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Teaching about controversial issues in Catholic schools

Tony Higgins

Teaching about controversial issues in Catholic schools

by Tony Higgins

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Published by Centre for Applied Research in Education in [Norwich] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Schools Council/ Nuffield Humanities Project.,
  • Catholic Church -- Great Britain -- Education.,
  • Catholic schools -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 71-84.

    Statementby Tony Higgins ; with an appendix (B) by Chris Murray.
    SeriesCentre for Applied Research in Education occasional publications -- no. 7, CARE occasional publications -- no. 7.
    ContributionsMurray, Chris
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18314378M
    ISBN 100904510050

      Catholic Controversies: Understanding Church Teachings And Events In History gives Catholics and others seeking the truth a valuable resource for correcting the most common misunderstandings and myths perpetuated by the media, university professors and the uninformed.. This valuable resource collects the very best articles addressing most of the “hot-button” issues . Talking effectively about controversial issues with young children is a challenge facing every primary school teacher. Tackling Controversial Issues in the Primary School provides teachers with support and guidance as you engage with the more tricky questions and topics you and your pupils encounter.

    Challenges for the Catholic School CHAPTER 6; THE ETHOS OFTHE CATHOLIC SCHOOL Sr Eileen Randles CHAPTER 7: PROMOTING TRUTH/INTER-FAITH EDUCATION IN IRISH CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS Patricia Kieran Part Four Conclusion CHAPTER 8; CURRENT ISSUES I 3 5 9 11 43 61 63 75 85 !O5   Delta Kappa Gamma Educators Book Award. In this book, eminent educational philosopher Nel Noddings and daughter Laurie Brooks explain how teachers can foster critical thinking through the exploration of controversial issues. The emphasis is on the use of critical thinking to understand and collaborate, not simply to win arguments.

      California education officials have agreed on a sweeping new framework for sex education in the classroom, sparking intense debate about whether some of the proposal’s teacher material is too. The Controversial Issue of Religion in Schools Religion in Schools has proven to be a very controversial matter as of lately. Even though teaching about religion is allowed in public schools, there are still many questions that are being asked in order to provide a basis of what is appropriate for school, and what is inappropriate.


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The emphasis is on the use of critical thinking to understand and collaborate, not simply to win arguments/5(5). Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles provide a thorough exploration of current debates and controversies relating to teaching controversial issues in primary and secondary schools.

They also investigate the changing nature of this type of learning experience and explore its contribution to the curriculum, particularly history and citizenship : $   This Teaching about controversial issues in Catholic schools book a book, especially in its revised and expanded edition, that every Catholic and interested non-Catholic should read.

The author is an auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and, more famously, the founder of the Word on Fire ministry, which has taken off like wildfire, and is one of the more important projects in the Church today.

Catholic schools have an important role in helping cultivate the future adult laity, especially given the continuing numerical decline and ageing of clergy and vowed religious persons. As there is demonstrable plurality among the laity on some issues that are controversial within the Church, however, and receiving and responding to controversy is an Cited by: 3.

sial issues in some Catholic schools. One technique that teachers use in response to student disagreement with the offi cial Church view on a controversial issue like contraception, homosexuality, or female ordination is to present Church. Fairness must characterize the school's approach to controversial issues — whether the issue is immigration policy, same-sex marriage, conscience-based objections to a particular policy or law, the nature of gender, sex education, abortion, the death penalty, doctor-assisted suicide, U.S.

wars, or hot-button issues in the local community. Teaching Controversial Issues Revised and updated, with practical strategies for both in and out of the classroom. Young people frequently face making decisions about a wide range of issues on which there are many different views.

Issues like sexuality, religion, bullying, and war can provoke strong, varied and often contradictory responses. Jonathan Zimmerman is a professor of education and history at the University of Pennsylvania and the co-author of The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools.

Inthe Congregation for Catholic Education in Rome issued a document entitled Educational Guidance in Human Love that, while strongly reiterating the Church's constant emphasis on privacy and on the teaching of modesty, purity, chastity, and morality, nevertheless conceded that the Catholic school [was] called to collaborate with.

It is eighteen years since an authoritative book appeared on teaching controversial issues. Today new and pressing issues, local and global, challenge our capacities as teachers. In England, the compulsory secondary citizenship curriculum and primary guidelines in the national curriculum have completely altered the educational context.

January 5, (CardinalNewmanSociety) -- The Cardinal Newman Society’s reporting in highlighted numerous issues — positive and negative — impacting faithful Catholic education in the.

The contributions of Catholic Education in Australia today is immense, with 1, Catholic schools across the country educating more thanstudents. In the Townsville Diocese, which extends north to Halifax, south to Proserpine and west to Mount Isa, there are 28 schools catering for more t students.

Schools Coloring Books Environmental Literacy Natural Wonders: EE for Early Childhood Teaching About Controversial Issues An educator’s primary task is to motivate students. In many cases, students possess pre-existing emotions associated with various environmental and social issues.

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Catholic Social Teaching outlines how Catholics can become Christ’s hands and feet in regards to modern social issues. Ten major themes cover all of the social issues that our families, cities, and country face as we work together to improve lives. The topics include: Dignity of the Human Person, Common Good and Community, Option for the Poor, Rights and Responsibilities.

In their book, The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education, Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy offer guidelines to these and other questions, using a study they conducted from. Church Teachings on Controversial Topics. It maybe that catechesis and religious education is poor in many areas, or it could be that religious interest is at low ebb, or that people falsely believe the second Vatican Council changed the Church’s teachings.

Pope Paul VI attempted to clarify the Catholic Church’s ancient teaching on. From the fights about the teaching of evolution to the details of sex education, it may seem like American schools are hotbeds of controversy. But as Jonathan Zimmerman and Emily Robertson show in this insightful book, it is precisely because such topics are so inflammatory outside school walls that they are so commonly avoided within them.

And this, they argue, is a. Catholic truth is the attraction in our religious education program. Parents are particularly pleased with knowing what their children are learning. It is all in the books the students bring home, unlike some other series which contain most of the information given to students only in the teacher’s manual.

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Archbishop J. Michael Miller, C.S.B., wrote this while serving as Secretary for the Congregation for Catholic Education.This paper observes that an ironic tension occurs in the discussion of controversial issues in some Catholic schools.

One technique that teachers use in response to student disagreement with the official Church view on a controversial issue like contraception, homosexuality, or female ordination is to present Church teaching but then suggest that students follow up at.

Confronting difficult issues in books that they may also encounter in real life may be tricky territory, she says, “but that’s part of why we have books.” Mason and Dobbs, who teach a professional education program on how to introduce culturally responsive or challenging literature into the classroom, offer the following advice on how to.