Tool Boxes Archive
This Teaching Tolerance toolkit accompanies the article “Uncommon Ground,” and provides a classroom activity to celebrate diversity and build common ground by making personal story quilts.
The toolkit can also be used for inspiration in the classroom making use of a list of other articles from Teaching Tolerance, such as ‘Two Worlds, One School”.
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.
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 [...]
This website, contained within the 'Schools' section of the BBC website, contains numerous worksheets for teachers to use when teaching children about religions. Each of the major world religions is present and the worksheets are available in both PDF and GIF format.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The NGO Entreculturas offers a wide range of resources for intercultural and human rights education as lessons, videos, interactive resources, texts and audiovisual materials.
"Citizenship through… Religious Education" provides teachers with a springboard to great Citizenship lessons through ICT, PSHE, Geography and History at KS3, RE and English. Also available are Citizenship through work-related learning and enterprise and Citizenship through informed and responsible action.
The Tutorials for Peace Education elaborated by Educacion Sin Fronteras, NGO based in Spain, is a compilation of teaching materials for primary and secondary school related with intercultural education, respect for diversity, gender, poverty and human rights. Panels, interactive maps, games and illustrations are available on the web site. The tools are in English and Catalan.