Catholic Educator's Resource Center - Resources for Catholic Education:
" The Catholic Educators Resource Center provides an internet
library of journal articles, essays, book excerpts, and other texts
chosen for their objective, concise, and clear presentation of Catholic
teachings, history, and culture. " Gathered in this web site are a large
and varied collection of documents on dozens of topics and current issues.
Education section, for example, lists almost 100 links and provides
a good description of the content of each. The same process is used
on each of the other topic pages. Other topics include, to name but
a few: Art & Literature, History, Politics & Government, Religion
and Ethics, Science. Issues documented include: abortion, the environement,
the media, medical ethics, sexuality, and many more.
Religious Education Resources is another source of information specifically intended for religious education. Noteworthy features include the following sections: Community Service: Arts and Crafts, Evaluating Student Performance, Nursing Home; Diagnostic Tools: Surveys, quotables, lesson structure, simulation game - teaching values ; Pedagogy in Religious Education: Lesson Structure, Curriculum Framework, Guidelines for Religious Education - Work of the Archdiocese of Melbourne; Specific Teaching Units: Lesson Plan on Creation, Stewardship - Creation - Original Sin Unity with God, Vocations, The Will (many lesson plans and worksheets); Student Concerns: Questions asked by Year 8 and 11 students, Meditation Responses reveal concerns and spirituality
Weblinks - This site was recently launched by Sadlier. It is already a valuable resources for religious education and will become even more so as the content of the archives expands. WebLinks offers: Links to Web sites selected by educators focussing on diverse topics; Interactive, Web-based lesson activities for ages 5 to 14 developed by catechists for catechists; An online discussion group where people can share ideas about using technology and ask specific questions about the use of Web-based resources.
For a listing of other websites dealing specifically with religious education or issues related to religious education see: Religious Education - Resources for Catholic Educators
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