Bridging Religious and Cultural Divides with the Tony Blair Faith Foundation's Face to Faith ProgramSubmitted by TimDaly on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 10:25am
Humanity faces many daunting challenges in the 21st century. But none is greater--or more urgent--than the challenge of preparing young people to negotiate religious and ethnic differences with civility and respect. That's why more than 800 schools in 20 countries, including 100 in the U.S., are using Face to Faith, an educational initiative offered free to all schools by the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. Through video conferencing and secure online community, students engage one another directly in civil, but robust dialogue about issues of faith and belief that matter to them. --> read more »
As we look forward to implementing a new national framework for inquiry in social studies, the question becomes, How do we assess this? Michigan's social studies teachers and consultants grappled with that very question last year and would like to share what they learned and developed in this interactive session.
Facilitator: Mary Janzen, Instructional Coach, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA
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