Teaching ABOUT Religion in the Public Schools
The Social Studies
A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. Explores how to teach religion in the social studies classroom in public schools. Asserts that religion should be taught to educate children about beliefs that differ from their own and about the role of religion in U.S. society. Provides suggestions for teaching about religion to students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Dever, M. T., Whitaker, M. L., & Byrnes, D. A. (2001, September/October). The 4th R: Teaching ABOUT religion in the public schools. The Social Studies, 92(5), 220-229.