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  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Modern Languages Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching French, German or Spanish to Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rationale, essential learning objectives for each major subtopic, and teacher resource listing of national and international support organizations,...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs Grade 5-Lifelong
    What do Seventh-day Adventists believe? This page explains the structure of SDA beliefs, and allows visitors to click for more information on each category or belief.

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    A Benevolent Trojan Horse - Sacred Values in a Secular Setting Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, an architect discusses how creative professionals may contribute to the mission of the Christian Church. Drawing on personal experiences as illustrations and using a metaphor as a frame, he describes the "penetration"...

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    A Comparison of Values of Board Chairmen and Educational Administrators in Seventh-day Adventist Residential Academies Colleges and Universities in the United States of America and Canada Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: An important concern of administrators is assessing the role of values in education. A high degree of values congruency between board chairmen and educational administrators seems essential for educational institutions to function effectively....

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    A Course Development Plan On the Integration of Faith Values, and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "What is integration of faith, values, and learning? How can it be achieved? This paper addresses these questions through a course development plan for pre-service and in-service preparation of teachers at all levels." This paper was presented at...

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    A More Complete Report Card Grade 9-Grade 12
    What is the purpose of your school? How Adventist do you perceive it to be? Read this summary report of research conducted in the South Pacific Division by Division Education Director, Barry Hill. Comments on 8 of the 18 interview questions are summarized...

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    A Response to Diversity and Globalisation - Shakespeare in the Christian Classroom Grade 9-Lifelong New!!
    Luxton identifies the Christian values that underlie a positive response to differences among people. "It will then explore how these values can be transmitted in the classroom, using English Literature (and the teach of Shakespeare) as a medium. By discussing...

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    A Study of the Transmission of Religious Values form Parents to Adolescents Tertiary
    Father - mother – youth triads were asked to complete surveys showing amount of agreement with religious values statements. From twenty-one churches randomly selected from Seventh-day Adventist congregations in the United States, 712 individual surveys...

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    A Whole School Approach to Changing School Culture - The SASA Way Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Anyone who has worked in a school or classroom knows changing a culture can be difficult and daunting. The staff at Sydney Adventist School Auburn decided to take up this challenge. These are reflections we can share about the journey so far."

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    Adolescent Heresy : The Rejection of Parental Religious Values Tertiary
    This article discusses the issue of adolescents who rebel against the religious values of their parents. The author discusses the reasons that lead to rebellion in the adolescent stage, and then provides measures that adults can take to preempt the rebellion...

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    Adventist Business Curricula - Taking Mission to Market Tertiary-Lifelong
    How can Adventist colleges and universities revise their business curricula in the New Millennium? Adventist business programs should identify core values, enrich the curriculum, and meet market needs.

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    Adventist Values Flying High Tertiary
    The Seventh-day Adventist church in North America conducted a survey to contrast institutional values (traditional) with values actually held and practiced by member families. High-school aged youth along with their respective parents were asked to what extent...

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    Adventists and Human Dignity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why do Adventists believe in human dignity? John Graz discusses the role of the Adventist church in human rights and addresses the question by looking at human dignity throughout the Bible. He encourages Adventist schools at all levels to promote as core values...

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    An Analysis of Values Literacy and Internalisation in Students Commencing High School - A Pilot Study Grade 6-Grade 9
    "This mixed methods pilot study investigated the impact of values education on Year Seven students in three Christian K-12 schools in Australia."

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    An Ideological Reading of Uncle Arthur’s Bedtime Stories Using Critical Literacy Preschool-Lifelong
    This paper "seeks to expose the overt and covert ideologies of the text so that their power can be recognised and their value evaluated."

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    Anatomy of a Value Tertiary
    Formulating values requires a synthesis of components to be in place for successful embodiment within a person’s life. This article examines these components using Louis Rath’s seven criteria of a value. Some of these criteria states values must...

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    Best Practices in Character Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The supreme goal of Adventist Education is to assist students in becoming like Jesus. This ASDASA 2015 session will review the goals and exemplary programs in character education. It will also review the Biblical foundation of sanctification as it reviews...

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    Bird Life in Wington Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This is a collection of short stories designed to teach values to children. It is geared to an age group of K-6; however, the message is appropriate for kids of all ages. The stories are: Where There's a Will...There's a Way Moonstruck! By Tooth...

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    Book Review - Teachers Behaving Badly? Dilemmas for School Leaders Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the authors raise ethical dilemmas that apply to all teachers, but may be of particular significance to administrators and beginning teachers.

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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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    Business - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples.

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    Can We Trust Our Kids? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Can students be trusted? Streifling shares results of the Honesty Test, a test he developed as a 7th and 8th grade teacher, designed to help determine if students would cheat if given the opportunity. Streifling encourages teachers to be wise when dealing...

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    Character Building: A Call to Action Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is a call to accountability and action, for the academe to intentionally prepare students to be principled, responsible citizens. Adventist colleges and universities are tasked with building and reshaping character. Teachers should model for their...

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    Character Counts Preschool-Grade 12
    This website provides a wealth of character education resources featuring 6 pillars based on the book, Making Ethical Decisions (partly available online): trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

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    Character, Oh! Character, Where Art Thou? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "What has happened to the concept of character in our current times, and is it important? This essay asks this question with reference to the increased use of ‘personality’ in our language and thinking, and contends that this change has...

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    Cheating During Examination - Inference on Human Capital Quality Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Anchored on personal value and social disorganization theory, this case study involving college sophomore, junior, and senior student-participants of a government school in Eastern Samar, Philippines who were purposively referred by their class adviser,...

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    Child Guidance Kindergarten-Lifelong New!!
    These enduring writings cover the essentials of parenting with chapters on specific building blocks of character such as purity, cheerfulness, self-control, reverence, respect, honest, cleanliness, and courtesy. Includes guidance on how to reach self-denial,...

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    Choosing the Best Values Tertiary
    The article discussed the importance of values to human live, and to Christians. Values are important in our relationship with God as well as our relationship with others. The author separates values into two planes: one set having to do with values that are...

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    Community Assessment - Cincinnati Village Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a community assessment of the Cincinnati Village Seventh-day Adventist Church. It measured the church growth, community needs, church program preferences, etc.

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    Community Assessment - Stillwater Church Tertiary
    This study is an examination of the Ohio community in which the Stillwater church is located. The study provides demographic information and community issues and values. It also contains suggestions for ministry within the community.

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    Cross-Cultural Perspectives on College Students Beliefs Values and Spirituality at Seventh-day Adventist Institutions Tertiary
    This paper presents a project focused on college student's beliefs, values, and spirituality in the United States. The study included both quantitative and qualitative focus group interview approaches.

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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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    Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Values - Revealing the Invisible Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "'Back to values' has been a significant trend in school systems during the past few years. While the secular school system continues to debate on how to go about teaching values, Adventist teachers are encouraged to continue the deliberate integration...

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    Developing Spiritual Values Tertiary
    This chapter deals with understanding how spiritual values are formed, and an exploration of how values are developed. The authors suggest that values cannot be transmitted because they are concepts that cannot be forced upon an individual - each person develops...

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    Developing the Leader Within You Tertiary-Lifelong
    John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others. These principles can be used in any organization to foster integrity and self-discipline and bring a positive change. The...

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    Ecclesiastes as Research - Autoethnography Through a Rear-vision Mirror Grade 11-Lifelong
    "The Bible is a book of many surprises. Not least of these is that it contains accounts of research. In a collection of 66 books mostly in Hebrew, Greek, and some Aramaic, through more than 40 Holy Spirit inspired authors, stretching over one and a...

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    Engaging with Community - How Schools Are Helping Their Students Become Informed, Responsible and Compassionate Citizens Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "As the 21st Century continues to bring changes to the structure of society, educators are continually challenged in their role of preparing students to take their place in society. In order to achieve this, some schools are exploring the possibilities and...

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    Enlarging the Vision - Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is being done in schools and colleges to train the eyes and ears of the youth to see and hear and appreciate the visual and auditory world? College students today have little appreciation, understanding or knowledge of the arts. The arts and other human...

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    Face Values - Liberal Education's Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the role of values in higher education. It shows how moral education takes place mostly in the context of liberal education; it covers Adventist and liberal education, threats to liberal education, recovering our values, producing students...

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    Family Fervor Hits Capitol Hill Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Religious and secular groups have affirmed the importance of the family as the basic unit of society. Family fervor is the focus of legislation, Pat Robertson of the New Christian Right, and the Democratic Party. The main concerns are expanded child care legislation,...

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    Fifty Object Stories for Children Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Stories to teach children valuable lessons about God.

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    For Rich Dividends - Invest in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special 1985 General Conference issue posits that investing in Christian education will pay great dividends. Christian education should not become overly interested in or concerned about fads in the secular educational world. The...

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    Geography's Impact on Human Values Tertiary-Lifelong
    Geography addresses many value-laden issues such as environmental responsibility and concern for the welfare of people, thus integrating the cognitive and affective domains. This article shows how the study of geography is crucial in the development of values,...

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    Going Home - Or Why I am a Seventh-day Adventist Teacher Tertiary-Lifelong
    Warren Ashworth writes about the privilege and responsibility each Seventh-day Adventist faculty has in allowing their unique worldview to shape and inform every aspect of their teaching lives. He states that every decision, from textbook choices to teaching...

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    Golden Rules - The Ten Ethical Values Parents Need to Teach Their Children Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What and how we teach our children is fundamental, but how we model what we teach is critical. Children watch, listen, and learn from our example. Wayne Dosick provides parents with the ten golden rules that teach their children respect, honesty, fairness,...

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    Good Word Bible Studies Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Good Word Podcast is a 13-minute weekly discussion in which faculty from the School of Theology at Walla Walla University explore biblical and theological topics that are Bible-based, Christ-centered, and faith-strengthening. The lessons expand on the...

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    Growing Up Within a Religious Community - A Case Study of Finnish Adventist Youth Grade 9-Grade 12
    Utilising an ecological framework, this study presents a meta-analysis of four sub-studies investigating the socialisation experiences of young people affiliated with a religious minority community. More precisely, it is a study of how this particular socialisation...

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    Growth, Outreach, and Innovation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Some countries have seen rapid growth in education due to the vision and generosity of the McNeilus family, Maranatha, and ASI....

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    Guiding Principles for Cultivating Sustainable Christian School Cultures in an Era of Change Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This article presents a selection of findings arising from a recent study that analysed and investigated how sustainable Christian school cultures can be cultivated during changing times. The inquiry was positioned within the contextually bounded system...

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    Helping the Church Think Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explores opportunities and challenges facing Adventist higher education as it seeks to keep up with the demands of a changing world. He outlines examples of issues that cut across the disciplines and professions that demand the intersection of theory...

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    How to Help Your Child Really Love Jesus Kindergarten-Lifelong New!!
    How can you help make Jesus an important facet of your children's lives? Donna Habenicht, child development specialist, explains how children develop spiritually and offers practical suggestions on how you can help your child establish a lasting friendship...

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    I Am What I Choose to Be Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jasmine Skerritt asks a critical question: 'Can our children truly become positive citizens of their community when we allow their naked minds to be clothed with visions of violence, terror, and all other forms of evil?' The author submits that teachers, parents,...

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    In the Name of the Law! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Realizing the profound values of the law, but also its definite limits, helps us to see it no longer as an obstacle to our freedom, but as a precious help in our journey."

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    In the Value Mart Tertiary
    This story illustrates differing value systems individuals hold too.

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    Infectious Greed - The Creeping Compromise Tertiary
    "The recent rash of financial scandals fueled by what Alan Greenspan calls 'infectious greed' has made the term business ethics seem like an oxymoron. But scandals are not new to business and greed dates back to the beginning of time. What is new is the...

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    INFO Editorial: Aloha Tertiary
    All articles in this issue focus on the teacher, although the issue does not have an overall theme. One article explores the integration of values and learning, while the other two articles examine the organizational commitment of teachers. Articles...

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    INFO Editorial: Values and Ethics Grade 1-Lifelong
    The articles in this issue discuss both values and value creation in a variety of disciplines. The authors examine values in a service-learning program within a Master’s in Public Health degree, education, and information technology. Values questions...

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    Inspiration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 1 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Inspirational stories based on biblical references. The following three stories are from "Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul": The Dog Next Door An Experiment in Love The Language of Horses The stories about animals...

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    Integrating Employability Skills in the Business Curriculum - A Biblical Rationale Tertiary
    This article presents strategies for the development of a biblical rationale for the integration of employability skills in the business curriculum.

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    Intergenerational Transfer of Sabbath Observance - How is Religious Tradition Transferred to Children among Finnish Seventh-day Adventists? Grade 9-Lifelong
    This study examined religious home education in educational, psychological, and sociological context. Growing up within a religious denomination is a process of learning the rules, norms, opinions, and attitudes, which serve to make the individual an active...

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    Is IT the Answer? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fortney ponders the hazards of technology in the classrooms and cautions accepting it into homes and classrooms.

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    Is Sincerity Enough? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Sincerity must be attached to something in order for it to mean something. It is impossible to be sincere without being sincere about something, and that means sincerity and belief cannot be separated."

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    JAE Editorial: Are You Drawing Pictures? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Some young people believe higher education to be irrelevant, time-consuming, and costly. These are short-sighted views colored by the desire for instant success and the freedom to order one's life according to personal wishes. The classroom teacher can support...

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    JAE Editorial: Building Up The Culture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Members of the Adventist church cherish the unique identity of the Adventist movement. Adventists are increasingly adopting nontraditional lifestyles. Teachers advocate openness and trivialize values. Instead the Christian teacher should strengthen the principles...

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    JAE Editorial: Choosing to Stand Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Dulan prompts readers to consider the impact of not speaking up on committees or boards. When members of committees and boards choose not to share their own ideas or rightly speak out regarding the perspectives of those they represent, their participation...

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    JAE Editorial: Educated -- To What End? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Omission of values education from the university curriculum has led to the fracturing of knowledge and unpreparedness to address the issues technology has presented. A worldview of a personal God and Creation-Redeemer is needed to challenge us to better living,...

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    JAE Editorial: Is Adventist Education Worth It? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Should this vision of mission be lost, there would be no reason for our schools to exist," states Garland Dulan in this thought provoking editorial on the characteristics of "Redemption Oriented Schools of Excellence" or ROSE. Dulan provides...

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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 Editorial: Passionate About the Possibilities Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Andrea Luxton writes that the power and potential of Adventist education rests in partnership with God. From her early experiences as a child imitating her teacher parents, to her role as an administrator, Luxton testifies to the power that comes from educators...

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    JAE Editorial: The Heart of the Institution Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What does it mean for the library to be the heart of an institution? This JAE special issue on school libraries attempts to help educators and administrators gain new insights about the value of a vibrant library. Articles in this issue include:

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    Keep Connected Preschool-Grade 12
    This Search Institute resource for parents "offers free quizzes, discussion starters, family activities, and other ideas to help families explore and strengthen their relationships and help children and teens grow up responsibly."

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    Keepers of Treasure Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What we do in our 'spare time' is of vital importance to our lives, and to the lives of others. It can make a fortune or wreck it. It can build character or destroy it. In essence, what you do with your time presents your philosophy of life."

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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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    Life Application Study Bible NLT Grade 7-Grade 12
    The Life Application Study Bible NLT series, published by Tyndale House Publishers, features study Bibles aimed at various age groups. The Life...

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    Little Eyes are Watching - Getting Our Priorities Straight Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the outreach experiences and activities of Southwestern Adventist College. It also shows the effects of making Christian service a priority in Adventist schools on the church in general, and on the youth in particular.

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    Living in the State of Education Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article describes how the grade 4-5 classroom at Portland Adventist Elementary School in Oregon was arranged to simulate a miniature state called the State of Education.

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    Making the Bible Relevant for the Moral Life Grade 9-Lifelong
    John Brunt explores two emerging cultures within the Adventist church: those who read the Bible because they feel it's the right thing to do, and those who have difficulty relating the Bible to their everyday lives. He suggests that using the Bible as a reference...

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    Merrimack Valley Community Assessment Tertiary
    This presentation provides a community needs assessment of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley. It profiled the demographics and religion of the area.

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    Microsociety - Building Character Through Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article details the origin, elements and successes of the Microsociety instruction model. It shows how schools integrate it with the rest of curriculum and collaborate with community partners by establishing meaningful contacts with working adults. Answers...

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    Moral Education Revisited - Trends in Teaching Right from Wrong Grade 9-Lifelong New!!
    Connors presents a short history of moral education in North America, reviews the changes that occurred during the 1960s, critiques current methods, and then makes suggestions for improvement in both the school and home setting. This paper was presented...

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    Myths and Make Believe Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article explores the myths and examines the current state of substance abuse in Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities in the United States. The authors also examine the role of factors such as belief system, peer influence, and religious participation,...

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    NAD Health Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching health principles and practice to grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, and descriptions of major subtopics. NOTE: Rather than rely on older curriculum guides, NAD teachers should consult the NAD...

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2005 40-page NAD curriculum guide includes the Adventist philosophy guiding Social Studies education, general goals, strands and essential learnings in history, civics and government, geography, economics, individuals, society and culture. Appendix A...

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    Nest Family Entertainment Kindergarten-Grade 10
    NEST Family Entertainment produces feature-quality animated videos and dramatized audio collections that build positive character traits, spiritual strength and healthy relationships. Features Christian, Biography and Kids audio CDs and DVDs.

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    New Perceptions Television - Pioneer Memorial Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    View or listen to Dwight Nelson's weekly sermons at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. Archives include sermons in MP3, MP4, and WMV formats, with the accompanying study guides in pdf format. Podcasts available for audio and video...

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    Nurture and Retention Summit 2013 - South Pacific Division Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the South Pacific Division's report at a summit on nurture and retention. It is focused on membership, reconnection with former and missing members, goals, and mission.

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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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    Passing on the Torch - How to Convey Religious Values to Young People Tertiary
    This book examines factors, which contribute and enhance the transmission of religious values in young people. The author distills the fundamentals of value incorporation from its definition to the steps needed to teach values. This book will help educators,...

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    Passing on What Really Counts Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article addresses the question of how Adventist teachers can transmit an understanding of beliefs and values to their students as well as instill a spirit of service and mission to a diverse audience. In order to meet the needs of all students at their...

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    PET 08-09: Panorama of Educational Thoughts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download Vaughn Jennings' September 2008 newsletter for Adventist teachers in North America. This edition features 7 links to Christian Grandparenting Network, a video about the Sabbath, NAD's new Spiritual Resources website, ASCD's whole child education blog,...

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 2 - Personal Mapping Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 2 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Pricing Policy - A Qualitative Study Based on the Customer's Perception of Value Tertiary
    The current market conditions do not allow the company to base its pricing policy only on its production costs. The customer's perception of the value of a product/service directly affects his notion of price and, consequently, his purchasing decision. The...

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    Putting Spice into College Teaching Tertiary
    Ideas for making lectures a lively learning experience for college students. Generalizations are that no teacher can meet the needs of all the students all the time; the best teacher is the one with integrity and a strong character; and, teachers must never...

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    Research on Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, presenters share papers that synthesize research on Adventist education and effective characteristics, as well as Adventist education and academic performance. These are followed by a paper discussing the...

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    Riding Herd - Developing Character by Allowing Choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jerry Thomas discusses the relationship between decision making and character development. In an educational setting, guiding young people to make appropriate choices without controlling their lives takes policies that encourage choices, modeling, and discipline....

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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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    SDACC Office of Education Master Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A master plan stating the goals which guide the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada's (SDACC) Office of Education in directing the K-12 education system throughout Canada. The plan addresses six goals: administration, spirituality, curriculum and instruction,...

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    Sharing a Common Faith - A Global Study of God-Centered Teaching in Adventist High Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    Results from a survey of nearly 750 Adventist secondary teachers in 50 countries regarding their understanding of 'faith' and its significance to their teaching subject areas such as math, science, history, language, and Bible. The questionnaire, offered in...

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    Show Me the Way Tertiary
    Value modeling provides a genuine source for value integration within the lives of young children and adults. This article informs readers on three principles of modeling that facilitate relationship and value building. The three include: Love for family,...

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    Social Studies for Students of Developing Countries Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue explores how basic knowledge in the social sciences helps citizens in a global community to develop attitudes to make sound and independent judgments. Living in a state of constant...

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    South Pacific Division SDA Adult Members Beliefs and Values Tertiary
    This presentation lays out members' beliefs and values of adults in South Pacific Division. It includes charts containing demographics, information about local churches, congregational religious life, and personal beliefs and values.

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    South Pacific Island Nations Valuegenesis Study 1 Core Report - A Study of Faith Development and Values Formation in Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents and Youth Aged 12-18 Years Grade 6-Grade 12
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church cares deeply about its young people and for this reason it invests heavily in schools, youth ministry programs and supplies support for the families these young people come from. The schools established by the church are widely...

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    Spiritual Openness - The Question of Questions Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article considers the importance of moving students through a process of questioning in order to develop a "personalized faith". It suggests that in a university context; the following represent a Christian university's role in encouraging questioning:...

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    Stories to Live By Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This series of Bible texts for six elementary levels is beautifully illustrated and inexpensively printed. A teacher's guide accompanies the text. Used in India for lower kindergarten through Standard IV Adventist Bible education.

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    Teaching a Theology of the Center Versus a Theology of the Edges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The curriculum in Adventist schools should guide students to an understanding of and appreciation for the central themes of the Bible and other biblical writings, focusing on God's original plan, the great controversy, and the work of redemption. Sub-headings...

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    Teaching Children Right from Wrong Tertiary
    This article explores the idea of successful Christian child rearing in the household. The author implores readers to explore the idea that the values children learn do their parents live out the values they see. Parents should carefully watch their actions...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Live the Values Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents live God's values, and best help children understand what they are doing and why? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child...

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    Teaching Christian Values Through School Choir Activities Grade 9-Lifelong New!!
    De Burgo "proposes that spiritual values should complete the educational and musical objectives in school choirs, and that these spiritual values can permeate and integrate the intellectual, emotional, social and moral values incorporated through a choral...

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    Teaching Ethics Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue addresses why teaching ethics is important and how it should be done. Religion and morality have been separated from the realities of life. Ethical dimensions should be integrated within the context...

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    Teaching Faith in the Twenty First Century - Pointers for Christian Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "What is faith, and how do we go about teaching it in the subjects, relationships and life of schools?"

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    Teaching Shakespeare Within the Context of Christian Faith - A Case Study of Macbeth Grade 11-Tertiary New!!
    Henry examines Macbeth "to show the relationship between his world view and Christian faith, and to use the insights gained to teach students moral and social values that will enhance acceptable behavior in this life, and help them to live so that when...

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    Teaching the Faith - An Essential Guide for Building Faith-Shaped Kids Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Remember your childhood? Well, forget it! It's different now. Life is busier. Families more fractured. Innocence gone. You're fighting media pressure. Moral vacuum. Reading's out. See and do is in. Everything's changed. Except the need to teach kids to love...

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    Teenagers and Values Tertiary
    The notion that teenagers are not serious or thoughtful about developing values should be discard. This article debunks this theory by providing a wealth of knowledge on value development through firsthand accounts, the latest research and practical applications....

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    Ten Commandments Graphic Organizer Grade 9-Grade 11
    This assignment extends the Ten Commandments lesson. It is designed to help your students develop a strong understanding and affection for the reasons, motivations, and values behind the Ten Commandments.

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    The Christ-Centered, Character-Driven School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    By default, much of the responsibility for teaching values, morals, and ethics has been passed on to schools. Schools, therefore, must become more intentional in teaching and nurturing moral development. This article addresses how schools, along with home...

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    The Complex Religion of Teens Grade 9-Tertiary
    Sometimes adults are frustrated with teenagers because they behave like . . . well, teenagers. We forget that they are not adults; nor are they children. Stuck in a tricky, unfamiliar place between childhood and adulthood, they are struggling to define their...

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    The Education We Don't Like To Talk About Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this article from the JAE special child evangelism issue, a former academy student reminisces about the knowledge she acquired on the school bus. She proposes that controversial topics such as those discussed on school buses should be addressed by teachers,...

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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 Future of SDA Higher Education - A North American College President's Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist higher education has grown in the past 100 years, but the question is whether it has much of a future. These concerns reflect the current decline in enrollment and therefore loss in operating revenue. Finances are the reason why students attend state...

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    The Integration of Values and Business (IVB) in SDA Organizations in the Metro Manila Area - An Observation Lifelong
    "Often business is taken for granted, even by SDA administrators. The integration of values and business is not dealt with in a practical and systematic manner. The inclusion of SDA values, while commendable, is not enough. What is called for is the actual...

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    The Integration of Values and Learning - An Application to Accounting Tertiary
    Foster proposes a construct that will help accounting teachers in SDA schools of higher education begin integrating values and learning. New ideas are also proposed to those who have already begun.

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    The People of the Happy Homes Tertiary
    Those outside of the Seventh-day Adventist Church may find it hard to accurately describe the church's beliefs. Some convoluted responses may center around commandment keeping and the Sabbath, however this view tends to negate the relational aspect of the...

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    The Relationship Between School Climate and Student Bullying Grade 3-Grade 8
    "This study investigates the relationship between student perceptions of school climate and selfreported bullying between students...A significant negative relationship was found between measures of positive school climate and the prevalence of student...

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    The Role of Values in Building Brand Equity - A Case Study Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Adventist education is based on the premise that the 'work of education and the work of redemption are one' (White, 1952, p. 30). At Hiroshima San Iku Gakuin, an Adventist High School in Japan, about 30% of the students are not Seventh-day Adventists...

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    There Arose a Generation That Did Not Remember - The Challenge of Maintaining Distinctively Christian Institutional Cultures in an Era of Change Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "The preservation and perpetuation of core institutional vision, values, ethos and identity to succeeding generations are critical imperatives that confront all Christian educational organisations. Christian institutions have historically been prone...

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    To Educate the Imagination Tertiary-Lifelong
    Justification for fine arts education for college students. Primary value of the arts to technical majors is to foster change and growth, which furthers the primary goal of Adventist education. The arts change people by enlarging their sympathies, promoting...

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    Toward a Biblical Theology of Efficiency Grade 12-Lifelong
    This paper, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, examines operational efficiency from a biblical theology perspective. The paper describes operational efficiency in contemporary terms and considers six categories of constraints on efficiency....

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    Traditions or Values : Choosing the Best Values Tertiary
    Values provide the framework for individual self-actualization and self-awareness. Force-feeding traditions may hinder values from being appraised and incorporated. This article examines the sociological, environmental and psychological condition needed for...

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    Transfer of Religious Values - Do Young People Accept Parental Standards? Grade 9-Grade 12
    How likely are children to accept the religious values of their parents and authority figures and to build them into their own value systems? Report of a study comparing the stated values of Seventh-day Adventist youth with those of their parents. Facilitating...

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    Transmission of Religious Values from Parents to Adolescents Tertiary
    Father-mother-youth triads were asked to complete surveys showing amount of agreement with religious value statements. From twenty-one churches randomly selected from Seventh-day Adventist congregations in the United States, 712 individual surveys were received...

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    Transmitting Religious Values in Adventist Home Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    This article explores the process of value transmission, particularly in Adventist home education, based on a study of the religious home education experienced by young Seventh-day Adventist adults in their childhood (Kuusisto, 2000). The main aim was to find...

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    Uncle Arthur’s Posthumous Rejoinder Preschool-Lifelong
    This response to an earlier TEACH article critiquing Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories is written from the perspective of Arthur Maxwell.

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    Undergirding Values of the Columbia Union Leadership Tertiary
    This paper presents a report on the Values Clarification Survey of the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee. Questionnaires were used to collect the data. It provided an interesting comparison of leadership values with the values of the people in...

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    Using the Church's Ethics Statements in Your Classroom Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article shares a variety of ways for Adventist students and teachers to use the position statements generated by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Adventist...

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    Values and Choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Our values establish how we relate with our family, the time we give to work, our choice of clothes, the shoes we wear, the food we eat, and much more. Mike Lekic shares insights on how values and choices shape our lives, and examines the role of Adventist...

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    Values and Leadership Characteristics of Seventh-day Adventist Academy Teachers in Michigan Grade 9-Grade 12
    Problem: Two important aspects in the life and work of teachers are their values and leadership styles. The values they hold affect the influence they exert and the knowledge they impart, and the leadership styles they practice determine in part their...

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    Values Education and Faith Formation - A Neat Fit or More? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “This article explores character development and its relationship to faith formation to determine if they are mutually exclusive or inextricably linked.” Christian connects “Values Education” to a God-centered worldview and student...

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    Values in Nursing - What can Seventh-day Adventist Contribute? Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Wilkinson examines the values which nursing has identified as being fundamental to the profession in the 1990s. Two questions are asked relating to Adventist nursing educators: What influence do Christian values have on nursing as we approach the year 2000?...

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    Values Transmission : A Bird ' s - eye View Tertiary
    Moral injunctions are often used to corral children into compliance and good behavior in order to instill values for the future. However, data collected on 11,000 children during the 1920s provides reasonable evidence for reviewing how values are implemented....

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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...

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    Values, Worldview, and Faith - How Can Adventist Educators Pass Them On? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    How can educators pass on unique Adventist values, worldview, and faith? Julie Stefani outlines nine criteria educators use to determine whether values education in their school environment is successful. Stefani also references Stephen Covey's Principle-Centered...

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    Values-Virtues Leadership and the Australian Professional Standard for Principals - Toward a Distinctive Touchstone for Principals in Christian Faith-Based Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article "challenges school leaders in Christian faith-based (CFB) schools to live Jesus’ kingdom values and virtues in their daily professional working and personal lives."

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    VG1 Report - Where Do We Go From Here? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The third report focuses on areas of improvement the North America Division is planning based on Valuegenesis I research. These include: 1) Educating boards on the realities faced by church school teachers; 2) Acknowledging the renewed interest teachers are...

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    VG1 Shall We Dance - Rediscovering Christ-Centered Standards Grade 7-Tertiary
    Recommended reading for anyone discipling Christian youth and young adults in home, church or school settings. Findings from the Valuegenesis 1 study provide the platform for discussion of standards re dance, music, movies or film viewing, sex, alcohol and...

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    VG1 Teaching Values Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book is designed for anyone working towards the faith development of young people, drawing on the first North American Valuegenesis study. Filled with specific suggestions for hours of classroom activities, using a careful and complete approach to learning...

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    VG2 Canadian Report Grade 6-Grade 12
    The Canadian Valuegenesis 2 research reports the influence of family, church, and school in the faith, values, loyalty, and commitment of Seventh-day Adventist youth in the Adventist church in Canada.

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    VG2 Once Upon a Time: What Valuegenesis says about the quality of Adventist schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The NAD second wave of faith maturity research provided interesting insights of students into the positive attributes of Adventist schools. These center on the themes of quality teaching, Adventist values, and school climate influences.

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    VG2 Ten Years Later - A Study of Two Generations Grade 7-Tertiary
    What are the "big" things discovered in research about Adventist youth? This books shares topics such as: Focusing on Teens; Valuegenesis and the Journey of Faith; Loyalty and the Content of Faith; Personal Piety and the Quest for Spiritual Life;...

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    VG2 Update 08: School vs Church Grade 7-Lifelong
    This Valuegenesis 2 update contrasts the attitudes students in grades 9-12 have toward church and school as places of warmth, spiritual growth, and fellowship. Read what the church and school can do to become positive places for teens to grow in faith.

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    VG2 Update 14: New Year, New Look Grade 9-Lifelong
    This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter introduces Ten Years Later: A Study of Two Generations, the first in a series of books on Valuegenesis 2. Topics include: Focusing on Teens; Valuegenesis and the Journey of Faith; Loyalty and the Content of Faith; Personal...

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    VG2 Youth Ministry and Beliefs and Values Among 10 to 19 Year Old Students in the Seventh-day Adventist School System in North America Grade 5-Grade 12
    Problem. A survey of the literature revealed that there was little by way of empirical study on the relationship between youth ministry and attitudes, beliefs, and values held by young people. We empirically tested the anecdotal evidence that youth...

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    What Are the Consequences? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What is of most worth? Deanna Fall suggests that our primary task is to prepare children for citizenship for God's kingdom. Secondarily, we are to prepare them for citizenship for this world.

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    What I ‘C’ is a Crucial Tool in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Critical thinking, compassion, contemplation and celebration are important attributes of authentic Christianity that should be fostered in our students. Make Jesus Real is "a school-based values education project, a philosophy for a whole school,...

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    Who Are You? Sense of Identity - A Christian Perspective Grade 9-Lifelong
    "While identity does have something to do with what you have, you will be disappointed if you base it on material assets. There is something greater."

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    Who Me? Cheat? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article addresses values and moral, cheating, and the parent's role.

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    Whose Character? Which Virtues? Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article explores the imperatives of character education by providing a brief historical overview of secular and Adventist education as well as the ways it can be taught in the classroom. It offers a list of ideas to show how Bible stories can be used...

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    Why Business As Usual Is No Longer Possible Tertiary
    This paper shares samples of eight major trends that either threaten the ministries or provide open doors of opportunities.

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    Why Teach Social Studies? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In analyzing social studies teaching, educators must ask what values they want to convey to students and whether the current curriculum meets these goals. The curriculum and guidelines for the K-8 social studies curriculum from the Organization of American...

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    Young Disciple Ministries Grade 5-Grade 12
    Young Disciple Ministries is conducted by Seventh-day Adventist Christians with a mission to bring young people to the Lord. Resources include a weekly magazine, Sabbath School materials, a youth camp, evangelism resources, music productions, Bible studies...

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    Youth Ministry and Beliefs and Values Among 10 to 19 year old Students in the Seventh-day Adventist School System in North America Tertiary
    Problem. A survey of the literature revealed that there was little by way of empirical study on the relationship between youth ministry and attitudes, beliefs, and values held by young people. We empirically tested the anecdotal evidence that youth ministry...