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    NAD Modern Languages Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching French, German or Spanish to Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rationale, essential learning objectives for each major subtopic, and teacher resource listing of national and international support organizations,...

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    NAD Standards for High School Science Courses Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    Download the performance standards for Science courses in North American Adventist high schools: Earth Science Physical...

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    Standards for North American Adventist Elementary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Find the NAD standards for student learning, organized by subject. These standards, "what learners should know (content) and be able to do (skills), serve as the framework for curriculum development."

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    A Biblical Foundation Course Design Model That Works - Teaching Millennials in Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains the importance of incorporating a biblical worldview across all courses in higher education. It describes seven steps for developing courses that contain a biblical worldview, including detailed instructions and figures showing examples...

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    A Resource Center Is Born Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Outlines the impetus, background, and organization of the Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators--CIRCLE.

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

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    Adventist Heritage: Required or Optional? Tertiary
    This article focuses on mandating Adventist heritage education on the tertiary level as the first step in solving the problem of ignorance of Adventist students concerning the history of Adventism. The author examines why Adventist history should be taught,...

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    Creating Units of Study Using an Adventist Biblical Foundation Design Model Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop shared a "step-by-step model to design units of study from a biblical foundation. Here is a practical model to assist teachers with unit planning from a biblical foundation and then connecting to that foundation...

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    Curriculum Design and Children's Learning at Church Preschool-Grade 4
    "This study investigated the relationship between curriculum design and children’s learning in church. Participants in this study included 12 six-year-old children attending two different Sabbath school classes in the same Midwestern Seventh-day...

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    Driving the Data in our Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read the presentation for this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, which was "designed to help participants to understand the necessity of data driven instruction based on meaningful curricula, distinguish various assessment data to identify clear and...

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    Fostering Creative Skills for Students Using Project-Based Learning Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This paper "points out the roles played by instructors and learners to promote creative thinking using project-based learning, and the challenges they encounter." It also "provides the ways learners participate in this process in order to...

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    Getting to the Core - Redesigning the General Education Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines the need for, the benefits of, a description of, and the process for developing a coherent general education curriculum at the undergraduate level in Adventist colleges. It also suggests the aims of a restructured core curriculum, an...

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    Handbook for Teacher Assistants - North Pacific Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This handbook is designed to outline the role of the teacher's assistant. Topics include: Role of a Teacher Assistant; Job Description of a Teacher Assistants; Tips on How to Be a Teacher Assistant; The Six- to Ten-Year-Old Child; The Ten-to- Fourteen-Year-Old...

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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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    Integration of Faith and Learning through Curricular Design - Interdisciplinary, Team Taught General Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Schmidt discusses how faith and learning can occur when educators redesign the curriculum to include an interdisciplinary and team taught approach. This paper was presented at the 21st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    JAE Editorial: Pathways to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Guest editor Erma Lee describes the new reading program for the North American Division. Pathways: Journey to Excellence Through Literacy is a reading program adapted from the Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company's core program and developed specifically...

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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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    Making Change for the 21st Century - AE21 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides the philosophical premise for Adventist Education for the 21st Century (AE21), a curriculum initiative designed to produce change in curriculum, design, and instruction within the Adventist educational system in North America.

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    NAD Fine Arts Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching the fine arts in elementary grades. It includes philosophy, purpose statement, scope and sequence, terminology, time line, activities, history, and sample objectives for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely...

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    NAD Health Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching health principles and practice to grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, and descriptions of major subtopics. NOTE: Rather than rely on older curriculum guides, NAD teachers should consult the NAD...

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    NAD Mathematics Curriculum Guide K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This NAD curriculum guide outlines the Adventist philosophy and rationale in maths education K-12, spiritual concepts, goals, and specific objectives for each subtopic for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely on older curriculum guides, NAD...

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    NAD Physical Education Curriculum Guide K-12 Grade 1-Grade 8
    The Physical Education Curriculum Guide for NAD Adventist schools grades K-12 outlines the standards/goals, learning objectives, essential performance benchmarks, assessment examples and criteria, and resource references for physical education. This document...

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

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    This curriculum guide was designed for teachers of Grades 9-12 Social Studies courses. It includes rationale, goals, skills list, and a scope and sequence for each major subtopic: US Government, US History, World History, World Geography, Economics, Multicultural...

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2005 40-page NAD curriculum guide includes the Adventist philosophy guiding Social Studies education, general goals, strands and essential learnings in history, civics and government, geography, economics, individuals, society and culture. Appendix A...

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    NAD The Integrated Language Arts Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A curriculum guide for teaching language arts to grades K-8 in NAD Adventist elementary schools. It includes the philosophy, an introduction, and objectives for each major subtopic and grade level. Subtopics include: Grammar, Composition, Listening and Speaking,...

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    Staying Mission-Centered: How a Curriculum Development Model Can Help Keep Online Courses Focused Tertiary-Lifelong
    Designed as a guide for creating online curricula and instruction, the Mission Infinity Model helps clarify the complex process of designing and developing online courses. This model divides the design process into two parallel phases: thinking and doing.

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    Teaching Principles of Jesus, Part 1, An Introduction Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents Jesus' life and ministry as an ideal model for Christian educators, and seeks to identify and examine the teaching principles that guided His life. Principles discussed include: meditation, personalized instruction, inquiry, teaching...

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    The empirical development of a curriculum on faith development Tertiary-Lifelong
    Problem: Professional and lay leaders in the Seventh-day Adventist church need to be sensitive to the dynamics of faith development as it interfaces with human development over the life span, and with its practical implications. Currently, there is...

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    The formal, the planned, and the learned curriculum in an elementary education methods course for mathematics - Three perspectives on course content Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One of the most common questions mathematics teachers hear from their students is a question of content value: "When am I ever going to use this?" This research paper looks at the question of content value for students enrolled in an elementary methods...

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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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    VAMPIRE Curriculum Development Model Preschool-Lifelong
    Paul Brantley's curriculum development model succinctly packs a series of key words into acronyms that form a whole (VAMPIRE) that is easy to remember, and use as a checklist in developing curriculum at any level.