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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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    Better Vision in the Body of Christ Grade 9-Lifelong
    The church benefits from eyes that are young, old, and different shaped and colored, to creatively respond to the near, the culturally specific, and the contemporary issues of our day. Like corrective lenses, vision is further sharpened by sound theology that...

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    Breaking Down Walls - Overcoming the Racial Barrier in Faith-based Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants in this 2018 NAD convention breakout session examined "what administrators/educators can do to overcome the barriers that limit effective classroom instruction and what they can do to develop more authentic cross-cultural relationships with...

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    Bridging the Gaps: The Need for Multicultural Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Multicultural education serves to make students aware of their own culture as well as that of the culture of others so as to interact effectively with others. Culture consists of one's ways of living, values, beliefs, patterns of thinking, behaviors, communication...

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    Building Community Out of Diversity Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article confronts the need for teachers and administrators to embrace and plan for diversity training in their school curricula. The author states that as a core part of God's design, diversity should lead to unity, not mere co-existence. Additional issues...

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    Clifton Church Community Assessment Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the findings of a study carried out in the community of the Clifton church in Cincinnati. The study profiled the demographics of the community and provided a community needs assessment. The presentation also provides ideas for planning...

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    Creating an Atmosphere for Tolerance and Understanding Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bob Egbert's article presents 13 classroom activities schools and teachers can use to help students develop attitudes of tolerance, while diffusing intolerance, prejudice, negative attitudes and stereotypes often demonstrated toward each other. The article...

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    Diversity With Inclusion: The Future of Seventh-day Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist educators can neither ignore nor escape the inevitability of the effects of the significant and dramatic demographic, cultural, and ethnic shifts on their educational mission and practice, institutional culture, pedagogy, and curriculum. Diversity...

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    Educating for Diversity - A Practical Issue Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is based on the theoretical approach and empirical background research on educational and social inclusion, carried out by the author, as a result of almost 10 years of academic research in different educational projects related to the subject.

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    Educational Leadership in the 21st Century: Challenges and Expectations Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A summary of major issues facing school leadership in the 21st century, this article posits that a clear understanding of the issues will enable Adventist educational administrators and teachers to prepare for the future. Topics include: Modeling Leadership;...

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    Engaging in Culturally Relevant Teaching - Lessons from the Field Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Culturally Relevant Teaching is a popular topic for discussion and research, and it continues to gain more traction through practical application in classrooms worldwide."

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    Engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students, Families, and Communities Preschool-Grade 12 New!!
    “The following guidelines are based on experience when working closely with and assisting staff at Carlisle Adventist Christian College Early Learning Centre who were exploring ways to connect with Traditional Owners and the broader Aboriginal and Torres...

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    How Does Human Activity Affect Species Extinctions? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article by William Hayes and Floyd Hayes focuses on the impact humanity has had on species extinction and the loss of biodiversity. The writers first summarize the history of human-caused extinctions, and then describe three key points of evidence that...

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    Implementing Christian Multicultural Education Grade 1-Tertiary
    Multicultural education needs to be more comprehensive than merely including racial/ethnic content in school curricula. The article discusses six types of interventions that can be instituted at all levels in order to overcome social, instructional, student,...

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    Inclusive Curricula, Pedagogies, and Environments in the Social Studies Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Defining learning outcomes is a primary challenge in teaching and learning about diversity; thus, adopting and practicing culturally responsive ideology responds to all students’ needs by focusing on inclusive curricula, pedagogies, and environments."

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Good Grades for U.S. Schools; Multicultural Sensitivity Needed; Value of After-School Programs; Handwriting Troubles; Child...

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    Making International Students Feel at Home on Your Campus Tertiary-Lifelong
    International students can greatly enrich a school's student body. Topics discussed in this article are the benefits of diversity, government regulations, Andrews University services for international students, adapting to life in a new country, and impacting...

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    Motivating Teens for Global Mission Grade 7-Grade 12
    "You Can Make a Difference" is a curricular unit on Adventist Global Mission for grades 7-12. The unit shares five ways of motivating youth to become interested and involved in missions: provide an example; use positive peer pressure; provide exposure;...

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    Multicultural Education - A Curriculum for Every Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can busy teachers integrate multicultural instruction into an already packed classroom curriculum? Janet Mallery suggests creative ways of broadening scope, highlighting linguistic similarities, using primary sources, enhancing the classroom environment,...

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    Multicultural Education: A Spiritual Imperative Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Because the Adventist church and school system is worldwide, Adventist educators need to be sensitive to the needs of students from multicultural and multi-ethnic origins. This article includes several universal rules for multicultural relations: smile; look...

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    Multicultural Teachers: Stories in Instructing Diverse Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Demographics changes have created dynamic, culturally diverse classrooms across North America, including the Adventist K-8 system. Many teachers often feel ill prepared to face the daily challenges that come with instructing a diverse group of learners. In...

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    Neighborhood: A Multicultural Simulation Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this article, the authors provide an example of how a social studies interactive simulation can provide opportunities for pre-service teachers, master teachers, parents, and students to collaborate in teaching cooperative learning skills. A simulation allows...

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    One World - World History in the College Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    World history is a necessity in this age of mass and instantaneous communications. This article explores the significance of integrating faith into the college history curriculum, and making the connection between missions and history. In this age of global...

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    Partnerships - Connecting Parent Involvement and Student Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    According to Norman Powell, "If Adventist schools are to continue to offer students superior education, they must actively recruit parents to participate in every aspect of school life." Student achievement is more dependent on parental participation...

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    Predicting seminary faculty engagement with multicultural education Tertiary
    Most multicultural theological education research has focused on theoretical or historical pieces and only on a few institutions. This study explored the personal, professional, institutional, and interactional predictors of seminary faculty engagement with...

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    Racism and Nationalism - The Biblical Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Any manifestation of racism, ethnocentrism, nationalism, tribalism, or casteism is unacceptable, not only from a humanitarian point of view, but also from a biblical perspective."

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    Religion and Positions on Public Issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States Tertiary
    The purpose of this article is to present the results of research into the relationship between religion and public issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S. The study describes Adventists' opinion on public issues, as well as their political identification...

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    Religious Liberty Education - Opening Windows on the World Grade 9-Tertiary
    Bert Beach discusses the teaching of religious liberty in Adventist schools. He advocates teaching religion to lift learners to a higher level of devotion, spirituality, love, tolerance, and understanding.

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    Resourcing the Local Church Tertiary
    This paper reveals information about resourcing the local church, which is a primary responsibility assigned to the North American Division. It shares past problems, findings of several surveys, and new strategies.

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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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    Should Adventist Colleges and Universities Differ from One Another? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The college and university demographic continues to change as students from Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, Eastern Europe, and Mexico immigrate to the United States. Atlantic Union College President Lashley posits that each of the church's institutions...

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    Talking and Listening Tertiary
    This paper presents an assessment for diversity at Loma Linda University. Its purpose was to find student views, strategies for change, and recommendations. It addresses policies, programs, practices, attitudes and expectations as areas, which can profoundly...

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    Teaching Diversity and Media Literacy through Drama Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session demonstrated "how dramatic texts can be useful tools for teaching diversity and media literacy in high school classrooms. The co-presenters [discussed] strategies for assignment design to meet NAD and Common Core...

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    Teaching strategies and adaptations of teachers in multiculturally diverse classrooms in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 schools in North America Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The rapid growth of diverse populations is affecting the educational system, and teachers often have not received training in multicultural education. The goal of this study is to document the multicultural teaching experiences of elementary...

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    The Role of a Historically Black College in Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    President Baker provides a brief history of Oakwood College as a historically black college (HBC), and shares insight into the role, direction, and purpose the college has taken. Baker posits that a historically black college in the Adventist context offers...

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    Understanding Learning Styles: An Elephant-Sized Task Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This articles discusses issues related to learning styles to help teachers to understand what is known about the learning process as well as what still remains a mystery. The basic reason for researching learning styles is to enhance student learning by recognizing...

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    Why You Need to Be Savvy About Learning Styles Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As student populations become more diverse, educators need to use a variety of teaching methodologies in an effort to help students learn how they learn best. Dorothy Patterson shares insights on how important it is for teachers to understand and accommodate...