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    Transformational Teaching - Adventist Worldview Curriculum Frameworks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Explore "the foundational worldview from which an Adventist teacher delivers the Australian National Curriculum." These curriculum frameworks focus on the "principles, values and threads that undergird and guide what we consider to be real,...

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    A Christian Educator's Critique of Television Advertising Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "The heart of the paper explores some of the key areas of controversy in the industry today from the perspective of Christian principles and concerns...suggestions are offered for how the conscientious disciple of Christ should respond and relate to these issues appropriately--in the career setting or in the family room." This paper was presented at the 3rd Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    A Christian Worldview of the Geographer's World Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lockton provides a Christian perspective on the nature of geography for geographers at the secondary and tertiary levels and also for non-specialists as well. "From this examination it will be shown that the secular paradigms offer a limited view of geographic...

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    A Missiological Study of the Phenomenon of Dual Allegiance in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Among the Yoruba People of Nigeria Tertiary-Lifelong
    Many Africans and members of other traditional societies of the world still hold to a supernaturalistic and spiritualistic worldview and practice. The purpose of this research was to study the causes, forms, meanings, and ramifications of dual allegiance among...

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    A Study of the Pokot Cultural Worldview - Missiological Implications for Seventh-Day Adventist Witness among the Pastoral Nomads of Kenya Tertiary-Lifelong
    This qualitative research sought to describe the cultural worldview of nomadic peoples of the East Africa region, Pokot, as a step toward understanding their socio-cultural context and identify barriers to effective mission, so as to develop missional bridges...

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    Adventist Core Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An overview of the Adventist core curriculum. "The Adventist curriculum development process, defined by the Adventist worldview, includes four overlapping stages with accompanying essential questions: PURPOSE — what is the Adventist worldview? PLAN...

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    Adventist Education - Is the Cup Half Full or Half Empty? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Has the Adventist church articulated a clear philosophy of education to guide practice in schools and colleges throughout the world? What is the purpose of Adventist education? How is it different or unique? Is Adventist education philosophy being put into...

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    Adventist Education and the Challenge of Postmodernism Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article situates postmodernism in the context of Western cultural periods, sketches the main ideas advanced by its leading proponents, reviews the impact of postmodernism on certain aspects of contemporary culture, and assesses some of the challenges...

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    An Experience in Teaching Christian Philosophy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How does a Christian teacher teach Christian philosophy to a group of teachers of whom nearly half are Buddhist, Hindu, Animist, agnostic or atheist whilst the other half are Christians from various denominations?" A teacher reflects on methods...

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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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    Biblical Worldview Institute Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The Biblical Worldview Integration Guide provides an excellent planner to guide creating faith-integrated lessons in any subject area. Their Making the Connections Workshop is available for purchase on DVD - excellent for in-service or pre-service teacher...

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    Building A Christian World View - A Christian Approach to the Study of Philosophy Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Fowler asserts that philosophy can be taught in a Christian college and that it can be accomplished by understanding the nature and function of philosophy, and developing a Christian worldview to facilitate a point of departure both to study and critique philosophy...

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    Christian Schools - A World of Difference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Christian education is distinctly different from other approaches to education. But knowing what that distinctiveness is and acting consistently on it is vital for Christian schools to be authentic and to justify their existence. This TEACH journal article...

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    Creating Writing Assignments That Promote Perspective-Taking Skills Grade 11-Tertiary New!!
    Loveless seeks strategies appropriate for college writing assignments which require students to consider the effects of their comments on their audience, a perspective-taking experience, hypothesizing that such experiences assist students in moving to higher...

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    CSS Vol 3 Editorial: The Science Religion Conflict Tertiary
    "The present conflict between science and religion impacts on many areas of our lives. What do we do when the Bible (for instance) tells us one story of human origins and dignity, while science provides a completely different account? What is the scientist...

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    Developing a God Centered Worldview Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This God-centered world view for children and youth is based on 5 Anchor Points. When understood and applied experientially to life, these anchor points will change the lives of our children and youth.

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    Employing Non-Adventist Professors Tertiary-Lifelong
    Would hiring non-Adventist professors and contract teachers result in a compromise of mission and secularization of Adventist institutions? Richard Osborn asks critical questions to determine whether such hiring practice are unavoidable, necessary, or a 'slippery...

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    Encounters - A Student's Perspective on Teaching Science and Fostering Faith Grade 9-Lifelong
    Susan Mentges shares a personal experience that helped shaped her perspective on how students come to appreciate and make meaningful the role of faith in understanding science. She suggests "Until students have discovered for themselves the issues that...

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    Engaging in Culturally Relevant Teaching - Lessons from the Field Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Culturally Relevant Teaching is a popular topic for discussion and research, and it continues to gain more traction through practical application in classrooms worldwide."

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    Enlightenment and the Christian Worldview - One's Perspective Makes All the Difference Tertiary
    "Many theological pitfalls in the Christian community might be avoided if we understood the worldview in which they are rooted."

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    Epistemology of Faith and Learning - a Systems Approach Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Uremovich develops a systems approach to Christian epistemology. He first looks at the classics of theology and "progressive" education. He continues by showing how the epistemological models are too reductionistic and simplistic to adequately explain...

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    Exploring Worldviews - A Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "In an educational environment where multicultural and multi-faith classrooms have become the norm, it is essential that teachers are aware of, and are knowledgeable about contemporary worldviews. This article provides a general framework for exploring...

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    Four Reasons for the Incorporation of Christian Worldview Subjects into the Curriculum at the Corporación Universitaria Adventista in Colombia Tertiary
    It is common to hear in conversations in university circles expressions that dismiss worldview subjects and consider them as "filler subjects". On the other hand, there are the academic peers, who look with surprise at this set of subjects. For this...

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    Geography Questions for Prentice Hall World Studies Textbooks Grade 5-Grade 6
    The comprehension questions and teacher answer key in this resource correspond to the four Social Studies textbooks are used in North American Adventist sixth grade classrooms (or in small schools may be used every other year in a 5th/6th grade classroom)....

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    Give Them Some Truth Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A parent explains why, in a world where many are throwing out the idea of right and wrong in favor of a 'shades of grey' approach, he chooses to send his daughters to an Adventist school where truth is still sought after and believed in. He also briefly describes...

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    God and History - Interpreting Contemporary Events from a Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Sibanda believes that "in as much as the atheists have developed their own interpretation of historical events, which is compatible with their worldview, Christians should also interpret contemporary events according to their worldview." This...

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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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    History, Philosophy, and Destiny - Insights from Daniel Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Daniel’s worldview and concept of the place of people and nations in God’s plan to redeem the world has deep relevance for us today."

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    How Do We Know What is True? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Using examples from paleontology and biology, Brand discusses how data, interpretations, hypotheses, and worldview are involved in the development of ideas, and how to evaluate them -- how to determine what ideas one can trust as truth.

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    How Science Separated from Theology - Musings of a Theologian Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What scholastics used as fodder for debate has today become a watershed issue between biblical religion and science as now practiced. In this dilemma, what is the plight of the believer?"

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    Implications of the Christian Understanding of Human Nature for the Writing and Teaching of History Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "In an effort to move to the direction of practical application, Land examines the assumptions and interpretations found in several historical works from the perspective of both philosophy of history and Christian theology. By focusing on the understanding...

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    In Contemplation of the Universe Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An Adventist teacher reflects on the blessing of teaching science from a Christian point of view, and how the more we study God and His creation, the more amazed we become.

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    Is the Genesis Creation Account Literal? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The fact that the onlooking universe shouted for joy at the creation of this world is inexplicable if Christ involved animal suffering for billions of years. Christ called creation very good, and that’s worth singing about. After Christ’s...

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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: The Same Mission Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Enrique Bacerra's editorial notes that Adventist churches and schools share the same two-fold mission: telling others about what Jesus has done and preparing them for His return. This mission should be clear in four areas of development within Adventist colleges,...

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    Jerusalem and Athens - Two Worldviews, Two Schools of Thought Tertiary
    "Between a theo-centric understanding of the universe and anthropocentric view, represented by Jerusalem and Athens, which shall we choose? To a Christian, the answer should be clear."

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    Nurturing the Mind of the Christian Professional Lifelong
    "The Christian professional must be a thinking being, whose thoughts are grounded in the conception of eternity and an understanding of God. Some secular authors suggest that Christians aren’t good at thinking. This paper argues that Christians...

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    Ode to Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Investing in Adventist education is a decision the Brooks family has never regretted. In their words, "Adventist education does not cost a lot—it pays a lot!"

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    Postmodernism and New Age - The Subtle Connections Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article will deal with four questions - What is postmodernism? What is New Age spirituality? Is there a relationship between the two? What cautions should we take against these subtle dangers?

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    Protectors or Shapers? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this TEACH journal article, Patrick challenges educators to discuss the dynamic impact that Christian education has exerted and can continue to exert upon Australian society. This article is one response to that challenge.

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    Seeing the World Through Postmodern Eyes Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Morality is seen as having reached the end of the line. Such fashionable pronouncements cascade from the scientific and academic community, the arts, as well as the entertainment and news media, saturating our society’s view of ethics and morality...

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    Sending Justice to Victory Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Why a merciful, loving God does not stop injustice is an age-old question. It has some rational answers rooted in the nature of God."

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    Shaping Curriculum in an Adventist College Tertiary
    The Adventist system of higher education is a response to the secularism and naturalism that dominates the disciplines. It aims to enhance liberal studies by endowing them with eternal and temporal significance. The curriculum, materials, methods and faculty...

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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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    TEACH Editorial Vol 11 Issue 1: Worldview Crisis Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is the world in crisis? Despite the claims of a much larger percentage, recent studies revealed only 4% of American adults ages 18-29 hold a biblical worldview! In his editorial, Perry discusses this and other alarming data. Additional articles in this issue...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 6 Issue 2: The Fascinating Future Grade 7-Tertiary
    Perry wonders if our students will "become immersed in an individualistic indulgent future aspiring to be gods, or will they, by choice, emerge into a Spirit formed, passionately committed God-likeness that is gifted, and lives compassionately."...

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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 Literature through World-view Analysis - An Approach to the Iliad and the Odyssey Grade 11-Tertiary New!!
    Rosario looks at the question "How do we teach secular literature in a Christian perspective?" One approach suggested "aims to sharpen critical and analytical skills of students and teachers and is a tool for integration of faith and learning."...

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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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    Technology Careers and Faith - Closing the Great Divide Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Our Christian faith has strong ties to technology. God ordained technical careers when He designed us to be creative, when He called Bezalel and ordained the tabernacle craftsmen. God entrusted human technologists and human technology to create a place...

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    The Biblical Worldview and Its Predictive Element as a Guiding Reference Point for Pedagogical Reflection Tertiary
    This paper reflects on the current situation of thought that attempts to guide educational processes, and on the possibility of the biblical worldview to become the provider of assumptions and rationality to guide pedagogical reflection in a context in which...

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    The Big Picture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ben Carson shares the overarching philosophy that has shaped his life. This book focuses on the why of success, rather than the how. Carson's goal is to help readers discover God's vision for their lives, reframe their priorities, and inspire...

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    The Book of Ecclesiastes - Paradigm for a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "The purpose of this paper is to present the world view of Ecclesiastes, show that it counteracts the secular world view, and offer some suggestions on how the Book may be used in leading students to adopt and retain a Christian world view. Two approaches...

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    The Influence of K-12 Christian Education on Leadership Development Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Christian schools are an environment that intentionally works to bring coherence to a student's moral and ethical development, which is a critical component of leadership development. It is then important to understand how the effect of that educational...

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    The Library: A Window of Opportunity Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How does the school library contribute to the mission of the school and open windows to a world of ideas, culture, dreams, and faith? Annette Melgosa shows how the library supports the philosophy of Adventist education.

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    The Metanarrative of a Biblical Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    Today the magic of the screens is a more powerful and seductive force than the stars in the universe therefore it is imperative that we reconsider how we deliver schooling, kindergarten through graduate school in order to connect with the minds of the young....

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    The Revolutions We Need to Have Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "An edited version of Bryan Cowling’s Opening Address to the National Christian Schools Policy Forum in Canberra on 24 May, 2010." Cowling believes that, "from a Christian educator’s perspective, there are at least eight areas...

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    The Spiritual Mission of Seventh-day Adventist Education in the 21st Century Tertiary-Lifelong
    Southern Adventist University President Bietz says of Adventist higher education in the 21st century: "We create environments where the Word becomes flesh every day, in every class, in every contact with every students, and through every employee"....

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    The Theo-Scriptura Worldview - A Viable Option for 21st-century Educators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "High performance, high spirituality, and even the magnanimity of the moving targets of excellence or quality are all largely dependent upon the mindsets of the human resources and the well-aligned system. Mindsets can be equated with worldviews. To...

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    The Year 2000 - Will It Usher in the Millennium? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reid talks about the millennium and the importance of studying Bible prophecy.

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    Think Biblically! Recovering a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors provide models for cultivating a biblical mind-set on worship, psychology, gender, science, education, history, government, economics, and literature. This book will prove to be helpful to anyone striving to Think Biblically! in today's culture....

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    Though the Heavens Fall Tertiary-Lifelong
    A number of trends in contemporary society seek to entice Christians away from how we should think and live. King talks about three of these trends - secularism, moral relativism, and inconsistent living.

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    Understanding My Sikh Friends Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The goal of a Sikh believer is inward transformation―namely, to resist selfish and worldly pursuits through praying, working, serving, and almsgiving."

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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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    Why Do Different Scientists Interpret Reality Differently? Tertiary
    "The existence of God and whether He created the universe and life are, by definition, questions beyond the scope and the capability of naturalistic science. The answers to such questions rely on worldview assumptions, which are based on evidence...

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    Worldview Anchor Points for Students Grade 10-Grade 12
    This God-centered world view for children and youth is based on 5 anchor points. When understood and applied experientially to life, these Anchor points will change the lives of our children and youth.

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    Worldviews Make a World of Difference Grade 9-Lifelong
    "It’s crucial that Adventist educators clearly recognize that though all worldviews ask the same underlying questions, they are worlds apart in their answers. It’s important to help your students embrace the ultimate Answer: Jesus Christ...

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    Worldviews, Contemporary Culture, and Adventist Thought Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Rasi addresses the concept of worldview. He then contrasts "the Christian worldview with two major perspectives that compete for attention in contemporary culture." Finally he suggests "some implications for thoughtful Adventists and other Bible-believing...