DISCOVER the World’s Religions
Join us for an incredible program of discovery. Whether you are coming for professional, personal or educational reasons, what you learn will stay with you, influencing your connections with others and your understanding of the world around you.
Dar al Islam Teachers’ Institute
The 34th Teachers’ Institute is from July 9 to 22, 2023. The Dar al Islam Teachers’ Institutes have been held at our famous facilities in Abiquiu, New Mexico since 1994. 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 […]
Teaching for Peace – ISJS Summer Program
This 3-week experience is designed for K-12 teachers, educators who wish to integrate practical nonviolence into their lives, classrooms and schools.
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, […]
Online Workshop for Educators: Place-Based Knowledges 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 one-day live session. Place-Based Knowledges and Religious Literacy Online Workshop: Wednesday, April 6th, 2022, 1-5pm EST This moment of […]
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 […]
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.
Teacher Perspectives on Professional Development about Religious Literacy
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 — A panel of educators from Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) will discuss their experiences of professional development about religious literacy.