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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Religious Diversity in the Classroom

How do you make both of these students feel safe, supported and respected? By creating a classroom culture in which religious diversity is respected and accepted.
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Facilitating Constructive Conversations about 9/11

Conversation Guidelines for Schools and Academic Settings, developed by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, provides useful steps for having respectful conversations about 9/11 and religion.
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Religious Holidays

If you want to include religious holidays as part of classroom inquiry, it is important to plan for them. Keep the following guidelines in mind.
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Keep It Academic

The study of religion must serve academic purposes. Many schools approach the subject in self-contained religion courses, while others integrate the study of religion throughout coursework. Below are models and resources.
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Maintain Neutrality

Learn how schools can teach religious tolerance -- and stay within constitutional bounds.
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