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Education Resources

Adventist Colleges and Universities – This Web site provides information on the 15 Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
AdventSource – AdventSource online helps you find materials for your ministry.
AVLN (Adventist Virtual Learning Network) Summer Ed Tech Class Schedule – These classes are set up in an active learning format that requires participation in online class discussions and projects.
Circle – Circle is the Seventh-day Adventist clearinghouse for curriculum and other instruction resources.
Dictionary – provides reliable access to millions of word definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and translations
Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)
DVDs – Atlantic Union Conference 2009 Pastors and Teachers Convention, Providence, Rhode Island – DVD’s are available from the Atlantic Union Office of Education. They are $10/two DVD set.
DVDs – NAD 2006 National Teachers Convention, Nashville, Tennessee – DVD’s are available from your local union office of education. If you would like a set and do not have access to a union office, they are $10/two DVD set – from the NAD Office of Education.
 •Early Childhood Education and Care Start-up Kit – The Atlantic Union Conference Early Childhood Education and Care Start-up kit serves as a tool for exploring the possibility of providing an ECEC program under the umbrella of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Eye on Education – practical reference books for teachers, principals, administrators, and other educators.
Free Web Sites for Schools – The North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists is pleased to provide every school in Bermuda, Canada, and the United States with a free professionally designed, user-friendly website!
Math support
NAD TDEC Webinars – TDEC Webinars are free to teachers looking to expand their technology skills in a wide variety of areas.
Professional Growth Books
The North American Division Office of Education’s annual listing of professional growth books.
Spelling City — all Pathways words imbedded in a free support program –
WordPerfect Office Suite Available – The North American Division Office of Education (NADOE) has secured rights to distribute Corel WordPerfect Office Suite X3 to all official Adventist schools in the NAD. Contact the Atlantic Union Conference Office of Education to secure the disk.
www.quizlet.com – A free, Web-based tool designed to help students learn and practice vocabulary.
www.pbs.org/teachers – The front door for all educational resources and services that PBS offers – including thousands of free lesson plans, professional development, videos, blogs, and more.
www.c-spanclassroom.org – A place for teachers/students to track the issues and candidates in the 2008 presidential campaign
www.marcopolo-education.org – Like the Venetian explorer for whom it’s named, this website travels to faraway places and finds treasures of knowledge. It has hundreds of lesson plans, as well as lots of professional development and training material. The Verizon Foundation runs it.
www.curriki.org – This was created by the computer giant Sun Microsystesm. Think Wikipedia for educators, students, adminsitrators, and parents. It was just launched last year and is considered an “open source curriculua.” It offers educational materials for K-12 students in a wide range of classroom topics as a collaborative site. It can be reviewed and modified by users depending on their needs.
www.history.org – You can do a virtual tour of Colonial Williamsburg with representations of practially every facet of life having to do with the New World colonization. Also check out the National Geographic, the Louvre, Smithsonian Institution, or New York’s Tenement Museum. Or for a small fee per school, you could try the virtual field trips coming out of Ball State University in Muncie, Indian. Students can track migrating sea turtles, go into and around Africa, study the inner workings of Houston’s Johnson Space Center, or go to places like Chesapeake Bay to drop in on the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. (Use your search engine to find these sites.)