North American Division publications recently included the following articles that may be of interest to Adventist educators. Enjoy reading!
Is Gentleness Taught or Caught? By Manual Vitug
How can you model gentleness to your students? This article includes six specific tips.
Faculty’s Professional Development Impacts Students by Highland View Academy
Does professional development matter? The examples in this article prove it can!
New WWU Peer-Reviewed E-Journal to Cultivate Inclusivity in Education by T. Brooke Sample
Walla Walla University’s Center for Educational Equity and Diversity is seeking submissions for their new peer-reviewed journal. “Potential topics include special education and inclusion, gender and ethnic representation, discrimination by race, ethnicity, educational processes, and more.”
School Health Fairs Serve Their Communities by Cynthia Mendoza
Read how two schools found a unique way to help those around them.
Forestry Class Explores Nature – God’s Second Book by Potomac Conference
These kindergarten and first grade students benefit from regular, structured outdoor study and exploration.
Students Learn, Practice Law in Symposium by Pine Forge Academy
Practicing jurists collaborated to provide high school students with a Law Day Symposium, complete with a mock trial.
Weight Loss Journey Teaches a Teacher the Value of Never Giving Up by Emily Roque Cisneros
A wellness class proved to be life changing for this (at the time) preservice teacher.
Making a Difference by Karen Knowless
Learn how the Assist mentoring program benefits students and the senior mentors.
Atlantic Union Schools: Back to their Roots by Trevor Schlisner
An agricultural learning and labor program “promotes health, appeals to all learning styles, and best of all, it reveals the loveliness of our Creator, God.” Read how schools in the Atlantic Union are being brought back to their Eden roots.
Academies Pursue Rock-Solid Connection by Larry Hiday
This example out of the Oregon conference describes a great way for sister schools to begin building a relationship of unification in Christ rather than competition.
Stem Program Keeps Benefitting Students, Community by Highland View Academy
As a certified STEM school, this Maryland academy offers a program allowing its students to graduate with STEM certification. Along with core classes, electives, and an internship, participants are involved in an outreach program.