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ETHICS & RELIGIOUS CULTURE

LEARN is working collaboratively with the MELS, ERC board consultants and lead teachers to align and adapt existing materials and resources to support the implementation of the ERC program in the anglophone community.

LEARN Collections:


ERC Resource Collections  LES

Voir aussi:  SAE en français chez le RECITDP >>
 


Communities

Quebec ERC on Pinterest!   ERC LEARN news on Twitter

See also ERC PLC - Professional Learning Community
A place where teachers and consultants share resources and experiences in ERC.
Click here to find out more >>
 



PROGRAM INFORMATION (& Evaluation Tools) 


ELEMENTARY ERC SECTION >>



New for 2014: Cartograf scenarios! (?)

With LES Religions Down Through Time:
The Protestant Reformation
consider using the Cartograf scenario available here

With Pilgrimages: Journeys of the Spirit
consider try the Cartograf scenario available here



HIGHLIGHTS

New: Digital Tools in ERC
iPad applications and the Evaluation Frameworks!
Visit this brand new section to get a sense of how you might use different tablet applications in ERC. 
Expect more to come!  Follow posts of more detailed iPad/tablet and other technology scenarios as they are published on the ERC News blog!

Click here >>




Powerpoints on religious objects

NEW on LEARN:  PowerPoints on religious objects, representations, and their corresponding stories and contexts, courtesy of EMSB.
Click here for more information...


lbpsb ERC and Literacy
 Lester B. Pearson School Board, this document has been developed as a teacher resource to support the implementation of the Ethics and Religious Culture Curriculum. "One of our primary goals was to provide teachers with a planning resource that is directly linked to a number of picture books. For each of the picture books you will find the bibliographic reference, as well as, the curriculum competencies and key features."
Read more and access the PDF of the latest version here...

 
sCool Videos tagged for ERC!
Just posted on the s'Cool site section at LEARN, these short "features" have been organized in one location for use with the Ethics and Religious Education program.
An ideal way to motivate students, these features were produced for the s'Cool television programme in 2008-2009, but they were researched and written by students themselves, and they reflect the students’ preoccupations and unique voices. They can be used in class as conversation starters or hooks, or as media productions to critique and learn from.  Click here to view the videos!

Classroom Conversations !
Teachers express their opinions, discuss their own experiences, share teaching strategies, and learn about the new ERC program and its objectives as they go.
Read about the event.  View the video!






RESOURCE COLLECTIONS  PE and H Blog and News


ERC LEARNING AND EVALUATION SITUATIONS   LES

The Ethics and Religious Culture program is being offered in elementary and secondary level classrooms as of September 2008.  To support teachers in its application, several Learning and Evaluation Situations were written by Anglophone resource people, with the support and expertise of the Ministère de l’É ducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS).  Similarly, some French MELS LES have also been translated and are available here.
Here are the LES titles!
  • Stories and Human Beings
  • Autonomous People
  • A Heritage to DiscoverT
  • Supernatural Beings
  • Freedom of Expressionin the Media
  • Rites of Initiation
  • Illegal?  But Everyone Does It
  • Disobeying the Law and Its Impact on the Social Order
  • Environmental Sustainability: Challenges to be met
  • Thinking About Life and Death
  • Art and Religion
  • Religions Down Through Time: The Protestant Reformation
    (Note: A related Cartograf scenario is available here)
  • Foundations of Religions Down Through Time
  • Tolerance
  • Pilgrimages:Journeys of the Spirit
    (Note: A related Cartograf scenario is available here)
  • Poverty and World Hunger: A Question of Justice
  • Religious References in Popular Music

ERC PROGRAM INFORMATION Program Info

The program section includes links to Ethics and Religious Culture  programs, the main MELS ERC site, and to other relevant documents.  No login is required to view this page.




Icon Legend
You will see these icons  on many of the resources in this site. They represent the three subject-specific competencies.
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Competency 1 - Reflects on ethical questions


erc_comp2 Competency 2 - Demonstrates an understanding of the phenomenon of religion

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Competency 3 - Engages in dialogue
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ERC Tablet Scenario ? Present a learning context with Videolicious!
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Symposium on Bullying Prevention for Feb. 7th
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ERC Tablet Scenario ? Religious expressions and traditions
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Enseigner ÉCR: Resources site for Ethics Teachers!
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Global Dignity Day (Wed, October 17, 11:00-13:30 ET)
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God (s) A user?s guide at CMC
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