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The Use of Story in Religious Education Or Spirituality in Children’s’ literature Part One

“What shall we tell the children?” has been a preoccupation of mine for the past forty years as a religious educationist. In times past, it was assumed that the Christian faith was true and that the purpose of religious instruction was to induct children in this truth. 4,959 more words


The Use of Story in Religious Education Or Spirituality in Children’s’ literature Part Two – recommended books

WATERSHIP DOWN Richard Adams (Puffin) 12+

A saga about rabbits which includes their own mythology of creation and salvation history, their encounters with danger &c. (Community, enemies, one’s on story, sharing) 5,095 more words


Christian Education: Mission Field or Discipleship? Epilogue

A friend of mine asked some questions regarding the inclusion of unbelieving children in a Christian school. I have included his questions along with my answers below: 279 more words

Christian Education

Class #21 April 22, 2015

This week’s class is the last “normal” class session of the CCD year, and it didn’t come a week too soon. Next week, we will meet in the church for our “instructional Baptism.” I have written before how much Mrs. 825 more words

Religious Education

"What could we have done differently?" 

I used to attend a mothers’ group at my former Parish. The mothers’ group met once weekly for a faith study and fellowship. Partway through the year, a seminarian was sent to our Parish to help and learn. 1,021 more words

9 Children

Religious Education

E3 – Exemplify an understanding of professional responsibilities.

I have written previously about the need for moral education in the classroom and how it should be achieved through social cooperation, however, reading Nodding’s (2006) challenging work has confronted me with the importance of going beyond morality and teaching religion in my classes. 526 more words

Effective Educators

Clara Esker

Title: Teacher, Learning Center Director

Company: Moreland Notre Dame School

Location: Watsonville, Calif.

The most gratifying aspect of being a teacher and learning center director at Moreland Notre Dame School to Sister Clara Esker is meeting with returning alumni, who thank her for teaching them how to write well, as well as reinforcing the English skills necessary for success. 127 more words