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An Adventist Approach to Cognitive Science
Cognitive science, the study of the mind, brain, and thinking, is the basis for evidence-based teaching practices. However, popularization of cognitive science can sometimes introduce ideas that hamper student learning and undermine Adventist educational philosophy....
Identifying Factors that Affect Higher Educational Achievements of Jamaican Seventh-day Adventists
"This mixed-method explanatory research examined factors that influenced Jamaican Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) members to pursue higher education. It sought to investigate whether the source of the motivation is tied to the Church's general philosophy...
Pacific Union Nutrition Guidelines for Parents
Download PUC-created Nutrition Guidelines for Parents of children attending Adventist schools (or the accompanying guidelines for school lunches) free, or order a copy on CD from the Pacific Union Conference Office of education. The members of the PUC Curriculum...
Seventh-day Adventists and Scholarship
This paper is a revision of a statement prepared for the International Conference on Faith and Science in 2004. It defines Christian scholarship, highlights the importance of scholarship to Adventist education and to the church itself. It also outlines the...
The Church and Military Service
In this article from the JAE special higher education issue, the question of the Christian's relationship to war and violence is discussed. The traditional position has been noncombatancy and a high respect for human life. The October 1972 Annual Council action...
Toward Gender-Inclusiveness in Adventist Education
This article appeals for Adventist education to be gender-inclusive. This includes strategies, teaching materials, teaching practices, vocational awareness, and role modles. Adventist schools, committed to educating the whole person, must not follow modern...
Why Teach Cultural History?
Cultural and intellectual history puts us in a position of strength by making us more aware of our identity, individually and collectively. It is important to broaden our concept of history, as young people are culturally ignorant. Cultural history affords...