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The Effective Teaching of Religious Education (2nd edition)

The Effective Teaching of Religious Education (2nd edition)

By: Brenda Watson (author), Penny Thompson (author)Paperback

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The Effective Teaching of Religious Education provides a firm foundation for the teaching of Religious Education at both primary and secondary level. It takes a direct approach to the challenges of teaching RE today and this, together with a range of practical suggestions and examples, make it an invaluable guide for specialists and non-specialists alike.

About Author

Brenda Watson is the author of several books on education and religion. A former lecturer at Didsbury College of Education, she became Director of the Farmington Institute in Oxford for several years before doing consultancy work. Penny Thompson taught RE in comprehensive schools on Merseyside in the UK for 15 years. She has taught at tertiary level, at an independent school and in adult education. She has written a book on RE and is the author of many articles on the subject.


PART I ROLE OF RE IN SOCIETY TODAY Chapter 1 The effective teacher of REChapter 2 RE - Erratic boulder?Chapter 3 Giving religion a chance PART II WHAT DO WE MEAN BY RELIGION? Chapter 4 The purpose of REChapter 5 ChristianityChapter 6 Other world religions PART III SKILLS FOR UNDERSTANDING Chapter 7 Concepts and imaginationChapter 8 Truth-claims and thinking skillsChapter 9 Interpreting scripture PART IV EXTENDING THE CURRICULUM Chapter 10 RE and the rest of the curriculum Chapter 11 Worship and educationChapter 12 Encouraging spiritual development

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405824101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781405824101
  • weight: 434
  • ISBN10: 1405824107
  • edition: 2nd edition

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