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Volume 39, Number 1
Theme: RE and research
In this issue:
- The Prince of Egypt: Moses in the classroom
- 30+ Active RE lesson ideas for 4-19-year-olds using research
- RE as research, religion as research
- Professional REflection: academic research applied to the RE classroom
- Perspectives from five different worldviews and religion: how could you be teaching more authentically
Volume 38, Number 3
Theme: JUSTICE AND RELIGIONS
In this issue:
- Tom Holland: revolutionary Jesus
- Kim Leadbetter MBE considers her sister Jo Cox’s legacy
- RE and the reduction of racism
- Great activities for understanding the Golden Rule
- Perspectives on justice from different religions and world views
- Karbala: the pilgrimage of a lifetime
- 30+ Active RE lesson ideas for 4-19-year-olds
The Visual Commentary on Scripture (VCS, see thevcs.org/) is a freely accessible online publication that provides theological commentary on the Bible in dialogue with works of art.
REtoday interviewed Muslim artist Ali Caligraff, who works in France, about his dynamic and intriguing Islamic art, often infused with joy and vitality
May I start by thanking each of you for all that you are doing to ensure that all pupils in our schools receive high quality Religious Education.
Andrew Jones teaches at The Reach Free School in Hertfordshire. How many of his eight methods for improved learning via homework are you currently practising? Try out some of the others!
Too often, RE makes little space for the Bahá’í faith, but in this issue of REtoday three devotees from the Bahá’í tradition share their own experience on a personal basis on our theme of worldviews. Cosma...
Eleven worldview questions: a way of opening up the concept of worldviews for your pupils
It was with great sadness that we learned of Heather Williamson’s death on 28 December.
Kirsty Wharton responded to the need to enable pupils to stretch and challenge their thinking in RE, so she started a club for students who are Able, Gifted and Talented. Here’s how it’s going.
St Dominic’s School, Brewood, in Staffordshire ran a Gifted and Talented pupil day for 60 students from three different schools in September, including a creative challenge: to express and explore religious beliefs...
When we really break it down, identity is about one thing: stories. Each person is the central protagonist in a narrative that is constantly unfolding. A person’s identity is wrapped up in their own story, but...
Read this poem (is it a poem?) aloud with your class, and then look at Amelia’s responses to it. She is 12.
At St Matthew’s we are keen to show the contribution rich RE can make to other areas of the curriculum. National Poetry Day gave us the perfect opportunity for cross-curricular links. Here is just one example of how...
The teaching resources from the Salvation Army are often referred to as hidden gems, and they are well worth exploring.
Extensive new resources for anti-racist RE are available free from the NATRE website, www.natre.org.uk/ about-natre/projects/anti-racist-re/, supported by the Free Churches Group and Methodist Schools. Here is an...
Amy Vose, RE teacher, describes what led to one of her pupils becoming a winner in last year’s Spirited Arts competition. Please plan to enter this year with your pupils – the closing date is 31 July.