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    A Suicide Prevention Program for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Tertiary
    An epidemic of teenage suicide necessitates a comprehensive approach that involves the family, school, and community resources. The pressures and changes experienced in adolescence contribute to this problem. Suicidal teens perceive themselves to be helpless,...

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    A Tight Budget Approach to Gifted Education Kindergarten-Grade 10
    Meeting the needs of gifted students may seem challenging to teachers, administrators, and parents if the school's tight budget prevents acquisition of programs necessary to insure student success. This article presents alternatives to the common practice...

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    A Word Fitly Spoken Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The story of how an English teacher changed his students through the use of kind, positive words, and encouragement. If the future is built around young people who love themselves and who subsequently love others, especially God, the future built will stretch...

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    Are You Shaping Your Child Into an Insecure Person for the Future? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Self-confidence is not an innate quality possessed by some people. Rather, it is a consequence of the level of self-esteem achieved. What factors does self-esteem depend on in a child or adolescent? How can parents increase their children's level of self-esteem?

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    Building a Brighter Future: Andrews University's Single-Parent Program Lifelong
    Andrews's University's Single Parent Program provides single parents with tuition assistance, family counseling, on-campus accommodations, child care, social and recreational activities, and offers a full range of services and seminars. It provides an education...

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    Competitive sport, self-efficacy & academic achievement - a multiple regression analysis involving secondary school students in Seventh-day Adventist schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Physical activity and academic achievement are important and valued aspects of society. The present study investigated the relationship between involvement in competitive sport, self-efficacy beliefs and academic achievement in Adventist secondary school students....

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    Connectedness - The Key to Student Success Grade 9-Lifelong
    Gary Hopkins and Tom Gillespie share research on how the school as a community accounts for student success. Specific emphasis is given to teacher attitudes, school climate, academic attitudes, motivation, and behavior, academic performance, social and personal...

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    Coping with the Unthinkable - Violence in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School violence is a fact. The causes must be recognized to ensure the safety of teachers and students. Few schools have developed procedures to prevent or deal with the consequences of violence. Programs are needed to prevent violence, to deal with psychological...

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    Enhancing the Self-Esteem of Your Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What teachers say to their students and how they say it can affect students' self-esteem. In diagnosed and non-diagnosed learning-disabled students, academic problems and the development of secondary emotional and/or behavior problems are compounded by teachers...

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    Fostering the Self-esteem of Children with Reading Difficulties - A Christian Approach Grade 1-Lifelong
    Cozens seeks a Christian approach to nurturing self-esteem and improving the academic performance of children with reading difficulties. Five principles of nurturing self-esteem are noted to provide a very effective means for integrating the faith and learning...

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

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    Globalization and Self-Perception of Women of Asian and African Descent Tertiary
    "There is an increasing tendency for some races to adopt values that are foreign and may be detrimental to their self-esteem and indigenous or ethnic identities. This research studies the relationship between globalization and the way women of Asian and...

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    Guidance and Counseling: A Critical Need Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School counseling services are needed at all levels to help students reach their full potential as children of God. Few Adventist schools have counselors on staff.

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    Helping At-Risk College Students Succeed Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist colleges and universities are facing growing numbers of students who exhibit at-risk behaviors. How should schools cope with these students?

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    Home Economics Methods for the Secondary Level Grade 9-Grade 12
    Ideas and teaching methods for getting secondary students interested in home economics. Ideas include teacher enthusiasm, using a variety of methods, making the classroom surroundings pleasant, and establishing guidelines and then letting students pick the...

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    Learning - With Love Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The story of how a teacher used love to help a student both inside and outside the classroom. Love is the foundation of true education, according to Ellen G. White.

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    Like A Little Child - The Spiritual Journey of Infants and Toddlers Kindergarten
    This book is written with the belief that most addictive and high-risk behaviors can be avoided if we understand and take action to support and nurture the spirituality of the young child. Research has proven that all addictions stem back to a low sense of...

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    Making The Grade: Is That Boy Really Ready for the Grade He's In? Preschool-Grade 2
    Aspects for determining whether a child is developmentally ready for school. The differences between boys and girls are discussed as well as the advantages of delaying the start of school. Questions to assess a child's adaptation to school are presented as...

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    Models of Classroom Discipline: An Overview Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article provides a helpful overview of the several discipline models from which a teacher can choose. The environmental model looks at the physical arrangement and structure of the room. The personal model emphasizes recognizing feelings and values of...

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    Multicultural Education: A Spiritual Imperative Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Because the Adventist church and school system is worldwide, Adventist educators need to be sensitive to the needs of students from multicultural and multi-ethnic origins. This article includes several universal rules for multicultural relations: smile; look...

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    Music Activities for Exceptional Children Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special/exceptional child issue focuses on music-related activities to benefit special learners and other children. Benefits of music include improved concentration and coordination, emotional impact, socialization benefits, self-esteem...

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    Parenting Teens - Are We Doing Our Best for Girls? Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents and teachers better help girls develop a strong sense of self-worth? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator....

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    Self-esteem - Characteristics and Manifestations in Students Preschool-Lifelong New!!
    A student's level of self-esteem can provide information to the teacher about possible influences that affect his or her emotional development and academic performance. This article presents the characteristics of a student with low and high self-esteem and...

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    Self-esteem and Its Relationship to the Perception of Learning Grade 6-Tertiary
    The degree of association between self-esteem and learning presented by architecture students of the Universidad Autónoma de Montemorelos, Nuevo León (UANL), from August to December 2006, was investigated. A quantitative, descriptive, correlation...

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    Self-esteem and Its Relationship with the Perception of Learning - The Case of Architecture Students at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Tertiary-Lifelong
    Through a descriptive and correlational study, we sought to determine the association between self-esteem and learning perceived by architecture students at Universidad Autónoma de uevo León. In a stratified probabilistic sampling by semesters,...

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    Self-Glorification and Honor Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Discover what the Spirit of Prophecy says about self-glorification and honor in this compilation of quotations.[For a complete list of Ellen White publication abbreviations visit the White Estate.]

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    Self-talk - Friend or Foe? Preschool-Lifelong
    Considering the importance of self-talk and examining this in the story of Elijah, Carbonell outlines five steps teachers can use to encourage healthy self-talk in themselves and in their students.

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    Self-talk - How to Make It Work for You Grade 4-Lifelong
    Carbonell talks about how the attitude of your thoughts can make an important difference in how you perceive a situation and gives five steps to get into the habit of thinking positively.

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    Social and Emotional Problems Related to Dyslexia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The social and emotional difficulties of dyslexia are discussed. Dyslexics' frustration often centers on their inability to meet expectations. Problems include awkwardness in social relationships, variation and inconsistency, anxiety, self-esteem and feelings...

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    Sometimes I Think My Name Is No No 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article examines how to discipline without demoralizing children.

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    Strategies for Helping Beginning Readers With Dyslexia Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A multisensory approach to phonics is important for reading success. Dyslexics' problems are not caused by lack of intelligence, incompetent instruction, or insufficient social interaction. What can a teacher do? The teacher must bolster the child's sense...

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    Teaching Ideas That Work! Grade 9-Grade 12
    Poor classroom participation from teenagers may reflect more on the teacher than the students. Teachers who show a personal interest in their students and allow themselves to be vulnerable are more likely to reach their students than those who criticize or...

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    The Effective Teacher is a Caring Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How does a teacher genuinely care for even the most unlovable students? The author describes seven practices caring teachers need: listening, relationship building, giving support, communication and consistency, rewarding compliance, teaching values, and giving...

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    The Formation and Enactment of Teacher Expectations of Student Achievement in Private Schooling Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This study examined how teachers form expectations of the students they teach and how their self-reported behaviours in the classroom reflect these expectations. This qualitative study, theoretically informed by phenomenological hermeneutic inquiry,...

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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 Relationship Between Religious Beliefs, Moral Development, Self-control, Peer Pressure, Self-esteem, and Premarital Sex Tertiary
    Problem:The purpose of this study was to ascertain if there is any relationship between religious beliefs, moral development, self-control, peer pressure, self-esteem, and premarital sex, providing for a comprehensive framework for understanding this...

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    The Tiny Snowflake Picture Book Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Carried through a quiet, wintry night with gentle nudges from the wind, Lacy the Tiny Snowflake discovers that God will make us all sparkle, if we only trust His will.

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    Tips - Six Ways to Increase Your Self Esteem Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    Consider these suggestions on how to increase your self esteem - for teachers and students.

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    Tips For Better Bible Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simple Biblical guidelines for effective Bible teaching are discussed in this article, including to recognize opportunities, make students feel important, and to ask questions, which lead students to think. Sources for teaching aids and resource materials...

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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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    Values, Manners, and Fundamental Beliefs Newsletter Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This Indiana Conference teacher newsletter features Christian values, manners at school, and Adventist fundamental beliefs, with brief thoughts on Adventist heritage, creative Sabbath activities, family healthy lifestyle and eating habits, events to remember/celebrate...