The third edition of Learning to Teach Religious Education in the Secondary School draws together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, and suggests tasks, activities and further reading designed to enhance the quality of initial school experience for the student teacher. This third edition has all new content and contributors, which take account of recent developments in the subject.
Key themes addressed include:
Learning to Teach Religious Education in the Secondary School is designed to provide student teachers with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to teaching religious education in the secondary school.
Introduction Part I: The context of Religious Education 1 The aims and purpose of RE2 Religious Education policy across the United Kingdom Part II: Teaching and learning 3 Lesson planning 4 Talk and teaching Part III: Classroom issues 5 The role of language in Religious Education 6 Assessment in Religious Education 7 Learning to Teach Religious Education at Key Stage 4 8 Teaching GCE A Level Religious Studies 9 Inclusion and Religious Education Part IV: Religious Education and the whole school 10 Spirituality and spiritual development 11 Religious Education and moral education 12 Using computers to teach Religious Education Part V: Supporting professional development 13 The new Religious Education teacher and professional development