In Adventist News: July-September 2020

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

In Adventist News October 29, 2020

Successful Partnerships Between Church and School by Leidamae Muse
Written by a principal, this feature describes how “we all belong to one Body working together toward common goals.” The article includes examples of ways for schools to get involved with church, and churches with schools.

Part of Wearing a Mask Is Washing a Mask: Here’s the Best Way by DonaJayne Potts
With many schools requiring face coverings, proper laundering is crucial. These detailed instructions from a professor of environmental microbiology can be shared to protect your students and staff.

NAD Launches New Science Textbook by Dennis Plubell
With more than 700 pages of quality, research-based information, “ByDesign Biology provides a coherent science curriculum acknowledging God as Creator. It extends the curriculum of the successful Adventist elementary science series produced in recent years.”

My School, My Church, and Cyber Security Risks by Adventist Risk Management
For schools continuing with an online delivery format, the increased risk of a cyber security breach should be considered. Read how to protect your school’s network and information.

Above and Beyond: Adventist Education and the Teachers That Make It Unique by Makala James
The missionary spirit of teachers “not only helps the students succeed, but it also reflects in their lives as they learn by example to live with an attitude of Christian service.”

The Emergency Remote Learning Shift by Jay Wintermeyer
“Here in the Northwest, Adventist education has not gone unscathed. And yet, there remains a silver lining through the rapid shift to emergency remote learning.”

Adventist Churches and Schools as Centers of Influence by Paul Musafili
Using Christ’s method, we can impact our communities for eternity.

Amid Transformation, Adventist Education Offers “Something Better” by Louann Howard
One way to describe 2020 is to say it has been a year of transformation. This article describes how educators in the Mid-America Union adapted to the needs of their families and what was learned in the process. Additional articles in this issue also feature education.

Teaching for the Love of It by Amanda Matthews
This short, inspiring read includes an acrostic of the meaningful things teachers do.


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