July 2005

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  • Editor's Note

    July 01, 2005
    The teachers whose profiles appear on the following pages were nominated by an educator, either an administrator, staff member or fellow teacher. While these people are the ones profiled, they represent the 609 elementary and secondary teachers wh...
  • Clear in Her Vision

    July 01, 2005
    Name: Kathy RoosmaBorn: Los Angeles, CaliforniaEducation: San Gabriel Academy, 1971Walla Walla College, 1975Major: Business EducationSchool: Orcas Christian SchoolTeaches: Primary Room, ages 6–9Kathy Roosma and her husband, Tom, are on the teachin...
  • Editor's Note

    July 01, 2005
    The teachers whose profiles appear on the following pages were nominated by an educator, either an administrator, staff member or fellow teacher. While these people are the ones profiled, they represent the 609 elementary and secondary teachers wh...
  • Clear in Her Vision

    July 01, 2005
    Name: Kathy RoosmaBorn: Los Angeles, CaliforniaEducation: San Gabriel Academy, 1971Walla Walla College, 1975Major: Business EducationSchool: Orcas Christian SchoolTeaches: Primary Room, ages 6–9Kathy Roosma and her husband, Tom, are on the teachin...
  • More Heroes

    July 01, 2005
    Name: Anita RobertsEducation: Southwestern Adventist University (Keene, Texas), 1988, B.S. in Elementary Education, Minor in MusicSchool: Lake City Jr. Academy, Coeur d’Alene, IdahoTeaches: Grades 1 and 2Knowing that I teach life skills, not only ...
  • Heroes in the Classroom

    After 50 years of either being taught by or working with Adventist teachers, I’ve identified six things the truly outstanding teachers all have in common.1. They build relationships with their students one child at a time. Students of great teache...
  • More Heroes

    July 01, 2005
    Name: Anita RobertsEducation: Southwestern Adventist University (Keene, Texas), 1988, B.S. in Elementary Education, Minor in MusicSchool: Lake City Jr. Academy, Coeur d’Alene, IdahoTeaches: Grades 1 and 2Knowing that I teach life skills, not only ...
  • Heroes in the Classroom

    After 50 years of either being taught by or working with Adventist teachers, I’ve identified six things the truly outstanding teachers all have in common.1. They build relationships with their students one child at a time. Students of great teache...
  • Cover

    July 01, 2005
    Ken Smith, Rivergate Adventist School first- and second-grade teacher, works with first-grader David Cruiz. GLEANER photo.
  • Honoring Their Intelligence

    July 01, 2005
    Name: Ed StarkebaumBorn: Grand Junction, ColoradoEducation: Campion Academy, 1966Walla Walla College, 1971Major: ReligionMinors: Psychology, HistorySchool: Mt. Ellis AcademyTeaches: Bible, American History, U.S. Government, Introduction to Auto Ma...
  • Cover

    July 01, 2005
    Ken Smith, Rivergate Adventist School first- and second-grade teacher, works with first-grader David Cruiz. GLEANER photo.
  • Honoring Their Intelligence

    July 01, 2005
    Name: Ed StarkebaumBorn: Grand Junction, ColoradoEducation: Campion Academy, 1966Walla Walla College, 1971Major: ReligionMinors: Psychology, HistorySchool: Mt. Ellis AcademyTeaches: Bible, American History, U.S. Government, Introduction to Auto Ma...
  • Like Lighting a Fire

    Name: Ken SmithBorn: Alamosa, ColoradoEducation: Columbia Academy, Class of ‘69Portland State University, Class of ‘78Major: Elementary EducationMasters: Class of ’81, with reading endorsementSchool: Rivergate Seventh-day Adventist SchoolTeaches: ...

Others

  • Did You Know Quiz Answers

    July 01, 2005
    ANSWERS1. In the ear. The stirrup or stapes bone. It is about the size of a grain of rice.2. Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, there are seven with Costa Rica and Panama (sing to tune of "Mexican Hat Dance").3. Clavicle, phalang...
  • Quiz Questions

    July 01, 2005
    The teachers profiled on pages 7–9 wrote these questions. Questions 1–5 and 11–15 come from first- through third-grade classes. Questions 6–10 come from academy Bible classes. Can you answer them? Check your answers on page??.1. Where is the small...
  • Who Are the Heroes?

    There are stories of heroes in all cultures across all ages. Yet many today lament the lack of heroes. Could it be that too many people are looking for heroes in the wrong places? Athletes, actors, musicians and models aren't heroes — they're cele...
  • Did You Know Quiz Answers

    July 01, 2005
    ANSWERS1. In the ear. The stirrup or stapes bone. It is about the size of a grain of rice.2. Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, there are seven with Costa Rica and Panama (sing to tune of "Mexican Hat Dance").3. Clavicle, phalang...
  • Quiz Questions

    July 01, 2005
    The teachers profiled on pages 7–9 wrote these questions. Questions 1–5 and 11–15 come from first- through third-grade classes. Questions 6–10 come from academy Bible classes. Can you answer them? Check your answers on page??.1. Where is the small...
  • Wise and Otherwise

    In a parking lot I recently witnessed a car and a pickup roll toward the same parking space. Both were obviously determined to seize it. A grizzly mountain man rolled down his window in his one-ton pickup. Then an Ivanna Trump look-alike rolled do...

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