Download as a pdf at http://cie.org This collection of teaching resources provides an in-depth look at selected areas in which European and Muslim civilizations interacted during the period from 600 CE to 1500 CE. The materials collected here make up a complete unit of study, but their scope is larger than that of a typical supplementary…
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
Bibliography of well-reviewed, award winning and useful books for librarians and educators on Islam and Muslims, a variety of genres and age levels
A brief overview of Islam and Muslim civilization by a highly respected public intellectual and scholar of world religions.
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors, Hena Khan (author), Mehrdokht Amini (illustrator)
Beautiful picture book featuring aspects of Islamic tradition, civilization and culture, architecture, and Islamic art in order to illustrate colors.
Children’s picture book on Islamic holidays as celebrated in India, from a series about various religions in India and their cultural practices.
This website provides information on acquiring streaming rights for the documentary film The Sultan and the Saint, the story of the encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and Sultan of Egypt al-Malik al-Kamil, during the fifth Crusade.
World History For Us All online world history curriculum (with lessons on Islam and Muslim history in Eras 5-7)
World History For Us All Era 5 pf the World History For Us All online curriculum features Islamic history, especially in the Panorama lesson in brief form, in Landscape 5.2 Islam and Afroeurasia and 5.3 Consolidation of the Trans-Hemispheric Network, and later eras, such as Landscape 6.7 The Long Reach of the Major Religions include lessons as relevant to pre-modern and modern history.