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Exploring the National Shrine

A worksheet asking students to discover more about the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception by visiting their website.

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Suicide Prevention

A document on suicide prevention including warning signs, action steps, online resources, and lifesaving facts to consider.

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Vocabulary for Unit 3 of “Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in Society.”

A sheet of vocabulary terms for Unit 3 of “Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in Society.”

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Research Directions on Respect for Life Issues

Directions to research respect for life issues, from "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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Calling Society to Justice Web Quest

A Web Quest dealing with calling society to justice, from "Christian Morality: Our Response to Gods Love."

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Icons and iconography: Awe and Reverence

A research assignment dealing with icons, iconography, awe, and reverence, from "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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WebQuest Searching for Signs of Social Sin

A WebQuest on searching for signs of social sin, from "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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WebQuest

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses the value of using WebQuests as a classroom learning tool.

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Creating Photo Stories

This article is from the Living in Christ Series. It gives ideas for using PhotoStory in the classroom, available for free download.

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The List of Popes

A full list of all of the Popes with links to information about each Pope.

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Word Splash

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses and explains the value of using a Word Splash for classroom learning.

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Bibletimelines.org - Interactive Biblical Timelines

An interactive timeline can be found at the above link. It lacks the detail of other timelines; but if one of the events in the timeline is clicked, a large frame of Scripture quotations, some from the Old Testament but most from the Gospels, pops up to describe the event.

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Peter and Paul

This link to the Web site for the PBS series Peter and Paul is the starting point for a Webquest exploration.

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Kings of Israel and Judah

This site provides a chronological list of the kings of Israel and Judah, with links to brief articles from the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia for each king.

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Blogging and Beyond

This article is from the Living in Christ Series. It offers an overview of what blogging is and how it can be integrated in the classroom. Several suggested blogs are featured at the end of the article.

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Setting Up a Blog

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It gives an introduction and overview of blogging and its educational value.

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Using Google Earth

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers an introduction to the use of Google Earth in the classroom.

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Exegesis Online Information Quest

This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It helps students locate and utilize online resources for biblical scholarship and exegesis.

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Habit of Prayer Commitment Covenant

It is pretty obvious to anyone involved in education that our students are busy. The World Day of Prayer (held in March) gives teachers the opportunity to teach them about prayer and how to build a habit of prayer. Three ...

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Blessed are the Media Makers . . .

Imagine if a teacher brought students to the school library and allowed them to read anything they wanted without ever asking a single question or demanding that students think critically about what they were reading. Preposterous! What teacher would ever ...

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National Bible Week: Dei Verbum

November 18, 2006 marked the forty-first anniversary of the approval of the Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum), a Second Vatican Council document. Dei Verbum was mainly responsible for the explosion of Bible reading and Bible study by Catholics. ...

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Artist Appreciation Month: Graphic Images of Christ's Passion in Art

Mel Gibson is not the first person to shock the public with a graphically violent portrayal of the Passion and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In 1515, Matthias Grunewald revealed an artwork called The Isenheim Altarpiece to the monks and churchgoers ...

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January 22: Saying Yes to Life

Preparation Bring in pictures of fetal development. 1. Present a scenario in which a girl like those in your group experiences a crisis pregnancy. Then list on the board a number of options, such as these: She can keep the ...