Religious Freedom

ElieEducating for Peace, Uncategorized

Over and over again I found that many of the peace heroes were using the same religious language, regardless of their faith tradition. The words “image of God” or “children of God” were repeated in every religious conviction, as was the idea that we are all (as a result) brothers and sisters, which is why we bear so much responsibility toward one another

Points of Light

ElieUncategorized

The Peace Heroes Curriculum does not try to cover up the ugly realities of history. Rather, it aims to find points of light in those dark places – moments of redemption that transform history into something infused with hope

Tangible Peace

ElieUncategorized

I love that the Curriculum, from the outset of the pilot program, is so diverse in its use. It is an unintentional fleshing out of one of the Curriculum’s core values: Unity in diversity

Welcome to Our New Blog!

EliePilot Program, Uncategorized

Welcome to our Peace Heroes Curriculum blog! For the time being, I’ve created a very simple site, which aims to do two things: 1) Keep teachers participating in our 2016-2017 pilot program informed about what is happening in the other schools (providing them with a platform for interactive discussion and dialogue) 2) Give anyone who is interested a glimpse into … Read More