A set of lessons and multimedia on teaching about stereotypes related to Islam and Muslims, especially after 9/11, including several short films and a segment from the PBS series Finding Your Roots, materials on confronting bullying, American Muslims: Facts vs. Fiction, etc.
Guidelines for Teaching about Religion & Religion and the First Amendment (Promoting Understanding: Islam)
Introductory material on constitutional guidelines for teaching about religion by Marcia Beauchamp, a guide on the needs of Muslim students, and a lesson plan on the First Amendment to the US Constitution (Bill of Rights), with links to other material in the series Promoting Understanding: Islam.
A set of lessons, articles and multimedia on Islamic history and culture, including John Green’s “Crash Course World History” on the topic. Links to other basic information such as the Five Pillars, from the Promoting Understanding: Islam series
A set of lessons on Islamic holidays and related background, featuring video clips and the Unity Productions Foundation short film Nadia’s Ramadan. From the series Promoting Understanding: Islam
An Olympic fencer, activist, and Time”100 Most Influential People” honoree Ibtihaj Muhamma, shares an all American inspiring story of faith, family, hard work, determination, and self-reliance
A film production website with information, teaching resources, discussion guides and interviews on films focused on increasing the power and reach of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation and build a future of freedom, dignity and equality for all. The film Naila and the Uprising is scheduled for broadcast in spring 2019, and a curriculum guide for using the film is in preparation.
She Made It” egment on the Today Show with Meghan Kelly, March 8, 2018, featuring on-air reporter Tahera Rahman, whose dream of becoming a television reporter was complicated by her choice to wear the Islamic head covering known as hijab.
Panel discussion with local residents of State College PA who are Muslims, discussing their experiences as Muslims. See also link to Atlanta Journal-Constitution at muslims-america-the-numbers.
Documentary about Puerto Rico American rapper Hamza Perez and his path toward becoming a Muslim, set in Pittsburgh, PA, and featuring the Muslim community in that city,
The Grand Mosque of Paris: a Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix
Illustrated story from the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II, when Jews and their families found refuge in the Grand Mosque of Paris complex, where they were protected along with escaped prisoners of war and other groups under persecution or pursuit, including children.