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Learning to Teach Religious Education in the Secondary School provides insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, and suggests tasks, activities and further reading that are designed to enhance the quality of initial school experience for the student teacher.
Key themes addressed include:
This second edition has been thoroughly updated throughout to take account of changes to policy and the curriculum. It includes two additional chapters on ‘Religious Education and Citizenship’ and ‘Teaching Religious Education at A level’, as well as new versions of three original chapters ‘Teaching Children with Special Educational Needs’, ‘Religious Education and Moral Education’ and ‘Resources for Religious Education’.
Supporting teachers in developing levels of religious and theological literacy, both of individual pupils and the society as a whole, this comprehensive and accessible text will give practising teachers and students an introduction to the craft of teaching Religious Education in the secondary school.
Introduction: Becoming a Religious Education Teacher - L. Philip Barnes, Andrew Wright and Ann-Marie Brandom Part I: The context of Religious Education 1. The Place of Religious Education in the Curriculum - Linda Rudge 2. Religious Education in Schools - Fred Hughes and L. Philip Barnes Part II: Teaching and learning 3. Developing Programmes of Study - Jo Backus 4. Pupil Learning - Trevor Cooling Part III: Classroom issues 5. The Role of Language in Religious Education - Ann-Marie Brandom 6. Assessment in Religious Education - John Rudge 7. Learning to Teach Religious Education at Key Stage 4 - Angela Wright 8. A Level Religious Studies - Sue Cooke 9. Establishing and Enriching Religious Education at 16-plus - Vanessa Ogden Part IV: Religious Education and the whole school 10. Spirituality in the Classroom - Clive and Jane Erricker 11. Collective Worship - Derek Webster 12. Religious Education and Moral Education - L. Philip Barnes 13. Citizenship and Human Rights - Liam Gearon Part V: Supporting professional development 14. Information and Communications Technology - Andrew Clutterbuck 15. Professional Development - Joy White