Teaching Religious Education: Primary and Early Years

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SAGE, May 21, 2008 - Education - 176 pages
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Many trainee primary teachers are uncertain as to the place and purpose of RE in primary schools. This book is designed to alleviate such fears and give trainees the security and confidence to teach RE effectively. Trainees are encouraged to recognise their own religious position and understand how they handle their own beliefs and commitments in the classroom. In addition, they will learn how to be sensitive to children's religious viewpoints, allowing children to share their beliefs in a secure and supportive environment. A range of strategies help readers to provide engaging and appropriate RE across the primary age phase.
 

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Contents

Preface
the law the curriculum and attainment targets
issues and principles
Principles into practice
Literature literacy and
Developing thinking skills in
The contribution of RE to childrens personal and spiritual development and well being
RE in the Early Years
Planning in
Assessment in
Introductions to six world religions
Bibliography
Index
Copyright

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Elaine McCreery is a Senior Lecturer specialising in religious education at the Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan /par1/University.

Sandra Palmer is a qualified Primary School teacher who has taught in England and Australia. She is currently a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, specializing in the teaching of Primary Religious Education and having a particular interest in R.E., literacy and literature, and Religious Education in the Early Years. She has written books and resource packs on the teaching of Primary Religious Education and has co-written and edited “The Tapestry of Tales” a collection of stories from religions.

Veronica Voiels is a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University with a particular interest in children and spirituality, teaching world religions and development education.

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