Learning and Teaching Materials Archive

Religions in My Neighborhood

Religions in My Neighborhood is a curriculum designed for K-4 Students by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. It includes lesson plans about respecting others’ beliefs, and is compatible with Common Core standards, teaches inclusion. The curriculum is aligned with national English & Social Studies standards and can be purchased on the site>>

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COEXIST is an interactive conflict resolution curriculum for high school students based on the case study of two Nigerians – one Muslim and one Christian – who were once at war with each other and came to use their respective religions as resources for conflict resolution.
On the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, a sample lesson [...]

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Changing Seasons, Changing World

This interreligious guidebook is created for teachers in the grades K-6 interested in bringing issues of religious diversity into their classrooms. The lessons and activities explore connections between the changing seasons and the ways they are celebrated around the world.
On the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding a sample lesson can be downloaded and the entire [...]

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Disaster Tip Sheets for U.S. Religious Leaders

Project Interfaith have just updated some resources, including adding some disaster tip sheets for U.S. religious leaders. Each Tip Sheet offers religious leaders in the U.S. all-hazards best practices and resource links about disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery – specifically of relevance to religious leaders, faith communities and faith-based organizations.

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

“This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, [...]

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DEMOCRACY AND RELIGIONS – From one prayer to another

The ambition of this Radio Canada International project is to examine and understand how different religions coexist in Canada.
Through audio and video features, interviews with religious leaders and the round-table discussions, seek to highlight the spirit of religious diversity in a country that has no official religion and promotes multiculturalism. Additionally, it is shown through [...]

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Difference Differently

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 [...]

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Mind the Gap – UNESCO Game

You’re invited to play this new UNESCO data game, Mind the Gap. Create an avatar and take a trip around the world to learn about inequalities in education. Education is a human right.
The game is available in Spanish, French and English

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How to Have a Conversation

Project Interfaith has created this guide that sets helpful ground rules for personal conversations about faith and belief to ensure productive and meaningful interaction.

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One Nation, Many Beliefs

A new Teaching Tolerance lesson for 3-5 graders available now. The lesson is an opportunity for students to learn about many belief systems and consider the benefits of religious freedom. Click here for more information>>

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