideas and a resource list to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white...

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    Parent Inspiration - Resolving Conflict Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Share tips to reduce parent-teacher conflict from a biblical perspective in this short, parent newsletter. 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...

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    Parents’ Perceptions of Their Involvement in Curriculum Development at Secondary School - A Case Study in the Philippines Grade 9-Grade 12
    "While parents are one of the stakeholders of learners’ education, they do not participate in curriculum development even at the school level. This lack of parents’ participation has negative impacts on teaching and learning and the future...

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    Perceptions and Attitudes of Selected Adventist and Non Adventist Parents of School Age Children Toward Adventist Schools in Canada Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions and attitudes toward Adventist schools in Canada of Adventist parents with children in Adventist schools, of Adventist parents without children in Adventist schools, and of non-Adventist...

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    PET 09-02: Panorama of Educational Thoughts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download Vaughn Jennings' February 2009 newsletter for Adventist teachers in North America. This edition features 5 links to special days in February, and 8 links to classroom instruction, parent involvement, homework tips, parent-friendly school survey, worksheets...

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    Pet Peeves About Parents - Turning Problems into Partnership Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The author suggests ways to turn parents who are problematic into partners. These include: proactively establish relationships and structure; research, document, and plan parent interactions; pray for empathy and show patience.

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    Pointers for Parents to Help Students Learn Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This short article summarizes ways parents can help their children learn.

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    PositiveChoices.com Lifelong
    Free short, in-depth, easy-to-understand articles on current health topics along with practical tips to enhance health. Include in parent newsletters, or health classes.

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    Roots and Wings 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the differences between Supportive Parents and Helicopter Parents. It looks at why being a supportive parent is beneficial and how helicopter parenting is detrimental.

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    Sample Student Handbook Policies - Pacific Union Conference Preschool-Grade 12
    Reference this document when developing a school handbook for an Adventist school. Sections to include in North America Division schools are included. Some sections can be used verbatim and other sections refer to information from the Pacific...

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    School Choice - What Motivates Parents Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With more private school options than ever before, many parents are now consumers looking to make an informed decision. What motivates them? Consider this study which "set out to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their...

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    School Choice - What Parents Choose Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Part 2 of 2. The researchers "sought to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their children using a mixed methods approach."

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    Selected factors influencing school choice among the Seventh-day Adventist population in Southwest Michigan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One of the most significant problems currently facing Adventist schools in North America is declining enrollment in Grades K-12. It was the purpose of this study to determine if a relationship exists between school choice and parental perception of selected...

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    The Missing Link - How to Connect Students, Parents, and Constituents to Your Leadership Style and Teaching Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "discover the missing link behind reaching the hearts of students, parents, and constituents so they will bond with the educator's vision. Recognizing, embedding values, and building self-worth...

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    The Relationship Between Parent Status and the Home Learning Environment Self-esteem and Academic Achievement of Fifth to Eighth Grade Students from Ohio Conference Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The social issues at the end of the 20P century have not left the Seventh-day Adventist church untouched. This present study sought to determine the differences that may exist between one- and two-parent students in the area of home learning...

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    The Role of Christian Parents in Influencing Children - Perspectives on Faith Integration 0-2 years-Grade 12
    "The integration of faith and learning as it relates to parents raising Christian children. How their role changes over time, and how they can work with the school and the church to support faith development in children at each stage. A model is proposed...

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    The Screwtape Strategies - Hamstringing the Impact and Influence of Christian Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "With acknowledgement to, and written in the spirit of C. S. Lewis’ Screwtape letters, using the literary device of inversion. Hopefully, the device should assist readers to gain insight into and question and critique the tactics used...

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    Voluntary lateral transfer of students from selected Seventh-day Adventist secondary day schools - Parent and student attitudes and reasons (Attrition, California) Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to examine student and parent perceptions of the educational philosophy, academic program, social climate, spiritual climate, moral climate, staff adequacy, or other factors that might contribute to discontinuance of attendance...

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    What Adventist Parents Consider Important in Choosing Schools for their Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Parents in the Minnesota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists face a variety of options when they choose schools for their children. The focus of this study was to discern the factors that Adventist parents consider important when they choose schools for their...

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    Why Adventist Education - Home, School and Church Working Together Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is it that the home, the Adventist school and the local church working together are such a strong combination in developing character and spirituality? This is the 10th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist...

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    Why Don't You Understand 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Sometimes conflicts occur because two people have different ways of thinking. It can be helpful to know how you think or approach problems. Identifying how your children, spouse, or colleagues approach problems cna help you avoid or diffuse conflicts. This...

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    Why Parents Are so Bossy - School as a Service Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article "looks at the nature of schools from a services marketing perspective and uses this perspective to understand what happens in schools."

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    Why Won't They Just Leave Me Alone?! Practical Pointers for the Parent-Plagued Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation and handout suggest practical ways for teachers to interact positively with parents. It includes reasons to work with parents, principles for winning with parents, "don'ts", and tricks to keep in mind.

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    Words Fitly Spoken 0-2 years-Lifelong
    It is important to watch what you say in front of children. As the author writes, "they are excellent recorders but poor interpreters". This article addressed the importance of guarding what we say about others (people, their school, church) in our...

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    Working Together - We Can Make a Difference for Our Children 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article discusses the importance of the home, church, and school working together for our children.

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    ​Helping Children with Special Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "For all students, and specifically students with special learning needs, classroom instruction begins from the opening bell to the closing bell, and it is a joint effort by administrators, teachers, maintenance and office staff, librarians, cafeteria...