Monday, March 21, 2022 — Bryan Kelley will discuss education policy at the state level in general, introduce some organizations and resources that provide helpful information on state education policy, and provide some examples and trends on legislative actions regarding religion seen in state education policy in recent years.
Religious Literacy Education Beyond Secondary Social Studies: Including English Language Arts in Secondary Teacher Professional Development
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 — Gayle Pagnoni, Program Director at the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University will discuss the expansion of her professional development program to include English Language Arts.
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 — A panel of educators from Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) will discuss their experiences of professional development about religious literacy.
December 14, 2021 — An international panel of scholars will provide an overview of how several European countries teach about religion
November 16, 2021 — Brie Laskota will discuss her recent report, Understanding Religious Literacy Content Creators and Providers in Education, Journalism, and New Media: A Report for the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, produced with the Inclusive American Project of the Aspen Institute.
October 20, 2021 — Ashely Berner discusses the difference between “exposure” and “indoctrination.” American school systems confuse the two. This session explores why, and what we can do about it, by comparing the structure and content of public education in our democratic peer nations.
Monday, Sept. 27 —Start another new year with the Religion & Education Collaborative!
June 21, 2021 – ReligionAndPublicLife.org is an emerging social learning community supporting researchers, educators, and institutions. Join its founder, Dr. Nathan C. Walker, for a demo of the platform.
May 24, 2021 — This study examines the relationship between multicultural education, English Language Arts standards, text-based discussions and student talk about religion within National Board certified teachers’ classrooms.
March 24, 2021 — A panel of current K-12 classroom teachers will share about their experience teaching about religion in both public and private schools.