When it comes to teaching, no method or approach is as important as the character, the commitment, and the personhood of the teacher.
But you can further your development as a teacher by learning about approaches, methods, and activities appropriate to lifespan faith development in the liberal church, which is what you’ll get in this guidebook to religious instruction.
Betty Jo Middleton takes a Unitarian Universalist perspective but draws upon many sources in focusing on teaching approaches, methods, and learning activities appropriate and effective for people of all ages.
Explore seven categories of teaching methods for use in programs for faith development, and learn how to incorporate the following into your teaching: storytelling, creative expression, learning through play, discourse, learning stations, real-world experiences, and reflection and meditation.
Whether you’re a religious educator, member of the clergy, volunteer, or a parent of a child in a religious growth and learning program, you’ll be empowered by the strategies and insights in To Touch Inward Springs.