Grade 8 Archive
This article talk sabout religion and religious education in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland's schools have traditionally been separately associated with one or other of its dominant Christian traditions, Catholic or Protestant. The vast majority of children (over 90%) attend the school associated with their own cultural-religious community. While some have argued that this separateness has [...]
This website gives an overview of the many activities by the New York Public Library that provide artistic, religious, educational and other aspects of the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Brooke Bemowski of Robert A. Millikan High School, was selected as the first-place winner of the 2010 Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge in Los Angeles. In addition to the publication and distribution of her book, Brooke will receive a $5,000 scholarship, which she will use toward her collegiate studies this fall – she plans to [...]
Largely text-based site with sections which are differentiated for primary and secondary students. Teachers can find glossary of the commonly used Hindu expressions, explanations of Hindu practices, beliefs and worship, as well as the links to other related resources.
The NGO Entreculturas offers a wide range of resources for intercultural and human rights education as lessons, videos, interactive resources, texts and audiovisual materials.
Sing Up offers songs, music and lyrics to teach and inspire pupils on intercultural and religious education. The organization consideres that singing improves learning, confidence, health and social development, having the power to change lives and help to build stronger communities.
IREX and IREX Europe worked with local counterparts on the Mobile Documentary Cinema on Democracy and Islam in Bangladesh project to produce a documentary video looking at key issues confronting youth in the country. The video was then circulated to villages to spur discussion. Almost 10,000 Bangladeshis have seen the film and participated in the [...]
This teaching and learning resource for teachers can help students develop a deeper awareness and understanding of other cultures and faiths within the Southeast Asia-Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) region. The aim of the resource is for students to identify the commonalities and appreciate the differences within and between societies. Subjects covered include food, clothing, [...]
Rabbis for Human Rights offer several articles and reflections about human rights and Judaism. The writings are especially focused on Human Rights and reconciliation in Israel the Palestine Occupied Territories.