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Citizenship through… Religious Education

"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.

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The Sandwich Swap

This story is about two friends, Lily and Salma, who play together but have cultural differences. But does it mean that they can't be friends? They transcend these differences in their friendship. Based on Her Majesty Queen Rania's experience, the fable explores how becoming aware of differences leads to a strengthening of friendship. Her Majesty [...]

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Holocaust

Materials developed by Jewish Museum Educators can be used to supplement and enhance class' ongoing studies in history, art, and literacy.

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Encyclopedia of Shinto

This website provides a comprehensive dictionary of Shinto, a Japanese religion, in English and some other foreign languages. It offers not only articles but also pictures and short videos. 

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Mixitup Activity Booklet-early grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains different activities for students to learn about different topics related to tolerance, such as diversity, stereotypes, respect, and encouraging interactions with other students. The lesson plans included in this book are for various activities: A Hand of Friendship, Diversity Bingo, A Respect Activity, Getting to Know Each [...]

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Booklet: Making Friends,Being Friends

The Spring 2006 activity booklet contains lesson plans that illustrate to teachers how the themes in the Mix It Up program can be incorporated into certain discussions, events, and holiday celebrations. The lesson plans in this booklet are for activities titled: Mix It Up on Valentine’s Day, Mix It Up About Gender, Mix [...]

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Teaching about Religion

The web site is designed to assist teachers of middle grades and secondary level history and social science programs especially in the areas of teaching about religion in history, social studies, and religious studies.  It aims to encourage students toward open-minded and objective consideration of the diverse worldviews they may study in history, and the [...]

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Ed Helper

This web-page is an online subscription service, which provides a wide range of materials and inspiration to teachers and homeschooling parents, about world religions. It describes religions overall, but also has a more specific description of a long list of religions. The page also includes worksheets and printable versions. Some of the postings [...]

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Mixitup Activity Booklet middle & upper grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains activities and lesson plans for teachers to encourage students to assess social boundaries at school, challenge their schools’ group divisions, and assess the perceptions of different people. The activity Mix It Up Survey is an activity asking students to survey their school. Map It Out is an [...]

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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

"Background. Overview: Diversity and pluralism are hallmarks of our society. The plethora of traditions and values that share our continent are bound both to conflict with, and to enrich, one other. Each new group of immigrants challenges the mainstream to accept its religion and culture, and is challenged to keep its identity while getting along [...]

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