Seeking Balance in a World of Extremes
Never before has the message that true education is to “train young people to be thinkers, and not mere reflectors of other people’s thought” been as relevant as it is today.
Age-appropriate Experiences and Rituals That Help Students Encounter God
The origins of some Christian faith-based rituals or practices can be traced back to Adam and Eve’s experiences in the Garden of Eden: a weekly rest day (Genesis 2:2); marriage (Genesis 2:24); and daily communication with God (Genesis 3:8). For 21st-century Christians, these rituals help to maintain and develop faith and enhance their spiritual lives.
Cost-Effective Collection Development in the Digital Age:
Considerations for Academic Libraries
Are print or electronic books the most economical option for academic libraries? Given the different qualities associated with print and electronic books and the varied processes involved in making them available to readers, college and university librarian must consider cost-effective strategies for expanding library holdings.
Protecting Student Privacy: Learning From COVID-19
Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 stay-at-home orders shuttered K-12 schools and institutions of higher education (HE) and educators were expected to rapidly employ educational “triage” to move a generation of kindergarten to graduate-level students into remote education.
Supporting the Learning, Growth, and Success of Our Students in the Face of Trauma
Educators are adept at meeting the academic, social-emotional, and spiritual needs of the students they serve. However, teachers and administrators also need to be concerned about the impact of trauma on children and their ability to perform and thrive in the educational setting.
Ellen White and the Role of Research
What was Ellen G. White’s view of research? This is a relevant question for Adventist education as a whole, and for Adventist students and teachers engaged in research in all areas of study. This article is the third in a series on biblical foundations for research. See A Biblical Perspective for Research (Part 1) and Research and the Search for Truth (Part 2).
Classroom Media Literacy Tools for Combating Disinformation and Fake News
While in the past students previously used more books and encyclopedias to conduct their research and complete their schoolwork, most now use online search engines such as Google. For this reason, media literacy is an essential component of the curriculum, helping students to readily identify mis-information, dis-information, and mal-information.
Transitioning to Online School During the COVID-19 Pandemic:
San Gabriel Academy Educators Share Recommendations for Good Practice
Planning for any school year is a challenge, but planning for a pandemic year was not on the minds of the administration and faculty at San Gabriel Academy (SGA) in San Gabriel, California, U.S.A. Unknown territory has a way of producing challenges, often unanticipated, for which solutions must be created. SGA’s administration and faculty faced a number of those challenges and creatively designed solutions to meet them.