Tag Archives: United States

Peace Be Upon You

This classroom activity explores the issue of the separation of church and state and the issue of religious tolerance. The separation of church and state has been a controversial issue in the U.S., and this activity enables teachers to engage … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decisions on Freedom of Religion

These lesson plans are the result of the work of the teachers who have attended the Columbia Education Center's Summer Workshop. CEC is a consortium of teacher from 14 western states dedicated to improving the quality of education in the … Continue reading

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Religion and Ethics Lesson Plans

RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY’s lesson plans introduce students to today’s most important religious and moral issues. Using selected stories, online video, and other resources from the R&E Web site, these lessons address a broad range of current events from bioethics … Continue reading

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Holiday Stereotyping Activity

This activity allows students to explore how people often stereotype one another based on one’s clothing. The class is split into two, and each group will have to answer certain questions in regards to the image of a Santa hat … Continue reading

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I’m Human, Too

This activity asks students to identify certain beliefs about “their group” that are offensive and then provide positive ways to handle encounters with such remarks. First, students need to identity what group they each belong to.

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A SourceBook for Earth’s Community of Religions

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Understanding Prejudice: Exercises and Demonstrations

A series of interactive tools from UnderstandingPrejudice.org, to be used in teaching about prejudism.

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Understanding Prejudice: Teachers Corner

This page contains links to teaching ideas, materials, and resources, including more than 35 college-level as well as Elementary and Secondary School activities and student assignments.

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United Religions Initiative, Kids

The United Religions Initiative, is a growing global community working to create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings. The website for kids is an interactive learning tool about world religions and has extensive … Continue reading

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Mix It Up Planner: 2008 – 2009

This planner advises teachers and educators on how to organize a Mix It Up Day Lunch where students are encouraged to interact with other students from diverse backgrounds. This planner also provides teachers and educators with boundary-crossing lesson plans and … Continue reading

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