Grade 9 Archive
The interactive online resource, Difference Differently, launched by Together for Humanity, helps students and teachers explore the challenges and opportunities created by diversity. It provides 14 online modules in English, History, Geography and Civics and Citizenship for students in Years 3 to 10. Each module includes Teacher Notes, which provide Australian Curriculum links and class based [...]
The website contains guidelines on the teaching of religious education in a multi-faith city. It is complemented by schemes of work, lesson plans and teaching resources, including films, interactive games etc.
Learning to Live Together, is a resource material to nurture ethical values needed to learn to live together in plural societies.
This lesson is developed by Teaching Tolerance to offer a starting point for exploring religions and faiths around the world. The lesson is designed to encourage continuous and in-depth studies of the topics and includes activities and topics for the studies.
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief has developed these tools that promote reflection around attitudes and tolerance. The tools are created with the purpose to prepare students to have an open mind in the dialogs that they will have with the people around them.
The Huffington Post’s Religion section presents an interfaith, inclusive religious calendar, –along with photos – for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism.
Scriptural Reasoning (SR) represents a text study between Christians, Muslims and Jews. It is a practice whereby members of these faiths, in small groups, study together their own and each other’s sacred scriptures. The space created by the three faiths in study together is often likened to the Biblical ‘Tent of Meeting’.
This website is [...]
Knowledge about religions is not only a characteristic of an educated person, but it is also absolutely necessary for understanding and living in a world of diversity. Knowledge of religious differences and the role of religion in the contemporary world can help promote understanding and alleviate prejudice.
First Amandement Center recognizes that study about religion [...]
Diversity—An Educational Advantage Online Teacher Support Material (TSM) has been developed for use by teachers. A 2009 publication by Fethi Mansouri, Louise Jenkins, Michael Leach and Lucas Walsh, entitled Building Bridges: Creating a Culture of Diversity was distributed to all Victorian Secondary schools as a practical teaching and learning resource in the area of multiculturalism. [...]
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 [...]