“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
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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
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
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
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