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  • Adventist Resource
    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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    A Vision with a Task - Christian Schooling for Responsive Discipleship Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This insightful book reports on research based on eighteen Christian educators' answers this question: What one issue or aspect of Christian schooling is causing serious concern in your community today? "Because we believe Christian schools are places...

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    ABIDE - A Spiritual Master Plan for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This Spiritual Master Plan Guide is not just about events or a Bible curriculum, but rather seeks to show how a wholistic approach to everything we do can make all the difference to the spiritual lives of those in our school community." The principal...

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    Announcing Valuegenesis 3 Grade 6-Grade 12
    Gillespie introduces the third ValueGenesis study, which will continue to research faith, values and commitment of Adventist youth. This third wave will survey students in grades 6 through 12 attending Adventist churches and schools. Key findings from ValueGenesis...

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    Anytime Email and Work-Life Balance - An Exploration into the Views of Adventist Schools Australia Employees Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This study examines the effects of email intrusion on work-life balance from the perspective of a Christian faith-based organisation, which has the additional dimension of espousing a ‘healthy’ balance between work and life. A survey of...

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    Are Christian Schools Really Christian? Perceptions of Final Year Pre-service Teachers in Australia Grade 9-Grade 12
    “Final year pre-service teachers at a private provider of Christian higher education were surveyed to discover their perceptions of the special character of a wide spectrum of Australian Christian faith-based schools. . . . The results indicated that...

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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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    Book Review - Religious Education in Early Childhood Preschool-Grade 3
    In this TEACH journal book review, Fitzgibbon reviews the book Religious Education in Early Childhood, which focuses on "research, current issues, and opinions from new perspectives, to encourage and provoke discussion and reflection among early...

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    Chaplaincy in Christian Schools - Towards a Policy Platform for Productive Partnerships Preschool-Tertiary
    "Pastoral care or student wellbeing, as it is often referred to, now straddles educational institutions from early childhood centres to university graduate schools.2 Whether in the public, independent or Christian school sector, it appears no longer...

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    Christian School Counselling - Towards Conceptualising a Distinctive Paradigm Grade 1-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article "proposes there are inherent core understandings in the words 'Christian' and 'school' that make this type of counselling different. The writer argues for a Christian distinctive through a critical challenge put to contemporary...

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    Christian Schooling - Teachers’ Understanding of Purpose and Practice Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Based on research into Christian Education National teachers’ understandings of the purposes of Christian schooling and how students are exposed to Christianity within the school, including their classrooms, this research identified that, despite...

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

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    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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    Council for American Private Education - CAPE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    CAPE, of which NAD was a founding member, is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. Their newsletter is available online (3 months after publication), as well as subscription information,...

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    Does It Really Matter? Choosing a Bible Translation for Use in Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Which Bible translation is best for your school or classroom, and how can you make use of digital versions of the Bible? This article will discuss these issues and help your school make a choice, informed by each school’s heritage and needs of...

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    Editorial Vol 5 Issue 1: The Power of Wonder Preschool-Lifelong
    Lana Hibbard shares the amazement children have when learning new things and how important it is to introduce them to our amazing God.

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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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    Fostering the Development of Empathy in the Classroom - A Strategic Response to the Problem of Bullying Preschool-Grade 6
    "Describes the development of empathy within children and provides classroom-based interventions that will foster its development. The development of empathy is a complex process involving both cognitive and affective functioning and awareness. Various...

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

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    Instructional Strategies for the Integration of Faith and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor discusses methods of integrating faith and learning in all classes at a Christian school. This paper was presented at the 27th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    JAE Editorial - Building Bridges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial provides an introduction linking each article in this issue. Centered on discipleship and building bridges between church and school, pastors and educators, Christian education should focus on the holistic development of students as they come...

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    JAE Editorial: Spirituality - Rituals and Relationships Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The author introduces the featured topic of education and spirituality. Beyond instilling biblical knowledge, educators should model spiritual living in order to help their students to desire and build a personal experience with God. Articles include:

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    Joys, Tensions and Issues - Special Needs Provisions in an Australian, Christian, Education System 2009 / 2010 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This research project investigated the current provisions for students with special needs (SWSN) in a national, Australian, Christian school system (49 schools) during 2009–2010...In addition to the quantitative data reported via questionnaires,...

  • 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."

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    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Boards and Leadership blog Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "How the board interacts with the staff, how it makes decisions, and what issues it focuses on are important to the sustainability of the organization. We provide short, simple, useful guidance that makes board governance easier and improves organizational sustainability."

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    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Fundraising and Volunteer Management Blog Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Fundraising is the life-blood. Receiving a gift is helpful. The stronger the relationship with the donor the more helpful the gifts are. Strong relationships are what see us through the tough times. Organizations with strong relationships have found weathering the recent economic storm easier. This blog provides ideas for building and sustaining strong relationships."

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    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Leadership blog Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "[Being mission centric] is how one serves clients and fulfills the mission. It is how one creates a competitive advantage and becomes distinguishable from others. It is what the donors pay for. In short, it is why every nonprofit exists."

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    Missional Educational Leadership in Urban Settings Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Missionally minded educators are called to engage students, parents, and community members in a shared commitment to change…[which requires]: vision, contextualized behaviors, empowerment of students and others, intentional transformation, and God-honored commitment.”

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    Models of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Collier discusses the ministerial role of the school in the community, beginning on the inside with students.

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    On Interdisciplinary Learning Grade 7-Tertiary
    Considering the great literary masters, Heslop notes that "each author has his or her own background discipline and approach, but has an empathy for other disciplines." He encourages the extension of this to the school environment. His hope is for...

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    PBS - Prayer & Bible Study Kindergarten-Grade 10
    Here's a great idea for nurturing spiritual growth across grades, with daily family groups in a multigrade setting.

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    Relationship Between Involvement in Institutional Activities and Christian Life Commitment Among Undergraduate Students of a Christian University in Mexico Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study attempted to identify the extent to which Christian commitments of undergraduate students in a Mexican Christian university are related to their involvement in institutional activities, influential agents, and selected demographic variables. A descriptive...

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    Religiosity, school satisfaction, and the decision to teach in Christian schools - Evidence from American and Bahamian high schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study investigated (a) the importance of religiosity on school satisfaction and the decision of teachers and current students to remain and teach respectively in Christian schools; and (b) the influence of school satisfaction in Christian schools on the...

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    School Choice - What Motivates Parents Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With more private school options than ever before, many parents are now consumers looking to make an informed decision. What motivates them? Consider this study which "set out to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their...

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    School Choice - What Parents Choose Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Part 2 of 2. The researchers "sought to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their children using a mixed methods approach."

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    Socioscientific Issues - A Framework for Teaching Ethics Through Controversial Issues in Science Grade 5-Tertiary
    "As science progresses, new techniques and additional information present society with new situations that require ethical analysis and judgement. More than ever before educators of today face the challenge of preparing students with the knowledge...

  • Christian Resource
    Starting a Christian School Preschool-Grade 12
    "Without a good foundation, a structure will collapse." BJU provides guidelines to consider one year, 8-10 months, 4 months, and 1-2 months before opening a new Christian school.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 2 Issue 1: Christian School Characteristics Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, Rieger looks at two defining characteristics of Christian schools. Articles in this issue are titled: Issues in Studying the Bible in Secondary School Religion ClassesChristian School Counselling: Towards Conceptualising...

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    Teaching and Christian Worldview - The Perceptions of Teachers Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "This paper is based on teachers’ perceptions of Christian worldview. Specifically, it sought to understand how teachers integrate faith and learning utilising a Christian worldview, how they assess student understanding of Christian worldview,...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Begin with God Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents best help their children develop Christian character and 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...

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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 Religion versus Teaching Theology - An Unbalanced Emphasis? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article offers a distinction between religion and theology and seeks to show why Adventist educators need to rethink the need for religious instruction in our schools and colleges. It outlines what religious education should attempt to accomplish, the...

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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 Role of the Prinicipal - A Multifaceted Role Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The role of the principal is multidimensional and multifaceted. Sergiovanni (1999) describes aspects of the role as technical, human, educational, symbolic, and cultural, all requiring adequate attention if the role is to be performed well. Principals...

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    The Screwtape Strategies - Hamstringing the Impact and Influence of Christian Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "With acknowledgement to, and written in the spirit of C. S. Lewis’ Screwtape letters, using the literary device of inversion. Hopefully, the device should assist readers to gain insight into and question and critique the tactics used...

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

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    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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    Why Adventist Education - The Spiritual Nurture of Your Child Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is intentionally nurturing the spirituality of each child a priority in Adventist schools? This is the 5th in an 11-part series of articles written for parents of students attending Adventist schools. Undated, one page, ready to print or link parents to;...