Engage Summer 2021

Published quarterly, Engage is the official newsletter for North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Education.

Engage Newsletter July 7, 2021

How the Secret Sauce in Adventist Education Saved My Life by Cryston Josiah
Through his own experience from primary grades to university, the author found “spiritual Seventh-day Adventist educators and pastors do indeed create an environment that allows for our children to receive the same biblical values that are taught by our Christian parents; create spaces where our kids can encounter God; and create opportunities for us to connect with spiritually-minded friends.”

Our Invitation by Arne Nielsen
“The Spirit of Prophecy provides an invitation for Adventist educators to make an eternal difference in the lives of its learners” as spiritual values are taught actively and intentionally.

What Our World Needs Now: Consumers or Producers? by Leisa Morton-Standish
As society changes, so has the workplace. This article explores how our educational system can adapt to harness this new reality. Included are ten ideas to help students “create more and consume less.”

How Is Zoom and Hybrid Digital Education Impacting Us – What Do Students Think? by Ernest Staats
“While technology has been a blessing to keep academic learning progressing during mandated times of social distancing and required isolation, what has its impact been on us and the students we serve?”

Transactional vs. Transformational Education by H. Stephen Bralley
“Education when viewed as an eternal and primarily spiritual endeavor reveals it to be a beautiful combination of the practical, spiritual, and natural relationship with a loving and wondrous Creator.”

Summer Self-Care for Educators by Evelyn Sullivan
After a very difficult year, what can you do to recharge during the summer months? These six suggestions will help start you on your self-care journey.

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Adventist Educator Blog editorial staff include a team working from each continent to curate Adventist education news, compile digest posts of Adventist education journal articles, and edit posts from Adventist educators in each world division.

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