The American Academy of Religion (AAR) will host four online workshops, initiating conversations about the fostering of religious literacy on college campuses. Based on the AAR’s “Religious Literacy Guidelines: What U.S. College Graduates Need to Understand about Religion,” the workshops will examine elements of religious literacy that contribute to a basic level of cultural competency […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, 5–6:15 p.m. (Pacific Time) – ONLINE Presenter: Kate Soules, PhD—Director, Religion & Education Collaborative Increased teacher education and knowledge are critical for improving the understanding and treatment of religion in U.S. public schools and public life. Dr. Soules will discuss a five-part framework that will help teachers to respond confidently to […]
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.