October 20, 2021—12pm (ET) Ashley Berner, Director of the Institute for Education Policy at Johns Hopkins University. What is the difference between “exposure” and “indoctrination?” American school systems confuse the two. This session will explore why, and what we can do about it, by comparing the structure and content of
November 16, 2021 — 4pm (ET) Brie Laskota, Executive Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion 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
December 14, 2021 — 12pm (ET) An international panel of scholars will provide an overview of how several European countries teach about religion. The panelist will discuss the structure and curriculum of Religious Education (RE) courses in their contexts and offer insights into current trends in research and practice. The
During the academic year, the REC hosts regular speakers to share their work in the field of religion and education. We encourage members to share work-in-progress and to suggest topics or speakers of interest.
Events are open to all REC members at no cost.
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.