Teaching Religion in the Classroom

The panelists discussed the historical reasons why American schools have ignored teaching religion in schools. They talked about how to… read more

The panelists discussed the historical reasons why American schools have ignored teaching religion in schools. They talked about how to teach about religion and its influence on history without imposing certain religions on students. Professor Butler talked about his project which explains the nature of religion in American culture for high school and junior high school students. Mr. Haynes described the guide that his organization created to help teachers to integrate teaching religion into their particular subjects without adding more to their teaching load. Ms. Plummer explained how she integrated teaching religion to her students which she said has been a very positive experience. They took questions from the audience. close

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Teaching Religion in the Classroom

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Program ID:
122228-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 01, 1999 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 02, 1999 | 9:32am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 01, 1999 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 1999 | 9:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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