Guidelines for Teaching about Religion in K-12 Public Schools
These guidelines for teaching about religion were created by a task force of the American Academy of Religion, the professional association of scholars of religion in North America and abroad. They provide legal guidelines and resources for educators, administrators, school board members, parents, and interested citizens on how to teach about religion in constitutionally sound and educationally innovative ways.
In this Religion Dispatches roundtable, religion writers consider the topic of "religion as a front for tyranny" through the lens of the new Hulu adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale. Read the roundtable discussion here.
Certificate in Religious Studies & Education
The Harvard Extension School, in partnership with the Harvard Divinity School, offers a professional certificate in Religious Studies & Education designed to provide educators with a multidisciplinary foundation for approaching the study of religion in public school classrooms or in other educational settings focused on learning about religion. Read more