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    Integration of Faith and Learning - A Working Definition Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Rasi defines the term 'integration of faith and learning', and suggests a model of what teachers and educational administrators interested in the faith/learning integration approach might be like. Available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

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    NAD Science 5-8 Essential Supplementary Resources Update 2008 Grade 5-Grade 8
    Supplements to the past North American Division Grade 5-8 Science curriculum: Discover God's Creation, Explore God's Creation, Discover God's World, and Explore God's World. Organized by text, by field of science and alphabetically, including activities for...

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    Run a School - A Principal's Manual for Pacific Island Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Developed for South Pacific Division island Adventist school principals, this handbook or manual provides a wealth of information and forms on how to run a Christian school as a community of grace.

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    The Special Character of Adventist Education Video Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch this video to learn what makes Kempsey Adventist School in Australia a Christ-centered educational ministry. Help parents and teachers understand the special character of Seventh-day Adventist education through this demonstration of best practices in...

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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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    TEACH Journal Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "TEACH is a journal of Christian education that publishes articles on teaching & professional practice, educational administration, and research & scholarship. It also contains the reflections, impressions and experiences of Christian educators."...

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    1 Samuel 1 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A sermon prepared for Education Sabbath, building on the story of Samuel. Available in MS Word format to facilitate editing.

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    2005 Survey of Church Boards & Elders Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to gather valuable information from the perspective of the local church elders and board members regarding the state of the local church. There were 801 usable questionnaires collected. Participants were asked to respond to a...

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    21 Life Skills Posters Grade 1-Grade 8
    Print posters of 21 life skills or positive character traits to focus on helping students develop in Christian elementary education. Each poster includes the life skill title, an illustrating image, and a short definition on one page.

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    A Biblical Foundation for Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores the Biblical basis on which Adventists ground their support for the integration of faith and education. Scripture presents the formation of the Christian mind, the comprehensiveness of life and learning, and the interconnectedness of...

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    A Biblical Foundation for the Integration of Faith and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor examines a foundation for the integration of faith and learning found in the Bible and thereby provides a defensible rationale for the integration of faith and learning in Christian education. This paper was presented at the 27th Institute of Christian...

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    A Challenge for the New Teacher Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Teaching is a holy commission and a ministry. Ralph M. Coupland shares three essential perspectives every Christian teacher should revisit often: each student is a creation of God; each subject provides the opportunity to understand God's creation; each student...

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    A Comparison of the Academic Achievement in Multigrade and Single-grade Elementary Church-school Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 9
    A quasi-experimental design was used to statistically compare academic achievement among 277 students in single-grade and multigrade classrooms in the Pacific Northwest. Adjustments were made using analysis of covariance to help insure comparable group means....

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    A Grade I Could Not Earn - What My Brightest Student Taught Me About Grace Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist educator Mundende reflects on his interaction with a senior student, and observes that salvation can not be earned. It can only come through the grace of God.

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    A Response to Diversity and Globalisation - Shakespeare in the Christian Classroom Grade 9-Lifelong
    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 Seventh-day Adventist education in Denmark Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to determine attitudes toward SDA education among ministers, educators, and other SDA church members in Denmark. Questionnaires were mailed to all ministers and educators and a random sample of lay members in the Seventh-day Adventist...

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    A System in Search of Identity Tertiary-Lifelong
    A historical perspective on SDA higher education and how its current direction has been largely shaped by the results of two identity crises. The results of the first led Adventist colleges to become liberal arts institutions rather than Bible colleges and...

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    Academic Excellence - An Adventist Priority Tertiary-Lifelong
    La Sierra University President Geraty frames this articles around five points by which academic excellence becomes an Adventist priority. Academic excellence is: a response to the goodness of God's world; a reflection of our status as creatures made in the...

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    Academic workload typologies and burnout among faculty in Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities in North America Tertiary-Lifelong
    The focus of this investigation was to determine the possible relationship of workload typologies and other selected demographic variables to levels of burnout among full-time faculty in Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities in North America. Four...

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    Accounting through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    This textbook, an anthology of chapters written by Christian accountants, finance professionals or theologians, "was written for students studying the disciplines of accounting and finance and who are attending a Christian college or University."

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    Adventist Education - Challenging the Myths Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this sermon Smith challenges "some of the myths underlining the role of Seventh-day Adventist education in preparing students for service." Suitable for Education Sabbath, the sermon notes are available in MS Word format, facilitating editing.

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    ALL Thy Children Shall Be Taught of the Lord Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this feature article in the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE, George Akers reaffirms the Seventh-day Adventist commitment to educating all children. Our children deserve to be in an environment in which they have redemptive discipline, spiritual modeling,...

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    American Association of Christian Schools - AACS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Established in 1972, the American Association of Christian Schools is one of the leading Christian school organizations in the country, as well as the oldest national voice for Christian school education. AACS provides over thirty programs and services to...

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    An Effective Marketing Plan for Home Economics Grade 9-Lifelong
    What kind of marketing strategies can help dispel the misconception that home economics is merely training for homemaking? Four strategies for marketing home economics are suggested. Making the subject relevant to the lives of young people requires innovation...

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    Association of Christian Schools International - ACSI Kindergarten-Grade 12
    ACSI strives to enable and equip Christian educators and schools worldwide to effectively educate children and young people with the mind of Christ. This professional organization offers many academic services including accreditation, student assessment, teacher...

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    Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    A network of Christian mathematicians dedicated to integrating mathematics with faith and to promoting quality teaching. Website includes information about conferences, membership and the free online journal.

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    Attitudes of Seventh-day Adventists to parochial education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Despite growth in Seventh-day Adventist church membership, the enrollment trends in the North American Division schools are static. This study attempts to establish some reasons for this static enrollment by evaluating members’ attitudes...

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    Benchmarks - Opportunities for Time and Eternity Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Foundational statement taken from Fundamentals of Christian Education focusing on the teachers role and influence in shaping characters for eternity.

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    Bible Labs Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download this manual for ideas on how to engage your students in service learning, applying the biblical principles learned in class in outreach and service within the home, church, and wider community. While the manual is now 25+ years old, much of the 'how...

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    Bible Life Series 3: Accepting His Plan Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously the third textbook in the NAD Grade 1-4 cycle, Accepting His Plan is a study of God's plan to redeem this world. It begins with the problem that Lucifer created in heaven when he became jealous of God. This jealousy leads to a rebellion in...

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    Bible Life Series 5: Fruit of the Spirit - God's Gift Grade 5
    Previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum, Fruit of the Spirit: God's Gift is a revision of the fifth grade Bible textbook What Shall I Live For? Designed for Grade 5, or the first in the Grade 5-8 multigrade cycle, this text is divided into...

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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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    Biology Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    A scientist and Christian examines biology in the light of faith and modern social issues. He explores the biblical message of creation and applies the principle of dominion to medical, genetic, and environmental concerns. Cosponsored by the Council for Christian...

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    Bulls, Bears & Golden Calves - Applying Christian Ethics in Economics Grade 11-Lifelong
    Writing from a Christian ethical perspective, Stapleford insightfully shows how ethics are inextricably intertwined with economic life and analysis.

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    Business Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Is capitalism Christian? Is there a Christian perspective on business? How should a Christian use power in the workplace?" The authors affirm that God can be the center of one's life in the secular marketplace.

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    Capturing the Silent Killers of the Best-laid Marketing Plans Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cafferky identifies several barriers to successful marketing plans. He shares how careful planning, focused marketing, coordination, communication, and organization can be essential to effective marketing.

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    Caring for the Care-givers - Health Promotion for Nursing Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sczekan discusses the nursing profession and how nurse educators can better prepare nursing students to be prepared for the stresses of the profession. Sczekan concludes "Within the context of Christian education and values, nursing faculty in Adventist...

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    Children's Ministry Today Preschool-Grade 8
    This online ministry is devoted to reaching the children's ministry worker who may not have local resources. There is networking available: click on The Network and follow the links to the help you need. There is an online "school" which helps in...

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    Choose Kindness - A K-12 Anti-Bullying Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session described a school's campaign to created a "school-wide, Christ-like environment based on 'choosing kindness' instead of 'anti-bullying.'" They have made their curriculum freely available, including their...

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    Christian College Students Perceptions of Faculty Spirituality Tertiary
    At an evangelical Christian university, 21 college seniors were interviewed to determine the criteria by which they evaluate faculty spirituality. Students expressed hesitancy in making such an evaluation because of the complexity of determining the quality...

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    Christian college students' perceptions of faculty spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    At an evangelical Christian university, 21 college seniors were interviewed to determine the criteria by which they evaluate faculty spirituality. Students expressed hesitancy in making such an evaluation because of the complexity of determining the quality...

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    Christian Education and Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Findings from a 10-Year Longitudinal Study Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares findings from a ground-breaking study of Adventist youth and considers the educational implications for predicting the retention or drop-out factors in the Adventist church. It also addresses the differences between those who attend Adventist...

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    Christian Education Bible Study Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Would you like to know what the Bible says about education? Does the Bible teach that we should give our children a 'Christian' education?" Learn the answers in Dr. Brown's Bible study. Included components: Bible...

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    Christian Education Bible Study Video with Study Guide Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dr. Brown explores what the Bible teaches about education for the Christian through life. The Bible study is available in video format, including two introductions - one for the church member, and another for the general public or new believers. Bible study...

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    Christian Education in Chile - Is the Seventh-day Adventist System at Risk ? Tertiary
    Diverse perspectives with respect to Christian Education constitute a potential path for misunderstanding and contradictions; this study considers this situation in the context of a Seventh-day Adventist Christian system with students and parents from different...

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    Christian education in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, 1959-2004 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Negative trends within the Nigerian educational system, such as cultism and examination malpractices which have resulted into general lack of moral values and deficiency of practical skills among school leavers call for concern. The Seventh-day Adventist church...

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    Christian Education in the Urban Setting - Facing Realities and Overcoming Challenges Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The author provides a philosophical framework to face the challenges or urban education head-on and present the life-transforming gospel message through effective, God-centered education.

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    Christian Education Survey Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation lays out a survey on Christian education of the Mountain View Conference. A questionnaire was used to gather the data.

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    Christian Educators of the 20th Century Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Welcome to the Christian Educators of the 20th Century database. This project covers approximately 215 Protestant, Roman Catholic and Orthodox educators who have helped shape Christian religious education since the founding of the Religious Education...

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    Christian Schools International Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Christian Schools International (CSI) is a dynamic and growing organization of Christian Schools around the globe. Order hundreds of Christian teaching materials through their website.

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    Christian Values in Teaching Office Management Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper presents spiritual implications that will help students develop Christian values in office management and draw them to find interest in the greatest model of Christian values—the Word of God."

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    Christians in Science Grade 11-Lifelong
    CiS is an international network of those concerned with the relationship between science and Christian faith, open to scientists, teachers, students and all those with an interest in this dialogue. The common misperception that there is always conflict between...

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    Church Leaders' Expectations of Adventist Institutions of Higher Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Southwestern Adventist University President Thomas shares eight goals Adventist church leaders desire of Adventist higher education. Adventist colleges and universities should: inspire students to make Christ first in their lives; academic excellence should...

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    College Faith 3: 150 Christian Leaders and Educators Share Faith Stories from Their Student Days Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In the third great wave in an outstanding series, here come 150 more college and university presidents, administrators, professors, and Christian thought leaders all sharing moving and instructive personal stories of how God led them while they themselves...

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    Communion Projects for Children Preschool-Grade 8
    Karen Holford explores the meaning of Communion and how children relate to this service. We often think Communion means the service where we eat Communion bread and drink a small glass of grape juice, but Communion is about belonging together, sharing, and...

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    Constructivism and Christian Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer explores "the issue of Constructivism both in terms of its theoretical underpinnings and its pedagogical applications." He begins "with a discussion of the philosophical foundations of Constructivism as a framework for teaching and learning...then...

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    Constructivism and Christian Teaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Are the assumptions underlying constructivism compatible with Christian values and practice? Archer notes the importance of teachers understanding the philosophical underpinnings of educational theory and practice. After a brief historical overview, he contrasts...

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    Counsels on Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book is a collection of articles relating to the educational program conducted by Seventh-day Adventists, first printed in the nine volumes of Ellen White's 'Testimonies for the Church'. This volume, together with 3 others: Education, Counsels to Parents,...

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    Counsels to Parents, Teachers and Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book brings together specific and detailed instruction Ellen White wrote to the early Adventist educators on the principles and methods of presenting an education that is balanced, Christ-centered and service-oriented. The responsibilities and duties...

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    Critique Your Marketing Materials Kindergarten-Tertiary
    What marketing tools does your school have available? How are these tools helping you market your mission? These and many other helpful tips are included in this PowerPoint presentation by Dan Day, Vice President for Marketing & Enrollment Services at...

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    Crossroads Series 11-12: Life Philosophy and Moral Issues Grade 11-Grade 12
    Life Philosophy and Moral Issues, previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for grades 11-12, is designed to provide assistance in the development of a biblical philosophy of life and to deal with contemporary moral and ethical issues within the context...

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    Culturally Responsive Christian Education at Holbrook Seventh-day Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Needless to say, Native Americans have cause to distrust boarding schools run by Christians that claim their sole purpose is helping Native Americans. especially since, for the older generations, the term ‘boarding school’ evokes memories...

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    Customer Service Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie shares that effective customer service is not accidental, but intentional. He provides examples from several companies and offers suggestions for Adventist education.

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    Designing Learning Modules for Online Courses - The 5-WH Approach Tertiary
    "More and more educators today are joining online teaching with little or no instructional design training. Challenges have been reported in in many regions around the world. In addition, time constraints present another challenge because of the many...

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    Developing a Faith-based Education - A Teacher's Manual Tertiary-Lifelong
    This tertiary textbook, written by Avondale College Faculty of Education staff, is especially for pre-service faith-based early childhood and elementary teachers. It is divided into three sections: Section 1 provides an understanding of a Christian worldview Section...

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    Developing a Marketing Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This PowerPoint addresses what marketing is and is not, and how to go about developing a marketing plan. This presentation was part of the 2005 NAD Marketing Our Mission Summit.

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    Development of an instrument to measure student attitudes toward God using semantic differential Tertiary
    The study had two objectives, (1) to construct an instrument which would measure students’ attitudes toward God, and (2) to use the instrument in a small pilot study to test its usefulness. The instrument was patterned after the format of...

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    Discipline for Discipleship Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains how discipline can become discipleship by listing some guiding principles, examples, results and recommendations. It illustrates how these have been used with success at Grants Pass Seventh-day Adventist School, in Grants Pass, Oregon.

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    Does Adventist Education Still Have a Niche? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie discusses the Nude, Nudge, and Niche Factors in marketing Adventist education. He encourages administrators to face the bare facts, find solutions, and focus on the unique mission of Adventist education. This presentation was part of the 2005 NAD...

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    Education Director's Manual for the Pacific Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The chapters and appendices of this manual or handbook are designed to support a regional education director with little or no training or experience for this leadership role. A wealth of practical and well-indexed tools are available to reference in any order...

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    Education for What? An Essential Question Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis from an American Perspective Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Of all the important questions demanding answers, there is one question that demands constant engagement. To what ends are we educating our students?"

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    Education for What? An Essential Question Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis from an American Perspective Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Of all the important questions demanding answers, there is one question that demands constant engagement. To what ends are we educating our students? This question is not only central for primary and secondary Christian schools, but for Christian...

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    Education for What? Thoughts on the Purpose and Identity of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Knight provides an overview of the general, spiritual, and apocalyptic goals of Adventist education. He notes that Ellen White emphasized the importance of focused Christian education for bringing change to our world. The focus that brings change requires...

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    Education Information for Christian Mission Workers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    OSCAR provides information about Christian education services in Britain and online, for parents working overseas, with third culture (TCK) or missionary kids (MK). Schools in many countries are listed with contact information, as well as education resources...

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    English For Life - Learning With Heart and Mind Grade 6-Lifelong
    This site features numerous resources for Christian ESL or English second language learning. Workbooks, workshops, and other resources are centered around biblical themes and stories. NOTE: Be sure to check content for compatibility with Adventist beliefs.

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    Eternal Health and Safety Issues, Volume 3, Issue 2 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    When planning for a class excursion or outing, a teacher is ever aware of the safety factors to be considered while away from school, in addition to the usual school safety issues. This article suggests several spiritual risks to consider as students daily...

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    Ethics and Science in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Larson addresses three essential approaches to understanding the connection between ethics and science: ethics and science, ethics of science, and ethics in science. He suggests that while science seeks to explain what is, ethics seeks to explain what...

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    Faith - A Comparison of Humanistic and Biblical Definitions in Relation to Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    God is calling Seventh-day Adventists to think biblically rather than humanistically. God is looking not only for conversions of the heart, but also conversions of the mind. He would like us to be transformed by the renewing of our minds (Romans 12:2). This...

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    Faith Formation - Perceptions of Primary and High School Students in Australian Adventist Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Faith formation is a topic of considerable interest for those involved in Christian education. In this quantitative investigation, 580 students from Years Four, Six, Eight and Ten from eleven Adventist schools in Australia were surveyed to determine...

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    Faith Presence - How Students Live Faith in the Online Classroom Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Is it possible to instill faith through online education? Course materials, discussion transcripts, and written interviews of students in three fully online classes in a Christian graduate school, were examined to find out if students experience...

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    Faith-Learning Integration, Critical Thinking Skills, and Student Development in Christian Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This theoretical paper proposes an active, critical-thinking skills model for the conduct of faith-learning integration that may guide teachers in developing courses that support students in developing the skills needed for independent faith-learning...

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    Families Go Back to School Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article shares a best practice model of building Christian parents to be effective educators of their children, in partnership with their Adventist school teachers. Teacher Arnett shares how Family School worked at Cross Street Christian School in Indiana.

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    Family Time Training Preschool-Grade 12
    The mission of Family Time Training is to train families to teach children Christian principles and values in the home. Link to some free activities or subscribe to receive more materials.

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    Filling the God-Shaped Space - Spiritual Principles and Methods for the Christian Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    Using "biblical principles and practical methods based on adolescent development research," the presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session taught attendees how to enrich the spiritual experiences of their students. See the copy of their...

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    Fit for a King Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Pacific Union Education Director Kelly Bock's sermon, designed for Education Sabbath, is available in MS Word format to facilitate editing.

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    Formative and Transformative Assessment - The Formal Examination in Christian University Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents some reflections on the formal examination and its importance for the integral formation of the student, from the perspective provided by the philosophy of Christian education. Starting from the awareness of the purpose of Christian education,...

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    Fostering Discernment Among Adventist College Youth Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Christian teacher faces students with varying personal worldviews. The aim is to lead the student to examine his position as well as any new knowledge in a rational manner so as to discern truth. Bible based truth ultimately involves discernment...

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    Fundamentals of Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book is a collection of articles written by Ellen White on the topic of education during the formation of the Adventist education system. Free full-text downloads include: audio,...

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    Genesis for Kids Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A collection of 111 fascinating science experiments that show God's power and the wonder of His creation. Each segment of the creation story from Genesis is followed by an explanation of related scientific concepts and suggestions for experiments to illustrate...

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    Give Them Some Truth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "A parent’s testimony on the meaning and relevance of Christian education"

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    Goals of the Undergraduate Experience: A Christian Perspective Tertiary
    Christian educators must reexamine the goals of the undergraduate experience to accomplish the harmonious development of the physical, mental, and spiritual powers. To help students achieve this, educators must show them how to process information, demonstrate...

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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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    Group Publishing Preschool-Tertiary
    Group's mission is to encourage Christian growth in children, youth, and adults. Group offers books, curriculum, CDs, videos, and other resources for ministry with children, youth, adults, and families. Group's award-winning Bible curriculum is designed for...

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    Growing Spiritually - What Does It Mean? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Alden Thompson suggests three specific goals for student spiritual growth and development that focus on God, people, and community, then recommends three specific means for helping teachers reach those goals: the Bible, the writings of Ellen White, and the...

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    Growing Up Spiritually Preschool-Tertiary
    This article on spiritual growth explores four main questions: What is spirituality and spiritual growth? How do students relate to the concepts of religion and spirituality? How is spiritual growth achieved in the school environment? How...

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    Have I Got a Story for You - The Narrative Factor in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    McDonald explores ways that teachers can use narrative to help children develop a personal Christian worldview to transform the quality of their lives. This article also examines the history, purposes, challenges and techniques that affect the successful use...

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    Helping Your Family to Grow Spiritually Preschool-Grade 4
    The most important gift we can give our children is the desire to love God and to follow and serve Him. Parents and teachers can help their children to become spiritually strong by setting positive examples. The children are encouraged by their parents’...

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    History Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Integrating faith with introductory Western history, this text provides a Christian perspective on the major epochs, issues, and events of Western Civilization. It details the role of the Greeks and Hebrews, Jesus in history, the Renaissance, and more. Cosponsored...

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    Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks Kindergarten-Grade 5
    The illustrations in this book are sure to deliver the truth of God's Word in a way that young people can understand and remember. Over 100 short stories, parables, humorous anecdotes.

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    How do European College Students Experience their Adventist Faith? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Read findings and conclusions from twenty interviews conducted in 1996, with follow-up questions in 1997, of students attending Newbold College in Bracknell, England from sixteen eastern and western European countries. This article is based on presentations...

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    How the NAD K-8 Standards are Aligned to USA Common Core Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This powerpoint provides Adventist elementary teachers in North America with an overview of the USA state-led Common Core curriculum initiative, why this is important to teachers, students, and parents, and how the NAD standards will encompass the common core...

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    How to Help Your Child Really Love Jesus Kindergarten-Lifelong
    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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    Human Development - Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist Christian education links character development with redemption and restoration within the context of the transcendent biblical narrative.. Harmonious, balanced, human development.... This purpose gives supreme value and power to Christian education...

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    If Only... Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A devotional for teachers, inspiring commitment to loving and caring for each child no matter how difficult or invisible they are. Each has God-given potential we have the privilege to nurture while they are in our classroom.

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    IFL Part 1: Integrating Learning, Faith, and Practice in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article will help educators better understand the meaning of, need for, and process of integrating faith, learning, and practice (IFLP) in every aspect of Christian education. Upon completing this lesson, teachers will be able to give scriptural basis...

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    IFL Part 2: Integrating Learning, Faith, and Practice in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study discusses faith nurture in Christian education against the backdrop of the formal and informal curricula by examining some of the objectives appropriate to the disciplines commonly included in the elementary and secondary school curricula. Upon...

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    In Celebration of Curiosity - The 'R'chaeology of Christian Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Christian teachers are the foundation of Christian higher education and their lives should model responsible, redemptive, and relevant behaviors in how they relate to both students and academic material. Training students to think critically and reflectively,...

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    In Search of a Superman, Reflections on the Purpose of Education Grade 10-Tertiary
    Taking as an example the education that Nazism imposed on the German youth of the 20th century, this article attempts to show how the influence of both Charles Darwin and Friedrich Nietzsche gave shape and meaning to such education, making it useful, but...

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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: April 2004 Grade 1-Tertiary
    This special issue of the International Forum is predominantly made up of major articles by graduate students. From integrating faith and learning in the Biology classroom to comparing faith development in children from various home backgrounds, to studying...

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    Inspired Class Blog Kindergarten
    Educator Deborah Park shares ideas, activities, and learning tools through her Inspired Class Blog for teachers. Adaptable hands-on teaching ideas for subjects including art, Bible, language arts, history, science, spelling, and technology for grade 6 are included.

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    Instructional practices in fifth- through eighth-grade science classrooms of a selected Seventh-day Adventist conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This investigation focused on instructional practices within 5th through 8th grade science classes of selected Seventh-day Adventist schools. Teachers reported regular use of discussion, student projects, and tests or quizzes. Most respondents said they did...

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    Integrating Faith and Teaching in the University Classroom: Part 1 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The integration of faith in teaching is a challenge that is not easy to solve. The author, a teacher at an Adventist university, analyzes the problems that the search for academic excellence brings to faith. He proposes alternatives to create an environment...

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    Integrating Faith and Teaching in the University Classroom: Part 2 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In the second part of the same article, Walthall explains that the bookish knowledge that learners are given does not preclude the integration of appropriate biblical knowledge into the course content. Students' knowledge must go beyond the requirements of...

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    Integrating Learning, Faith and Practice in Christian Education Grade 1-Lifelong
    The single most important concern in Christian schools must be the integration of faith, teaching, and practice into every aspect of the curriculum. This includes much more than giving verbal tribute to the blending of religion with other disciplines; it must...

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    Integration of Faith and Learning - Theory and Practice Part I Tertiary-Lifelong
    Korniejczuk reviews the concepts of integrating faith and learning, it's role in Christian education, and presents a model of levels of teacher integration of faith in their classes. This paper was presented at the 21st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Intellectual freedom - Challenges and responsibilities of Seventh-day Adventist academic libraries Tertiary
    A survey was conducted among Library Directors in Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) colleges and universities around the world to learn how SDA librarians view and define intellectual freedom, whether SDA libraries are having censorship challenges to library materials,...

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    Interview with Shane Anderson on How to Kill Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Watch this three part (25 minute) video interview of author Shane Anderson discussing his book titled, How to Kill Adventist Education (and How to Give it a Fighting Chance!).

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    Is Christian Education Really Ministry? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "It is not uncommon to hear Christian education referred to as the ministry of teaching. But is it just fanciful jargon and cliché? Or is Christian education really ministry?"

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    Is Christian Education Really Ministry? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Being a teacher in a Christian school doesn’t automatically qualify one to be called a 'teacher-minister.' To be so described is, in verity, an honor. But it is also a responsibility borne by all those who believe they are called to serve...

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    JAE Editorial: A Christian Teaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Teaching is a task that requires not only our efforts, but also a continuous search for renewal and resources that allow us to face different situations, students with diverse interests and subjects that require extraordinary faculties of adaptation. This...

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    JAE Editorial: Future Directions in Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    C. Garland Dulan shares the future goals of the General Conference Department of Education (GCDOE). These goals include: strengthening the faith and learning components of our system; assessing how well the mission, goals, and objectives of our institutions...

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    JAE Editorial: In Pursuit of an Eternal Character Kindergarten-Lifelong
    We live in a time when there is an effort to rediscover the importance of character. Character is the passport to the kingdom of heaven. Our students must be educated to face life here on earth, to be useful citizens to their families and their country. At...

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    JAE Editorial: International Edition 1995 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist worldview must be reflected not only in the curriculum, but also in the activities that the institution organizes in and out of school. The entire educational community must contribute to the development of the student, that is, the formation...

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    JAE Editorial: Looking at A.D. 2000 Grade 5-Lifelong
    This JAE special issue on technology and education suggests that changes within American society, particulary in technology, must be addressed by Adventist schools. The Truth must be presented through technology in a skillful and artful way. Articles in this...

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    JAE Editorial: Symbols and Reality Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Biblical Anthropology draws a human being in integral unity: no life without the simultaneous presence of the spiritual, mental, physical and social being. The teaching that addresses the complete man revolves entirely around the cross of Christ, because "the...

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    JAE Editorial: The Challenge of Integrity Lifelong
    This editorial explores the character trait of integrity as transparent honesty and consistent truthfulness, being faithful advocates of the gospel in the way we teach, serve on a committee, administer, discipline and interact with colleagues and students. Articles...

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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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    JAE Editorial: Will Adventist Education Still Pay? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventists need to clarify their distinctiveness in order to sell the idea that Adventist education in its difference pays, rather than costs. Christian education needs to remain true to its nature if it is to retain its effectiveness, its power to attract...

  • Adventist Resource
    Journal of Research on Christian Education - JRCE Grade 12-Lifelong
    The Journal of Research on Christian Education (JRCE) provides a vehicle for scholarly interchange of research findings relative to every level of Christian education. Particular emphasis is given to Christian schooling within the Protestant tradition as well...

  • Christian Resource
    Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Calvin College institute studies and promotes pedagogy, learning, and educational leadership from an integrally Christian perspective. Resources include articles, audio materials, e-books, curriculum resources, book reviews, and opportunities for project...

  • Adventist Resource
    Layers of Significance Theory (LST): What Christian educators can do to encourage students to make positive moral choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Layers of Significance Theory (LST) suggests that the basic motivation for people is the need to be of significance. The theory identifies nine layers of significance. These are not stages through which one passes, but cumulative layers giving individuals...

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    Learn About God's Love - Activity Book Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This activity book coordinates well with God Loves Me 28 Ways or What We Believe. There are activities to illustrate each of the 28 beliefs, such as word searches, fill-in-the-blanks,...

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    Learning to Follow Jesus, Step by Step Preschool-Grade 4
    This handy reference tabulates Jerry D Thomas' book, Step by Step, in 3 pages. Each of the 30 steps for children include a summary statement and Bible reference. This discipleship resource helps children understand how to live the principles of Ellen...

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    Learning to Think at Christian Universities - Philosophical Issues Tertiary
    "Critical thinking has not traditionally been a strength of Christian colleges. If we are to address this problem, we must examine the philosophical concerns about whether the goal of critical thinking is truly appropriate for Christian education, and...

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    Lifestyle and Risk of Premature Sexual Activity in a High School Population of Seventh-Day Adventists - Valuegenesis 1989 Grade 8-Grade 12
    In the past 20 years, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including AIDS, and the physical, psychological, and economic difficulties associated with unwanted pregnancy have increased steadily among American adolescents. The objective of this study was to...

  • Christian Resource
    List of Christians in Science and Technology Grade 5-Lifelong
    Use this list to find information about Christian mathematicians, physicists, chemists, biologists, engineers, and other scientists, to enrich your teaching from a Christian worldview.

  • Christian Resource
    Literacy and Evangelism International Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Opening the eyes of the world through literacy ministry... Literacy & Evangelism International (LEI) is a missionary fellowship desiring to see the Church in every nation effectively reaching the illiterate, bringing them the Living Word, Jesus Christ,...

  • Christian Resource
    Literature Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    This comprehensive guide for students in introductory literature courses addresses crucial questions of interpretation and the limits of literature, and shows how the great works can enrich our understanding of God, ourselves, and the world. Cosponsored by...

  • Adventist Resource
    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 Faith a Part of Your Daily Schedule Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents practical ways that faith can be made a part of the daily schedule. It shows how central prayer is to teaching faith in Jesus and preparing children for eternity.

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    Making Teachers More Effective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Education research seems to point to "more of the same" with respect to teacher and learner roles - more homework, more standardization, more testing. T. Nkungula suggests that the time has come to go beyond mere discipline driven objectives and...

  • Adventist Resource
    Marketing Adventist Education in North America Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Tucker presents discussion and research reports on marketing Adventist education in North America. Included in this presentation are the following: NAD Focus Group Data, Focus Group Survey Reports, Survey Results, and Survey Instrument.

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    Meeting the Needs of the Part-time College Student Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist colleges have experienced a dramatic increase in the enrollment of part-time, nontraditional students. However, more than half of North American Adventist colleges have no separate educational programs for these students. Programs at Southwestern...

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    Millennial Students in Higher Education - Changes Needed from Christian Teachers Tertiary
    "Millennial students learn differently compared with the previous generations, and this variation demands changes from Higher Education (HE) teachers. Even though many studies have offered suggestions for change, there is scarcity of research, specifically...

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers: Christian and Private Schools Blog Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The competition is intense (public schools, home schooling, cyber schools, other faith-based and private schools, and charter schools). Having superior academic performance is a given. Delivering that something extra is also required to establish uniqueness in the crowded market and create the value to justify the tuition. Our blog provides proven practical steps that will increase enrollment, student retention, and keep your school sustainable."

  • Christian Resource
    Music Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Relating musical practice to a larger theology of creation and creativity, this book explores new concepts of musical quality and excellence, musical unity, and the incorporation of music from other styles and cultures. Professional musician, Christian professor...

  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Science Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This curriculum guide is designed to guide science education in Seventh-day Adventist elementary schools in North America. It includes the rationale, philosophy, Journey to Excellence aligned goals and essential learnings, a scope and sequence matrix, the...

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    Nature-Based Learning in Christian Schools - Essential Element or Optional Extra? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Outside of school, many children are facing decreasing opportunities to interact with nature. Should teachers move toward nature-based learning in response? “This article explores the relationship between nature-based learning and the aims of Christian...

  • Adventist Resource
    New Agers Invade the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Verlie Ward and Gerry Colvin examine the influence of New Age philosophy on Christian education. They present a brief overview of the New Age Movement is presented, along with suggestions on how to detect New Age influences in the classroom. Ward and Colvin...

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    Nurturing a Child’s Faith 0-2 years-Grade 12
    Children learn about Jesus in different ways as they grow. Parents, teachers, and church members can help children grow closer to Jesus by nurturing their faith. Karen Holford shares development steps, strategies, and resources to make the most of each step...

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    Nurturing Faith Through Online Learning, Part 1: Planning Faith Integration Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "How can we shape the online learning environment to nurture the faith of students? How can we provide online experiences that clearly reveal a Seventh-day Adventist identity and mission alignment?"

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    Nurturing Faith Through Online Learning, Part 2: Implementing Faith Integration Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Faced with escalating trends globally in the utilization of online modalities for teaching and learning, perhaps one of the greatest challenges for Adventist educators is this: How can we shape online modalities to nurture the faith of students? How...

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    Old School or Cutting Edge? An Examination of Ellen G. White's Views on Education from a Best Practice Twenty-First Century Perspective Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Ellen White “wrote prolifically on the philosophy of Christian education, its goals and its practice. This article explores her views, as written over a century ago, and compares them with several twentyfirst century educational concepts that impact...

  • Adventist Resource
    Perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist Educators in Southern California Concerning Ministerial Support for Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose. The purpose of this study was to determine the perceptions of educators concerning ministerial support for Christian education, areas of dissatisfaction by educators with their jobs and the likelihood of their continued teaching in SDA schools,...

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    Perceptions of the Principal’s Role in Leadership Development of Elementary School Students Grade 5-Grade 8
    "There is a great expectation that schools may contribute in building good and responsible leaders. School leaders must include student participation in school reforms and actions for sustainable improvement by allowing them to play leadership roles....

  • Adventist Resource
    PET 08 Special School Service Issue Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download a special issue of Jennings Panorama of Education Thoughts (PET) newsletter for Adventist teachers in North America. This edition features 235 links to service projects teachers and students could do.

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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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    Portrait of a Regional Conference the Allegheny East Conference Tertiary
    This paper examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Allegheny East Conference and the opportunities and challenges facing the conference. The data assess also measures the needs and measures the opinions of church members.

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    Preparing Students for Their Part in End Time Events Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A one page reflection with quotations on the role of students in God's work at the end of time.

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    Promoting Biblical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom Grade 1-Lifelong
    "Biblical truths and Christian values underpin all genuine Christian education. If we are to educate resilient and committed Christian young people who have developed the skills, techniques and moral courage to use this knowledge in an informed and practical...

  • Adventist Resource
    Proper Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    George Akers presents a historical analysis of the educational climate at the time Ellen White wrote her well known essay Proper Education. He gives perspective to her use of sources and her special gift of interpretation. Akers also addresses two challenges...

  • Adventist Resource
    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.

  • Christian Resource
    Psychology Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Discover the links with faith and the science of psychology in this dialogue between Christianity and psychology. Christian psychologists, professors and authors Myers and Jeeves discuss major findings of current psychology with both theological and psychological...

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    Religion, Parental Choice and School Vouchers in Urban Parochial Schools - The Case of Five Schools in Southern California Tertiary
    The purpose of this study is to investigate why parents choose parochial schools, whether parochial-school parents are likely to favor school vouchers, and what factors lie behind their support for vouchers. To this end, this study gives special attention...

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    Religion, parental choice, and school vouchers in urban parochial schools - The case of five schools in Southern California Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study is to investigate why parents choose parochial schools, whether parochial-school parents are likely to favor school vouchers, and what factors lie behind their support for vouchers. To this end, this study gives special attention...

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    Religion, parental choice, and school vouchers in urban parochial schools: the case of five schools in Southern California Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study is to investigate why parents choose parochial schools, whether parochial-school parents are likely to favor school vouchers, and what factors lie behind their support for vouchers. To this end, this study gives special attention...

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    Religiosity in Christian Educational Leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study investigated the primary leadership orientations of Christian school leaders and their association with religiosity. To this end, this study adopted two lines of thought and research: the religiosity theory proposed by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventist...

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    Religiosity in Christian educational leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study investigated the primary leadership orientations of Christian school leaders and their association with religiosity. To this end, this study adopted two lines of thought and research: the religiosity theory proposed by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventist...

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    Religious Potential - Can We Expect Spirituality in Our Students? Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article explores the relationship between intellectual and emotional aspects of learning, emphasizing the opportunity adolescence provides educators to shape the social, cultural, intellectual and spiritual areas of human character development. High school...

  • Christian Resource
    Renovation of the Heart - Putting on the Character of Christ Tertiary-Lifelong
    An accessible handbook for learning about spiritual formation, outlining the avenues through which transformation takes place, including thoughts, feelings, choices, social context, the body, and the soul. Questions included at the end of each chapter for...

  • Christian Resource
    Research from Lost and Found - The Younger Unchurched and Chruches that Reach Them Grade 11-Tertiary
    "If you are interested in discipling young people, this video gives an interesting overview of their world-view and provides a link to another website where you can get more resources."

  • Adventist Resource
    School and Home School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A 10th grade student attending school outside of her home for the first time compares the pros and cons of homeschooling and traditional school.

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    School Leader Identification - Perceptions of Australian Faith-Based Education System Employees Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “This article aims to contribute to the literature on school leadership identification. It adopts an Australian faith-based education system case study to explore classroom teacher and school-based administrator perceptions of both current and future...

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    School Leader Preparation and Development Programs - What Teachers Want Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article seeks to contribute to the literature on school leader preparation and development programs by “identifying and discussing elements that current faith-based education system teachers would like to see embedded in the creation of aspirant...

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    School Vouchers and Religion - An Examination on Attitudes of Evangelical Parochial Leaders in Southern California Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Within the annals of academia and public policy, school vouchers and their efficacy have been a hotly contested topic for over twenty years. Opponents and proponents of this issue have published various studies supporting their claims of why it would...

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    Schools of the Bible - Contours of the Divine Plan for Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Taylor examines each of the ten schools described directly in the Bible, looking at the educational purpose, setting, teacher and student characteristics, curriculum, methods, learning activities, and outcomes in each. Finally, Taylor identifies the “shared...

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    Selected factors influencing school choice among the Seventh-day Adventist population in Southwest Michigan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One of the most significant problems currently facing Adventist schools in North America is declining enrollment in Grades K-12. It was the purpose of this study to determine if a relationship exists between school choice and parental perception of selected...

  • Christian Resource
    Sermons4Kids Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Sermons4Kids helps Christian educators in home, church and school settings with short, practical sermons and object lessons. The sermon index feature links to additional topics, and coloring pages are available for download.

  • Christian Resource
    Shaping Character - Moral Education in the Christian College Tertiary
    "Arguing that ethics is everybody's business, Arthur Holmes presents in this book a concise survey of moral education - its goals and methods - in the Christian college." Intended for all Christian college teachers, professors, and administrators...

  • Adventist Resource
    Shaping Life Spaces: Adventist Christian Education in the Caribbean Basin Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The author reflects on the role of Christian education in individuals in the Caribbean Area. She mentions that Christian education enables children to grow into adults that are law-abiding citizens with peace, harmony, and love. She states that Christian schools...

  • Adventist Resource
    Sharing Christ Through Technology Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Moving others closer to the image of God and making disciples of all nations are two goals technology can help Adventist educators accomplish. Excerpted from two morning worships given by Gordon Bietz, this article emphasizes the importance of not losing sight of the mission of sharing Christ. The complete devotional may be accessed at http://www.avln.org/jae/bietz403.htm.

  • Adventist Resource
    Social Studies: High School Supplement SSD Grade 9-Grade 12
    A handbook to assist teachers in making their classes achieve the ideals of Adventist education in the high school social studies class. It provides ideas, examples and suggestions on how to go about making lesson plans or course outlines Adventist. The handbook...

  • Christian Resource
    Society of Professors in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    The professional organization's website includes information about conferences, publications, membership and links to leading Christian education resources in North America.

  • Christian Resource
    Sociology Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Colorfully written by two popular and respected sociologists, this volume shows how sociology has evolved, how it became divided from Christian faith, and how Christian sociologists can make sense of this branch of social science. Cosponsored by the Council...

  • Adventist Resource
    Spiritual Intelligence and the Bible Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beardsley explores spiritual intelligence as it relates to the Bible. She poses and answers the following questions: "What is spiritual intelligence? Is it another way to describe faith? What does it include? Faith, hope and love? How might it be measured?"...

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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:...

  • Adventist Resource
    Spiritual Resources for NIGHT Grade 9-Grade 12
    Elie Weisel's Nobel Peace Prize winning NIGHT is a profound work of literature and an excellent choice for the teacher who wishes to teach for spiritual growth as well as literary understanding and skills. This resource provides accompanying thought questions,...

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    Spiritual Well-being, Faith Maturity, and the Organizational Commitment of Faculty in Christian Colleges and Universities Tertiary
    The relationship between the spiritual experience and organization commitment of faculty in Seventh-day Adventist tertiary educational institutions in North Philippines constituted the primary focus of this study. Instrumentation included the Spiritual Well-being...

  • Adventist Resource
    St Andrew's Cathedral School's Teaching Christianly Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Although not Adventist, St Andrews is a highly successful Christian school. The framework discussed “seeks to provide practical and clear approaches to Christian education for faculties and teachers.”

  • Adventist Resource
    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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    Students' perceptions of integration of faith and learning and intentional teaching strategies at a Christian university Tertiary
    Purpose: This study examined Christian graduate students' perceptions of integration of faith and learning (IFL) in an instructional context where intentional integrative strategies were used to enable IFL for students. Method: This...

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    Substance Use Among Students Attending a Christian University that Strictly Prohibits the Use of Substances Tertiary
    This study examines substance use at a church-affiliated university which prohibits the use of alcohol, tobacco, and drug substances. The purpose was to investigate the prevalence of substance use, the prevention efforts put forth by the university, and whether...

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    SUC Bible Methods Course Outline Grade 7-Grade 12
    A course outline designed for teacher independent study towards two non-academic credits or continuing education units in the North American Division. The course encourages Bible teachers to build teaching and learning resources for their level of religious...

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    Survey of Adventist Parents about Christian Education Tertiary
    This document presents the results of a study conducted into parents and their opinions about Seventh-day Adventist Education. The information is presented in a series of graphs and charts. The study examined parents' familiarity with Adventist schools, whether...

  • Adventist Resource
    Take Care of Your Lambs 2 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Education Sabbath sermon, prepared by the Manitoba-Saskatchawan Education Superintendent, is available in MS Word format so it can be edited as needed.

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    Take Care of Your Lambs Sermon Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The theme of this sermon, "Take Care of Your Lambs or Where Will Your Sheep Come From?" is supported by clear illustrations, pertinent research, and biblical principles that motivate investment in child evangelism through Christian education. This...

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    Tatian and Basil - Differing Views Regarding the Pagan Educational System of Antiquity Grade 6-Tertiary
    "Tatian believed Christians should not take part in pagan education. Basil believed that Christians could benefit spiritually from this education if they experienced it selectively and wisely. It is concluded that Basil’s view is the wiser...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 4 Issue 2: Importance of Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Graeme Perry illustrates the importance of Christian teachers and schools in the prevention of cultural genocide. Articles in this issue are titled: The Place of Play in Twenty-first Century Classrooms: Evidence and Approaches The Revolutions We...

  • Christian Resource
    Teaching as Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Transforming Teachers shares articles highlighting the ministry of teaching. Article titles include: Evangelizing the world through Christian school education, affecting the culture through Christian education, developing a biblical theology of vocation, on...

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching Children About Confession Preschool-Grade 4
    Teaching about confession needs to be balanced by teaching about the grace and love of God, who freely forgives us each time we confess to Him. Children need to know that God can forgive any sin, and He longs to set us free from our sins. Parents and teachers...

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    Teaching Children to Be Intercessors - 12 Great Ideas Preschool-Grade 4
    Karen Holford shares 12 terrific ideas for teaching children intercessory prayer through hands-on, meaningful activities. Great for the classroom or home, parents and teachers will find wonderful ways to facilitate their children's spiritual development. Find...

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    Teaching Children to be Thankful in Their Prayers Preschool-Grade 4
    Thanking God is an integral part of the Christian life. Karen Holford shares 13 wonderful ideas for teaching children to give thanks in their prayers. Great for the classroom or home, parents and teachers will find creative ways to facilitate their children's...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Growing in God's Garden Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents best teach children to live by Christian values? 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 psychologist and educator. Ready...

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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 - Mind Games Preschool-Grade 11
    How can parents best manage the impact of media on their developing child's mind? 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 psychologist...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Practice Making Decisions Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents and educators coach children to make wise decisions which develop character and integrity? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Protect Your Child's Mind Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents help parents protect their minds in today's media-saturated world? 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 psychologist...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Self-Respect and Confidence Preschool-Grade 12
    What can parents do to nurture self-respect and confidence in their children? 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 psychologist and...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Teach the Values Preschool-Grade 12
    When and how can parents best teach Christian values? 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 psychologist and educator. Ready to print...

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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 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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    Teaching Truth - A Biblical Paradigm Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper highlights the significance of truth for the Christian worldview, analyzes the inadequacy of representative secular criteria for truth, identifies a Christian response to the truth search, explores various truth issues, examines the dilemma of error...

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    Teaching With Words - Speeches by Gordon Bietz Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Download the manuscripts of memorable sermons and speeches given by Gordon Bietz, past president of Southern Adventist University.

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    The Aims of Adventist Education in Historical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why have Adventist schools? What is the ultimate aim of Christian education? Adventist Christian education? Read George Knight's presentation to the April 2001 International Conference on The Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education.

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    The Australian Curriculum - A Look Through the Lens of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The development of the Australian Curriculum is an ambitious task that involves meeting the needs of a large range of interest groups, each with its underlying philosophy and conceptualisation of what constitutes an effective and viable curriculum. The...

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    The Bible and the Church - Revisiting the Obvious Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As the written record of God’s overarching plan to redeem the world from sin, the Bible provides His people with a worldview, a meta-narrative that spans from creation to the new creation."

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    The Center for Spiritual Development in Childhood & Adolescence Preschool-Grade 12
    Search Institute's global initiative to advance the research and practice of this important and understudied domain of human development. Links to current research, short reports, news, blogs and searchable library.

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    The Challenges of a Redemptive Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The work of education goes hand in hand with the plan of salvation because it is through it that man discovers the love that saves, develops his faculties and enhances his present life. Schools give society and the church a product whose characteristics will...

  • Christian Resource
    The Christian Philosophy of Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What is a Christian education? This excerpt from Handbook of Christian Education shares an evangelical perspective similar to the Adventist philosophy of education. This article defines...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Christian Teacher in Secular Society – The Challenge of Becoming, Being, and Living Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this article, Taylor discusses how teachers can “maintain and provide evidence of that distinctive [Christian] character, with relevance and with redemptive purpose, while interacting with secular postmodern persons.” He argues that Christian...

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    The Development and Validation of the Growing Disciples Inventory (GDI) as a Curriculum-aligned Self-Assessment for Christian Education Grade 7-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this curriculum study was to develop and validate the Growing Disciples Inventory (GDI) as a curriculum-aligned self-assessment for Christian education. Using a mixed methods approach, the GDI was constructed in the first phase of this...

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    The Devil Takes a Look at Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    What are the primary aims of Adventist education? If you were the Devil, what would you have Adventist educators focus on? Read George Knight's presentation from the April 2001 International Conference on the Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education.

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    The Divine Blueprint for Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this devotional, look past textual study and philosophy to consider the divine element of worship, God’s plan of salvation, and what they means to true education.

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    The Effectiveness of Christian Adolescent Peer Counselor Training - A Controlled Study Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study evaluated the effectiveness of a Christian-based adolescent peer counseling curriculum (Sturkie & Tan, 1992) used with Christian high school students. The training group of 47 subjects received training, while 37 subjects were in the no-training...

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    The Failure of the Success of the Educational System Grade 7-Tertiary
    The purpose of this article is to show that education, as it is understood in social and political circles, not only offers no hope for solving the growing social problems, but also contributes to them. This article intends to propose as a true solution to...

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    The Friendship Factor Grade 4-Tertiary
    As chaplains we employ many tools to effect life transformation through the working of the Holy Spirit, but overlook the powerful tool of friendship with our students; friendship has the power to facilitate decisions that form the foundation for lifelong...

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    The Great Controversy Theme in the Book of Daniel - A Backdrop for a Christian Worldview in Faith-Learning Experience Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The purpose of this study is to see the curricular implications of the Great Controversy theme for value education and to re-enforce the theme in the formation of a biblical world-view through curricular activities for young people in secondary schools." This...

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    The history of mission education in the territory of Papua-New Guinea from 1872 to 1962 with special attention to the years 1932 to 1952 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    While the Territory of Papua and New Guinea from the year 1884 passed through several forms of British and German, civil and military government, mission native education, first set up in the Territory in 1872, developed through four consecutive phases. The...

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    The Importance of a Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    President Andreason asks and answers the questions, "Why get a Christian education?" and "Why work at a Christian college/university?" in his Fall 2009 Andrews University convocation address. Watch this video clip.

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    The Importance of Theoretical Comprehension for Nursing Students' Clinical Competence Tertiary
    "In nursing education, theory and practice are always linked because, in clinical practice, students have to apply the theory that they learn in the classroom. Students make clinical judgments based on scientific knowledge, theory, laws, principles, and...

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    The Importance of Training Faculty to Integrate Faith With Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Faith integration is a vital part of Christian education, including at the university level. What can administrators do to prepare their faculty to create classrooms where this happens in a meaningful way?

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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 Integration of Values and Learning - An Application to Accounting Tertiary-Lifelong
    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 Meaning and Practice of the Integration of Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study is to explore the distinctiveness of the Christian school, specifically as expressed in the phrase, "the integration of faith and learning (IFL)," and to investigate how experienced teachers understand this expression and...

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    The Mind-Body Connection - Some Recent Findings Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Disaster struck us without warning. Tad, our youngest son, had brought much joy to all of us. As we watched him grow, we had great hopes for his future. Though we had been concerned about his increased tripping and falling, we never suspected his condition...

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    The Place of the Bible in Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this 1903 book, Jones "outlines according to the Bible what exactly Christian education looks like. He also explores the true meaning of the separation between church and state and how Christian education does not fall under such discrimination."

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    The Relationship Between Students Perceptions of the Teaching and Learning Process and Academic Performance in Science of 7th and 8th Graders Enrolled in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Tertiary
    This study investigated student perceptions of 7th and 8th grade Adventist science education programs and their relationship to achievement in science as defined by performance on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Findings revealed that students held generally...

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    The relationship between students' perceptions of the teaching and learning process and academic performance in science of seventh and eighth graders enrolled in Seventh-day Adventist schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study investigated student perceptions of 7th and 8th grade Adventist science education programs and their relationship to achievement in science as defined by performance on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Findings revealed that students held generally...

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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 Role of Christian Educational Institutions in Improving Economic Self-Reliance Tertiary
    This article argues that Christian educational institutions in Africa can play a major role in improving economic self-reliance within the continent, if those who establish Christian universities there take time to plan the programs and activities in those...

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    The Role of the Mentor on a Christian Campus Grade 9-Lifelong
    What does it mean to be a faithful mentor on a Christian campus today? The path to mentoring and the role of the mentor are also discussed.

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    The Samaritan Educator Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Epperson shares a parable of teaching drawn from the story of the Good Samaritan. The injured traveler is seen as a young person who has lost his way spiritually. The two who pass him by are seen as educators who have admirable goals but who don't seize the...

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    The Sociological Imagination and a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    McBride notes, that "Like any other academic or scientific discipline, sociology offers a particular perspective or reality. It reminds us that social group membership affects behavior, attitudes, institutions, and even theology...reminds us of the rich...

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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 Substitute Teacher: Essential Partner in Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    It is time for Christian educators to critically examine substitute teaching programs in Christian schools. Principals should take responsibility for developing a substitute teaching program that includes recruitment, orientation, supervision, and evaluation....

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    The Teaching of Business Ethics and Politics and Social Values in the Adventist College Business Curriculum - A Conceptual Model Tertiary-Lifelong
    Higgs explores the current business environment, discusses literature on the need for the teaching of ethics, reviews teaching of business ethics in secular universities, and gives a conceptual model for business ethics in Christian institutions.

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    They That Be Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    G. L. Plubell encourages teachers to hold on to the special privilege it is to partner with God in recognizing human potential and developing moral character in their students.

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    Together Growing Fruitful Disciples - A Model for Discipleship Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Learn about the 'Together Growing Fruitful Disciples' framework, designed to help us think more clearly and deeply about the spiritual growth and maturity of ourselves and others as disciples of Jesus Christ. It is based on four processes in which all committed...

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    Tracking Admissions - Marketing Metrics Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Josephson presents the importance of tracking admissions of new and returning students in Christian education.

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    Transformation by Design - A Curriculum Development Resource for Christian Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    This handbook is "designed to help you develop curriculum from a biblical perspective. This resource has been developed by a team of expert and experienced Christian educators from around Australia. It provides a model for developing curriculum in direct...

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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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    VG1 A megastudy of faith maturity and its relationship to variables within the home, school, and church Grade 6-Grade 12
    Concern with declining enrollment and commitment in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United States and Canada led to one of the largest studies ever undertaken by any church group. The research involved nearly 11,000 6th through 12th grade youth and another...

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    VG1 A synopsis of the Valuegenesis Study of faith maturity and denominational commitment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Concern with declining enrollment and commitment in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United States and Canada led to one of the largest studies ever undertaken by any church group. Searth Institute, a non-denominational Minneapolis research firm, was commissioned...

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    VG1 Measuring faith maturity: Reassessing valuegenesis and development of a denomination-specific scale Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Valuegenesis Faith-Maturity Scale and two related short-form scales developed for mainline Protestant use were evaluated for validity for Seventh-day Adventists. Inappropriate items were identified using statistical procedures and results from a survey...

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    VG1 Researching faith maturity questions on methods and findings of valuegenesis Grade 6-Grade 12
    Kijai interviews Donahue regarding the methodology of the Valuegenesis I study of students attending Grades 6-12 in North American Adventist schools

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    VG2 The relationship between faith maturity, intrinsic and extrinsic orientations to religion and youth ministry involvement Grade 6-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between faith maturity, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and youth ministry involvement. We used data from Valuegenesis II, a North American national survey of youths attending Seventh-day Adventist...

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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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    What If Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This delightful, very practical set of faith integration examples for K-12 teachers is organized by discipline.

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    What is Distinctive about SDA Education? Preschool-Lifelong
    This one-page article addresses the questions: "What is distinct about Adventist education? Are we just another Christian school that has a Bible class in the curriculum?" Share with school staff, parents, church members, school board members as...

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    When Faith and Knowledge Clash - Leveraging the Tension to Advance Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    How should Adventist educators relate to the dissonance between Christian belief and secular knowledge? This article explores four opportunities where cognitive dissonance provide both occasion and motivation for learning and growth in college science education....

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    Why Have Adventist Education? Preschool-Lifelong
    George Knight proposes six reasons for Adventist education in the early 21st century: it introduces the student to the Bible as a framework for thinking and evaluating; it introduces young people to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior; at its best, it leads students...

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    Would Jesus Give an F? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores a variety of Bible texts to consider Jesus' perspective on assessment in contrast with modern methods of assessment. It also provides Christlike alternatives that could enhance student learning and encourage teachers to emulate Jesus...