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Hanner Tymor

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It’s half term tomorrow! That means I’ve survived a whole 8 weeks at school and that I get a week off now (to do more school work). 481 more words

The Absolute Urgency of Religious Education

The Religious Education Association took for the theme of its 2013 Conference, “Coming Out Religiously”: Religion, the Public Sphere, and Religious Identity Formation. As a member, I received my invitation, but the cost of travel from Australia, both financial and physical, was too great. 427 more words


Twitter as an Educational Tool

Recently I was told ‘Twitter is one of the best educational tools out there’. I was surprised by this praise. Is Twitter not just a way to follow current events and stalk celebrities? 968 more words


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Section 123 desperately wants to teach RE

When Dr Gumtree returned with the last candidate his generally polished and smiling countenance seemed somewhat dulled and his eyes frosted over. 460 more words

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They're just second graders...

Formal preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation has begun. Yes, it really is a seamless process that aligns with our children’s psychosocial development. Parents need to be assured that it’s not meant to be a time of doing “mental gymnastics,” wondering if we’re covering everything, and will the children know what to do, or do they know all of the prayers. 366 more words

Religious Education

Mystery, Marketing, and the Mess at General Theological Seminary

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/whatgodwantsforyourlife/2014/10/when-mystery-becomes-product-the-case-of-general-theological-seminary/ The link is to a blog by Frederick William Schmidt about the conflict at General Theological Seminary in New York City.  In recent weeks, from what I can make out on the Quaker sidelines, several faculty members registered complaints with the Board of Trustees about the dean. 804 more words


Preparing my child for Reconciliation - Parents speak out

Parents speak of their hearts’ desire when it comes to  preparing their child for the sacrament of Reconciliation.  This was so evident Tuesday evening at our first parent gathering for sacramental preparation which allowed time to come to know one another, and for small  and large group sharing. 407 more words

Religious Education