Dar al Islam Teachers’ Institute

The 33rd Teachers’ Institute is from June 19 to July 2, 2022. Our goal is to enable educators to teach about Islam with greater confidence. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the basic tenets of Islam, and see firsthand how Islam works in the daily lives of the program’s Muslim faculty and staff. Through discourse, […]

Practicing Pluralism: Religion, Culture, and the Arts for Secondary Social Studies & ELAR Educators

Boniuk Institue for Religious Tolerance Presents Summer 2022 Online Religious Literacy Professional Development Series: June 27-30, 2022 Religious literacy, tolerance, and understanding depend on the study and practice of pluralism, from local to global levels, especially as multicultural democracies around the world are under stress. This online professional development course for secondary social studies and […]

Online Religion Literacy Summer Institute for Educators from Harvard Divinity School

Self-Paced Course and Live Online Program Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28, 2022 1-5 pm Eastern Time About the 2022 Summer Institute The Religious Literacy Summer Institute for Educators is an annual intensive professional development program for in-service educators at the high school and community college level. Educators are introduced to methods for teaching about religion […]

Online Workshop for Educators: Climate Justice and Religious Literacy

This spring Religion and Public Life at Harvard Divinity School (RPL) is offering free online workshops for educators on religious literacy, place-based knowledges and climate justice. Each workshop includes a self-paced module as well as a live session. Climate Justice and Religious Literacy Live Workshop: Friday, May 6th, 2022, 1-5pm EST The climate crisis is, […]

Webinar Series for K-6 Educators: Tanenbaum’s World Olympics Curriculum

Free Webinars for K-6 Educators The Olympic Games are a powerful example of an event where people with vast differences and remarkable similarities come together in the spirit of respect and goodwill. World Olympics builds on this popular event to teach social and emotional skills of respect for religious and cultural differences.  We are proud to present the […]

Faculty Seminar – Faiths and Ferocity: Research and Teaching Exchanges between Genocide Studies and Interreligious Studies

The ICJS inaugural Faculty Seminar will bring together scholars working in universities and seminaries who research and/or teach in Interreligious Studies or Genocide Studies. Seminar participants will examine encounters between these two areas of study and consider how methodological approaches in both fields can challenge and enrich one another in our teaching and scholarship.

Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance 2021 Online Professional Development

Exploring Critical Historical Themes in Religion & Culture for Secondary Social Studies and ELA Educators Learn with Rice scholars online through deeper dives into religion and science, religion and climate, religion and immigration, religion and indigenous and pagan traditions, religion and sectarianism, First Amendment best pedagogical practices, and much more, including Story Map and ELA […]