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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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    Lifeline - A Handbook for Small School Success Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This valuable North American Division small school teacher/principal manual includes checklists, ideas, options, important things to do and remember, problem-solving strategies, teaching strategies, and professional development information. The handbook can...

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    A Mathematics Challenge for Tomorrow Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students in Seventh-day Adventist schools score close to the national norm in math on standardized tests. Some suggestions for improvement are given in the article, including having student-centered and student-directed classrooms and showing students math...

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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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    An Open Letter to Academy Principals Grade 9-Grade 12
    Could too many extra-curricular activities interrupt the school day and student learning outcomes? The author makes an open call for academic excellence in this thought-provoking letter to principals and school administrators regarding scheduling and its influence...

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    Assessment and Reporting Down Under Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Don Roy discusses the shift from content-based education to outcomes-based education in Australia, and its impact on instruction methods and curriculum content within Seventh-day Adventist schools. Topics include: The Adventist Curriculum Context; Assessment...

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    Authentic Assessment: Try the Third Option Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Whether or not teachers should use authentic assessment goes beyond a simple 'yes' or 'no' answer. Many teachers feel authentic assessment means throwing away the grade book and paper-pencil tests. This article demonstrates how teachers can choose the elements...

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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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    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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    Creating Equality in Testing Student with English as a Second Language Grade 4-Grade 8
    Is there a significant difference between “English as a Second Language” (ESL) students’ rankings of their multiple intelligences on a written test in English, and their ranking of the same intelligences on a pictorial test? When considered...

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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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    Educational Tracking: A Democratic and Christian Dilemma Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cheryl Simpson presents a historical overview of ability and achievement based curriculum tracking in American schools, and how this practice impacts students with special needs. Sub-headings include: Singling Out Gifted Students; Tracking and Special Education;...

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    How Should Christians Treat Animals in Research? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Using animals in medical research is a highly contested issue. In this article, Mark F. Carr offers several proposals that he hopes will encourage Adventists to move away from research that causes pain and suffering for animals.

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    Ideas for Teaching Junior High Students with Learning Disabilities Grade 7-Grade 12
    Few ideas and little help is available for teaching learning disabled students at the junior high and high school levels. This article suggests a number of ideas for teaching, reading assistance, class scheduling, delivery, lectures, assignments, homework,...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Grade 9-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Claims for Missing Issues; News About JAE Website; Use of SAT Test Attacked, Defended.

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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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    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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    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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    Shall We Evaluate? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Can every student truly be evaluated by the same standard? Anita Oliver explores how this 'cookie cutter method' fails to address the diverse and intricate design of human beings. In an age where assessment is increasingly necessary in schools, churches, workplaces,...