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    21st Century Learning Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to resources describing what a twenty-first century classroom should look like, as well as how to educate your students for a changing world.

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    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle, and Change in Adventist Education, Part II Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this second of a two-part series, the author focuses on the underlying principles of Adventist education and how change relates to them. The first article, Has the Leopard Changed...

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    A narrative case study describing the support culture for the change process in a small parochial, boarding secondary school Grade 8-Grade 12
    Problem: History acknowledges that change in education is difficult. Literature suggests that the educational system plays a critical role in individual school-change initiatives. Educators need to seek for better understanding of the influence that...

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    Adventists, Drugs, and a Changing Church Tertiary
    This article is based on a survey of alcohol use among adult Adventists (18 and older). The survey yielded a response from 2,319 respondents within the United States. The study examined church members' attitudes towards alcohol and drug abuse, their use of...

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    Attitudes about Change in the Adventist Church Tertiary
    This report focuses on the attitudes about change in the Adventist Church. The sample included Adventist Church members, pastors and the general public.

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    AVLN Column: Reflections on How Adventist Higher Education Has Changed In the Past Nine Years Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines 9 specific actions since the first AVLN meeting, and the parameters necessary for collaboration to be successful across North American colleges.

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    Beyond Belief Tertiary
    This article reveals reasons why members leave the church. The studies show that the main reason is not because of bad experience, but because of the change of their beliefs. The article also provides suggestions about this topic.

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    Book Review - The Brain that Changes Itself Grade 9-Lifelong
    The mind is not static. The reason education is possible is because the brain can change. This brief book review explores one author's collection of case studies and explanations of the need for change.

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    Can Leadership Help Teachers Deal with Change-associated Challenges? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Findings and discussion from studies done within Adventist Schools Australia about teachers' perceptions of change and their principals' leadership characteristics.

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    Catastrophism? Yes! Tertiary-Lifelong
    Roth explains catastrophism and uniformitarianism and gives an example of a geologist that changed the minds of many.

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    Change and the College Campus: The Process of Changing Institutional Governance Tertiary-Lifelong
    Professors within an Adventist college faced the task of developing a shared process for change. Many issues needed to be tackled, and the process got bogged down in the middle, but by the end a consensus was reached and the pilot program was launched. The...

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    Departments of the Future Tertiary
    This note explores the future of the departments within the Seventh-day Adventist General Conference in light of changes in the church decision-making structure.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Keep Moving Tertiary-Lifelong
    In a troubled world, change can be a time of introspection, revival, and growth.

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    From American Church to Immigrant Church - The Changing Face of Seventh-day Adventism in Metropolitan New York Tertiary
    This paper sets out to account for the demographic transformation of Adventism in Metropolitan New York - for the decline of the American segments (Caucasian and Afro-American) and the huge growth among the new immigrants. The research included in-depth interviews...

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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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    How Sunday Became a Popular Day of Worship - Part 1 Tertiary
    This first part of the article deals with the biblical and historical evidence supporting the claim that the Sabbath was the day of worship and rest for the Christians of the first centuries. This same evidence also undermines any attempt to place Sunday...

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    How Sunday Became a Popular Day of Worship - Part 2 Tertiary
    This second part of the article demonstrates the gradual way in which the observance of the biblical day of rest was transferred from the seventh to the first day of the week. On the one hand, the literary evidence from the first centuries of the Christian...

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    Implementing Change Through Lay Leadership Training in Papua New Guinea - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Rapid cultural change is being forced upon the people of Papua New Guinea as their country strives to keep pace with its Western neighbours. The effects of that change are being felt by members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as they seek to establish...

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    INFO Editorial: Change, Chaos, and Resilience - Thriving in a Turbulent World Tertiary
    "Ever-evolving technologies, wars, emerging national alliances, changing currencies, redefinitions of what constitutes the family, revolutions on religious fronts, and a myriad of other factors have made turbulence a way of life. Whether positive or negative,...

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    INFO Editorial: Coping with Adjustments Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This second issue for 2020 is dedicated to the writers who kept going through these challenging times with their research and have contributed to the knowledge base of their respective disciplines." Titles include: Financial...

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    INFO Editorial: Orchestrating Simultaneous Changes in a Complex World Tertiary-Lifelong
    "If you were asked what one word best describes the dynamic attribute of the workplace today, a resounding answer could be 'change!'” Additional articles in this issue include: Nurturing...

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    Internal Political Fallout from the Emergence of an Immigrant Majority : The Impact of the Transformation of Seventh-day Adventism in Metropolitan New York Tertiary
    This paper focuses on the political impact of the influx of new immigrants within Seventh-day Adventism in metropolitan New York. In-depth interviews were conducted with the leadership of the Greater New York Conference and Northeastern Conference.

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    JAE Editorial: Beyond the Maze - Principles for Adventist Education in a Changing World Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this editorial, Melgosa explores the question “What do we do with change in education?” Additional articles in this issue include: ​Vaccines: The Power Tool...

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    JAE Editorial: Service Learning Makes a Difference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Reaching the goal of service-oriented schools will require changes in our schools. These changes include a model which is Christ-centered rather than liberal-arts based, administrators involved in more than plant and personnel management, teachers who are...

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    JAE Editorial: The Risk and the Promise: A Moment of Truth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Gordon Madgwick writes about the challenges facing Adventist education on the cusp of the 1990s. He outlines the establishment of Project Affirmation as a means of addressing change. Articles in this issue include: Reclaiming...

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    M.I.N.T.S. - Masterful Ideas Needed to Survive Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Seven ideas to help teachers and leaders survive and be successful in their work and interactions with others.

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    Managing Change - Concepts and Approaches Tertiary
    "The difficult challenge that always confronts higher education institutions in their efforts to innovate programs, policies, structure, culture, and the whole educational system as needed, prompted leaders and teachers to understand the basic concept...

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    NAD Science Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD science curriculum guide for Grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, scope and sequence, and content overview for each of the major disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Physics. It is intended as a guide...

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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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    Navigating Educational Change - A Teachers Voyage Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Study focused on primary teachers in the system of Adventist Schools Australia (ASA). In order to support teachers working in a significant change environment, it is helpful to understand why there is a difference between those teachers who are dealing...

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    Openness for Renewal Without Destructive Pluralism - The Dilemma of Doctrinal Dissent Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin seeks an answer to the question, Is it possible to be open for renewal while at the same time defending the "pillars"?

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    Organizational Experiments in Local Conferences Tertiary
    This report is the first in a series designed to meet the request of the North American Division Committee at the 1995 Year-end Meeting in Battle Creek. Its purpose was to establish the number of local conferences, which have taken up the recommendation, voted...

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    Overview of Retention Project in Northern Asia Pacific Division Tertiary
    This paper presents an overview of the Retention Project in Northern Asia-Pacific Division. It includes challenges, issues, retention goals, etc. See also the report presentation.

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    Prepare, Manage and Care - Reflecting on Challenges and Change Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Reflecting on her journey since beginning her career as a multi-grade teacher, the author (now retired) summarizes what she's learned in the following principles: "Know your stuff, have good classroom management and show you really care."

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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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    Striving for Excellence When Circumstances Work Against It Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bradfield addresses popular misconceptions and myths about school improvement. Shared are significant observations about what makes a school successful, even in difficult circumstances, along with the administrators

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    TEACH Editoral Vol 3 Iss 2: Change in Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Consider the dynamics of change in the life of teachers; just as teachers encourage students to learn new things, they must also be willing to try new techniques and keep up with developments in their field. Articles in this issue are titled: Readers...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 13 Issue 2: A Bigger Boat Kindergarten-Tertiary
    What is our anxious, modern world lacking? What place do values hold? In his editorial, Graeme Perry describes the need of a bigger and better boat, a salvation ark. Additional articles in this issue include: In...

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    The Challenge of Change Tertiary-Lifelong
    Colleges and universities are expected to precipitate change. A college must be unique and yet be interdependent with its sponsoring church in terms of philosophy and mission, enrollment of the youth, and financial support. The challenge of change is addressed...

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    The Changing of the Guard Tertiary
    This note discusses the purpose of the Institute of Church Ministry in light of the change of its Director in 1985.

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    The Changing Role of Music in the Liturgy of the African American Seventh-day Adventist Church : Guidelines for Improving its Qualitative Use Tertiary
    This research was conducted to discover the factors that influence the music style in the African American Seventh-day Adventist Church. The author explores the use of music in the church on general, and the historical and cultural influences of the music,...

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    The Future of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the challenges facing Adventist education in the US and offers three conditions that are required: it must be authentically Adventist, of high quality, and adequately supported. It then explores seven options: liquidation, consolidation,...

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    The Nexus Between Principals’ Leadership Characteristics and Primary Teachers’ Response to Challenges of Change - Teachers Are Functioning on the Outside but How Are They Coping on the Inside? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Significant change is occurring in the education systems in most countries around the world. This article, based on a larger educational change study, examines perceptions of Australian primary teachers employed within the Seventh-day Adventist Church...

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    The Process of Creativity Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McVane discusses the necessity of the creative process in a rapidly changing market. He notes that since the consumer today is very different from the consumer of 10 years ago, Adventist education needs to assess the needs of current consumers.

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    The Second Conference of SDA Human Subject Researchers Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research on stewardship. Focus groups were conducted in some divisions.

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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.