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Teaching Evolution to Religiously - Sensitive Groups

Thursday, March 9, 2023 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Location: McClure Faith and Science Center

Come join us for a hybrid workshop focused on teaching evolution using student-centered techniques and culturally-competent strategies designed to include religiously-sensitive groups in the conversation.

Who: Any secondary education science instructor (junior high and high school); any religious leader or instructor in charge of secondary-age youth (e.g., seminary teachers, youth pastors, Bible teachers, youth rabbis, etc.)

Part 1: Online Course - Complete a digital course on evolution and religion between February 22nd and March 8th. The course will showcase several resources available to help religious students find reconciliation between beliefs and evolutionary principles. You will also participate in interactive discussions with other science and religious educators.

Part 2: Live Conference - We will hear from Dr. April Cordero, Christian Biologist, PLNU, and Dr. Lee Meadows, Executive Director, Alabama STEM Council. Speakers will be followed by an interactive discussion.

Compensation: Following full participation in the online module and Live Event, we are offering each attendee a $100 Amazon gift card and a certificate of completion for 6 Professional Development hours.

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