In Adventist News: October-December 2021

North American Division publications recently included the following articles that may be of interest to Adventist educators. Enjoy reading!

In Adventist News December 30, 2021

God’s Classroom by Chevon Petgrave and Anita Ojeda
At Holbrook Indian School, students are deeply involved in planning and preparing for outdoor school. In addition to cross-curricular learning, outdoor school serves as “a multifaceted tool for priming student-teacher relations for each school year.”

The “Adventising” of Adventist Education: The Avondale Experiment — 4 by George R. Knight
This final installment concludes with a reminder of the need for continued interest and investment in our youth and schools.

South Atlantic Adapts “Finishing Strong 2021” School Evangelism Program by Vinette Brown Dye
Hosted by John Bradshaw of It Is Written and viewed more than 20,000 times, “the Finishing Strong program was initiated out of an urgent need to reach children and youth who had suddenly been displaced by being forced out of buildings with teachers who love and care for them, to continue learning at home, often alone, with nothing more than a virtual screen.”

Prepared and Determined to Face the Challenges by Lileth Coke
Atlantic Union Conference educators discuss necessary adjustments the pandemic brought to curriculum, individual instruction, professional development and more.

Live It and Give It by Becky St. Clair
This inspiring article shares the spiritual legacy of a lifelong teacher.

Great Teachers Do More Than Teach by Katelyn Agustin
Having been blessed by Adventist education as a student, the author, now a teacher, believes “that while it is essential to teach students what is found in the academic curriculum, it’s also vital to teach them the value in being able to use their education to positively impact the world by showing God’s love through their words and actions.”

The Rise of Adventist Elementary Schools — 1 by George R. Knight
The perspective that education is evangelism is as important today as it was in the early years of Adventist education.

Floral Crest Teacher Has Unique Teaching Style by Shane Hochstetler
Read how a pre-K/Kindergarten teacher in Alabama uses a puppet named Miss Maria to reinforce lessons, help students get along with each other, focus on Heaven, and much more.



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