Tag Archives: Hinduism

CFP Deadline: Feb 1, Kaufman Conference on Religious Traditions and Business Behavior, DC, USA

[ January 25, 2012 7:00 pm to February 1, 2012 7:00 pm. January 25, 2012 7:00 pm to February 1, 2012 7:00 pm. ] The Henry Kaufmann conference explores two central questions in the relationship between the world’s major religious traditions and the business behavior of adherents to those traditions:

First, what do the world’s major organized religious traditions – Protestantism, Catholicism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism – proscribe about business and financial ethics and behavior?
Second, how and why have business [...]

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Teddy’s Day Out

This resource is an interactive online quiz about six of the world's major religions. Children can choose a religion and then answer various trivia questions about the religion, including what symbols are associated with it, holy days and festivals, and notable figures.

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Hinduism for Schools

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.

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Secondary: Religious Education Teaching Resources

This collection of religious education resources includes lesson plans, activities, and worksheets developed by other secondary teachers and utilized in classrooms for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, and Post 16 students.  It covers basic concepts, beliefs, and other material. Religions covered include Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism as also other issues relevant to [...]

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National Qualifications: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies

This site has a large selection of teaching materials related to certain religions and topics related to religion/beliefs. The teaching materials are labeled according to levels: intermediate 1, intermediate 2, higher, and advanced higher.
Subjects covered include World Religions, various subjects related to Christianity, the Existence of God, Nature of Belief, Religion and the Social [...]

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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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Faith and Belief

The Channel 4 Faith and Belief site contains information about the different religions and their festivals. It also includes a map over the spread of religion across the globe. It explains the history of the many religions, as well as the debates and controversies linked to conflicts in coexistence. The site is very good for [...]

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Religion, BBC

The BBC, religion site contains much information of up to 80 different faiths. Here can be found the background information and history of these religions, but the site also holds links to religion in the news. Links to podcasts and videos from Religion and Ethics from BBC News, can also be located. It is a [...]

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The Story of India

The Story of India offers educational resources for teachers wanting to use the DVD (that can be bought through the website) and the rich content on this web site in their classrooms. The lessons have been designed for high school world history and Advanced Placement world history classes. However, they can be adapted for lower [...]

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Thutong Curriculum Learning Space: Religion Studies

This website contains materials and tools teachers can use to createa a syllabus to teach about world religions. Documents on the site’s homepage include sample exam questions and answers for Grade 12 to test students’ knowledge of Buddhism, Judaism, African Indigenous Churches, and Hinduism.

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