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 […]
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.
The Resolution 1257 Organizing Committee invites you to join a press conference on Zoom on Thursday, March 4th, at 10:00 am ET announcing Resolution 1257 and the open letter calling members of the NY City Council to co-sponsor the resolution. Resolution 1257 calls on the NYC Department of Education to offer provide age-appropriate religious diversity curricula for […]
July 8, 2020 — Erin Reid (PhD Candidate, McGill) will share some preliminary results from interviews with both faculty and preservice teachers from her doctoral research investigating the role of religious literacy as an educational aim for civic competency for Canadian teacher education programs.
June 15, 2020 – Dr. W. Y. Alice Chan will help us begin our conversation by sharing her recent experience and lessons learned while discussing racism and religious literacy during an online dialogue based in the Vancouver area. There will be plenty of time for discussion and reflection as a group.
February 19, 2020 – Benjamin Marcus, Kate Soules, David Callaway — On Sept. 27, 2019, experts gathered at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., for a National Summit on Religion and Education to discuss the past, present and future of K-12 religious studies education in the United States.