Religious Literacy in Public Schools: What to Teach and How

When:
July 9, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
2019-07-09T12:30:00-04:00
2019-07-09T14:30:00-04:00
Where:
Knight Studio
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Cost:
Free and open to the public. Registration is required.
Religious Literacy in Public Schools: What to Teach and How @ Knight Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Religious Freedom Center and National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will host a celebration of the publication of “Teaching about Religion in the Social Studies Classroom,” an invaluable new resource from NCSS.

About the Book: The study of religion is essential for understanding the past and present, and critical for global citizenship in a religiously diverse country and world. This book provides advice, recommendations and resources to help social studies educators know what to teach about religion and how to do it.

Panelists:

  • Charles Haynes, founding director of Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute and editor of “Teaching about Religion in the Social Studies Classroom”
  • Ben Marcus, religious literacy specialist of Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute
  • Kristen Farrington, executive director of Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute
  • Susan Douglass, education outreach coordinator at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies of Georgetown University
  • Donna Phillips, PhD, director of curriculum & assessment innovations, DC Public Schools
  • Emile Lester, associate professor at the University of Mary Washington
 
Charles C. Haynes Ben Marcus Kristen Looney Susan Douglas Donna Phillips
Charles C. Haynes Benjamin P. Marcus Kristen Farrington Susan Douglas Donna Phillips, PhD
 

National Council for the Social Studies

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