Educating About Islam - article collection

101 Tools for Tolerance http://www.tolerance.org/101_tools/index.html

A Teachers Guide to Religion in the Public Schools, First Amendment Center, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/teachersguide/teachersguide.pdf

A Parents Guide to Religion in the Public Schools, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/religioninpublicschools/parentsguidereligion.pdf

A Teachers Guide to Religion in the Public Schools, from the Freedom Forum, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/findingcommonground/B06.TeachersGuide.pdf

Accommodating Muslims in the Public Schools: Where to Draw the Line http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/commentary.aspx?id=13311

Arabic Language Resources http://theamericanmuslim.org/2003nov_comments.php?id=462_0_23_0_C

An Introduction to Islam, Saudi Aramco World,  This is an excellent short introduction (8 pages) with a timeline, brief explanations of key points (including Arabic numerals and writing, Jihad, Islamic Calendar, 5 pillars, beliefs, art & architecture), a good reading list, a list of notable Muslims, etc.  This is an excellent handout for teachers.  A lot of information packed into a few pages and with beautiful color photographs.  You can print it from this url from pdf format.  http://12.151.162.56/sa/pubs/SA_World/jan_feb2002/islam_p33to41.pdf

BASICS OF ISLAM http://theamericanmuslim.org/2003nov_comments.php?id=462_0_23_0_C

Calendar and Important Islamic dates http://www.ing.org/about/islampage.asp?num=14

Conference on How to Teach About Islam http://www.isna.net/news/miniheadlines.asp?dismode=article&artid=291

Do’s and Dont’s of Teaching About Religion in the Public Schools, http://www.teachingaboutreligion.org/Guidance%20for%20Teaching/dos_&_dont’s.htm

Glossary of Islamic Terms http://theamericanmuslim.org/2003nov_comments.php?id=462_0_23_0_C

Glossary of Islamic Terms http://www.cie.org/teachers/glossary.asp

Hajj Information Sheet http://www.ing.org/speakers/subpage.asp?num=23&pagenum=4

Healthcare Providers Guidelines for Interacting With Muslim Patients and Families http://www.ispi-usa.org/currentarticles/muslimprotocol.html

Islamic New Year Information Sheet http://www.ing.org/speakers/subpage.asp?num=24&pagenum=4

LESSON PLAN for Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet film http://www.cie.org/teachers/LessonPlans/Legacy/default1.asp

LESSON PLAN Hijab: Between Piety and Secularism http://www.cie.org/teachers/LessonPlans/hijab/default.asp

LESSON PLAN Story of Classical Knowledge and Its Transfer Before the Renaissance http://www.cie.org/teachers/lesson_renunit_knowledge.asp

MUSLIM CONTRIBUTIONS http://theamericanmuslim.org/2003nov_comments.php?id=462_0_23_0_C

Palestinian Culture - Asalah Magazine http://www.usaid.gov/wbg/asalah.htm

Position Statements on Teaching About Religion in the Public Schools, http://www.teachingaboutreligion.org/Guidance%20for%20Teaching/position_statements.htm#OABITAR

Professionals Taught Muslim Beliefs and Culture http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/northphoenix/articles/0313islam13Z3.html

Public School Educators See Value in Religious Diversity http://www.freep.com/news/religion/crumm19_20040319.htm

Public Schools and Religious Communities, A First Amendment Guide, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/publicschools/publicschools.2-00.pdf

Ramadan Information Sheet http://www.ing.org/speakers/subpage.asp?num=22&pagenum=4

Religion and Public Schools http://pewforum.org/religion-schools/

Religion in the Public School Curriculum, from the Freedom Forum, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/findingcommonground/B07.inPublicSchool.pdf

Religion in the Public Schools: A Statement on Current Law http://archive.aclu.org/issues/religion/relig7.html

Resource List from IFNA, http://www.islamicedfoundation.com/public.htm

Scholar of Islam Finds Himself in Demand for the Wrong Reasons http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/northphoenix/articles/0313islam13Z3.html

Teachers Guide to Religion in the Public Schools http://www.cie.org/teachers/TeachersGuideToReligionInThePublicSchools.asp

Teaching About Islam in American Schools http://www.altmuslim.com/family_comments.php?id=1135_0_16_0_C

Teaching About Religion http://www.asbj.com/2003/04/0403research.html

Teaching About Religion in American Life, A First Amendment Guide, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/tarial/oxfordbooklet.forweb.pdf

Teaching About Religion in National and State Social Studies Standards, http://www.freedomforum.org/publications/first/teachingaboutreligion/teachingaboutreligionexecutivesummary.pdf

Teaching About Religion in the Public Schools post 9/11, the PEW Forum, http://pewforum.org/events/index.php?EventID=48

Teaching About Religion in Public Schools http://www.teachingaboutreligion.org/

Teaching About Religion in Public Schools, Max Fisher http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev027.shtml

Teaching About Religion and the Bible: legal considerations http://www.religioustolerance.org/ps_bibl.htm

What Is Islam? http://www.tolerance.org/news/article_tol.jsp?id=273

Why an Academic Study of Religion?, http://www.teachingaboutreligion.org/CriticalConcepts/the_diversity_emphasis.htm

ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES

Council on Islamic Education, http://www.cie.org/
The Islam Project, http://www.theislamproject.org/
Islamic Networks Groups, www.ing.org

Arab World & Islamic Resources (AWAIR) (public school resources),  [url=http://www.awaironline.org/[/url]

The Book Foundation, http://www.thebook.org/

Central Asia Teacher Resources, http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/crees/outreach/centralasiaresources.htm

Council on Islamic Education (Public School Resources), http://www.matusa.org/home.html

First Amendment Issues, The Freedom Forum, http://www.freedomforum.org/

Islamic Networks Group (Speakers), http://www.ing.org/

Islamic Foundation of North America, www.islamicedfoundation.com

Islam in the U.S. page of the U.S. Dept. of State, http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/islam/  This page is now closed and replaced by Muslims in America, http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/muslimlife/

Penpals, Epals Classroom Exchange, http://www.epals.com/

Teacher Resources, http://www.ing.org/ 

Directory of Multi-Cultural Organizations, http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/multicultural/sites/orgs.html

National Assoc. for Multicultural Education, http://www.nameorg.org/

Religion and Public Education Resource Center http://hyperion.csuchico.edu/rs/rperc/index.html

 

FAQ’S

Islam - the Facts, http://www.newint.org/issue345/facts.htm

 

 


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