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    A Need to Succeed - Helping College Students With Special Needs Grade 9-Tertiary
    How many Adventist colleges are prepared to deal with special needs students? Should colleges admit students with special needs? Nine typical behavior patterns that the author has observed at the college level are listed. Helpful resources, ways to help, types...

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    A New Approach to Understanding Behaviors - The Gifts of Essence Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Become aware of each student’s giftedness to understand their behavior. This 2012 NAD presentation handout is a revolutionary approach to help our students understand themselves and how we all fit in the body of Christ. Learn how to identify the Seven...

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    Addressing Behavioral Addictions in Adolescents - Creating a School-wide Culture of Prevention Grade 7-Grade 12
    “What, then, is the best course of action for educators when a student is struggling with a behavioral addiction?” Wilder and Baughman describe recent research on behavioral addiction in adolescents and argue that schools should focus on prevention...

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    Adventist College Student Perceptions of Health Risk Behaviors Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a health risk survey. The survey method is qualitative. Six focus groups were conducted. It includes perceptions of college life, substance use, sexual behaviors, etc.

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    AIDS Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in Adolescents - Public Schools Versus SDA Academies Grade 9-Grade 12
    This articles presents the results of a 1990-91 study of students in California senior academies and their AIDS awareness as compared with public high school students. The academy students were significantly better informed about AIDS and much less likely...

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    AIDS Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in Adventist California Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    Since it was first recognized in 1981, the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become a pandemic disease. Because public education has being recognized as the most effective means to fight the spread of AIDS, there has been an increasing assessment...

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    Behavioral Addictions - The Hidden Dangers Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Behavioral addictions follow a neural path similar to chemical addictions. The reward systems are so powerful that once one is trapped, it is difficult to break loose. Knowledge and awareness of how behavioral addictions work are excellent prophylactic...

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    Biological Aspects of Addictive Behavior Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer states that, “This article will provide an overview of the biological processes that accompany chemical addictions and review the evidence that these processes also accompany behavioral addictions. I will then suggest reasons why these behaviors...

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    Breakfast for Academic Performance Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Breakfast has long been shown to be an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But recent changes in society find ever larger numbers of individuals choosing not to eat in the morning. Studies show connections between breakfast eating and various aspects...

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    Bridging the Gaps: The Need for Multicultural Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Multicultural education serves to make students aware of their own culture as well as that of the culture of others so as to interact effectively with others. Culture consists of one's ways of living, values, beliefs, patterns of thinking, behaviors, communication...

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    Caffeine Consumption Among Students Attending Christian Schools in Australia and its Relationship to Classroom Behaviour and Academic Performance Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Caffeinated drinks have become increasingly popular among secondary students in Australia. A total of 949 students in years eight to eleven from 11 Christian schools completed a survey questioning their use of caffeinated drinks, their classroom...

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    Contracting: A Way to Increase Student Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A contract is an agreement between a teacher and the student or parent dealing with goals, behavior, or work that will be accomplished in a certain length of time. Types of contracts are goal-setting, behavior, daily work, and weekly work. Examples of different contracts are presented. Advantages of contracting for the teacher and the student are given.

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    Destructive Anger Among Adolescents - Prevention and Management Strategies for Educators Grade 7-Grade 12
    This article outlines anger triggers and risk factors for excessive anger in adolescents. The authors provide classroom-based anger management approaches including strategies to prevent and contain angry outbursts, strategies for crisis intervention in small...

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    Disagreeing Agreeably Tertiary
    This article presents principles for modeling appropriate behavior when conflict arises. The author uses stories and research to address conflict resolution.

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    Family Worship Patterns and their Correlation with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs Tertiary
    This study "behaviors involved in family worship, how these behaviors cluster together into specific patterns of family worship, and how these patterns of family worship relate to the behaviors and beliefs of adolescents attending Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlations with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs Grade 6-Grade 12
    We examine behaviors involved in family worship, how these behaviors cluster together into specific patterns of family worship, and how these patterns of family worship relate to the behaviors and beliefs of adolescents attending Seventh-day Adventist schools....

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    Flexible and Alternative Seating in Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Recent research suggests that the amount of time children spend sitting in school is dangerous to their health. Jimenez explains why flexible seating is important, what it looks like in the classroom, and ways to prepare for and implement it in the classroom....

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    Handling Common Emotionally Based Behavior Problems Preschool-Tertiary
    Understanding the characteristics of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder can help teachers find interventions to address each condition and recognize behaviors and symptoms that require...

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    How to Spot the Signs of Substance Abuse in Young People Grade 5-Lifelong
    This JAE article examines how teachers can know if what they observe are signs of a substance abuse problem. Teachers should be observers, consider risk factors, and show concern. Signs and behaviors present with substance abuse are listed.

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    In Search of a Better Story - Teaching Wisdom to Build Wellbeing in an Increasingly Complex World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Throughout history, seeking wisdom has been integral in the pursuit of a fulfilling, good life. How does this look in our changing, complex world today?

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    JAE Editorial: What Have They Seen in Your Classroom? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beverly Rumble shares her view that Adventist teachers should teach and model the behavior they want our students to exhibit. For example, praising students for good work (rather than only criticizing the bad); encouraging them to praise each other (rather...

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    JAE Editorial: A Growing Trend Grade 3-Lifelong
    In the editorial, Melgosa notes that behavioral addictions are increasingly common, and teachers and administrators often feel unprepared to deal with them. He states that what students need is not messages of dismissal or judgment, but opportunities to talk...

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    JAE Editorial: Legacy of Hope Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Culture and other social factors have affected the life, character, and behavior of areas of the Seventh-day Adventist church. The educational system shares a responsibility to sensitize and stimulate the current generation of youth to the fundamental spiritual...

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    JAE Legal Update: Sexual Misconduct and Wrongful Termination: Important Legal Issues for Church Administrators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ruth Parish outlines and defines structures organizations should have in place before allegations arise of sexual misconduct.

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Bullying: A Pervasive Problem; Teachers Favor Extended Professional Development Training; Schools Eligible for Donated Supplies;...

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    Knowledge, attitudes, intentions and behavior concerning aids risks among adolescents in Adventist Colleges in the Philippines Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to explore knowledge, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors concerning AIDS risk among adolescents attending Adventist colleges in the Philippines. The study sought to assess the extent to which these students participated in sexual...

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    Knowledge, Perceptions, Beliefs and Behaviors Related to the Prevention of Hypertension Among Black Seventh-day Adventists Living in London Tertiary
    This study looks at the hypertension knowledge and risk behaviors of Black Seventh-day Adventists in London. There were 17 predominantly Black SDA churches in London that were used with 312 volunteers. A questionnaire was used to assess their knowledge. The...

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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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    Learning Faith Through Experience Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Increased student motivation, better practical skills, and fewer discipline problems are the results of a well developed service learning program. Steve Daily examines the conflict between theory and practice in the area of service, noting that Adventist academy...

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    Only by Grace Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Tyner explores the foundations of spiritual growth by addressing the question of whether grace and character development can co-exist. He challenges teachers to think about the important role concepts such as grace and works play in character development....

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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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    Promoting Positive Spectator Behavior Grade 9-Lifelong
    How can Adventist schools teach and enforce appropriate spectator behavior at athletic events when bad behavior seems to be the norm for professional and amateur sports? Our educational administrators and boards must develop and maintain guidelines outlining...

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    Recognizing and Avoiding Potential Triggers for Internet Gaming Addiction Grade 5-Lifelong
    Ivy notes that “parents and educators should be alert for warning signs throughout the elementary and secondary years, and help young people learn to manage their game-playing behavior before they are on their own.” The article provides information...

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    Religion and Positions on Public Issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States Tertiary
    The purpose of this article is to present the results of research into the relationship between religion and public issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S. The study describes Adventists' opinion on public issues, as well as their political identification...

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    Seating Arrangements for Better Classroom Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Seating and desk arrangements significantly influence classroom climate. Discussed are issues to consider when developing seating arrangements, such as teaching style and philosophy. Floor space, classroom traffic patterns, and instructional methodology--such...

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    Shall We Dance? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Is this indicative of an approaching death to Adventism's unique lifestyle? Perhaps not. Adventism is more than a way of life. Its heart, its foundation, its crown is the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a living faith. Those who identify Adventism with...

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    Sociobiology and the Origins of Morality - A Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Galusha considers the implications of the new developments in the behavioral and biological sciences by reflecting on two very similar obvservations of two mothers: on human, the other animal. He then considers their "possible proximal and distal causes."...

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    Television and Violence - A Christian Response to the Debate over Effects Grade 9-Lifelong
    Reynaud talks about research on the effects of television in correlation to violence.

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    The Attitudes & Behavior of Pastors in the North American Division Toward the Caring Church Strategy Tertiary
    This report looks at the attitudes and behavior of pastors in the North American Division toward the Caring Church Strategy. A random sample of 114 pastors were used and the interview contained questions pertaining to their perception and knowledge of the...

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    The Culturally Sensitive Classroom Preschool-Lifelong
    In today's highly diverse world, understanding how various cultural groups within our organization's environment function, think and act is highly significant for leadership success. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation alerts the participant to...

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    The effects of maternal parenting style and religious commitment on self-regulation, academic achievement, and risk behavior among African-American parochial college students Tertiary
    This study explored relations between religiosity, both parent and student, and maternal parenting style and student academic self-regulation, academic achievement, and risk behavior among African-American youth attending a parochial college. Eighty-five students...

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    The relationship of nutrition knowledge and food-related behavior among secondary students Grade 9-Grade 12
    Problem: The purpose of this study was to assess the level of nutrition knowledge, to determine how nutrition knowledge is related to food-related behavior among secondary students at a parochial day school, and to determine the effect on both of a...

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    The Role of Social Emotional Learning in Impactful Classroom Management Preschool-Grade 8
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "discover how the alignment of Adventist educational philosophy and transformational classroom management will result in developing the skills needed to create trauma-sensitive learning...

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    Time out can work, but have you tried a time-in 0-2 years-Lifelong
    True discipline not only helps a child stop bad behavior but help the child learn what to do instead. Time outs are very useful when done correctly. But sometimes we need more tools when it comes to discipline. This article will give you the basics on another...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is it possible to link biblical principles and a school behaviour plan to encourage students to live in the presence of God? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Bree Hills, principal at Canberra Christian School wanted her students to grasp the idea that biblical beliefs guide how we think and act. With this thought in mind, she led her staff in developing a whole school yearly theme that encourages her...

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    Trying to Get the Bad Out Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Defiant, disruptive students often have needs that are overlooked. Sandra Doran shares a poignant story of how a 'bad' act turned out to be a cry for help.

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    Understanding Behavioral Addictions Grade 5-Lifelong
    Melgosa explains the definition and scope of behavioral addictions, noting that substance addictions and behavioral addictions may be related to a single underlying disorder, as the two have very similar symptoms. The article also discusses the costs of behavioral...

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    Understanding the Spiritual Development and Faith Experience of College and University Students on Adventist Campuses Tertiary-Lifelong
    In a presentation at the Adventist Higher Education Summit in 1997, Roger Dudley provides theory and practical examples of how to enhance faith development in youth.

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    Up or Out ? Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey conducted by Barna Group in 2013 within NAD Conference. It is focused on engagement of Christian Millennials in the church.

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    WAD: Discipline, The Acid Test Preschool-Grade 12
    The acid test of a Christian school or college is its approach to discipline. Various principles are presented. The administration of discipline involves the integration of moral truth with outward act. Also available in French: La...

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    Welcoming Nonverbal Behaviors - A Case Study of Group Communication and Visitor Impressions Tertiary
    With consideration for interpersonal communications within a group setting, the literature suggests that specific nonverbal behaviors can positively influence the development of relationships between communicators. This study sought to identify and represent...

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    Wellbeing Notebook - Time-in or Time-out? Dealing with Stress-related Reactions of Indigenous Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Rather than being alone to think as with time-out, students receiving time-in are given the opportunity to work with a trusted adult to help regulate their bodies, thus allowing them to deal with issues in a positive and rational manner.

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    Why Christians Should Study Sociology Tertiary
    "It is within relationships, and in particular the group relationship, that reality is best conceptualized, accessed, and constructed."

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    Working with Challenging Behaviors in Preschool 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    Read the presentation of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, which identified "typical behaviors of preschool ages based on the work of Dr. Arnold Gesell in order to identify atypical behaviors. Presenter [discussed] several philosophies of behavior...